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.