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Programme (2023)

Tuesday, 07/11/2023

Non-public events
Location: Maritim Hotel München, Restaurant Irmi in the Le Méridien München Hotel

15:00   Board meeting (internal)
17:00   General assembly (particular invitation)
19:00   Members evening (particular invitation)

Wednesday, 08/11/2023

Opening Session

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14b, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler, Chairman of the Board STUVA e. V., Köln
Welcoming address of the City of München
Dieter Reiter, Lord Mayor of the City of Munich (requested)
Welcoming Address of the Transport Companies
Ingo Wortmann, President of the Association of German Transport Companies and Chairman of the Management Board of Münchener Verkehrsgesellschaft (MVG)
Awarding STUVA Prize 2023
Opning Lecture:
Sustainability in Underground Construction Combining Ecological Efficiency with Economic Realization

Arnold Dix, President, International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, Châtelaine/Geneva (CH)

Lectures Tunnelling

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14b, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

International Major Projects

11:15 2nd Tube Gotthard Road Tunnel: Conceptual Design and TBM Excavations, Fault Zone Penetration, Underground Cavern, Re-Use of Excavated Material
Dipl. Bau-Ing. FH Sebastian Böheim, ILF Beratende Ingenieure AG, Zürich (CH); Dipl. Bau-Ing. FH Thomas Reber, Lombardi SA, Bellinzona-Giubiasco (CH); Dipl. Bau-Ing. ETH/SIA EMBA HSG Alessandro Ferrari, B+S AG, Bern (CH); Dipl. Bau-Ing. ETH/SIA Markus Inniger, Emch+Berger AG, Bern (CH)
11:30 Underwater Road Tunnel Swinemünde, Poland, at the Baltic Sea: Slurry Shield, Low Overburden, Ground Freezing, Safety Concept
Wojciech Nowak, M. Sc., Tunnel Design Manager, PORR S.A., Warschau (PL); Dipl.-Ing. Arthur Göbl, Bereichsleiter, PORR Bau GmbH, Tunnelbau, Wien (A); Piotr Flisiak, M. Sc., JV Project Director, PORR S.A., Warschau (PL); Dipl.-Ing. Joachim Geißbauer, Projektleiter, PORR Bau GmbH, Tunnelbau, Wien (A)
11:45 Fehmarn Belt Tunnel: Relevance of the Road and Rail Tunnel for the Mobility Transition, Geological Challenges, Immersed Elements, Re-Use of Excavated Material, Compliance with Different Standards
Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Cordes, Contract Director Absenktunnel, Fehmarn A/S, Kopenhagen (DK)
12:00 Munich’s 2nd Core S-Bahn Line: Overall Design Concept and Construction Phases, Mechanised Tunnelling, Transport Tunnel with Exploratory and Rescue Tunnels, Using Sprayed Concrete under Compressed Air, Undercutting of Buildings
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Kai Kruschinski-Wüst, Gesamtprojektleiter Großprojekt 2. S-Bahn-Stammstrecke München; Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Rainer Müller, Leiter Technik, 2. S-Bahn-Stammstrecke München; Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rieken, Technisches Projektmanagement 2. S-Bahn-Stammstrecke, DB Netz AG, München (D)
12:15 Deep Tunnel Sewerage System Singapore: 100 km of Tunnelling with TBMs, Deep Shafts, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion, Concrete Lining with HDPE Membrane, Long Term Monitoring
Dipl.-Ing. Sven Burger, Project Director, Ed. Züblin AG, Singapur (SGP)
12:30 Question Round
12:45 Lunch Break

Sustainability and Co₂ Reduction in Tunnelling – 50 Years of German Tunnelling Committee

