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Welcome Message

This Conference, formed in 2007, has achieved growing success in recent years. IFSPA is designed to be a general platform for academic researchers and industry practitioners to examine important issues related to shipping, ports, and airports. Through participation from relevant international and regional organizations, the increased pool of participants has enabled the Conference to become an important event in the maritime and transport logistics sector. Conference participants now include some of the world's leading maritime and aviation experts and professionals.

This year, the Conference's theme is "Empowering Excellence in Maritime and Air Logistics: Innovation Management and Technology." It aims to serve as an industry-wide initiative to debate new challenges and opportunities of current economic and financial issues, as well as advocating the development of innovation proficiency and leadership agenda to global competitiveness and economic benefits among the transport logistics and trading industries worldwide.

Selected papers will be recommended for publication in the IFSPA 2015 special issue of prestigious journals, namely Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (TR-A), Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (TR-D) and Journal of Air Transport Management (JATM).

We look forward to welcoming you in Hong Kong in November 2015.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of IFSPA 2015,

Conference Chair / Co-chairs
Chin-Shan Lu
Petrus Choy
Mike Lai
Venus Lun
T.L. Yip