13th ITS Asia Pacific Forum
Call for Papers 

Submissions Close: Friday 13 September 2013 Wednesday 30th October 2013

 

The Forum Organising Committee invites you to submit abstracts outlining proposals for papers at the 2014 ITS Asia Pacific Forum. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Forum Organising Committee.

Accepted speakers will be eligible to attend at a discounted speaker rate. Full-time students can present/publish their paper at a student rate.

Abstract Preparation Guidelines

Enter your abstract by typing into the box provided in the Submission form. Please note that the maximum word count is 200 words.

General Information

  •      Abstracts must be submitted in English only
  •      Abstracts are to be submitted in the text box provided
  •      Abstracts must be no more than 200 words in size 10pt Arial font, left aligned and single line spacing
  •      Do not insert photographs, tables or diagrams in the text box
  •      Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar

You will be required to:

  •      Provide details of the proposed abstract including theme, paper title , authors, and contact details
  •      Type the authors biography (Maximum 100 words each)

Please Note

  •      Once you have submitted your abstract you will receive confirmation of your submission via email
  •      Successful authors will be notified by 15 November 2013
  •      All presenters of accepted papers will be eligible for the discounted ’Speaker’ Conference registration fee
  •      Student presenters of accepted papers will be enrolled at the student rate

Topics

In keeping with this core vision we are proposing a conference theme and programme that will highlight our achievements in five key areas:

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Safety - the role of technology in improving transport safety, including smart transport such as connected vehicles 

Choices - encouraging discussion, promoting cooperation, and ensuring productive relationships and the dissemination of information.

Opportunities - identifying and optimising future opportunities

Results - celebration and sharing of positive results, whilst using all results as a learning platform

Efficiencies - ensuring value for money from transport investments

The theme for the technical sessions are:

  •      Funding - alternative methodologies for revenue collection, e.g. tolling and the variety of
  •      Technologies involved in this and commercial model for data/information distribution.
  •      Value for money – Doing more for less and make the best use of infrastructure through efficiencies.
  •      Multi-Modal Traveller Information – Information that empowers transport users to make intelligent choices.
  •      Future Technologies, Services and Innovations – Devoted to exhibitors and sponsors to present their latest products, research, services and innovations.
  •      Safer Journey - reducing deaths and injuries is a shared responsibility that will require improvements across all facets of transport – driver behaviour, vehicles, and roads.

Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

Authors will be required to disclose any conflict of interest including affiliations with sponsoring companies within the body of their abstract. Disclosures will be included in the Conference Abstract Book. The presenting author is responsible for this information.