10:30 14 Sep
nordic seminar

19th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology

14 - 15 Sep. 2016, 10:30
Luleå, Clarion Hotel Sense
English
Published: 17 December 2015

Luleå University of Technology and Luleå Railway Research Center (JVTC) arranged the 19th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology. The seminar took place on 14-15 September 2016 at the venue of Clarion Hotel Sense, located in the center of Luleå.

Luleå University of Technology and Luleå Railway Research Center (JVTC) hosted the 19th Nordic Seminar on Railway Technology 2016.

The purpose of the seminar was to gather participants from the Nordic countries being active in the railway field, for instance from universities, institutes, authorities, manufacturers, operators, maintenance companies, and consultancies.

Topics that were presented and discussed comprised of both infrastructure and vehicle issues, and all the phases of design, operation and maintenance.

The language of the seminar was mainly English, but presentations in Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish were also welcome. Presentation material in English was preferred.

Abstracts of ½-1 page were submitted. The topics based on fortynine abstracts were presented during three parallel sessions and eight plenary presentations were given.

The seminar started at 10.30 on Wednesday the 14th of September and ended at 15.00 on Thursday the 15th of September with a dinner for the participants on the evening of the 14th. The conference had 95 participants with representatives from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, England, Austria, Switzerland, India and Singapore.

This bi-annual seminar will next be hosted by Charmec at Chalmers during 2018.

Contact

Uday Kumar

Uday Kumar, Head of Subject, Chaired Professor, Head of Division

Phone: +46 (0)920 491826
Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Veronica Jägare

Veronica Jägare, Operations Administrator, acting

Phone: +46 (0)920 491629
Organisation: Operation and Maintenance, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering