Maglev conferences have been delayed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. International Conference on Magnetic Levitation Technology and Maglev Transportation will be held across the Globe this year and the next. The International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings will take place in the Brazilian coastal city of Rio de Janeiro this December. 2021 will be the year for one of the most important maglev trade fairs, the InnoTrans in Berlin. The German trade fair is followed by the 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference in Saint Petersburg, LDIA Symposium in Wuhan, and then onto the last one: MAGLEV Conference China in Wuhan.
ICMLTMT 2020/21 – Tokyo, Ottawa, Vienna, Bali, Athens
The 14th and 15th International Conference on Magnetic Levitation Technology and Maglev Transportation will be held in several cities. The goal of the conference is to bring together influential academic scientists and researchers to exchange and share their experiences and research results on magnetic levitation technology and maglev transportation.
July 13-14, 2020 - Ottawa
July 14-15, 2020 - Tokyo
July 30-31, 2020 - Vienna
August 06-07, 2020 - Tokyo
October 22-23, 2020 – Bali
October 22-23, 2020 – Athens
July 12-13, 2021 - Ottawa
July 22-23, 2021 - Tokyo
July 29-30, 2021 - Vienna
August 16-17, 2021 – Tokyo
October 21-22, 2021 – Athens
October 25-26, 2021 - Bali
Tickets: €250 (listener registration), €350 (student presenter registration), €450 (non-student presenter registration)
2020 ISMB17 Conference – Rio de Janeiro
The 17th International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings (ISMB17) will take place at the COPPE Federal University of Rio de Janeiro from 1st to 4th December 2020. Rio is the second biggest city in Brazil and it's the sixth-most populous in the Americas. It's home to the breathtaking Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) has developed a light and compact maglev train called the Cobra
Address: Horácio Macedo Avenue, Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date: 2020 December 1 - 4
Tickets: $86 (student from Brazil), $172 (student from abroad), $300 (professional of partner institution), $600 (professional) – online prices, on the spot the prices will be higher.
2021 InnoTrans Messe - Berlin
The event is held at Messe Berlin. InnoTrans is one of the most important event when it comes to maglev technology and transportation systems. Most companies pioneering maglev are represented at this trade fair.
Address: Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin, Germany
Date: 2021 April 27 – 30
Languages: English, German
Tickets: 50 euro / 95 euro day ticket (online/on-site), 75 euro / 130 euro 4-days ticket (online/on-site). Free Berlin transportation for the days of the validity of the ticket is included.
2021 MTST'21 – Saint Petersburg
The 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference "Maglev Transport Systems and Technologies" is planned for the spring of 2021 in Russia. The conference will be hosted at Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS). Exact dates are to be announced.
Address: Moskovskiy Prospekt, 9, St Petersburg, Russia
Date: Spring 2021
Languages: Russian, English
2021 LDIA Symposium – Wuhan
The 13th International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA 2021) is scheduled for July 1-2, 2021 in Wuhan, China.
Date: July 1 – 2, 2021
Languages: English, Chinese
2021 MAGLEV Conference – Changsha
The 25th International Maglev Conference (MAGLEV 2021) will take place in Changsha. The conference is jointly organized by the Shanghai-based Tongji University and the Hunan Maglev Transportation Development Co., Ltd. The MAGLEV 2021 conference invites experts, public officials, decision-makers, planners, scientists, students, and interested citizens who would present or support a constructive discussion on the prospects of magnetic levitation technologies and linear motors applied in transport and industry.
Date: 2021 End of October – Beginning of November (exact date will be specified soon)
Languages: English, Chinese