X. Budapest International Road Congress
8-9th June, 2017


Dr. Miklós Seszták
The Minister for National Development

Dr.  János Fónagy
Minister of State for the Ministry of National Development




8th June, 2017/ Thursday

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PLENARY SESSION – conference room / SOLAR CELL

Chair: Lajos Szűcs

10:00 - 10:20


Dr. László Mosóczi, Deputy State Secretary for Transport, Ministry of National Development
Dr. Kálmán
Dabóczi CEO of BKK, Centre for Budapest Transport/ On behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Budapest
Sebastian Belz Secretary General, European Platform of Transport Sciences (EPTS)

10:20 - 10:50

The operational issues of Hungarian TEN-T network
Péter Tóth,
Head of Department, Ministry of National Development


Relationships between the goals of transport policy and road investments

Gellért Schaffhauser, Deputy Head of Department Ministry of National Development

11:20 - 11:40


11:40 - 12:10

Development of M15, M70 motorways
Beatrix Horváth
Head of Department, Ministry of National Development

12:10 - 12:40

EU Road Package
Dr. Alexander Vogt,
Head of Office Vice-President, Bogusław Liberadzki at European Parliament, LIBERADZKI MEP, Advisor Transport Policy


LUNCH (Hotel Park Inn by Radisson)



SESSION 1 – conference room / SODA
Session Title: Traffic and Pavement
Chair: Dr. habil. Csaba Koren, Univ. Prof., Széchenyi István University

14:00 - 14:20

Selection of optimal asphalt wearing course type for heavy traffic
Dr. habil. László Gáspár Research Rrofessor, KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-Profit Ltd.
Zsolt Bencze Researcher, KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-Profit Ltd.

14:20 - 14:40

SustainEuroRoad LIFE Project
Zoltán Puchard Technology Director, Colas Hungária Zrt.

14:40 - 15:00

The abrasive effect of various vehicle classes on concrete pavement
Zsolt Bencze Researcher, KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-Profit Ltd.


Function and Correlation of the Technical Regulation System with the Quality and Lifetime Costs of the Road Infrastructure
Szabolcs Nyiri
chairman, MAÚT Hungarian Road and Railway Society
András Rétháti office manager, MAÚT Hungarian Road and Railway Society

15:20 - 15:40


Road safety and maintenance

15:40 - 16:00

New Guidelines for the Implementation of the EU Directive on Road Infrastructure Safety Management in Hungary
Dr. habil. Csaba Koren Univ. Prof., Széchenyi István University
Dr. Tibor Mocsári, Head of Division Ministry of National Development

16:00 - 16:20

Development of Czech road safety impact assessment guidelines
Jiři Ambros PhD / Head of  'Road safety evolutions and strategies' Department, CDV – Transport Research Centre

16:20 - 16:40

A new road safety management standard ISO 39001 – implementation in republic of Macedonia
prof. Dr. Verica Danshevska PhD,
Faculty of Technical Sciences Bitola

16:40 - 17:00

Maintenance programmes to manage high risk-roads
Azwan Ezzany Azmi, D
octoral Researcher, Public Works Department of Malaysia
Dr. Harry Evdorides, School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham

SESSION 2 – conference room / SOLAR CELL
Session Title: EU infrastructure development I.
Chair: Dr. habil. András Timár professor emeritus, PTE-MIK

14:00 - 14:20

Transport Infrastructure Investments for Hungary with EU support. Successes and lessons learned.
Dr. Csaba Orosz (PhD), Associate Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

14:20 - 14:40

CEF projects in Hungary
Beatrix Horváth H
head of Department, Ministry of National Development

14:40 - 15:00

Economic impact of investments in new motorways infrastructure
Mr. Dimitrios J. Dimitriou Assistant Professor-Corresponding Author, and
Mrs. Maria F. Sartzetaki PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

15:00 - 15:20

Experience of the TEN network in the Hungarian Road system
Dr. Zsolt Becsey former MEP, former State Minister for Foreign Economic Relations and Deputy State Secretary for Transport of Hungary

15:20 - 15:40


EU infrastructure development II.


