Registration fee:

Early Bird rate at HK$3,800 per person (paid on or before 1 September 2018)
Standard rate at HK$4,800 per person (paid after 1 September 2018)

Registration fees include:

  1. Access to all sessions
  2. Programme Book
  3. Refreshments and Two Lunches on 18 & 19 October
  4. Conference Dinner on 18 October
  5. Technical Tour on 20 October
    (First come, first served basis. Information will be announced later and minimum operation for each tour will be 10 persons)

Payment method:

By credit card or Hong Kong cheque.

Technical Tour

Coming soon

Cancellation Policy

Request receive: Refund Amount
After 1 August 2018, Wednesday Refund 50% on registration fee
After 14 September 2018, Friday NO REFUND will be arranged

Conference Schedule

Time Day 1, 18 October 2018 (Thursday)
From 08:15 Registration (Foyer)
08:45 – 10:00

Opening Session (S421)
Welcome Messages
Professor Becky P.Y. LOO, Chair, Conference Organizing Committee
The Hon Mrs. Carrie LAM CHENG Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Professor ZHANG Xiang, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Keith NEWTON, International Secretary General, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Mr. CHAN Fan, Frank, JP, Secretary for Transport and Housing, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Showcases (S421)
and Exhibition (Foyer)

1) MTR Corporation Limited
2) Microsoft
3) ESRI China (Hong Kong) Limited
4) Hongkong International Terminals Limited
5) Suffice Industrial Technology Limited

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote Session 1 (S421)
Towards Smart Cities of the Future I: Setting the Scene

Professor Daniel SPERLING, The Three Transportation Revolutions and How They Will Be Transformational

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:15

Keynote Session 2 (S421)
Towards Smart Cities of the Future II: Some Guiding Thoughts

Professor David BANISTER, Mobility in Future Cities – Sustainable and Smart?
Professor Mei-Po KWAN, Geospatial Technologies for Smart Mobility
Mr. Lincoln LEONG, MTR’s “Rail Plus Property” Business Model

12:15 – 13:30

Lunch (Chancellor Room)
Luncheon Sponsor on 18 October 2018: Microsoft

Mr. Fred SHEU, Artificial Intelligence and its Role in Our Society

13:30 – 15:00

Parallel Session 1 (S423)

Sustainable Mobility I

Parallel Session 2 (S424)

Smart Transport Policies

Parallel Session 3 (S425)

E-commerce & Urban Logistics I

Parallel Session 4 (S426)

Public Transport Management

Parallel Session 5 (S427)

Transport & Environment I

Parallel Session 6 (S428)

Vehicle-sharing I

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00

Parallel Session 7 (S423)

Big Data Applications I

Parallel Session 8 (S424)


Parallel Session 9 (S425)

Smart Traffic Management I

Parallel Session 10 (S426)

Electric Vehicles I

Parallel Session 11 (S427)

Sustainable Mobility II

Parallel Session 12 (S428)

E-commerce & Urban Logistics II

17:00 – 18:00 Break
18:00 – 21:00 Gala Dinner (Concord Room, 8/F, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel)


Time Day 2, 19 October 2018 (Friday)
From 08:30 Registration (Foyer)
09:30 – 10:30

Keynote Session 3 (S421)
Implementing Smart Mobility: Insights from the Government and the Academia

Ms. Mable CHAN, JP, Smart Mobility for Hong Kong – the Vision, Challenges and Strategy
Professor Kay W. AXHAUSEN, Explaining Urban Network Capacity – A First Attempt

Showcases (S421) and Exhibition (Foyer)

1) MTR Corporation Limited
2) Urban.Systems Company Limited
3) Esme One (Asia) Limited
4) Chung Shing Taxi Limited – Syncab
5) Suffice Industrial Technology Limited


10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00

Keynote Session 4 (S421)
Innovations in Smart Transport and Logistics: Lessons from Europe and Beyond

Dr. Jan HOFFMANN, Digitalization and Maritime Transport: Technological Progress Will Never be as Slow as Today
Professor Stefan MINNER, Competitive Car Sharing in Smart Mobility

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch (Chancellor Room)
13:30 – 15:00

Parallel Session 13 (S423)

Transport & Environment II

Parallel Session 14 (S424)

Electric Vehicles II

Parallel Session 15 (S425)

Smart Traffic Management II

Parallel Session 16 (S426)

Big Data Applications II

Parallel Session 17 (S427)


Parallel Session 18 (S428)

Vehicle-sharing II

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00

Parallel Session 19 (S423)

Port & Shipping Logistics

Parallel Session 20 (S424)

Big Data Applications III

Parallel Session 21 (S425)

Smart Traffic Management III

Parallel Session 22 (S426)

Sustainable Mobility III

Parallel Session 23 (S427)

Vehicle-sharing III

Parallel Session 24 (S428)

Transport Optimization

17:00 – 17:30 Closing Session (S421)

  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