INUF 2022 Detailed Agenda

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INUF 2022 Detailed Agenda

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2022 I-NUF Conference Detailed Agenda 

 

  1. Local/last mile pickup and delivery 
  2. Modes and nodes 
  3. Urban modeling and planning 
  4. Technology and automation 
  5. Changing consumption, production, and spatial organization 
  6. Best practices 

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 

7:30-8:30 AM   Continental Breakfast and Check In 
Regency Foyer 

 

8:30-10:00 AM  Opening Plenary Session
Regency ABC  
 

Introduction: Genevieve Giuliano, Director, METRANS Transportation Consortium 

Welcome Speakers: 
Jeet Joshee, Associate Vice President and Dean, Office of International Education and Global Engagement, CSULB 
Marlon Boarnet, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis, USC 


 
Keynote Title: Looking Ahead: The Value of Place in Supply Chain 

Keynote Speaker: Melinda McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Research, Prologis

 
10:00-10:30 AM   Break 
Regency Foyer 

 
10:30 AM – Noon Concurrent Sessions 

Beacon A             
Special Session  
Curbside freight deliveries: National approaches and typologies of curbside analysis and curb management 
Moderator: DJ Mason, US Department of Transportation, Volpe Center 

Panelists:
Ken Husting, City of Los Angeles
Evan Iacobucci, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ariana Vito, City of Santa Monica

 
Regency D           
Track 5-3  Spatial Organization 
Session Moderator: Carla Tejada, City College of New York  
 
“Proximity logistics”: Characterizing the development of logistics facilities in dense mixed-use urban areas around the world 
Presenter: Heleen Buldeo Rai, Univ Gustave Eiffel, Logistics City Chair 
Co-author: Laetitia Dablanc, Univ Gustave Eiffel; Sanggyun Kang, Chung-Ang University; Takanori Sakai, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology; Carla Tejada, The City College of New York; Quan Yuan, Tongji University; Alison Conway, City College of New York 

An analysis of the evolution of warehouses location from 2012 to 2019 in major U.S. Consolidated Statistical Areas (CSA): New insights of warehousing spatial patterns
Presenter: Matthieu Schorung, Gustave Eiffel University
 
Co-authors: Laetitia Dablanc, Univ Gustave Eiffel; Thibault Lecourt, Avignon Universite 

 

Regency E           
Track 4-2 Alternative Fuels 
Session Moderator: Gina Yeonkyeong Park, Cornell University  

Life cycle analysis of heavy-duty trucks: An environmental impact study comparing alternative fuels/drivetrains  
Presenter: Sue Dexter, University of Southern California 

Economic impacts of electrification of cargo handling equipment at POLA/POLB
Presenter: Dan Wei, University of Southern California
 
Co-author: Genevieve Giuliano, University of Southern California 

Modeling a biofuel supply chain between urban centers  
Presenter: Seckin Ozkul, University of South Florida 
Co-author: Rob Hooker, University of South Florida 

Charging infrastructure considerations of electric trucks  
Presenter: Jeffrey Short, American Transportation Research Institute 

 

Regency F           
Track 1-1 Curb Management 
Session Moderator: Carlos Otero, University of California, Davis 

 Exploring the potential of urban delivery microhubs and cargo bike deliveries 
Presenter: Anne Goodchild, University of Washington 
Co-author: Seyma Gunes, University of Washington 

Investigation of private loading bay operations in Seattle's Central Business District
Presenter: Griffin Donnelly, University of Washington
 
Co-author: Anne Goodchild, University of Washington  

Roadblocks to Sustainable Urban Freight 
Presenter: Thomas Maxner 
Co-authors: Giacomo Dalla Chiara and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington 

Can real-time parking occupancy information improve urban delivery efficiency? 
Presenter: Giacomo Dalla Chiara, University of Washington
 
Co-authors: Klaas Fiete Krutein and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington 

