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1st International Conference on Transport Infrastructure Planning, Operation Performance and Network Development of Intermodal Transports:

Innovations in Planning, Management, Business Development & Decision Making


October 2015

Conference chair:

Dimitrios Dimitriou, Professor Associate, Dept of Economics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.

Conference venue:

Conference center of Thraki Palace, Alexandroupolis, Greece

General Information

The 1st International conference held in 2015 in city of Alexandroupolis, an essential intermodal hub in northeast Mediterranean Sea.

In the conference participate more than 500 attendants. The conference supported by the Hellenic Ministry of Transport and many professional Associations.

The conference co-organized by Democritus University and Hellenic Operational Research Association (HELOPS).

Selected papers from the conference were published in the special issue: International Journal of Decision Support Systems Special Issue: Management and Decision Making in Transport, Vol.2 No.4, 2017 ( )


A special award section taken place, where the conference scientific committee awards the followings for their long-stand contribution in the development of transport sector:

  1. Category: Operation of transport networks

Bill Halkias, CEO of Attikes Diadromes SA, Greece

  1. Category: Sustainability in transports

Prof. Callum Thomas, Manchester Metropolitan University, ex-director of Manchester Airport, United Kingdom

  1. Category: Networks Optimization and performance management

Prof. Frank Fichert, WORMS University, Germany

  1. Category: New approach in equilibrium between Investments and Employment

Prof. Nikos Christodoulakis, Economic University of Athens, Greece

  1. Category: Welfare recognition in transport companies

Takis Adamidis, ex Director of destination marketing, Olympic Airways


Conference Material


 Presented papers

Press Release

Conference Programme