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ECTRI, the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes, is the leading European research association for sustainable and multimodal mobility. It was founded in April 2003 as an international non-profit organization. Its members are 28 major transport research institutes or universities from 21 European countries. Together, they account for more than 4000 European scientific and research staff in the field of transport.

ECTRI is pushing for green, safe, efficient and inclusive transport for people and goods by:

- Promoting transport research and enhancing its scientific quality and effectiveness

- Providing independent, evidencebased advice to decision makers in Europe

- Incorporating and representing the foremost European transport research institutes and Universities

ECTRI's  aims at achieving these goals by cooperation in thematic and process oriented thematic groups and task forces, by publications, and through participation in Framework Programme projects, seminars and conferences.

 

8th Young Researchers’ Seminar (YRS 2017)
16 – 18 May 2017, Berlin, Germany

Deadline for submitting an abstract is extended to 30 September 2016!

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arrow21/09/2016 YRS 2017: You only have 2 weeks left to submit your abstract!ECTRI, FEHRL, FERSI and United States Universities Young Researchers are invited to submit abstracts under the YRS selected research domains. Abstract submission deadline is September 30, 2016. More information

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arrow21/09/2016 ETRR Advisory and Editorial Boards meeting, September 21, 2016 in Brussels. The ETRR Advisory Board and Editorial Board are meeting today at ECTRI offices to review the current status of the Journal, to discuss future developments, to appoint the new Editor-in-Chief and Advisory Board Chair and review the Editorial Board Terms of Reference.

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arrow15/09/2016 YRS 2017: Don’t miss the chance, submit your abstract today! ECTRI, FEHRL, FERSI and United States Universities Young Researchers are invited to submit abstracts under the YRS selected research domains. Abstract submission deadline is extended to September 30, 2016. For more information: YRS 2017 website. The 8th Young Researchers’ Seminar will be held from May 16 – 18, 2017 in Berlin, Germany and will be hosted by the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

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arrow15/09/2016 European Transport Research Review, Volume 8, Issue 3, is now online! The European Transport Research Review – Volume 8 Number 3 September 2016 is now available online! The journal is accepting submissions and is now indexed by Thomson Reuters. Submit your research article today! More information

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arrow15/09/2016 MOBI Seminar 2016: On small and big data: How to go to a more sustainable mobility system? ECTRI Member VUB invites you to the MOBI Seminar “On small and big data. How to go to a more sustainable mobility system?” that will take place on Thursday 13 October 2016 in Brussels. The seminar starts with keynotes by MOBI’s own prof. dr. ir. Joeri Van Mierlo, prof. dr. Cathy Macharis and prof. dr. ir. Wouter Verbeke. Find the full program here.

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arrow15/09/2016 ETC 2016 : Technical Visits and More! In addition to fascinating discussions at the European Transport Conference, the Conference team has organised a range of technical visits and tours to help you grow your network and your knowledge of Barcelona.  Please email sabrina@tftp-training.co.uk for further information.

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arrow24/08/2016 Will One-way Car Sharing Take Over Urban Transport? Join the Car Sharing Debate at ETC 5 - 7 October, Barcelona Recent evidence suggests that one-way car sharing will completely change the way we travel around our towns and cities. Join ETC 2016 for the Car Sharing Debate and more. Further information

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arrow23/08/2016 ECTRI position on the third H2020 Transport Workprogramme. Building on previous contributions, ECTRI supports the preparation of the third Work Programme of Horizon 2020 in the field of transport by calling through a position paper for a new guiding theme “Towards low carbon mobility” and putting forward four main areas as perceived by the ECTRI research community, as key drivers for accelerating the transition toward this mobility: 1. Systemic approach, 2. Resilience; 3. Human factors, and 4. Policy-making. Read it here

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arrow10/08/2016 - YRS 2017: Submit your abstract. ECTRI, FEHRL, FERSI and United States Universities Young Researchers are invited to submit abstracts under the YRS selected research domains. Abstract submission deadline is extended to September 30, 2016.

