23 January 2014: Notification of abstract acceptance
6 May 2014: Registration Opens; Early registration ends 31 July
15 September 2014: Full papers due
31 July 2014: Close of Early-bird Registration
November 16-21, 2014: ISCTSC 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods
Embracing technological and behavioral changes
Since 1979, survey experts, transport researchers, and practitioners have been coming together to improve the conduct of surveys that support transport planning, policy, modeling, monitoring, and related issues for urban, regional, intercity, and international person, vehicle, and commodity movements.
The International Steering Committee for Travel Survey Conferences (ISCTSC) organizes these conferences with the aim of offering transport professionals (researchers, practitioners, modelers, planners, and others) the possibility to present their work, exchange information, network, promote international collaboration, and serve as a forum for the presentation of workshops, papers, and posters.
Rapidly evolving problems and policy contexts are compelling us to advance the state-of-the-art of survey methods, tools, strategies and protocols, while assuring the stability and coherence of the data from which trends can be tracked and understood. This year’s conference will build on outputs from previous conferences and try to address these emerging research issues.
It will place particular emphasis on two related elements:
* New technologies: how they challenge traditional survey methods, their potential contributions to transportation planning and policy decision-making and the way they impact upon travel decisions.
* Decision and behavioral processes: use of qualitative and quantitative datasets, behavior changes with regard to understanding new issues and contexts (climate change, ageing population, social wellbeing, socio-technical transitions).
Abstracts on any aspect of transport survey methods are eligible, but we particularly encourage those that address the two main themes of the conference.
Abstracts of 1000 words following the template specified on the conference website are required, and should include full contact information for the corresponding author(s).
Workshop themes will be defined in accordance with proposed abstracts. As the majority of the time during the conference will be devoted to workshops, accepted papers will mostly be presented in formal poster sessions.