Those wanting to present as part of a Conference technical session express their interest by submitting an abstract in response to the Call for Conference Submissions. Session topics are related to road and highway infrastructure and urban transportation.

To learn more, see the 2022 Deadlines below and the Call for Conference Submissions webpage.

The Guidelines for Authors & Presenters also contains important details and requirements.

Presenters MUST submit their Call for Conference Submissions files using TAC's submission portal

Current status: Submission notifications have been issued to authors. If you have not received your notification, contact Christina Ghazal, Meetings and Events Coordinator.

Why Present?

Each year, more than 300 professionals present at the Conference to:

  • Share or gather knowledge on best practices
  • Convey ideas and opportunities in the transportation sector
  • Discuss emerging issues and topics
  • Provide an overview of challenges and successes experienced, and lessons learned, while completing a recent project
  • Increase visibility for, or awareness of, an innovation
  • Impart interesting research or methods of analysis
  • Connect with colleagues who have similar or complementary interests
  • Publish a conference paper

2022 Deadlines

DUE DATE: Abstracts February 7
Abstract notification (accepted or rejected) issued to authors March 21
DUE DATE: Draft Presentations and/or Papers (as required)* April 25
Submission notification (accepted, rejected or revisions requested) issued to authors June 20
DUE DATE: Revised presentations and/or papers (as required), if revisions were requested July 11
Last day to make changes August 29
DUE DATE: Final presentations and/or papers September 22
2022 TAC Conference & Exhibition (Edmonton, AB) October 2–5

*Some sessions require papers in addition to the presentation. Those sessions will require authors to submit both the paper and presentation by April 25.


Submission withdrawals must be requested in writing to Christina Ghazal, Meetings & Events Coordinator.

Questions? Contact:

Christina Ghazal, Meetings and Events Coordinator  |  613-736-1350 ext. 236


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