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2016-03-30

Call for Papers, Conference on Plan for the future - sharing urban space, October 17-19, 2016, Gothenburg

The Urban Freight Platform (UFP) is an initiative on urban freight research based in Sweden and supported by the VREF. The UFP works as a facilitator of academic research on urban freight within the context of the logistics competence center Northern LEAD at University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.

The second international conference organised by the Urban Freight Platform will discuss the complexity of freight transport in urban areas with a focus on the need to share space both at the city and regional level. Topics will include:

  • sharing space for freight and passenger transport,
  • how we can plan for better use of space with cities becoming denser,
  • the need to consider a regional dimension,
  • how we can change behaviour and achieve change.

The programme will include invited speakers, break-out-session discussions, academic poster presentations and study visits.

Find more details in the attached Call for PapersPDF (pdf, 126.8 kB).

Important dates:

  • 1st of June Abstract submission
  • 22nd of June Notification of acceptance
  • 31st of September Submission of draft full paper
  • 17th of October Presentation at conference
  • End of 2016 Submission of full paper for publication in special issue

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