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TRB CALL FOR POSTERS

COMMODITY FLOW SURVEY WORKSHOP
APRIL 2 -3, 2020
THE KECK CENTER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
WASHINGTON D.C
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The Commodity Flow Survey 2020 workshop will facilitate discussion among CFS users on their experiences and serve as a forum for potential future improvements.  Participant suggestions from past conferences have been implemented in subsequent surveys.  Topics of interest for the poster session include:

  • Integrating the CFS with other data sources such as NPMRDS, state DOT data, etc. 
  • Deciding which to use: CFS survey dataset vs FAF freight modeling data?
  • Current and future uses of CFS products including the microdata

Submitting an Abstract

All poster session proposals should be submitted by October 27, 2019.  Proposals should be 500 words or less and should clearly convey the material that will be presented.  In addition to researchers, we are looking for practitioners to participate in this workshop and have included a survey question when you submit to identify the type of poster submission. If your abstract is accepted, you will be informed in late January, 2020.

All presenters are expected to register for the conference by February 3, 2020.

The following should be included in the proposed abstracts:

  1. Topic category addressed
  2. Proposed title
  3. Background of the research or project
  4. Methodology or approach; and 
  5. Findings, lesson learned, and observations

Abstracts must be submitted electronically here.