14:15 Sustainability in Underground Construction – DAUB Position Paper on Challenges and Solutions
Dipl. Bau-Ing. ETH/SIA Heinz Ehrbar, Deutscher Ausschuss für unterirdisches Bauen e. V. (DAUB), Köln (D)
14:30 Climate-Friendly Construction of Metro Lines taking the U5 in Hamburg as an Example: Holistic Climate Strategy, Comparison of Conventional Approach with Target Scenario, Analysis of CO₂ Emissions from Building Cubature, Materials and Construction Methods as well as their Influence on the Design Process
Dipl.-Ing. Frank Plöger, Leiter Stabsstelle Nachhaltigkeit; Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Uphoff, Technischer Geschäftsführer, HOCHBAHN U5 Projekt GmbH, Hamburg (D); Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Begemann, LPI Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Hannover (D); Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Klaproth, STUVA e. V., Köln (D)
14:45 Innovative Solutions for CO₂ Reduction in Cement Production
Dr. Eberhard Liebig, Leiter Produktmanagement Zement; Christopher Vogl, Produktmanager Zement, Holcim Deutschland GmbH, Hannover (D)
15:00 CO₂ Reduction Potential of Materials for Annular Gap Grouting: Comparison of Different Materials, Primary CO₂ Sources, Ecological Balances and Ranking
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Umweltwiss. Simon Liepins, IMM Maidl & Maidl Beratende Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG, Bochum (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Budach, Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen und Umwelttechnik, Technische Hochschule Köln (D); Dr.-Ing. Dieter Handke, Geschäftsführung, IMM Maidl & Maidl Beratende Ingenieure GmbH & Co. KG, Bochum (D)
15:15 Using River Water for Bentonite Slurries: Approval Process, Initial Concepts, Realisation, Monitoring of Parameters and Thresholds, Laboratory Tests, Withdrawal and Return of Water
Dipl.-Ing. Tim Babendererde, Geschäftsführer; Frieda Lange, M. Sc.; Insa Jungmann, M. Sc., BabEng GmbH, Lübeck (D)
15:30 Real-Time Characterisation of Excavated Material during EPB Excavations in Granular Soil: Principles and Solutions for Resource-Efficient Recycling Management
Dr.-Ing. Christian Thienert, Bereichsleiter Tunnelbau & Bautechnik; Lara Gutberlet, M. Sc., STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dr. Pierre Müller, Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Geotechnik und Tunnelbau, Technische Hochschule Köln (D); Dipl.-Geol. André Heim, Teamleiter Technology & Innovation, Products, Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau (D)
15:45Question Round
16:00 Break

Lectures Tunnel Operation/Planning

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14a, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

Optimised solutions

11:15 Design of Hamburg’s U5 – The Path towards the Preferred Solution taking a 4 km long Section as an Example: Boundary Conditions, Weighing of Variants, Overall Evaluation Methodology
Arne Mischo, M. Sc., WTM Engineers GmbH, Hamburg (D)
11:30 Brenner-Nordzulauf Railway Project – Innovative Methods in Preliminary Design: Alignment and Tunnel Development using BIM in the Trade-off between Agile Project Management, Public Participation, Railway Operations, Environmental Aspects and Geology
Dipl.-Ing. Elisabeth Sinnegger, Amberg Engineering AG, Innsbruck (A); Dipl.-Ing. Manuel Gotthalmseder, DB Netz AG, Rosenheim (D); Dipl.-Ing. Kurt Mair am Tinkhof, Amberg Engineering AG, Innsbruck (A); Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stephan Dresel, Obermeyer Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. KG, München (D)
11:45 Düsseldorf’s New Metro Line U81 – Connection of the Airport to the Metro Network with Trade Fair/Stadium: Combination of Underground Station, Tunnels and Bridges
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Thomas Fiedler, Bereichsleiter, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Düsseldorf (D); Dipl.- Ing. Georg Lottritz, Niederlassungsleiter, Implenia Construction GmbH, Düsseldorf (D); Dipl.-Ing. Stephan Ueter, Amt für Verkehrsmanagement, Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf (D)
12:00 Silvertown Road Tunnel, London – Opportunities and Risks in Optimising the Freezing Process for Cross Passages: TBM Shield Driving, Freezing and Excavation in parallel with Construction of the second Tube
Yannick Herrmann, M. Eng.; Dipl.-Ing. Michael Löffler, CDM Smith, Bochum (D); Oon Hooi Lim, M. Sc., Riverlinx CJV, London (UK)
12:15 Five Road Tunnels for the Loisach Valley – Experiences from Planning and Construction and their Transfer to new Tunnels: Excavation, Fault Zones, Fibre-Reinforced Sprayed Concrete and Groundwater Handling
Raphael Zuber, M. Sc., Abteilungsleiter Großprojekte, Staatliches Bauamt Weilheim (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Fillibeck, Zentrum Geotechnik, Technische Universität München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Martin Zeindl, Landesbaudirektion Bayern, München (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Willberg, Geschäftsbereichsleiter Brücken- und Ingenieurbau, Die Autobahn GmbH des Bundes, München (D)
12:30 Question Round
12:45 Lunch Break

