ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The 8th International Conference on Weigh-In-Motion (ICWIM8) will be organized in Prague, Czech Republic. After North and Latin America the conference comes back to Europe, and for the first time in Central Europe. The hosts are ISWIM and CDV.

ICWIM8 will be held as a series of scientific and technical sessions, a few panel discussions and some "end-users' forums" where the end-users will get information about the best practices and the application of WIM data, and WIM vendors and consultants will present their solutions. The conference is designed to address the broad range of technical topics related to heavy vehicles and weight and size measurement systems, providing access to current research and best practices, freight analysis, and related policy issues. It is a multi-disciplinary, inter-agency supported event. .

Objectives

  • Provide an International forum for WIM technologies, WIM standards, research, policy, operations and applications.
  • Facilitate the meeting of manufacturers, vendors and users in forums and an exhibition of WIM systems, sensors and related technologies.
  • Review new developments since the last International conference ICWIM7 .

Who should attend

  • Researchers in WIM technologies, WIM data analysis, vehicle-road or railway interaction and freight logistics.
  • Manufacturers, vendors and users of WIM systems, data, or related equipments and services.
  • Policy makers and agencies responsible for heavy vehicle operation and control, weight and size enforcement, road and railway infrastructures design, construction and maintenance.
  • Agencies that use weight information to support freight mobility, safety and road pricing.
  • PhD and post-doc students in freight transport and road infrastructures.