Registration THNS Forum

Registration: THNS Forum – International Symposium on the Sustainable Development of Urban Transport Systems

Call for papers: THNS Forum

Important dates:

Submission Open: June 1

Submission Deadline: September 15

Acceptance Notification: September 30

Registration deadline: November 10


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The THNS Forum is an International Symposium on the Sustainable Development of Urban Transport Systems. The Forum especially fosters the East-West exchange of knowledge advances: research outcomes, innovative technologies, implementation reports etc. It brings together academics, policy makers and business representatives (operators, constructors, consultants).

The THNS Forum jointly initiated in 2008 by Tongji University, ParisTech, and the French Ministry for the Environment. Over the years, it has been supported by Chinese and French Ministries of Transportation, Environment, Housing, Urban Planning, Rural Construction, Ecological and Solidary Transitions. From 2020, the THNS forums are held online: the last two editions attracted more than 400 participants from 20 countries.

Conference language is English. The online sessions will be arranged in 4 mornings of Paris time in week 14-18th NovemberAll submissions and registrations shall be completed on the main THNS website. Candidate speakers for 15’ min presentation slots are invited to submit an abstract by 15th September, 2022. (Short abstract of about 300 words, including title, plus personal biography).

To develop the year’s theme of Mobility system re-engineering, recommended topics are as follows. Other topics relevant to the theme of the forum are also welcome.

1. Low Carbon Vehicle in the Future
Electrification infrastructures and services, hydrogen, biofuels, mitigation of air pollution

2. Connected Mobility: Technologies and Applications
Telecommunication infrastructures, connected vehicles, data collection, traffic management and dynamic information systems, MaaS operations, smart city

3. Shared Mobility Services: Supply and Performances
Design-to-sharing, implementation cases, operational process and strategy, sustainability assessment

4. Reshaping Mobility Eco-systems
Innovative transport modes, autonomous driving, e-shopping and urban deliveries, teleworking and homeworking, parking

5. Territorial Planning and Mobility Management
Models and evaluation methodology, MaaS systems, Parking as a Service, transport network planning, demand management, land-use and transport, fifteen minute city, long-range commuting, mobility governance, social inclusion

6. Humanities with Transport
Inclusive design, transport history, harmonious and sustainability

7. Social Impact of Transport
Impact of High Speed Rail, impact of connected vehicle, social effectiveness of new transport system

8. Mobility and Safety

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