Swiss Transport Research Conference

Call for Papers 2020

STRC 2020 | 20th Swiss Transport Research Conference

The organizing committee of STRC has the pleasure to announce the call for abstracts for the 2020 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
Ola Jabali Department of Electronics, Information & Bioengineering, Polytecnico di Milano
Ludovic Leclercq IFSTTAR, University of Lyon
Costas Antoniou Department of Civil, Geo and Environmental Engineering, TU Munich

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.

The conference will start with an opening talk by the director of ASTRA, Jürg Röthlisberger.

To submit a paper, please prepare an abstract (no more than 200 words) and submit it by filling the form found in

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: 13-15 May 2020
Venue: Monte Verità, Ascona
Costs per person: CHF 500 for university participants | CHF 800 for non-university employees

The costs cover the conference fees and full board. Generally, due to capacity limitations, participants will be accommodated in double rooms.

Important dates
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2020
Submission of short/full papers: 10 May 2020
Papers do discussants: 10 May 2020
Deadline for registration*: 1 March 2020
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On behalf of the STRC organizing committee:

Nikolas Geroliminis, Dimitrios Tsitsokas, Emmanouil (Manos) Barmpounakis
Urban Transport Systems Laboratory
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

* Due to capacity limitations and the need to plan for additional external accommodation, the deadline for registration is 2.5 months before the conference, i.e. March 1st. Late registrations will be allowed (at no extra cost) but there will be no guarantee of hotel room. In general, participants will be accommodated in double rooms. To register please use the form: