As part of the 26th Pacific Conference of the RSAI (PRSCO), to be held jointly with the 59th Annual Meeting of the WRSA in Waikiki, Hawaii from March 18 to 21, 2020, Nectar clusters 5 and 6 are organizing a Special Session on “Regional Science and Tourism”. The website for submission is now open (www.wrsaonline.org). Short abstracts, as well as full papers (also in draft format), will be accepted for the Special Session. Full papers benefit from the traditional WRSA 45-minute per paper time slot. The submission deadline is November 15, 2019, for full-length original papers (not previously published). The call can be found here.
Cluster 2 of NECTAR (Network of European Communications and Transport Activities Research) focuses on policy and environmental issues and is planning to organize a joint meeting in 2020 with Cluster 7 dealing with Social and Health Issues. The meeting will be held at the Università Iuav di Venezia in Venice, Italy between the 26th and 27th March 2020. The Conference will bring together leading researchers from Europe and elsewhere. Deadline for abstract submissions is 18 December 2019. The call can be found here.
The most recent NECTAR Newsletter is now available here.
The MOBI Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a senior researcher (100%) who will manage the Inclusive Digital Mobility Solutions (INDIMO) EU-funded research and innovation project (starting on 1 January 2020) and contribute to interdisciplinary research in the domains of transport, sustainability and socio-economic assessment.
For details and to apply please visit the following website:
The deadline of the call for abstracts for the next CODATU Conference (CODATU XVIII) that will be held in Dakar (Senegal) from 9th to 11th of November 2020 has been postponed to 13 October 2019. CODATU is an association with international vocation whose objective is to promote sustainable mobility policies through conferences, seminars, training and scientific exchanges on urban and interurban mobility.
You will find all the relevant information on CODATU website : http://www.codatu.org/conferences/codatu-xviii-conference-call-for-abstracts/ as well as here.
Lund University is now hiring two doctoral students to study train delays. One position will focus more on dwell times and delays at stations. The other one focuses on simulation and delay distributions. More detailed information can be found here:
As part of the World Symposium on Transport and Land Use Research (WSTLUR) to be held in Portland, Oregon from July 13 to 16, 2020, Nectar cluster 6 is organizing a special session on accessibility and quality of life. The call for abstracts can be found here.
The Chair of Urban Structure and Transport Planning at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is looking for 2 Research Associates (up to 100%), starting in January 2020. The application deadline is Friday, September 13th, 2019. More details can be found here: http://www.sv.bgu.tum.de/fileadmin/w00bnl/www/PDF/News/2_positions_EIT_Urban_Mobility_%40_TUM_SV.pdf
Cluster 6 Workshop on “The Role of Accessibility in times of Technological Innovation, (Re-)Urbanization and Climate Change”
12-13 December 2019, the NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) will organize an international workshop at the Technical University in Munich on “The Role of Accessibility in times of Technological Innovation, (Re-)Urbanization and Climate Change”. Abstracts must be submitted before 11 October 2019.
More detailed information can be found here.
The Center for Transport Studies at the University of Twente has a job vacancy for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Professor in Smart Mobility. We are looking for a candidate with research expertise in geospatial analysis, data science, travel behaviour research, choice modelling and traffic safety research.
For more details see here: