International Conference on Inter-city Transportation

( ICIT )

November 5 --- 7, 2002, Beijing, China

 

Announcement

And

Call for Papers and Participation

 

 

Supporters:
   
         Society Department, China Association for Science and Technology, P. R. China

            ICT, The State Development Planning Commission of P. R. China
   
         Institute for Transport Policy Studies, Japan
   
         Japan-China Railway Conference for Promoting Mutual Friendship
   
         Japan Railway Technical Service (JARTS)
   
         American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
   
         Northern JIAOTONG University, P. R. China
           
South-West JIAOTONG University, P. R. China

Sponsors:

            China Railway Society (CRS)
   
         Chinese Society of Aeronautics & Astronautics (CSAA)
   
         China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS)

            World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS)

            Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS)

Organizer:

            China Railway Society

Cooperation:

            Scientific & Technical Information Research Institute, Ministry of Railways, P. R. China

Conference Organizing Committee:

Chairman:         Guo Lin  (President of China Railway Society)

Co-Chairman:    Zhu Yuli  (President of Chinese Society of Aeronautics & Astronautics)
   
                        Li Juchang  (President of China Highway & Transportation Society)
   
                        Prof. Nakamura Hideo (President of ITPS, Japan and Ex-President of WCTRS)

                           Prof. Werner Rothengatter (President of WCTRS)

                           Prof. Cal Primitivo (President of EASTS)

 

Secretary General:     Song Fengshu (Secretary general of CRS)

Vice Secretary General:    Sun Limin  (Vice Secretary General of CRS )

Vice Secretary General:    Xong Yongjun (President of STIRI)

 

Members:    Wang Peian  (China Railway Society)

                    LI Guoquan  (Institute for Transport Policy Studies, Japan)

                    Lin Jiabin (DSDR, Development Research Center, State Council, PRC)
   
                 Ito Makoto (Institute for Transport Policy Studies, Japan)

                    Takagi Kiyohara (JARTS, Japan)

                    Wang, Kelvin C.P. (University of Arkansas, U.S.A.)

                    Liu Gengquan (Scientific & Technical Information Research Institute)
   
                 Xie Qiang (South-West JIAOTONG University, P. R. China)

                    Han Baoming (Northern JIAOTONG University, P. R. China)

 

International Scientific Committee:
Chairman: Shen Zhiyun (Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering; Professor of South-West JIAOTONG University)
Co-Chairman:  Morichi Shigeru (University of Tokyo, Japan and EASTS)

 

Domestic members:
    Qian Qingquan (Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering; Professor of South-West JIAOTONG University)
    Lin Jiabin (Senior Research Fellow, Deputy Director of the DSDR, DRC, State Council P. R. China)
    Yang Shengfu (Senior Engineer, Vice Chairman of Expert Committee, Ministry of Communications of PRC; Vice Chairman of CHTS)
    Feng Maorun (Chief Engineer, Vice Chairman of Expert Committee, Ministry of Communications of PRC; Vice Chairman of CHTS)
    Dong Yan (Director, Researcher, Institute of Comprehensive Transportation, The State Development Planning Commission of P.R.China)

   
Shen Qingyan  (Professor of Northern JIAOTONG University, P. R. China)

Yang Zhaoxia  (Professor of Northern JIAOTONG University, P. R. China)

Qian Lixin  (Researcher, China Academy of Railway Sciences)

He Bangmo  (Researcher, China Academy of Railway Sciences)

Hao Ying    ( Professor of South-West JIAOTONG University, P. R. China)
 
CSAA will recommend another two experts.

