Call to participate in the 2020 THNS (Transports à haut niveau de service) organized online with Tongji University

On The September 8, 2020

October 22, 23, 29 & 30, 2020
From 9 a.m to noon (Paris time)


The THNS2020 forum entitled "Mega Project and Urban Transforming " was initially scheduled in Shanghai. Due to the current circumstances, it will be held online jointly with the T2M forum (18th International Conference on the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility). This joint conference will be open to participants all over the world on October 22-23 and October 29-30.

This session will focus on the effect of the sanitary crisis on mobilities of people and freight, as well as the consequences of this crisis in the future: economy, everyday life in metropolitan areas and low dense territories, etc. A parallel event will be held by the International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility (T²M).

Recommended topics are as following, although other topics relevant to the theme of the forum are also welcome:

  1. Transport across borders: differentiation and cooperation of territories
  2. Global gateway city and transport
  3. Rail and urban transforming
  4. Wide economic benefit of mega transport corridor
  5. New mobility and urban pace
  6. Street for people: COVID influence on mobility and green urban transport
  7. Urban mobility in the post-pandemic era

Speakers shall provide proposals until September 20, 2020. The working language for the forum is English.

All speakers/participants need to register on the website.
Registration is free of charge.

  • Speakers’ online registration deadline: September 30.
  • Participants’ online registration deadline: October 10.

For its 12th edition, INSA Lyon hosted the event in 2019 and gathered representatives from various chinese universities. The Université de Lyon provided financial support for the event.

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