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Re-extension of abstract submission of TLOG 2012 conference

Dear EASTS members, (11 February 2012)

We, T-LOG committee (as the part of EASTS IRG17) would like to announce that the deadline of abstract submission for academic paper is extended until Feb. 29, because the number of abstracts submitted was smaller than past conferences. We will appreciate your submission very much. Please note that deadline of full paper submission will not be changed (Apr. 30).

Please kindly announce this conference or forward this e-mail to the researchers who are expected to have interest on the conference around you.

Thank you for your attention and consideration.

Very sincerely yours,
Secretariat of TLOG-ISC

------Call for Paper--------------
The 4th International Conference on Transportation and Logistics (T-LOG 2012)

Date: August 23-25, 2012:
Place: Korea Maritime University Busan, Korea

In the last three years, the environment surrounding international trade has changed drastically with the worldwide economic recession caused by the financial crisis. Furthermore, some other threats, such as piracy and terror attacks, have affected the international trade and transport. Under these situations, the importance of more advanced integrated transport and logistics system is increasing for the global economy. T-LOG 2012 will be a good opportunity for the professionals of transport and logistics to gather information and knowledge, address the problems related to transport and logistics system, and have further discussions to overcome these problems.

The first International Conference on Transportation Logistics, T-LOG2005, was held in Singapore, and the second conference, T-LOG 2007, was held in Shenzhen, P.R. China, with more than 100 academic papers presented and these conferences were very successful. The third T-LOG conference was held from 6 to 8 September 2010 in Fukuoka, Japan. The fourth T-LOG, T-LOG 2012, will be held from 23 to 25 August 2012 in Busan, Korea.

T-LOG is to provide a technical forum considering current problems, solutions and the future development of transportation logistics. Practitioners and academics will gather to present, discuss and exchange their knowledge and experience in fostering ideas. It will provide an excellent opportunity for transportation and logistics professionals to exchange technical information and learn from each other's successes and experiences. Technical tours around Port of Busan will be arranged to visit transport facilities and factories which have notable technologies related to logistics.

Authors are invited to submit their original, previously unpublished papers focused on the themes of Transportation Logistics, including research, theory, development, and applications. Topics of interests include, but are not limited to, the following: Strategy and Planning
Security Management for Logistics
Reverse Logistics
ITS and Logistics
International Freight Transportation
Freight Routing and Delivery Analysis
Aviation Logistics
Maritime Logistics
City Logistics Development
Advanced Technology Applications
Terminal Operations
Environment, Safety and Security Issues
Location and Planning for Logistics Hubs
Inter-Modal Logistics Operations
Management Information Systems for Logistics
Transportation Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Statistics and Data on Logistics
Military Logistics
Any other topics regarding transportation and logistics

Important Deadlines
Dec. 31: Abstract deadline (academic paper)
Jan. 15: Notification of acceptance (academic paper)
April. 30: Full paper submission deadline (academic paper)
May 15: Abstract deadline (practical paper)
Jun. 15: Notification of acceptance (academic paper, practical paper)
Jul. 31: Final paper/presentation material submission deadline (academic paper, practical paper)
Aug. 23-25: T-LOG 2012

T-LOG Committee
Academic Members: Member Universities and Representatives
National University of Singapore (Founding Member): Prof. Tien Fang FWA
Tsinghua University (Founding Member): Prof. Lixin MIAO
University of Tokyo (Founding Member): Prof. Hitoshi IEDA
Beijing Jiaotong University: Prof. Yaoqiu WANG
Chulalongkorn University: Dr. Sompong SIRISOPONSILP
Dalian Maritime University: Prof. Zhongzhen YANG
Kobe University: Prof. Akio IMAI
Korea Maritime University: Prof. Jin Hee PARK
Kyoto University: Prof. Eiichi TANIGUCHI
Kyushu University: Prof. Tomonori SUMI
Monash University: Prof. Russell THOMPSON
Nanjing University: Prof. Guohua CHEN
National Chiao Tung University: Prof. Cheng-Min FENG
The University of Melbourne: Dr. Kim HASSALL
Tokyo Institute of Technology: Dr. Shinya HANAOKA
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology: Prof. Tetsuo HYODO
University of Indonesia: Prof. Sutanto SOEHODHO

Practical Members: Member Organizations
The Korean Transport Institute: Dr. Hong Seung ROH
National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Japan

Host Organizer
The Korean Transport Institute: Dr. Hong Seung ROH
Korea Maritime University: Prof. Jin Hee PARK

T-LOG International Scientific Committee
Dr. Qiang MENG (National University of Singapore)
Dr. Mikio TAKEBAYASHI (Kobe University)
Dr. Qingqing XU (Tsinghua University)

WEB site:
By email: rohhs[at]koti.re.kr Dr. Hong Seung ROH, KOTI


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