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Technical Sessions – R4TLI 2020
Technical Session 01 (Duration:10:10 – 11:25)
Track No. A1 (Room A) B1  (Room B) C1 (Room C)
Session Name Transport Externalities and Policy Interventions_1 Transport Planning_1 Transport Operations_1
10:10-10:35 A1.1 Service quality management of freight forwarding industry by using Information Technology in an epidemic situation B1.1 An investigation of the effects of new bypass roads on build form in small towns in Sri Lanka
C1.1 Application of Dynamic Traffic Assignment and Determine Model Parameters for Urban Traffic Conditions in Sri Lanka
Kavindu Delpachitra, Chamath Ekanayake and Sandun Matharage Sakunika Sewwandi Pandige Ramesh Dimuthu Fernando and Handun Neththige Prasanga
10:35-11:00 A1.2 Self-reported Habitual Practices and Perceptions of Young Drivers in Sri Lanka
B1.2 Development of the VISSIM model for traffic simulations of the compound junction at Peradeniya C1.2 Vehicle Kilometers Travelled Estimates Using Household Travel Survey in Sri Lanka
H.M.M. Firdhaws and Niranga Amarasingha Kasun Thalgaskotuwa, Pulasthi Ranasinghe, W.R.S.S. Dharmarathna and I.M.S. Sathyaprasad Sarala Gunathilaka and Niranga Amarasingha
11:00-11:25 A1.3 Network Centrality Assessment (NCA): Assessing the Transport Networks’ Resilience to Urban Flooding
B1.3 A citizen volunteered application for rural commuters to manage traffic congestion – Potentials for a GIS based mobile application C1.3 Factors of Improving Bus Transferability as the Choice Mode of Passengers at the Bambalapitiya Railway Station
Hasintha Nawod Kalpana, Amila Jayasinghe, Chethika Abenayake and Naduni Wijayawaardana Granie R Jayalath Harini Adithya Welarathna and Chamila Tharangani Danthanarayana
             
Technical Session 02 (Duration: 11:25 – 12:40)
Track No. A2 (Room A) B2  (Room B) C2 (Room C)
Session Name Transport Externalities and Policy Interventions_2 Transport Planning_2 Transport Externalities and Transport Planning
11:25-11:50 A2.1 Improvements to an Unsafe Ferry Crossing of the Kalu Ganga
C2.1 Analysis of vehicle ownership attributes in Western Province B2.1 An Analysis of Customer Satisfaction about Green Cars
Prince A. Fernando, Pavithra K. Baddewala, Dimashi R. Thabrew, Chapa Wijekoon, Navoda S. Fernando, Nikeshala H. Gunarathne, Albert Janujan, Heshan Dayarathna and Dilini Pathirana K.P Dilini, Thivya Amalan and Amal S. Kumarage Saumya Dilrukshi
11:50-12:15 A2.2 Develop a Framework to Evaluate the Land based Value Capturing for financing infrastructure Development in Sri Lankan Cities
C2.2 Trip-in-Motion Time Matrix for Deriving Temporal Windows of Time-of-Day Modeling B2.2 Use of Deep Learning as an Alternative to Manual Traffic Counts
Tharanee Perera Sampath Chandrasena and Thillaiampalam Sivakumar Oshadhi Herath and T. Sivakumar
12:15-12:40 A2.3 Impact of Innovations through Information Communication Technology and Green Energy in the Logistics Industry
C2.3 A Comparative Study of ADT Estimation Models Developed For Sri Lankan Road Network  
Hirushan Dewanarayana and Shashithanganee Weerawansa Prasad Jayarathna, Dulmini Kumari, Chathuri Sewwandi ,Shiran Madusanka, W.R.S.S. Dharmarathna, A.M.R.G. Athapaththu and I.M.S. Sathyaprasad
             
