SIGA2 2018 Conference Specific features

This conference is not just a conference, but has a number of specific features.

  • Finished research and as well ‘research in process’ can be presented and discussed.

  • A meeting between scientists and practitioners.

  • Stress on interdisciplinarity, i.e. all disciplines will be treated (engineering, economy, legal, mathematic,…).

  • The subject is about theory and empiry, secondly derived products.

  • New research areas and business opportunities will be dealt with.

  • Explicit attention will be devoted to PhD researchers, who will get the chance to have their presentations in dedicated sessions with specific academic support.

  • Dedicated scientific discussants will be selected for each paper.

  • Each day of the conference will feature a thematic top keynote speaker, from academia as well as from the port and maritime industry.

  • A selection of scientific papers will be made for dedicated journal special issues.

  • A dedicated international scientific committee supervises the scientific conference preparation

More practical details on the conference will be communicated upon acceptance of abstract. Conference participation will include access to all sessions, a technical visit, all public conference catering and library and other facilities.

Important dates

Schedule of the conference:

  • Abstract: October 30, 2017
  • Decision concerning abstract: January 15, 2018
  • Full paper (if willing to be considered for journal publication): April 1, 2018