Call for Submissions

The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is soliciting abstracts for the technical program of the 2018 TAC Conference & Exhibition in Saskatoon, SK, September 30-October 3.

Check the Call for Submissions Prospectus that provides a detailed list of topics for sessions, panels, workshops and posters. Many of these reflect the conference theme ‘Innovation and Technology: Evolving Transportation’. 

Important Deadlines

Abstracts due January 15

We are no longer accepting submissions.

Response (acceptance or rejection) 
sent to authors
Week of February 26
Submissions due April 27

Consult the Guidelines for Authors

Response (acceptance, rejection or request for revisions)
sent to authors
Week of June 18
Submissions requiring revisions due July 20
Final presentations and posters due September 20

*Authors not adhering to deadlines will be dismissed from the Call for Submissions process.


  • Submissions must be uploaded online via the TAC submission software. Files must be submitted in a PDF or PowerPoint format. Files submitted via email will not be accepted.
  • All abstracts, papers, posters and presentations will become the property of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), which is entitled to publish the final version. Distribution rights are relinquished to TAC upon submission.
  • Abstract and file submissions confirm that approval from the employer and/or client has been received. TAC reserves the right to pull a submission if it has been submitted on false premises. Any and all costs related to travel to the conference are the sole responsibility of the author.


Contact Christina Ghazal, Meetings and Events Coordinator.