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Conferences & Seminars

  • (2017) "Conversation between two Maritime Economists: Insights and Reflections about the Future of Ports and Maritime Shipping", with Peter de Langen, Terminal Operators Conference Europe, Amsterdam, (Netherlands).
  • (2017) "Maritime Shipping in a Era of Diverging Globalization", World Maritime University, Second KMI-WMU Seminar, Malmo, (Sweden).
  • (2017) "Ports, Terminal Operators and Regional Changes in the Caribbean and North American East Coast", Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena, (Colombia).
  • (2017) "Big Data versus Small Data:  Container Port Traffic and Maritime Connectivity", Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Measuring Shipping Connectivity and Performance: The Need for Statistics and Data, UNCTAD, Geneva (Switzerland).
  • (2017) "National Logistics Policies: Dubai and Morocco as Maritime Clusters", Global Connectivity and Maritime Clusters. EU-OECD Project on Supporting the Development of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, Cairo (Egypt).
  • (2017) "Driving Freight: Gateways and the Intermodal Connectivity of North America", Summit on Finance, Policy and VMT, Jersey City (United States).
  • (2017) "Les enjeux de l’industrie maritime face a la divergence de la mondialisation", Rendez-Vous de la Société de Développement Économique du Saint-Laurent, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2017) "Le rôle des politiques publiques dans le développement des plateformes logistiques maritimes : les exemples du Maroc, Colombie, Panama, et Dubaï", Promouvoir l’investissement dans le secteur logistique en vue de renforcer l’intégration de la Tunisie dans les chaines de valeur mondiales, OECD, Tunis (Tunisia).
  • (2017) "Factors of Inertia and Changes in the Maritime Shipping Industry", Conference of the Canadian Marine Pilots’ Association, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2017) "Global Trade Connectivity: Patterns and Networks", with Jean-Francois Arvis and Cordula Rastogi, Trade and Competitiveness Learning Week, World Bank, Washington (USA).
  • (2017) "Drivers of Change in Maritime Transport", "Drivers of Change in Manufacturing & Supply Chains" and "Drivers of Change in Trade & Free Trade Zones", with Theo Notteboom, Panama Canal Authority, Business Development in Maritime Logistics Seminar, Panama City (Panama).
  • (2017) "Coordination in Logistics Policy Making: Cognitive Dissonance and Unrealistic Expectations?", World Bank, Washington (USA).
  • (2016) "Logistics at the Crossroads of Global Container Flows: Comparing the Connectivity of Dubai and Panama", Terminal Operators Conference Middle East, Dubai (UAE).
  • (2016) "The Mechanisms of Logistics Policy: Connectivity and Coordination in the Intermodal Sector", Second Hemispheric Conference on Competitiveness and Port Logistics, Organization of American States, Veracruz (Mexico).
  • (2016) "Global Challenges and Opportunities in the Port and Maritime Sector", Seminar on Ports, World Bank, Washington (USA).
  • (2016) "Free Ports: Towards a Network of Trade Gateways", with Alexandre Lavissiere, International Association of Maritime Economists, Hamburg (Germany).
  • (2016) "The Disadvantages of Scale in Container Maritime Shipping", International Association of Maritime Economists, Hamburg (Germany).
  • (2016) "The Geography of International Shipping: Innovations and Challenges in a Changing Global Context", 3er Foro Puertos y Contenedores: Innovacion y Estrategia, Barranquilla (Colombia).
  • (2016) "The Strategic Importance of Maritime Clusters in the Ocean Economy", Oceans Economy and Trade: Sustainable Fisheries, Transport and Tourism, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva (Switzerland).
  • (2016) "The Cycles of Container Shipping Evolution", Transportforum 2016, Linkoping (Sweden).
  • (2016) "Moving Containerized Freight in a Material World: Challenges for Maritime Shipping and Ports", Keynote Speech, Transportforum 2016, Linkoping (Sweden).
  • (2016) "The Disadvantages of Scale in Maritime Shipping and Ports", Lighthouse Breakfast Seminar: Shipping – Advantages, Disadvantages and Opportunities, University of Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • (2015) World Economic Forum, Summit on the Global Agenda 2015, Global Agenda Council on the Future of Manufacturing, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
  • (2015) "The Dualism of Urban Freight Distribution: City vs. Suburban Logistics", with Sonke Behrends, 2015 International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF), Long Beach (USA).
  • (2015) "The Freight Landscape: Convergence and Divergence in Urban Freight Distribution", 2015 International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF), Long Beach (USA).
  • (2015) "Driving the Shipping Business: Containerization Growth Factors", Keynote Presentation, Terminal Operators Conference Americas, Panama City (Panama).
  • (2015) "Gateways and Bottlenecks of Global Maritime Shipping", Vulnerabilities and Pinchpoints in Global Food Trade, An expert roundtable, Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London (UK).
  • (2015) "Regional and Temporal Variations in Containerization: Unraveling Container Traffic Growth in Ports", with T. Notteboom, ECONSHIP 2015, Chios (Greece).
  • (2015) "Competition and Complementarity between Seaports and Hinterland Locations for Attracting Distribution Activities: A Regional Comparison", with J. Monios, T. Notteboom and G. Wilmsmeier, ECONSHIP 2015, Chios (Greece).
  • (2015) "Port Selection by Freight Forwarders in a Landlocked Hinterland: The Case of the Czech Republic", with P. Kolar, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
  • (2015) "'Brown Logistics': Some Issues on the Sustainability of Freight Distribution", Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future, National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research and Education, Madison (USA).
  • (2015) "Bi-Coastal Disorder: Commercial Shifts in North American Maritime Ranges", 50th Annual CTRF Conference, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2015) "The Panama Canal Expansion: Myths and Realities for the North American Economy", Keynote Presentation, Center for Transportation Studies Research Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA).
  • (2015) "Hinterland Transport and Logistics", Graduate Seminar, Joint Center for Transport and Logistics, Chongqing University, Chongqing (China).
  • (2015) "Perspectives about Ports and Maritime Shipping", Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena, Cartagena (Colombia).
  • (2015) "Issues and Trends in Transport Geography Impacting Canada’s Global Competitiveness", Centre on Public Management and Policy, University of Ottawa (Canada).
  • (2014) "Out at Sea: The Geography of Cruise Shipping", Texas A&M University, Faculty of Maritime Administration, Galveston (USA).
  • (2014) "The Expanded Panama Canal: Myths and Realities", Hedgeye Risk Management, Thought Leadership Roundtable, New York (USA).
  • (2014) World Economic Forum, Summit on the Global Agenda 2014, Global Agenda Council on the Future of Manufacturing, Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
  • (2014) "Global Maritime Transport Trends and the Potential of the Expanded Panama Canal for Latin American Trade", 4th Congress of the National Merchant Marine, Mexico City (Mexico).
  • (2014) "Not Your Grandma’s Shipping Market: Are There New Core Principles to Global Maritime Shipping and Ports?", TOC Container Supply Chain: Americas, Cartagena (Colombia).
  • (2014) "Myths and Realities of the Panama Canal Expansion", Ohio Conference on Freight, Columbus (USA).
  • (2014) "Improving the Bottlenecks: the Czech Republic as a Central European Intermodal Transport and Logistics Platform", with P. Kolar, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Norfolk (USA).
  • (2014) "Transshipment Hubs in the New Panamax Era: What Role for the Caribbean?", with A. Asaf, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Norfolk (USA).
  • (2014) "Hinterland Transport and Logistics", Graduate Seminar, Joint Center for Transport and Logistics, Chongqing University, Chongqing (China).
  • (2014) "What Does Urban Freight Data Reveals about Mega Cities? Evidence from Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Seoul", Transport Research Arena, Paris (France).
  • (2014) "City Logistics: Towards a Global Typology", with L. Dablanc, Transport Research Arena, Paris (France).
  • (2014) "Zonal Logistics: Supporting Global Supply Chains", Zonal Logics of Modernity: Urban Imaginations and Economic Life, The New School, New York University (USA).
  • (2014) "Inland Ports: Opportunities and Obstacles for Inland Distribution", Roundtable chair, Cargo Logistics Canada, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2014) "Reefers in Cold Chain Logistics: Evidence from Western Canadian Supply Chains", Cargo Logistics Canada, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2014) "The Panama Canal Today: Impacts on World Economy and Competition", Keynote Presentation, One Hundred Years of the Panama Canal: Legacy and Future, Transportation Research Board, 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington DC, (USA).
  • (2013) "The Waves of Containerization: Shifts in Global Maritime Transportation", University of Southern California, METRANS, Transportation Research Seminar Series, Los Angeles (USA).
  • (2013) World Economic Forum, Summit on the Global Agenda 2013, Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
  • (2013) "The Geography of Urban Freight: A City Logistics Typology", Urban Freight Transportation – Selected Presentations from the METRANS International Urban Freight Conference, Talking Freight Seminar, United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration.
  • (2013) "The Cyclical Behavior of City Logistics: A Terminal Centric Perspective", 5th International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF), Long Beach (USA).
  • (2013) "The Geography of Urban Freight: A City Logistics Typology", with Laetitia Dablanc, 5th International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF), Long Beach (USA).
  • (2013) "Latin American Ports: Logistical Challenges for a Post Panama Canal Expansion Era", Foro Iberoamericano de Logística y Puertos, Panama City (Panama).
  • (2013) "The Panama Canal Expansion: Business as Usual or Game Changer for Latin American Ports?", VIII Meeting of the Inter American Committee on Ports, Cartagena (Colombia).
  • (2013) "Issues and Trends in Transport Geography Impacting Canada’s Global Competitiveness", Centre on Public Management and Policy, University of Ottawa (Canada).
  • (2013) "The Spatial Diffusion of Containerization (1970-2010)", with David Guerrero, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Marseille (France).
  • (2013) "Multiple Entry and Absorptive Capacity: the Effects on Growth Strategies of International Terminal Operators", with Francesco Parola, Theo Notteboom and Giovanni Satta, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Marseille (France).
  • (2013) "Beyond the Box: Research on Cruise Ports", with Thanos Pallis, 11th Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) Workshop, Port Authority of Marseille, Marseille (France).
  • (2013) "Canadian Freight Transportation Research: Public Policy Perspectives", Canadian Transportation Research Forum, North American Competitiveness in Global Trade: The Role of Transportation, Halifax (Canada).
  • (2013) "Gateways and Port-Centric Logistics: The Reinsertion of Ports in Supply Chains", Atlantic Provinces Transportation Forum, Halifax (Canada).
  • (2013) "Intermodalism and City Logistics: Impacts of Terminals on Metropolitan Areas", with Markus Hesse, EU/US Freight Symposium, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (USA).
  • (2013) "From Global Freight Distribution to City Logistics: The Role of Intermodal Terminals", Metropolitan Planning & Urban Design Centre of Istanbul (BIMTAS), Urban Logistics Workshop, Istanbul, (Turkey).
  • (2013) "Enabling Sustainable Global Manufacturing: A Proposed Framework ", on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Council of the World Economic Forum, From the Outside In: Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs, Hofstra University (USA).
  • (2013) "City Logistics and Sustainability: A Global Typology", with Laetitia Dablanc, From the Outside In: Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs, Hofstra University (USA).
  • (2013) "Global Containerized Maritime Shipping: Emergence and Divergence", University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • (2012) "Ports, Inland Ports and Logistics Zones: Governance Issues" and "The Terminalization of Containerized Supply Chains", Advanced Port Economics Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2012) Council on Advanced Manufacturing, Summit on the Global Agenda 2012, World Economic Forum, Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
  • (2012) "Ten Global Trends Impacting North American Freight Distribution: Revisited", Canadian Rail Summit 2012, Railway Association of Canada, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2012) "Transport and Geo-Economics in Maritime Shipping", The Atlantic Dialogues, The German Marshall Fund of the United States and the OCP Foundation of Morocco, Rabat (Morocco).
  • (2012) "Cruise Shipping: Networks and Ports of Call in the Caribbean and Mediterranean", with T. Notteboom, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Taipei (ROC).
  • (2012) "The Containerization of Commodities: Integrating Inland Ports with Gateways and Corridors in Western Canada", Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) 22nd Annual Summit, Saskatoon (Canada). 
  • (2012) "Maritime Shipping and the Commercial Usage of the Oceans", EU-US Conference Series, 2nd Conference on "Sustainable Oceans: Reconciling Economic Use and Protection", Draeger Foundation & The Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York (USA).
  • (2012) "Global Freight Distribution and City Logistics: A Complex Interface", ITDP Sustainable Transport Summit, Budapest (Hungary).
  • (2012) "The Geography of Cruise Shipping: Itineraries, Capacity Deployment and Ports of Call", with T. Notteboom, 5th Asian Logistics Roundtable & Conference, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2012) "The Waves of Containerization: Shifts in Global Maritime Transportation", 5th Asian Logistics Roundtable & Conference, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2012) "Dry Ports in European and North American Intermodal Rail Systems: two of a kind?", with T. Notteboom, 5th Asian Logistics Roundtable & Conference, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2012) The North American Supply Chain Panel, "Made in North America": Competitiveness, Supply Chain and Transportation in the NAFTA Region, The United States - Mexico Chamber of Commerce, New York (USA).
  • (2012) "Ports as Nexus in Global Supply Chains: Terminal Operators and Inland Freight Distribution", Seminario Internacional: Lanzamiento del Plan Logístico Nacional, Plataformas Logísticas e Integración multimodal, Inter-American Development Bank, Quito (Ecuador).
  • (2012) "North American Gateways and Corridors: Emerging Trends in Inland Freight Distribution", CILTNA 11th Annual Transportation Situation & Outlook Conference, Ottawa (Canada).
  • (2012) "The Benefits of Logistics Investments: Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean", Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC.
  • (2012) "Global Containerized Maritime Shipping: Emergence, Divergence and Challenges", Colombian Naval Academy, Cartagena (Colombia).
  • (2012) "A Big Step or a Small Leap? The Panama Canal Expansion and Global Supply Chains", The Big Leap 2014: Challenges and Opportunities for Infrastructure in Colombia Upon New flows of International Trade, Cartagena (Colombia).
  • (2011) “Containerization, Supply Chains and Intermodal Terminals” and “The Governance of Global Intermodal Terminals”, Advanced Port Economics Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2011) "Les Opérateurs de Terminaux de Conteneurs : Stratégies Globales et Régionales", Séminaire EMAR, Union des Ports de France / Association pour le Développement des Ports Français, Paris (France). Seminaire Centre Interuniversitaire d'Etude de la Mobilite (CIEM), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels (Belgium).
  • (2011) "Port Regionalization, Inland Terminals and Last Mile Logistics", 6th European Conference and Exhibition on Inland Terminals, Barcelona (Spain).
  • (2011) "What is the Future of Containerization in Maritime and Inland Freight Distribution?", International Union of Railways, Rail Hinterland – Efficient Connections to the World, Hamburg (Germany).
  • (2011) Council on Advanced Manufacturing, Summit on the Global Agenda 2011, World Economic Forum, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
  • (2011) "Global Container Terminal Operators: From Diversification to Rationalization?”, with T. Notteboom, European Conference on Shipping & Ports 2011, Chios (Greece).
  • (2011) "Looking Inside the Box: Evidence from the Containerization of Commodities and the Cold Chain”, with T. Notteboom, European Conference on Shipping & Ports 2011, Chios (Greece).
  • (2011) "Developments in Shipping Markets" & "Developments in Terminals and ITO Strategies", with T. Notteboom, The PortEconomics Summer Course, Advance in Port Management: Theory and Practice, Chios (Greece).
  • (2011) "The Functional Relations between Third Party Logistics and Intermodal Transport Systems", with M.A. Roy, 4th Translog Conference, Hamilton (Canada).
  • (2011) "The Next Box Wave: Can Containerization Reinvent Itself?", with T. Notteboom, Terminal Operators Conference Europe, Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2011) "Prospects for the Caribbean as a Gateway to North America", 10th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference, Pointe-a-Pitre (Guadeloupe).
  • (2011) "Economic Outlook for Ports and Shipping: A Post-Recession (Really?) Analysis", with T. Notteboom, The European Sea Ports Conference (ESPO), Limassol (Cyprus).
  • (2011) "Logistic Zones in North America and their Interactions with Gateways and Corridors", North America’s Corridor Coalition (NASCO), Montreal Regional Meeting, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2011) "Freight and the City: An Ambiguous Relationship", Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York (USA).
  • (2011) Discussion Leader, Future of Manufacturing - New Routes, Supply Chain & Transport, Global Risks Meeting, World Economic Forum, New York (USA).
  • (2011) "Last Mile Logistics and Port Regionalization in Global Freight Distribution", 4th Medlog (Mediterranean Logistics) Conference, Tangier (Morocco).
  • (2011) "Inland Infrastructure: Bulk to Container", Transportation Summit 2011: Best Practices Shaping Global Logistics, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2011) "Benchmarking the Canadian Gateways and Corridors Governance Model", with S. Blank, Transportation Summit 2011: Best Practices Shaping Global Logistics, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2011) Academic advisor, Caribbean Shipping Association, Regional Maritime Portal Project Forum, Miami (USA).
  • (2011) "L’expansion du Canal de Panama et ses impacts potentiels sur le système maritime et logistique nord-américain", seminaire de recherche, Laboratoire d'économie des Transports (LET), Université de Lyon, Lyon (France).
  • (2010) "The Governance of Global Intermodal Terminals" and "The Terminalization of Supply Chains and Inland Ports", Advanced Port Economics Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2010) "The Panama Canal Expansion and its Impacts on Global Shipping Patterns", Second International Conference on Gateways and Corridors, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2010) Freight Transport Consultant, 7th Meeting of the Global Research Network on Human Settlements (HS-Net), UN-HABITAT, Mombasa (Kenya).
  • (2010) "Inland Ports and Freight Regionalization in North America", Dryport Conference: Intermodal Strategies for Integrating Ports & Hinterlands, Edinburgh (UK).
  • (2010) "Global Supply Chains, Maritime Transportation and the Caribbean Transshipment Market: The Challenges of Growth and Rationalization", Caribbean Shipping Association Annual General Meeting, Montego Bay (Jamaica).
  • (2010) "La logistique intermodale et le développement territorial en Amérique du Nord", Colloque International Transport et développement des territoires, Le Havre (France).
  • (2010) "The Corporate Geography of Global Terminal Operators", with T. Notteboom, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2010 Conference, Lisbon (Portugal).
  • (2010) "The Financialization of the Terminal and Port Industry: Rediscovering Risk", with T. Notteboom and A. Pallis, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2010 Conference, Lisbon (Portugal).
  • (2010) "Extending the Gateways: Logistic Zones in North American Freight Distribution", The Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative: Toronto Workshop, Toronto (Canada).
  • (2010) "The Ramifications of the Crisis: Revising Future Expectations", with T. Notteboom, Analysis Session: The Terminal Business Model - Back to Normal or the Greater Depression?, Terminal Operators Conference Europe, Valencia (Spain).
  • (2010) "The Path to the Crisis of 2008: Beware of Future Expectations", with T. Notteboom, Analysis Session: The Terminal Business Model - Back to Normal or the Greater Depression?, Terminal Operators Conference Europe, Valencia (Spain).
  • (2010) Rapporteur, "Transport and Innovation: Unleashing the Potential", Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Transport Forum 2010, Leipzig (Germany). Comments.
  • (2010) "Global Economic & Trade Outlook: Economic Cycles and Maritime Shipping", 9th Caribbean Shipping Executives Conference, Willemstad (Curacao).
  • (2010) "Green Logistics and its Paradoxes: What Drives Supply Chain Management?", 2010 Army National Guard Logistics Management Seminar, Louisville (USA).
  • (2010) Participation to "Research Round Table on ICT Applications for a Global Freight Transport System", Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Transport Forum, Genoa (Italy). Comments.
  • (2010) Participation to "Round Table on Innovation and Visions for the Future of Transport", Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Transport Forum, Paris (France).
  • (2009) “The Governance of Intermodal Terminal Assets” and “Logistics and Terminalization”, Advanced Port Economics Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2009) "The First Crisis of Globalization: Legacy Scenarios for Maritime Container Trade and Ports", Terminal Operators Conference Americas, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  • (2009) "Gateways, Inland Ports and Logistics Zones in North America", Operations and Logistics Seminar, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2009) "La façade atlantique et l’interface maritime / terrestre nord américaine", Séminaire EMAR-INRETS, Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité, Laboratoire Systemes Productifs, Logistique, Organisation des Transports et Travail, Paris (France).
  • (2009) "Moving Inside the Box: The Containerization of Commodities", International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2009 Conference, Copenhagen (Denmark).
  • (2009) "Economic Cycles and the Organizational and Geographical Attributes of Global Value Chains: Is the Pendulum Changing Direction?", with T. Notteboom, Integrating Maritime Transport in Value Chains Workshop, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2009) "Foreland-Based Regionalization: Integrating Intermediate Hubs with Port Hinterlands", with T. Notteboom, International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA 2009), Hong Kong (China).
  • (2009) "Poles Logistiques et Ports Intérieurs: Enjeux Nord Américains" (Logistic Poles and Inland Ports: North American Challenges), Colloque de l’Association Québécoise du Transport Routier, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2009) Participation to the workshop "The Future of Human Mobility and its Impacts on Aviation 2020-2025", Embraer Corporation, São José dos Campos (Brazil).
  • (2009) “Transportation, Supply Chains and the First Crisis of Globalization”, keynote speech, International Multimodal Conference, Windsor (Canada).
  • (2009) "Les ports intérieurs et les pôles logistiques: Montréal dans le contexte nord américain" (Inland Ports and Logistics Poles: Montreal in the North American Context), Colloque « En route vers un pole logistique », Conférence Régionale des Élus de la Vallée-du-Haut-Saint-Laurent, Vaudreuil (Canada).
  • (2009) "Inland Terminals, Logistic Clusters and Global Commodity Chains: Looking Into the Eye of the Storm", 5th Annual Supply Chain Connections Conference, Winnipeg, (Canada).
  • (2008) “The Governance of Intermodal Terminal Assets” and “Logistics and Terminalization”, Advanced Port Economics Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2008) "Transport Trends and Inland Hubs", 3rd European Conference and Exhibition on Inland Terminals, Paris (France).
  • (2008) "Port Regionalization: Towards a New Phase in Pacific Asian Port Development", 2008 International Logistics Forum, Incheon (Korea).
  • (2008) "Terminals and Logistics: The Terminalization Thesis", The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI), Seoul (Korea).
  • (2008) "Transportation and Oil Prices: From Modal Shift to Supply Chain Propagation", New Jersey Department of Transportation, In-House Lecture Series, Trenton (USA).
  • (2008) "Freight Distribution Clusters: The North American Setting", Roundtable on Logistic Poles, Government of Quebec, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2008) "Hanging by a Thread? Transportation Challenges to the Efficiency of Global Value Chains", Canada’s Asia-pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative Workshop "Towards a Value-Added Strategy", Government of Canada, Transport Canada, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2008) "Gateways and Corridors: Divergence along the North American Eastern Seaboard", Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Halifax (Canada).
  • (2008) "The Terminalization of Supply Chains: Assessing Terminals within Freight Distribution Systems" and "The Terminalization of Supply Chains: North American and European Perspectives", joint presentation with Theo Notteboom, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Boston (USA).
  • (2008) "Round Table on Port Competition and Hinterland Connections", Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Transport Forum, Paris (France). Comments.
  • (2008) "The Terminalization of Supply Chains: Reassessing Port / Hinterland Logistical Relationships", joint presentation with Theo Notteboom, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference, Dalian (China).
  • (2008) Participation to the roundtable "Drivers of Change: North America’s Freight Transportation System in 2030 Agenda", Arizona State University, Tempe (USA).
  • (2008) "Gateways and Corridors" and "Hinterland Logistics", Hinterland Transportation Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2008) "Inland Ports: Perspectives for Western Canada", Government of Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Inland Port Roundtables, Edmonton, Kamloops and Prince George (Canada).
  • (2007) "Maritime Gateways as Paradigms of Globalization", keynote speech, Spatial Impacts of Multimodal Corridor Development in Gateway Areas: Italy-Greece-Turkey Conference (SIMECODE-IGT), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki (Greece).
  • (2007) "Port Hinterland Divergence along the North American Eastern Seaboard", with Changqian Guan, International Congress on Ports in Proximity: Competition, Cooperation and Integration, Antwerp / Rotterdam.
  • (2007) "Logistics and Global Commodity Chains", Fall Summit, HSH Nordbank, Hamburg (Germany).
  • (2007) Invited speaker, Thinking Bigger: New York and Transportation in the Northeast Megaregion Symposium, Wagner Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management, New York University (USA). Click here to see a PodCast version of the roundtable.
  • (2007) "The Insertion of BostWash within the Global and National Freight Frameworks", Anticipating 2025: Changing Technologies and Intermodal Linkages in Aerial, Highway, Marine, and Rail Transportation in the Northeast Corridor, University of Delaware, Newark (USA). Click here to see a PodCast version of the presentation.
  • (2007) "The Future of Containerization: Box Logistics in Light of Global Supply Chains", joint presentation with Theo Notteboom, International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference, Athens (Greece).
  • (2007) "Intermodal Transportation and Commodity Chains: New York and the Global, Regional and Local Nexus", New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, New York (USA).
  • (2007) "Ten Global Trends Impacting North American Rail Freight Distribution", keynote speech, Rail-Government Interface (RGI) Conference, Railway Association of Canada (RAC), Ottawa (Canada). Material from this presentation used by the RAC for their report to the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications (Government of Canada).
  • (2007) "The Bostwash Corridor: Global and National Dimensions", Projecting and Planning for the Movement of Goods and People Into, Out of, and Within, the Northeast Corridor, 2007 – 2025, University of Delaware, Newark (USA).
