The conference is an initiative of the World Conference on Transport Research Society.
The aims of the conference are to bring together experts in all areas of transport research from all parts of the world and to stimulate the exchange of ideas in the field of transport policy and practice.
The conference covers the following topic areas:
The 16th World Conference on Transport Research will be held on-site at the Palais des congrès in Montreal, Canada, from 17 to 21 July 2023.
The Palais des congrès (convention centre) is located at the heart of downtown Montreal and there are plenty of accommodation options all around the site. The Palais is also connected to the Montreal subway (Place d'Armes station) system.
Please visit our Submissions section for the Call of Papers and more information on the submission process.
Please refer to the PDF version of the call for papers for more information on the topics of the conference.
The deadline for the submission of full papers is October 15th, 2022.
There is also an opportunity for young researchers! Please refer to the WCTRS-Y call for papers.
Submissions for regular tracks must be made through Easychair. Please log in or create an Easychair account and click on this page: EasyChair WCTR 2023. Select "make a new submission" to access the submission page and the instructions.
Here are some instructions that can be found on the EasyChair page.
Paper must be submitted in PDF format, using the templates that
are provided :
either click on the link "Submission templates" at the upper right of the EasyChair submission page, or
click here to access Microsoft Word template files,
click here to access LateX template files,
or click here to see a sample PDF file.
Papers must be a maximum of 20 pages.
WCTRS publishes select papers in Elsevier Transport Research Procedia and special issues of many reputed journals. The list of planned special issues will be published on this website. Your submission must be made using the Proceedia model, but additional instruction may follow if your paper is recommended for the special issue of another journal. You must use the template even though you do not wish to publish your work via WCTR. Your paper must not have been presented or published elsewhere.
The cost of registration to the conference will vary around 500-850 USD (early rate), depending of your country of origin and the date of registration. This includes the WCTRS membership fees for 3 years, attendance to sessions, midday lunches and coffee break.
1) Author information. Provide information for all authors of the paper, and identify the presenter and the corresponding author.
2) Title and Abstract. Enter the title and a short abstract of your paper.
3) Keywords. Give at least 3 keywords that describe the content of your paper.
4) Topics. Provide a WCTR topic for your paper (to facilitate the reviewing process). You can visit the WCTRS website to know more about the special interest groups at https://wctrs-society.com/special-interest-groups/.
5) Other Information and Files
You are asked to write at least 3 highlights sentences for your paper. Highlights are very valuable to facilitate the review process.
You are asked if you want your paper to be considered for the publication process. If not, the paper will be reviewed for presentation, but will not be published via WCTR.
At the end, upload your paper in PDF format.
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