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Transport Research Arena 2012

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The TRA 2012 Conference, which will be held in Athens, Greece, from 23–26 April 2012, has the pleasure of inviting you to submit abstracts and proposals for Special Sessions.

Call for Abstracts / Papers
The TRA 2012 Programme Committee has the pleasure to invite all those involved in any surface transport mode to present their work and their vision of greener, safer, and smarter surface transport for Europe and for the rest of the world. Abstracts should relate to one of the conference topics, which are grouped into 6 pillars that cover all areas of surface transport. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words in length and must be submitted by midnight on 15 April 2011 in electronic form by registered users through the website The conference proceedings will be published through Elsevier in the e-product of Procedia. Moreover, all successful full papers will be considered for publication in Special or Supplementary Journal Issues of Elsevier.

Call for Special Sessions
The TRA 2012 Programme Committee is pleased to invite National European and International bodies, Federations, Associations, Projects, Initiatives, Professional Institutions and Unions to organize a Special Session on topic of their priority / interest falling into the six Pillars of the Conference. Interested parties should submit: a) proposal including title of the thematic session, b) motivation statement and c) potential invited speakers. Priority will be given to organizers of Special Sessions who will be also willing to exhibit their work in the exhibition hall of the TRA 2012 Conference. Each Special Session will have a duration of 75 minutes. The proposals should be submitted through the website by the 30th of May 2011.