||October 28, 2011|
||2012 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference|
Call for Papers
The American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2012 Bus & Paratransit Conference & International Bus Roadeo will be held May 4 - 8 at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel and Hilton Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, CA. This conference is designed to enhance the technical skills and increase the effectiveness of today’s bus and paratransit workforce. APTA is pleased to invite its members to submit half-page abstracts by November 28, 2011, within the technical and educational routes below tailored to meet the needs of the transit industry:
- A - Accessibility
- B - General Management/Business Practices
- C- Maintenance/Operations
- D- Marketing/Communications
- E- Planning
- F- Procurement
- G- Safety and Security
- H- Technology
- I- Workforce Development
To submit abstracts and review the session descriptions, please visit http://www.apta.com/mc/bus/. By submitting an abstract (of no more than 2000 characters), authors are proposing to prepare a paper of about ten pages in length for the conference proceedings. For questions or assistance with the online submission process, please contact David Bruening at email@example.com or (202) 496-4825.
|November 28, 2011
||Abstracts due to APTA |
|January 20, 2012
||Author notification |
|March 9, 2012
||Papers due to APTA |
|April 30, 2012
||Conference proceedings available online |
You are encouraged to share your professional expertise with transit industry peers and showcase your projects.
If you have questions or want more information about the bus & paratransit conference call for papers process, please contact Cheryl Pyatt of APTA’s Program Management and Educational Services Department at (202) 496-4875 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The call for papers and the opportunity for one’s work to be included in the bus conference proceedings are member services, i.e., available only for APTA members, all authors must be members of the American Public Transportation Association or a Federal partner such as the Federal Transit Administration or Federal Railroad Administration. If your organization is an APTA member, its employees are automatically APTA members. For information about joining APTA, you are invited to contact Helene Brett of APTA’s Member Services Department at (202) 496-4837 or e-mail email@example.com.
We look forward to your participation and learning more about your work.