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International conference Logistics and cloud computing, Bologna, Italy, 30th of October 2012

On next 30th of October, Bologna will host an international conference dealing with logistics and cloud computing, organized by the Province of Bologna within the European project LOGICAL in cooperation with Interporto Bologna.

The conference, that will be enriched by the contributions of national and international speakers, is aimed at describing the opportunities that the informatization of logistics processes could provide to businesses and, particularly, to SMEs. A section of the conference will be focused on the presentation of case studies represented by businesses that have started introducing cloud computing in their logistics processes and in their weaving factories.

The event is part of the European Project LOGICAL (financed by the Central Europe programme) whose objective are the improvement of logistics management of businesses through transnational synergies and the implementation of a cloud computing platform working at full capacity in the main European logistics hubs involved in the project.

The updates about the venue and the program of the conference will be published on the website: www.provincia.bologna.it/imprese and www.project-logical.eu

Information for Release:

Anna Delia | ComunicaMente | tel. +39.051.6449699 | M.phone +39.346.4799651 | stampa@comunicamente.it

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Call for Papers IT4L, Poland

WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT

2nd Workshop on Information Technologies for Logistics (IT4L)

Kraków, Poland, September 8-11, 2013

http://www.fedcsis.org/it4l

The main purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss current issues concerning use of ICT in logistic applications (hardware and software). There will be also an opportunity for hardware integrators, software developers and logistics companies to demonstrate their solutions, as well as achievements, in different logistic systems

Topics:

The topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Innovations in information systems supporting logistics and its management (WMS, SCM, TMS, LIS, VMI, CRP, PLM, and others)
  • Innovative technologies in warehouse management: RFID, Voice Picking, Image Recognition, Pick Radar, etc.
  • Logistics process modeling, including influence of warehouse automatic
  • Optimization of logistics processes:
    • optimal vehicle routing and management, boundary conditions
    • optimal picking routing (global optimization, fast search, collision prediction and prevention)
    • shared mobility systems
    • day-to-day dynamic traffic assignment models
    • effective methods of picking (multi picking, batch picking ect.)
    • relationships between picking efficiency and products decomposition in warehouse area
  • Environmental protection (for example carbon-aware transportation)
  • Artificial intelligence systems and decision support systems in logistics
  • BI, data mining and process mining in logistics
  • Quality management algorithms and methods
  • Material Flow Theory and applications

Paper Submission, Publication and Indexation

  • Authors should submit full papers in English (as Postscript, PDF, MSWord, or ODF file).
  • The total length of a paper must not exceed 8 pages IEEE style (including tables, figures and references). IEEE style templates are available here.
  • Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the conference.
  • Submitted papers must be unpublished and not under review in any other conference or journal (submissions that violate this requirement will be regarded as self-plagiarism).
  • Organizers reserve right to move accepted papers between FedCSIS events.
  • Only papers presented at the conference will be included in the IEEE Xplore® databaseand submitted for indexation.
  • Extended versions of selected papers presented during the conference may be published as Special Issue(s) of journal(s)to be announced later.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: May 21, 2013
  • Author notification: June 17, 2013
  • Final submission and registration opening: July 8, 2013
  • Conference date: September 8-11, 2013

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