We are pleased to invite you to join to OTEKON 2018, the International Conference on Automotive Technologies. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel from 7 to 8 May, 2018, in Bursa, Türkiye. OTEKON 2018 will be organized by Automotive Engineering Department of Engineering Faculty at Uludag University. OTEKON 2018 will represent the continuation in a series of conferences, which was held in every two years that aim to promote the research to solve the current and future challenges in vehicle design, manufacturing and mobility.

The first Automotive Technologies Congress (OTEKON2002) was organized in Bursa in 2002, subsequent seven OTEKON Conferences were held in every two years in Bursa. In the past decades, Türkiye has achieved remarkable growth and enhancements in automotive industry and has become one of the important automobile manufacturers. Bursa is the city of one of Turkey's leading automotive industry region where there are several automotive production factories in Bursa and in the near region of Bursa. Bursa is the city which is also known for its rich history and culture.

OTEKON2018 Congress will provide an ideal environment for participants and organizations to share and discuss the latest technological developments and applications and to meet the experts in from the industry, academia and government. OTEKON2018 will also provide great opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to represent their companies, organisations and products to international and national participants from automotive industry, organizations and academia.

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the International Automotive Technologies Congress (OTEKON 2018), which will be held from May 7 to 8, 2018 at Sheraton Hotel in beautiful city Bursa, Türkiye.

Congress Chair  
Prof. Dr. Ferruh Öztürk 
Department of Automotive Engineering
Uludağ University