NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) at the mobil.TUM 2024 conference

NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) is organising a special session at the mobil.TUM 2024 conference in Munich, Germany, 10-12 April 2024. The topic of the session is “The Roadmap for Shaping the ±15-Minute City: Proximity-centred Accessibility in Practice”. Deadline for abstracts is 20 November.

See for details the call for papers here:

17th NECTAR Conference 2024

The 17th NECTAR Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 3 – 5 July 2024. The NECTAR conference will be organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and hosted on its campus. The focus of the conference is on how transport and communications research can support the different roles stakeholders take in transport planning: Stakeholder involvement in transport: Who, why, how and with what impact?

Please find the general and cluster-specific calls for papers here and on the conference website: https://mobilise.research.vub.be/nectar-conference-2024-general-call-for-papers

Important dates:

Abstract submission: Jan 31, 2024

Notification of acceptance: Feb 29, 2024

Confirmation of attendance: April 30, 2024

NECTAR Conference 2024

The 17th NECTAR Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, 3 – 5 July 2024. The NECTAR conference will be organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and hosted on its campus. The focus of the conference is on how transport and communications research can support the different roles stakeholders take in transport planning: Stakeholder involvement in transport: Who, why, how and with what impact?

The conference website can be found under: https://events.vub.be/nectar-conference-2024

Abstract submissions have been closed. Registration is open until 30 April. 

Cluster 1 Workshop: “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis”

Cluster 1 is organising a workshop “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis: Methodological and Theoretical Advancements in Transport Appraisal“. The workshop is hosted by the Mobilise Mobility and Logistics Research Group and the Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), at the Brussels campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on 23-24 October 2023.  The call can be found here:

The extended deadline for abstract submission is 19 June 2023.

CL 6 Workshop on “The impact of ICT on accessibility after the pandemic: new formats of shopping, work and transport”

The Department of Transport and Regional Economics of the University of Antwerp and NECTAR Cluster 6 (Accessibility) are organising a workshop “The impact of ICT on accessibility after the pandemic: new formats of shopping, work and transport” in Antwerp (Belgium), 12-13 October 2023.

The deadline for the NECTAR Cluster 6 workshop on “The impact of ICT on accessibility after the pandemic: new forms or shopping, work and transport”, taking place in Antwerp on 12- 13 October 2023, has been extended to June 14. Topics of interest include the impact of ICT, e-commerce and new mobility services on accessibility and travel/mobility relations. See the call for papers for more details. See for details the Call for Papers below.

The Organising Committee:

Joris Beckers, Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium)

Elnert Coenegrachts, Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium)

Ann Verhetsel, Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium)

Benjamin Büttner, Cluster 6 co-chair, Technical University of Munich (Germany)

Juan Carlos Martín, Cluster 6 co-chair, University of Las Palmas GC (Spain)

Karst Geurs, NECTAR chair, University of Twente, the Netherlands

CL1 Workshop on “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis: Methodological and Theoretical Advancements in Transport Appraisal”

Call for Papers – Cluster 1 is organising a workshop “Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis: Methodological and Theoretical Advancements in Transport Appraisal”. The workshop is hosted by the Mobilise Mobility and Logistics Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), Brussels campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 23-24 October 2023. Deadline for abstract submission is 5 June 2023. The call can be found here.

Cluster 3 Workshop: Delivering Just Sustainabilities:  Green and Equitable Transitions in Last-Mile Logistics

The Polytechnic University of Madrid and NECTAR Cluster 3 (Freight and Logistics) are organising a workshop on “Delivering Just Sustainabilities: Green and Equitable Transitions in Last-Mile Logistics”, 20-22 September 2023, Madrid. The extended deadline for submissions is 18 June 2023. See the Call for Papers below for more information.