Call for papers

What better place to present your own development, findings and strategy live to hundreds of experts from around the world? We warmly invite you to show the industry how your contribution can help solve the drivetrain and mobility challenges of today and tomorrow.

How to hand in your paper proposal for 2020

Closing date extended

Your proposal should include the following information:

  • Presentation topic: title of the presentation – 3 subtitles – abstract max. 1 page precise information on technology, methods, results, conclusions
  • Relation to one of the main topics
  • Complete contact details of authors and presenters (postal address, department, jobtitle, academic degree, phone, e-mail)

All presentation proposals will be forwarded to the program committee which will decide if the proposal is accepted by the end of June 2020. Everyone who hands in a proposal will be informed about the result afterwards.

Length of presentation

A presentation takes about 20 minutes plus approx. 5 minutes of discussion with the audience afterwards.

Required presentation documents for the event

The documents to be handed in include:

  • Job history
  • Presentation topic as continuous text with integrated pictures and images, max. 10 pages
  • Presentation slides, (max. 20)
  • Portrait photo

Since the CTI SYMPOSIUM is an international event, the presentation documents are required in English. If your presentation proposal is accepted, you will receive further details and style sheets for the documents.

Due to the variety of topics, there will be parallel series of presentations according to key areas. You are thus welcome to hand in several topic proposals.


Deadline for paper proposal submissions: Deadline extended
Notification about decision on proposals & publishing date of the conference program: mid of August 2020
Deadline for conference documents submission: 15 October 2020
Main days of the event: 8 and 9 December 2020

Conference fees for presenters
The entrance for the presenter (1 person) at the conference on 8 and 9 December 2020 is free, incl. evening event, catering and conference documentations.

Participation in the surrounding programme
Participation in the Introductory Day ”Basics and practice of hybrid and electric drive, automotive transmissions” (7 Dec. 2020) and in the CTI Test Drive (10 Dec. 2020) require chargeable registration for the presenter as well.

Advantages of an active participation in the CTI Symposium

  • Presenting development successes to the most important industry representatives
  • Comprehensive exchange of experiences with your peers
  • Most international* industry meeting in Europe
    (* over 35% participants from non-German speaking countries)
  • 2,400 participants in USA, China & Europe
  • Opportunity to show your development results in practice at the „CTI TEST DRIVE”

For more details, please contact Sylvia Zenzinger.
Please note that the dates for the notification about the decision on proposals differ for both events.

Notifiction about decision on proposals for CTI SYMPOSIUM China: mid of June 2020
Notification about decision on proposlas for CTI SYMPOSIUM Berlin: mid of August 2020

Use our online form to submit your paper proposal

Download our brochure for more information and the topics of the CTI SYMPOSIUM.

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Your CTI Contact Persons

Project Management Berlin
zenzingerSylvia Zenzinger
Conference Director CTI SYMPOSIA
Phone: +49 211 88743-3884

Organisation Speaker Berlin
Cynthia Schütze
Conference Coordinator
Phone: +49 211 88743-3778

Organisation Speaker China
Lucas Linke
Conference Coordinator
Phone: +49 211 88743-3645