BIM Applications

14:15 Wanktunnel Garmisch-Partenkirchen – a Holistic BIM Project: As-Built Model, 3D Ground Model, Tunnel Construction Model, Ground and Carriageway Drainage
Dipl.-Ing. Frank Konrad, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Rum bei Innsbruck (A); Raphael Zuber, M. Sc., Abteilungsleiter Großprojekte, Staatliches Bauamt Weilheim (D); Dipl.-Ing. Martin Zeindl, Referatsleiter Tunnel und Tunnelausstattung, Landesbaudirektion Bayern, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard Huber, Müller + Hereth, Ingenieurbüro für Tunnel- und Felsbau GmbH, Freilassing (D)
14:30 Reconstruction Cornberger Tunnel – Experiences from a Pilot Project for Standardising of BIM at DB Netz AG: Semantic Object Model Based on the DAUB Recommendation
Dipl.-Ing. Stefanie Wörndle, BIM-Managerin; Dipl.-Ing. Harald Joos, Projektleiter, DB Netz AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dipl.-Ing. Paul Erdmann, Amberg Engineering AG, Köln (D); Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Joachim Kanis, Grundsätze BIM, DB Netz AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
14:45 Optimisation of the Construction Process through 4D Simulation taking Munich’s 2nd Core S-Bahn Line as an Example: Interaction of Construction Trades and Phases, Using a Linked Master Construction Sequence for the Coordination, Optimisation and Visualisation
Dipl.-Ing. Michael Weibold, Projektingenieur, INGE 2SBSS, ILF Consulting Engineers, Rum (A); Dipl.-Ing. Markus Springer, Leiter Technik Projektabschnitt Ost 2. SBSS, DB Netz AG, München (D); Vasiliki Georgoula, M. Sc., BIM-Fachkoordination, INGE 2SBBS, SSF Ingenieure AG, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Tim Scheffer, INGE 2SBSS, Vössing Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, München (D)
15:00 Elbe Crossing ElbX – Tunnel for the HVDC Power Line Südlink: Model-Based BIM Planning, Generating of Drawings, Visualisations and Animations, Model-Based Quantity Takeoff and Tendering
Julia Middendorf, M. Sc., WTM Engineers GmbH, Hamburg (D)
15:15 Detailed Design for the Railway Equipment of the Koralm Tunnel Using BIM – Critical Considerations and Limits: Structural Models, Partial and Specialist Models, Quality Assurance, Rule-Based Checks, Information Management
Ing. Günther Mulitzer, BIM-Manager, ATE – Austrian Tunnel Engineers, Salzburg (A); Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Christoph Niedermoser; Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Helmut Steiner, Projektleitung Koralmbahn, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Graz (A)
15:30 Moving from BIM to a Digital Twin – Possibilities for Implementation
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Matthias Flora; Dipl.-Ing. Larissa Schneiderbauer; Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Georg Fröch; Dipl.-Ing. Hannah Salzgeber, Arbeitsbereich iBT, Baumanagement, Baubetrieb und Tunnelbau, Universität Innsbruck (A)
15:45 Question Round
16:00 Break

Youth Forum

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14b, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

16:45BIM-Ready – The Path from a BIM Pilot Project to the fully Comprehensive Model-Based Design for the U5 Mitte in Hamburg
Nils Schluckebier, Leitung Digitalisierung & BIM, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf (D)
17:00Fehmarnbelt Tunnel – Static Verification of a Major Cross-Border Project
Andre Lauterbach, WTM Engineers GmbH, Hamburg (D)
17:15Concept for Optimising the Construction Site Facilities for Mechanised Tunnelling in Inner-Urban Areas Using Process Simulation
Judith Berns, Lehrstuhl für Tunnelbau, Leitungsbau und Baubetrieb, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D)
17:30 New Insights into the Load-Bearing Behaviour of a Reinforced Concrete Segment Tunnel
Fabian Rauch, M. Sc., Lehrstuhl für Massivbau, Technische Universität München (D)
17:45Development of a Resilience Management Concept for Transport Infrastructures to deal with Natural and Climate Change Related Hazards
Anna Diehl, M. Sc., BUNG Ingenieure AG, Stuttgart (D)
18:00 Question Round
18:15 End of Presentations
18:30 Reception
20:00 Festive Evening

Thursday, 09/11/2023

Lectures Tunnelling

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14b, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

