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Call for papers now open!


The research and production for the Transport Evolution Africa Forum is now underway, with the event scheduled to take place from 28 – 29 September in Durban, South Africa. Abstracts are now invited for the 2022 Forum, with the advisory board keen to receive submissions.  All submissions addressing port, rail and road-related topics will be considered, suggested focused areas include:

  • The African Free Trade Area Agreement – Bold moves made
  • The future of Ports
  • Rail Integration through technology
  • Road Corridors and networks
  • Smart Mobility
  • Finance & Governance
  • Connected and Inclusive policies for economic growth

Submission guidelines: 

  • Please complete the form, which can be downloaded below and send with an abstract (summary) of your paper
  • Include a short author’s biography, together with co-authors’ biographies (maximum of 2), if applicable
  • Your abstract should be approximately 2 paragraphs and explain the content of your paper with the issues covered
  • Recommended length no more than 300 words
  • Deadline close of business 13 May 2022.

For more information regarding the programme or your abstract contact the Programme Director, Lindiwe Nkosi on +27 21 700 5584.  Abstract submission deadline is Friday, 13 May 2022. 

Download the submission form and lead the conversation around the evolution of the transport sector.


South Africa

28 – 29 September 2022


10 – 12 May 2022