Young reseachers seminar 2017
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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).
The Seminar is supported by:
The Young Researchers’ Seminar is organised every two years in a different European country. The common vision for the Seminar is the preparation of a new generation of transport scientists and science based professionals in the area of transport.
Therefore, this Seminar is not only aimed at scientific excellence, but also at presentation skills and the ability to put science into practice.
Since 2007, thanks to the Memorandum of Understanding between ECTRI and the Transportation Research Board from the United States, participation to the Seminar has been opened to young researchers and tutors from the US Universities.
What are the topics of the Seminar?
The indicative research domains covered during this seminar are:
Who is invited to participate?
The young researchers are incited to participate by their own institutes. They are preferably post-doc (less than 5 years after PhD) and are involved in one of the 5 research domains.
The tutors are senior researchers from the Supporting Organizations but also from United States’ Universities (international cooperation through ECTRI-TRB Memorandum of Understanding).
What is offered?
The format of the seminar is:
The three best papers and presentations will be selected for awards by the Steering Committee based on the tutors’ recommendations and announced at the closing session of the Seminar.
Besides the scientific activities, where tutors shall moderate the content sessions that are organised under the supervision of the Steering Committee and retroact to the presentation, there are networking activities such as technical and social visits and an official dinner.
YRS 2017 Key Dates