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UCTC Research Conference

Mar 1 @ 7:30 am-Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm

 About UCTC Research ConferenceUCTC’s vision is excellence in transportation education, excellence in transportation research, and a vibrant network of transportation professionals who will put their education and research findings into practice.  The annual UCTC Research Conference is a centerpiece of this effort—an opportunity designed to give students the experience of organizing a conference, presenting their work, and discussing the work of their peers.  This is the 18th year of this conference which brings together students from Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Riverside, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara come together to their knowledge. UCLA is pleased to once again host the event. We look forward to numerous presentations, as well as presentations and posters from great transportation academics and professionals of the future. The UCLA Complete Streets Conference will precede the UCTC Research conference on Thursday, February 28 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Downtown Los Angeles. This conference features sessions during the day and an evening keynote lecture from Janette Sadik-Khan. Please register at the Complete Streets Conference Website, separately. This registration cost will be eligible for reimbursement for the first 70 students to register. To register for the UCTC Conference, please click here.Day at a glanceFriday, March 17:30am – 8:30am Check in and continental breakfast8:30am – 9:00am Opening Remarks9:00am – 12:00pm Morning Presentations and Poster Session12:00pm – 2:00pm Luncheon and Mel Webber LectureSpeaker: Jonathan Levine, University of MichiganModerator: Allison Yoh, Associate Director, UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies2:00pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Presentations4:00pm – 5:00pm Closing Panel5:00pm – 6:00pm ReceptionSaturday, March 29:00 – 12:00          Mobile Workshops                             All workshops will leave from UCLACall for Abtracts – Due Jan 31, 2013Submissions are welcome from masters, doctoral students, post doctoral scholars, research staff and faculty engaged in transportation-related research at participating campuses. Projects are welcomed from capstone and dissertation efforts, classroom papers or faculty affiliated research. Preliminary findings can be presented for work-in-progress. Projects will be selected by the UCLA program committee for either presentations or posters. Those selected for oral presentation will speak for approximately 15 minutes with an additional question and answer period. Those who are not selected for an oral presentation will automatically be included in a poster session. Abstracts should be submitted by all who wish to present, regardless of format. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. If you would only like to be considered for the poster session, please indicate so on the proposal form. Abstracts must be no longer than 450 words long and are due by the end of the day January 31, 2013.Please submit your abstract here Travel ReimbursementAll students who submit an abstract to the conference are eligible to receive their registration costs back. Additionally, students who submit an abstract are also eligible for travel reimbursement up to the following amounts:UC Berkeley and UC Davis – Up to $150UC Riverside, UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara – Up to $75Travel costs include air, train, or ground transportation. Mileage is reimbursed at 0.55 cents/mile. One reimbursement per car allowed. The reimbursement sheet must indicate the license plate number.Students need to submit the reimbursement form along with original receipts within 21 days after the event to bereimbursed.Please submit your reimbursement form**Only students who submit an abstract are eligible for conference reimbursement. ** LodgingRoom StaysStay with a UCLA student by inputting your information in this spreadsheet. Students will be matched with other students on a first-come, first-served basis.Hotel OptionsTiverton House, $139/night, 2 double-beds in each roomHilgard House, $159/night for 1 person, $164/night for 2 peopleDriving DirectionsTransportation from LAXFly Away Bus: [Recommended] This coach bus service provides transportation from LAX to Westwood Village. The service picks up every 60 minutes from the green shared ride signs outside of baggage claim. From the drop-off point, you can cross the street and take the UCLA shuttle to North Campus. It is also approximately a 20 minute walk.A one-way ride on the fly-away is $10 and only accepts credit cards (no  cash).Super Shuttle: This shared van service picks up directly outside of baggage claim and provides door-to-door service between LAX and the conference hotel. Make your reservation at supershuttle.com (approximate cost: $25)Taxi: You can take a taxi from LAX to UCLA campus. Please be advised that not all taxi-cabs accept credit cards. (approximate cost: $50)The UCTC conference will be held at Covel CommonsYou can also view the UCLA map here 


Mar 1 @ 7:30 am
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm


TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States