12.40 -13.40 Lunch Break
             
Technical Session 03 and Award Ceremony (Duration: 13:40 – 15:40)
13:40-13:45 Introduction of Afternoon Session Chief Guest: Mr Monty Ranatunghe, Secretary, Ministry of Transport
Track No. A3 (Room A) B3  (Room B) C3 (Room C)
Session Name Logistics and Supply Chain Management Transport Operations_2 Post Graduate Presentations
13:45-14:10 A3.1 Estimating the catchment area of a supermarket in Sri Lanka
B3.1 Improving the efficiency of existing office transport services – A connectivity-based case study C3.1 A Generalized Process for Transport Project Evaluation
A.L.A.C. Pathiraja, P.C.P. De Silva and A.B. Jayasinghe Mindi Karunaratna, Tharushan Nirupadhi, Pramodika Madushani, Kusal Silwa, Akesh Malshan, Tharinda Gunasekara, Nafly Rafaideen, Kasun Waduge and Banusha Aruchunarasa Janaka Weerawardana
14:10-14:35 A3.2 Critical hurdles in using blockchain to improve supply chain information sharing B3.2 Solutions to reduce Queue Length for tickets in railway stations: A case study of Kollupitiya Railway Station C3.2 Analysis of Constraints for Developing Rail Freight
Kavith Balachandra and Dineth Dhananjaya Dumindu A. Kandamby, Sachintha Karunarathna, Seyani Y. Navodya, Kalpani Madhavika, Yasiru S. Geevinda, Masha D. Jayasuriya, Rawindu P. Wijayarathna, Rewaideen M. Fahim and Dilini K.P. Lakna Warnapura
14:35-15:00 A3.3 A Simulation Model for Evaluation Warehouse Layout Design Parameters based on Process Strategy
B3.3 Develop A Suitable Method to Evaluate Mobility Levels In Urban Areas Of Sri Lanka” C3.3 Optimizing Information Flow to Enhance Demand Planning In Sri Lankan Apparel Supply Chains: A Statistical Approach
Sadna Dissanayake, Thashika Rupasinghe and Hiruni Niwunhella Chameli Kavindya Uthpalee Hewage
15:00-15:25 A3.4 Sri Lankan Vegetable Supply Chain Mapping and Comparison with International Best Practices
B3.4 Assessing the Public Transit Service Performance of an Intra-city Bus Route of a Medium-Sized City in Malaysia” C3.4 Home Based Trip Identification from CDR data
Vishwajith Rajapakse and Amal Kumarage Nur Syazwani Rosli and Abdul Azeez Kadar Hamsa  N.K.Bhagya

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Call for Papers

5th International Conference on Research for Transport and Logistics Industry (R4TLI 2020) – Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


The International Conference on Research for Transport and Logistics Industry (R4TLI) 2020 is the 5th International Conference organised by Sri Lanka Society of Transport and Logistics (SLSTL). R4TLI was initiated to promote research and development in the transport & logistics sector in Sri Lanka and the Asian region. It mainly aims to create a platform to diagnose the current issues in the Transport and Logistics (T&L) sector and to identify potential improvements based on scientific evidence with the participation of both academia and practitioners in the T&L sector. For further details, please visit the conference website at: http://www.slstl.lk
The 4th R4TLI conference held in last year was a jointly organised event with the Eastern Asian Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS) which is the mother society in Japan. It was attended by over 500 participants from over 36 countries in the world.
Similar to previous years, practitioners and academics are cordially invited to share their knowledge, experience and insights on developing innovative solutions for solving transport and logistics-related problems in the region. The technical program includes plenary sessions, paper presentations, interactive sessions and innovative industry showcases.
Authors are invited to submit their abstracts (300 words) and author details on or June 30th 2020 to EasyChair. Full Paper should be submitted to the EasyChair by the deadline of On or before July 15th 2020. Full paper submission instructions are attached below. Authors will be notified of the decision pertaining to the acceptance of full papers by August 30th, 2020.
The conference will include peer-reviewed presentations of research work, from international and local researchers as well as from research students, on topics of relevance under the following areas:

  • Airline Operations
  • Airport Planning and Operations
  • Consumer and Demand Studies for Mobility
  • ERP Solutions for Transport & Logistics
  • Economic Appraisal of Transport & Logistics Projects
  • Freight Transport
  • ICT Solutions for Transport & Logistics
  • Intermodal Transport
  • Operations Management
  • Public TransportRural Transport
  • Safety in Mobility
  • Shipping Operations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transport Planning
  • Transport Economics, Policy and Regulation
  • Urban Transport
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Ancient Transport
  • Transport for Post COVID-19 society

Instructions for Authors

  • Please do not include author names, affiliation and contact details in the initial paper (*.docx) submission since the review process is double-blind.
  • Manuscripts that do not conform to the given formatting guidelines will not be considered. Authors are also notified that quality of language and conformity to stipulated formatting will be considered in evaluating the submission.
  • Based on recommendations of independent Reviewers, all the selected abstracts will be published as proceedings of R4TLI and selected full papers of acceptable quality will be published in the Journal of South Asian Logistics and Transport (JSALT), SLSTL’s double-blind peer-reviewed Journal.

Good luck to be the winner of a Best Research!

Important Dates

June 30th 2020 July 15th 2020

Abstract and Author Names

On or before July 15th 2020 July 30th 2020

Deadline for submission of Full Paper (Format is attached below)

August 30th 2020 September 30th 2020

Acceptance Notification of the Full Paper and Abstract (Selected)

September 20th 2020 October 10th 2020

Deadline for submission of revised abstracts and full paper

October 24th 2020 Will be announced

The 5th International Conference on Research for Transport and Logistics Industry (R4TLI 2020)

Instructions for Authors

  • Please do not include author names, affiliation and contact details in the initial paper (*.docx) submission since the review process is double-blind.
  • Manuscripts that do not conform to the given formatting guidelines willnot be considered. Authors are also notified that quality of language and conformity to stipulated formatting will be considered in evaluating the submission.
  • Based on recommendations of independent Reviewers, all the selected abstracts will be published as proceedings of R4TLI and selected full papers of acceptable quality will be published in the Journal of South Asian Logistics and Transport (JSALT), SLSTL’s double-blind peer-reviewed Journal.

Full Paper Format

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