Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for this symposium jointly hosted by TU Darmstadt and German Rail.

Experts from research and practice with experience in the relevant fields of rail transport demand management are invited to submit their contributions. They are requested to submit a short abstract until 15 April, 2018. Online submission is possible from January 31st, 2018 ( These short abstracts should contain no more than 500 words. The short abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee by means of a single-blind procedure until May 31st, 2018. By this date, the authors will be informed about the acceptance of their contribution. For authors with accepted abstracts, symposium registration will be requested by 30 June 2018 (early bird rate). The deadline for submission of the extended abstracts, with a maximum length of 1500 words, is September 15st, 2018. The language of the abstracts has to be English.

The selected extended abstracts will be made available for all attendees in a symposium proceeding. We welcome submissions from advanced experts in this field but at the same time encourage (post-)graduate students to contribute to a successful symposium.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: April 15th 2018
Notification of submission decision: May 31st 2018
Submission deadline for extended abstracts: September 15th 2018