We are pleased to inform you that the Principal Speaker for the opening of our scientific event will be
Dr. Benoit Montreuil
Within his long and prolific curriculum, we can highlight that he is Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair, Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech where he is Director of the Physical Internet Center and a leader of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute. Prof. Montreuil is leading the International Physical Internet Initiative, engaging academic, industry and government leaders worldwide into research and innovation projects on smart, hyperconnected and sustainable logistics, supply chains, transportation, businesses and regions.
Due to all this, the executive committee of our conference, on such a momentous occasion, has decided by majority and under the approval of Dr. Montreuil, that in addition to the seventh edition of RedEP, the first International Meeting of Hyperconnected Logistics will also be held. As a result, of our event has completed its name as follows:
VII International Interdisciplinary Conference of Port Studies and I International Days of Physical Internet.
To facilitate the participation of researchers in the field, the deadline for the submission of abstracts will be extended until March 30, 2017.
We hope this news will be welcomed and we would like to count on your presence in our event.
Dr. Luis López Molina
Presidente RedEP (Red de Estudios Portuarios)
Universidad de Cádiz
Aulario Simón Bolívar. Despacho nº 4.
Avd. Duque de Nájera 16. C.P.: 11002 Cádiz – Spain
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