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3rdBESTUFS Round Table

"Application fields, use cases and opportunity"

Thematic focus:

The third roundtable concerned "Application fields use cases and opportunities". The intention of this roundtable was to identify the current applications fields of modelling in various countries and to compare expectations of decision makers with the outcomes of academics and consultants. This roundtable sought to address the following questions:

The purpose of the third roundtable was to consider the decision makers objectives and whether the modelling tools developed by researchers and consultants were meeting their needs. For this reason, the presentations aimed to provide both of these parties' views.Thanks for the presentation about urban freight modelling work of five different cities.

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Thursday, 3rd of May 2007
10:00 - 10:30Introduction to the work packages and tasks - State of the work
 Introduction of the roundtable
by C. Van Rooten, General Director of the Belgian Road Research Centre (BRRC)
 Agenda of the seminar and practical information
by W. Debauche, BRRC
10:30 - 12:00Overviews of the project- Aims and expected results
by D. Patier, J-L Routhier, LET, University of Lyon
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 Synthesis of the task 3.1.: Data harmonisation
by J. Allen and M. Browne, University of Westminster
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 Synthesis of the task 3.2.: Modelling approaches
by B.Meimbresse, TFH Wildau
 Introduction to task 3.3.: Application fields, Use cases and opportunities
by D.Decock, BRRC
13:30 - 15:00Use cases, application field of freight data collection and modelling
 The Freight Transport Master Plan of the Brussels Capital Region
"Data collection and Models"
by T. Duquenne, Brussels Transport Administration
H. Duchateau, STRATEC
 Modelling city logistics in Emilia-Romagna
"From the CityPorts project to the CityGoods software"
by R. Rosini, Regione Emilia Romagna
G. Gentile, University La Sapienza, Roma
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15:00Coffee break
15:30 - 16:40Modelling urban distribution
 Zaragoza - from Modelling to Practice
by D. Artigot, CCI of Zaragoza
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 by S. Val, University of Zaragoza
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 German Cities
by J. Janko, PTV AG
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 Dutch Cities
by P. Colon, Buck Consult
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17:20 - 18:00Preparation for the debate of the next day/ Conclusions of the day
by D. Patier, J-L Routhier, LET, University of Lyon
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19:00Common Dinner


Friday, 4th of May 2007
09:30 - 10:30Debate
Moderator : M. Browne
 Introduction to the debate
by A. Bonnafous, LET
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10:30Coffee break
11:00 - 13:00Debate
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 Conclusions and recommendations
by W. Debauche, BRRC
 Final statement
by D. Patier, J-L Routhier LET, University of Lyon