October 12-14, 2020

Changsha, China

The 25th International Conference on Magnetically Levitated Systems and Linear Drives, MAGLEV 2020, will be held in Changsha, China. The events (lectures, presentations) will take place during October 12-14, 2020. Cultural program will be held on October 15.

The MAGLEV 2020 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.


Maglev Projects, Applications and Impacts

 1. High-Speed Maglev

 2. Urban Maglev

 3. Cargo Maglev

 4. Economic Aspects of Maglev

 5. Health and Environmental Issues (electromagnetic fields,   noise, vibrations)

 6. Architecture, Urban Planning and Design Issues (stations, guideways, vehicles)

 7. Transport Policy and Marketing Issues, Psychology Aspects

 8. Evolution of Maglev Transport

 9. Project Status Reports

10. Standardization Aspects

Maglev Technology Research and Development

 1. Magnetic Levitation and Guidance

 2. Linear Motors

 3. Guideway and Infrastructure Technologies

 4. Energy Storage and Power Supply

 5. Superconductors, Application of Superconductivity

 6. Permanent Magnets  

 7. Reliability, Safety and Operational Control

 8. Maglev Elevators and Escalators, Magnetic Bearings, Maglev Wind Turbines

 9. New Ideas on Levitating Device Applications

10. Other Related Topics.

Conference Organizers:

Hunan Rail Transit Holding Group

Tongji University

International Maglev Board

Conference Languages:

The official language is English. However, special “focus sessions” of the conference might be held in Chinese with simultaneous interpretation in English .


• December 2019: 1st call for papers.

March 31, 2020: Deadline for submission of abstracts.

April 30, 2020: Notification of successful abstracts.

• April 1, 2020: Start of early-bird registration.

• April 30, 2020: End of early-bird registration.

• August 10, 2020: Deadline for submission of final papers.

• September 15, 2020: Close of registration for the conference.

• October 12, 2020: Day 1 of MAGLEV 2020.

• October 15, 2020: Cultural program day of MAGLEV 2020.