Kick off ComPuTr – September 6th, 2011

The official kick-off of the ComPuTr project took place on September 6th, 2011. This is a short report of the day.

Morning program

All participants of the project were invited for the morning program. This meeting, as a first get together of everyone involved, presented a great way to get acquainted with each other. We started in the morning with an introduction to the project.

Gábor Maròti’s presentation gave insight into the history of public transport and disruption management research the ComPuTr project is build on. Evelien van der Hurk presented her past work and plans for the future of her branch of this project: disruption management.  Milan Lovric presented his work in Revenue Management. Although he is not part of the ComPuTr project, has work will from the basis of Paul’s project Revenue Management, the second branch of the ComPuTr project.

In depth information on the two branches of this project can be found on their dedicated pages of this website. In introduction to all participants of the project is presented at the ComPuTr Team site. You can find a summary of the discussions during the morning program here and the presentation on the disruption management branch here.

Afternoon program

During the afternoon, there were five presentations related to the project. You can download the full summary of the afternoon sessions, or as individual files.

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