Invitation to Submit Extended Abstracts to the 15th Traffic & Granular Flow (TGF) Conference 2024 in Lyon

02/12/2024 – 05/12/2024 all-day

Date : 2024-12-02 => 2024-12-05
Lieu : Lyon, France

Dear Colleagues,

We are thrilled to announce the opening of extended abstract submissions for the 15th edition of the Traffic & Granular Flow (TGF) Conference, a pivotal event that has been fostering interdisciplinary collaboration since 1995.
This year, we are pleased to host the conference in the beautiful city of Lyon, France, from December 2nd to December 5th, 2024, perfectly timed just before Lyon’s renowned Light Festival.

Conference Highlights:
Dates: December 2nd to December 5th, 2024
Location: Prestigious venues in Lyon – the Palais Hirsch and the Palais de la Bourse
Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: May 31st, 2024 (firm deadline)
Submission Portal:

Invited Speakers:
We are honored to confirm the participation of the following esteemed speakers, who will be sharing their latest research and insights across our broad spectrum of topics:

Ernesto Altshuler, Univ of Havana, Cuba
Karol Bacik, MIT, Cambridge, USA
Denis Bartolo, ENS, Lyon, France
Xiaowen Chen, ENS, Paris, France
Marta Gonzalez, UC-Berkeley, USA
Eleni Vlahogianni, NTUA, Athens, Greece
Nathalie Vriend, CU-Boulder, USA
Iker Zuriguel, Univ of Navarra, Spain

Their contributions will spark exciting inter-disciplinary dialogue and knowledge-sharing at TGF 2024, offering invaluable perspectives from across the globe.

Expected Contributions:
TGF 2024 aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest developments across a broad spectrum of topics related to traffic and granular flow.
This includes but is not limited to:
– traffic modelling and analysis
– granular and active flows
– pedestrian dynamics
– collective dynamics of biological systems

Our goal is to facilitate an exchange of high-quality research findings and innovative ideas that can shape the future of these fields.

Commitment to Sustainability:
In line with our commitment to a sustainable future, we encourage participants to:
Use the Labos1point5 simulator to assess and minimize the carbon footprint of their travel.
Extend their stay beyond the conference duration for local academic collaborations. Interested participants should contact the Organising Committee for potential arrangements with Institut Lumière Matière or LICIT.
Proceedings Publication:
Selected high-quality papers will be published in Open Access in EPJ Web of Conferences, ensuring wide dissemination and accessibility of your research.

Local Organising Committee:
Nicolas BAIN, CNRS, Institut Lumière Matière
Angelo FURNO, ENTPE-Univ. Gustave Eiffel, LICIT-ECO7
Alexandre NICOLAS, CNRS, Institut Lumière Matière
Osvanny RAMOS, Univ. Lyon 1, Institut Lumière Matière
Adèle DOUIN, Univ. Lyon 1, Institut Lumière Matière
We invite academic experts, practitioners, and all interested in the fields of physics, computer science, engineering, and beyond to submit their extended abstracts and join us for what promises to be an enlightening and memorable conference.

For more details, including submission guidelines and conference logistics, please visit our website or contact us directly at

We look forward to welcoming you to Lyon for an engaging and inspiring TGF 2024.

Warm regards,

The TGF 2024 Local Organising Committee

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