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December 1st, 2011
Bologna, Italy

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10:00 – 10:10

Presentation of the Workshop

10:10 – 11:20

First Technical Session

1.  G. Landucci (University of Pisa, I), V. Busini (Politecnico of Milan, I): “The Viareggio Accident: Damage Analysis and Modelling”

2.    E. Salzano (CNR-IRC, I): “Accidental releases of LPG and LNG: stratification and its effects on flash fires”

3.    R. R. Bouet, O. Gentilhomme (INERIS, F): "Accidental release of liquefied gases: Rainout due to impingement of 2-phase flow on obstacles"

11:20 – 11:40


11:40 – 13:00

Second Technical Session

1.    M. Molag (TNO): “Development of a heat insulations for LPG tankers to avoid a fire induced BLEVE”

2.   A. M. Birk (Queen’s University, CA): “BLEVE prevention: technical issues and cost-benefit analysis”

3.   R. Toldrà Sabatè (Civil Protection, Generalitat Catalunya, S): “HazMat transportation Risk management in Catalonia”

4.    Bogaert (Flemish Government, B): “A Flemish approach for a risk analysis system”

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00

Wrap-Up Session: Perspectives

1.   V. Cozzani (University of Bologna, I): “The Viareggio Accident: a Black Swan or a well assessed scenario?”

2.   Q&A session (Chairman: G. Maschio, University of Padua)

3.   Wrap-up: M. Molag, A.M. Birk

15:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 17:00

Final Discussion (in italian)

Tavola Rotonda:
Il trasporto di sostanze pericolose in Italia (Moderatori: G. Spadoni, Università di Bologna; F. Dattilo, VV.FF.I)


End of the meeting