Jun 12, 2017
Finnish road weather pros congregated in June 6-7, 2017 in Kouvola, Finland

The Finnish road weather conference was held in June 6-7, 2017 in Kouvola, Finland. Hot topics in this year included autonomous driving, innovations in sensor technologies and developments in road weather forecasting plus related services.

You can find more information and the conference presentations here (sorry, only in Finnish).

The road weather conference is a biannual event for Finnish road winter maintenance organizations, traffic centres, companies supplying weather services, road weather related equipment and service providers and other stakeholders. The event is organized by the ELY centre of Southeast Finland who is in the operational charge of the road weather information system (RWIS) of the Finnish Road Administration.

The event consisted of presentations and discussions covering the latest development in road weather related issues in Finland and also at the international level. The conference is an important venue for professional networking as well.

Exciting and fruitful conference for all parties, again!

Road weather conference in Kouvola

Image via ELY centre of Southeast Finland