The Workshop will be held on 12–13 September 2013 at VTT Technical Research
Centre of Finland. Address: KCL Auditorium of VTT, Tekniikantie 2, 02150
Espoo, Finland. The seminar is hosted by Finnish Transport Agency.
primary aim of the workshop will be to share knowledge about traffic and road
weather monitoring technologies and services, and to make it possible for the
participants to exchange views and experiences with monitoring systems. The
emphasis will be on sharing experiences of the technical performance, benefits
and costs as well as good and bad practices in deployment. In 2013, an
additional aim is to discuss the monitoring solutions required by the
deployment of the priority action ‘c’ of the ITS Directive.
working with monitoring issues and executive decision makers are the primary
Through participation you will:
learn about the best practices on deployment of monitoring technologies and
- get into contact with other people with the possibility to
exchange views and experiences
- stimulate the discussions among
- be able to receive answers to your own problems and issues
related to monitoring
REGISTRATION AND FEE
All workshop participants (including
speakers) should register to the workshop via website by August 10, 2013 (link
to registration page here). The workshop venue can only accommodate 64
people. Therefore we can only accept 64 first registrations.
workshop registration fee is 120 EUR (including VAT). The fee includes
workshop premises and facilities, coffee breaks, 2 lunches and 1 dinner but
excludes transportation to the dinner (use of public transport recommended).
Cancellations are free of charge until 10 August, 2013.
The workshop venue can be easily reached by
public transport from e.g. Helsinki city centre or from the hotel at dinner
venue. Journey planner (http://www.reittiopas.fi/en/)
guides you from your hotel writing the address of the workshop venue
(Tekniikantie 2, Espoo) to the TO field and the address of your hotel to the
FROM field. Journey planner can be used also for planning of walking or
You need to buy regional ticket ‘Seutulippu’ to travel
between Helsinki and Espoo. The bus ticket can be bought from bus driver (4.50
€, with cash only).
Another alternative is to try HSL’s
Kutsuplus service which provides a new kind of on-demand bus service in
Helsinki region. See https://kutsuplus.fi/home
for more information.
There are several well-located hotels. Below some
- Radisson Blu Hotel in Otaniemi, Espoo: http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-espoo
(1.2 km walking distance to the workshop venue,)
- Sokos Hotel Tapiola
Garden in Tapiola, Espoo: http://www.sokoshotels.fi/en/hotels/espoo/
(1.2 km walking distance to the workshop venue)
Kalastajatorppa in Helsinki: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/finland/hilton-helsinki-kalastajatorppa-hotel-HELKJHI/index.html
(at workshop dinner venue, 3.7 km from the workshop venue)
- Any hotel
in Helsinki city centre: http://www.visithelsinki.fi/en/stay-and-enjoy/accommodation
(approximately 9 km from the workshop venue, check journey planner for your