PortEconomics plans to extensively report on each of theme the next days. Stay tuned !!
In the meantime PortEconomics presents the diary of IAME 2012, the major annual event of maritime economists around the globe as happened:
IAME 2012: The Diary
8 Sept-24h00: Goodbye IAME 2012@Taipei-Taiwan – Hello IAME 2013@Marseilles-France
8 Sept-12h30: More good news for port studies and PortEconomics: Runner up paper for the Hanjin Prize is the study MODELLING PORT CHOICE IN AN UNCERTAIN ENVIRONMENT conducted by PortEconomics associate member Adolf Ng (along with Gi-Tae Yeo, Paul Tae-Woo Lee, Zaili Yang). Congratulations Adolf!!
8 Sept-12h30: Closing ceremony begins – with port studies being the focal point the Hanjin Prize goes to the paper “Impact of privitisation on port efficiency and effectiveness: Results from Panama and US port”; by Anthony M. Pagano, Wen-Yao Grace Wang, Onésimo Sánchez, Ricardo Ungo
– Larissa Van Der Lugt, Michael Dooms, Francesco Parola: THE APPLICABILITY OF STRATEGY CONCEPTS FOR HYBRID ORGANIZATIONS: THE CASE OF THE PORT AUTHORITY
– Theo Notteboom (along with Ahmed Mowafy Fakhr-Eldin): HOW ARE CONTAINER LINES ADJUSTING THEIR BUSINESS MODEL TO COPE WITH MARKET AND REVENUE VOLATILITY?
– Mary Brooks: THE CHANGING REGULATION OF COASTAL SHIPPING IN AUSTRALIA
7 Sept-10h30: Another round of sessions, the first one without participation by any member of the PortEconomics team. Yet many PortEconomics members keep themselves busy participating at the first meeting of the newly elected IAME Council to decide, among other where IAME 2014 is going to take place; as known IAME 2013 will be organised by the members of the PortEconomics team Pierre Cariou and Francesco Parola in Marseille (July 2013).
7 Sept-09h30: PortEconomics co-director Theo Notteboom is re-elected President of IAME, following a successful first term.
6 Sept-18h30: First day of IAME 2012 ends with the PortEconomics team presenting three more port studies (that will soon be available to the visitors of PortEconomics):
6 Sept-16.00: 149 papers will presented by maritime economists to maritime economists over the next days – many of these are studies on ports.
6 Sept-12h00: PortEconomics member Michael Dooms shares “Best Reviewer Award”.
6 Sept-10h00: PortEconomics co-director and IAME President Theo Notteboom delivers welcome address to IAME 2012 participants
6 Sept 08h45: The Annual Conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) started on September 6th, at Taipei, Taiwan.
During this unique global conference for academics, key industry practitioners, and policy makers from diverse backgrounds and interests to meet, discuss and debate critical and challenging issues that will affect the future direction of international shipping, port and logistics research and practice.
The theme of IAME 2012 is “Clustering Logistics with Ports and Shipping Services in the time of Free Trade“. International shipping, port and logistics research have been envisaged an unprecedented number of issues, opportunities and challenges in the globalised world, many of which have global impacts and implications.
5 Sept 18h00: The programme of IAME 2012 is available on-line via the official Conference wepbage @ IAME 2012; A warm welcome by the organisers of IAME 2012 on-board: PortEconomics members join fellow maritime researchers at a river cruise – all looking forward for a most productive week.