Bicycle & Motorcycle Dynamics 2023

Symposium on the Dynamics and Control of Single Track Vehicles
18-20 October 2023, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands


logo tud-logo campus TU Delft's Mekel Park in August (CC-BY-NC 2.0)

The fifth triennial [*] international three-day symposium on bicycle and motorcycle dynamics, BMD 2023, will return to its original host, Delft University of Technology, on October 18-20, 2023. The aim of this symposium is to bring together leading scientists and researchers in the field of bicycle and motorcycle dynamics and control, in a broad sense.

Topics include but are not limited to: single track vehicles (e.g. bicycles, motorcycles, scooters), narrow track and tilting vehicles, unicycles, dicycles (e.g. Segways and hoverboards), modeling, kinematics and dynamics, control, human control, rider properties, handling qualities, tires, experiments, aerodynamics, simulators, nonholonomic dynamics, robot riders, path following. More information on the conference series can be found at the conference organization website.

For an open sharing of information, the meeting is organized to provide as much interaction between participants as possible. The format is informal and fluid, with a single track of presentations and extensive time scheduled for interaction, and the forming and sharing of ideas. In addition, there will be room for poster presentations.

[*]Due to disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic, we postponed the conference from the fall of 2022 to the fall of 2023.

Important Dates

Description Date & Time
Abstract Deadline (conference & workshop) February 28, 2023 [23:59 UTC]
Notification of Acceptance & Registration Open May 1, 2023
Revised Abstract Deadline June 30, 2023 [23:59 UTC]
Early Bird Registration Deadline August 15, 2023 [23:59 UTC]
Paper Deadline September 15, 2023 [23:59 UTC]
Paper peer review deadline TBA (after the conference)
Final peer review revision deadline TBA (after the conference)

Organizing Committee

  • Jason K. Moore [TU Delft], Chair (
  • Andrew Dressel [TU Delft]
  • Edwin de Vries [Cruden]
  • Leila Alizadehsaravi [TU Delft]

Organizing Volunteers

  • Riender Happee [TU Delft]
  • Christoph Schmidt [TU Delft]
  • Linda van der Spaa [TU Delft]



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