The International Conference on

Harbour, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modelling and Simulation

Tenerife, Canary Islands - Spain

Septemebr 23-25, 2009


Final Program - (Local)

Call for Paper HMS2010

HMS Conference 

The HMS Conference concentrates on applications of simulation and computer technologies to logistics, supply chain management, multimodal transportation, maritime environment and industrial logistics.
HMS Conference is a traditional event and it was held succesfully worldwide, usually in the sourrondings of major international ports (HMS1999 Genoa, HMS2000 Portofino, HMS2001 Marseille, HMS2002 Bergeggi, HMS2003 Riga, HMS2004 Rio de Janeiro, HMS2006 Barcelona); however HMS foundations are even older, originally a "Harbour & Maritime Transport Workshop" was included as part of Simulation in Industry Conference, Genoa (1996) and then a "Modelling and Simulation within a Maritime Environment Workshop" was organized in Riga during 1998; in 2007 the HMS2007 conference moved back to Italy as part of I3M2007, after 2006 in Barcelona, 2005 in Marseille where it was held in co-location with I3M2005 (local mirror) and ESS2005 (local mirror).
In 2008 the Workshop moved to South Italy in HMS2008, Campora San Giovanni Calabria in co-location with I3M2008, the event was a great success in term of quality and attendance.
In 2009 the conference moves to Canary Istalnds in Spain and it is a joint event in I3M2009, co-locating HMS2009, EMSS2009 and MAS2009. In the past editions worldwide specialist had the opportunity to participate and interact to this important International Forum on Logistics.
The audience includes both users, vendors and scientists operating in applying advanced techniques to supply chains, logistics and handling facilities.

HMS2009, Tenerife, Canary Islands, September 2009
  • Bulk Terminals 
  • Container Terminals 
  • C4I & Military Systems 
  • Harbour Services 
  • Industrial Facilities 
  • Navigation Lines 
  • Multimodal Transports 
  • Oil Terminals 
  • Passenger Terminals 
  • Railways 
  • Ro-Ro Terminals 
  • Ships & Platforms 
  • Supply-Chains 
  • Warehouses
  • Automation 
  • Concurrent Engineering 
  • Electronic Data Interchange 
  • Environment  Management 
  • Harbour Simulation 
  • Industrial Engineering 
  • Logistics & Manufacturing 
  • Naval Architecture 
  • Naval Training Systems 
  • Total Quality Management 
  • Resources Planning 
  • Safety & Security in Maritime Environment 
  • Vessel Traffic Systems 
  • Urban Transportation

General Chairs: Agostino G. Bruzzone, MISS University of Genoa, Italy
Yuri Merkuryev, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Program Chairs: Gerson Cunha, MISS Rio de Janeiro - LAMCE COPPE, Brazil
Rafael Martinez, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Conference Coordinator: Norbert Giambiasi, MISS Marseille, France
Alberto Tremori, MAST, Italy 


  • Track Proposals:
October 30th 2008
  • Special Session Proposals:
December 5th 2008
  • Submission of Abstracts or Full Papers  (done)
April 12th 2009
  • Acceptance Notification (done)
May 20th 2009
  • Full Camera-Ready Papers
June 10th 2009
  • Registration

Organized by

Simulation Team

DIPTEM - Department of Production Eng., Thermal Energy & Mathematical Models, University of Genoa

In Cooperation with:

International Mediterranean and Latin America Council of Simulation

MSC - LES - University of Calabria

Mc Leod Institute of Simulation Science, Genoa Center

DIPTEM, University of Genoa

McLeod Institute of Simulation Science, Latvian Center

MISS Spanish Center - LOGISIM

MISS - LSIS, Marseille

University de La Laguna

Liophant Simulation

McLeod Institute of Simulation Science International

M&S Net

Latvian Simulation Society

  • Universidad de la Laguna
  • Tenerife
  • Canary Islands

  • Simulation Modelling in Logistics

    For Further Information on HMS please contact:
    Agostino G. Bruzzone
    McLeod Institute of Simulation Science, Genoa Center
    via C.Colombo 68/3
    17019 Varazze (SV) Italy
    Tel: +39 019 97 398 / +39 010 353 28 83   Fax +39 019 97 600
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