Welcome to CICTP 2018

Tsinghua University

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
  • 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
Highlight Events:
  • Dean Summit
  • Young Scholar Forum
  • World Bank Forum
  • Meet the Journal Editor-in-Chiefs
  • Keynote Speech on Intelligence, Connection, and Mobility
  • Career Development Forum for Young Faculty and Postdocs
  • Traffic Big Data Forum
  • Electrification of Transportation System
  • Future Transportation System Forum
  • Green & Shareing Transportation System Forum

Important Dates

Abstract Submission:
Abstract Acceptance:
Full Paper Submission:
Full Paper Acceptance:
Revised Paper Submission:
September 15, 2017
September 30, 2017
October 31, 2017
December 10, 2017
January 5, 2018
July 5-8, 2018

Conference Organizers

Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA)
Tsinghua University (THU)

Conference Sponsors

Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
Transportation Research Board (TRB), USA

Latest News

[2017-06-15] Conference Website Launched
[2016-07-01] CICTP 2018 Call for Abstracts

Information for Authors


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Tsinghua University:
Dr. Diange Yang (ydg@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn)

Dr. Xiaokun (Cara) Wang (wangx18@rpi.edu), or
Dr. Yu Zhang (yuzhang@usf.edu).