WCO T&I Forum 2015

Call for papers and posters for the Research Track at the World Customs Organization Technology & Innovation Forum 2015.

The WCO T&I Forum 2015 - World Customs Organization Technology & Innovation Forum 2015, World Trade Center, Rotterdam, 26-29th October 2015 - will feature a special track devoted to the latest academic and institutional research results in the field of technology use by Customs. This track is hosted by the Rotterdam School of Management, Fontys University of Applied Sciences and is supported by the Customs Detection Technology Expert Group of the European Commission. The track offers the possibility to present research results in the form of a poster or a paper. Authors of the accepted papers will be given a time slot in the track to present their work. The authors of the accepted posters will have the opportunity in the break between the two sessions of the track to explain their work. The accepted papers and posters will be made available to the Forum delegates electronically.

Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Detection technology;
  • Sensor technology;
  • Cargo security technology (e.g. Container Security Devices);
  • Big data analytics;
  • Data forensics;
  • Risk management technology;
  • Supply chain transparency instruments;
  • System based supervision; and
  • Flexible and secure data exchange between government and third parties.

The Program Committee – which will be selecting accepted the papers and posters - consists of the following members:

  • Prof. Dr. Yao-Hua Tan (chair), TU Delft & Rotterdam School of Management, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Thierry Verduijn (co-chair), Fontys University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
  • Dr. M. Slegt (co-chair), EC Customs Detection Technology Group
  • Dr. Chris Dallimore, Münster University
  • Dr. Andrew Grainger, Nottingham University Business School, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Juha Hintsa, Cross-Border Research Association, Switzerland
  • Dr. Wout Hofman, TNO, The Netherlands
  • Dr. M. Hogbin, Center of Applied Sciences, Home Office, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Dr. P. Kaul, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany
  • Dr. H. Östmark, FOI, Sweden
  • Dr. J. Shinohara, Central Customs Laboratory, Japanese Customs Administration, Japan
  • Dr. F. Sukowski, Fraunhofer Insitut IIS, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. A. Schwaninger, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Albert Veenstra, Dinalog, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Rob Zuidwijk, Rotterdam School of Management, The Netherlands

Please submit your paper or poster by 1st July 2015. And please download the full instructions for the submission here.

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