 
Noon-1:30 PM   Lunch 
Regency ABC 

Keynote Title: From Invisible to Essential: Covering Freight Media Panel 

Moderator: Tyler Reeb, Director of Research and Workforce Development, CITT, CSULB 

Panelists:  
Samantha Masunaga, Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times 
Sarah McGregor, L.A. Bureau Chief and Editor, Bloomberg News 
Dan Ronan, Associate News Editor Print and Media, Transport Topics 

 
1:30-3:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions 

Beacon A         
Track 1-2 Curb Management 2 
Session Moderator: Giacomo Dalla Chiara, University of Washington 

On the understanding of the real-life performance of autonomous food delivery robots

Presenter: Carlos Otero, University of California Davis 
Co-authors: Miguel Jaller, University of California Davis 

Planning for local delivery using sidewalk robots: Comparing optimized mothership vans methods”  
Presenter: Jacob Lamb, University of Calgary 
Co-authors: S. C. Wirasinghe and Nigel Waters, University of Calgary 

Gamification of Urban Freight 
Presenters: Tom O'Brien, Biju Kewalram, Anh Vu, and Jared Paz, Califonia State University, Long Beach 

Improving delivery efficiency and understanding user behavior through common carrier lockers  
Presenter: Andisheh Ranjbari, University of Washington 
Co-authors: Caleb Diehl, Giacomo Dalla Chiara, and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington  

Regency D       
Track 3-2  US Based Case Studies 
Session Moderator: Johanna Amaya, Pennsylvania State University 

Testing the association between development patterns and truck crashes: A case study in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX  
Presenter: Sanggyun Kang, Chung-Ang University 

Characterization of the geographic patterns of fuel consumption and emissions of freight vehicles in the Albany-New York City Corridor 
Presenter: Sofia Perez-Guzman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Co-authors: José Holguín-Veras, Julia Amaral, and Carlos Rivera-Gonzalez, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

Analysis and identification of urban commercial traffic patterns: A clustering approach for the Seattle’s urban area  
Presenter: Anne Goodchild, University of Washington 
Co-author: Gabriela Giron, University of Washington 

Off-hours delivery: Simulated systemwide results for the Chicago region  
Presenter: Olcay Sahin, Argonne National Laboratory 
Co-author: Monique Stinson, Argonne National Laboratory 

 
Regency E       
Track 2-1  Trucking and Technology 
Session Moderator: Alison Conway, City College of New York 

Dynamic last-mile delivery with crowd-shipping 
Presenter: Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto 
Co-authors: Kianoush Mousavi and Merve Bodur, University of Toronto; Mucahit Cevik, Ryerson University 

Applying machine learning to model freight vehicle type choice 
Presenter: Usman Ahmed, University of Toronto 
Co-author: Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto 

Rewards program to electrify short-haul drayage trucks 
Presenter: Miguel Jaller, University of California Davis 
Co-author: Emil Youssefzadeh, WattEV, Inc. 

 
Regency F       
Track 1-3 Routing and Optimization 
Session Moderator: Dingtong Yang, University of California, Irvine 

Improving commercial vehicle routing with parking information 
Presenter: Klaas Fiete Krutein, University of Washington 
Co-authors: Giacomo Dalla Chiara and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington   

Time-dependent pickup and delivery problems with stochastic travel times and hard time windows via branch-price-and-cut 
Presenter: Petros Ioannou, University of Southern California 
Co-authors: Zheyu Wang and Maged Dessouky, University of Southern California 

Shared logistics assets for new mobility-assist two-echelon e-grocery delivery network
Presenter: Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University
 
Co-author: Dan Liu, Freight Mobility Research Institute (FMRI) and Florida Atlantic University 

Co-simulation based optimization for container pickup and delivery 
Presenter: Maged Dessouky, University of Southern California 
Co-author: Siyuan Yao, University of Southern California 

 

3:00-3:30 PM   Break 
Regency Foyer 

 
3:30-5:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions 

 

Beacon A
Track 3-1 Issues in Trucking 
Session Moderator: Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto 

 
Distributed load balancing freight routing with a co-simulation optimization method
Presenter: Pengfei Chen,
University of Southern California 
Co-authors: Petros Ioannou and Maged Dessouky, University of Southern California  

Modelling freight vehicle type and shipment size choice 
Presenter: Usman Ahmed, University of Toronto 
Co-author: Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto 

Truck routing optimization for large-scale transportation networks 
Presenter: Hyun Seop Uhm, Argonne National Laboratory  
Co-authors: Taner Cokyasar, Monique Stinson, Jeffrey Larson, Olcay Sahin, Omer Verbas, and Vincent Freyermuth, Argonne National Laboratory 

Inter-regional truck route choice modeling with revealed and state preference approaches
Presenter: Kevin Gingerich, York University
 
Co-authors: Yashar Zarrin Zadeh and Ubaid Ali, York University

 
Regency F          
Track 3-3  International Case Studies 
Session Moderator: Elyakim BenHakoun 

Modelling impacts of off-peak-hour delivery in the greater Toronto and Hamilton area
Presenter: Tufayel Chowdhury, University of Toronto
 
Co-authors: James Vaughan, Marc Saleh, Kianoush Mousavi, Marianne Hatzopoulou, and Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto 

The role of logistics performance index for developing port’s hinterland: A case study for Bangladesh Presenter: Razon Chandra Saha, Head of Research and Innovation, Saif Powertec Limited, Bangladesh

 
5:00-7:00 PM   Evening Reception 
Poolside 



Thursday, May 26, 2022 

 
7:30-8:30 AM   Continental Breakfast and Check In 
Regency Foyer 

 
8:30-10:00 AM   Plenary Session 
Regency ABC 

Keynote title: California Leading the Way

Moderator: Tom O’Brien, Executive Director, CITT, California State University, Long Beach

Welcome Speaker: Congressman Alan Lowenthal, 47th Congressional District of California

Panelists:
Fran Inman, Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
Matt Petersen, President & CEO, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
Matt Schrap, CEO, Harbor Trucking Association

 
10:00-10:30 AM   Break 
Regency Foyer 

 
10:30 AM - Noon   Concurrent Sessions 

Beacon A
Special Session
Optimizing Truck Movements in the Southern California Port Region  
Moderator: Mark Jensen, Principle and Director of Technology, Transpo Group

Panelists:
Ed Alegre, LA Metro
Sal Manzo, InfoMagnus 
Krista Jeannotte, Cambridge Systematics
Christopher Chase, Port of Los Angeles 
Theresa Dau-Ngo, Port of Long Beach


Regency E
         
Track 3-4  Assessing Impacts 
Session Moderator: DJ Mason, US Department of Transportation 

Time-dependent patterns in freight trip generation  
Presenter: Sofia Perez-Guzman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Co-authors: José Holguín-Veras and Diana Ramirez-Rios, VREF Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Data-driven time-dependent freight volume estimation at a granular spatial and temporal resolution 
Presenter: Chrysovalantis Anastasiou, University of Southern California 
Co-authors: Luciano Nocera and Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California 

Freight eco-routing – carrier’s trade-offs and system-wide impacts 
Presenter: Anmol Pahwa, University of California Davis 
Co-author: Miguel Jaller, University of California Davis 

Reducing impacts of heavy-duty trucks on communities of color 
Presenter: Genevieve Giuliano, University of Southern California 

 

Regency F
Track 1-4 Improving the Last Mile 
Session Moderator: Klaas Fiete Krutein, University of Washington 
 
Lessons learned from urban freight pilot tests 
Presenter: Andisheh Ranjbari, University of Washington 
Co-author: Anne Goodchild, University of Washington  

A shift towards "retro" last-mile & urban logistics. How the pandemic has accelerated this trend  
Presenter: Wouter Dewulf, University of Antwerp 
Co-author: Roel Gevaers, University of Antwerp 

