Adolf K.Y. Ng，University of Manitoba, Canada
8:30 am. 22th-25rd, October, 2019
Rm. 109, College of Transport and Communications
2015-present Professor (tenured) of Department of Supply Chain Management in University of Manitoba;
2016-present Adjunct Professor, Centre for Earth Observation Sciences (CEOS)
Director of Transport Institute (UMTI)
Director of Graduate Program – Certificate in Logistics (C-Log)
Remarks: SCI/SSCI journals in *
E10* Senior Editor, European Journal of International Management
E9* Associate Editor, Maritime Policy & Management (Taylor & Francis, 2016-
E8 Associate Editor, The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics (Elsevier,
E7 Co-Editor, Journal of Transport Literature (ITPS, 2013-16)
E6* Editorial Board Member, Journal of Transport Geography (JTG) (Elsevier,
E5* Editorial Board Member, Ocean and Coastal Management (Elsevier, 2016-
E4 Editorial Board Member, Sustainability (‘Sustainable Transportation’
section) (MDPI, 2018-present)
E3 Editorial Board Member, Journal of International Maritime Safety and
Environmental Affairs (JIMSEA) (Elsevier, 2016-present)
E2 Editorial Board Member, The Handbook of Climate Change Resilience
E1 Editorial Board Member, Book Series in Shipping, Port and Maritime
Logistics (Anthem Press, 2015-present)
Development of the Port Industry
8:30 am. 22th October, 2019
This module introduces the changing relationship between port and the city. It includes the traditional contributions of ports to city/urban development and how such a relationship has changed since containerization. Also, port industrial areas and free-trade logistics zones are also introduced.
Port Governance Models
8:30 am. 23rd, October, 2019
This module introduces the need for governance reforms in ports. The module introduces the major port governance models, the tools in achieving such models, and the major challenges. Finally, the institutional reforms of port authorities are also introduced.
8:30 am. 24rd, October, 2019
This module introduces the changing roles of ports in the global logistical and supply chain systems. The evolution of port-focal logistics, including the rise of satellite terminals/dry ports/inland terminals, is also introduced, notably on their changing roles and functions in facilitating global supply chain systems.
8:30 am. 25rd, October, 2019
Competition between ports become more intense than ever. This module introduces the changing relationships between ports and discusses why inter-port competition has become more intensified in recent decades. Also, this module focuses on the options that ports have in maintaining and enhancing their competitive positions, as well as the major challenges. The increasingly cooperative relationship between ports is also addressed.