CALL FOR PAPERS
Naples, September 14th -15th September, 2021
The UIC Alliance of Universities was established in 2015 under the authority of the UIC (International Union of Railways) for the development of High Speed Rail (HSR).
The Alliance is a global academic network including universities, institutes of technology, polytechnics, engineering, architecture and business schools that have proven substantial involvement in the development of HSR. The objectives of the Alliance is to promote and implement research programs on the development of HSR; to improve education in HSR; to exchange and disseminate know-how between Universities and UIC members; to develop outstanding talents with HSR expertise. Within these activities, Prof. Francesca Pagliara, member of the Alliance and Professor at the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering of the Polytechnic and Basic Sciences School of the University of Naples Federico II, is glad to launch the call for papers for the 1st International Workshop on High Speed Rail Socioeconomic Impacts.
The aim of this workshop is to explore recent research on the analysis and quantification of the effects, both on economy and on society, of investments in HSR systems.
The Scientific Committee will consider papers focusing on the impacts on equity and inclusion; on the land use system, such as activity and residential location choice; on the environment; on the tourism industry; on the property market as well as on pricing policies; project evaluation; competition, cooperation and integration with other transport modes, etc. Papers will be accepted for presentation and discussion at the workshop, presenting either a theoretical or an empirical perspective approach. Moreover, to some papers, presented at the workshop, it will be given the opportunity to be selected for a special issue of the Journal Socioeconomic Planning Sciences. The workshop is organized by the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering of the Polytechnic and Basic Sciences School of the University of Naples Federico II and will be held online due to the ongoing uncertainty relating to the pandemic.
Keynote speaker: Marc Guigon – Director of the UIC Passenger Department
Abstracts of 1000 words should be sent to Prof. Francesca Pagliara, email: firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th May 2021, writing in the subject “IW-HSR”, and they will be evaluated by the scientific committee. The Objectives, the Methodology and the Main Findings of the research should be highlighted. The acceptance decision will be notified to authors by 30th May 2021. No participation fee is applied. Information about the workshop will be also available on the www.dicea.unina.it and www.uic.org websites.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15th May 2021 Deadline for acceptance of abstracts: 30th May 2021
Prof. Anson Jack – University of Birmingham, UK
Prof. Francesca Pagliara – University of Naples Federico II, Italy Prof. Jianhong Wu – Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Francesca Pagliara – University of Naples Federico II, Italy