National Traffic & Transport Conference, Perth, 24-27 July 2018


Now is the time to submit your Paper for the 2018 AITPM Conference in Perth!

The ‘Call for Abstracts’ for the 2018 AITPM National Traffic and Transport Conference has begun.

The 2018 AITPM Conference will be held in Perth at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.  The conference will open with a Welcome Reception on the evening of Tuesday 24 July; the main conference will take place on Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 July, followed by workshops/forums held on Friday 27 July.

Papers should be submitted to one of the three conference streams: Traffic Engineering and Road Safety, Transport Planning, and Transport and Land Use Modelling. Within these streams, papers should identify their key areas of interest, for example:

Traffic Engineering, Traffic Management and Road Safety Transport Planning Transport and Land Use Modelling
  • Wayfinding Signage
  • Parking Infrastructure
  • Human-centred design
  • Aviation
  • Healthy Streets
  • Safe Systems
  • Freight Management
  • Data-led design
  • Innovation
  • Behaviour Change
  • Travel Demand Management
  • Parking Policy
  • Smart Cities
  • Mobility as a Service
  • Active Transport Initiatives
  • Shared Economy
  • Multi-modal Modelling
  • Public Transport Optimisation
  • Freight Logistics
  • Land-Use/Transport Integration
  • Data Visualisation
  • Cutting-edge Techniques
  • Pedestrian and Cycling Demand Forecasting

Note: Multiple areas of interested may be nominated for a single paper

Submissions should be completed online using the form available below.

Abstract submission process

  • Abstracts must be submitted as a written submission and/or video using the online form (including headshot) by Thursday 16 November 2017
  • Applicants will be informed whether or not their abstract has been accepted by Wednesday 17 January 2018
  • Successful applicants will be invited to prepare their paper and PowerPoint presentation (following specified formatting guidelines) and submit for review by no later than Saturday 31 March 2018
  • Each paper and presentation will be reviewed by members of the Selection Panel who will determine whether the paper and presentation should be accepted, revised or rejected
  • Applicants will then be advised of the reviewers’ decisions and any revisions that may be required by Thursday 31 May 2018
  • Final presentations and papers must be submitted by Saturday 30 June 2018
  • Where an accepted paper has multiple authors, at least one of the authors must be present at the conference
  • Presenters are eligible for a discounted registration rate, but are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and expenses

Submissions must be received by 5.00pm on Thursday 16th November 2017. 


For the first time, you may choose to submit your abstract in the form of a short video. Creativity is encouraged; you might choose to introduce yourself and provide some background to your topic or you might choose to submit a past video of you presenting with passion, to accompany a written description of your topic. It’s up to you. Video quality will not impact your submission, so feel free to use your phone or other recording device.

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