Who should attend?
- Agencies responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of road infrastructure, pavements and bridges.
- Policy makers and program managers in the field of heavy vehicle transport, freight and asset management and transport reform.
- Agencies using weight and heavy vehicle information to support policies on (international) freight mobility, traffic safety, and road pricing.
- Persons involved in greening road freight transport and carbon reduction practices
- Government agencies responsible for size and weight enforcement and the operation and control of heavy vehicles.
- Researchers and student in heavy vehicle design and performance, WIM technologies, WIM data analysis, design of road infrastructures vehicle-road interaction and freight transport logistics.
- Manufacturers, vendors and users of heavy vehicles and associated schemes such as performance based standards.
- Manufacturers, vendors and users of WIM systems, data, or related equipment and services.
- All relevant stakeholders.
We welcome abstracts on a broad range of topics which relate to the theme ‘Technology convergence 2023 – Setting the wheels in motion – Re-imagining the future of heavy vehicles, roads and freight’, including (in alphabetical order):
- Application of WIM for heavy vehicle operations and acces
- Data management, governance, stewardship
- Digital technology and data
- Greening road freight transport, carbon reduction, electrification, alternative fuels
- Heavy vehicle design and technology
- Heavy vehicle safety, driver safety, heavy vehicles as a workplace
- Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management integration
- Managing the growing freight task, changes in the freight task, micro freight
- Measuring mass: in-road and on-vehicle
- Regulations, standards and specifications
- Supply chain resilience and security
- Users’ experience with WIM
- WIM data for road asset management, bridge engineering, tolling
- WIM for compliance and enforcement
- WIM standards and specifications.
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