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 transportation organizations home and abroad, the World Transport Convention (WTC) achieved a grand success in both 2017 and 2018. As it was originally envisioned, WTC has become an international platform for transportation professionals to share experiences, exchange new discoveries, and explore collaborations. With the theme of "Green and Intelligent Mobility for Future Transport", the 2019 World Transport Convention (WTC2019) is scheduled to convene at the China National Convention Center in Beijing from June 13 to 16, 2019.

In addition to technical sessions and forums, WTC2019 is also featured with various exhibits and a Global Bridge Design Competition of University Students. Built upon this multi-facet platform, WTC2019 is poised to be an even that encourages transportation professionals to nurture innovations, lead innovations, demonstrate innovations, and implement innovations.  

I. Dates, Venue, and Languages

Dates: June 13, 2019 – Registration

June 14 – 16, 2019 - WTC Technical Sessions and Programs

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 Technologies

III. Paper Submission and Review

1、If you are an author or participant of WTC 2019 who submitted a paper to WTC2018 and/or WTC2017, you can use the same email address you used for registration at that time to reactivate your account and update your user information in the new WTC2019 system. If you are a new author or participant of WTC , you should register a new ID before submitting a paper.

2、Please prepare the manuscript according to the Paper Template, which can be downloaded directly from the WTC2019 website. All papers should be submitted through the  WTC2019 paper submission system at http://wtc-conference.com. The system will be automatically closed after the submission deadline.

3、The paper submission system will be open between December 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019. The deadline for paper submission is March 20, 2019. 

4、Please make sure that you use the same email for WTC2019 registration and paper submission so that the association between a paper and its author(s) can be correctly generated.

5、Each author has three options for submitting a paper: 1) Presentation Only; 2) Presentation and Inclusion in the Proceedings of WTC2019; and 3) Presentation and Recommendation for Publication in a Journal. Please be advised that a paper submitted to WTC2019 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

System Open for Full paper submission: 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 Organization:

National Railway Administration

State Post Bureau

Civil Aviation Administration of China(CAAC)    

National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC)

China Railway Corporation

China Post Group


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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