Technical Tours

Within the framework of Transport Research Arena #TRA2018 in Vienna there will be various exciting and informative Technical Tours coping with different topics. The tours will span a wide range of subjects from research in the mobility sector to smart urban mobility and further on to topics linked to aviation and tunnel construction. Technical Tours can be booked online via the registration tool (limited availability). You need to have a valid ticket for #TRA2018 and pay an additional fee to attend a Technical Tour. See all conference ticket rates and information about registration here.

 

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Aspern.mobil LAB – Seestadt Aspern – This Technical Tour is already booked out.

Time: 17:30 – 19:00 (Departure: 16:45)
Place: Seestadt Aspern, aspern.mobil LAB
Fee: free

This tour provides an interactive insight into the operation method of the aspern.mobil LAB in the Seestadt in Aspern. The so called aspern.mobil LAB is one of five urban mobility labs in Austria. Its goal is to enable an implementation-driven research within the mobility sector through an intensive relationship between the residents, companies, science, politics and the administration.
All visitors are invited to experience already existing innovations on-site (for example the automatical Cargo Bike Sharing System) as well as some attractive public spaces giving room to modes of active mobility.

Important information

  • Own arrival via metro line U2 to Seestadt (approx. 25 min). Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • A voucher for a free meal in the Seestadt Aspern will be provided.
  • There will be a possibility to store luggage in the Seestadt Aspern.
  • This tour is barrier-free accessible.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

 

Climatic Wind Tunnel – Rail Tec Arsenal

Time: 13:30 – 14:30 (Departure: 12:55), 14:45 – 15:45 (Departure: 14:10), 16:15 – 17:15 (Departure: 15:40)
Place: Rail Tec Arsenal, Paukerwerkstraße 3, 1210 Wien
Fee: 30 EUR net per person

Rail Tec Arsenal (RTA) is an independent research and testing institute. It operates the two largest climatic wind tunnels (CWT) worldwide for testing rail and road vehicles, aviation and new transport systems. This tour will present the highlights of the facilities and the new Austrian Icing Strategy for Aviation initiated by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology. Following a brief introduction to RTA’s activities, participants can get a look behind the scenes of the Icing Wind Tunnel in the large CWT. Austrian companies will demonstrate their aviation research and products such as 3D scanning of ice shapes or innovative de-icing systems. There will also be the opportunity to attend a real-life truck test in the small CWT.

Important information

  • A shuttle bus from Reed Messe Vienna will be provided and is included in the price. Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10min before departure.
  • This tour is suitable for people with disabilities.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Aspern.mobil LAB – Seestadt Aspern This Technical Tour is already booked out.

Time: 08:00 – 09:30 (Departure: 07:15)
Place: Seestadt Aspern, aspern.mobil LAB
Fee: free

This tour provides an interactive insight into the operation method of the aspern.mobil LAB in the Seestadt in Aspern. The so called aspern.mobil LAB is one of five urban mobility labs in Austria. Its goal is to enable an implementation-driven research within the mobility sector through an intensive relationship between the residents, companies, science, politics and the administration.
All visitors are invited to experience already existing innovations on-site (for example the automatical Cargo Bike Sharing System) as well as some attractive public spaces giving room to modes of active mobility.

Important information

  • Own arrival via metro line U2 to Seestadt (approx. 25 min). Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • A voucher for a free meal in the Seestadt Aspern will be provided.
  • There will be a possibility to store luggage in the Seestadt Aspern.
  • This tour is barrier-free accessible.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

 

Avenue 21 – future.lab

Time: 16:30 – 17:30 (Departure: 16:00) , 17:45 – 18:45 (Departure: 17:10), 19:00 – 20:00 (Departure: 18:25)
Place: Future Lab – Nordbahn-Halle, Leystraße 150, 1020 Wien
Fee: 30 EUR netto per person

Worlds of vehicle automation: narrating European urban-mobility futures. AVENUE21, an interdisciplinary research project, presents three possible worlds for vehicle automation in Europe. The week-long exhibition is on display at Nordbahn-Halle. At the heart of a large urban development area, the former logistic hub turned laboratory for co-production, provides an impressive backdrop to get inspired, discuss and speculate about urban-mobility paradigms that have been and will be.

Important information

  • A shuttle bus from Reed Messe Vienna will be provided and is included in the price. Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • This tour is suitable for people with disabilities.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

 

Think Port Vienna

Time: 10:15 – 12:15 (Departure: 9:45) and 13:15 – 15:15 (Departure: 12:45)
Place: ThinkPort Hafen, Freudenauer Hafenstraße 18/3, 1020 Vienna
Fee: free

Experience tour: thinkport VIENNA and Port of Vienna: smart urban logistics lab – urban freight logistics innovations. Urbanisation, digitalisation, decarbonisation and virtualisation shape the city and logistics of the future: from optimisation through automation to augmented reality – city-relevant logistical topics will be presented. Service logistics, craftsman logistics, micro logistics – the supply of the city and the associated challenges from the perspective of technology, processes and services will be presented and also live experiences will be possible.

