On the 11th of July 2019, AILOG (Italian Association of Logistics) organized at Four Points by Sheraton Milan Center premises a half-day Final Conference. Following three years of research, study and work, the Consortium of the project presented the main findings and results related to the European Framelog in Logistics with a focus on main drivers and transformation factors of Logistics.
After the welcome speech by the President of AILOG, dott. Paolo Bisogni, who introduced the topic of transformation in the world of Logistics and the need to connect the academic world with business and research, the conference was conducted by Prof. Marco Giannini, the Scientific Coordinator of the FRAMELOG project.
The program consisted of presentations of the four outputs of the project, made by the partners who led the activities during the last three years. Prof. Kamelia Stefanova (University of National and World Economy of Sofia, Bulgaria) explained the case studies & good practices in a collaborative-oriented environment whereas Dott. Sara Scipioni (University of Pisa, Italy) underlined the stakeholder engagement and hybrid knowledge creation process in Logistics ecosystems. Furthermore, Dott. Mario Spatafora (Finance & Banking Associazione per lo Sviluppo Organizzativo e delle Risorse Umane, Italy) focused on the relevance of Quality Assurance in FRAMELOG, then Prof. Cristina Nicolau (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) presented a state-of-the-art perspective in the European Framework in Logistics and the need to put theory into practice so as to increase the interest of creating the Knowledge Triangle, especially for students.
The event continued with the interesting speeches given by Nicole Geerkens (European Logistics Association) about the competence assessment from academic and companies approaches and Prof. Miroslava Rakovska (Bulgarian Logistics Association) who presented FRAMELOG perspectives in Bulgaria as good practices and lessons learnt.
Moreover, multiple speeches that underlined the transversal experience made in providing education in Logistics were delivered. Dott. Davide Albanesi talked about “Potentialities of Knowledge Triangle application to Logistics from a business point of view” while Prof. Dott. Susana Val, Director of Talent Hub for Supply Chain, Zaragoza Logistics Center, highlighted the business model that runs the centre, the indicators performed and finally, the contribution of ZLC’s curriculum to the integration of the students to the industry. The event ended with Prof. Federico Niccolini (University of Pisa, Italy) who conducted the debate with participants to the event on FRAMELOG impact and future fruitful cooperation.