Industry Presenters' Call for Presentations

Logistics, Trade and Transportation Symposium
February 26-27, 2014 - Gulfport, Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus 

The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation  National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education

The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) at the University of Southern Mississippi with sponsorship from the US Department of Commerce and the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) is hosting the Logistics, Trade and Transportation (LTT) Symposium - February 26-27, 2014 - Gulfport, Mississippi.

The LTT Symposium provides a unique forum for industry practitioners to meet, network, explore ideas, share insights and learn from the experts.

On behalf of the organizing committee of Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Symposium 2014, we are accepting submissions from industry/professionals in the areas of your expertise that are relevant to logistics, trade, and transportation. Submissions for consideration must include an abstract (up to 200 words) including description and 3-5 objectives of the presentation

 Abstracts are welcome in the following areas (not limited to):

  • Pursuing a Global Marketing Strategy
  • Understanding Agent/Distributor Agreements
  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Getting Paid by Your Foreign Buyer
  • Reclaiming VAT and Duty Drawback
  • Global Logistics
  • Intermodal Freight in the Southeastern.
  • Foreign Trade Zones
  • Logistics and Transportation based Economic Competitiveness
  • International & Regional Trade
  • Freight Forwarding & 3PL Logistics
  • Global Logistics
  • Supply Chain Design & Management
  • Multi-modal Transportation
  • Transportation Economics
  • Transportation Rules & Regulations
  • Procurement & Supplier Selection
  • Co-ordination & Collaboration
  • Impact of Panama Canal Expansion, etc.

Submission Process:

In order to submit your presentation abstract for consideration, you will have to first register as an author.  Once you register, you will be given an author login which will permit you to submit your abstract. To register & submit a research abstract please visits http://cltt.usm.edu/cltt-conf/openconf.php.

Important Dates:

  • Submit  Abstract for Industry Presentation Due
July 15 - November 15, 2013
  • Industry Review Results on  Industry Abstract
December 1, 2013
  • Submit Industry Presentation
January 15, 2013
Registration and Reservation
  • Hotel Reservation
December 15, 2013
  • Early-Bird Registration Discount ($150)
December 15, 2013
  • Standard Registration ($180)
January 15, 2014
  • Late Registration ($210)
February 15, 2014
  • On-Site Registration ($240)
February 26, 2014
  • CLTT Symposium
February 26 - 27, 2014


 

We look forward to seeing you in Gulfport, Mississippi!