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The 58th Annual Transportation Research Forum will be April 20-21, 2017, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Abstract submission is now open until Nov. 30. Note that this year’s program will feature a half-day focused specifically on graduate students with opportunities to present research, receive feedback from faculty and professionals, and learn career advancement strategies.

CONFERENCE WEBSITE HERE

Location

University of Illinois at Chicago
Student Center East Building
750 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois

Why should YOU attend?

Transportation Professionals

Informed independent debate on contemporary issues
Networking with fellow professionals
See the latest academic research
Meet well-trained graduate students looking for positions

Academics

Disseminate your latest research
Obtain high-quality feedback from discussants and audience members
Network with fellow professionals

Graduate Students

NEW dedicated half-day program
Gain experience presenting your work
Receive rigorous but sympathetic feedback from faculty and professionals
Special sessions on career planning
Network with potential employers

Timeline

Sept 1:    Abstract submission starts
Nov 30: Abstract submission ends
Jan 3:    Registration opens
Jan 5:    Authors notified
Feb 28: Podium papers due
Mar 17: Early bird registration ends
Mar 22: Hotel room block expires
Mar 27: Poster papers due
Apr 20-21: Conference

Hosted by the Chicago Chapter of TRF.

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Questions?

Questions should be addressed to the Program Co-Chairs:

Joe Schwieterman, jschwiet@depaul.edu
Ian Savage, ipsavage@northwestern.edu

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