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IPIC 2019 Conference: Session ‘Revisiting Transport of Goods Modes: Pipelines, Tubes and Hyperloop’

The International Physical Internet Conference 2019 aims to provide an open forum for researchers, industry representatives, government officials and citizens to together explore, discuss, introduce leading edge concepts, methodologies, recent projects, technological advancements,start-up initiatives, for current and future Physical Internet implementation.

Conference topics include inter-connected logistics, PI fundamentals, business models, governance and implementation, cross-chain control, synchromodal transportation, IT systems, stakeholders and their roles.

New business models, enabling technologies and experimentations already underway will be presented, making this meeting a unique opportunity to learn, network and discuss the latest results and challenges about interconnected logistics. And, because logistics is global, participants will be from all over the world including researchers, industrial and international institution members, local authorities and standardization committees.

Tuesday 9th July 2019, Kris Neyens, Manager Internationalisation, will chair the Session ‘Revisiting Transport of Goods Modes: Pipelines, Tubes and Hyperloop’ during which he also will be presenting: ‘Could the Hyperloop enhance the Physical Internet’s efficiency?‘ on the The International Physical Internet Conference 2019.

The session revisiting transport of goods modes: pipelines, tubes and hyperloop” will present different state-of-the-art approaches to the fifth mode of transport. Three alternative modes as well as a view on how to manage and integrate such new modes will be presented and discussed in an interactive panel discussion. The session will provide a clear understanding of the different alternatives, what is and what is not, clarify the added value of the concepts and discuss the relevance to the core concept of Physical Internet.

More information about the programme: ipic2019.co.uk/programme.

Practical information

Date
Tuesday 9th July 2019

Time
15u30 – 17u00

Venue
Church House Westminster
Deans Yard
Westminster
London
SW1P 3NZ

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