Monday, 15 December 2008

15:00 - 17:00 International Steering Committee Meeting
14:00 - 18:00 Registration
18:00 - 20:00 Opening Reception

Tuesday, 16 December 2008

8:00 Opening Ceremony
Sam Gurol, General Atomics
Miroslav Krstic, UCSD
General Conference Co-Chairmen

      Welcome Address
Eisuke Masada, Chairman of the Board of Directors,
Railway Technical Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, and
Chairman of the International Steering Committee

      Keynote Speakers
Introductions: Frieder Seible, Dean UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering
Will Kempton, Director, California Department of Transportation
John Chalker, Chairman, California Transportation Commission

Plenary Session 1  Worldwide Maglev Overviews

      Chairman: Dean Frieder Seible, UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering

8:45 - 9:15 Perspectives for Transrapid
Hilde Trebesch, Federal Ministry of Transport, 
Building and Urban Affairs, Germany

9:15 - 9:45 Operation Practice of Shanghai Maglev Demonstration Line
Wu Xiangming, Shanghai Maglev Transportation Development Company, China

9:45 - 10:15 Koreas Urban Maglev Program
Byung Chun Shin, Center for Urban Maglev Program, KIMM

10:45 - 11:15 Status of Maglev Developments in Japan
Eisuke Masada, Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan

11:15 - 11:45 High Speed Maglev in the UK: from 
Strategic Business Case to Delivery
Alan James, UK Ultraspeed, United Kingdom

11:45 - 12:15 Status of Maglev Projects in the USA
Larry Blow, MaglevTransport, Inc., USA

12:15 - 14:00 Lunch

      Parallel Technical Sessions

Session 1: MAGLEV Developments

      Chairman: Michael Witt, Dornier Consulting, GmbH

14:00 - 14:20 Current Status of Maglev Development Programme
Gunter Nissen, Dornier Consulting, GmbH

14:20 - 14:40 Latest Generation Maglev Vehicle TR09
Carsten Wolters, ThyssenKrupp Transrapid GmbH

14:40 - 15:00 21 Minutes Flying on the Ground - Qatar - Bahrain Maglev-Link
Boris van Thiel, Vossing Engineering Company

15:00 - 15:20 The Swissrapide Express on Track 
to Europes First Inter-City Maglev Line
Niklaus Konig, Swiss Railway Engineering

15:20 - 15:40 Mile High Maglev - Development Trends in Colorado
Roger Freeman, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

15:40 - 16:00 Status of Koreas Urban Maglev Program
Doh Young Park, Center for Urban Maglev Program

      Chairman: Marcel Jufer, EPFL, Switzerland

16:20 - 16:40 A National Maglev Network for the 
U.S. - Design and Capabilities
James Powell, Maglev-2000 & Polytechnic Institute of NYU

16:40 - 17:00 Outlook of the Superconducting Maglev
Kazuo Sawada, Central Japan Railway Company

17:00 - 17:20 Maglev Wind Turbine  The Wind Power Replacement
Laurence Blow, Maglev Wind Turbine Technologies, Inc.

17:20 - 17:40 Implementation of Cargo Maglev in the United States
Chris Rose, Los Alamos National Laboratory

17:40 - 18:00 Prospects and Limitations of 
High-Speed Maglev Systems: Aspects of an Interdisciplinary Approach
Johannes Kluhspies, Lucerne University of Applied Science, ITW Institute

Session 2: MAGLEV - New Ideas

      Chairman: Richard Stephan, LASUP/UFRJ 
 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

14:00 - 14:20 Development of Maglev Switch for 
the Urban Transit Maglev in Korea
Jongmin Lee, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

14:20 - 14:40 Maglev-Cobra: and Urban 
Transportation Solution Using HTSSuperconductors and Permanent Magnets
Richard Stephan, LASUP/UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

14:40 - 15:00 Development of Low Cost Maglev 
Vehicle for Semiconductor Transport System
Je-Sung Bang, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

15:00 - 15:20 Maglev Concepts as Proposals to 
Reduce the Global Climate Problem
Vasyl Kozoriz, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University

15:20 - 15:40 Effects of the System Parameters 
to the Behavior of a Magnetic Top Superconductors and Permanent Magnets
Teruo Azukizawa, Kobe University

15:40 - 16:00 Extremely Energy-Saving Linear 
Drive Technique by Using Diamagnetic Graphite Plate
Haruhiko Suzuki, Fukushima National College of Technology

      Chairman: Luguang Yan, IEE Chinese Academy of Sciences

16:20 - 16:40 A Full-Scale Module of the 
Maglev-Cobra HTS-Superconducting Vehicle
Richard Stephan, LASUP/UFRJ Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

16:40 - 17:00 Innovative American Maglev System
Philip Studer, Innovative Transportation Systems

17:00 - 17:20 Advanced Maglev Projects Based on 
the Magnetic Potential Well Phenomenon
Halyna Franklin, Kozoriz-Franklin California Maglev, Inc.

