The Steering Committee of ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development (ICTD 2018) is accepting abstracts for presentations at the conference. Final papers are optional for accepted abstracts; those submitted will be published in the ASCE Conference Proceedings upon final approval.
Eligible submissions can cover a broad range of topics related to technological advances and their impacts on infrastructure planning, design, operations, and management, and may include, but are not limited to, the following subjects:
You may choose to submit a session proposal by emailing it to Debi Denney. Session proposal must include the name of a moderator and abstracts for four presentations on the same topic/theme, along with name and affiliation of speaker(s) for each presentation. You may also choose to submit a proposal for panel discussions of no more than 90 minutes. The proposal must identify a title, and a description of the session and panelists. Proposals for panel discussions must also be submitted to Debi Denney.
The login name and password used for the abstract upload must be the same for the final paper upload. They cannot be changed to a different login name and password.
Abstract submissions will be reviewed for decisions on acceptance. The Conference Steering Committee reserves the right to remove abstracts from a full session on technical grounds and/or add other submitted abstracts that are a better fit for the session. Presentations will be selected from the open call as well as by special invitation.
Papers will be included in conference proceedings upon meeting the requirements for final approval. Papers should adhere to ASCE paper formatting requirements (PDF). Allowable file type is MS Word. PDFs are not allowed.
If your submission is accepted, you will be required to register for the conference by the Speaker Registration Deadline of , 2018, and will be required to make a PowerPoint presentation in your approved and assigned session. A reduced registration rate will be provided to all accepted speakers.
ASCE does not reimburse or pay the presenters' costs to attend the conference.
Proceedings will be published to document this conference. Authors of accepted abstracts for papers are required to submit an 8 to 12-page final paper for inclusion in the proceedings. The proceedings will be published and copyrighted by ASCE. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions or approvals from employers, project owners, or clients prior to submission of the final paper for publication. Material included in your submission from previously published sources, including online sources, may require permission from the copyright holder of that publication or website. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain the permission for reuse of this material and include the appropriate credit information in the paper.