Welcome to the CLASS seminar, to hear about the latest developments in
pervious pavement implementation to Finland. For the past two years, intense
research activities have been done within a Tekes project with 15 industrial partners
to create pervious pavements aimed at mitigate impacts of climate change on
The following sessions areplanned for the seminar. Each session will also
include presentations by CLASS project industrial participants, highlighting
the project achievements and plans for implementation. The seminar language
will primarily be Finnish, with some overview in English.
1) Overview of CLASS project objectives and structure
from Establishing Urban Needs: drivers and concerns
3) Outcomes on
Developing New Materials and Structures
material development and filtration performance
winter performance and
construction and lifetime maintenance issues
cycle cost and life cycle assessment
material producers’ perspectives
on new products toFinnish markets
4) Outcomes of Performance Expectations
modelling of stormwater management
accounting for climate change
to green environment
5) Preparing for Implementation and Demonstration Constructions
New Finnish Guideline for pervious pavement use
Cities’ and designers’
perspective on implementation
6) Tekes perspective on project impacts
7) Panel Discussion on Results and Implementation
Venue and Registration
The Seminar will take place in the auditorium of The Finnish Geological Survey
(GTK). Address: Betonimiehenkuja 4, Espoo (Otaniemi).
Free parking is available on-site, or within 5 minutes walking from public
transport bus service to Otaniemi.
The seminar will start at 9.30 am, with a mid-day break for lunch and then
afternoon coffee. The seminar will close at 16.00.
Attendance to the seminar is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.
Space is limited to 150 people. The Finnish Guidelines for Pervious Pavement
will be distributed free to all participants, as an outcome of the CLASS
Registration here ,by
Monday January 12, 2015