CICTP 2016 Speakers

Welcome to CICTP 2016

The 16th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP2016) will be held during July 6-9, 2016, in Shanghai, China, jointly organized by Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) and Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA). As the hosts and organizers of CICTP2016, SMU and COTA invite submissions of original research and innovative practice from both researchers and practitioners.
CICTP2016 will address challenges emerging from the development of green and multimodal transportation and logistics systems. Transportation research that supports the “one belt, one road” initiative 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 Spotlight Theme: Green and Multimodal Transportation and Logistics

  • High-Speed Rail Safety
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Logistics and Freight Transportation
  • Public Transit
  • Pavement and Materials Engineering, and Highway Construction and Maintenance
  • Rail Operations, Management and Control
  • Road Traffic Operations, Management, and Control
  • Transportation Policy, Planning and Modeling
  • Traffic Safety, Security and Emergency Responses
  • Multimodal transportation
  • Operations and management of shipping and ports
  • Global supply chains/networks
  • Green logistics
  • Transportation Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Important Dates

Abstract Submission:
Abstract Acceptance:
Full Paper Submission:
Full Paper Acceptance:
Revised Paper Submission:
September 20, 2015
October 10, 2015
November 22, 2015
January 1, 2016
February 1, 2016
July 6-9, 2016

Conference Organizers

Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA)
Shanghai Maritime University (SMU)

Conference Sponsors

Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA
China Natural Science Foundation, China
Lloyd's Register Foundation

Conference Registration


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Shanghai Maritime University:
Dr. Ying-En Ge (

Dr. Xiaokun Wang (, or
Dr. Yafeng Yin (