Technical Solution for Sustainable Winter Service

Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
7-9 October 2009

This international seminar was organised jointly by the PIARC Technical Committee B5 Winter Service and the Czech Ministry of Transport, Road and Motorway Directorate of Czech Republic.

Seminar Agenda

Seminar proceedings (English and French)

1st Day of the Seminar:

OPENING CEREMONY

Chairman: Václav Neuvirt, Czech Republic

 Welcome speech: Tomás Kaas, Deputy Minister of Transport, Czech Republic

 

Welcome speech: Alfred Brunclík, Director general of the Road and Motorway, Czech Republic

 

Welcome speech: Otakar Divísek, Hradec Králové Mayor, Czech Republic

 

Opening speech: Ms. Gudrun Öberg, Chair of the Technical Committee B.5'Winter Service', Sweden

English

Invitation to the XIII International Winter Road Congress in Québec 2010. Richard Charpentier, Canada

English

Presentation of the PIARC Technical Committee B.5 'Winter Service' - Strategic Issues.

Chairman: Paul Pisano, USA

Share knowledge via Winter Road Congress. Gudrun Öberg, Sweden

English

Improve winter maintenance and operation information. Richard Nelson, USA & Martin Hobbs, UK

English

Provide sustainable winter maintenance. Xavier Cocu, Belgium & Mario Marchetti, France

English

Communication with road users. Kuno Männik, Estonia

English

Discussion to the topic of the B5 strategic issues. Paul Pisano, USA

English

1st Session: Experiences from Winter maintenance (1st part).

Chairman: Didier Giloppé, France

Ecological winter maintenance on the Czech roads and motorways. Otakar Vacín, Czech Republic

 

A look at technologies and practices in winter service. Jan Ölander, Sweden

English

Procedure for winter maintenance along the A22. Carlo Costa, Italia

French

The conditions of efficient winter operations on motorways. Antal Pálfay, Hungary

English

2nd DAY OF THE SEMINAR:

1st Session: Experiences from Winter maintenance (2nd part).

Chairman: Jan Ölander, Sweden

Winter service in the city of Vienna. Manfred Skerlan, Austria

English

Questions of application of winter service in the Czech Republic. Karel Melcher, Czech Republic

English

Winter maintenance in Quebec. Richard Charpentier, Canada

English

Winter maintenance in Bavaria - quality, efficiency and sustainability. Angela Rossmann, Germany

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Winter maintenance in the Republic of Slovenia. Ljiljana Herga, Slovenia

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Winter maintenance in Slovakia. Imrích Molnár, Slovakia

English

2nd Session: Technology, materials and mechanization in Winter maintenance.

Chairman: Pavel Jezek, Czech Republic

Winter maintenance mechanization and technologies in Belgium (Walloon region). André Pans, Belgium

English

Winter maintenance performance and cost evaluation. Tomás Propísek, Czech Republic

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The main steps of technological development of the road winter maintenance in Latvia. Boriss Jelisejevs, Latvia

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Production of machines for winter maintenance. Jaroslav Nozicka, Czech Republic

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Winter maintenance optimalization methods. Václav Janousek, Czech Republic

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Winter tire technology. Ales Langer, Czech Republic

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Winter maintenance and materials used on Hungarian public roads. Attila József Szilvai, Hungary

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New developments in winter maintenance, Klaus Martin Reuther, European Salt Company

English

3rd Session: Research and new technical Solutions in Winter maintenance.

Chairman: Karel Pospísil, Czech Republic

Research in winter maintenance. Josef Stryk, Czech Republic

English

Decision Support System (DSS) for road weather conditions - trial in the Czech Republic. Tobjörn Gustavsson, Sweden

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Calibration of spreaders with automatic regulation. Antonín Hutta, Czech Republic

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Procurement of winter maintenance in Finland, some new ideas. Jukka Karjalainen, Finland

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New development in winter service in the US. Paul Pisano, USA

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Indicators, choices and relevance for winter maintenance activities. Didier Giloppé, France

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ROUND TABLE.

Chairman: Xavier Cocu, Belgium

Final Discussion. Xavier Cocu, Belgium & Pavel Jezek, Czech Republic

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Minutes from the Roundtable - Technical Committee B.5'winter Service'

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The Seminar