Special Sessions

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The IAME2019 Conference will feature a number of Special Sessions, organised by key experts in their areas of research, with the intention of providing new perspectives on current issues and challenges faced in the maritime sector.

Contributions submitted for presentation in the conference Special Sessions should be in line with the general submission guidelines of the conference. 

Authors wishing to submit their contribution/s for presentation in a Special Session are kindly requested to fill in the respective field when submitting their abstract/s on www.conference-service.com/IAME2019

Authors who have already submitted an abstract can edit their submission by specifying a Special Session of their interest in the relevant field of the submission form. 

Please find below the Calls for Papers for IAME2019 Special Sessions (appearing in alphabetical order):

1. Financial Risk Management and Investments in Maritime Transportation

Session organisers:

Professor Manolis G. Kavussanos – Athens University of Economics and Business
Professor Ilias D. Visvikis – American University of Sharjah, UAE

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2. Forecasting freight rates of liquid and dry bulk shipping markets (tankers-bulk carriers)

Session organisers:

Alexandros M. Goulielmos - Business College of Athens
Thanassis Karlis - University of Tasmania

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3. International Maritime Commodity Markets, Trends and Interactions

Session organisers:

Professor Manolis G. Kavussanos – Athens University of Economics and Business
Dr. Dimitris A. Tsouknidis – Cyprus University of Technology

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4. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in shipping and ports

Session organisers:

Prof. Giovanni Satta (University of Genoa – Department of Economics and Business Studies & CIELI, Italy).
Prof. Francesco Parola (University of Genoa – Department of Economics and Business Studies & CIELI, Italy).
Prof. Okan Duru (Nanyang Technological University – School of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering, Singapore).
Prof. Michele Acciaro (Kühne Logistics University – Hapag-Lloyd Center for Shipping and Global Logistics CSGL, Germany.

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5. Port Competitiveness and Competition: Theory and Practice

Session Organisers:

Lam, J.S.L.  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hales, D.N.  The University of Rhode Island, USA
Chang, Y.T.  Inha University, Korea

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6. Sustainable Shipping

Session organisers:

Harilaos N. Psaraftis – Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Thalis Zis – Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

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7. The Conundrum of Digital Transformation in the Maritime Industry

Session organisers:

Ioannis N. Theotokas – University of the Aegean, Greece
Ioannis N. Lagoudis – University of the Aegean, Greece
Mohamed M. Naim – Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Okan Duru – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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8. The Relocation and Migration of Container Terminals: Spatial, Economic, Network, Environmental and Governance Drivers and Consequences

Session organisers:

Theo Notteboom - SMU / University of Antwerp / UGhent / HZS, China/Belgium
Jean-Paul Rodrigue – Hofstra University, New York, USA
Peter Hall – Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

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9. Twenty-First Century Shipping Markets: From Building to Scrapping and Beyond

Session organisers:

Professor Manolis G. Kavussanos – Athens University of Economics and Business
Siri Pettersen Strandenes, Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
Helen Thanopoulou, University of the Aegean, Greece 

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