Conference Program

Quick jump to Day 2 (May 26, 2023 - Friday)

May 25, 2023


Opening Session | Balling Hall

prof. Dr. Ing. Miroslav Svítek, dr. h. c. (Symposium Chairman, Czech Technical University in Prague)
prof. Ing. Ondřej Přibyl, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Transportation Sciences, Czech Technical University in Prague)
RNDr. Daniel Mazur, Ph.D. (City of Prague, representative for ICT, Smart Cities, research and innovation)
Mgr. Martin Kupka (Minister of Transportation of the Czech Republic)
JUDr. Martina Děvěrová, MPA (State Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Trade)
Prof. Dr. Janos Toth (Chair of the Executive Board, European Platform of Transport Sciences)

Session 1: Keynote Speakers (you can read info about keynote speakers) | Balling Hall
Chairman: Miroslav Svítek
9:20 Combining Smartness and awakening the Sleeping Beauty? Berlin‘s Zukunftsorte and the new Berlin-Brandenburg Regional development strategy
   Lech Suwala (TU Berlin)
9:40 Smart Cities and Sustainable Mobility
   Porie Saikia-Eapen (MTA New York)
10:00 Vehicle automation – which desire can be fulfilled?
   Christian Scharnhorst (CCAM)
10:20 Autonomous vehicles as an opportunity for the transition to sustainable transport
   Felix Metzger (Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe)
10:40 When Fifteen Years Pass: A Story of CTU and UTEP Successful Collaboration
   Kelvin Cheu on behalf of Carlos Ferregut (The University of Texas at El Paso)
11:00 Coffee Break
Session 2: System Approach to Smart Cities Transformation | Balling Hall
Chairman: Ondřej Přibyl
11:30 Cybersecurity principles in modern distributed world
   Martin Zich (Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
11:45 Knowledge graphs for transport emissions concerning meteorological conditions
   Viktor Beneš (Czech Technical University in Prague)
12:00 Rapid Planning: Opportunities with Pervasive Data for Sustainable Mobility
   Rushikesh Amrutsamanvar (TU Dresden)
12:15 How to assess the impact of blockchain on decarbonization in urban logistics?
   Mehdi Jahangir Samet (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)
12:30 Data marketplace research: a review of the state-of-the-art with a focus on smart cities and on edge data exchange and trade
   Marko Palviainen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)
12:45 Smart Intersections: A Pathway to Resilient and Sustainable Cities
   Lauren Brown (The University of Texas at El Paso)
13:00 Lunch Break
Session 3: Liveable Cities | Balling Hall
Chairman: Ira Saul Rubenstein
14:00 Matrix of Movement - Academia, Private, and Public Sectors Driving the Future of Transportation
   SmartPlan (Tomáš Janča)
14:15 Competitive or complementary? Analyzing bike-sharing use between public transport stops: A case study in Budapest
   Dávid Földes (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
14:30 Terminal charging scheduling of battery electric buses based on vehicle routing problem
   Bálint Csonka (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
14:45 Age-friendly public transport: Evidence from travel behaviours of older adults in Hong Kong’s metro stations
   Shuyu Lei (The University of Hong Kong)
15:00 Wastewater Treatment in Maturation Ponds Towards a More Livable City
   Luis Velázquez-Araque (University of Guayaquil)
15:15 Installation of an Auxiliary Overtaking Lane as a Measure against Congestion at Motorway Bottlenecks
   Jian Xing (Nippon Expressway Research Institute)
15:30 Coffee Break
Session 4: Resilient Cities - Changes in Cities During Pandemics | Educational Center
Chairman: Petr Bouchner
14:00 Symposium Partner Presentation
   Czech Rail Infrastructure Operator   
14:15 Resilience of Incident Management in Smart Cities
   Leon Rothkrantz (Delft University of Technology)
14:30 Persistence of Post-COVID Mobility Changes in Cities – Evidence from Poland
   Anna Fornalska (IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems)
14:45 COVID-19’s impact on Airbnb Market: A longitudinal study on Yau Tsim Mong, Hong Kong
   Zixin Luo (The University of Hong Kong)
15:00 The Quality of Airport Services in the Wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic
   Alena Novák Sedláčková (University of Žilina)
15:15 Influence of the COVID pandemic on the data of the System for Continuous Monitoring of Traffic Flow Dynamics on the Road Network of the Czech Republic
   Martin Langr (Czech Technical University in Prague)
15:30 Coffee Break
Session 5: Information and Data Processing | Balling Hall
Chairman: Shu-Yan Chou
16:00 Future-ready city (Kyiv, Ukraine)
    Petro Olenych (Chief Digital Transformation Officer of Kyiv and Deputy Mayor of Digitalization of Kyiv)
16:15 Evaluation of the digitalization efficiency of countries using Data Envelopment Analysis
   Ece Ucar Keles (Galatasaray University)
16:30 Application of Time Series Database for IoT Smart City Platform
   Petr John (Brno University of Technology)
16:45 Carriageway Edge Detection for Unmarked Urban Roads using Deep Learning Techniques
   Vasudha E (Anna University Chennai)
17:00 Comparison of a smartwatch and an ECG probe as options for monitoring the driver's HRV to determine overall pre-driving status
   David Lehet (Czech Technical University in Prague)
17:15 Optimizing airport stand allocation using multi-objective linear programming
   Patrik Hegyi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Session 6: Smart Cities Modeling | Educational Center
Chairman: Csaba Csiszár
16:00 Symposium Partner Presentation
16:15 On quantification of traffic congestion impacts on socio-economic aspects in cities
   Michal Matowicki (Czech Technical University in Prague)
16:30 Information Modelling and Smart Approaches at the Interface of Road and Rail Transport
   Tomáš Tichý (Czech Technical University in Prague)
16:45 City's infrastructure as the airport's virtual queuing cornerstone
   Slobodan Stojić  (Czech Technical University in Prague)
17:00 Design of Bus Lane End ahead of Roundabout: Case Study Using Microsimulation
   Tomáš Klinský (Czech Technical University in Prague)
17:15 The Development of City Logistics and Urban Freight Terms and their Research Directions
   Ola Qasseer (Hungarian Institute for Transport Sciences and Logistics)
17:30 Day 1 Conclusion
19:00 Social Event in National Technical Museum (by invitation only), more information [pdf]

