Share your knowledge on tunnel operations and send in your paper for the 2nd International Conference on Road Tunnel Operations and Safety and the VIII Spanish Tunnels Symposium!

1 April 2021

The call for papers for the upcoming 2nd International Conference on Road Tunnel Operations and Safety and the VIII Spanish Tunnels Symposium in Granada, Spain, from 25-28 October 2022 has officially started. The deadline is 18 July 2021. 

Share your knowledge on tunnel operations and send in
your paper for the 2nd International Conference on Road Tunnel
Operations and Safety and the VIII Spanish Tunnels Symposium!

Following the success of the 1st PIARC International Conference on Tunnels held in Lyon, France, in October 2018, PIARC and the Spanish National Committee (ATC) will jointly organize the 2nd International Conference on Tunnels and the VIII Spanish Symposium in the new Granada Conference & Exhibition Centre (Granada, Spain) from 25-28 October 2022. This joint event will bring together the knowledge and exchange of international experiences of PIARC in this matter together with the traditional Spanish symposium organized by the ATC every four years. Nearly 1,000 road tunnel professionals from all over the world are expected to attend and generate a global discussion on the topic.

The themes of the conference are as follows:

  • Resilience in road tunnels​
  • Management of urban and high traffic road tunnels​
  • ITS systems and their contribution to improved operations
  • New vehicle propulsion energies and their impact on tunnels
  • Risk Analysis
  • Ventilation and Lighting
  • Emergency management
  • Adaptation to the regulations

About the abstracts

The official languages will be English, French and Spanish and abstracts can be submitted in any of them. This abstract must have a maximum length of 300 words.

All papers must be original work available to be released for publication. 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 should be submitted on the official website of the event.

The deadline is 18 July 2021.


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