Call for Invited Sessions

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Introduction

Transport Research Arena 2020 will facilitate a limited number of Invited Sessions. Invited Sessions can be proposed by any interested party and they can be freely formatted for example as discussion panels, standard sessions, or special types of workshops. Invited Sessions have an important role to adding to the strategic agenda and storylines of TRA2020. The sessions will have a high visibility in the TRA2020 programme.  The selection of sessions will be done by the TRA2020 Programme Committee. The selection criteria comprises:

  1. relevance to the conference themes and storylines, especially highlight the rethinking idea
  2. expected outcomes / conclusions from the proposed session
  3. confirmed speakers and moderators, preferably covering a wide spectrum of expertise and representativeness and having a balanced set of speakers
  4. modal coverage and overall diversity in terms of geography, technology and socio-economics
  5. the ‘freshness’ of the topic and potential to generate new ideas, novel prospects and inclusive engagement of stakeholder
  6. the pan-European and/or global relevance.

How to submit your invited sessions proposal

Please download the Call for Invited Sessions for full information and details about the process, and fill in the Call for Invited Sessions form

Invited Session first contact points

For general guidelines and policy:

Mrs. Päivi Aaltonen, paivi.aaltonen(at)traficom.fi

For practical arrangements:

Mrs. Päivi Tähtinen, paivi.tahtinen(at)tapahtumantekijat.fi