Monday, October 6, 2014

[DMANET] 2nd CfP for CASPT2015: Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport

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Second CALL for PAPERS for CASPT2015: Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport
19 - 23 July 2015, nhow hotel, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Book your agenda!
In its 13th version, CASPT is landing in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
With a fully integrated public transport system, Rotterdam promises to be a great place to host our presentations and discussions on public transport.
We hope to see you in Rotterdam in July, 2015.
More information can be found at our website:

Important dates
30 November 2014: Submission of Extended Abstract
15 February 2015: Notification of Acceptance
1 April 2015: Early Registration Deadline
31 May 2015: Optional Submission of Full Papers
19-23 July 2015: Conference in Rotterdam

The Abstract submission system is open now.

Themes and Scope
This conference is the 13th in the series that serves as a forum for the international community of researchers, practitioners, and software vendors on all aspects of public transport planning and operations. CASPT covers significant contributions to the theory and application of systems and methodologies for advancing public transport planning and operations. CASPT encourages not only the generation and presentation of new ideas, but also hopes to instigate productive collaborations between participants from academia, industry, and government.

The themes of the conference include, but are not limited to:
* Public transport network and route planning.
* Timetables planning and generation.
* Vehicle (bus, train, tram, ferry, etc.) scheduling.
* Driver and crew scheduling.
* Operations monitoring, control and management.
* Information management.
* Passenger information, trip planning, route guidance.
* Public transport regulations and competition.
* Financial sustainability.
* Public private partnership.
* Practical experience with scheduling and planning methods.
* Other areas related to passenger transport (large-scale optimization, etc).

CASPT 2015 will offer three awards for full papers.
* The CASPT Best Paper Award for the best paper submitted and presented by any CASPT participant.
* The CASPT Young Researcher Award for the best paper submitted and presented by a CASPT participant not older than 30 years.
* The CASPT Best Practice Paper Award for the best paper describing an application of an Advanced System in Public Transport.
Awardees are invited to submit their paper to Public Transport for further review and publication.

More information?
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