Thredbo 15 Conference Program

Preliminary version: 5 April 2017

Sunday 13 to Thursday 17 August 2017

Stockholm School of Economics (main building), Sveavägen 65

Conference sessions, morning tea, lunches and afternoon tea are open to registered delegates only. Guests of delegates may attend the social program events (on payment of a guest registration fee), highlighted in blue below.


Sunday 13 August

Time Details

15:00-17:00

Delegate registration

18:00-20.00

Welcome reception (includes light meal)

Venue: Atrium, Stockholm School of Economics


Monday 14 August

Time Details

08:00

Delegation registration (for late arrivals)

09:00

Welcome

Plenary presentations (to be confirmed)

10.30

Morning tea

11:00

Panel discussion (to be confirmed)

12:15

Introduction to workshop sessions

Professor David Hensher, International Chair, Thredbo Conference Series

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Workshop sessions I

15:00

Afternoon tea

15.30

Workshop sessions II

16:50

Short break

17:00

Workshop sessions III

Evening

Free time for delegates


Tuesday 15 August

Time Details

09:00

Workshop sessions IV

10:30

Morning tea

11:00

Workshop sessions V

12:00

Lunch

13:30

Workshop sessions VI

15:00

Afternoon tea

15:30

Workshop sessions VII

16:50

Short break

17:00

Workshop sessions VIII

18:00

Meeting of the Michael Beesley Award Committee (by invitation only)

19:00-21:00

Reception (includes light meal), Stockholm City Hall


Wednesday 16 August

Time Details

09:00

Workshop sessions IX

10:30

Morning tea

11:00

Workshop sessions X

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Free time for delegates / preparation of workshop reports

15:00-17:30

Social excursion, boat trip in the Stockholm archipelago

19:00-22:00

Guided tour at the Vasa Museum, followed by conference dinner and presentation of the Michael Beesley Award


Thursday 17 August

Time Details

09:00

Plenary presentations (to be confirmed)

10:30

Morning tea

11:00

Presentation of workshop reports (1-4)

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Presentation of workshop reports (5-8)

15:00

Afternoon tea

15:30

Presentation of top three workshop papers, including paper of Michael Beesley Award recipient

16:45-17:00

Closing speeches

19:00-21:00

Meeting and dinner for the International Steering Committee (by invitation only)


Friday 18 August

Optional technical tour (details to be confirmed)

The post-conference technical tour will (preliminary) include a visit to the reconstruction site of the Slussen traffic junction, presentations on recent negotiations aiming at an expansion of the Stockholm metro network and on public-private cooperation for city and station development, and a visit to a bus depot with a large fleet of hybrid vehicles.