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[CALL FOR PAPERS] HK-Swiss Symposium on Future Cities (16th – 17th May 2022)

This is to invite you to submit high-quality research papers for the HK-Swiss Symposium on Future Cities to be held online and in-person (circumstances permitting) in Hong Kong and the Switzerland in parallel on 16th – 17th May, 2022. In particular, the event will take place concurrently in Hong Kong and the Switzerland in the afternoon of 16th May, 2022 to allow real-time interactions of the speakers and audience in both places.

PhD students, early career researchers, industry practitioners, and senior researchers working on all topics related to future cities are strongly encouraged to participate and network in this event. The scope of this symposium is wide-ranging, including but not limited to:

  1. Autonomous vehicles

  2. Global warming and climate mitigation

  3. Behavioural changes and new urban form under COVID-19 challenges

  4. Big data computing and communications

  5. Shared mobility and mobility-as-a-service

  6. Internet of things and multi-sensor data fusion

  7. Public health

  8. Urban infrastructure

Authors are hereby invited to submit the list of following information and document(s) by email to the Institute of Transport Studies ( on or before 27th September, 2021, 23:59 (HKT).

  1. Paper title, author(s) and affiliations

  2. Presenter’s name and contact email

  3. Full abstract (500 – 800 words)

The language of this symposium is English. Selected papers may be invited for expansion/revision and further peer reviews for inclusion in Special Issues under preparation. More details will be announced in due course.

The registration fee is HK800 / CHF80 for physical attendance; and HKD200 / CHF20 for online attendance. Special support and a prize may be given to one PhD student based in Hong Kong to join the event at ETH Zurich (circumstances allowing).


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