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National Center for Transportation Cybersecurity and Resiliency

TraCR Annual Conference


We're thrilled to invite you to the inaugural annual conference of the National Center for Transportation Cybersecurity and Resiliency (TraCR) to be held on May 6th and 7th, 2024, to join our vibrant community of interdisciplinary researchers. TraCR is a USDOT-supported national University Transportation Center (UTC) led by Clemson University, with eight other partner institutions. The first annual conference will take place at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) campus in Greenville, SC.

We aim to bring together researchers and experts from academia, industry, federal agencies, and state agencies who share an interest in transportation cybersecurity. The conference will feature presentations on recent research findings and updates on various transportation cybersecurity and cyber resiliency-related projects funded through TraCR, including research, education, workforce development, and technology transfer.

Driving Directions

The conference will take place at the TD Gallery in the Innovation Place, situated on the CU-ICAR campus in Greenville, SC. The CU-ICAR campus is approximately 10 miles from the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). You can find the Innovation Place at 5 Research Dr, Greenville, SC 29607, with the TD Gallery conveniently located on the ground floor. For driving directions to CU-ICAR from major airports such as GSP, CLT (Charlotte, NC), and ATL (Atlanta, GA), as well as other prominent landmarks, please view the CU-ICAR Driving Directions.

Hotel Information

Several hotels are located close to the CU-ICAR campus. We recommend the following, which are <5 minutes from the conference venue by Uber/Lyft.

  1. Drury Inn & Suites Greenville, 10 Carolina Point Pkwy, Greenville, SC 29607
  2. Cambria Hotel Greenville, 135 Carolina Point Pkwy, Greenville, SC 29607
  3. Residence Inn by Marriott, 80 Carolina Point Pkwy, Greenville, SC 29607
  4. Hilton Garden Inn Greenville, 108 Carolina Point Pkwy, Greenville, SC 29607
  5. Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Golf Resort, 670 Verdae Blvd, Greenville, SC 29607

From Greenville Downtown (~15 minutes by Uber/Lyft):

  1. Hampton Inn & Suites171 RiverPlace, Greenville, SC 29601
  2. The Westin Poinsett,120 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601
  3. Hyatt Regency Greenville, 220 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

We have a room block with Hilton Garden Inn.


Mashrur Chowdhury
Director, TraCR

Megha Patel
Senior Program Manager, TraCR

Registration & Agenda

The 2024 TraCR Annual Conference will be held on May 6-7, 2024, at Clemson University CU-ICAR Campus, Greenville, SC. You may sign up for one or both days.

2024 Registration Conference Agenda

Session Submissions

We invite you to participate in a technology demonstration session, which is tailored to showcase live demonstrations of TraCR-funded research. Please use this form to submit your Technology Demonstration Submission.

The student poster session will be held on May 6th, 2024, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Abstract submission will stay open till April 19th, and acceptance notifications will be sent on April 25th. Please use this form to submit your Student Poster Abstract Submission.

Visitor Parking

Free visitor parking is provided at the AutoPark next to Innovation Place at the CU-ICAR campus. Upon turning onto Research Dr, follow the signs guiding you to the AutoPark on the left. Once inside the garage, feel free to park on any level. Take the elevator to Level G, where you'll find access to the TD Gallery directly from within the AutoPark. Look for the entrance near the elevator on Level G.

Aerial view of parking at CU-ICAR

TraCR | 1 Research Dr, Greenville, SC 29607