Theme 1: Supply Chain Resilience Strategies and its Role in Enhancing Competitiveness in the Maritime Transport and Logistics Industry

  • Supply chain resilience strategies, indicators, and measures.
  • Supply chain clustering and economic zones management.
  • The role of nearshoring and reshoring in promoting resilience.
  • Maritime waterways connectivity for global trade.


Theme 2:Future-Proof Infrastructure for Port-City

  • Sustainable port infrastructure development.
  • Improving infrastructure to cope with changing market requirements.
  • Decreasing the maintenance time of infrastructure.
  • Connecting port and city infrastructure.

Theme 3:Green Transition and Renewable Energy Investments

  • Modeling future green technological, organizational, and economic trends.
  • Green Transition obstacles for Emerging ports and proposed solutions.
  • The future of renewable energy in maritime transport.
  • Green Hydrogen: the future of ship refueling.


Theme 4:Security and Risk Management in Ports and Waterways

  • Risk management and reliability in ports and logistics.
  • Piracy and cybersecurity in ports and maritime industry.
  • Improving port safety towards sustainable port-city.
  • Synchro modality role to solve congestion problems in ports and supply chains.

Theme 5:Smart Technologies and Innovation – Towards Agile Supply Chains

  • Assessing threats and vulnerabilities in global supply chains.
  • Smart technologies and its impact on supply chains.
  • Role of digital twin in transforming supply chains and empowering ports.
  • Analyzing big data for Port and cargo management.


Theme 6:Requalification of Human Resources Capabilities of Port and Logistics Community for Future Professions – Best Practices

  • Future profiles guidelines for port and logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and bridging the gap between education and industry
  • Best practices – capacity building projects