Important Announcement

Postponement Announcement for CICTP 2020-21

After careful considerations in light of the globally continuous development of the COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the CICTP 2020-21 until December 16-19, 2021. Our decision is aimed to ensure our audiences, partners, and staffs in a safe environment, while providing an exciting opportunity of reuniting our international audiences and friends together.

We remain excited to host you later this year and will get back to you with more information on this event in the coming days. Your registration will automatically be applied to the rescheduled event. The latest information will always be available at our conference website.

We look forward to hosting you on December 16-19, 2021 in Xi’an, China. Until then, stay safe and healthy!

Postponement Announcement

CICTP 2020-21 Conference Organizing Committee

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Established in 1996, Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA, formerly NACOTA) is a non-profit professional organization that aims at promoting and facilitating communications among transportation professionals worldwide and their counterparts in China. COTA has more than 1000 members and friends worldwide and the number is growing.

As the flagship event of COTA, COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP) is a leading international academic conference that serves as the premier gathering of transportation professionals worldwide who are interested in contributing to or gaining a profound understanding of transportation development in China.

CICTP 2023

The 23rd joint COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP 2023) will be held July 14-17, 2023, in Beijing, China, jointly organized by Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT). As the hosts and organizers of CICTP 2023, COTA and BJUT are pleased to invite submissions of innovative research and practice from both researchers and practitioners.

The CICTP2023 conference will encompass a series of technical sessions, plenary sessions, panel sessions, and special forums, including the World Bank Forum, the Dean's Forum, and COTA Career Development Forum for Young Scholars and Students and Transportation Studies Forum for International Students in China.

Important Date

Abstract Submission Deadline

Last day for abstract submission

Abstract Acceptance Notification

Notification for abstract acceptance

Full Paper Submission Deadline

Last day for full paper submission

Full Paper Acceptance Notification

Notification for full paper submission


Revised Paper Submission Deadline

Last day for revised paper submission

Conference Date

Conference will take place July 14 through July 17, 2023