  • (2007) "Corridors and the Maritime / Land Interface: North America and the Pacific", Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Research Consortium, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (2007) "Hinterland Transportation: Gateways and Corridors" and "Hinterland Transportation: Intermodal and Transmodal Operations", Hinterland Transportation Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2007) "The Next Fifty Years of Containerization: Container Vessels, Liner Shipping and Seaport Terminals", and "The Next Fifty Years of Containerization: Inland Freight Distribution" joint presentation with Theo Notteboom, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco (USA).
  • (2007) “Gateways, Corridors and Global Freight Distribution: Transpacific Issues”, Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Research Consortium, Gateway and Corridor Workshop, Regina (Canada). Accompanying paper.
  • (2007) “Shared Intermodal Terminals and the Potential for Improving the Efficiency of Rail-Rail Interchange”, joint presentation with J. Lanigan, J. Zumerchik, R. Guensler and M.O. Rodgers, Transportation Research Board, Committee on Intermodal Freight Terminal Design and Operations, Washington, D.C. (USA).
  • (2006) "Intermodal Transportation and Integrated Transport Systems: Spaces, Networks and Flows", Flowpolis: The Form of Nodal Space conference, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). Accompanying paper.
  • (2006) “Transmodal Rail Operations and the Thruport Concept”, Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum, Madison, (USA).
  • (2006) "Global Production Networks and Transport Gateways", Hinterland Transportation Seminar, University of Antwerp, Institute of Transport and Maritime Management (ITMMA), Antwerp (Belgium).
  • (2006) "Transport, Logistics and Global Production Networks: A Geographical Perspective", Chalmers University of Technology, Division of Logistics and Transportation, Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • (2006) "The Thruport Concept: Reconciling Time and Flows in Freight Distribution", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago (USA).
  • (2006) "Viewpoint (Transport Geography Rant): Follow the Freight", Transport Geography: Assessing the Current State of the Subdiscipline, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago (USA).
  • (2006) "Inter-metropolitan Rail Corridors and Regional Development", keynote speaker, Building Inter-metropolitan Rail Corridors: A Public Policy Forum, University of Delaware, Institute of Public Administration, Newark (USA). Click here to see a PodCast version of the presentation.
  • (2005) “New Port-Hinterland Relationships: Experiences from North America”, International Workshop on New Generation Port Cities and Global Supply Chains, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China).
  • (2005) “The Future of Freight Transportation: Technological and Commercial Forces”, keynote speaker, Transportation, Commerce and Security: Challenges Facing Global Policymakers, Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), U.S. Department of State, Arlington (USA).
  • (2005) “Transportation and Global Production Networks: The Challenges of Geographical and Functional Integration”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Denver (USA).
  • (2005) “The Suburbanization of Transport Terminals and Freight Distribution Centers”, New Visions of Suburban Life: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Hofstra University, Hempstead (USA).
  • (2005) “The Challenges of Freight Distribution in the New York Metropolitan Area”, Beyond Post-9/11: A Colloquium on the Future of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton (USA).
  • (2004) “Challenging the Derived Transport Demand: Geographical Issues in Freight Distribution”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Philadelphia (USA).
  • (2003) “Freight and the City: Distribution in the New York Metropolitan Area”, Conference of the Middle States Division of the American Association of Geographers, Albany, NY (USA).
  • (2003) "The Transport Geography of Logistics and Freight Distribution: North American and Western European Perspectives", with Markus Hesse, Sustainable Transport in Europe and Links and Liaisons with America (STELLA) meeting, Focus Group 1: Globalisation, E-Economy and Trade, Brussels (Belgium).
  • (2003) "The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey: Global Changes, Regional Gains and Local Pains", Invited Speaker, Research Seminar on Maritime Transport, Globalization, Regional Integration and Territorial Development, University of Le Havre, Le Havre (France).
  • (2003) "Freight, Gateways and Mega-Urban Regions: The Case of BostWash", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New Orleans (USA).
  • (2002) “The Synchronization of Freight Transport Terminals”, International Congress on Freight Transport Automation and Multimodality, Delft (Netherlands).
  • (2002) “Globalization and the Geography of Logistics: Conceptual Issues”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles (USA).
  • (2002) “Transport Geography on the Web”, Teaching Transport Geography Panel, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles (USA).
  • (2001) “The Paradoxes of Green Logistics”, 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul (Korea).
  • (2001) “The Transportation Geography of Logistics”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York, New York (USA).
  • (2000) “Transportation, Logistics and Space: A Conceptual Overview”, Conference of the Middle States Division of the American Association of Geographers, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (USA).
  • (2000) “Uncreative Destruction? Environmental Issues of Two Decades of Transportation / Land Use Changes in Chinese Cities”, 36th International Congress on Asian and North African Studies (ICANAS), Montreal (Canada).
  • (2000) “Transportation and Urban Sustainability in China: Issues and Prospects”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh (USA).
  • (2000) “Are Environmental Externalities Relevant? Lessons from Urban Transportation in China”, Lectures on Transport Planning and Environmental Management, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, (China).
  • (1999) “Transportation, Spatial Interactions and Urban Sustainability: The Case of China”, Conference of the Middle States Division of the American Association of Geographers, West Chester, PA (USA).
  • (1999) “Transport and the Urban Environment: Impacts of Chinese Urban Morphology”, with Julien-Claude Racette, 15th Triennial Conference, International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Beijing (China).
  • (1999) “Transport and Environment Issues”, Invited lecturer, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (China) and Shanghai Institute for Science and Technology, Shanghai (China).
  • (1999) “Improving Transportation / Land Use Sustainability with Geographic Information Systems”, Invited lecturer, Gansu University of Technology, Lanzhou (China).
  • (1999) “Transport Gateways and International Trade on the Pacific Rim”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Honolulu (USA).
  • (1998) “Globalization and the Synchronization of Transport Terminals”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Boston (USA).
  • (1998) “Transport and the Environment: Urban Issues”, Invited lecturer, Gansu University of Technology, Lanzhou (China).
  • (1997) “Maritime Transportation, International Trade and Economic Integration: The Pacific-Asian Environment”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Fort Worth (USA).
  • (1996) “Pacific Asian Economic Integration: Overview and Prospects”, Canadian Asian Studies Association Conference, Brock University, St-Catharines (Canada).
  • (1996) “Cyberspace and Asian Studies”, Canadian Asian Studies Association Conference, Brock University, St-Catharines (Canada).
  • (1996) “Maritime Fields: A New Geography of Maritime Transportation?”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte (USA).
  • (1995) “Vers une typologie portuaire: l’hypothèse des champs maritimes”, Conférence de l’Association Canadienne des Géographes, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal (Canada).
  • (1995) “Transportation and Spatial Cycles: Evidence from Maritime Transportation”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago (USA).
  • (1994) “GIS and Transportation / Land Use Planning: Utility Value Assessment in Chinese Cities”, CPGIS’94, University of Calgary, Calgary (Canada).
  • (1994) “China: The Next Battleground for Industrial Capitalism?”, Biennial Conference of the East Asia Council, University of Calgary, Calgary (Canada).
  • (1994) “Economic, Transportation and Urbanization Cycles in Urban Regions of East Asia”, Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo (Canada).
  • (1993) “Transportation Corridors in East Asian Urban Regions”, Biennial Conference of the East Asia Council, Université de Montréal, Montréal (Canada).
  • (1993) “Transportation and Territorial Development in Singapore Extended Metropolitan Region”, 34th International Congress on Asian and North African Studies (ICANAS), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • (1992) “Intermodality in the Emergence of Mega-Urban Regions: Principles and Equations”, 6th World Conference on Transport Research, Lyon (France).
  • (1992) “Transportation and Land Use Optimization: Land Use Utility Value Assessment using Geographic Information Systems”, International Conference on Urban Land Use and Transport System (ICULTS '92), Shanghai (China).
  • (1992) “Knowledge-Based Computing for Transportation / Land Use Systems: Application to Shanghai”, International Conference on Urban Land Use and Transport System (ICULTS’92), Shanghai (China).
  • (1992) “The Role of Transportation in the Emergence of Mega-Urban Regions: The Cases of Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore”, Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada).
  • (1991) “Le rôle des transports dans l’émergence de méga-régions urbaines en Asie de l’Est: le cas de Nanjing-Shanghai-Hangzhou”, Conference of the Canadian Association of Asian Studies, Brock University, St. Catharines (Canada).
  • (1991) “Le système expert en géographie des transports”, Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Queen’s University, Kingston (Canada).

Conferences Chair and Organization

  • (2013) “International Trade and Maritime Geography”, Marseille (France), International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Chair.
  • (2010) "Inland Ports and Strategic Interaction in Gateways and Corridors", The Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative: Toronto Workshop, Toronto (Canada), Chair.
  • (2008) "The Atlantic Rim: Comparative Issues in North American and European Logistics", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Sponsored by the Transport and Economic Geography Specialty Groups and Transport Geography Research Group (Royal Geographical Society), Boston (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2007) "Globalization and Freight Transportation in a Containerized World", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Two sessions sponsored by the Economic Geography, Transport Geography and Historical Geography Specialty Groups, San Francisco (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2007) "Transport, Geography and Governance", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Session sponsored by the Transport Geography Specialty Group and by the Transport Geography Research Group (Royal Geographical Society), San Francisco (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2006) "Freight Transport and Intermodality", NECTAR (Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research) Cluster Meeting, Gothenburg (Sweden), Chair.
  • (2006) "Applied Transportation Research", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Chicago (USA), Chair.
  • (2006) “Gateway Cities: Materials, People and the Flows of Globalization”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Two sessions sponsored by the Economic Geography, Transport Geography and Urban Geography Specialty Groups, Chicago (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2005) “Global Production Networks, Logistics and Transport”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Two sessions sponsored by the Economic Geography Specialty Group and by the Transport Geography Study Group, Denver (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2004) “Re-Exploring the Interface between Economic Geography and Transport Geography”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Sessions sponsored by the Economic Geography Specialty Group and by the Transport Geography Study Group, Philadelphia (USA), Co-organizer and Co-chair.
  • (2003) “The Geography of Freight Transportation: Global, Regional and Urban Dimensions”, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, 3 Sessions sponsored by the Transport Geography Study Group, New Orleans (USA), Co-organizer and Chair.
  • (2002) "The Geography of Logistics", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Two sessions sponsored by the Transport Geography Study Group, Los Angeles (USA), Organizer and Chair.
  • (2002) "Teaching Transport Geography", Panel sessions, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Two sessions sponsored by the Transport Geography Study Group, Los Angeles (USA), Co-organizer and Chair.
  • (2001) "Transportation Logistics" Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York (USA), Chair.
  • (2001) "Battery Park: Walking tour of Battery Park City and the World Financial Center", Field Trip, Conference of the Association of American Geographers, New York (USA), Co-organizer.
  • (2000) "Geography and Transportation", Conference of the Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (USA), Chair.
  • (2000) "Impacts of Transportation Systems", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Pittsburgh (USA), Chair.
  • (1999) "Transport and the Pacific: Selected Issues", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Session sponsored by the Transport Geography Study Group, Organizer, Honolulu (USA).
  • (1998) "Transport Terminals: New Perspectives", Conference of the Association of American Geographers, Boston (USA). Session sponsored by the Transport Geography Study Group, Organizer and chair.
  • (1996) "East Asian Models for Economic Development", 2 sessions, Canadian Asian Studies Association 1996 Conference, Brock University, St. Catharines (Canada), Chair.
  • (1995) "Géographie du transport maritime", 2 sessions on maritime transportation, Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal (Canada). Organizer and chair.
  • (1994) "Industrial Geography", Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo (Canada), Chair.
  • (1992) "Fringe festivals: Mega-urban regions in South East Asia", Conference of the Canadian Association of Geographers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada), Chair.

Other Presentations

  • (2009) Projet d’amenagement d’un pole logistique, Réunion du comite directeur, Montreal (Canada).
  • (2007) "Freight Transportation and Environmental Efficiency: Going Beyond the ‘S’ Word", Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Postgraduate Program on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Thessaloniki (Greece).
  • (2007) "Intermodal and Transmodal Operations", Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Maritime Infrastructure Engineering and Management Program, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ (USA).
  • (2007) "Building a North American Freight Transportation System for the 21st Century", MBA Workshop, Kansas City and the Mid-continent Corridor Logistics, Supply Chain Management & Entrepreneurial Development, Park University, Kansas City (USA).
  • (2007) "Teacher Trainer Workshop: Geography of Japan, China and the Tigers", Duke University, Asian / Pacific Studies Institute, Durham (USA).
  • (2006) "Port Hinterlands and Maritime Logistics", Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Maritime Infrastructure Engineering and Management Program, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ (USA).
  • (2006) "Teacher Trainer Workshop: Geography of East and Southeast Asia", Duke University, Asian / Pacific Studies Institute, Durham (USA).
  • (2006) "Freight and the City: An Overview of Urban Freight Distribution and City Logistics", Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Maritime Infrastructure Engineering and Management Program, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ (USA).
  • (2005) "Maritime Transportation and Inland Freight Distribution: The Challenge of the Coast", Georgia Southern University, Statesboro (USA).
  • (2004) "Transportation and Distribution in the New York Metropolitan Area", German Commercial Representation Office, New York.
  • (2003) “Tablet PCs as Educational Tools: A Pragmatic View”, Hofstra Technology Symposium: Showcasing Technology for Teaching and Learning, Invited Speaker, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (USA).
  • (2003) "Transport Geography on the Web: Practical Implications for Developing, Maintaining and Upgrading a Large Educational Web Site", Center for Global Geography Education Workshop, San Marcos, Texas (USA).
  • (2002) “An Overview of ‘Pocket PCs’ as Presentation and Educational Tools”, Invited lecturer, Pioneer Program (Technology in the classroom), Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (USA).
  • (2000) “GIS Multimedia Education”, Invited lecturer, Hofstra University, Business Development Center, Hempstead, NY (USA).
  • (1999) “The Geography of Globalization”, Talk sponsored by the Economics Association, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (USA).
  • (1996) “Transportation and Spatial Cycles: Evidence from Maritime Systems”, Invited lecturer, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • (1996) “Maritime Fields: A New Geography of Maritime Transportation?”, Invited lecturer, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • (1996) “Strategies for Teaching Economic Geography in Cyberspace”, Invited lecturer, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg (Sweden); Department of Geography, Concordia University, Montréal (Canada).
  • (1996) “Maritime Transportation and the Global Economy”, Invited lecturer, Boston University, Boston (USA).
  • (1991) “Modélisation et intelligence artificielle: application à Shanghai”, Geoforum, Université de Montréal, Department of Geography, Montréal (Canada).
  • (1991) “Le système expert en géographie des transports”, Seminar on Current Research at the Centre for Research on Transportation, École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montréal (Canada).
  • (1990) “Le développement d’un modèle dynamique d’interaction spatiale et d’utilisation fonctionnelle du sol: application Shanghaienne”, Seminar on East-Asian Transportation Research, École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montréal (Canada).
Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue

Dr. Rodrigue's research interests mainly cover the fields of transportation and economics as they relate to logistics and global freight distribution. Specific topics over which he has published extensively cover maritime transport systems and logistics, global supply chains, gateways and transport corridors. Current projects involve:

  • The Governance of Intermodal Transportation Assets
  • Geography of Logistics and Global Production Networks
  • Gateways, Corridors and Inland Freight Distribution
  • Globalization and Transport Terminals
  • City Logistics
  • Cruise Shipping