Professional Research Opportunities And Conferences Concerning Transportation Innovation / Vehicular Engineering
for Ground Transportation with Unusual Propulsion Systems or Unusual Guideways (plus some coverage of competing more-conventional systems, and also self-driving vehicles)
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Associations and their Journals
Plug In America
“Battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles for the public to drive today.”
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“Promoting electric drive technologies and infrastructure”
Electric Drive Transportation Association
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
Go Electric Drive
Electric Drive’s Consumer Website
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Electric Auto Association
“Promoting Electric Vehicles Since 1967”
Electric Auto Association
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International Energy Agency
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme
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Electric Mobility Canada
Accelerating Electric Transportation

Events
Electric Mobility Canada
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International Maglev Board
International Maglev Board

Conferences

Energy and Environment
Reinventing Fire
“… to create a clean, prosperous, and secure … future.”
Rocky Mountain Institute
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Center for Sustainable Energy
Center for Sustainable Energy
“Accelerting the Transition to a Sustainable World Powered by Clean Energy”
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“Good Jobs, Clean Environment, Green Economy”
Blue-Green alliance

Major Engineering organizations
Society of Automotive Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE Vehicle Electrification
SAE Environmental Topics
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Transportation Research Board
Transp. Research Board
TRB Calendar of Events
Recorded Webcasts
2016 TRB Annual Meeting: Webcast Recordings
Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS)
Guide to Research in Progress (RIP) Database (.pdf 14 pp.)
IEEE
IEEE – The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE Transportation Electrification Community

Conferences and Workshops
IEEE Transp. Electriication
IEEE Veh. Tech. Soc.
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

Conferences
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society

IEEE Transp.Systems Society

Intelligent Transportation Systems
(see also IEEE ITSS above)
Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of America

Newsletter
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Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada

Events
Intel. Transp. Syst. Soc. of Canada
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ERTICO ITS Europe
ERTICO Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Europe

Events
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Intelligent Transport Systems Asia-Pacific
ITS Asia-Pacific
ITS Australia     ITS Hong Kong     ITS Japan     ITS Korea     ITS Malaysia     ITS New Zealand     ITS Singapore     ITS Taiwan     ITS Thailand

PRT / Pods Associations
Advance Transit Association
Advance Transit Association

“Leveraging advanced transit to improve mobility”
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PodCar.org

“New frontiers of mobility in the digital age.”
PodCar.org / Harris Blvd.
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PodCarCity.org
“Innovative Mobility in the Era of Automation.”

Conventional High-Speed Rail
US High-Speed-Rail Association
“21st Century Transportation for America”
BiModal Glideway (detail)


Educational & Research Institutions
U of Wash TRAC
University of Washington – TRAC
“Providing research and data about transportation for informed decisions”
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Texas A&M Transp. Inst.
“Saving Lives, Time, and Resources”
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Illinois Green Economy Network
(A Community College Partnership)
“Working Together to Grow a Greener Economy for Illinois”
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University of Michigan
UMTRI, U. of Michigan
Transportation Research Institute
Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation
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Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis
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University of California – Berkeley
“Innovative Mobility Research”
Innovative Mobility Research, UC Berkeley
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North Carolina State University
NCSU Clean Tech
NC Clean Energy Technology Center
Advancing Clean Energy for a Sustainable Economy
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University of Central Florida
A USDOT funded research center, focused on plug-in electric vehicles and the transportation network.
EVTC, U. of Cen. Florida
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Stanford University
CARS, Stanf. U.
Center for Automotive Research at Stanford

Upcoming Events
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San José State University

Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
“Creating Transportation Policy for the People”
Mineta Transp. Institute
PRT ReportAutomated Transit Networks (ATN): A Review of the State of the Industry and Prospects for the Future  (pdf  240 pp)
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Mineta Nat'l Transit Res. Cons.
Mineta National Transit Research Consortium

Events
“About page” (links to all nine member universities at bottom of page)
University Transportation Centers (UTCs handle academic research for the DoT)



Independent Contractors / Consultants
Maglev Strategies
Maglev Strategies
“On Earth and In Space”
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CoatesConsult
“Advanced Transportation Consulting”
Contact Page
E-Mail
Recommended article
List of recent papers
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PRT Consulting
PRT Consulting
“Efficient transit solutions”
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CALSTART
… dedicated to expanding and supporting a clean transportation industry …
Calstart
Sign up for emails and info.
Membership

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If you have any concerns, please give us feedback.

