Final WEATHER Conference 23.4.2012 in Athens - Presentations available

The closing event of the WEATHER project took place  as a one day conference on Monday, April 23rd 2012 in Athens. It was hosted in the Athens Concert Hall together with the 2012 Transport Research Arena (TRA). Invited were researchers, policy-makers and transport professionals to participate in the conference and by that to support the development of a roadmap how to deal with weather extremes and transportation systems on various levels. The final conference programme and all presentations are available here.

Delegates at the WEATHER Final Conference, Athens, 23.4.2012

WEATHER Final Conference Programme
 Final Conference Programme (296 KB)

Conference Summary Report

Impacts of Weather Extremes to Transport: Selecting Efficient Adaption Strategies (396 KB)

Conference Presentations

Ioana Adamescu (EC, DG-RTD)
 Horizon 2020 - The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-2020 (1135 KB)

Claus Doll (Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe)
 WEATHER Project at a Glance - Main Messages and Achievements (5698 KB)

Anestis Papanikolaou/Evangelos Mitsakis (CERTH-HIT, Thessaloniki)
 Climate Change and Adaptation Policy for the transport sector in Greece: Where we stand and future directions (1517 KB)

Pekka Leviäkangas (VTT, Helsinki)
 EWENT Project - Summary of Relevant Findings (3399 KB)

Christian Trinks (KIT, Karlsruhe)
 Policy options for Sustainable Adaptation Strategies (334 KB)

Marie Venner (Venner Consult, Lakewood)
 Rising DOT Maintenance Costs with Extreme Weather: Responding and Adapting to Climate Change in the U.S. (8824 KB)

Christophe Heyndricks (TML, Leuven)
 Effects of climate change and adaptation of inland waterway transport, findings of the ECCONET project (860 KB)

Thanasis Sfetsos (NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Athens)
 Resilient Transport Systems in Europe - The STAR-TRANS project (4581 KB)

Hedi Maurer (Panteia-NEA, Zoetermeer)
 The WEATHER Case Studies (996 KB)

Prem Chhetri (RMIT, Melbourne)
 Seaports, Logistics and Climate Change in Australia (1305 KB)

Valentin Przeluski/Stéphane Hallegatte (SMASH-CIRED, Paris)
 Wider Economic Impacts - The ARIO mode results (646 KB)