Call for Abstracts

 

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

 

KEY DATES

21 December 2016 Call for abstracts opens
21 March 2017 Abstracts due
31 May 2017 Abstracts review decision sent to authors
15 September 2017 Full paper due
15 October 2017 Preliminary programme publication
25 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

 

The call for abstracts and papers will select the best scientific and technical contributions in the following research topics:

 

TRA 2018 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.

 

CONFERENCE STRUCTURE

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

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS – SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Abstracts of up to 500 words in English are NOW invited for online submission. They are expected to report on original, recent and substantive achievements related to one or more of the 12 TRA 2018 topics. After successfully passing the abstract review, authors will be invited to submit full papers which – if successfully reviewed – will be presented in oral or poster format at the conference.

 

TWO TYPES OF ABSTRACTS/PAPERS ARE WELCOME:

  • scientific papers, which will undergo a scientifically-oriented review process
  • technical papers, which are reviewed based on the quality of technology, relevance for implementation and case studies

 

Authors are invited to submit abstracts by 21 March 2017 on www.traconference.eu, where full details on the selection criteria and decisions are provided. A selection of the best scientific papers will be invited for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and made electronically accessible. Scientists who submit papers presenting results from EU-funded projects are additionally invited to take part in the TRA Visions 2018 competition for senior researchers in the field of innovative surface transport.

 

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Last updated : 10/01/2017