Mechanised Tunnelling

09:00 New Method for Conditioning EPB Shields in Coarse- Grained Soils with Foam Containing Solids: Results of Laboratory Tests, Parameter Study, Conditioning Tests, Comparison with Conventional Methods
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes; Nils Gramlich, M. Eng., Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D); Dipl.-Ing. Lars Langmaack, Technical Director TBM, MC Bauchemie, Bottrop (D)
09:15 Ibbenbüren Mine Water Drainage Tunnel: Variable- Density TBM with Small Diameter, 7 km Tunnel with Deep Shaft, Varying Geology, Draining Annular Gap Materials
Tobias Riemekasten, M. Sc., IMM Maidl & Maidl Beratende Ingenieure GmbH, Bochum (D); Jürgen Kunz, Leiter Unternehmensbereich Ibbenbüren; Dr.-Ing. Jörg Malkus, Bereichsleiter Grubenwasserkanal Ibbenbüren, RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Ibbenbüren (D); Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Flicke, Dorsch International Consultants GmbH, Bochum (D)
09:30 Innovations in Tunnel Boring Machines: Automation of Segment Lining, Digitisation, Increasing Performance and Efficiency of TBMs and Separation Systems, Safety, Semi-Continuous Tunnelling
Dr. Gerhard Wehrmeyer, Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau (D)
09:45 Silvertown Road Tunnel below the Thames in London: PPP Project with two Tunnel Tubes, Large Diameter EPB-TBM, two-stage Start-up due to Constricted Shafts, Logistic Concepts, Segment Types, Spoil Transport via Thames, TBM Turnaround in Target Shaft
Dr.-Ing. Alena Conrads; Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Stieler; Lim Oon Hooi; Annika Stopp, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, London (UK)
10:00 Support of Openings in Segment Tunnels: Boundary Conditions, Temporary and Permanent Solutions, Special Segments, Practical Examples, Evaluation of Solutions
Dr.-Ing. Fernando Acosta Urrea; Dominik Hörrle; Dr.-Ing. Heiko Neher; Stephan Frodl, Ed. Züblin AG, Zentrale Technik, Tunnelbau, Stuttgart (D)
10:15 Question Round
10:30 Break

Safety, Digitisation, Monitoring

11:15 Improving TBM-Navigation through Machine Learning: Technical Aspects, Case Studies, Advantages and Limitations, Lessons learned
Florian Werres, M. Sc.; Dieter Loh, VMT GmbH, Bruchsal (D)
11:30Distributed Fibre-Optic Sensor Systems in Tunnel Construction for Holistic, Large-Area Monitoring: Concepts, Instrumentation of Sprayed Concrete Linings, Inner and Segmental Linings as well as realised Applications and Results
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Christoph Martin Monsberger, Geschäftsführer; Dipl.-Ing. Fabian Buchmayer, Geschäftsführer, ACI Monitoring GmbH, Graz (A); Dr.-Ing. Nils Nöther, Geschäftsführer, fibrisTerre Systems GmbH, Berlin (D); Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Werner Lienhart, Technische Universität Graz (A)
11:45 Railway Overpass Wotanstraße in Munich Laim: Determination of Permitted Deformations and Measures for Strengthening a Natural Stone Vault in the Course of a Directly Adjacent New Construction of a Cut-and-Cover Tunnel
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter; Dr.-Ing. David Koppmann, ZAI Ziegler und Aulbach Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Aschaffenburg (D); Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rieken, DB Netz AG, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Christian Schmidt, Geschäftsführer, KREBS+KIEFER Ingenieure GmbH, Darmstadt (D)
12:00 Baukau Tunnel – Oblique Railway Embankment Undercrossing with Low Overburden: Support ahead of the Face with Large-Diameter Pipes and Injections, Remote-Controlled Pipe Jacking with Explosive Ordnance Detection, Monitoring of the Railway System
Dr.-Ing. Carsten Peter, BUNG-PEB Tunnelbau-Ingenieure GmbH, Dortmund (D); Dipl.-Ing. Guido Meinzer, Die Autobahn GmbH des Bundes, Bochum (D); Dipl.-Ing. Dennis Clostermann, Dr. Spang Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Witten (D)
12:15 New Safety Standards for Mechanised Tunnelling of small Cross-Sections – Requirements of the New DIN EN 16191: Machine Design, Segment Dimensions, Backup Length, Transport and Escape Routes, Practical Example DN 3000/3500 mm
Dipl.-Ing. Ulf Spod, BG BAU – Berufsgenossenschaft der Bauwirtschaft, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dipl.-Ing. Marcus Lübbers, Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau (D)
12:30Question Round
12:45 Lunch Break

