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Call For Papers – XVI World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress

October 12, 2020 - November 30, 2020

PIARC (World Road Association) is calling for individual contributions on selected topics for the XVI PIARC World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress, which will be held in Calgary (Canada), 8-11 February, 2022.

The 2022 Congress will be structured around two themes: Winter Service and Resilience. Contributions are invited only on the topics described below. Papers that fall outside this scope will not be considered.

Authors are invited to submit an abstract using the online facility from the Congress website at: before 30 November 2020.

The abstract must be written and submitted in English, French and/or Spanish, with a maximum of 400 words (English is highly recommended for evaluation and dissemination purposes).

All papers must be original work available to be released for publication. Material that has been previously published will not be accepted. Any reference of a political, commercial or advertising nature must be excluded from the papers. The indication of a brand name should be excluded in the title and in the abstract.

The papers should present case studies, research results and/or practical experience related to the topics of this call.

The abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by PIARC Technical Committees and decisions will be notified to the authors before 15th March 2021. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper before 15 July 2021. The full papers can be submitted in English, French and/or Spanish (it is recommended to submit in as many languages as possible in order to maximize dissemination).

These will be reviewed by PIARC Technical Committees and decisions regarding publication and requests for amendments will be notified to the authors before 15 October 2021.

The papers will be evaluated on the originality of the content, the technical interest and the applicability and transferability of the results.

All accepted proposals will be presented during poster sessions and will be included in the Congress proceedings. Outstanding contributions will be selected for oral presentation during the technical sessions of the Congress.

Publication of the accepted papers is subject to the registration of at least of one of the co-authors to the Congress.


October 12, 2020
November 30, 2020
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