Save the Date for the 8th annual International Physical Internet Conference – IPIC2021 

Save the Date: ICCS co-organizes the 8th International Physical Internet Conference -IPIC2021 (14- 16th June 2021, Virtual Conference) 

IPIC2021LinkedinCoverThe8th annual International Physical Internet Conference – IPIC2021, the flagship conference onPhysical Internet,will be held virtually on June 14-16, 2021. Organised by  ALICE - the European Technology Platform ALICE  and ICCS – the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, this year’s event will be focusing on the latest breakthroughs, emerging trends and solutions shaping the future of the global freight and logistics industry. One day prior to the Conference the4thedition of the IPICPhD Colloquiumwill take place as a great opportunity for PhD students to receive feedback on their research and connect with fellow PhD students and leading academics in the field of Physical Internet.

Following 7 successful events, the8th annual International Physical Internet Conference aims to offer a public forum for an open and constructive dialoguewith researchers, industry representatives, government officials and citizens around a number of key priorities, challenges and opportunities for future Physical Internet induced by research, innovation, and implementation. IPIC’s 2021 participants will explore leading edge freight transport and logistics concepts, methodologies, projects, technological advancements and start-up initiatives for future interconnected logistics and the Physical Internet. 

IPIC2021 Poster2Leading voices from across the world will take the stage of the virtual IPIC2021 to present a broad range of topics covered in every IPIC, but also new ones covered for the first time such as the “Roadmap Towards the Physical Internet” addressing its different generations, implementations as well as applications or technologies supporting its implementations. In detail, thetopic areas of IPIC2021are presentedhere.  

The ultimate objective of the Conference is to provide an effective and efficient framework for synergies and exchange of experience and knowledge that will pave the way for sustainable development of the logistics sector.

Currently, IPIC2021 accepts papers and posters, practical presentations and PI publications, submissions by start-ups & ventures, award applications. Find more about the different ways to contribute to IPIC2021: Also, in theCall for Sponsors, you may find opportunities for supporting IPIC2021 and different collaboration schemes that can offer you visibility in the virtual exhibition and an array of publicity benefits for your research activities, products and services. 

Registrationto the 8th annual International Physical Internet Conference – IPIC2021 will open soon, so stay tuned!