Conference Program(Sunday 23 April 2017)

Venue: Yuanzheng Qizhen Hotel (, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University

Organizer: Zhejiang University (ZJU) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University(PolyU), International Centre for Maritime and Logistics Management (ICMLM)

Sponsors: Development Fund of Zhejiang University-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Joint Center, Height Discipline Fund of Zhejiang University

Forum Chairs: Nan LIU (ZJU), Chin-Shan LU (PolyU)

8.00 am – 8.30 am Registration

8.30 am – 9.30 am Opening ceremony, Chair: Nan LIU

Welcome speech by President of ZJU, Dean of ZJU School of Management, Dean of PolyU Faculty of Business, and Group Photo

Conference Schedule

9.30 am – 12.20 pm Parallel Sessions A and B

(Note: 30 minutes for keynote presentation, 15 minutes for comments by discussant, and 5 minutes for general discussion)

Session A: Shipping lines

Chair: Weihua ZHOU
9.30 am – 10.20 am

A1. Keynote presentation: Noon reports driven containership fuel efficiency modeling with application to ship voyage management

Speaker: Qiang MENG (National University of Singapore)

Discussant: Daniel NG (PolyU)

10:20am - 10:40amCoffee break
10:40am – 11:30am

A2. Keynote presentation: COSCO’s China-Europe supply chain management project based on OBOR strategy

Speaker: Dalei HUANG (China COSCO Shipping Group)

Discussant: Shuaian (Hans) WANG (PolyU)

11:30am – 12:20pm

A3. Keynote presentation: Chinese port go out strategy and network development

Speaker: Tao NING (Ministry of Transportation, CHINA)

Discussant: Dong YANG (PolyU)

Session B: Port development

Chair: Zhiguo HE(ZJU) /Tao NING (Ministry of Transportation, CHINA)

9.30 am – 10.20 am

B1. Keynote presentation: European transport infrastructure policy and the OBOR initiative: coordination or disconnection?

Speaker: Theo NOTTEBOOM(Shanghai Maritime University / Ghent University / University of Antwerp / Antwerp Maritime Academy)

Discussant: Venus LUN (PolyU)

10:20am - 10:40amCoffee break
10:40am – 11:30am

B2. Keynote presentation: Ningbo-Zhoushan Port development strategy

Speaker: Ruxue XU (Ningbo-Zhoushan Port)

Discussant: Xuehao FENG (ZJU)/Yuhong WANG (Ningbo University)

11:30am – 12:20pm

B3. Keynote presentation: Hub connectivity: measurement, multi-modal, and economic rationales

Speaker: Anming ZHANG (University of British Columbia)

Discussant: T. L. Yip (PolyU)/Johnny WAN (PolyU)

12:30 pm-1:30pm LUNCH

1:30 am – 4:20 pm Parallel Sessions C and D

(Note: 30 minutes for keynote presentation, 15 minutes for comments by discussant, and 5 minutes for general discussion)

Session C: Education and training in maritime logistics

Chair: Andy YEUNG (PolyU)/Mr. Y.K. Chan (Immediate Past Chairman, The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Hong Kong Branch)

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm

C1. Keynote presentation: Cultivation and promotion of ship-officers in Taiwan

Speaker: Kuo-Chung Shang (National Taiwan Ocean University )

Discussant: Mike LAI (PolyU)

2:20pm – 3:10pm

C2. Keynote presentation: International ship registration and maritime education

Speaker: Kevin LI (Chung Ang University)

Discussant: Stephen CAHOON (Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania)

3:10pm - 3:30pmCoffee break
3:30pm – 4:20pm

C3. Keynote presentation: International maritime logistics talent training under the One Belt One Road initiative

Speaker: Lixin SHEN (Dalian Maritime University)

Discussant: Baofeng HUO (ZJU)

Session D: Shipping lines

Chair: Hong YAN (PolyU)/Raymond TC Wong(Chairman of Institute of Sea transport)

1.30 pm – 2.20 pm

D1. Keynote presentation: Container shipping and risk assessment in the south east Asian market

Speaker: Chin-Shan LU (PolyU)

Discussant: Meifeng LUO (PolyU)

2:20pm – 3:10pm

D2. Keynote presentation: Profiling ports and shipping companies in the context of One Belt One Road

Speaker: Zhihua HU (Shanghai Maritime University)

Discussant: Petrus CHOY (PolyU)

3:10pm - 3:30pmCoffee break
3:30pm – 4:20pm

D3. Keynote presentation: Maritime logistics development under OBOR

Speaker: Cho-hor Wong (Five Oceans Maritime Limited)

Discussant: Kelvin PANG (PolyU)

5:00 pm Dinner

Invited Contributors ONLY