Welcome to Skoda - FISITA 2020 World Congress Title Partner



January 2020

We are pleased to welcome Skoda as Title Partner of FISITA 2020 World Congress, the leading international meeting place for the world’s engineers, executives and students to share technical knowledge and ideas.

Call for Papers

Submit your abstracts by 31 January 2020

We invite you to join us at FISITA 2020 World Congress which will take place this time next year in Prague, Czech Republic between 14-18 September 2020.

The deadline for submissions is fast approaching, but there is still time to share your research - submit your abstract now.

The main theme of the Congress, Automobile and Mobility. New Roles. New Challenges, reflects the forthcoming changes across the automotive and mobility industry.

A balanced programme of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, round tables, student programme and technical visits is being prepared enriched with top keynote speakers to deliver high-quality scientific content - see the full list of Congress topics here.

The FISITA World Congress is a unique opportunity to learn, share experiences and create new business contacts - we encourage you to submit your abstract and look forward to welcoming you to Prague in 2020!

Click here to submit your abstract in the FISITA 2020 Author's Area.

Key Dates:

Friday 31 January 2020
Extended deadline to submit abstracts

Sunday 1 March 2020
Notification of abstract acceptance

Friday 1 May 2020
Deadline for review ready full papers

Wednesday 15 July 2020
Deadline for full manuscripts

Saturday 15 August 2020
Notification of full paper acceptance

Monday 31 August 2020
Deadline for upload of presentations

Student Activities

Submit/apply by 31 January 2020

Student Papers

Students will be provided with the unique opportunity to present a technical paper for the first time as part of the main Congress – student papers will be incorporated within the Congress sessions as a full paper with a student attribute.

Click here to submit your technical paper in the Author's Area.

Travelling Fellowship

Always a popular initiative, this programme is comprised of technical tours to various automotive and mobility industrial and cultural sites in Prague and the surrounding region, followed by participation in the Congress. Travelling Fellows up to the age of 35 can take part in the programme which starts a week before Congress. Full details about the visits that are scheduled to take place will be announced in 2020.

To apply, you need to be a member of and have the support of a FISITA Member Society. You also need to have submitted a technical paper abstract to the Congress - click here to apply for a Travelling Fellowship in the Author's Area.

Islands of Excellence/Virtual Islands of Excellence

This is a unique opportunity for universities and research institutes to showcase their innovative mobility projects as a part of the Congress exhibition with 45m2 exhibition space per Island on offer and use of basic exhibition equipment. Student teams can also apply to present via the Virtual Island of Excellence, where the presentation will be delivered remotely online.

This is an excellent platform for universities to display their automotive‐related engineering projects and capabilities as well as foster new and existing international relationships with industry and academia. For student teams, it is the perfect place to display their research/project work, share knowledge and start networking and building contacts for a future career in the automotive industry.

Click here to apply for Islands of Excellence.