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6th International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics (PED 2012)

Added by ukirsch on 2011-05-27

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2012-06-06
Last Date Last Day: 2012-06-08
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2011-11-15

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Uwe Kirsch
Email Email: info@ped2012.org
Address Address: Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 15, Zurich, Switzerland

Conference Description:

The 6th International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics will be held from June 6th to June 8th 2012 at the Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ). Prof. Dr. Ulrich Weidmann, Uwe Kirsch (both ETHZ) and Prof. Dr. Michael Schreckenberg from the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) are going to be the hosts of this event.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Uwe Hanebeck
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
"Multimodal Extended Range Telepresence in Pedestrian Simulation"
Paul I. Weinmann
ICTS Europe, Amsterdam
"Behavior Assessment of Individuals in Crowds - a View from the Perspective of Aviation and Airport Security"
Mehdi Moussa´d
UniversitÚ Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
"The modeling of human crowd behavior: Where physics meets cognitive science"
Frank Gwosdz
Artificial Technology, Puchheim
Peter Jenkins
Building Design Partnership, Manchester
"Shaping the space: turning function into inspiration"
Paul Mijksenaar
Mijksenaar Wayfinding, Amsterdam
"Public transportation hubs: a logistic dream but a passenger's nightmare"

Conference topics include:

Behavioral aspects of pedestrian movements
Data collection techniques
Disasters: recent case studies
Disasters: theories, analysis, conclusions
Evacuation and pedestrian data collection from experiments and real events
Large-scale and transport modeling
Model development and modeling methods
Model validation/calibration
Passenger transport logistics
Population development worldwide
Public transport transfer terminals
Regional evacuation
... and related research areas


Conference delegates / target audience include:

Operators / administrators of public transport facilities
Researchers of human behaviour
Transportation engineers
Architects
Social scientists
Rail operators
Fire safety engineers
Robotics experts
Simulation software developers
Computer scientists
Airport operators
Safety and security planners / personnel
Manufacturers of mechanical people movers, elevators, escalators, etc.
City planners
Rolling stock manufacturers
Members of transport authorities
...
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