2019 ITS America Annual Meeting

Call for Papers and Session Submissions

Theme

Intelligent Mobility: Safer. Greener. Smarter

ITS America’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. will highlight seamless mobility around the movement of people, data and freight. Innovative business models can flourish in the new age of mobility - be a part of the conversation that will shape an environment for safe deployment of connected and automated mobility.

Program Topics

Mobility is no longer just about cars, but about human beings. Buses, trains, bicycles and scooters, shared services, and even walking are how we get to our destinations. What may the future bring? Flying taxis, the Hyperloop… the sky isn’t even the limit.

We’re computing on the edge. Our privacy and security are of utmost importance in a connected and automated world. Data collected from vehicles and infrastructure technologies provide important insights on how best to improve safety, reduce congestion, and enhance transportation options for those traveling on our nation’s roads.

How do you move the economy of the 21st century? People want their goods and services quickly. With help from an enhanced version of our workforce, and automated and driver-assisted technologies - and even drones - a new and connected freight system will reduce accidents, delays, congestion, and increase fuel efficiency.

Detailed Sessions to Include:

  • Workforce Development
  • Data Sharing/Privacy
  • IOT, Connectivity
  • AI/Automation
  • Security
  • Technology & Liability
  • Accessibility & Equity
  • Electrification & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Research
  • Smart Communities
  • Smart Freight
  • Mobility on Demand
  • Shared Mobility
  • Infrastructure Funding
  • Traffic Operations
  • Connected & Automated Mobility

Paper Submission

The ITS America Annual Meeting is a major forum for academic and scientific excellence in the ITS industry. Our technical program is a chance for academics, researchers, and innovators to share their research and recent findings with high level public and private industry leaders, ITS America members, and fellow technical experts.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is now accepting papers for the ITS America Annual Meeting, taking place June 4-7, 2019 in Washington, DC. This year, we are looking for high-quality papers for the Annual Meeting’s technical program to narrate our theme, “Intelligent Mobility: Safer. Greener. Smarter”. Papers should be related to one of the three main program topics listed above.

Who Should Submit A Paper?

If you or someone in your company, university, or organization has recently undertaken research on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) related to one of these topics, the Annual Meeting Program Committee formally invites you to submit your findings. Authors of accepted papers (or their assigned speaker), will present findings in a session titled and organized by ITS America’s program committee, and moderated by a moderator appointed by ITS America organizers.

Only high-quality papers will be accepted due to a limited number of paper sessions. If your Paper is accepted, you will:

  • Participate in one of the most highly regarded events in the transportation industry;
  • Build your reputation and your organization’s status as an information resource within the ITS industry;
  • Have your paper published in the online proceedings following the meeting, making your findings available to the ITS Community;
  • Add value to the knowledge-base of other transportation, technology, and business professionals;
  • Receive a reduced registration fee to attend the ITS America Annual Meeting and Exposition (speakers only)

Papers will be reviewed by ITS America member volunteers who will look for quality, relevance, and significance of the findings. Papers of a predominantly commercial nature will not be accepted.

For more detailed information on submissions, see the Official Guidelines and the Formatting Instructions or click to expand the button below. Please check https://www.itsamerica2019.org/ for updates related to the overall ITS America 2019 Washington D.C. program.

Guidelines for Paper Submission:

Sessions are typically 75 minutes and will include 3 – 4 paper presentations with similar or related subject matter. Each session allows for speakers to present for approximately 12 – 15 minutes, followed by time for audience questions. Papers should address technical subjects as well as the institutional, policy, business and economic aspects of ITS. All papers must be original and report on recent, significant and substantive achievements.

Papers will be reviewed by a peer panel that will consider quality, topic relevance, and significance of the findings. Final acceptance will be based on the panel reviews and limited by the number of papers that can be accommodated in the program.

  • Authors may submit up to (3) three papers.
  • The deadline for submitting papers is Friday, March 1, 2019. Papers will NOT be accepted after this date. This deadline will not be extended.
  • Draft papers, PowerPoint presentations, or abstracts will not be considered.
  • Papers must be submitted as final, be at least six (6) pages and no longer than ten (10) pages single spaced.
  • Graphics are encouraged to enhance the presentation of the technical material.
  • To help us organize your paper into a session, please accurately specify the topic area that best describes the subject of your paper.
  • Paper titles must be entered in Title Case. Please do not enter your title in UPPER CASE.
  • Papers may have up to five listed authors. By default, the first author entered will automatically be listed as the presenting author. After you have added all of the paper authors, please choose the correct author that will be presenting by clicking the radio button next to their name. Please capitalize only the first letter of author First and Last name. Do not use UPPER CASE.
  • Note: only the designated presenter will be able to register at the reduced speaker rate. There are no exceptions.
  • Papers must be submitted by March 1, 2019. This deadline will not be extended.
  • Once you have successfully submitted your paper or presentation online, you will receive confirmation.

Begin a Paper Submission:

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING DATA

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING FREIGHT

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING PEOPLE

Session Proposals

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is now accepting session proposals for the ITS America Annual Meeting, taking place June 4-7, 2019 in Washington, DC. This year, we are looking for high-quality session proposals for the Annual Meeting’s technical program to narrate our theme, “Intelligent Mobility: Safer. Greener. Smarter”. Session proposals should be related to one of the three main program topics listed above.

Have a great idea for a session that fits into the theme of Intelligent Mobility: Safer. Greener. Smarter? We want to hear from thought leaders who have identified a critical session topic that will advance the themes of this conference and ITS development and deployment. Submitters must be prepared to organize such a session, including securing a moderator and speakers to fulfill the session. Session proposals must be received by March 1, 2019 and will be evaluated based on how they fit into the Session Topic you designate. Please note that due to limited session times, only the highest quality sessions can be accepted.

Visit https://www.itsamerica2019.org/ for updates related to the overall program.

Guidelines for Session Suggestion:

Organizer Responsibilities: Session organizers are expected to inform the speakers and moderators of the submission, confirm the willingness and ability of the proposed moderator and all speakers to participate in the session, and ensure speakers and moderators understand they will have to register for the conference to participate in the session. Organizers are also expected to support ITS America during the planning of the conference by communicating as needed with the moderator and speakers prior to the conference to gather information about the speakers, and share communications from ITS America about the conference.

Note: Organizers may also serve as a speaker and/or moderator in the proposed session.

Sessions are 75 minutes each, and each submitter may submit up to 3 proposals. Please follow these guidelines when submitting:

  • Provide a 12 word or less session title. Use Leading Caps in the title, do not use all UPPER CASE.
  • Describe your session proposal in 400 words or less.
  • Select the format of the session when you submit (panel discussion format, or individual speaker presentations.)
  • Identify and provide contact information for:
  • The session organizer (normally the person who submits the session) (minimum 1/maximum 2)
  • Suggested speakers (minimum 3/maximum 5)
  • Suggested One moderator

Begin a Session Suggestion:

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING DATA

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING FREIGHT

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY: MOVING PEOPLE

Technical Support

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