Incubator / Test Facility
South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center
Int'l Transp. Innov. Cen
International Transportation Innovation Center
“Innovation on Track”

Investment Opportunities
2GreenEnergy.com
Clean-Energy Investment Opportunities
2GreenEnergy

Interactive Modeling Software
COMSOL
COMSOL   Modeling and Simulation for Everyone
COMSOL MultiPhysics
“… for Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation”


Opportunities
Volpe
“National Transportation Systems Center”
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Dept. of Transportation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) is CLOSED
(Click this link and scroll down to sign up for e-mail alerts.)
DoT SBIR
DoD SBIR / STTR
Dept. of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 17.2, and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 17.B, topics are CLOSED.  The next solicitations will be available on Friday, August 25
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USAF $2 million prize for engine with turbine power piston-fuel efficiency
Air Force Prize
This might be used for Ground Vehicles, too
News article

Older DoT reports on the Future of Transportation
Obama-era reports that had been subject to public comment
Beyond Traffic 2045
Beyond Traffic 2045
Five-year Transit Research Plan


Upcoming Events

Alternate link
24<sup>th</sup> ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress
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Podcar City & Advanced Transit
Urban International Design Contest (UIDC) – Student Design Contest
Presentation must be ready by Oct. 16
Final judging in Las Vegas, NV on Nov. 10
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Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) 2017
Special Sessions
Call for Recent Results:  Full Papers due Oct. 30
Submission Page
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SAE 2017 Transmission and Driveline Symposium<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
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Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
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SAE/JSAE 2017 Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition
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LEVS – Light Electric Vehicle Summit
Contact Page   E-Mail   +32 477 36 48 16
Call for Papers:  Abstracts due Aug. 31
Submission Page
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2017 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC-India)
CONTACT:   E-Mail   91‑44‑4215 2280  Mobile: 91‑44‑2441 1904
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Transportation Research Board 97<sup>th</sup> Annual Meeting
Contact page
Exhibitor’s info
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SAE 2018 Government/ Industry Meeting
Overlaps the Washington Auto Show
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Contact Page   E-Mail   (781) 972‑5400  Fax: (781) 972‑5425
Series page
SAE 2018 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium
SAE 2018 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium
Exhibitor’s info
Technical Program
InterTraffic Amsterdam
Smart Mobility
Six Themes
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Alt. page
SAE 2018 World Congress Experience
Exhibitos’ info.
Call for Papers:  Paper offers due Sep. 1
Topics     Submission Page
Montreal Electric Vehicle Show
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CONTACT:   E-Mail   +44 1273 916 300
Electric Vehicle & Technology Expo
Exhibitor’s info
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Advanced Automotive & Industrial Battery Conference
Contact Page   E-Mail   (781) 972‑5400  Fax: (781) 972‑5425
Call for Papers will be issued in November
Series page
ITEC 2018 (International Transportation Electrification Conference)
ITEC 2018  (International Transportation Electrification Conference)
Call for Papers:  Abstracts/digests due Nov. 30
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25<sup>th</sup> ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) World Congress
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InnoTrans 2018
Exhibitors’ info.
Fraud warning

Upcoming Events
Nikola Tesla: Past, Present, Future
Nikola Tesla: Past, Present, Future

Official “Flyer”
Every Day from 10 am until 5 pm
CONTACT:   Phone:  631‑689‑5888
Hosting Museum
Museum Schedule
Map
Talk by Dr. Sebastian White (great-grandson of Stanford White)
August 27 – 2 to 4 pm
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2017 Asilomar Biennial Conference</b> – Transportation Innovation and Policy in a Fragmenting World
Contact:   Steve Kulieke   (530) 752‑2039  Mobile: (916) 717‑8614
Webinar:  Learning About and Using the Research in Progress (RiP) Database – presented by Janet Daly (right), moderated by Elaine Ferrell (left).

