Swedish transportation research conference 2019

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Welcome to the eighth annual Swedish transportation research conference. This year’s conference will be held in Linköping from 22-23 October. It is collaboration between Linköping University and VTI.

The conference covers all traffic modes and all transport related questions. It welcomes contributions from all disciplines and areas covering analysis, understanding, planning and evaluation of the transportation system. 

Example topics

  • New technologies and organizational forms impacting on logistics and transport systems
  • Supply chain management
  • Transport policy and societal planning processes
  • Pricing, regulation, policy instruments
  • Modeling and simulation of transport and logistics flows and demand
  • Procurement, contracts and business models
  • Transport and logistics from a service perspective
  • Cost-benefit analysis and valuation
  • Road user behavior
  • Road safety and health
  • Sustainability, environment and land use
  • Intelligent, connected and automated transport and logistics systems
  • Impact of disruptive technologies on transport systems
  • Planning of logistics and transport systems
  • Terminal and storage management
  • Mobility as a service


  • Create a meeting place for Swedish transportation researchers that provides an overview of Swedish transportation research
  • Increase the professional and social interaction between Swedish transportation researchers
  • Improve the collaboration and information exchange between the different disciplines and areas in transportation research
  • Give professionals from authorities, consultancy companies, etc. the opportunity to take part in the latest findings of Swedish researchers
  • Improve the conditions for increased mobility between different institutions in Sweden

Extended abstracts

The conference language is English. Please write your extended abstract of two pages and comply with the following document structure: (1) research question and brief overview of the state-of-the-art, including relevant references; (2) method; (3) analysis and results. Research contributions from universities, research institutes, consultancies and authorities are equally welcome.


Please submit your abstract at latest on June 19 to NKT2019@liu.se . The abstracts are evaluated by the scientific committee by their scientific quality and relevance. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out no later than on August 31.


Scientific committee

Mats Abrahamsson, Linköping University

Erik Jenelius, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Margareta Friman, Karlstad University

Kajsa Hulthén, Chalmers University of Technology

Jan Lundgren, Linköping University

Jan Persson, Malmö University

Jan-Erik Swärdh, VTI

Lena Winslott Hiselius, Lund University

Johan Woxenius, University of Gothenburg

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