CITA International Conference & 19th General Assembly

Seoul, Korea / 2 – 4 April 2019

Hosted by

Korea Transportation Safety Authority

Korea Transportation Safety Authority


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The CITA Conference is a unique occasion to meet people interested or active in technical roadworthiness inspections of in-service vehicles from all over the world.

Our Programme

This edition’s theme is “From Periodic Inspection to Whole Life Compliance



2 April 2019


3 April 2019


4 April 2019

08:30-13:00 General Assembly

(only for CITA members)

08:30-12:30 Technical visit

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-18:00 Technical visit

20:00-22:00 Welcome Evening

9:00-10:00 Plenary session 1

  • Welcome by CITA President
  • Welcome by KOTSA
  • Welcome by Korean authorities
  • KOTSA Keynote speech
  • CITA Keynote speech

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Plenary session 2

  • Activities of the World Bank in Road Safety
  • Activities of the United Nation in Road Safety
  • Road Safety in West African Economic Monetary Union
  • Questions & answers / debate

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Plenary session 3

  • Coordination between approval and inspection
  • The view of Korean Car Industry
  • The view of Global Car Industries
  • Questions & answers / debate

15:00-15:45 Break

15:45-17:00 Split session 1:

  • Split session 1g
  • Split session 1b
  • Split session 1e
  • Split session 1d

19:00-22:00 Gala dinner

09:00-10:15 Split session 2:

  • Split session 2e
  • Split session 2f
  • Split session 2d
  • Split session 2g

10:15-11:00 Break

11:00-12:15 Split session 3:

  • Split session 3b
  • Split session 3c
  • Split session 3a
  • Split session 3d

12:15-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:00 Split session 4:

  • Split session 4a
  • Split session 4c
  • Split session 4f
  • Split session 4d

15:00-15:30 Break

15:30-16:30 Plenary session 4

  • Summary – Split session a
  • Summary – Split session b
  • Summary – Split session c
  • Summary – Split session d
  • Summary – Split session e
  • Summary – Split session f
  • Summary – Split session g
  • Closing remarks KOTSA
  • Closing remarks CITA


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1. All prices mentioned are exclusive of VAT and other taxes, unless explicitly stated.

2. Organizations and companies whose business objective is to promote products and services associated wih compulsory inspection of in-service vehicles on a commercial basis and who are not CITA Corporate Members, are entitled to participate in the CITA Conference once only; any further participation will require CITA membership.

3. Written information about your products, services or company can only be distributed according to the conditions specified in the Conference Sponsorship program.

4. Non-authorized distribution may lead to participants from the offending organization being excluded from further participation in conference events and to the payment of a CITA Corporate Membership fee.

5. The Conference registration fee includes attendance to plenary sessions, attendance to workshops, parallel sessions and discussion forums, technical visit, coffee breaks, lunches, cocktail and gala dinner. Accompanying persons are required to pay for the gala dinner. Reducedearly registration fees can be applied depending on the date of application.

6.  The dress code for the cocktail and gala dinner is business suits for gentlemen and smart evening wear for ladies.

7. CITA cannot guarantee any preferences in respect of food but will endeavour to have different food options.

8.  Any cancellation of any registration should be communicated in writing to the Conference Secretariat by e-mail and will be subject to the following conditions:

– Cancellations received on or before 11.01.2019 will be eligible for an 80% refund.

– Cancellations after 11.01.2019 but before 22.02.2019 will be eligible for a 50% refund.

– Cancellations after 22.02.2019 will not receive a refund.

– A no-show will not be eligible for a refund.

9. Accommodation: Fees do not include hotel accommodation and participants are solely responsible for making their own reservations. CITA has listed some suggestions on the website, but is not responsible for any reservations.

10. Payment must be completed prior to the Conference or on receipt of an invoice.

11. Bank transfers: Bank fees are the sole responsibility of the registrant and should be paid in addition to the registration fees. The banktransfer must clearly state the name of the conference, the name of the participant, and the invoice reference number. If payment ismade for more than one person or by a company, please make sure all names are clearly indicated.

12. Name changes: Registered participants who are unable to attend the conference may nominate a substitute participant at no additional cost, by notifying the Secretariat in writing. However, we cannot change the invoice or make any other changes.

13. The language of the conference is English. It will be simultaneous translation into Korean, German, French and Spanish during the plenary sessions.

14. The number of participants to workshops, discussion forums and panels is limited and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

15. The Post Forum Tour and Partner Programme will be in English. All participants must adhere to the conditions and locally provided instructions as stipulated by the organisers. See further information on the CITA website. Post Forum Tour and Partner Programme are not organised for each conference. You must check final details in the program and registration information.

16. Disclaimer: CITA or the host cannot be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage to any person or property, whatever the cause may be. Should, for any reason of force majeure or outside the organisers’ control (acts of terrorism, extreme weather conditions or industrial action) the venue or speakers change, or the event be cancelled, the organisers will not be held responsible for any costs, damages or expenses incurred by registrants.

Registration Fees

Early Registration

EXPIRED on 31.12.2018

Normal Registration

from 1.1.2019

Member 1 day

€ 465,00

Member all days

€ 690,00

Non Member 1 day

€ 700,00

Non Member all days

€ 920,00

Non Member equipment

or service supplier

€ 2500,00

Gala dinner

€ 100,00

Partners programme day 1

€ 90,00

Partners programme day 2

€ 90,00

Post forum tour

€ 90,00