Swiss Transport Research Conference

Call for Papers 2018

STRC 2018 | 18th Swiss Transport Research Conference

The organizing committee of STRC has the pleasure to announce the call for abstracts for the 2018 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
Claudio Ruch Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich
Anna Nagurney Department of Operations and Information Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Caspar Chorus Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft, Netherlands

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.

To submit a paper, please prepare an abstract (no more than 200 words) with a standard text processor, and submit it to Please save the file as Surname1_surname2_strc18. 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: 16 (noon) - 18 (noon) May 2018
Venue: Monte Verità, Ascona
Costs per person: CHF 425

The costs cover the conference fees and full board, from lunch on May 16 to lunch on May 18. Generally, due to capacity limitations, participants will be accommodated in double rooms.

Important dates
Deadline for abstracts: 23 February 2018
Submission of full papers: 2 May 2018
Papers do discussants: 10 May 2018
Conference date: 16 (noon) - 18 (noon) May 2018
Word template DOT 0.1MB
LibreOffice template OTT 0.1MB
LaTeX template ZIP 1.1MB
Programme PDF 0.6MB

On behalf of the STRC organizing committee:

Kay Axhausen, Felix Becker
Institute for Transport Planning and Systems, ETH Zurich