15-17 October 2018, Lisbon, Portugal          contact:

ITST 2018 intends to be the forum where academia and industry present, discuss and share the recent advances of telecommunications and its impact on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Plenary sessions, invited talks, thematic workshops, demonstrations and panel discussions will be part of an amazing experience, in the vibrant and newly rediscovered city of Lisbon.


Important Dates:

–          Regular paper:   submission: 1 February 2018

notification of acceptance: 1 May 2018

camera ready version due: 1 June 2018

–          Demo abstracts: paper submission: 1 June 2018

notification of acceptance: 22 June

camera ready version due: 15 July 2018


Conference topics:

Contributions are expected to address one of the following areas:

–          Autonomous vehicles

–          Road communications, including soft-modes

–          Maritime communications

–          Communications for railway systems, including positioning systems

–          Aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles communications

–          Communication systems for multimode transport systems

–          Emergency communications

The topics cover, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

*** Radio networks:

–     resource allocation and management

–     interference management

–     propagation models

–     antennas

–     electromagnetic compatibility

–     deployment challenges

–     performance evaluation

–     satellite and cellular positioning

–     safety and security of wireless system

*** Vehicle communications:

–     in-vehicle communications

–     vehicle-to-vehicle

–     vehicle-to-infrastructure communication

–     vehicle-to-Internet communications

–     vehicle-to-vulnerable road users communication

–     roadside infrastructure and core network

–     electric vehicle-to-Grid communication

*** Network architectures:

–     communication architecture

–     software-defined vehicular network

–     cloud-based vehicular network

–     fog and roadside computing

–     VANET

–     DTNs

–     network architecture for multimodal communications

–     performance evaluation

*** Protocols:

–     MAC/Link layer protocols

–     routing protocols

–     IP mobility

–     location services and protocols

–     transport protocols

–     data dissemination protocols

–     multimedia transmission protocols

–     security protocols

–     cross layer protocols

*** Cooperative applications/services:

–     autonomous driving application

–     safety and traffic management applications

–     freight distributions applications

–     green ITS applications (soft-modes, shared mobility and electric mobility)

–     multimodal applications

–     emergency management applications

–     other type of applications

*** Standards, technologies and testbeds:

–     performance evaluation of access technologies

–     performance evaluation of positioning technologies

–     open issues on standards

–     lessons learned from real testbeds

–     challenges of large scale networks

–     protocol conformance testing

–     interoperability testing and quality assessment


Submission procedure:

Authors are invited to submit regular papers (7 pages) or demo abstracts (2 pages), describing original, previously unpublished research or demos, not currently under review by another conference or journal. The submission is done using the Easy Chair system. All accepted papers are expected to be included in IEEE Xplore and will be indexed by EI. Awards will be given to the best paper, the best student paper and the best demo.


Organizing comittee:

General chairs: Teresa Vazão (PT), Fernando Mira da Silva (PT)

TPC chairs: Alexey Vinel (SE), Marion Berbineau (FR), Paulo Pereira (PT)

Invited session chair: Luis Correia (PT)

Publicity chairs: Antonio Grilo (PT), Barbara Masini (IT), Ke Guan (CN), Jacek Rak (PL)

Local chairs: Laércio Cruvínel (PT), Ricardo Pereira (PT), Rui Cruz (PT)