PTV UK & Ireland's 23rd User Group Innovation Day

UGM | November 27th 2023

Training Workshops | November 28th - December 1st

ETC Venues | St Paul's | 200 Aldersgate | London

We are excited to welcome you to the 23rd User Group Meeting in London!

The PTV UK & Ireland User Group Meeting returns on the 27th November 2023. Join us, and learn about the newest features and gain insight on the use of PTV software.   

Sign up to attend today and get access to all the following:

  • Presentations and panel discussion on the future of modelling
  • What's new in PTV Visum & PTV Vissim/Viswalk
  • Workshops/discussions on PTV Software innovations
  • Presentations of interesting applications of PTV Software
  • Your questions answered - Live Q&A session

Discover the program of the event

27 NOVEMBER  2023 – ETC Venues 200 Aldersgate 

8:00 - 09:00
Registration and Breakfast 
09:00 - 10.30
Welcome PTV UK & Ireland 23rd User Group Meeting
Devrim Kara, PTV Group
Big data, how it’s used, and the future of data
Anan Allos, Atkins
AI for transport modelling
Shaleen Srivastava, Goleyo
An academic view on the future of modelling
Professor Elisabetta Cherchi, Newcastle University
Panel Discussion
Chaired by Laurence Chittock of PTV Group
10.30 - 11.00
Break and PTV Stands:  Flows, Lines, Model2Go, Optima, Publisher, Visum, Vissim, Viswalk
11.00 - 13.00
What is new in Visum and user feedback
Anett Ehlert, PTV Germany
What is new in Vissim/Viswalk and user Feedback
Peter Sukennik, PTV Germany
Hardware and Cloud
David Aspital, PTV UK
Hardware and Cloud
Peter Sukennik, PTV Germany
Building models fast
Laurence Chittock, PTV UK
Building models fast
Hussein Falih, PTV UK
PTV Lines
Chris Papaioannou, PTV UK
Viswalk reengineering & next steps
Peter Sukennik, PTV Germany
Hybrid Macro-Meso Modelling
Romanos Siatitsas, Systra, and Michael Oliver, PTV UK
Emissions modelling
Brad Entwistle and Katy Thorpe, Aecom
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch and PTV Stands:   Flows, Lines, Model2Go,  Optima, Publisher, Visum, Vissim, Viswalk
14:00 - 15:30
Robust evidence-based assessments of ULEZ
Luis Perez Echevarria, Transport for London and Michael Oliver, PTV UK  
Multi-modal scenario testing with microsimulation
Miriam Leonardo Fernandez, Mott MacDonald
Mesoscopic station assessment using Visum
Monika Zamojska, Network Rail
Microscopic pedestrian modelling for public transport station improvements
Søren Frost, COWI
15.30 - 16.00
Break and PTV Stands:  Flows, Lines, Model2Go,  Optima, Publisher, Visum, Vissim, Viswalk
16:00 - 17:00
Modelling Managed Lanes Using Visum
Jeff Tjiong and  Richard Frost, Oxford Economics
A guide to developing an ABM in the UK
Lou Mason Walsh, Cambridgeshire County Council and Laurence Chittock, PTV UK
Simulating construction traffic control
Chris Davis, Modelling Group and Tom Crowther, Black Sky Thinking
18.00 - 22.30
Darts, food and social at The Flight Club in Shoreditch

Training Courses

During November we will be delivering expert-led training courses for PTV Visum, PTV Vissim and PTV Viswalk.

Check out the training calendar to register or contact us for more information.

PTV Group Team

Chris Papaioannou
Data Analyst / Transport Modeller
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Devrim Kara
VP Mobility North Europe / Managing Director PTV UK
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David Aspital
Senior Modeller
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Michael Oliver
Technical Director
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Laurence Chittock
Principal Modeller
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Hussein Falih
Senior Transport Modeller
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Chiara Cianella
Manager projects and professional services
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Anett Ehlert
Product Management
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Peter Sukennik
Technical Product Manager
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Kieu Le
Sales Operations Specialist
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Anna Wiegel
Senior Marketing Manager
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Speaker Panel

Anan Allos
Atkins Réalis
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Shaleen Srivastava
Chief Executive Officer
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Elisabetta Cherchi
Professor of Transport
Newcastle University

Hugh Livingstone
Transport Planning Director
Modal Shift Transport
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Brad Entwistle
Senior Consultant
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Katy Thorpe
Associate Director
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Luis Pérez Echevaria
Lead Transport Modeller
Transport for London
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Miriam Leonardo Fernandez
Principal Transport Consultant
Mott Macdonald
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Monika Zamojska
Station Capacity Planner
Network Rail
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Søren Frost
Transport modelling and Simulation modelling Specialisy
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Jeff Tjiong
Lead Economist
Oxford Economics
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Richard Frost
Associate Director
Oxford Economics
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Lou Mason Walsh
Transport Modelling Manager
Cambridgeshire County Council
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Chris Davis
Technical Director
Modelling Group
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Tom Crowther
Black Sky Thinking
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Romanos Siatitsas
Transport Modelling Manager
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