Call for papers – 8th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL)

by Aurelia Chaise

What is it? Scientist, PhD Candidates and PhD Students as well as Graduated Students in the field of Transport Logistics, Supply Chain Management and ICT are invited to submit a scientific paper for the 8th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics that will take place from 5 to 7 October 2015 in Bordeaux, France. The focus of the conference is “Intelligent logistics solutions – a catalyst for digital economy”.

What is the deadline? Proposals must be sent by 30 June 2015.

Which are the topics? The scientific paper may include the following topics (the list is not exhaustive):

  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) / Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS);
  • Digitalisation in Transport Logistics und Supply Chain Management;
  • Open Data: Semantic frameworks, data exchange, data protection;
  • Smart City Logistics / Urban Logistics;
  • Logistics as a Service;
  • Logistics processes as an unique selling proposition;
  • Competitiveness through Innovation;
  • Enhanced concepts of collaboration, cooperation and communication.

What should the scientific paper contain? The proposal must include:

  • Title of paper;
  • Name(s) of authors incl. full postal address, telephone, fax and e-mail address;
  • Abstract (max 300 words);
  • Keywords (max 10 words);
  • Introduction;
  • Conclusion and Outlook;
  • Bibliography.

The best papers will be selected for publication in the International Journal of Advanced Logistics.

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