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 Call for Papers/Presentations

Please note that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2012 conference has passed.

TransITech Call for Presentations

Presentations will be limited to 15 to 20 minutes, and similar topics will be grouped together for one to two-hour sessions. Submittals are encouraged for both presentations and roundtable discussions on the proposed session topics in the list below.

Fare Collection Call for Papers

You are encouraged to share your professional expertise with transit industry peers and showcase your projects.  By submitting an abstract, authors will be expected to act as a moderator or presenter and invite qualified panelist for their session.

Submit Your Abstract

Guidelines for Abstracts

Below are guidelines that will help you with your submission.

  • Submitters and all authors/presenters must be members of APTA
  • Your abstract must relate to the session topic you select.
  • Abstracts must be no more than 2000 characters (about a half page in length).
  • Submitters must adhere to the Friday, December 23 deadline.

Planning Schedule

  • Abstracts due to APTA – December 23, 2011
  • Author Notifications – January 20, 2012
  • Presentations Available – April 30, 2012

Submit Your Abstract

Contact APTA/Questions

The following APTA staff is available to answer any of your questions:

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