Deep Underground Stations

14:15 Deep Excavations Design for Korsvägen Railway Station in Gothenburg, Sweden: Varying Ground Conditions, Pile Wall Construction, Ground Water Control, Clay Stabilisation Measures, Design Details and Performance, Comparison with Measured Data, Lessons Learned
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kasper, Associate Technical Director; Mette Baaring Steffensen, M. Sc., Head of Section; Dipl.- Ing. Christof Maier, Associate Technical Director, COWI A/S, Kongens Lyngby (DK); Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Wächter, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
14:30 Underground Long-Distance Railway Station Stuttgart Airport and Gäubahn Connection – Joint Short-Term Implementation of a Fundamental Design Change for the Underground Connection of the Gäubahn to the NBS Stuttgart–Ulm: Design and Construction of the Widening and Branching Structures, the Station Tubes and Settlement Reducing Measures
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Yves Grebing, Projektleitung, ARGE Neubaustrecke–Flughafentunnel, Ed. Züblin AG, Direktion Tunnelbau, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Ing. Robert Berghorn, Projektleiter Flughafenanbindung Stuttgart 21 und ABS Gäubahn Nord, DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Bernd Wiesiolek, Ed. Züblin AG, Zentrale Technik, Stuttgart (D); Dr.-Ing. Patricia Wittke-Gattermann, Geschäftsführerin, WBI GmbH, Weinheim (D)
14:45 Deep Underground Station Güterplatz of the U5 in Frankfurt: Design and Calculation, Low-Deformation Construction Pit, Deep Diaphragm Wall with Recesses below Excavation Level for Water Pressure Reduction, Monitoring
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Christian Moormann, Institut für Geotechnik, Universität Stuttgart (D); Dr.-Ing. Patrik Buhmann, MGC – Moormann Geotechnik Consult, Stuttgart (D); Ruzica Marijanovic, M. Sc., ARGE U5 Europaviertel, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dipl.-Ing. Sven Kirchner, U5-EV, SBEV – Stadtbahn Entwicklung und Verkehrsinfrastrukturprojekte Frankfurt GmbH, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
15:00 Intersection Main Station of Munich’s 2nd Core S-Bahn Line: New S-Bahn Station at a Depth of 40 m below Existing Platforms, Top Down Method with Diaphragm Wall Support, Dewatering, Monitoring of Transportation Facilities and Adjacent Buildings
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Müller, Technischer Projektleiter, VE 30 Hauptbaumaßnahmen Tunnel West und Haltepunkt Hauptbahnhof, ARGE Tunnel Hauptbahnhof, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Anke Berger, Technische Projektleiterin Tunnel West mit Station Hauptbahnhof, DB Netz AG, Großprojekt 2. S-Bahn-Stammstrecke München (D)
15:15 Deep Station Marienhof of Munich’s 2nd Core S-Bahn Line: Construction of Platform Tubes and Connecting Tunnel to existing Metro Lines under Compressed Air, Undercutting of Buildings and Metro Lines with Pipe Roofs, Dewatering, Heave Injections, Monitoring
Dipl.-Ing. Karsten Läufer, Großprojektleiter, Implenia Construction GmbH, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Robert Listl, Projektleiter Baulos Marienhof, DB Netz AG, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Katharina Kresse, ARGE Marienhof, München (D)
15:30 Question Round
15:45 Break

Lectures Tunnel Operation/Planning

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14a, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

Tunnel Refurbishment

09:00 Refurbishment of the German Alpine Road – Construction of the Weinkaser Protection Gallery: Using the BIM Method for Road Construction Projects in the Alpine Region, Collision Checking, Quantity Take-off, Cost Determination, Specification of Works and Scheduling, Model-Based Accounting, Deadline and Cost Control, Deficiency Management
Dipl.-Ing. András Csesznák, Geschäftsführer, Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Gebauer Ingenieur GmbH, München (D); Prof. Dr.- Ing. Wolfgang Wüst, Ministerialdirigent, Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wohnen, Bau und Verkehr, München (D)
09:15 Refurbishment of a Motorway Tunnel in Italy – from Inspection to Construction: Example Tunnel A1 Milano – Roma, Phases of Main Activities, Critical Issues, Safety Measures, Monitoring
Alessandro Damiani; Enrico Crippa, Lombardi Ingegneria srl, Mailand (I); Carlo Alessio; Lapo Baccolini, Tecne S.p.A., Mailand (I)
09:30 Upgrading and Modification of Munich’s Underground Station Sendlinger Tor during Ongoing Operation: Extension of the Structure, Building Tunnel Connections using Ground Freezing, Using BIM in Design and Construction Sequence Simulation, Collision Checks, As-Built Comparison with Laser Scans
Michael Schneider, M. Sc., SSF Ingenieure AG, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Michael Weizenegger; Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Schmid; Dipl.-Ing. Ralph Bentrup, Stadtwerke München GmbH, München (D)