Important information

  • A shuttle bus from Reed Messe Vienna will be provided. Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

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Thursday, 19 April 2018

Aspern.mobil LAB – Seestadt Aspern – This Technical Tour is already booked out.

Time: 09:30 – 11:00 (Departure: 08:45); 15:30 – 17:00 (Departure: 14:45)
Place: Seestadt Aspern, aspern.mobil LAB
Fee: free

This tour provides an interactive insight into the operation method of the aspern.mobil LAB in the Seestadt in Aspern. The so called aspern.mobil LAB is one of five urban mobility labs in Austria. Its goal is to enable an implementation-driven research within the mobility sector through an intensive relationship between the residents, companies, science, politics and the administration.
All visitors are invited to experience already existing innovations on-site (for example the automatical Cargo Bike Sharing System) as well as some attractive public spaces giving room to modes of active mobility.

Important information

  • Own arrival via metro line U2 to Seestadt (approx. 25 min). Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • A voucher for a free meal in the Seestadt Aspern will be provided.
  • There will be a possibility to store luggage in the Seestadt Aspern.
  • This tour is barrier-free accessible.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

 

Avenue 21 – future.lab

Time: 15:15 – 16:15 (Departure: 14:50), 16:30 – 17:30 (Departure: 16:00)
Place: Future Lab – Nordbahnhalle, Leystraße 150, 1020 Wien
Fee: 30 EUR net per person

Worlds of vehicle automation: narrating European urban-mobility futures. AVENUE21, an interdisciplinary research project, presents three possible worlds for vehicle automation in Europe. The week-long exhibition is on display at Nordbahn-Halle. At the heart of a large urban development area, the former logistic hub turned laboratory for co-production, provides an impressive backdrop to get inspired, discuss and speculate about urban-mobility paradigms that have been and will be.

Important information

  • A shuttle bus from Reed Messe Vienna will be provided and is included in the price. Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • This tour is suitable for people with disabilities.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

 

Urban Innovation – Smart Mobility Vienna – This Technical Tour is already booked out.

Time: 15:00 – 18:00 (Departure: 14:15)
Place: Tour from Karlsplatzpassage to Museumsquartier
Fee: 15 EUR net per person

The Smart City Vienna has been following its path for an integrated approach to transport politics with the focus on an eco-friendly public transport system and alternative offers for a long time. The tour presents latest questions, challenges and solutions for a Smart Mobility in Vienna on the basis of specific examples. Furthermore some projects, currently in the planning stage, and some innovative future strategies will be presented. Starting at the Messe Wien, tour stops will be the Karlsplatzpassage (example for a redesign of a pedestrian passage from the 70ies), Getreidemarkt (building structurally separate cycle paths), Gumpendorfer Strasse/Rahlgasse (examples for traffic calming measures), Mariahilfer Strasse (redesign for a meeting zone and pedestrian zone), Neubaugasse (redesign for a shopping street).

Important information

  • This is a walking tour of app. 2,5 km and will end at the Museumsquartier, where participants will be invited to join the Stadt Wien for a free drink.
  • Own arrival via metro line U2 to Karlsplatz (approx. 20 min). Please be at the Technical Tour meeting point 10 minutes before departure.
  • This tour is suitable for people with disabilities. An accompanying person is suggested.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

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Friday, 20 April 2018

ZAB – Zentrum am Berg – Montanuniversität Leoben

Time: 11:00 – 14:00 (departure Vienna 7:15, arrival 16:30)
Place: Zentrum am Berg, Eisenerz, 8790 Eisenerz
Fee: 65 EUR net per person

Zentrum am Berg – research@ZaB is an independent research infrastructure providing real underground conditions for science, industry and rescue organisations in a 1:1-scale. The unique tunnel system offers full-featured road and railway tunnels enabling research, development and training on topics covering the whole life cycle of underground infrastructures – from construction to operation – including safety issues.

Important information

  • Transportation to the location in Erzberg and back to Reed Messe Vienna will be organised (approx. 3h bus ride). Snacks will be provided onsite. All included in the tour price.
  • Please meet at least 15 minutes before departure time in front of Reed Messe Wien. Please be on time as the bus cannot wait.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
  • The provider reserves the right to cancel this Technical Tour due to a low participant number. In this case all payments already made will be refunded.

Book now!

 

Last updated : 30/01/2018