VI Warmian-Masurian Road Forum "Safe Roads of the Future" will be held on September 22-24th in the town of Mikolajki. The event is organized by the Regional Roads Authority in Olsztyn and the Polish Road Congress – the National Committee od World Road Association PIARC. The main topic of the Conference is road safety in many aspects.
Languages of the congress are Polish and English, with simultaneous translation provided.
The venue of the congress in Mikolajki, Warmia @ Mazury Region in northern-eastern Poland is the The Mikołajki Resort & Spa Hotel***** . The hotel is situated on the small island, called Birds’ Island on the Lake Mikołajskie (https://www.hotelmikolajki.pl/en/) It offers perfect surrounding for hard work during conference and the well-deserved relaxation afterwards.
Registration of participants starts June 1st. More details will be available soon.
Provisional agenda (as of April 30th):
September 22 (Sunday) (optional)
From 15:00 accommodation in: "Mikołajki" Hotel, 11 Spacerowa street
17:00 cruise on the lake, dinner on the ship
September 23 (Monday)
9:30 - 9:40 Opening remarks - Zbigniew Kotlarek, President of the Polish Road Congress, Gustaw Marek Brzezin, Marshal of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.
9:40 - 9:50 handing the honorary distinction 'Meritorious for the Roads'
9:50 - 10:10 Inauguration lecture - prof. Leszek Rafalski, Research Institute of Roads and Bridges
Session I Contemporary challenges for road safety
10:10 - 10:30 Zero Vision: at what point we are - Dr. Lars Ekman, Trafikvert Swedish Transport Administration
10:30 - 10:50 Polish Vision Zero - prof. Kazimierz Jamroz, prof. Joanna Żukowska Gdansk University of Technology
10:50 - 11:10 CAD (Connected and Automated Driving): impact on road safety and mobility - Leonardo Annese, Anas S.p.A. (Italian Road Administration), Italian National Committee PIARC
11:10 - 11:30 presentation of the Polish road administration of GDDKiA
11:30 - 11:40 Questions and answers
11:40 - 12:00 coffee break
Session II Safe route: technical requirements and education
12:00 - 12:20 Considerations of road safety in new technical requirement guidelines for public roads - prof. Stanisław Gaca Cracow University of Technology
12:20 - 12:40 Safety priority: the most important ERF initiatives - Christophe Nicodeme, Jose Diez, European Union Road Federation ERF
12:40 - 13:00 National Road Safety Program for the period of 2013-2020 - Konrad Romik, secretary of the National Road Safety Council
13:00 - 13:20 Innovative tools for assessing the level of safety on public roads - dr Sławomir Heller, Heller Ingenieurgesselschgaft, Darmstadt Germany
13:20 - 13:35 Road safety observatory: the role of collecting and analyzing safety data in risk prevention - Maria Dąbrowska-Loranc Motor Transport Institute, Warsaw
13:35 - 13:50 Case study: Implementation of the Friendly Road program based on the experience of ZDW in Olsztyn - Waldemar Królikowski, director of the ZDW Province Roads Management in Olsztyn
13:50 - 14:00 questions and answers
14:00 - 15:00 lunch
Session III Innovative solutions for increasing safety
15:00 - 15:20 INZNAK Project: active road signs - prof. Andrzej Czyżewski, Gdańsk University of Technology
15:20 - 15:40 Guidelines for correct lighting of pedestrian crossings - prof. Piotr Tomczuk, Warsaw University of Technology
15:40 - 16:00 Lighing of pedestrian crossings by use of luminescent aggregate: ZDW Olsztyn experience - Igor Ruttmar / Aleksandra Zawadzka TPA
16:00 - 16:15 Vehicle monitoring and accident signaling system - Satis company presentation
16:15 - 16:20 Questions and answers
16:20 - 16:40 coffee break
Session IV Modern technologies of road construction and exploitation
16:40 - 17:00 Research and implementation in the field of road pavements - dr Igor Ruttmar, President of the Management Board of TPA
17:00 - 17:20 Durable, economical and safe asphalt surfaces - presentation by Lotos Asfalt
17:20 - 17:40 Systems and solutions used in the underpinning of roads - presentation by Tensar Polska
17:40 - 17:55 Partner's presentation
17:55 - 18:00 Questions and Answers
18:00 end of the meeting
20:00 gala dinner
September 24, 2019 (Tuesday)
Session V Modern emergency medical services
9:00 am - departure to the site of the show
9:15 - Practical disassembly of protective barriers – Prowerk company
9:30 - 10:30 Simulated traffic accident: coordinated action of emergency services
11:00 - return to the hotel
11:00 - 11:15 - coffee break
Session VI Safe construction and maintenance of roads
11:15 - 11:35 presentation by GDDKiA
11:35 - 11:55 Agreement for safety in construction indystry. Standard: work under the move - presentation by Budimex / FB Serwis company
11:55 - 12:15 Protective solutions for maintenance works - presentation by Saferoad RSS Polska
12:15 - 12:35 Passive safety in road work zones - presentation by Snoline by Lindsay
12:35 - 12.50 Partner's presentation
12:50 - 13:10 coffee break
Session VII Green and safe roads
13:10 - 13:30 Alley of Warmia and Masuria: natural value and methods of protection – presentation by Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection in Olsztyn
13:30 - 13:50 Statistics of road accidents involving trees and mortality on the roads of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship - presentation by the Provincial Police Headquarters
13:50 - 14:05 The uniqueness of the voivodeship's road safety problems against the background of trends across the country - ITS / WORD presentation
14:05 - 14:20 Partner's presentation
14:20 Questions and Answers, summary of the Forum
14:30 End of the conference, lunch
This conference will be dedicated to discussing cross-border road projects carried out by regional road administrations of three neighboring countries: Poland, Czech Rerpublic and Slovakia.
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