COTA Mission Statement

Established in January 1996,COTA (formerly NACOTA) - Chinese Overseas Transportation Association - is a registered non-profit professional organization with its members who work or study in the transportation or related fields worldwide and who are interested in the transportation development in China.

The main objectives of COTA include:
  • To enhance connections among overseas transportation professionals and their counterparts in China.
  • To promote transportation development in China by providing knowledge and expertise through its members.
  • To enhance networking and collaboration among members of the Association.
  • To serve as a platform to share information and knowledge on transportation development for all transportation professionals.

Joint COTA

As a member of COTA, you'll get the opprtunity to network with COTA memebrs world wide, get notification of various COTA events and access abundant COTA resources.

COTA recently launches the online membership registration website. With this website, current and new members can either renew or enroll a membership. More Details»

COTA Calender

Gathering with COTA activtities and related events, conferences information.

17th CICTP, Shanghai, China, July 7-9, 2017
CICTP 2017 Call for Abstracts

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Career Opportunities

COTA is volunteerly helping members and friends distributing the recruiting information within the COTA community.

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COTA Newsletter

Each year, COTA publishes several issues of newsletter.
You can find the latest COTA newsletter:

Vol. 19, No.2, 2016( PDFpdf | Digital)
Vol. 19, No.1, 2016( PDFpdf | Digital)
Vol. 18, No.2, 2015( PDFpdf | Digital)

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COTA publishes bi-weekly E-News on the website and distributes it via COTA mail list.