Call for Papers

Call for Papers

The International Conference of the ISTVS welcomes original and previously-unpublished research and review papers describing results of research, which are relevant to the Conference subjects and to terrain-vehicle systems.

Authors wishing to present a paper are requested to submit an abstract to the conference chairman by April 30, 2014. Abstracts are requested to be about 200-300 words and must emphasize objectives and results. The abstract must be sent in electronic form using the link provided at:

Submit an abstract online

Papers for either oral or poster presentations are invited on the following subjects:

  • tires, wheels, and tracks
  • soil and terrain
  • operations on snow and ice
  • vehicle mobility and safety
  • agricultural and forestry machinery
  • mining, earth moving, and construction machinery
  • military vehicles
  • performance assessment
  • planetary rovers and mobile robotics
  • education in soil-machine systems

The authors will have 10-15 minutes to present highlights of their papers and will participate in the poster sessions. Abstract acceptance notifications will be sent within two weeks of submittal.


The authors of the accepted papers should submit their full paper to conference chairman by August 20, 2014.


Please use the following documents to guide your preparation of the abstract and paper for your conference submission:

Abstract Template for 2014 Seoul Conference (.doc)

Paper Template for 2014 Seoul Conference (.doc)


Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
September 22-25, 2014

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Dates & deadlines

April 1, 2013 | Abstract submission opens

May 31, 2014 | Abstract submission closes

June 20, 2014 | Early registration deadline

August 20, 2014 | Full papers due

August 20, 2014 | Preregistration deadline

Technical Committee

Dr. Kyeong Uk Kim, Chair Korea
Prof. Schalk Els South Africa
Dr. Alex Keen UK
Prof. Jonah Lee USA
Prof. Jianqiao Li China
Dr. George Mason USA
Prof. Hiroshi Nakashima Japan
Dr. Lutz Richter Germany
Prof. Corina Sandu USA
Dr. Sally Shoop USA
Prof. Kazuyoshi Tateyama Japan
Prof. Vladimir Vantsevich USA


The 18th ISTVS International Conference is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities. If your company would like to serve as a sponsor or would like more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Conference Chair Dr. Kyeong Uk Kim.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:
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The 18th ISTVS International Conference welcomes a limited number of exhibitors to participate.

Exhibitor registration includes exhibit space on Monday, September 22, through Wednesday, September 24. Space provided includes a draped and skirted table with power access in the main foyer area of the venue. A morning and afternoon break and lunch will be provided each day.

Registration deadline is August 20, 2014. Contact Professor Kyeong Uk Kim
Fee: $100.00/day