Transport Research Arena TRA 2018 in Vienna, 16-19 April 2018: Call for Papers still open! Deadline extended to April 24 2017!

We would like to inform you that the deadline for the call for papers for the coming Transport Research Arena - TRA 2018 in Vienna has been extended. Please submit your abstract until April 24 2017!


Audience and Focus of TRA 2018:

TRA 2018 is an arena for researchers, scientists and engineers, companies and public authorities active in the field of transport. It welcomes policy makers and stakeholders framing research and transport policy.

Key focus areas:

  • How digitalisation is transforming transport & mobility systems
  • Decarbonisation & future growth – how to change our mobility system & remain competitive
  • Shaping the new mobility landscape – a vision for transport & mobility for Europe

The TRA 2018 programme includes a range of different session formats that will offer ample opportunity to share information on recent findings and to discuss future challenges and opportunities in transport. In scientific and technical sessions, a broad spectrum of research and innovation activities will be discussed, ranging from basic research findings over application-oriented engineering and socio-economic aspects to policies and standards.


CfP topics of TRA 2018 scientific and technical sessions:

  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


Important Dates:

21 December 2016:

Call for abstracts opens

21 March 2017:

Abstract due

24 April 2017

Extended deadline: abstracts due

31 May 2017:

Abstracts review decision sent to authors

15 September 2017:

Full paper due

25 November 2017:

Full paper review decision sent to authors

16-19 April 2018:

7 th European Transport Research Arena, Reed Messe Wien, Vienna/Austria

For more details please consult the TRA 2018 website or contact Veronika Prändl-Zika

Please also have a look at the TRA Visions 2018 competitions launch.