Registration open for Cosmobilities Conference 2016 on Sharing Mobilities

The 2016 Cosmobilities Conference will be held at the Evangelische Akademie in Bad Boll, near Stuttgart, Germany. The Conference will take place between Wednesday, November 30th and Friday, December 2nd.

The conference location also includes accommodation (lodging and meals). When registering to attend the conference you can therefore also organize your lodging and meals during the conference. Travel must be organized individually. To register for the conference, click below to download an interactive PDF Registration From. Fill this out, save it and email it to All information concerning the conference fees, lodging and meals can be found in the document.


The Call for Papers is now closed and we are currently organizing the upcoming sessions as well as finalizing the conference events. A preliminary schedule of the conference is available below. We will finalize the schedule and information concerning the conference in the next month.

Preliminary Schedule of Conference

Wednesday, November 30th

In the late morning (from roughly 10:30)

Registration & coffee, and lunch

In the afternoon (from roughly 13:00)

Welcome from the Cosmobilities Network, keynote by Tim Cresswell, the first session of papers, and a Memorial Session for John Urry

In the evening

Dinner and a book launch session

Thursday, December 1st

In the morning

Keynote by Bridget Wessels, the second session of papers, and lunch

In the afternoon

Third session of papers, a Fishbowl Session (with panelists from diverse applied mobilities fields), and keynote by Phillip Rode

In the evening

The conference dinner and evening bar for socializing

Friday, December 2nd 

In the morning

Fourth and fifth sessions of papers and lunch

In the afternoon

Finishing Panel on Futures and Sharing (discussion among mobilities scholars, including Mimi Sheller and Sven Kesselring) and a short goodbye session from the Cosmobilities Network (until roughly 15:00)

On organizing transport

More information concerning transport will be provided soon. For those organizing flights you can best travel to the airport in Stuttgart (Flughafen Stuttgart) or the airport in Frankfurt (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main). The airport in Memmingen is also another option. The closest train station to the conference is in the town of Göppingen, which is about 1-hour from Stuttgart airport and 2-hours from Frankfurt and Memmingen airports. We will organize shuttle buses from the train station in Göppingen to the Evangelische Akademie in Bad Boll on both the first day of the conference (Wednesday) and the last day of the conference (Friday). If you arrive at a different time, there is a bus connection between Göppingen and Bad Boll.

Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to Bad Boll in November!