2nd European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics 2009 in Venice

Bremen, (PresseBox) - The 2nd European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL'09) will take place on October, 29 - 30 on the Island of San Servolo, Venice. It is a follow- up to last year's successful event, "ICT Transport Logistics", which took place at the beginning of November in Lucerne.

The international event is organised by several independent EU funded projects dealing with different fields of transport logistics.

It is focused on topics addressing current and in future available solutions regarding increased efficiency and sustainability.

The target audience includes everyone who is involved in logistics operations, e.g. logistics operators, industry, infrastructure providers and authorities.

ISL - coordinator of the EU funded project "INTEGRITY - Intermodal Global Door-to-Door Container Supply Chain Visibility" will organise a parallel session on security on the Venice conference. Further involved projects are EURIDICE, FREIGHTWISE, SmartCM and Smartfreight.

The most notable speakers are:

Thomas Gulledge, Professor Emeritus, George Mason University, USA
- Expert on Supply Chain Management
Representative from the European Commission, EU
- Underlining the importance of ICT in Transport Logistics for the EC
Peter Sonnabend, Senior Project Manager, Deutsche Post (DPDHL), Germany
- Expressing the importance of topics covered by the conference from the users' viewpoint.

The keynotes will be followed by speakers from the research and industry community involved in the area of transport logistics, addressing different topics relevant for today's industry regarding transport logistics and supply chain management.

Details of the event, e. g. program and online registration, can be found on the conference website: http://www.ecitl.eu

Institut für Seeverkehrswirtschaft und Logistik (ISL)

More than 50 years ago, the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) was founded in Bremen. Combining the tradition with modern research, the ISL has been positioned as one of the European leading institutes in maritime research, consultancy and know-how transfer.

In Bremen and Bremerhaven, about 50 employees work in interdisciplinary teams on projects from all over the world. Whether in China, Saudi-Arabia or Russia, whether it Logistics Systems, Maritime Economics and Transport or Information Logistics - on behalf of the partners from the public and private sector both at home and abroad the ISL arranges for innovative ideas to become practical solutions.

ISL - Innovative Solutions in Maritime Logistics

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