Call for papers of CICTP2019


Theme:Transportation in China 2025 July 6-8, 2019, in Nanjing,China,jointly organized by Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) and Southeast University (SEU).


Conference Chairs:

Professor Lei Zhang, President of Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA)

Professor Guangjun Zhang, President of Southeast University (SEU)


The 19th COTA conference International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP2019) will be held during July 6-8, 2019, in Nanjing, China, jointly organized by Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) and Southeast University (SEU). As the hosts and organizers of CICTP2019, COTA and SEU invite submissions of original research and innovative practice from both researchers and practitioners.


CICTP2019 will address challenges and opportunities emerging from the development of new technologies. Transportation research that supports the exploration of Transportation in China 2025 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.


We welcome any topics in, but not limited to, the following areas:

Transportation Policy

Transportation Planning and Management

Sustainable and Intelligent TransportationSystems

Public Transit

Traffic Operations, Control and Management

Traffic Safety and Emergency Responses

Transportation Energy, Environment andSustainability

Travel Behavior and Activities

Driving Behavior and Human Factors

Transport Systems with Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructure

Transport Geography and GIS

Road Geometric Design

Pavement and Materials Engineering

Highway Construction and Maintenance

Railway Traffic and High Speed Rail

Aviation, Naval Architecture and Water Transportation 

Bridges, Tunnels and other Transportation Structures

Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management

Underground Transportation Construction and Operation


Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018

Abstract Acceptance Notification: September 30, 2018

Full Paper Submission Deadline: October 31, 2018

Full Paper Acceptance Notification: November 20, 2018

Revised Paper Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018

Conference: July 6-8, 2019


Proceedings and Publication

The conference proceedings will be published and indexed via the EI Compendex. Selected papers will be invited to submit to special issues of SCI-indexed journals including


ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development,

■Transportation Research Part C

■Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.


Contact information

For more information about CICTP 2019, please visit the conference website through or

Questions about this conference should be directed to
 Southeast University:

Dr. Pan Liu (,

Dr. Jianming Ma ( or

Dr. Lei Zhang (