Swiss Transport Research Conference

Call for Papers 2017

STRC 2017 | 17th Swiss Transport Research Conference

Ladies and Gentlemen

The organizing committee of STRC has the pleasure to announce the call for abstracts for the 2017 Swiss Transport Research Conference. The conference is a forum that brings together Swiss researchers adopting many different approaches to understanding transport phenomena. As such, the conference hosts topics across a wide spectrum in transport and land use: from logistics and travel behavior, traffic engineering, railway engineering, to environmental impact analysis and land use modeling. The following keynote speakers have confirmed their attendance:

Keynote Speakers Institution
Prof. Patricia Mokhtarian Transportation Systems Engineering, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Georgina Santos School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Prof. Grazia Speranza OR Group, Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, Italy

The STRC is an excellent venue to catch up on the state of transport research in Switzerland. The conference will take place on the Monte Verità, Ascona (Ticino) at the Centro Stefano Franscini of ETH Zurich: an excellent conference center, and ideal environment in which to meet.

To submit a paper, please prepare an abstract (no more than 200 words) with a standard text processor, and submit it to For any information send an email to

To encourage participation, a full paper will be assigned to every researcher who will be responsible for giving feedback to the authors during the presentation.

Date: 17 (noon) - 19 (noon) May 2017
Venue: Monte Verità, Ascona
Costs per person: CHF 425

The costs cover the conference fees and full board, from lunch on May 17 to lunch on May 19. Generally, due to capacity limitations, participants will be accommodated in double rooms.

Important dates
Deadline for abstracts: 20 February 2017
Submission of full papers: 1 May 2017
Papers do discussants: 10 May 2017
Conference date: 17 (noon) - 19 (noon) May 2017
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