Welcome to the 9th conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics, August 21-24 2018


The programme (August 22-24) for the 9th conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics, in Lund, Sweden and the tutorial (August 21) are now available.


Two poster sessions will be on the first two days. Please check out what day you are expected to present. The day of your presentation will be announced on the conference website and send in a mail to the registered delegates. The dimensions of the poster walls are: 72cmx 180cm.


Please send your presentations to PED2018@ri.se.


If you are late registering, please send a mail to Linnea.Hemmaro@ri.se.


The key note lectures are:


Putting the Pedestrian back into PED: the need to reunite our diverging fields, by Dr. Aoife Hunt, Associate Director at Movement Strategies, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland


Pedestrians movement in Building information modelling, by Dr. Jan Karlshøj, Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark


Universal Design – accounting for people, by Dr. Per-Olof Hedvall, Associate Professor and Leader of CERTEC (Center of Rehabilitation Technology) at Lund University


The programme for the tutorial on 21.8.2018 will comprise

The implementation of different tools for pedestrian motion into BIM, by Peter Thompson and representants of tools MassMotion, Legion, Pathfinder and others and

Trials on results of Building Information Modeling and Universal Design, by Aoife Hunt and Anne Dederichs.







Conference topics will include, but are not limited to:


General themes:

-                           Data collection techniques

-                           Data collection exercises

-                           Conceptual model development

-                           Novel engineering / computational model developments

-                           Novel model applications

-                           Model validation efforts

-                           Guidance for model use

Specific areas of interest:

-                           Impact of demographic change

-                           Domestic scenarios

-                           Large-scale scenarios

-                           Public transport 

-                           Interaction between safety and security

-                           High density scenarios.




We are looking forward to seeing you in Lund August 21-24 2018,


Anne Dederichs, on behalf of the organising committee  (RISE, DTU)






Coordinated by:



RISE Research Institutes of Sweden - Box 857 - 501 15 - Borås - anne.dederichs@ri.se - phone 0046105165117