Monday 9th September

TSS Technical Sessions

  • 08:45 – 09:00 Registration
  • 09:00 – 09:15 Welcome speech

    Jaime L. Ferrer, Managing Director of TSS-Transport Simulation Systems

  • 09:15 – 10:15 A TSS update

    Alex Gerodimos, TSS

  • 10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 11:30 Hybrid models – the best of both worlds: Learn how hybrid simulation works, the motivations for a hybrid model, the steps for preparing the model and what calibration challenges can arise.

Josep Perarnau, TSS

  • 11:30 – 12:15 Best practice – editing for modellers: Streamline your editing sessions, making them more accurate, quicker and more efficient; avoid coding mistakes that can produce incorrect results when using dynamic simulators.

    Annique Lenorzer & Jordi Casas, TSS

  • 12:15 – 13:00 Aimsun to 3D Studio: A guided tour of how to generate a 3D Studio project from Aimsun.

    Josep Contreras, TSS

  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 14:45 Revisions: Work as a team and/or model different schemes efficiently.

    Paolo Rinelli & David Garcia, TSS

  • 14:45 – 15:30 Advanced Path Analysis: groupings: Learn some advanced path analysis techniques, including the use of groupings.

    Martijn Breen, TSS

  • 15:30 – 16:15 Give Way and On Ramp models: Speed up calibration with tips on how to use the new Give Way and On Ramp models.

    Annique Lenorzer & Jordi Casas, TSS

  • 16:15 – 16:45 Coffee break
  • 16:45 – 17:30 ‘Mystery’ technical session: We are keeping this as a surprise!

    Paolo Rinelli & David Garcia, TSS

  • 17:30 – 18:00 User requirements: Open-floor discussion

    Tuesday 10th September

    User Presentations

    List of confirmed speakers:

    • Aspects of a Traffic Model of an Urban Road Network in a metropolitan area of Guayaquil/ Ecuador by Rafael Pezo, COA, Ecuador
    • The Moscow traffic model by Alexander Kulakov, Evgeny Chernousov and Alexander Chebotarev, LTS, Russia
    • Weather, Emissions and Computers by Gavin Jackman, TRL, UK
    • Modelling roundabouts by Arvid Aakre, NTNU, Norway
    • Modelling household waste collection in the North East of England by Fabio Galatioto, University of Newcastle, UK
    • In the dock by Ken Fox, Fox Traffic Simulation, UK
    • Pushing Aimsun to the limit: tips and tricks for avoiding API programming by Rodrigo Sirio Coelho, Modelle Logistics and Engineering, Brazil
    • Simulation for a new urban area projectby Jerome Bonte, Sormea, France
    • Four-step modelling: a large-scale modelling project using Aimsun on a macroscopic and mesoscopic level by Wim van der Hoeven, RoyalHaskoningDHV, The Netherlands

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