Important Announcement

Call for Papers: The 20th and 21st Joint CICTP Conference (CICTP 2020-21)

The 20th and 21st joint COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP 2020-21) will be held July 2-5, 2021, in Xi'an, China, jointly organized by Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) and Chang'an University (CU). As the hosts and organizers of CICTP 2020-21, COTA and CU are pleased to invite submissions of original innovative research and practice from both researchers and practitioners. The CICTP 2020-21 will address pressing challenges and embrace opportunities emerging from the development of new technologies, including the pandemic impacts amid the development of COVID-19. The CICTP2021 Full Paper Template is available here. The format of the submission must be in compliance with the ASCE formatting requirements; otherwise, it may be rejected for review.


CICTP 2020/2021 Organizing Committee


CICTP is a leading international academic conference that premier gathering of transportation professionals worldwide who are interested in contributing to or gaining a profound understanding of transportation development in China.

CICTP addresses critical issues and challenges emerging from the development of efficient, safe and green multimodal transportation systems.

CICTP 2020-21

In 2020 and 2021, we will address challenges and opportunities emerging from the development of new technologies. Transportation research that address the needs of the "Transportation Development for Belt and Road Areas" 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 and Transportation Studies Forum for International Students in China. 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.

Important Date

Full Paper Submission Deadline

Last day for full paper submission

Full Paper Acceptance Notification

Notification for full paper acceptance

Revised Paper Submission Deadline

Last day for revised paper submission

Publication Fee Due

Publication Fee Due

Conference Date

Conference will take place July 2 through July 5, 2021