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. 

Call for Papers Toronto NECTAR Conference 20 – 22 July 2022

The 16th International NECTAR Conference will take place in Toronto, Canada, 20 – 22 July 2022. The theme of the conference is “Mobilizing Justice: Moving Toward Action for an Equitable Transportation Future”. We are planning a physical conference. The NECTAR conference will be organized by the University of Toronto and hosted on its downtown St. George campus. In addition to this general Call for Paper, each NECTAR cluster is preparing thematic paper sessions, which can be found here.

The general call for papers can be found here (Deadline for abstract submission: February 28, 2022).

Cluster 5 Conference: Sustainable Tourism in the Digital World

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the “Sustainable tourism in the digital world” Conference taking place at Campus Gotland of Uppsala University located in the picturesque town of Visby, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist destination. The workshop will take place 24-26 September 2019.

Detailed information including the call for papers can be found here: http://www.fek.uu.se/research/sustainable-tourism/#anchor-777664

 

NECTAR International Conference

Smart Transport—Smart Planning

It is our pleasure to announce that the XIII NECTAR International Conference will be held at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States of America), from 14 to 16 June 2015.

The transportation field is undergoing a technological revolution in information and communication technologies including “big” data, connected vehicles, modeling techniques, and—just over the horizon—self-driving cars. For these smart transport developments to fulfil their promise, they need to be guided by and deployed in service of smart planning: a planning that improves the fairness of transportation’s distribution and lessens its environmental impact and societal costs. Technological innovations must be implemented in a way that applies the lessons of history on the relationship of transportation and urban form to forestall unwanted outcomes. Fundamentally, these advances must be part of a shift that values accessibility over simple movement as the overarching purpose of transportation. The conference will facilitate interaction between North American and European transport and communications researchers on all these topics. Continue reading “NECTAR International Conference”

Special Session at the AAG 2015, Chicago

A special session is organised at the AAG 2015 in Chicago with the following theme: “The choice for housing, working and its impact on mobility – unpacking the black box. Theories, concepts and methods for the interdependent choice of residence, workplace and mobility behavior in metropolitan regions.”

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Call for papers XIII NECTAR International Conference

Smart Transport—Smart Planning

It is our pleasure to announce that the XIII NECTAR International Conference will be held at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States of America), from 14 to 16 June 2015.

The transportation field is undergoing a technological revolution in information and communication technologies including “big” data, connected vehicles, modeling techniques, and—just over the horizon—self-driving cars. For these smart transport developments to fulfil their promise, they need to be guided by and deployed in service of smart planning: a planning that improves the fairness of transportation’s distribution and lessens its environmental impact and societal costs. Technological innovations must be implemented in a way that applies the lessons of history on the relationship of transportation and urban form to forestall unwanted outcomes. Fundamentally, these advances must be part of a shift that values accessibility over simple movement as the overarching purpose of transportation. The conference will facilitate interaction between North American and European transport and communications researchers on all these topics. Continue reading “Call for papers XIII NECTAR International Conference”