Simulation-Based Traffic Forecast and Information with PTV Optima for the regional Traffic Supervision and Control Center of Piedmont Region, Italy:
The presentation will primarily address the context, the needs, the objectives and main characteristics of the new regional Traffic Operation Centre (TOC) of Piedmont Region, Italy. Sequentially the PTV Optima solution for real-time traffic forecast, management and information will be introduced, highlighting its role to fulfil expected project results. Fabrizio Arneodo has a degree in Computer Science received in 1995 at the University of Turin (Italy); he has 20 years of experience in software development projects, especially in the field of R&D and innovation with usage of state of the art technologies. He has expertise in Telecommunication Domain matured working as Senior Consultant in Telecom Italia Labs from 1996 to 1999, and working in Motorola as Project Manager in several projects for Mobile Networks Design Optimization (GSM/GPRS, UMTS, CDMA, HSDPA). Currently, Mr. Arneodo is covering the role of Head of ITS Design and Development department of 5T, in charge to coordinate research and operation activities in the ITS Domain.
Lorenzo Meschini, a PhD in Transportation Engineering, has a strong scientific and technical experience in the field of simulation, analysis, planning and management of transport systems. An expert programmer, he has managed many international projects in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Transport Planning. He has authored many publications in national and international scientific literature, and has addressed many international conferences. He is co-founder and CEO of SISTeMA srl, Spin-off of the University "La Sapienza" and a PTV Group company.