ICTPA’s annual conference has been recognized as the leading platform for information exchange, networking opportunities and business development. It also promotes local members' communications and activities, with the host cities chosen alternately from North America and Asia. In the past years, ICTPA has hosted conferences in Washington DC, Kansas City, New York, San Francisco, Taipei, Hong Kong, Macau, Los Angeles, Beijing, Nanjing, New Jersey, Tainan, Chongqing and Tampa and Hsinchu, Houston, Guangzhou, etc. We've held a successful conference in San Jose, California, in 2019.
After pandemic, our in-person conference is coming back. We will host this year's conference in Taichung, Taiwan and we invite you to join us!
First established in the USA as the North American Transportation Professionals Association in 1987, the International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association (ICTPA) is a nonprofit organization.
ICTPA's mission is to promote the professional development of members by fostering fellowship and cooperation among its members and by maintaining a central point of reference and deliberation.
In an effort to promote local activities, ICTPA has established seven chapters around the United States and Asia Pacific areas, including Southern California Chapter (SCC), Northern California Chapter (NCC), Washington, DC Chapter, Northeastern United States Chapters and Texas Chapter and Hong Kong chapter.
Each chapter has its own president and board of directors, regular meetings and activities.
Southern CA Chapter
Northern CA Chapter
Washington D.C. Chapter
Hong Kong Chapter
The 14th Asia Pacific Transportation Development Conference and The 35th ICTPA Annual Conference
Post-Pandemic Transportation Challenges
May 27-29, 2023, Taichung, Taiwan
CALL FOR ABSTRACT
The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed the whole transportation sector dramatically.
From public transport to private vehicles, from aviation to surface transportation, even logistics and food delivery sectors, all are facing drastic changes.
Unfortunately, the Joint Asia Pacific Transportation Development Conference and ICPTA Annual Conference was suspended or forced to go virtual for the past three years. With the end of the pandemic in sight, we are excited to announce that our in-person conference is coming back, and we welcome all topics related to post-pandemic transportation in your area, region, and country. We look forward to seeing you in Taiwan on May 27, 2023.
March 15: Conference Registration Begins
March 31: Abstract Submission Deadline
April 15: Abstract Acceptance Notification
April 30: Full Paper Submission (for those who would like to submit paper to WCTRS 2023)
Afternoon: Golf Tournament
Evening: Welcome Reception
Morning: Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speeches
Afternoon: Parallel Sessions
Evening: Gala Dinner
Morning and Afternoon: Parallel Sessions
Evening: Farewell Party
Morning: Technical Tours to Taichung MRT and RMQ Airport
Afternoon: Post Conference Tour to Sun Moon Lake
Full paper submission:
Submitted to ICTPA2023@gmail. com
If you have difficulty submitting your abstract through the link, you can send your abstract with the author's name, affiliation, and contact information to "ICTPA2023@gmail com". We encourage full paper submissions. Selected papers will be included in WCTRS Society 2023 Conference ICTPA Special Session to be held in Montreal, Canada, from July 17-21, 2023. ICTPA is now the formal International partner of WCTRS.
For those who need visa services to Taiwan:
US passport holders: No visa required.
PRC passport with US PR, I-20, H1B, OPT: Apply your visa in the TECO of the following cities: DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Housion, Miam, Seattle, Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Honolulu.
Hong Kong & Macau Residents: Apply Entry Permit Online.
PRC Citizen in China: Please contact Prof. Shon through firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is free but sponsorship is welcome! Please contact Prof. Shon through email@example.com. Many thanks for the following organizations' support and sponsorship:
Tainan University of Technology
National Chung Hsing University
Feng Chia University
CTBC Business School
China Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Taiwan Railway Economy Development Association
Taiwan Railways Tourism Association
More detailed program will be available in April.
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International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association