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2019 Call for Abstracts

The Steering Committee of ASCE International Conference on Transportation & Development (ICTD 2019) is accepting abstracts for presentations at the conference. Final papers are optional for accepted abstracts; those submitted will be published upon final approval in the ASCE’s Post-Conference Conference Proceedings.

Submit Abstracts

Submission Options

  1. Abstract for a PowerPoint presentation at the conference, with full paper in conference proceedings.
  2. Abstract for a PowerPoint presentation at the conference only.
  3. Abstract for a Poster at the conference, with full paper in conference proceedings.
  4. Abstract for a Poster at the conference only.

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.

    Important Dates

    Submissions for Presentations or Posters with Papers Category

    • Abstracts Due:
    • Decision Notifications Sent:
    • Draft Papers Due:
    • Comments on Draft Papers Sent:
    • Final Papers Due:
    • Comments on Final Papers Sent:
    • Speaker Registration Deadline:
    • Conference Begins:
    • Proceedings Published:

    Submissions for Presentation-Only or Poster-Only Category

    • Abstracts Due:
    • Decision Notifications Sent:
    • Speaker Registration Deadline:
    • Conference Begins:

    Conference Topics

    Submission of abstracts is encouraged on the following topics, with emphasis on the conference theme as it relates to the future of transportation and development in areas such as information and communication technology, sensors, big data and analytics, new energy, financial and legal issues, codes and standards, and more.

    • Connected & Autonomous Vehicles and their Impacts
    • Mobility as a Service
    • ITS & Advanced Technologies in Transportation
    • Impacts of Drones on Transportation & Development
    • Traffic Engineering & Operations
    • Transportation Safety
    • Human Factors
    • Freight & Logistics
    • Infrastructure Systems
    • Asset Management
    • Airfield Pavements
    • Aviation Planning & Operations
    • Spaceports
    • Rail Transport
    • Public Transit
    • Automated Transit Systems
    • Automated People Movers
    • Transportation Planning
    • Sustainable Transportation
    • Land Use & Development
    • Transportation Economics
    • Project Delivery & Legal Aspect
    • Bike & Ped
    • Parking
    • Complete Streets
    • Highway Pavements
    • Highway Construction
    • Roadway Signs & Pavements Markings
    • Local Streets & Highways
    • New Energy & Its Impacts
    • Big Data & Analytics
    • Advanced Communications
    • Emerging Codes & Standards
    • Electrified Transportation
    • Policy and Legislation
    • Legal & Financial

    Proceedings

    Proceedings will be published online to document this conference within 3–4 months of the conference. Authors of accepted abstracts for papers will be required to submit an 8 to 12-page final paper for inclusion in the proceedings. The paper should be in accordance with ASCE’s paper formatting guidelines. 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 to include the appropriate credit information in the paper.

    General Notes and Requirements on Submissions

    • 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.
    • In cases where an abstract is submitted under a “paper” category, papers will only be included in conference proceedings upon meeting the requirements for final approval. The proceedings will be published within 3–4 months of the conference.
    • A maximum of two submissions per podium presentation and a maximum of two submissions per poster will be accepted.
    • If your submission is accepted for podium presentation or poster display, you will be required to register for the Conference by the Speaker Registration Deadline, and will be required to make a PowerPoint presentation (if approved for podium presentation) or display your poster (if approved for poster display) in your approved and assigned session. Registration by the speaker registration deadline is also a mandatory requirement for inclusion of a paper in the conference proceedings if submitted and approved.
    • Allowable file type for papers is MS Word. PDFs are not allowed. All papers should be in accordance with ASCE’s paper formatting guidelines.
    • ASCE does not reimburse or pay the presenter's costs to attend the conference.

    Submit Abstracts

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