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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2018 COTA ISETT, October 4~6, Hawaii
Organized and sponsored by the Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA), University of Hawaii, Transportation Research Board (TRB), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the inaugural 2018 COTA International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Transportation will be held at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach, Hawaii on October 4~6, 2018. With a theme on Emerging Technologies for Future Mobility Systems, this Fall Symposium series is a new addition to the successful Summer CICTP Conferences and Winter TRB Workshops, organized by COTA and its partners annually for the past 18 years.
The Symposium aims to stimulate the exchange of ideas among transportation professionals in academia, industry, and government on emerging policy, technology, and innovation trends. The Symposium welcomes the submission of short papers for technical sessions, presentation abstracts for lightening talk sessions, and session/workshop proposals from all transportation professionals. While all paper, presentation, and session submissions on emerging trends in transportation are welcome, the 2018 Symposium will specifically focus on connected and automated vehicles (CAV), big data and data analytics, mobility as a service, shared mobility, smart cities, artificial intelligence and machine learning, smart infrastructure and asset management. Additional topics are also welcome and listed below.
Manuscripts of no longer than 6 pages with single spacing, 1-inch margin, and Times New Roman 12-point font, and in Word or PDF format must be electronically submitted for peer-review. Lightning talk presenters should submit a short description (no more than 250 words) of their presentation topic. For more detailed paper, lightning talk, and session/workshop submission instructions, please visit the conference website at http://cota-home.org/2018_Fall_Sympsoium.
In addition to technical, lightning talk, and invited sessions, the Symposium will also feature renowned keynote speakers who are thought leaders in academia, industry and government (see conference website for an updated list of keynote speakers). The conference organization committee will also select best paper/presentation award and welcome nomination for Transportation Innovation Leadership Award.
Contact symposium chair and secretary at: email@example.com