Program - Frozen Luleå 2016

Published: 12 June 2015

Are white winters just a dream? Last day for registration - 25 April. Location: A117 LKAB Hall


 

Program Tuesday, May 10 2016 Snow and Climate Change

12:00 – 13:00

Registration

13:00 – 13:15

Introduction

Professor Jan Laue, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

13:15-13:45

Practical use of artificial snow in Vasaloppet cross-country race

Tommy Höglund Sport director, Vasaloppet, Sweden

13:45-14:15

Climate change and the skiing industry - Work and research in North America and international work on skiing and the Winter Olympics.

Professor Daniel Scott, University of Waterloo, Canada

14:15-14:45

Break

14:45-15:15

Snow making – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Henrik Skoglund, Snowmakers, Sweden

15:15-15:45

Snow storage – A method to guarantee winter activities early in the season

Nina Lintzén, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

15:45-16:15

The solution – A paradigm shift in snow production

Jonas Henriksson, F3 Snow Technologies, Sweden

16:15 End of sessions

18:30 Dinner


 

Program Wednesday, May 11 2016 Preparation of pistes and skiing

9:00-9:30

Preparation and maintenance of pistes

Fabian Wolfsperger, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland

9:30-10:00

Optical measurements of snow parameters

Johan Casselgren, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

10:00-10:30

Break

10:30-11:00

Salting snow on roads - how not to salt a ski-track

Johan Wåhlin, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

11:00-11:30

On friction between ski and snow

Professor Sture Hogmark, Uppsala University, Sweden

11:30-12:00

Snow grooming using machine guidance for piste management processes

Stefan Mårtensson, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

12:00-12:30

Discussion and Summary

Professor Sven Knutsson, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden