Abstract Submission: 15 December 2019 (extended to 15 January 2020)

Acceptance of Abstract: 15 January 2020 (extended to 15 February 2020)

Full Paper Submission: 15 March 2020

Acceptance of full Paper: 30 April 2020

Extended Abstract

Extended Abstract Submission: 15 January 2019

Acceptance of Extended Abstract: 15 March 2020



• Early Bird: by May 30, 2020
• Normal: by June 15, 2020

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to;

• Intermodal Connectivity among sea, air and railway transport
• Intermodal infrastructure developments in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
• Transportation and trade development
• Impact of the BRI on global logistics chains
• Sustainability issues along the Belt and Road
• Country case studies related to the BRI
• Maritime transport and logistics
• Competition and efficiency in transport
• Digitalization of Transport: policy and practice
• Global sourcing and production networks
• Data analytics in global logistics and supply chain networks
• Social Impact of transport and Political Economy related to BRI
• Maritime Security International Relations
• Short sea shipping
• Environmental issues along the Belt and Road

Other topics related to the conference are welcome

Guidelines for paper submission

Abstract online submission

Extended Abstract Submission: by 15 January 2019

Full Paper Submission Deadline: by 15 March 2020

Submit Your Paper


Full Paper / Extended Abstract submission

For participants who are interested in presenting their research at the 5th Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Conference, they can choose either full paper submission or an extended abstract submission. Those who want to publish their paper in special issues should submit and present their full papers at the Conference.

Abstract Template


Submitting an Extended Abstract (EA)

The extended abstracts (EA) are also to undergo a double-blind reviewing process to keep the quality of the conference. The accepted EA will be eligible for both presentation and electronic proceedings distributed at the conference. The EA submitter will attend the conference with their PPT file only. The EA submitted to the Conference should be original and not yet published elsewhere. The submission should be thru online available at Extended Abstract Submission.

EA Submission Deadline: by 15 January 2020

Extended Abstract Template


Submitting a Full Paper

Full papers are to undergo a rigorous double-blind reviewing process. The choice full papers will have the opportunity for publication in the special issues of the arranged journals. The papers submitted to the Conference should be original and not yet published elsewhere. The submission should be thru online available at Full Paper Submission.

Full Paper Submission Deadline: by 15 March 2020

Full Paper Template

Special Issue of Transport Policy (SSCI)


“The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Transport Infrastructure”

Guest Editors: Paul Tae-Woo Lee (Zhejiang University), Haijun Huang (Beihang University,  China), Professor Xiaowen Fu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China)


Special Issue of International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics (SSCI)


 “Structural Changes in Global Transport and Logistics since the inception of the Belt and Road Initiative”


Guest Editors: Paul Tae-Woo Lee (Zhejiang University,China), Victor Gekara (RMIT University, Australia), Sanjoy Paul (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

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