Full Paper Submission

Full Paper Submission

TRA 2018 received a high number of abstracts which all underwent a defined review process.  Authors of accepted abstracts are now invited to submit their full papers by September 14 2017 using the TRA 2018 paper template which can be found here:

After full papers have successfully passed the review process authors will be informed to provide either an oral presentation or a poster to TRA 2018.



Due to the high number of abstract submissions TRA 2018 is still looking for reviewers with high expertise in various fields of transport research for the full paper review phase. We highly appreciate your support! Become a Reviewer of the TRA2018!



21 December 2016 Call for abstracts opens
21 March 2017 Abstracts due
24 April 2017 Extended Deadline: Abstracts due
04 July 2017 Abstracts review decision sent to authors
14 September 2017 Full paper due
15 October 2017 Preliminary programme publication
28 November 2017 Full paper review decision sent to authors
25 January 2018 Final programme publication
16-19 April 2018 7th European Transport Research Arena, Reed Messe Wien, Vienna/Austria


Full Papers will be submitted in the following research topics:


  1. Environment and Energy Efficiency
  2. Vehicles & Vessels – Design, Development and Production
  3. Advanced Propulsion Systems
  4. Smart Urban Mobility & Logistics
  5. People Mobility – Systems and Services
  6. Freight Transport and Logistics
  7. Transport Infrastructure
  8. Connected and Automated Transport
  9. Digital Technologies for Transport
  10. Safe, Secure and Resilient Transport Systems
  11. Human Dimension in Transport
  12. Socio-Economics, Innovation and Policy


The topics of the contributions will refer to all modes of transport: road, rail, waterborne and aviation. Moreover, here will be presentations and discussion on cross-modal themes and on topics that are not mode-specific. For more details on TRA 2018 Topics please see the keyword list here.



TRA 2018 will include:

  • Plenary sessions dedicated to important policy challenges addressed by invited keynote speakers
  • Strategic sessions fostering exchange between industry and policy makers and addressing major innovation fields
  • A large number of scientific and technical sessions in which reviewed papers will be presented either orally or as posters to the audience
  • Poster presentations for Outreach Marketplace



TRA 2018 is open to

  • researchers, academics, students and young researchers, engineers,
  • transport infrastructure managers and owners
  • traffic operation managers, transport operators
  • SMEs and Start-Ups
  • industry, vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, ship builders
  • public authorities, governmental bodies
  • non-governmental organisations
  • other transport stakeholders and decision makers.

Last updated : 02/08/2017