17:20 - 17:40 Maple-Exploring of a Free 
Flywheel Suspended by the Superconductive Bearing
Lyudmyla Grygoryeva, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University

17:40 - 18:00 Magnetic Potential Well (MPW) Phenomenon Testing
Vasyl Kozoriz, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University

Session 3: Vehicles and Levitation/Guidance

      Chairman: Daiki Ebihara, Musashi Institute of Technology

14:00 - 14:20 Generalized Design Models for EMS Maglev
Roger Goodall, Loughborough University

14:20 - 14:40 Modeling and Experimental 
Validation of an EMS Demonstration Vehicle
Thomas Alberts, Old Dominion University

14:40 - 15:00 Development and Validation of a 
Dynamic Model of the Maglev Transportation System at Old Dominion University
Aijnkya Deodhar, Old Dominion University Norfolk

15:00 - 15:20 Optimization of a Magnetic Rail 
for the HTS-Superconducting Vehicle Maglev-Cobra
Eduardo Souza Motta, Industrias Nucleares do Brasil S. A.  INB

15:20 - 15:40 State-of-the-art in Multi-body 
Dynamic Simulations of EMS-type Maglev Vehicles a KIMM
Hyungsuk Han, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

15:40 - 16:00 Preliminary Study of High 
Temperature Superconducting Magnets Using 2G Wires
Ken Nagashima, Railway Technical Research Institute

      Chairman: Roger Goodall, Loughborough University

16:20 - 16:40 Active Damping Actuators Combined 
with Passive Guidance Force of Polarized Linear 
Motors Application to Swissmetro
Alain Cassat, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

16:40 - 17:00 Study of Active Suspension 
Control Methods to Suppress Superconducting Maglev Vehicle Vibrations
Erimitsu Suzuki, Railway Technical Research Institute

17:00 - 17:20 Switching Networks and Maglev
Jim Fiske, Launch Point Technologies

17:20 - 17:40 Tracking Control of Magnetic 
levitation Systems Using Fast Gain Scheduling
So-Young Sung, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

17:40 - 18:00 Structure of Linear PM Halbach Array for EDS Maglev
Li Chunsheng, Institute of Electrical Engineering Chinese Academy of Science

Session 4: Safety and Operational Control

      Chairman: Denny Pascoe, Union Switch and Signal

14:00 - 14:20 Safety Assessment of the Emsland 
Transrapid Test Facility Following Major Technical Modifications
Wolfgang Otto, ISA - Independent Safety Assessment

14:20 - 14:40 The Maintenance of the HSST Vehicle
Hidehiro Nagano, Chubu HSST Development Corporation Vehicle System Group

14:40 - 15:00 Service Availability of the Urban Maglev System in Korea
Yong-Jun Seo, Hyundai Rotem Company

15:00 - 15:20 Model-Based Health Management for Magnetic Levitation Systems
Meera Venkatesh and Mark Walker, General Atomics

15:20 - 15:40 A Study on the Application of RAMS for Signaling System
Yun Hak Sun, Korea Rail Network Authority, Maglev Railway Project Division

15:40 - 16:00 A Case Study on the 
Identification and Control of Urban Maglev 
Interface Using Vehicle Oriented Functional Analysis
Chulho Park, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology

      Chairman: H. K. Sung, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials

16:20 - 16:40 Command, Control and 
Communications - Automatic Train Control System
Denny Pascoe, Union Switch & Signal, Inc.

16:40 - 17:00 A Structured Approach to Risk 
Assessment and Design Safety Analysis,of Urban Maglev Systems
Chinnarao Mokkapati, Union Switch & Signal, Inc.

17:00 - 17:20 Check of Operations Rules & 
Regulations for the Transrapid Test Facility Emsland (TVE)
Wolfgang Otto, ISA - Independent Safety Assessment

17:20 - 17:40 The Analysis and Measurements of 
Electromagnetic Fields for the Urban Maglev Prototype Vehicle
Bong-Seup Kim, Korea Institutes of Machinery and Materials

17:40 - 18:00 Controller Design for Commercial Maglev Vehicle
Hong-Ju Kim, K.E.R.I. I&C Research Group

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

8:00 Keynote Speakers
Introductions: Mike Reed, Senior Vice President General Atomics
U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA), Member of the 
Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee
Jack Wagner, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Auditor General

Plenary Session  U.S. High Speed Maglev Projects

      Chairman: Walter Buss, Transrapid International-USA

8:45 - 9:15 Transrapid - Transportation System with High Potential
Friedrich Loser, Transrapid International, Germany

9:15 - 9:45 California-Nevada Interstate Maglev Project (CNIMP)
Neil Cummings, American Magline Group, USA

9:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break

10:15 - 10:45 The Baltimore Washington Maglev Project
Jack Kinstlinger, KCI Technologies, Inc., USA

10:45 - 11:15 Atlanta-Chattanooga-Nashville High Speed Ground Transportation
Joe Ferguson, The Enterprise Center, USA

11:15 - 11:45 U.S. Maglev Coalition (USMC)
Phyllis Wilkins, U.S. Maglev Coalition, USA

12:15 - 14:00 Lunch

      Parallel Technical Sessions

Session 1: Propulsion, Linear Motors and Energy 
Supply & Economic and Planning/Feasibility Studies

      Chairman: Alain Cassat, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

14:00 - 14:20 Phase Set Shift Effect for Cogging 
Force Reduction in Linear Motor
Jaewon Lim, Seoul National University

14:20 - 14:40 Design and Analysis of Linear 
Reluctance Machine for Transportation
Mehran Mirzaei, Amirkabir University of Technology

14:40 - 15:00 TF Linear Motor with Passive Guideway for Low Speed Transport
Augusto Morini, University of Padova

15:00 - 15:20 A Model to Design a Nation Maglev 
Network for Freight Distribution
Russell Meller, University of Arkansas

15:20 - 15:40 High Tech Projects - Chances by Shifting Paradigm
Roman Brylka, RomanBrylka Executive Consulting GmbH

15:40 - 16:00 Maglev System Benchmarking by 
Planning Metropolitan Mass Public Rapid Transit 
with a View on the City of Zagreb
Nenad Dujmovic, University of Zagreb

      Chairman: Manfred Wackers, Transrapid International, GmbH & Co. KG

16:20 - 16:40 Regulations for Maglev
Ullrich Kinski, Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs

16:40 - 17:00 Availability and Punctuality Analysis for Shanghai Transrapid
Eckert Fritz, IFB  Institute fur Bahntechnik GmbH

17:00 - 17:20 Environmental Benefits of Transrapid
Juergen Nothhaft, Siemens AG

17:20 - 17:40 Maglev, Petroleum Demand and Global Warming
Donald Rote, Argonne National Laboratory

17:40 - 18:00 Optimization of Length of Maglev-Trains
Arkadij Lascher, Technical University of 
Dresden, Institute for Electric Transport Systems

Session 2: Vehicles and Levitation/Guidance

      Chairman: Thomas Alberts, Old Dominion University

14:00 - 14:20 The Design of Halbach Arrays for Inductrack Maglev Systems
Richard Post, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

14:20 - 14:40 An Algorithm to Suppress the 
Low-Frequency Oscillations of EMS Maglev Vehicles
Danfeng Zhou, National University of Defense Technology

14:40 - 15:00 Design of a Small-Scale Prototype 
for a Stabilized Permanent Magnet Levitated
Vehicle Geoffrey Long, Launch Point Technologies

15:00 - 15:20 Impact of High-Temperature 
Superconductors on the Superconducting Maglev
Hiroyuki Ohsaki, University of Tokyo

15:20 - 15:40 Modeling of the General Atomics 
Maglev: System Identification Approach
Bogdan Borowy, General Atomics; Kuenmo Kang, 
University of California, San Diego

15:40 - 16:00 Vehicle Dynamics Design for a PM/EDS Maglev System
In-Kun Kim, General Atomics

      Chairman: Richard Post, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

16:20 - 16:40 Fabrication and Testing of Full 
Scale Components for the 2nd Gen. Maglev-2000 System
James Powell, Maglev-2000

16:40 - 17:00 Development of Superconducting 
Magnets with Current Leads Without Gas Cooling
Masafumi Ogata, Railway Technical Research Institute

17:00 - 17:20 5-DOF Magnetic Levitation Control 
of a Steel Plate Using Observation of the Supported Weight
Ryuta Sasaki, Musashi Institute of Technology

17:20 - 17:40 Design of a Magnetic Levitation 
System for Commercial Maglev Vehicle
Choon Kyung Kim, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

17:40  18:00 Restrain the Effects of 
Vehicle-Guideway Dynamic Interaction: Bandstop Filter Method
Ding Zhang, College of Mechatronics Engineering 
and Automation, National University of Defense Technology

Session 3: Guideway and Infrastructure

      Chairman: Tom Riester, Mackin Engineering Company

14:00 - 14:20 Transrapids Guideway Systems Bogl
Ludwig Scholl, Max Bogl Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG

14:20 - 14:40 The New Steel Guideway
Oswaldo Rodriguez, Guideway Engineering

14:40 - 15:00 Hopf Bifurcation of the Maglev 
System Considering the Coupled Elastic Guideway
Longhua She, Institute of Changsha

