Call for Abstracts: 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012)

 The call for abstracts for the 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012) scheduled to be held in New Delhi, India from September 17-21, 2012 have now been extended to 30 June 2011. Abstracts may be developed for either a paper or a poster.

 

Hosted by Svayam in partnership with Ministry of Transport, Government of Delhi and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the conference is co-sponsored by Transportation Research Board (USA). The theme of the Conference is "Seamless Access for All: Universal design for transport systems and infrastructure as a key element in the creation of livable cities" and sub-themes are: 

 

A.   Role of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

B.   Best practices and innovations

C.   Accessible tourism: Conservation, access to the historic and natural heritage

D.   Environmental impact, sustainability, and accessibility of integrated multimodal systems

E.   Accessible Public Transport (Bus Rapid Transit, Metro, Para-transit systems etc.)

F.    Highway design and safety

G.   Pedestrian mobility & safety for livable communities

H.   Rural access and mobility

I.     Implementation, monitoring and enforcement

J.    Potential of Technology in Accessibility for all (Information Technology, Accessibility aids, etc.)

K.   Others

 

Important Dates:

30 June 2011 - Deadline for receipt of abstracts

October 2011 - Notification to Authors of acceptance of abstract as Paper/ poster

30 March 2012 - Deadline for submission of full papers/posters by authors.

17-21 Sep 2012 - Conference Dates for TRANSED 2012, New Delhi, India

 

We encourage all interested persons, academicians, research institutions, DPOs, non-government organizations and friends to consider submitting an abstract for this important conference independently or in collaboration with other professionals.   Also, please feel free to circulate this call for abstracts to any other parties who might be interested in submitting an abstract or attending the conference.   For details please refer:http://www.transed2012.in/Call%20for%20Abstracts/M__7

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