CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The objective of the issue is to provide a platform for road authorities, academicians and industry researchers to identify and debate technical problems and recent accomplishments associated with road safety including policy, road infrastructure, innovations of vehicles and transportation modes, individual and organization aspects of human safety.

Proposals for papers/presentation at the conference may be submitted in four categories:

 

  • empirical research
  • theoretical study
  • policy presentation
  • activity presentation

 

 We invite original and unpublished research contributions in these topics:

 

  • Vision Zero – Policy and implementation
  • Vision Zero – Technology and innovation
  • Vision Zero – Humans and safety
  • Vision Zero – Urban planning and vulnerable road users

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS:

 

  • for oral paper presentation
  • for poster session

 

Abstracts (not more than 300 words in length) submitted for review should present a clear and concise view of the motivation of the subject, give an outline, and include information on all authors (the full name, affiliation, address, and e-mail address of the corresponding author). The title should be submitted with the abstract.

 

PAPERS

 

Papers should be maximum 10 pages long, including abstract, tables, graphs, images and bibliography. The total number of pages to consider is the number obtained after the paper has been correctly formatted according to the appropriate template.

After a double-blind peer review, qualifying Papers may be accepted.

Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Submission of a paper should be regarded as a commitment that, should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and attend the conference to present the work.

Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or to another conference with proceedings.

 

Papers must be clearly presented in English (British), and in Springer LNCS Format:

http://www.springer.com/gp/computer-science/lncs/conference-proceedings-guidelines

 

With Microsoft Word Proceedings Templates (zip):

 ftp://ftp.springernature.com/cs-proceeding/llncs/word/splnproc1703.zip

 

Poorly produced or incorrectly formatted papers may not be included in the proceedings

 

Authors should submit an electronic version of their complete manuscript through the conference website according to the following timetable:

 

Abstract - until 31 October 2018

 

Paper for publication - until 15 January 2019

 

Publication date - until 15 February 2019

 

Conference papers will be published in Springer proceedings and will be sent to Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database (in conciliation).  Guest Editors:

  • András Várhelyi, Professor at Lund University, Sweden, email: andras.varhelyi@tft.lth.se

 

  • Vidas Žuraulis, Associate Professor at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania, e-mail: vidas.zuraulis@vgtu.lt

 

  • Olegas Prentkovskis, Professor at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania, e-mail: olegas.prentkovskis@vgtu.lt

 

PRESENTATIONS AND POSTER

 

Paper presentations should be planned for about 15-20 minutes in length.

 

All posters should be written and presented in English, the official language of the event. Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display the results and conclusions of their papers. All poster will be exhibited during the conference. Authors are expected to be at their poster during the session.

Posters will be listed by session in the Conference Programme

 

Poster dimensions and format:

 

Recommended format A0 (can be up to 130 cm high x 90 cm wide).

Posters should be printed and brought by each author to the conference. Poster should be readable from a distance of 2 meters.

 

SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES
The activities are carried out in various forms depending on the task: conferences and seminars, projects, consulting, research and study visits. The primary focus is to benefit and contribute to road safety in the Baltic Sea Region.
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