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Seminars

Hear from leading experts in transport and logistics
We host regular seminars with national and international thought leaders, bringing you the latest research into transport, logistics and supply chain management.

Leadership and Policy Seminar Series

Established in 2003, our Leadership and Policy Seminar Series brings you leading national and international experts speaking on topical transport and logistics issues relevant to business and academia. The seminar series attracts a broad audience from industry, government and academia as well as our own faculty and research students.

Our seminar convenor is Professor Rico Merkert, Chair in Transport and Supply Chain Management, and Professor John D. Nelson

Seminars are generally held from 2-3pm every other Wednesday between March and November (with a break in July). Please check the venue details listed under each seminar.

Invitations are sent to our mailing list at least one week in advance. Seminars are free, however, an RSVP is required, so please respond to the seminar invitation.

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Mobility as a Service: The Swedish story (thus far)
  • Date: 4 December 2018
  • Speaker: Göran Smith, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Göran will provide the background of the public interests in MaaS in Sweden, detail MaaS-related strategies, and outline public and private actions that have been undertaken.

Industry 4.0 in Supply Chain Management and Logistics
The drivers and challenges of achieving supply chain visibility in the national freight sector
  • Date: 7 November 2018
  • Speaker: Bonnie Ryan, GS1 Australia
Regulating road-safety and autonomous vehicles: Time for an insurance market approach?
Delivering better transport with data
Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)
The use of system and data in a food service environment to control and manage product distribution
  • Date: 18 June 2018
  • Speaker: Leigh Rollason, General Manager, Operations Procurement and Analytics, Compass Group
Air transport: Creating value for investors and the wider economy
  • Date: 6 June 2018
  • Speaker: Brian Pearce, Chief Economist, IATA
The potential of high-speed rail and hyperloop for connecting Australian cities
  • Date: 16 May 2018
  • Speaker: GCGVC Research Group; ITLS, The University of Sydney Business School
Is mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) the future of mass transit?
  • Date: 2 May 2018
  • Speaker: Andy Taylor, Director of Strategy, Cubic Transportation Systems Inc
The need for collaboration between authorities and operators in determining the terms and conditions of public transport contracting
  • Date: 4 April 2018
  • Speaker: Professor Jackie Walters, University of Johannesburg
Anticipating a sorld of shared autonomous vehicles: Cost, energy, and urban system implications
  • Date: 4 April 2018
  • Speaker: Dr Kara Kockelman, Dewitt Greer Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
Urban transport policymaking: Changing perspectives and consequences
Charter and cargo: Niche airline businesses delivering low-risk, high-margin revenue
The impact of baggage fees on passenger demand, airfares, and airline operations in the US
Value creation through supply chain
  • Date: 14 February 2018
  • Speaker: Anisa Makalic, General Manager Retail Supply Chain Caltex

Research Seminar Series

Established in 2018, our Research Seminar Series brings you leading national and international research experts to share their current and most exciting research projects. The seminar series attracts a broad audience from industry, government and academia as well as our own faculty and research students.

Our research seminar convenor is Professor Michael Bell, Chair in Ports and Maritime Logistics.

Seminars are usually one hour long, including the presentation and time for Q&A.

Invitations are sent to our mailing list at least one week in advance. Seminars are free, however, we do ask you to RSVP, so please respond to the seminar invitation.

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What happens in the brain need not stay in the brain: choice modelling meets mathematical psychology and neuro-science
  • 22nd November 2018
  • Professor Stephane Hess, University of Leeds
Public transport spatio-temporal analysis with reduced data sources availability
  • Date: 10 August 2018
  • Speaker: Dr Yuval Hadas, Head of Supply Chain Management and Logistics Studies, Department of Management, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Potential of dynamic traffic control on urban expressway by flexible toll adjustment
  • Date: 26 July 2018
  • Speaker: Professor Fumitaka Kurauchi, Gifu University, Japan
Strategic interactions in railway and public transport systems
  • Date: 17 July 2018
  • Speaker: Professor Francesco Corman, Chair of Transport Systems at the Institute of Transport Planning and Systems, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich
Engineering and economic equilibrium problems: Overview and new results
  • Date: 19 June 2018
  • Speaker: Professor Steven A. Gabriel, University of Maryland
Future of mobility: Modelling and optimisation
  • Date: 17 May 2018
  • Speaker: Dr Bani Anvari, University College, London
Analysis of travel behaviour using artificial neural networks: Uncovering individuals’ value of time
  • Date: 17 May 2018
  • Speaker: Dr Sander van Cranenburgh, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Dynamic clustering and perimeter control in large-scale urban networks
  • Date: 15 February 2018
  • Speaker: Nikolas Geroliminis, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland