Authors are kindly invited to include in their papers and presentations all the research works, case studies and application both theoretical and applied. Topics of interests include the following tracks, nevertheless different topics concerning Modeling & Simulation in Industry are welcome.























Current List of Tracks


Simulation of Transportation and Intermodal Systems

Chairs: Toni Guasch, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain); Jaume Figueras, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain);


Modelling & Simulation in Logistics, Traffic and Transportation

Chairs: Massimo Tronci, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy); Francesco Costantino, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy); Giulio Di Gravio, University of Rome La Sapienza (Italy)


Simulation Metamodelling and Optimisation in Logistics and Supply Chains

Chairs: Edward Williams, PMC-Dearborn (USA); Galina Merkuryeva, Riga Technical University (Latvia)


Railway systems and services Modeling & Simulation

Chair: Manfred Gronalt, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (Austria)


Advanced Models and Applications of Logistics & Manufacturing

Chairs: Teresa Murino, University of Naples Federico II (Italy); Liberatina Santillo, University of Naples Federico II (Italy)


Supply Chains

Chair: Rafael Diaz, Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center - VMASC (USA)


Modelling & Simulation for Inventory Management and Logistics

Chair: Eleonora Bottani, University of Parma (Italy); Roberto Montanari University of Parma (Italy);


Innovative Transport Systems for Urban Areas

Chair: Elvezia M. Cepolina , University of Pisa (Italy).

For further information please contact Marina Massei

HMS, 2011


The 13rd International Conference on

Harbor, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics

Modelling and Simulation

12-14 September 2011

Ergife Palace Hotel

Rome, Italy

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· 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