EARPA: European Automotive Researsch Partners AssociationEARPA: European Automotive Researsch Partners Association
FORM Forum


Theme for 2023: ‘Transitioning Road Mobility - towards resilience and circularity in a digital world'

The FORM Forum brings together stakeholders from industry, academia and government to share knowledge and ideas, provide the next generation with a new era of automotive solutions whilst serving as a powerful motivator for the continued growth of the automotive industry and its contributors. 

Call for Abstracts

EARPA invites its members as well as its partners, involved in any aspect of Road Transport Research, to submit their abstracts for this FORM Forum conference.

Call for Young Researchers:
EARPA would like to encourage Young Researchers to become more active and visible within EARPA and the European Road Transport Research Community. As such, Young Researchers are again given a platform at the FORM Forum 2023, where they can present their novel research ideas in the form of a 3-min elevator pitch.


17th of October:
The EARPA internal part of the conference will start for EARPA members only.

08:0009:15Extraordinary General meeting (for the member representatives)
09:3011:00 FG Mobility for People and Goods (former FMPG)
09:3011:00FG Collaboration and Project Management (former PM)
11:0011:30Coffee break
11:3013:00FG Powertrains and Energy Systems (former EPE)
11:3013:00FG Connectivity Automation Safety (CAS)
11:3013:00FG Integrated Product and Process Development (former ICPD)
14:0014:30Meet the Speakers
14:3016:00CRG Made in Europe (MiE)
14:3016:00CRG Zero Emission Road Transport (ZERT)+Renewable Energy (RES)+Impact of transport on environment and human health (THE)
16:0016:30Coffee break
16:0017:30CRG Connected Cooperative Automated Mobility (CCAM) + Safety (SAFE) + Multimodal and Sustainable Transport Systems for passengers and goods (MSTS)
16:0017:30CRG Batteries (BAT) 

From 18.30 - 21.00: EARPA External Networking dinner - for members and all partners in the industry, research and government.
All members and partners in the industry are invited to attend the dinner to meet and re-connect at the EGG in Brussels.

18th of October
This day is open to the EARPA community including industry, research, government and representatives from the European Commission
The organizing committee is preparing an exciting plenary program with presentations from high-level speakers giving the latest insights and experiences, as well as young researchers presenting their novel research ideas! 

08:1509:00Registration, welcome coffee, visit exhibition
09:0009:15Welcome and introduction to the FORM Forum 2023: 
Transitioning Road Mobility
09:1509:45Keynote  1: Transitioning & Decarbonisation
09:4510:30Young Researcher Elevator Pitches
10:3011:00Coffee break
11:0011:30Keynote 2
11:3012:45Technical presentations - part 1
12:4514:15Networking Lunch, Visit exhibition & poster session
14:1515:15Panel discussion: Skills for Sustainability
15:1516:15Technical presentations - part 2
16:1516:30Wrap-up and Close