For further information please contact Manfred Gronalt
Call For Papers
Railways systems and services M&S
Track at the International Conference on Harbour, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation
Track Chair: Manfred Gronalt
Affiliation: University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Science (Austria)
The track focalizes on “Railways systems and services Modeling & Simulation”. Topics of interest are:
· Role of railway systems handling
· Planning and designing railway terminals and terminal networks
· Planning railways services
· Efficiency and Performance measurement of railway systems
· Optimization and modeling of railway handling systems
· Evaluation and benchmarking of railway terminals and networks
· Information technology and decision support systems for railway systems
· Risk assessment for railway services
· Seaport – Hinterland Interfaces and Cooperation
· Hinterland aspect in Planning railway terminals and terminal networks
Nevertheless different topics concerning railway transportation systems and services are welcome.
Key Dates (Extension!)
Submissions of Extended Abstracts (Extended) May 20, 2011
Notification of acceptance: June 10, 2011
Early Registration: July 01, 2011
Final Camera-Ready Submission (Deadline Extended!) July 20, 2011
Authors' Guidelines (further information author’s instruction section)
Extended abstracts (minimum 2 pages), full draft papers or other proposals should be submitted for the review process through the submission section by May 20, 2011 (Extended).
The extended abstract or the full draft paper must contain title, authors, affiliations, addresses, main body and references.
Each extended abstract or full draft paper will be reviewed by at least two members of the International Program Committee taking into consideration scientific quality, originality and relevance. Only original papers, written in English will be accepted.
The extended abstract or the full draft paper should be prepared by following the final paper formatting. However any type of paper formatting can be accepted for the first submission.
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
Notification of acceptance will be sent by June 10, 2011.
CAMERA READY PAPER SUBMISSION
The International Program Committee will accept two types of camera ready papers: extended paper (10 pages, 2 columns); regular paper (6 pages, 2 columns) both for regular and special sessions.
The camera ready paper must adhere to the conference template. The .dot file contains the complete instructions for preparing a camera ready copy for the Proceedings. The final version of the paper must be a PDF file.
Your camera ready paper (extended paper or regular paper) in PDF format must be submitted by using the submission section before the July 20, 2011 (Deadline Extended)
The page limit for manuscripts is ten (10) pages (included in the author registration fee). Additional pages will require an additional fee.
If your work must be cleared or approved before publication by your institution, company, or governmental agency, please be sure that process will be completed by the due date above or we will not be able to include it in the CD Conference Proceedings.
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The 13rd International Conference on
Harbor, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics
Modelling and Simulation
12-14 September 2011
Ergife Palace Hotel
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