The draft 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 draft program can be downloaded <here>
Further details of keynote speakers and the scientific program will be released soon.
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.
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 (www.bcec.com.au). 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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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