SAVE THE DATE, 3rd VREF Conference on Urban Freight 2018, October 17-19, Gothenburg, Sweden.

This conference will take place in October 17-20, 2017 at the University ofGothenburg and the Lindholmen Science park. Please, save the date!

Current issues influencing urban freight research

17 October, University of Gothenburg

A series of presentations of research papers on the basis of submitted abstracts (in oral and
poster form) in short presentations in a number of parallel streams.

Designing urban space and managing flows – the importance of freight for livable cities

18 & 19 October, Lindholmen Science Park

Invited presentations, panels and break-out sessions discussing innovative solutions that consider the perspectives from authorities, transport operators, retailers, architects, planners, other industry stakeholders and researchers.


Event: 3rd VREF Conference on Urban Freight

When: October 17-19, 2018, at the University of Gothenburg and the Lindholmen Science park.

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