15:00 - 15:20 Sound Improvement of Transrapid Girders
Rainer Schach, Institute fur Baubetriebswesen of 
the Technische Universitat Dresden

15:20 - 15:40 Long Wave Guideway Contour Monitoring
Willi Nieters, Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft GmbH

15:40 - 16:00 Urban Maglev Fiber Reinforced 
Concrete Girder Design, Development and Testing
Mandyam Venkatesh, General Atomics

      Chairman: Ludwig Scholl, Max Bogl Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG

16:20 - 16:40 Urban Maglev Integrated Guideway/Girder Module (IGGM) Design
Phil Jeter, General Atomics

16:40 - 17:00 A Maglev Guideway Girder System 
for the Urban Maglev Program in Korea
Yunseok Lee, Inst. Of Construction Technology Daewoo E & C

17:00 - 17:20 Stress Evaluation of PLG Ground 
Coil Inserted GFRP Fastening Devices
Hitoshi Matsue, Railway Technical Research Institute

17:20 - 17:40 MBS - Track-2010-Recent Development on Guideway Design
Jochen Rohm, Ed. Zublin AG

17:40 - 18:00 A Study of the Vehicle 
Maintenance Facilities Plan for the Urban Maglev Program in Korea
Seok Kyun Seol, Korea Rail Network Authority

18:00  18:20 New Guideway Design For Urban Maglev In Korea
Inho Yeo, Korea Railroad Research Institute

Session 4: Propulsion, Linear Motors and Energy Supply

      Chairman: Hyungsuk Han, Korea Insititute of Machinery and Materials

14:00 - 14:20 New Equivalent Circuits of Single-Sided Linear Induction Motor
Wei Xu, Institute of Electrical Engineering Chinese Academy of Sciences

14:20 - 14:40 New Developments on the Maglev Long Stator Winding Cable
Christian Cornelissen, Nexans Deutschland Industries

14:40 - 15:00 Sensorless Vector Control for LSLSM Using PI Tracking Method
Qiongxuan Ge, IEE, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 
Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

15:00 - 15:20 Characteristics of Linear 
Induction Motor Driven by Modified Trapezoidal Modulated Power Source
Kaoru Iwaki, Osaka Institute of Technology

15:20 - 15:40 Transient Analysis of Offset 
Stator Double Sided Short Rotor Linear Induction Motor Accelerator
Tom Cox, University of Bath

15:40 - 16:00 A Study on Results of TPS 
According to the Optimum Electric Power Supply System of Urban Maglev Railway
In-Jae Lee, Korea Rail Network Authority Maglev Railway Division

      Chairman: In-Kun Kim, General Atomics

16:20 - 16:40 Optimal Parameter for Filter of 
Maglev Power Supply System Using Improved Genetic Algorithms
Zhang Ruihua, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

16:40 - 17:00 Characteristic Analysis of a 
Linear Induction Motor Used for an Urban Railway Transit
Hyung-Woo Lee, Korea Railroad Research Institute

17:00 - 17:20 Experiments on a Magnetically Levitated Planar Actuator
Nelis van Lierop, Eindhoven University of Technology

17:20 - 17:40 PowerTRACE - a Novel Power Transmission and Actuator Entity
Benedikt Schmulling, Institute of Electrical Machines, RWTH Aachen University

17:40 - 18:00 Integrated Modular System for Maglev Vehicle Control
Peter Hubbard, Loughborough University

18:00 - 18:20 Innovation of the Transrapid Propulsion System
Juergen Nothhaft, Siemens AG, Industry Sector, Mobility Division

18:30 - 19:00 Gala Dinner Reception

19:00 - 21:30 Gala Dinner

Thursday, 18 December 2008

8:00 Keynote Speakers
Introductions: Linden Blue, Vice-Chairman, General Atomics
Congressman James Oberstar (D), Chair 
Transportation & Infrastructure, USA (Invited)
Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R), USA (Invited)

8:30 - 9:00 California State Senator Alan Lowenthal
Maglev and Paradigm Shift in Goods Movement

Plenary Session 3  Innovative Technology Applications
      Chairman: Bob Baldi, General Atomics

9:00 - 9:30 Maglev Freight Conveyor Systems
Ken James, California State University Long Beach, USA

9:30 - 10:00 Holloman Maglev Project
David Minto, Holloman High Speed Test Track, USA

10:30 - 11:00 California University of 
Pennsylvania (CALU)-Maglev Sky Shuttle
Thomas Riester, Mackin Engineering Company, USA

11:00 - 11:30 An M3 Maglev System for Old Dominion University
Richard Thornton, MagneMotion, Inc., USA

11:30 - 12:00 Preliminary Design of the Magplane Magpipe System
B. Montgomery, Magplane Technology, Inc, USA

12:00 - 12:15 Closing Ceremony

14:00 - 17:15 GA Test Track and UCSD Structural Laboratory Tour