Jul 04, 2017

IPIC 2017 Early bird registration extended until June 9th!

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

On behalf of the organisation committee we would like to inform you that the early registration for the coming 4th International Physical Internet Conference in Graz, Austria is extended until June 9th! Make your reservation now! http://www.pi.events/registration. The special rate for the conference and the contingents booked are available only for a short time! ALICE members may receive registration reductions in case the fee can not be covered by other sources (i.e. Research & Innovation projects, etc.) or partial attendance to the conference. For more information contact ALICE Secretariat.

We also want to take the opportunity to inform you about the updated preliminary program that combines an interest mix of industry and research speakers! Highlights of the program will be sessions and workshops dealing with:

  • Retail and e-commerce
  • IT and digitalization
  • Synchromodality and horizontal collaboration
  • Intralogistics and hub design
  • PhysicaI Internet fundamentals
  • City logistics
  • Supply chain and Industry 4.0
  • Distribution networks
  • …and much more

For further details please visit: http://www.pi.events/IPIC2017/program 

Confirmed Keynote speaker and Panellists (excerpt):

  • Prof. Eric BALLOT, Mines Paris Tech – Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics and Scientific Director of the Physical Internet Chair
  • Sergio BARBARINO, Procter & Gamble – Research Fellow, ALICE Vice-Chair
  • Carlo BORGHINI, Shift2Rail – Executive Director
  • Alex VAN BREEDAM, Trivizor – CEO
  • Prof. Rod FRANKLIN, Kühne Logistics University – Adjunct Professor of Logistics, ALICE Vice-Chair
  • Pablo GOMEZ, FM Logistic – Innovation Director and Iberia General Manager, ALICE Vice-Chair
  • Ruediger HAGEDORN, The Consumer Goods Forum – Senior Manager
  • Gerald HOFER, KNAPP AG – CEO
  • Vincent KWAKS, Vanderlande Industries Holding B.V – CTO
  • Christian LAFRANCE, Clear Destination Inc – CEO
  • Kurt LEIDINGER, Schenker Deutschland AG – CEO and Chairman of the Board
  • Fernando LIESA, ALICE European Technology Platform – Secretary General
  • Prof. Benoit MONTREUIL, Georgia Tech – Coca-Cola Material Handling & Distribution Chair
  • Andreas PICHLER, Gebrüder Weiss GmbH – Head of R&D and Innovation

To see the full list of all the prominent and important Keynote speaker and Panellists, please visit the website http://www.pi.events/IPIC2017/speakers

Important dates:

  • June 9 : Early registration deadline
  • June 16: Revised research paper submission deadline
  • July 04-06: 4th International Physical Internet Conference in Graz, Austria
  • July 07: ALICE Mirror Group & Plenary in Graz, Austria

To see recommended accommodations please visit http://pi.events/accommodations.

For further information please see the website of the event – www.pi.events. If you would like to support the conference, please visit Becoming a Sponsor.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Graz in July 2017!

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