IAME 2016 will be held in Hamburg on the 23rd-26th of August 2016. The conference, for the first time in Germany, will be co-organised by the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA) and the Kühne Logistics University (KLU) with the support of the University of Hamburg (UHH), the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), and the Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services (CML). All institutions involved are united by the desire to show the beauty of Hamburg to the world and contribute to the reputation of the metropolis on the Elbe as a leading centre for research in maritime economics and management.
The role of Hamburg in ship finance and the position of the city as one of the world ship-owning capitals is well established. The Hamburg ship-owning community is an important contributor to innovation in the sector and to the wealth of the city. In addition the Hamburg port is in the forefront in the areas of efficiency and sustainability. Given the importance of such topics for the years to come, the conference theme has been selected as: The maritime transport of the future: the role of innovation uptake, sustainability and availability of shipping finance.
Contributions are invited in the areas including but not limited to:
- Port and terminal finance
- Strategic port developments
- Security in shipping and ports
- Short sea shipping
- Environmental issues in the maritime sector
- Marketing and revenue management in shipping
- Risk management in shipping
- Strategic and operational issues in shipping
- International shipping policies and regulations
- Operation research methods for shipping and terminals
- Port competition and cooperation
- Flag and crew management
- Multi-modal transportation
In January a link will be available on the IAME website for submissions of full papers. There is no preliminary abstract submission. Papers submitted by the 21st of February will go through the full review process and will be eligible for publication in selected journals. These papers will be included, pending positive review, in the conference proceedings (USB) and the authors of selected papers will be give the opportunity to have their work published in the hard copy selected proceedings or selected journals depending on the results of the review process.
Papers will be returned to authors on the 24th of April, and authors will have to resubmit the final version of their work by the 22nd of May. For the first time in IAME 2016, authors have the possibility to submit papers not for review or to submit extended abstracts and posters (limited to one submission per registered author). The deadline for submission of extended abstracts, posters and papers not for review is the 12th of June. These contributions will be included in the programme in specific sessions, but will not be part of the official proceedings and will not be eligible to be selected for the journal special issues. Authors will be notified of final acceptance of their contributions by the 19th of June 2016.
22/05/2016 : Submission of revised papers
12/06/2016 : Extended abstracts for presentation only, poster sessions and papers with no review process (In the programme, but not in the proceedings)
19/06/2016: Notification of paper acceptance
23-26/08/2016 : Conference delegates meet in Hamburg, Germany