Please find below an invitation to participation in the XX Pan-American Conference on Traffic, Transportation Engineering and Logistics - PANAM 2018. 


Jeff Wojtowicz

Invitación PANAM 2018

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Invitation to participate in the
XX Pan-American Conference on Traffic,
Transportation Engineering and Logistics
-PANAM 2018-



September 26th-28th 2018. Intercontinental Hotel. Medellín, Colombia.
Deadline for abstract submission: March 18th, 2018.


National University of Colombia at Medellín, invites you to participate in the XX Pan - American Conference on Traffic, Transportation Engineering and Logistics (PANAM 2018) that will take place at the beautiful and innovative city of Medellín, Colombia from September 26th to 28th, 2018. PANAM is the most important and prestigious Latin American research conference, held every two years since its creation in 1980. Hundreds of experienced researchers, decision makers and professionals in the fields of transportation assist regularly, including also transportation secretaries, ministers and ex ministers from Latin American countries. Participation in PANAM 2018 will give you the change to create a direct contact with experts and researchers from North, Central and South America, as well as from the Iberian Peninsula, creating a vast network of contacts and ideas sharing.


The authors will have the opportunity to submit documents for presentation and publication at PANAM 2018 and also the option of only presenting case-study work, by sending one abstract. After the abstracts selection process, the process for acceptance of paper-type documents will take place for PANAM 2018, this could be for poster or conference presentation. After the event, the papers will be classified and some will be considered for publishing submission at: Transportation Research Part A, Promet Traffic and Transportation, Ingeniería de Transporte, e Ingeniería y Desarrollo.


The accepted case-study presentation abstracts will require the submission of a slides presentation in the deadline indicated below.


Next, you will be able to see key deadlines, thematic areas, call for abstract submissions and registration fees.


We hope to see you at PANAM 2018 at Medellín.




Organizing Committee.



Key Dates:

  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 18th, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts: April 1st, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of papers: April 29th, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance without or with changes/rejection of papers: June 24th, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of final papers: July 15th, 2018
  • Deadline for case-study submission: July 15th, 2018
  • Pre-Event (Seminars): September 25th, 2018.
  • PANAM 2018 Conference: September 26th to 28th, 2018


Thematic Areas
PANAM 2018 will accept submitted research relevant for Latin American Transportation, the initial list includes:


  • Economy and transportation planning
  • Transportation and private concession financing
  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Traffic engineering
  • Freight transportation and logistics
  • Network equilibrium modelling and transportation demand
  • Sustainable transportation policies
  • Transportation safety
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Road pricing
  • Public transportation
  • Transportation and environment
  • Transportation and land use


Call for abstracts
The corresponding authors must send an abstract copy in one (1) page in PDF format with sheet size 8 ½ x 11 in. (Letter size) using the next link:, until March 18th, 2018. The abstract must include the name of the author(s) and contact information (organization or institution, email)


Official languages
All papers can be submitted in any of the official languages of the conference.



Conference Venue
Hotel Intercontinental Medellín. Calle 16 #28-51, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia.


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