The 15th WCTR conference will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, during 26-31 May 2019. IIT Bombay is one of the premier institutes in India, established for the development of technical education in the country. For the last 40 years, WCTR has been organised every three years by the WCTR Society. The conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, managers, and policymakers from all parts of the world, to share cutting-edge research and advanced state-of-practice. The conference also includes special sessions, technical tours, an exhibition and social events. This knowledge event provides a unique opportunity for experts to exchange ideas in all areas of transport research.
A. Transport Modes: General
B. Freight Transport and Logistics
C. Traffic Management, Operations, and Safety
D. Activity and Transport Demand
E. Transport Economics and Finance
F. Transport, Land Use, and Sustainability
G. Transport Planning and Policy
H. Transport in Developing and Emerging Countries
I. Infrastructure Design and Maintenance
Authors are now invited to submit one or more full papers to any of the topic areas listed, and can choose to submit their work either for the non-review track or the review track. The latter offers a thorough review process for each full paper in order to assess its potential for publication and short-listing for the award of a prize. Similar to the previous WCTR, a close cooperation with major scientific transportation journals will be agreed, to support publication of excellent papers in special issues shortly after the Conference. The organisation of the Conference is supported by Elsevier.
Detailed information on the content of each Topic Area and its Session Tracks is provided on the conference website.
The conference website also includes information about registration possibilities, opportunities for bursary awards, the Mumbai venue, hotel reservations, travel and weather.
Submission of full paper for review: August 15, 2018
Submission of full papers under non-review track: October 26, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance: November 12, 2018
Registration of author presenting paper: December 21, 2018
Submission of final papers under review track: February 8, 2019
Guidelines for submission
Papers should be submitted using the paper template and the Elsevier online submission system
All correspondence related to this call should be addressed to Prof. Ashish Verma, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
We look forward to your contribution and participation in the next World Conference on Transport Research in Mumbai 2019.