Session: Urban Freight

  • Cathy Macharis, POLIS/Vrij Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) - The Triple Helix in City Distribution [abstract][presentation]
  • Maria Lindholm, Chalmers University (Sweden) - Freight Quality Partnerships: An International Survey [abstract][presentation]
  • Kristin Ystmark Bjerkan, SINTEF (Norway) - Stakeholder Responses to Measures for Green and Efficient Urban Freight [abstact][presentation]
  • Olof Moen, University of Gothenburg (Sweden) - Municipal co-distribution - to meet environmental demands and bring a shift in power of the supply chain [abstract][presentation]
  • Toril Presttun, Norwegian Public Roads Administration - National policy for urban freight

Session: Urban Consolidation

  • Hans Quak, TNO (Netherlands) - Urban consolidation centers: a viable business model and their role in electric powered city logistics [abstract][presentation]
  • Birgit Hendriks, Eco2City (Netherlands) - Development of Urban Freight Solutions - Experiences from The Netherlands [abstract]
  • Marianne Elvsaas Nordtømme, SINTEF (Norway) - Barriers to implementation of an Urban Consolidation Center in Oslo [abstract][presentation]
  • Jardar Andersen, Transport Economic Institute - TØI (Norway) - Information sharing and common freight reception in shopping centres – is there a business case? [abstract][presentation]
  • Mari Svolsbru, Oslo Municipality (Norway) - The demonstration of a UCC in the project Green Urban Distribution in Oslo [abstract][presentation]

Session: ITS and Big Data

  • Mark Hallenbeck, University of Washington (USA) - Lessons Learned in North American about collection, using, and delivering freight system performance information in a big data world. [abstract][presentation]
  • Mansooreh Mollaghasemi, Productivity Apex Inc./USDOT (USA) - USDOT Freight ITS Initiatives (Freight Advanced Traveler Information Systems and Connected Trucks) [abstract][presentation]
  • Mark Jensen, Cambridge Systematics (USA) - Truck Automation and Platooning Systems Development in the United States [abstract]
  • Marius Råstad, ASKO (Norway) - Optimal Logistics Based on Flow of High Quality Information
  • Tomas Levin, Norwegian Public Roads Association - From hearsay to hard facts [abstract]
  • Liv Øvstedal, SINTEF (Norway) - FREVUE European demonstration project: From assessment framework to evaluation [abstract][presentation]

Session: Smart Growth and Sustainability

  • Michael Browne, University of Westminster (UK) - Challenges for future city growth – the case of London [abstract]
  • José Holguín-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA) - Freight Demand Management and its role to Foster Sustainable Urban Freight Systems [abstract][presentation]
  • Colin Campbell, Norway Post (Norway) - Norway POST and BRING's initiatives to reduce carbon emissions
  • Kelly Pitera, NTNU (Norway) - Understanding the Interatctions Between Large Trucks and Non-motorized Users in Urban Areas to Improve Safety and Mobility [abstract]


Sunday, September 14, 2014


Welcoming reception (33rd Floor, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel)

Monday, September 15, 2014


Registration and coffee (Munch Salon, 1st Floor, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel)


Welcome by City of Oslo and conference organizers


Workshop Session, Urban Freight


Lunch and Keynote Speaker 
Guri Melby, Vice Mayor for Transport and Environment, City of Oslo


Workshop Session, Urban Consolidation


Technical tour (walking tour)


Free time


Conference dinner (meet at 18:30 to walk together to dinner)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Workshop Session, Big Data




Workshop Session, Smart Growth and Sustainability


Moderators' report (overview of conference findings)


Closing remarks




Kelly Pitera





Norwegian University of Science and Technology
City of Oslo
The Research Council of Norway


In collaboration with

Grønn bydistribusjon OsloSINTEFEuropean Mobility Week



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