8th ECITL – Call for Papers now open

Scientists, PhD Candidates and PhD Students as well as Graduate Students in the field of Transport Logistics, Supply Chain Management and ICT are invited to submit scientific papers for the 8th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL) held on 5 – 7 October 2015 in Bordeaux (France) in conjunction with the 22nd ITS World Congress.

This year ECITL focus is: “Intelligent logistics solutions – a catalyst for digital economy

Contributed scientific papers may deal with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

– 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
– (Open) Data Security
– ICT in Transport Logistics and Supply Chain Management (including Electronic Freight / Paperless Freight, Intelligent Cargo, Semantic Frameworks, Innovative solutions and approaches)
– ICT as enabler for innovative and green logistics
– Smart City Logistics / Urban Logistics
– Logistics as a Service
– Logistics processes as a unique selling proposition
– Competitiveness through Innovation
– Enhanced concepts of collaboration, cooperation and communication
– Supply chain knowledge transfer and education
– Implementing Supply Chain Intelligence
– Globalisation in Transport Logistics and Supply Chain Management
– Volatility, Fragility, Risks and Uncertainty in Transport Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A submission as scientific paper (full paper) must be accompanied by a digital presentation if accepted for the conference. Below are the respective guidelines:

The Scientific Paper (between 4.000 – 6.000 words) 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

Submission Deadline: 30 June 2015

Submission Address: info@ecitl.eu

The decision regarding acceptance will be made by the end of August 2015. Authors must intend to register for and attend the conference to present the paper if it is accepted. All full paper submission will be double-blind reviewed.

Reference Style: Taylor & Francis Standard Reference Style: NLM (Journal’s referencing guide and a sample article for author’s reference is uploaded on the ECITL’s homepage)

Digital Presentation

The presentation should consist of maximum 15 slides (excluding cover sheet, content and back cover sheet). The presentation time is maximum 20 minutes. Afterwards 10 minutes are reserved for questions and interactive discussion. The template for the presentation is available on the ECITL homepage: www.ecitl.eu

The official language of the conference is English

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