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