Sustainability and CO₂ Reduction

09:45 Grey Energy Railway Tunnels – Determining the Optimum Tunnel Cross-Section considering Costs, Energy Consumption and Environmental Impact over the Entire Service Life: Results from a Research Project, Tool for Optimising the free Tunnel Cross-Section
Dipl. Umweltingenieur ETH Colin Bonnet, Sektionschef, Abteilung Sicherheit; Dr. Stephan Husen, Abteilung Sicherheit, Bundesamt für Verkehr, Ittigen (CH); Dipl. Natw. ETH Peter Locher; Bau-Ing. Oliver Schweizer, M. Sc. ETH, EBP Schweiz AG, Zürich (CH)
10:00 Designing More Sustainable Tunnels using Advanced Digital Technologies: Alternative Design Options and their Assessment, Reduction of Costs, Carbon Footprint, Maintenance Needs and Natural Resources
Oliver Queck, M. Sc., Director of Operations, ORIS SAS, Hamburg (D); Nicolas Miravalls, M. Sc. Eng., CEO; Alan Anthony Mardo, M. Sc. Eng., ORIS SAS, Paris (F); Oliver Krenz, Leiter Nachhaltigkeitsprogramm, Die Autobahn GmbH des Bundes, Berlin (D)
10:15 Question Round
10:30 Break

Tunnel Equipment and Operation

11:15 Recommendations for the Equipment and Operation of Road Tunnels in Urban Areas: Cross-Section Design, Ventilation, Lighting, Structural and Technical Safety Equipment
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Baltzer, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BUNG Ingenieure AG, Heidelberg (D)
11:30 Ismailia Road Tunnel below the Suez Canal – Equipment with a Water Mist Fixed Firefighting System: System Dimensioning, Installation, Commissioning
Tim Usner, B. Eng., FOGTEC Brandschutz GmbH, Köln (D)
11:45 Design and Installation of an Air Filtration System for the M30 Road Tunnel in Madrid: Air Extraction, Fine Dust Particle Filtration, Automated Filter Cleaning, Re-Use of the Waste Water, Structural Installations, Operating Costs, Enhancements
Anika Schnelle, M. Eng.; Dr.-Ing. Elke Deux, Geschäftsführerin, FILTRONtec GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen (D); Ing. Izaskun Martos, FILTRONtec España S.L., Madrid (E)
12:00 Steinbühl Railway Tunnel, Swabian Alb – Numerical Simulation of the Tunnel Climate to Determine the Risk of Frost: Interaction of Underground Temperature, Outside Temperature and Tunnel Depth, Results of Calculation and Measurement
Martin Müller, M. Sc.; Dr. Peter Reinke, Geschäftsführer, HBI Haerter AG, Bern (CH); Adrian Berthele-Geugelin, M. Sc., DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH, Stuttgart (D)
12:15 Drainage Systems for Long Railway Tunnels – Innovations used in the Koralm Tunnel: Geometrical Boundary Conditions, Sintering, Structural and Preventive Measures, Experiences
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Helmut Steiner; Dipl.-Ing. Hanns Wagner, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Graz (A)
12:30 Question Round
12:45 Lunch Break

