Call for papers

The 2019 annual flagship conference of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society will be held in Auckland, New Zealand. This conference welcomes papers and presentations in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems, dealing with new developments in theory, analysis, simulation and modelling, experimentation, demonstration, case studies, field operational tests and deployments. ITSC 2019 particularly invites and encourages prospective authors to share their work, findings, perspectives and developments as related to implementation and deployment of advanced ITS applications.

Original contributions and workshop proposals are solicited in all areas pertinent to Intelligent Transportation Systems. All presented papers will be published by the IEEE and included in IEEE Xplore.

Important Dates (firm final deadlines, no further extensions)

  • Special Session Proposals: 31 January 2019
  • Submisson Site Open: 20 February 2019
  • Special Session Papers: 31 March 18 April 2019
  • Regular Papers: 31 March 18 April 2019
  • Workshop & Tutorial Proposals: 31 March 18 April 2019
  • Panel Session Proposals: 30 April 2019
  • Acceptance Notification (all types): 30 June 2019
  • Early Bird Registration: 10 July 15 July 2019
  • Final Paper Submission (all types): 15 July 17 July 2019
  • Workshops & Tutorials: 27 October 2019
  • Conference: 28 – 30 October 2019

Journal and magazine publication of selected papers

Selected papers of exceptional quality will be invited for submission to special issues of the IEEE Transactions on ITS, or the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles or the IEEE ITS Magazine. Authors will be asked to revise their papers in line with the IEEE Publication Policy.

Topics - The technical areas include but are not limited to:

  • Air, Road, Rail and Waterways Transportation Network and Systems
  • Big Data and Naturalistic Datasets
  • Co-operative Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS)
  • Deep Learning
  • Emergency Management
  • Field Trials, Tests and Deployment
  • Fleet Management
  • Human Factors and Travel Behaviour
  • Intelligent Vehicles
  • Interconnected Vehicles and Transportation Systems
  • Interoperable Multi-modal Transportation Networks and Systems
  • Logistics
  • Modelling, Control and Simulation Algorithms and Techniques
  • Management of Exceptional Events: Incidents and Evacuation
  • Multimodal Transportation Networks and Systems
  • Products & Services
  • Security, Privacy and Safety Systems
  • Sensors, Detectors and Actuators
  • Smart Mobility
  • Traffic Control and Management

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Leadership team

Advisors to general chair

Christoph Stiller, Germany

Matthew Barth, USA

Miguel Angel Sotelo, Spain

Petros Ioannou, USA

Wei-Bin Zhang, USA

General chair

Ljubo Vlacic, Australia

Program Co-chairs

David Fernández Llorca, Spain

Seung-Hyun Kong, South Korea

Jorge Villagrá, Spain


Ahmed Hussein, Germany

Special Sessions Chair

Cristina Olaverri Monreal, Austria

Industry Engagement Co-Chairs

Meng Lu, Netherland

Vicente Milanes, France

Workshops & Tutorials Co-Chairs

Eduardo Nebot, Australia

Joshué Perez, Spain

Publication Co-Chairs

Qiaobo Qu, Sweden

Wei Liu, Australia

Registration Co-Chairs

Fernando Garcia Fernandez, Spain

Ahmed Hussein, Germany

Local Co-Chairs

Peter Chong, New Zealand

Mehdi Keyvan-Ekbatani, New Zealand

Social Media Chair

Mostafa Osman, Canada