			<div align=right>Webinar:</b>  Learning About and Using the Research in Progress (RiP) Database – <i>presented by Janet Daly (right), moderated by Elaine Ferrell (left).</i></div>
CONTACT:   Reggie Gillum  
Mandatory Free Registration
Last year’s presentation
Primer
Guide to RiP Database (.pdf 14 pp.)
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Urban Transport 2017
CONTACT:   Stephanie Everest   44 (0) 238 029 3223  Fax: 44 (0) 238 029 2853
Call for Papers:  Submit abstracts as soon as you can.
Submission Page
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LDIA 2017 (The 11<sup>th</sup> International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications)
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SBIR Road Tour – California Tour
(Schedule page)
Registration
CONTACT:   Devora Rossi   (858) 534‑7125   (Local Sponsor)
CONTACT:   Tim Shaw   (949) 300‑9154   (Local Sponsor)
Registration
CONTACT:   Heather Felix   (310) 794‑8320   (Local Sponsor)
CONTACT:   Akash Bakshi   (510) 664‑4385   (Local Sponsor)
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SAE 2017 New Energy Vehicle Forum
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Electric Vehicle & Technology Expo<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
Contact Page   E-Mail   855‑436‑8683
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The Battery Show - The Expo for Advanced Batteries<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
Contact Page   E-Mail   855‑436‑8683
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2017 North American International Powertrain Conference </b><i>(by Invitation Only)</i>
Main Page
Contact Page
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Webinar:</b>  Volpe Webinar:  Transforming Transportation Kick-Off Event<br/><i>SPEAKER:  Jeffrey A. Rosen</i>
CONTACT:   Ellen Bell  617‑494‑2491
Mandatory Free Registration
Registration Information
Series information
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12th Annual City of Santa Monica AltCar Expo & Conference
12<sup>th</sup> Annual City of Santa Monica AltCar Expo & Conference
CONTACT:   E-Mail   310‑390‑2930
Expo free (both days)
Ride And Drive free (both days)
Professional Conference (Friday only)
(Registration)
Speakers for Public free (Saturday only)
Join Mailing List
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SBIR Road Tour – Hawaii Tour
(Schedule page)
Registration
CONTACT:   Sandy Park   (808) 539‑3794   (Local Sponsor)
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Vehicle Technology Conference (VTC) 2017-Fall
Committees
Technical Program Committee
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SAE 2017 Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Symposium
SAE 2017 Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Symposium
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11th University Transportation Center (UTC) Spotlight Conference: Rebuilding and Retrofitting the Transportation Infrastructure
11<sup>th</sup> University Transportation Center (UTC) Spotlight Conference: Rebuilding and Retrofitting the Transportation Infrastructure
Summary Page
Contact Page
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Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with next event</i></font>
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SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit<br/></b><font size=2><i>Colocated with previous event</i></font>
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EV 2017
Call for Papers
AVER (Sponsoring organization)
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30th International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition
30<sup>th</sup> International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition
Contact Page   E-Mail   +49 711 18560‑0  Fax: +49 711 18560‑2440
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SAE 2017 From ADAS to Automated Driving
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ISSE 2017 (IEEE Symposium on Systems Engineering)
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IEEE 20<sup>th</sup> International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE ITSC 2017)
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SAE 2017 International Powertrain, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting
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Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT)
Part of the Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES)
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Partial Update History
2017/04/14 — "LinkMagic" changed for "internal" hyperlinks
2017/02/14 — Rearranged "Associations"
2016/10/29 — Reformatted Upcoming Events
2016/10/20 — Removed fraudulent events from WASET
2016/10/05 — Dates in Bold when event is Current
2016/09/06 — Added links to other Event Calendars
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2015/07/29 — Added labels for Newly added Events
2015/07/22 — Added SBIR events
2015/07/03 — Added COMSOL
2015/06/06 — Links to Event Spreadsheets
2015/06/02 — New Mobile version "mgogo"
2015/04/27 — Link to Indiegogo
2015/04/15 — New block for Beyond 2045
2015/03/23 — Updated program code
2015/02/22 — Corrected bottom for Mobile Verison
2015/02/16 — Added Contact Info for Upcoming
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