European Road Profile Users' Group 2016 Forum

The fourth European Road Profile Users' Group (ERPUG) Forum will take place at Grandior Hotel Prague, Czech Republic, October 20-21, 2016. 

We will have a mingling party on the evening of the 19th for early arrivals. The party will be in the exhibition area at the hotel. Representatives from PIARC are also invited to this reception. All participants in ERPUG are invited for free of charge.

If you are a sponsor or an exhibitor, do not register here. All names in connection with a sponsorship or an exhibitor should be sent to either Roger Möller, roger.moller@ramboll.se or Leif Sjögren, leif.sjogren@vti.se

 

Who should attend?

  • Equipment vendors and operators
  • Pavement management engineers
  • Engineers interested in pavement data collection
  • Construction engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Researchers
  • Federal, state & local government agencies
  • Paving contractors
  • Consultants

Registration fees

The registration fee for attendees will be €300. The late registration fee, from October 1, 2016will be €400.
Exhibitors' registration fee will be €1,300. Exhibitor Registration includes two participants.

Sponsorship

ERPUG is seeking sponsors for the 2016 Forum at three different levels: Silver, Gold, and Platinum. If you become a sponsor at a certain level you are entitled to a presentation slot. For more information, please contact Roger Möller, representative of the organization committee at (+46) 73 18 17 210 or E-mail roger.moller@ramboll.se.

Exhibitors' Information

Equipment vendors are invited to attend the forum for sale meeting to exhibit their products and servicies. Additional information:

Exhibitor Agreement

Program

Get programme here.

Bios

Speakers' bios

Abstracts (click on the title to download)

Better Utilization of Deflection Responses from Traffic Speed Surveys
Evaluation and Application of TSD Devices in Germany
Experience with Data Collection and PMS Implementation for Czech Regions
Laser Profiler for the Evaluation of Longitudinal Evenness of New Bicycle Paths
Lateral Skid Resistance on Bends
Pave-Scanner System, System Innovative GIS Package
Road Inventory Database System Using Road Image and Geocoordinates
Road Profiling Quality Control in Sweden
Technical Transfer and System Customization for Sustainable Implementation of Pavement Condition Survey
The New Proposed ISO Macrotexture Versus the Old
The Sensitivity of Repeated Profile Measurements to Pavement Unevenness and Surface Conditions
Update on ARRB´s TSD Programme
Using high resolution 3D sensors for High Speed Network Level Full Road Lane Texture Measurement

Important dates 2016

  • May 1 - Start of online registration
  • July 30 - Call for presentations
  • August 25 – Program overview
  • September 20 - Official program
  • September 20 - Deadline for the speakers bios
  • October 10 - Deadline for the early-bird registration 
  • October 10 - Deadline for submission of presentation files
  • October 20-21  ERPUG Forum

Hotel Reservation and Transportation

The 2016 forum will be held at Grandior Hotel Prague: Here

Grandior Hotel Prague
Na Porici 42
110 00 Prague

October is a busy month in Prague with quite high prices on hotels, so here are some tips to make your accomendation cheaper.

During reservation through reception@hotel-grandior.cz you can use the codes: ERPUG meeting  or  PIARC meeting -  to get 10% discount " . 

 How to find us

Map:  Here

Arrival by car 
GPS:
50°5'24.295"N
14°26'9.704"E

Arrival by train         
From Hlavní Nádraží train station or Nádraží Holešovice train station: Take underground C (Red line) to Florenc station

Arrival by plane       
By hotel limousine service
Please contact the hotel reception at e-mail: reception@hotel-grandior.cz

Arrival by public transport
Take bus No. 100 from the airport to the bus station Zličín where you change to the metro (underground) train and take the B line (yellow) from Zličín to Florenc station.