Tunnel Safety

14:15 Integrated Rescue Galleries in Road Tunnels in Germany – Design and Implementation: Possible Variants and Preferred Solution, Advantages and Disadvantages, Overpressure Ventilation and Airlocks, Safety Equipment
Michael Richter, Geschäftsleitung, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Christian Bornschier, Hessen Mobil Straßen- und Verkehrsmanagement, Fulda (D); Mandy Gordon, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
14:30Update of the Risk Analysis Methodology for Road Tunnels in Germany: Parameters Previously not taken into Account, Frequency Analysis, Evaluation of Accident Rate, Fire Rate and Influencing Factors, Damage Extent Model
Dipl.-Ing. Christof Sistenich, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D); Dr.-Ing. Georg Mayer, BUNG GmbH, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Kohl, ILF Consulting Engineers, Linz (A); Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Zulauf, EBP Schweiz AG, Zürich (CH)
14:45 Application of Artificial Intelligence to improve Safety of Tunnels and Tunnel Control Centres Incorporating Car-to-Infrastructure Communication – Results from the KITT Research Project
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Anne Lehan, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D); Dr.-Ing. Georg Mayer, BUNG GmbH, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Math. Kai Jacobsen, SPIE DÜRR GmbH, Kiel (D); Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Siebe, SPIE OSMO GmbH, Georgsmarienhütte (D)
15:00 Alternative Energy Carriers for Vehicles and their Influence on Tunnel Safety: Extension and Quantitative Results of the Risk Analysis, Impact on Tunnel Structure, Risks for Tunnel Users and External Rescue Personnel
Dr. Regina Schmidt, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Raaba (A); Dipl.-Ing. Harald Kammerer, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Linz (A); Dipl.-Ing. Patrik Fößleitner, Institut für Thermodynamik und nachhaltige Antriebssysteme, TU-Graz, Graz (A); Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Anne Lehan, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D)
15:15 Protecting Tunnels from Sabotage and other Disruptive Incidents: New Key Aspects of the KRITIS Umbrella Law for Critical Infrastructures, Current State of Security Research
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Bergerhausen; Dr.-Ing. Kalliopi Anastassia-dou, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D)
15:30 Question Round
15:45 End of Presentations about Tunnel Operation/Planning

Closing Session

Public Conference
Location: Hall 14b, ICM – International Congress Center Messe München

Underground Construction in the Munich Region

16:30 Overview of Current Underground Projects of the State Capital Munich: 21 km of Metro Lines with 18 new Underground Stations
Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Wulf, Hauptabteilungsleiter Ingenieurbau; Dipl.-Ing. Frank Frischeisen, Abteilungsleiter U-Bahn- und Tunnelbau, Landeshauptstadt München (D)
16:45 Munich’s Large-Scale U9 Project: First Design Steps, Tunnel Construction Priorities, Results of Numerical Studies, Effects of CO₂ Pricing on Eligibility for Funding according to the “Standardised Assessment” with Examples of New Approaches
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Markus Schöning, Bereichsleiter Planung; Dipl.-Ing. Markus Unterreiter, Fachbereichsleiter Planung U-Bahn-Neubau und Gesamtprojektleiter U9; Dipl.-Geogr. Dominik Fritz, stellv. Bereichsleiter Angebot Schiene; Dr.-Ing. Marcus Schneider, Teilprojektleiter Geotechnik U9, Stadtwerke München GmbH, München (D)
17:00 Extension of the U5 to the West of Munich: Shield Tunnelling, Construction of a Station with Partial Top Down Method, Emergency Exit Shafts, Ground Freezing, Groundwater Compensation Measures
Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Heiserer, Geschäftsführer, WTM Engineers München GmbH, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Paul Erdmann, Bereichsleiter, Amberg Engineering AG, Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Reinhold Theiß, Mitglied der Geschäftsführung, ISP Ziviltechniker GmbH, Wien (A); Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Robert Schmidt, Abteilung U-Bahn- und Tunnelneubau, Landeshauptstadt München (D)
17:15 Holistic Fire Protection during Construction and Operation of Munich’s 2nd Core S-Bahn Line: Fire Preven- tion Measures, Monitoring, Alarming, Smoke Extraction, Fire Protection Facades, Fire Protection Doors, Exploratory and Rescue Tunnels, Emergency Exits
Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Hahne, Bereichsleiter Brandschutz & Sicherheit, STUVAtec GmbH, Köln (D); Victoria Büttner, M. Eng., Technische Projektsteuerung/-koordination Hauptbahnhof; Erwin Rennich, M. Sc., DB Netz AG, München (D)
17:30Question Round
17:45Closing Remarks
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler, Vorsitzender des Vorstands, STUVA e. V., Köln (D)
18:00 End of Presentations 

Friday, 10/11/2023


The conference participants are invited to visit interesting construction sites and traffic facilities in Munich and the surrounding area and to gain in-depth insights into the "2nd Core S-Bahn Line" project, for example. Click here for details.

Scientific Committee

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