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arrow04/08/2016 ETC 2016 : Programme Stream announced for Transport Modelling

There has been a good response to the call for Transport Modelling papers this year. Papers were of high quality on interesting and varied topics including some traditional topics, as well as current hot topics, so there is an interesting programme for the discerning modeller this year. Check it out and join ETC 2016 here: www.etcbookings.org/

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arrow04/08/2016 ETC 2016 : Programme Stream announced for Intelligent Mobility, Management and Operations

The Intelligent Mobility, Management and Operations (IMMO) stream provides a home for research and practitioners dealing with issues at the leading edge of Intelligent Mobility and ITS. ITS is playing an increasing role in dealing with everyday mobility and the consequences it has on accessibility, safety and liveability. Check out the full programme and join ETC 2016! www.etcbookings.org/

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arrow03/08/2016 Professor MANUEL SEABRA PEREIRA: In memoriam. The ECTRI community is deeply saddened to inform that Professor Manuel Seabra Pereira, a long lasting and very respected colleague, from Técnico Lisboa, co-chair of ERRAC and EURNEX Chair, has passed away. Manuel will surely be missed, not only for the many constructive contributions he was bringing, but for his wise and very friendly personality. Our heartfelt thoughts go to his family and friends.

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arrow03/08/2016 ETC 2016: Programme announced for Transport Economics, Finance and Appraisal stream (TEFA). The TEFA committee has now released its themes and highlights for ETC 2016. The remit for the TEFA committee of the ETC covers the range of issues raised in the appraisal and finance of transport schemes such as: appraisal methods; analysis and modelling needed to support appraisal; valuation of impacts; and funding of transport investments. The 44th ETC will be held in Barcelona, from 5 - 7 October 2016. More information.

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arrow20/07/2016 ECTRI TG Security and Risk Analysis meeting, July 20 at ECTRI offices. ECTRI Thematic Group (TG) on Security and Risk Analysis is meeting today, July 20 at ECTRI offices, to discuss the updated structure within the TG and the future work of the group. On the agenda is also the exchange on recent research topics, proposals and projects and the contribution to the H2020 Work Programme for the period 2018-2020.

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arrow20/07/2016 ETRR, ECTRI Open Access Journal at WCTR 2016. ETRR, ECTRI sponsored open access Journal, was presented at 14th WCTR 2016 with support of Springer, and in presence of Editor in Chief Prof. May. ETRR will produce special issues linked to the track sessions of the Conference. This year the WCTR was held from 10-16 July 2016 in Shanghai (China).

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arrow20/07/2016 ETC 2016: Programme announced for Planning for Sustainable Land Use and Transport (PSLUT). The PSLUT stream provides a home for issues at the leading edge of policy development at the interface between land use and transport planning. Its focus is on sustainable solutions to land use and transport problems and how to measure and evaluate their effectiveness and impacts. Check out and join ETC 2016! More information

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arrow20/07/2016 ETC 2016 : Programme announced for Freight & Logistics Stream. Check out the Freight and Logistics committee of the European Transport Conference concerns actual issues such as freight and the environment, impact of strategic logistics on freight systems, freight policy development, city logistics, trans-national networks, air cargo transport, ports and maritime policy. More information

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arrow28/06/2016 ECTRI welcomes a new Member: Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium). The ECTRI Assembly of Members has formally approved the admittance of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) to ECTRI, as from July 1st, 2016. With this new membership, Belgium is now represented in the association. This brings the association to 28 members from 21 European countries.  The VUB, through the MOBI - Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre will be actively involved in the different ECTRI activities. More information

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arrow28/06/2016 ETRR supporting 14th World Conference on Transport Research. ETRR, ECTRI sponsored Journal, is supporting the 14th WCTR and will produce special issues linked to the track sessions of the Conference. This year the World Conference was held from 10-16 July 2016 in Shanghai (China). More info

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arrow28/06/2016 4th European Maritime Research Policy Conference, June 28 in Brussels. ECTRI Project Officer A. PEREIRA attendended the 4th European Maritime Research Policy Conference. This year’s Conference aims at taking stock of current R&D policy developments but also at focusing on the way forward with maritime research policy during the next decade, so as to better prepare EU policy-makers as well as industry leader for the challenges and threats ahead. More info

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arrow27/04/2016 RelStat-16 International Multidisciplinary Conference, 19-22 October 2016 – Call for papers is open. The 16th International Multidisciplinary Conference on “Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication” (RelStat-16) organised by ECTRI Member TTI, will take place between 19 – 22 October 2016 in Riga, Latvia. Call for papers is open till 16 May. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their papers for a special issues of the “Transport and Telecommunication” the scientific & research Journal of TTI (ISSN 1407- 6160).

 

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