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Velo-city 2017, call for contributions

Call for contributions

Scientists for Cycling Colloquium, 12 June 2017,
Arnhem-Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), its global network Scientists for Cycling (S4C), Radboud University, Nijmegen (Institute of Management Research – IMR) and the Province of Gelderland (the Netherlands) are pleased to invite cycling researchers from all over the world to participate in the Scientific Colloquium taking place on June 12 prior to Velo-city 2017 Arnhem-Nijmegen.

High quality research papers and/or presentations from all fields of study and disciplinary backgrounds that are relevant to cycling are invited. In addition, a central focus is to foster interdisciplinary networking opportunities for both academics and practitioners involved in research that will strengthen alliances and facilitate the transfer of knowledge to action. The aim is to gather researchers and scientists who are inspired to address and discuss all aspects of cycling in all contexts, including city development, other different mobility contexts and sustainable transport more generally. These domains include but are not limited to, transport planning and policy, transport and traffic, health, engineering and infrastructure, socio-anthropological aspects, logistics, and economics.

Researchers and practitioners involved in research are invited to participate in the Scientific Colloquium—and more broadly in the Velo-city conference—in one or more of the following modes:

  • Full scientific papers (~6,000 words). These will be fully peer reviewed according to academic standards for selected research journals. We have established agreements with the Journal of Transport and Land Use and the Journal of Transport and Health.
  • Extended abstracts (~1,000 words) for researchers to share recent research findings, on-going research, new theories, and exemplary case studies.
  • Panels focusing on contentious and difficult topics to bring together academics and practitioners to confirm and challenge the existing knowledge base, identify research needs, and ultimately inform future research programs.

The deadline for submission for each of the three modes is 15 September 2016. A more detailed description of the submission procedure, deadlines, and additional specifics will follow. Registration costs for researchers participating in the scientific event will be steeply discounted, particularly for those will also be directly participating in the general part of the Velo-city 2017 program.

All submissions will be evaluated by the scientific committee and grouped according to the below themed categories.

Venue scientific colloquium:
DROOMvilla LUX (website)
Oranjesingel 42
6511 NW Nijmegen

S4C Colloquium Nijmegen 2017 Scientific Steering Board

  • Kevin J. Krizek, chair, University of Colorado Boulder & Radboud University
  • Karel Martens, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology & Radboud University
  • Maria Hopman, Radboud University
  • Fariya Sharmeen, Radboud University & Imperial College London
  • Manfred Neun, Chair of the Scientists for Cycling Advisory Board, European Cyclists’ Federation

 

S4C Colloquium Nijmegen 2017 Scientific Steering Committee and Theme Track Chairs

Planning and policy

  • Karel Martens, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology & Radboud University
  • Susan Handy, University of California Davis
  • Ralph Buehler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Engineering and Infrastructure

  • John Parkin, University of the West of England, Bristol
  • Regine Gerike, TU Dresden
  • Peter Furth, Northeastern University

Health

  • Maria Hopman, Radboud University
  • Thomas Gotschi, University of Zurich
  • Bas de Geus, University of Brussels

Socio-anthropological

  • Luis Vivanco, University of Vermont
  • Ruth Oldenziel, TU Eindhoven
  • Peter Cox, University of Chester (UK)
  • Marco Te Brömmelstroet, University of Amsterdam

Logistics

  • Serge Hoogendoorn, TU Delft
  • Susanne Balm, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Economics

  • Manfred Neun, Chair of the Scientists for Cycling Advisory Board, European Cyclists’ Federation
  • Erik Verhoef, VU University, Amsterdam
  • Kees van Ommeren, Decisio

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