Oversea members
   
Dr. Okada Hiroshi (JARTS, Japan)

    Dr. HAYASHI Yoshitsugu (Nagoya University,Japan & Editor of Official Journal of WCTRS

    Dr. IEDA Hitoshi (University of Tokyo, Japan)

    Dr. CHISHAKI Takeshi (Kyushu University,Japan)
    Dr. YAI tetsuo ( Tokyo Institute of Technology,Japan)
    Dr. INAMURA Hajime (Tohoku University,Japan)

     Dr. AOYAMA Yoshitaka (Kyoto University,Japan)

    Dr. LI Guoquan ( Institute for Transport Policy Studies, Japan)

    Dr. Yves Crozet (University of Lyon 2, France)

    Dr. Michel Savy (University Paris Val de Marne, France)

    Dr. Vukan R. Vuchic,( University of Pennsylvania, USA)

    Dr. S. Mitric (the World Bank, USA)

    Dr. E. Bruun (Consultant, USA)

    Dr. J. Pucher ( Rutgers University, USA)

    Dr. KIKUCHI Shinya (University of Delaware, USA)

    Dr. Chris Nash (University of Leeds, UK)

    Dr. Roger Wickerman (University of Kent, UK)

    Dr. John A. BLACK (University of New South Wales, Australia)

    Dr. Michael A. P. TAYLOR ( University of South Australia, Australia)

    Dr. Tae H. Oum (the University of British Columbia, Canada)

 

Background & Objective:

Following the coming of the new century, the procession of urbanization in the world speeds up increasingly. China is a developing country and the cities are growing fast both in quantities and scales, and as a result the issues of Inter-city transportation are more and more prominent to which the government and social board attach importance. It is one of the main topics we are facing to develop Inter-city transportation systems quickly and economically according to the real demand of social economic development with the reference of international advanced experience. 

 

Inter-city transportation is also a tremendous potential market in which railways, highways and air transportation systems are all facing new challenges and infinity market opportunities.

 

In the period of this conference, many issues related with Inter-city transportation will be discussed, for instance, Infrastructure planning concerning transport; Economical evaluation of project; Choices and applications of new technology; Comparative analysis of alternative transport means; Management of transportation enterprises; Sustainable effect of state policies on the field of transportation developments. Besides, keynote lecturers will be invited for plenary sessions and the panel discussions or round-table meetings will also be organized to focus on the relationship between transportation and social economic developments, globalization and transport services.

 

This conference aims to set up a stage for the researchers, experts, professionals, government officials, policy makers, managers and educators related with transportation from all over the world to exchange ideas and experience. And each kind of viewpoint, experience and discussion from the conference will become important reference for supporting decision-making in choosing and evaluating transport modes and construction projects, as well as adopting new technology. 

 

Topics:

 The topics of conference are proposed as follows:

     1). Infrastructure Planning of Inter-city Transportation and Construction Project

     2). Social-Economical Evaluation and Effectiveness

     3). Transport Policy, Environment and Energy, Sustainability

     4). Safety of Transport System and prevention of accidents

     5). Speed-up and Improvement of Inter-city Transportation

     6). Maintenance Technology

     7). Issues of Service Improvement in Transport system

     8). Application of New Technologies and Issues of Transportation

     9). Development and Practice of New Transport System

    10). Issues of Transportation in Developing Countries

    11). Operation and Management of Transportation

    12). Logistics & Freight Transportation

    13). Issues of Monopoly and Competition in the Field of Inter-city Transportation

    14). Future Demand Analysis of Inter-city Transportation (Passengers and Freights)

 

The topics are not limited as mentioned above. Papers from researchers, experts, professionals, government officials, policy makers, managers and educators, as well as engineers, planners, sociologists, geographers, clients etc., dealing with the transport are welcome. And they are encouraged to find a topic related with transportation by themselves.

 

Conference Language

The official language of Conference in oral and written presentation will be English.

 

Deadlines

Submissions of Abstracts:                                       July     1,  2002.

Acceptance of Abstracts by the Conference:      Aug.   1,  2002.

Submission of final papers:                                     Sept. 20, 2002.

 (The papers overdue can be exchanged during the conference, but the papers collection printed cannot be guaranteed.)

All invited and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings .

 

Abstracts of no more than 300 words and final papers should be sent to

              Office-Secretary of ICIT in CRS Mr. Liu Gengquan

  2 Daliushu Road, Xizhimenwai,100081, Beijing, China

    Scientific & Technical Information Research Institute, Ministry of Railway

 Tel+86-10-51849172+86-10-51849129+86-10-62245022

 Fax+86-10-51849172

             E-mail: icit@crs.sina.net 

Abstracts of no more than 300 words and final papers should include the detail address, phone and fax Number and email address of authors