Thursday, February 9, 2023

[DMANET] Call for contributions - 5th edition of the Doctoral Colloquium of the International Physical Internet Conference IPIC 2023

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce the following call for contributions to the 5th edition of the Doctoral Colloquium of the International Physical Internet Conference (IPIC 2023). It will take on June 12th, the day before IPIC 2023 opening!

We warmly invite Ph.D. students to submit their work, which can be at any stage of the research process (e.g., proposal, middle stages, or near completion). The Doctoral Colloquium is intended for Ph.D. students who are also interested in attending IPIC 2023!

Contributions from all application areas, directly or indirectly related to the Physical Internet, are welcomed!

Themes and topics include, but are not limited to:

Urban logistics (e.g., Last-Mile delivery, Urban Network Design, E-Commerce Logistics)
Transportation (e.g., Synchro-modality, Vehicle Routing, Fleet Management)
Intra-hub Logistics (e.g., Warehousing, PI hub design, Cross-docking, Cross Chain Control Centres)
Information Technology (e.g., Blockchain, Protocols and Certificates, Track and Trace)
Policy (e.g., Legal issues, Role of Governments, Stakeholder Management)
Business Models and Supply Chain Management (e.g., Supply Network Coordination, Supply Chain Relationships, PI adoption, Inventory Management, Change Management)

We accept all applied and theoretical research methodologies, such as mathematical modeling, optimization, simulation, case studies, pilot studies, and surveys.

Participants will receive a certificate upon completing this 5th edition of the IPIC Doctoral Colloquium. Besides that, this Doctoral Colloquium counts for 2 ECTS.

The submission deadline for Doctoral Colloquium is on March 30th, 2023.

For more information on the colloquium, please visit:

Feel free to contact us at <> with any inquiries about the colloquium!

Looking forward to welcoming you to the Doctoral Colloquium in Athens!

On behalf of the organizing committee.


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