International Conference on Transport and Health

Date(s) - November 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019
All Day


Location: Melbourne, Australia

Theme: Smart Cities.  Disruptive Mobility.  Healthy People.

ICTH 2019-Melbourne is organized by the Transportation Public Health Link (TPH Link) and held in partnership with the International Professional Association for Transport & Health (IPATH), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and Swinburne University of Technology, Smart Cities Research Institute.

It’s interesting to view the photo galleries of previous ICTH years. What I notice the most are the PEOPLE, not the professional session photos that are typically shot by a conference photographer, but real life images of PEOPLE actively engaged, laughing, contemplating, discussing, sharing and thoroughly enjoying the moment. Yeah, ICTH is a little bit different. It’s not perfect. It doesn’t follow the status quo for conference programming. But ya know what, the memories, the awesome research, practice projects, published manuscripts and more importantly, the friendships that have resulted are worth the investment.

I hope you make the choice to be part of our photo album of memories in 2019. In the meantime, while you think about it, here’s a recap of what you can expect as part of ICTH 2019-Melbourne:

  • Expect the UNEXPECTED!
  • Build a world-wide cross-disciplinary and multi-sector network of professionals
  • Learn about innovative research and practice programmes
  • Take part in interactive/participatory sessions focusing on experiential learning
  • Experience a supportive team environment that encourages sharing of information and new collaborative relationships – Past ICTH delegates and others are actively involved in the authorship of a Transport & Health Performance Metric Guidebook
  • Accepted abstracts of registered delegates are published by Elsevier, Journal of Transport & Health in a special issue with selected abstract authors invited to submit a manuscript for consideration and publication
  • Annual meeting of the International Professional Association for Transport & Health (IPATH), which includes dual membership to the Transport & Health Science Group (THSG). IPATH members receive a discount on ICTH registration.
  • NEW in 2019, Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker
  • NEW in 2019, attendees of abstract sessions will have the opportunity to evaluate each presentation team. The two highest scoring teams will receive bragging rights, a certificate and tickets to ride the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel OR tickets to Walk Melbourne tours.
  • ITE-ANZ Meeting
  • Access to the On-Line Programme with PowerPoint presentations of each abstract
  • High scoring abstract and best poster awards – $250 AUD (12 available) presented during the Awards Luncheon
  • On-site professional photographer
  • FIVE FABULOUS confirmed Keynote Speakers
  • Special Abstract Sessions & Hot Topic Workshops
  • Real-world ‘How To’ Training Seminars
  • ‘Welcome to Country’ Opening Ceremony, by Aunty Joy Wandin Murphy, Senior Wurundjeri Elder of the Kulin Nation
  • Brompton Bicycle Raffle – All registered delegates will receive a FREE raffle ticket
  • Welcome Reception (and ICTH 5th Birthday Party) at the Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Walking tours hosted by Walk Melbourne
  • Bicycling tours
  • A day at the races! ICTH will take a day off on Tuesday, 5 November to celebrate the Melbourne Cup Carnival; a city holiday. Victoria Raceway is offering extremely discounted tickets to all ICTH registered delegates for $80 AUD