Road network of Middle-east Europe and Border-crossings in Carpathian Basin
Aurél László Molnár Transport Expert

16:00 - 16:20

Interoperability problems of truck toll collection systems on TEN-T OEM corridor
Dr. habil. András Timár Professor Emeritus, PTE-MIK

16:20 - 16:40

Operating TENs while optimizing changing modes of transportation at sea terminals
Carsten Hilgenfeld M.Sc. Head of Research & Development JAKOTA Cruise Systems
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nina Vojdani, University Rostock
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Ahn  University of Applied Sciences Wismar
Bettina Kutschera M.Sc. DNV-GL | Det Norske Veritas-Germanischer Lloyd

16:40 - 17:00

Changes in the design and implementation of RAILROAD projects in Hungary after the EU access
János Mangel Head of Department, Rail Transport Engineering Department, FŐMTERV Civil Engineering Design Ltd.
Szabolcs Asbóth, Engineer FŐMTERV Civil Engineering Design Ltd.

SESSION 3 – conference room / HOLOGRAM
Session Title: EU infrastructure development III.
Chair: Dr. Mária Heinczinger Director for Transport Research and Sustainability, Institute for Transport Sciences

14:00 - 14:20

Evolvement and achievements of road tolling and user charging system in Hungary

Dr. Ferenc Mészáros Associate Professor, BME Dept. of Transport Technology and Economics

14:20 - 14:40

The public balance of transport in Hungary 2004-2015

István Kövesdi Researcher, Deputy Head of Centre, KTI Institute of Transport Sciences

14:40 - 15:00

Functionality based approach in infrastructure design

Dr. Zsolt Berki, Senior Transport Modeller, FŐMTERV Civil Engineering Design Pte. Ltd.


New challenges in the cost benefit analysis of the mobility development
Zsuzsanna Balogh, Director of Economics,TRENECON Ltd.

15:20 - 15:40


ITS & Transportation

15:40 - 16:00

Intelligent transport systems and services in Hungary in the light of the European tendencies
Dr. habil Ágnes Lindenbach, Univ. Prof., Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Pécs


Towards Connected and Automated Driving – Achievements of Crocodile, and Plans of Future
Attila Tamás Tomaschek Traffic Control Team Leader, Hungarian Public Road Non-Profit Plc..

16:20 - 16:40

Racing against time? Constraints and opportunities of today’s traffic.
Árpád László Molnár Transport Expert

16:40 - 17:00

Technology and Economics: Actual researches on Intelligent Transport Systems at BME
Bálint Csonka - Dávid Földes PhD students, BME Department of Transport
Dr. Csaba Csiszár Associate Professor, BME Department of Transport


GALA DINNER - Friedrich List Award Ceremony
(Danubius Hotel Hélia- 1133 Budapest, Kárpát utca 62-64.)


9th June, 2017/ Friday


Chair:  László Sipos Senior Advisor of the Government, Ministry of Justice

9:00 - 9:30

Overview of activities carried out by the Hungarian Public Road Non-profit Plc over the last years and forthcoming duties
Attila József Szilvai Technical Deputy CEO, Hungarian Public Road Non-Profit Plc.

9:30 - 10:00

Responsible planning of road surfaces, the impact of its maintenance on public transport
Zoltán Nyul Director of BKK, Centre for Budapest Transport /Strategy and Innovation

10:00 - 10:30

Difficulties in maintanence and finance of road network of Budapest
Dr. Kornél Almássy CEO Budapest Közút Zrt.

10:30 - 10:50


10:50 - 11:20

The future of European Road safety
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gather transport policy and regional planning, Erfurt Univerity of Applied Sciences

11:20 - 11:50

Experiences of  the Hungarian electronic road toll system
Vince Tibor Börzsei CEO, National Tollpayment Services Plc.

11:50 - 12:20

General government resources and road network development between 1990 and 2017 in Hungary
Prof. Dr. Árpád Kovács Chairman, Fiscal Council of Hungary


Summary of the Sessions
Dr. habil. Csaba Koren, Univ. Prof. Széchenyi István University
Dr. habil.  András Timár Professzor Emeritus, PTE-MIK
Dr. Mária Heinczinger Director for Transport Research and Sustainability, Institute for Transport Sciences

12:35 - 13:05

Closing of Conference
Dr. János Fónagy Minister of State, Ministry of National Development


LUNCH (Hotel Park Inn by Radisson)

14:30 – 16:30      Professionals programs (optional)

  • Visit to the site of Hungarian Public Road Non-profit PLC (Dunakeszi
  • Visit to control center of public transport in Budapest (BKK Zrt.)

The Program Committee reserves the right to change the program.




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