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Call for Abstracts:
Joint ITE Midwestern and Great Lakes District 2018 Annual Meeting and Exhibit


The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) along with the Midwestern and Great Lakes Districtsare pleased to invite you to submit an abstract in support of our upcoming Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes District Annual Meeting and Exhibit, August 20-23 in Minneapolis, MN. This year's theme is Inspiration. Connections. Knowledge, representing what the ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibit has become known for within the transportation profession. ITE leverages the strength of the profession's thought leaders and experts to create a program that inspires attendees, allows them to create connections, and leave with a wealth of knowledge to propel them forward both on the job and in their careers.

As with past conferences, ITE continues to seek abstracts that address the broad range of issues that underlie transportation's vital role in building vibrant, livable, and healthy communities both directly and indirectly. Program content should represent the demand for new technical skills in a world focused on building safe transportation options for all. It also should facilitate the development of "soft" skills such as how to build your career and effectively communicate. In developing your abstract we encourage you to thoughtfully consider the theme and purpose of the meeting and shape your proposed presentation appropriately. An attendee needs to come away from your presentation with immediately applicable tools and/or skills or a clear vision how what you presented will shape the future of transportation. Our abstract submission process is competitive and we are looking to build a program that reflects the theme of this conference.

How To Begin the Submissions Process:

  • Click on “Log In with ITE.” If you are a member of ITE, use your login credentials. Non-members should select “create an account.” Once you are logged in, you will be be able to submit an abstract. Note: You may initially be directed to a page asking you to review your contact information. ITE will use the information from your account to contact you regarding your submission so it is important that it is complete and correct.
  • Click on “Submit”. If you are an individual, select “propose presentation”. If you are submitting on behalf of an ITE Council or Committee, select “proposed session”.
  • If you have questions about the submission process, please email info@nritsconference.org. Questions about login credentials should be directed to Jennifer Childs at jchilds@ite.org

The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2017.


(Note: This has become a highly competitive process. A significant number of quality abstracts have been received by the established deadline over the past few years. While late submissions will be accepted, there is a decreased chance they will be included in this year's program. Please plan accordingly to submit your abstract by the deadline.)