The conference takes place in city of Alexandroupolis in Northeast Greece (Thrace Region), which is one of the city based the Democritus University of Thrace (
The conference is organized in three distinguished sections:
Section A: Introductory speeches and round table
This section deals with dedicated presentation by key players in decision and policy making, business management and research innovation.

Section B: Research and professional papers
This section include oral presentations and posters for all the accepted abstracts and presentations by the research society, academics and professionals.

Section C: Young research papers
In this section young research could present their preliminary or mature conclusions of their research, taking the benefits of an interaction review by the research society, academics and professionals.


The 2 days conference program include an award process in following categories:
  • 3 awards for the three best submissions in conference section 2 (research and professional presentations)
  • 3 awards for the three best submissions in conference section 3 (young researchers)

Important Dates

  • 4 September 2015, Abstract Submission
  • 15 September 2015, Authors notification
  • 30 September 2015, authors oral presentations and poster submission
  • 15 & 16 October, conference days
  • 31 October 2015, authors notification for full paper submission to special edition
  • 15 December 2015, full paper submission
  • 31 January 2016, paper reviews
  • 28 February 2016, revised papers submission
  • 31 March 2016, acceptance paper notification

Paper and Abstract proceedings

The evaluation and the acceptance of the abstracts and papers will be based on the double-blind peer review process. The paper reviews will be undertaken by the scientific committee.
Authors have accepted to present in the conference have the opportunity to submit the full paper in dedicated special issues in the following journals:

  • Journal of Air Transport Studies,


  • International Journal of Decision Support Systems


Special Issues Editors: The Quest Editors in the above journal special issues for the  full papers of this conference are: Professor John K. Mourmouris ( and Assistant Professor Dimitrios J. Dimitriou (, Department of Economics, Democritus University of Thrace. For specific queries on paper submission and paper review process, please, contact directly by email to above editors.

All the accepted abstracts and presentations will be published in a special electronic edition of the conference.

keynote speakers and speakers profiles


Thraki Palace - Hotel and Conference Center - 

Recommended for staying. There is a special price (50 € per night) for the participants of the conference, provided that they declare their participation to the conference during the booking procedure.