6th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL)

  • October 23, 2013
  • Aragon Institute of Technology (ITA)

The conference will focus on “Logistics Research: Solutions and Innovation through Cooperation” and will take the future imperatives (collaboration, security, sustainability, innovation) in Transport Logistics in combination with ICT in the center of discussion. The goal is to identify the upcoming logistics challenges while taking into account solutions in development. Topics which will be discussed:

  • The future role of logistics for the pan-European economy
  • Innovation obstacles in the logistics sector
  • Expected Impact of European project solutions on the logistics industry
  • The impact of regulations on the innovation capability of the logistics industry
  • Fostering the uptake of sustainable logistics operations
  • Explore the potential of intelligent cargo solutions
  • Identify and defining the role of new Information and Communication Technology solutions for logistic operations

The ECITL consists of three days, separated in the scientific day (23rd Oct.), industry day 1 (24th Oct.) and industry day 2 (25th Oct.) with the following content:

Oct 23, 2013. Scientific Day

12.00-17:00 16 scientific and project related presentations
17:00-19:30 Cultural Visit: Aljaferia Zaragoza
19:30-open end ‘Come-Together-Event’ NH Grand Hotel

Oct 24, 2013. Industry Day 1

09:00-11:30 Key note Presentations
11:45-13:30 Parallel Session ‘Intelligent Cargo’ & ‘Investors Session’
14:30-16:15 Parallel Session ‘Logistics ICT Demonstrator Center’ & ‘E-Freight’
17:00-19:30 Industrial Visits
20:00-open end ‘Conference Dinner’ NH Grand Hotel

Oct 25, 2013. Industry Day 2

09:00-10:15 Key note presentations (e.g. Horizon 2020)
10:30-12:15 Parallel Session ‘ICT for Collaborated Logistics’ & ‘Security in Logistics’
12:20-14:05 Parallel Session ‘ICT for Sustainable Logistics’ & ‘ICT contributions and challenges for logistics innovation’
14:10-14:30 Wrap up / Official end of the ECITL 2013

Click here to see this year’s agenda

Till the 30th of September, the early bird conference fee of EUR 199,00 + VAT is available at http://www.ita.es/ecitl/

The 6th ECITL conference will be hosted by the Aragon Institute of Technology which is located in the north part of the city, close to the engineer and architecture university in the Campus “Rio Ebro” (ten minutes from the city center). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the organization via e-mail or Facebook post

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  • Start Date:October 23, 2013
  • End Date:October 25, 2013
  • Location:Aragon Institute of Technology (ITA)