Call for Papers

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The 10th International Conference on Logistics and Maritime Systems (LOGMS2020) will take place at Imperial College London between 15-17 September 2020.

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for participants from universities and the industry to exchange ideas on the latest technological and research trends as well as their applications in maritime and urban logistics.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

● Port operations ● Supply chain modelling
● Container Liner Operations ● Modern logistics systems
● Bulk Shipping Operations
● Shipping Network Design ● Maritime Digital Transformation
● Port-centric logistics ● Vessel Management Systems
● Urban Logistics ● Vessel Fleet Management
● Autonomous Terminals ● Maritime Policy & Economics
● Autonomous Vessels ● Maritime Emissions
● Autonomous Freight Systems    ● Security and Safety

We are inviting participants to submit an abstract and give a 20-minute presentation during the conference. Participants who would like to participate in our best paper competition can optionally submit a full paper, at a later deadline.

  Important Dates

Abstract submission (all participants) 20th February 2020
Notification of acceptance 20th March 2020
Paper submission (paper competition only) 1st May 2020
Author registration deadline   20th May 2020

  Submission Format

All participants are expected to submit a 500 word abstract, followed by an optional full paper (7 pages) for participation in our best paper competition. A special issue call will follow the conference.

We will be adding further information to this page in the coming weeks. For any questions, please contact us by email at

For a full list of members in our local organising and steering commitees, please refer to this page.