The TRA2020 Organisers


The next edition of the Transport Research Arena (TRA) conference, TRA 2020, will take place at the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre in the capital of Finland, Helsinki, from 26-30th April 2020.

Led by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi, the Finnish Consortium supporting the organisation of TRA 2020 includes the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Finnish Transport Agency, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, City of Helsinki, Aalto University, Metropolia, Tampere University of Technology, Helsinki Region Transport HSL, Finnish Marine Industries, ITS Finland, Business Finland, Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki Business HUB, Smart & Clean, Growth Corridor Finland, the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA), the Finnish Meteorological Institute.


As the practical organiser of the conference, VTT is also the Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 CSA TRA 2020 project, which held its kick off meeting in Brussels, Belgium on 2nd May and first Consortium meeting in Helsinki on 6th June. The CSA TRA 2020 project will assist and contribute to the organisation of the event, especially the TRA Committees and the host country/national organisation. The CSA TRA 2020 project features Aalto University, TRA2018 co-organiser AustriaTech, City of Helsinki, ECTRI, FEHRL and the Finnish Transport Agency.

For more information, contact Alina Koskela, Chair of the TRA 2020 National Secretariat at and Eveliina Grönroos, Project Manager of the TRA2020 Conference Project.