May 26, 2023


10:00 - 12:00
H2020 Project STORM Workshop | Balling Hall
Chairman: Yancho Todorov, final program [pdf]
  • 10:00 – 10:30 New needs and knowledge gaps in freight and logistics
    Jonathan Köhler (Fraunhofer ISI)

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Battery Electric Long-Haul Trucks in Europe: Public Charging, Energy, and Power Requirements
    Wasim Shoman (Chalmers University of Technology)

  • 11:00 – 11:30 Innovative zero-emission logistics, insights from Finland and Czech Republic
    Tomas Horak (Czech Technical University in Prague)
    Yancho Todorov (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)

  • 11:30 – 12:00 EU logistics policies assessment tool and use case
    Jonathan Köhler (Fraunhofer ISI)

10:00 - 11:30
Poster Session | Parter in front of Balling Hall
Chairman: Jana Kuklová
Adaptation of the vehicle simulator on BEV and HEV, focused on the impact studies of new user interfaces on drivers
    Michal Cenkner (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Assessing the impact of climate change and weather conditions endangering inland waterway navigation
    Patrik Hegyi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Building knowledge graph in the transportation domain
    Marko Šidlovský (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Conditional histogram analysis of discrete questionnaire data
    Tetiana Reznychenko (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Crisis management of traffic with traffic lights - limits and benefits
    Jiří Růžička (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Identifying Critical Locations on Road Networks Using Google Traffic Data
    Petr Richter (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Infrastructure elements influencing the driving speed of road vehicle drivers in towns
    Martin Scháno (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Opportunities of LoraWAN Technology for Smart Cities – A Review
    Jiří Růžička (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Possibilities of legal protection for autonomous mobility databases based on their characteristics
   Miroslav Vaniš (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Proposal of the Successful Process of Implementing Smart City Designs into a real City
    Patrik Horažďovský (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Proposed traffic regulation for the national park
    Zuzana Purkrábková (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Research Findings on the Process of Locating Suitable Areas for Implementing Shared Spaces
    Aneta Matysková (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Resilience of the Railway Infrastructure in an Urban Agglomeration with Regard to the Transport of Specific Material
    Martin Vlkovský (University of Defence)
Socio-economic impacts of the new tariff policy in passenger air transport via the internalization of passenger's externalities into the costs of service provider
    Petra Skolilová (Czech Technical University in Prague)
The Challenges and Barriers for Smart City Investments in the Czech Republic
    Petr Štěpánek (Czech Technical University in Prague)
Zone-Oriented Timetable as a Network Tool in Suburban Railway
    Rudolf Vávra (Czech Technical University in Prague)
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 15:00
Presentation of Student Projects - Smart Cities Student Workshop Prague 2023 | Balling Hall
Chairman: Tomáš Horák
15:00 Day 2 Conclusion