Call for Papers

Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of 300 to 500 words on or before 31 July, 2018 23:59 (HKT) using the MyReview submission system.

Full Paper Submission

Upon acceptance of your abstract, you are welcome to submit a full paper through the My Review submission system to be considered for Special Issues of academic journals (optional). The deadline for full paper submission is 22 August, 2018 23:59 (HKT).

Suggested Conference Topics

All papers related to the conference theme are welcome and some suggested broad topics are listed below:

  1. Smart transport to reduce environmental impact
    • Transport-related carbon consumption and emissions
    • Traffic noise
    • Particulate matter
  2. Smart transport to promote sustainable transport modes
    • Public transport
    • Cycling
    • Walking
    • Integrated multimodal transport
  3. Smart transport to promote accessibility and social equity
    • Car-pooling and sharing
    • Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
    • Demand-responsive transport
  4. Fostering city resilience and safety in smart transport systems
    • Smart sensors and Internet of things (IoT)
    • Real-time traffic information system
    • Incident and disaster management
    • Traffic enforcement
    • Traffic crash prevention and advanced safety warning systems
  5. Smart transport and logistics infrastructure and management
    • Aviation
    • Shipping
    • Railways
    • Road (including parking)
    • Others modes
  6. Mobile and big data applications in transport and logistics
    • Crowd sourcing
    • Big data analytics
    • Cloud computing
    • Artificial intelligence
  7. Issues related to automation in transport and logistics
    • Autonomous vehicles
    • Autonomous ships
    • Drones
    • Vehicle communication and connectivity, e.g. V2V, V2I, V2G, V2P, V2X
    • Automation in warehouses, e.g. industrial wearables and robotics
  8. Electric vehicles in future cities
    • Private vehicles
    • Public transport and other commercial passenger vehicles
    • Vans and trucks
  9. E-commerce and urban logistics
    • Smart supply chain management, e.g. IBP, S&OP, ERP, EDI, CRM, etc.
    • Smart payment, e.g. contactless and biometrics
    • Smart distribution networks, e.g. green routing and scheduling, foldable containers, etc.

Papers on the interface and integration with non-transport elements e.g. land use, urban form and human behaviour, are highly encouraged for all of the topics above.

  Important Dates

31 July 2018
Deadline for submission of abstracts

Within three weeks
Notification of acceptance of abstracts

22 August 2018
Deadline for submission of full papers
(Optional & only for academic papers)

14 September 2018
Notification of acceptance of full papers