We would like to invite you to attend the 6th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics (ECITL) which is held from the 23rd till the 25th of October 2013
in Zaragoza (Spain). The conference will focus on "Logistics Research: Solutions and Innovation
The 6th ECITL 2013 will put innovation in Transport Logistics in the center of the conference. The goal is to identify the upcoming logistics challenges while taking into account solutions in development. Topics which will be discussed:
The 6th will be held in Zaragoza (Spain). Zaragoza is the perfect place for logistics in the southwest of Europe. The geostrategic position of Zaragoza and its region of Aragon, with 80 % of the Spanish GDP is a competitive advantage for leading logistics infrastructures. Several global players like Zara and Caladero as well as General Motors (in the hinterland of Zaragoza) are situated in this region.
The 6th ECITL will be hosted in the Aragon Institute of Technology (ITA) in Zaragoza and it will be co-organized by the Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC). ITA is a non-profit Technology Centre, whose main objective is the promotion of research, development and innovation in the business sector, acting as a catalyst for productivity and competitiveness in the region. The Logistics Division of the Aragon Technology Center is recognized by the Spanish Ministry as the National Center of Knowledge in the application of ICT in the field of logistics and our objective is to generate, adapt, and transfer knowledge, applying ICT to solve logistics problems to develop a collaborative and sustainable logistics. ITA also manages the National Public Demonstrator of ICT4Logistics with the aim of offering companies a space to demonstrate how ICT can help to create solutions in the field of logistics.
Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) is a research institute established by the Government of Aragon in Spain in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Zaragoza. ZLC mission is to create an international center of excellence for research and education in logistics and SCM that actively engages with industry and the public sector to develop and disseminate knowledge.
The 6th ECITL conference will take place in 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).
- 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 define the role of new Information and Communication Technology solutions for logistics operations