XV Riunione Scientifica della Società Italiana di Economia dei Trasporti e della Logistica (SIET)
"Trasporti, organizzazione spaziale e sviluppo economico sostenibile"
Venezia 18-20 settembre 2013


XV Conference of the Italian Association of Transport Economics and Logistics (SIET)
"Transport, Spatial Organization and Sustainable Economic Development"
Venice - September 18-20, 2013


Organized by the International School of Transport, Logistics and Infrastructures


in collaboration with

SocietàSocietà Italiana Docenti di Trasporti AISRE

The aim of the Conference is to discuss, in an interdisciplinary context, the latest developments concerning the relationships between transport and economic systems at various spatial dimensions (urban, regional, global). Transport, industrial and regional economists, transport engineers and geographers, key representatives of public bodies, agencies and companies will participate and share various perspectives. Theoretical and empirical papers are welcome.

Suggested topics:

The Conference will be organized by the Department of Design and Planning in Complex Environments of the Università IUAV di Venezia. Sessions will be hosted at Badoer, Isola di S. Servolo and at the premise of the Venice Port Authority.

Call for papers

Please submit an extended abstract (500-800 words) to mazzarin@iuav.it and sietvenice2013@gmail.com
The abstract should indicate title, author(s), affiliations, corresponding contact, JEL classification and three keywords. Abstracts should state clearly the research question, the methodology, the main results and references. All submissions will undergo a double blind peer review. As some parts of the conference will be in Italian and other parts in English, with no simultaneous translation, please let us know whether your prefer to give your presentation in English, in Italian or if  you allow the organizers to choose, and submit your abstract accordingly. Depending on the authors’ preferences, English and Italian sessions will be organized.

Conference Output
The papers of registered authors will be included in the Conference Proceedings. Selected presentations will be invited to submit to a Special Issue of the “Rivista di Economia e Politica dei Trasporti”. Moreover, the authors will have to possibility to submit their papers to the SIET Working Paper Series, indexed in RePec.

Important deadlines:

Abstract submission deadline: May, 30th 2013
Abstract acceptance and notification: June, 15th 2013
Full paper submission deadline: September, 18th 2013


SIET membership: € 60 (read here how to become a new member)

Registration fees

For SIET members only:

For non SIET members

Young fee (<30 years): € 30

Cancellation policy:

Local Organizing Committee

Marco Mazzarino, Giacomo Borruso, Vittorio Alberto Torbianelli, Elena Maggi, Marco Della Puppa, Maurizio Cociancich