2019 World Transport Convention

2019 World Transport Convention

Call for Papers


Hosted by  China Association for Science and Technology (CAST),  Ministry of Transport (MOT), and  Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), organized by  China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS), and with the support of other sponsoring organizations, the 2018 World Transport Convention (WTC 2018) has achieved a grand success.

In order to keep advancing research and development of the transport industry, and further promote international exchange and cooperation in transport, especially the transport infrastructure connectivity among countries along “the Belt and Road” initiative, the 2019 World Transport Convention (WTC 2019) is scheduled to convene at the China National Convention Center, Beijing from June 13 to 16, 2019.

WTC 2019 is composed of a rich list of technical activities and networking opportunities, such as opening ceremony and keynote speeches, transport expo, technical sessions and workshops, competitions for innovative design of transportation infrastructure and system.

I. Dates, Venue and Languages

Dates: June 13, 2019 – Registration

           June 14 – 16, 2019 - WTC Sessions

Venue: China National Convention Center, Beijing

Languages: Chinese & English

II. Technical Topics

Technical topics for the technical sessions include, but not limited to the following:

1. Highway Engineering

2. Structure Engineering

3. Traffic Engineering

4. Transportation Planning

5. Water Transportation

6. Rail Transportation

7. Air Transportation

8. Cross-Cutting


III. Paper Submission and Review

1、If you are an author or participant of WTC 2019 who submitted a paper to WTC 2018 and/or WTC 2017, you can use the registered email address to reactivate your account and update your user information in the new WTC 2019 system. If you are a new author or participant of WTC , you should register a new ID before submitting a paper. After successful submission, you will receive an email notification automatically generated by the system.

2、Please write the paper according to the Paper Template;  the Paper Template can be downloaded directly from the website. All papers should be submitted through the 2019 WTC paper submission system at http://wtc-conference.com . The system will be automatically closed after the deadline.

3、The paper submission system will be open between December 1, 2018 to March 20, 2019. The deadline for paper submission is March 20, 2019. 

4、Please be sure to use the same email for registration and submission of papers so that the association between the paper and the author can be achieved.

5、Each author has three options for the paper submission: 1) Presentation Only; 2) Presentation and Inclusion in the Proceedings of WTC 2019; and 3) Presentation and Recommendation for Publication in a Journal. Please be advised that a paper submitted to WTC 2019 must be original and has not been published or submitted for publication in other journals or conferences. Each paper submitted will be peer-reviewed by a WTC technical committee for its originality, novelty, technical feasibility, language clarity and other aspects.

IV. Important Dates


Full paper submission Start: December 1, 2018


Full Paper Submission Deadline: March 20, 2019


Full Paper Acceptance Notification: March 31, 2019


Notification of Presentation Type (Podium or Poster): April 30, 2019

V. Organization


              China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)

              Ministry of Transport (MOT)

              Chines Academy of Engineering (CAE)

Supporting Organizations:

              Civil Aviation Administration of  China(CAAC)    

              National Railway Administration of  the People’s of China

              National Natural Science Foundation of  China(NSFC)

              China Railway(CR)


              China Highway and Transportation Society (CHTS)


              China Institute of Navigation (CIN)

              China Railway Society(CRS)

              Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronauts(CSAA)

              Society of Automotive Engineers of China(SEA-CHINA)

              China Air Transport Association (CATS)

              Service Center for Societies of CAST

              China Center for International Science and Technology Exchange

              Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport.

VI. Contact

        WTC Secretariat: 

       Tel: 86-10-84976578            86-10-64288825

       Email: wtc@9811.com.cn    cm.0404@163.com     18811777056@163.com



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