Dept. of Business Administration, Soochow University (SUBA)

International Conference on
Global Integration of Economies and Connectivity Development
in collaboration with Asian Logistics Round Table
August 31-September 1, 2015 | Soochow University | Taipei, Taiwan

Call for Papers

We welcome you to submit your abstracts and full papers for the 2015 International Conference on “Global Integration of Economies and Connectivity Development” in collaboration with Asian Logistics Round Table (ALRT) at Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan, August 31-September 1, 2015. All the abstracts and full papers should follow the conference guidelines. Special issues of Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, and Journal of International Logistics and Trade have been jointly arranged for this event. Five best papers will be selected for International Journal of Logistics Management (On the detailed information, see below.)

Paper areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Structural change in trade flows
  • Shipping routes and patterns, including SSS
  • Transport system and transport connectivity
  • Relocation of production lines
  • Logistics development in economic blocks, such as ASEAN, AANZFTA, RCEP, TPP, BRICS, and IBSA
  • Port and hinterland integration
  • Innovative business model for shipping operations
  • Best and innovative practices for shipping and port connectivity
  • Economic or operational mechanisms that foster connectivity
  • Green shipping operations
  • Sustainability in port operations
  • Implications of regional integration for supply chain and logistics solutions
  • Policy implications of shipping and port connectivity development in ASEAN
  • Strategic and marketing issues for intra-regional trades and the use of SSS
  • Network design and global supply chain strategies
  • SSS corridor studies
  • SSS and port operations integration
  • Regional maritime connectivity of SSS
  • Relationship between ‘deep-sea’ and ‘short sea shipping’
  • Future of SSS in Europe, America and Asia

Important Dates:

  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts: 10 December 2014
  • Deadline for submission of full papers: 1 April 2015
  • Notification of acceptance of full papers: 1 June 2015
  • Submission of revised full papers: 1 July 2015
  • Deadline of conference registration: 15 July 2015

Submission of Abstract and Full Papers to Paul T-W Lee at:

Email address: