World Conference on Transport Research Society

WCTRS-Y Initiative

The World Conference on Transport Research Society Young Researchers’ Initiative (WCTRS-Y) provides opportunities for young members of the society to gain experience in academic activities, develop their professional profiles and skills, network with established transport researchers and practitioners, and become familiar with the workings of the Society. It was first run as part of WCTR-13 in Rio de Janeiro in July 2013, and is now in it’s fourth edition.

‘Young members’ are defined as members of the society who will be below 35 years old on the first day of the WCTR-16 Montreal (17th July 2023).

The 4th edition of the WCTRS-Y include the following activities.

WCTRS-YI: A one-day Young Researcher’s Conference on 17th July 2023 to accompany the WCTR-16, Montreal. The details of the volunteer conference team can be found on the WCTRS-Y I webpage.

WCTRS-YII: The successful applicants to the WCTRS Ph.D. Student Grants have now been announced. Summaries of their projects can be found on the WCTRS-Y II webpage

WCTRS-YIII: The “WCTRS Young Online Facility”. The details of our volunteers and how to get involved can be found on the WCTRS-Y III webpage

Each activity is coordinated by Laetitia Dablanc (University Gustave Eiffel) as the WCTRS-Y Leader, with the support of the WCTRS Steering Committee (STC). Further details on each activity can be found at the following link.