Siga2 2021 Conference

When and where

  • Dates: 5-7 May 2021
  • fully online

Three-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 featured presentations that deal with a topic, considered to be at current a key development in the port and maritime business, either at management, operational or policy level.


  • Abstract: October 30, 2020
  • Decision concerning abstract: January 15, 2021
  • Full paper (if willing to be considered for journal publication): April 1, 2021

Specific features

International Scientific Committee

Specific topics 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