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About CICTP Conference

COTA (Chinese Overseas Transportation Association) International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP) series, (formerly ICCTP or NACOTA China Conference), established by COTA and sponsored by ASCE and Transportation Research Board (TRB), is a leading international academic conference that premier gathering of transportation professionals worldwide who are interested in contributing to or gaining a profound understanding of transportation development in China.

CICTP addresses critical issues and challenges emerging from the development of efficient, safe and green multimodal transportation systems. The conference provides a platform for exchanging and sharing of international experiences in developing and applying innovative solutions and advanced technologies in transportation.

In addition to regular technical sessions, several plenary sessions are planned for internationally prestigious experts and scholars to discuss the state-of-the-art/practice transportation development. Other special forums will be focused on issues that are of great interest to the audience of various backgrounds, including the World Bank Forum, the Dean’s Forum, and COTA Career Development Forum for Young Scholars and Students. The best-paper awards and other professional awards will be granted to the authors of excellent papers or institutes/enterprises which have made outstanding contributions to the development of transportation systems in China.


17th CICTP Coneference - Shanghai, China, July 7-9, 2017

The 17th COTA conference International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP2017) will be held during July 7-9, 2017, in Shanghai, China, jointly organized by Tongji University and Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA). CICTP 2017 will address new challenges emerging from the comprehensive transportation reform and change. The conference will host a series of technical sessions, plenary sessions, and ten featured forums, including the Dean Summit, World Bank Forum, Meet the Journal Editors-in-Chief, etc.

As the hosts and organizer of CICTP 2017, Tongji and COTA invite submissions of both research and practical articles. The best-paper awards and other professional awards will be granted to the authors of excellent papers or institutes / enterprises which have made outstanding contributions to the development of transportation systems.

Conference Spotlight Theme: Transportation Reform and Change: Equity, Inclusiveness, Sharing, and Innovation

Areas
  • Aviation Management
  • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
  • Logistics and Freight Transportation
  • Rail & Transit Operations and Management
  • Traffic Safety, Security and Emergencies
  • Transportation Policy, Planning and Modeling
  • Big Data Application in Transportation
  • Infrastructure Maintenance and Preservation
  • Multimodal Transportation
  • Road Traffic Operation and Management
  • Transportation Energy and Environment


18th CICTP Coneference - Beijing, China, July 5-8, 2018

The 18th COTA conference International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP2018) will be held during July 5-8, 2018, in Beijing, China, jointly organized by Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) and Tsinghua University (THU). As the hosts and organizers of CICTP2018, COTA and THU invite submissions of original research and innovative practice from both researchers and practitioners.

CICTP2018 will address challenges and opportunities emerging from the development of new technologies. Transportation research that supports the exploration of intelligence connection and mobility is especially encouraged. The conference will host a series of technical sessions, plenary sessions, and special forums, including the World Bank Forum, the Dean’s Forum, and COTA Career Development Forum for Young Scholars and Students. The best-paper awards and other professional awards will be granted to the authors of excellent papers or institutes/enterprises which have made outstanding contributions to the development of transportation systems in China.

Conference Theme: Intelligence, Connection, and Mobility

Areas
  • Intelligent and Connected Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Electrification of Transportation
  • Smart Mobility and Shared Economy
  • Pavement and Materials Engineering, and Highway Construction and Maintenance
  • Public Transit
  • Rail Operations, Management and Control
  • Logistics and Freight Transportation
  • Road Traffic Operations, Management, and Control
  • Transportation Policy, Planning and Modeling
  • Traffic Safety, Security and Emergency Responses
  • Transportation Energy, Environment and Sustainability
  • Transportation Cloud, Data Mining and Applications
  • V2X Technologies