The final program for Technology Convergence 2023 has been released!

Comprising a rich composition of plenary sessions, scientific program and opportunities for networking, the draft program has been curated with an overriding objective: To provide the latest research, knowledge and insights on vehicle and road-based technologies from across the globe.

The full final program can be downloaded here: <Full  Conference Program>

and the overview of the program here: <Program on-a-page>.


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):

  1. Application of WIM for heavy vehicle operations and acces
  2. Data management, governance, stewardship
  3. Digital technology and data
  4. Greening road freight transport, carbon reduction, electrification, alternative fuels
  5. Heavy vehicle design and technology
  6. Heavy vehicle safety, driver safety, heavy vehicles as a workplace
  7. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and traffic management integration
  8. Managing the growing freight task, changes in the freight task, micro freight
  9. Measuring mass: in-road and on-vehicle
  10. Regulations, standards and specifications
  11. Supply chain resilience and security
  12. Users’ experience with WIM
  13. WIM data for road asset management, bridge engineering, tolling
  14. WIM for compliance and enforcement
  15. WIM standards and specifications.

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.

Other Useful Information.

When will it be held?

The conference will run from 6 to 10 November 2023. Key dates are times are below:

  • A welcome function will be held on the evening of Monday 6 November (commencing at 6pm Brisbane time).
  • The official opening will occur on the morning of Tuesday 7 November (between 9am and 11am).
  • The conference will close on the afternoon of Friday 10 November (around 4pm).

Where will it be held?

The conference is being held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC). Further information about the BCEC is available here: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre ( The BCEC is located on the southern side of the Brisbane River in area known as ‘South Bank’. Further information about South Bank is available here: Visitor Information – Visit Brisbane

What accommodation options are available?

There are numerous accommodation options available within walking distance to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Suggested hotels are presented below (in alphabetical order)

  • Emporium
  • Novotel
  • Mantra
  • Menso
  • Riverside
  • Rydges

What if I need a formal letter of invitation to attend the conference?

A formal letter of invitation can be arranged by contacting Gavin Hill on


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