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Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories

Invitation to become reviewer for TRA 2018

Reviews needed for scientific and technical papers


Hgh expertise in the different areas of transport research is very welcome to review scientific and technical papers being submitted to the Transport Research Arena TRA 2018  – THE European research and technology biennial conference on transport and mobility which will take place in Vienna, Austria on April 16-19, 2018. We would highly appreciate your support!  

Due to the high number of abstract submissions TRA 2018 is still looking for reviewers who support the TRA 2018 Programme Committee to guarantee high quality evaluation of full papers.

Review of full papers will be carried out in the following topics:

  1. Environment and Energy Efficiency
  2. Vehicles & Vessels – Design, Development and Production
  3. Advanced Propulsion Systems
  4. Smart Urban Mobility & Logistics
  5. People Mobility – Systems and Services
  6. Freight Transport and Logistics
  7. Transport Infrastructure
  8. Connected and Automated Transport
  9. Digital Technologies for Transport
  10. Safe, Secure and Resilient Transport Systems
  11. Human Dimension in Transport
  12. Socio-Economics, Innovation and Policy

 Two types of reviews will be needed:

  • for scientific papers, which will undergo a scientifically-oriented review process
  • for technical papers, which are reviewed based on the quality of technology, relevance for implementation and case studies

 Time schedule:



14 September 2017

Full paper due

15 Sept.-2 Oct. 2017

Reviewer assignment to papers

03-30 October 2017

Review of full papers

28 Nov 2017

Full paper review and format decision sent to authors

25 Jan 2018

Final programme publication

16-19 April 2018

7th European Transport Research Arena, Reed Messe Wien, Vienna/Austria

A selection of the best scientific papers will be invited for publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and made electronically accessible. Please express your interest to become reviewer for TRA 2018 by sending an e-mail to Mrs. Veronika Prändl-Zika:

After that you will receive an invitation via ConfTool – the TRA 2018 conference management tool – in which you get further information about the process together with the reviewer guidelines.The same e-mail address can be used for any further questions.For more information on TRA 2018 please visit:





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