Siga2 2018 Conference 'Maritime and Ports'

The Port and Maritime Sector: Key Developments and Challenges

2 - 4 May 2018
University of Antwerp - Stadscampus - Hof van Liere

Two-day international conference organized by:

  • The Special Interest Group A2 (Ports and Maritime) of the World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS)
  • Co-chaired by Prof. Thierry Vanelslander (Department of Transport and Regional Economics - University of Antwerp / TransportNET) and Prof. Enrico Musso (Department of Quantitative Methods - University of Genova / TransportNET)

The conference will feature presentations that deal with a topic that can be considered to be at current a key development in the port and maritime business, either at management, operational or policy level.

Specific topics can be either in the field of:

  • maritime transportation
  • port activities
  • hinterland transportation
  • business economics
  • transport planning
  • policy-making
  • environmental issues
  • maritime and port engineering
  • infrastructure
  • equipment
  • investment and finance
  • cost optimisation
  • chain optimisation
  • human resources
  • employment
  • legal issues

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Draft final program:

  • Download the preliminary program here

Registration closes 19 April!