Showcasing the Cutting Edge

[Call for Papers suomeksi täällä]


Transport Research Finland 2018 will highlight the top-notch research in the fields of infrastructure and transport on 31st of May 2018 in Helsinki. Finnish Road Association, Finnish Association of Civil Engineers RIL, the Ministry of Transport and Communication and the Finnish Transport Agency are organising this joint seminar for the second time.

The event will bring together the leading Finnish researchers in the fields of transport infrastructure and transportation. The main goal is to present research results for the sector stakeholders, including funding agencies as well as decision- and policy-makers. Another aim is to provide researchers with an opportunity to network with each other.

This Call for Papers is targeted to PhD and post-doc researchers. The seminar will be held in English. Accepted  presentations will last 20 minutes, including questions

The proposal should include the following:

  • subject and aim of the research described with a few sentences

  • name of the researcher or research group members

  • where paper/research is refereed (if refereed)

  • funders of research

  • links to wider research entity, e.g. programme (if included)

  • willingness to present the research in the poster session

  • earlier presentations of the research

Please notice that the presentations do not have to be new. We also accept proposals that have been presented previously in other occasions. Distributing this invitation to your personal networks is encouraged.

Deadline for proposals is 16th of March 2018. Send your proposal to and ask any questions from the lead organizers:

Nina Raitanen                       
Finnish Road Association      
Tel. +358 40 744 2996                    

Tiina Jauhiainen
R&D Director
Finnish Transport Agency
Tel. +358 40 653 3384