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The 5th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability

Date, time & venue 
2012-12-18;18-19 December 2012;InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, 70 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

 

Organisers

Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies and Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Supported by

HKIE Civil Division

 

Keynote Speaker

Ir T.F. Leung, Assistant Commissioner for Transport, Transport Department, HKSAR

Professor Michael A. P. Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Transport Planning, University of South Australia

Conference

The 5th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), will be held in Hong Kong from December 18 to 19, 2012, which is jointly organized by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies. The INSTR series is the premier gathering for the world's leading researchers and professionals interested in transportation network reliability, to discuss both recent research and future directions in this increasingly important field of research.

 

Topics

The scope of the symposium includes all aspects of analysis and design to improve network reliability, including:

  1. user perception of unreliability and vulnerability
  2. public policy and reliability of travel times
  3. the valuation of reliability
  4. the economics of reliability
  5. network reliability modeling and estimation
  6. transport network robustness
  7. reliability of public transportation
  8. travel behavior under uncertainty
  9. vehicle routing and scheduling under uncertainty
  10. risk evaluation and management for transportation networks
  11. ITS to improve network reliability

 

Registration

Please visit http://www.instr2012.org

For members of HKIE, the early-bird registration fee is discounted to HK$2,500 per person (if paid before 17 November 2012)

 

Enquiry

For more information, contact: 

INSTR2012 Secretary
c/o Ms. Connie Lam
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Tel: +852-2766-6070
Fax: +852-2334-6389
E-mail: secretary@instr2012.org

 





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