Set partition-based formulation and decomposition solution approach for the crowdsourced package delivery problem 
Presenter: Dingtong Yang, University of California Irvine 
Co-author: Michael Hyland, University of California Irvine 

Curbside management in the physical internet 
Presenter: Paola Cossu, FIT Consulting SRL 
Co-authors: Fabio Cartolano, FIT Consulting; Giuliano Mingardo, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Giacomo Lozzi and Ivo Cré, POLIS; Fernando Liesa, ALICE  

 
Noon-1:30 PM   Keynote Luncheon 
Regency ABC 

Keynote title: A Mile in their Shoes: Talent Retention and Acquisition in Supply Chain

Keynote Speaker: Trisha Zulic, State Director, California Society for Human Resource Management 

 
1:30-3:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions 

 

 
Beacon A      
Track 4-1 Technology & Automation 
Session Moderator: Sue Dexter, University of Southern California 

Using artificial intelligence to improve traffic flows with consideration of data privacy principles 
Presenters: Tyler Reeb, California State University Long Beach 
Co-authors: Gwen Shaffer, Hossein Jula and Anastasios Chassiakos, California State University Long Beach 

Freight Automation: Dangers, threats, and opportunities for health and equity
Presenter: Jessica Tovar,
Moving Forward Network
Co-authors: Joel Ervice, Regional Asthma Management and Prevention; Martha Ockenfels-Martinez, Human Impact Partners

Suitability of human monitored autonomous lockers for urban deliveries: a comparison with the current scenario through field observations 
Presenter: Kartik Varma, Universite Gustav Eiffel  
Co-authors: François Combes, and Pierre Eykerman, Universite Gustav Eiffel 

A  global  truck  parking problem that  today’s  technology can’t fix  
Presenter: Richard Easley, E-Squared Engineering 

 
Regency E      
Track 5-1 E-commerce Consumption Flows 
Session Moderator: Heleen Buldeo Rai, Univ Gustave Eiffel, Logistics City Chair 


Reconciling retail and logistics demand in the on-demand economy 
Presenter: Joris Beckers, University of Antwerp 

Tracking parcels: Understanding delivery paths and their impacts on a city  
Presenter: Carla Tejada, City College of New York 
Co-authors: Yaxin Zhang and Alison Conway, The City College of New York; Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Hofstra University 

Changes in grocery shopping and related travel during Covid-19 
Presenter: Sarah Dennis, University of California Davis 
Co-authors: Miguel Jaller and Sebastian Amador, University of California Davis; Teddy Forscher, University of California Berkeley 

 
Regency F      
Track 3-5 Metropolitan and Network Level Planning 
Session Moderator: Tufayel Chowdhury, University of Toronto 

Supply-chain-focused measures of centrality and spread in metropolitan areas 
Presenter: Oriana Calderon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Co-authors: José Holguín-Veras, Carlos Rivera-Gonzalez, Joshua Schmid, Benjamin Caron, and Woojung Kim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Facilitating synchromodality: A conceptual framework for arbitrating stakeholders’ conflicting interests 
Presenter: Emma Ceulemans, University of Antwerp 
Co-authors: Ivan Cardenas-Barbosa, Thierry Vanelslander and Edwin van Hassel, University of Antwerp  

Econometric characterization of spatial distribution of urban freight generation  
Presenter: Oriana Calderon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Co-authors: Jose Holguin-Veras, Carlos Rivera Gonzalez, and Benjamin Caron, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 

Urban freight logistics: What do citizens perceive?   
Presenter: Johanna Amaya, Penn State University 
Co-authors: Maira Delgado Lindeman, Julian Arellana Ochoa, Universidad del Norte; Jaime Allen, National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models (LanammeUCR), Universidad de Costa Rica 
 
3:00-3:30 PM   Break 
Regency Foyer 

 
3:30-5:00 PM   Concurrent Sessions 

 

Beacon A         
Track 5-2  Impacts of E-commerce 
Session Moderator: Joris Beckers, University of Antwerp 

The community impacts of e-commerce growth: A case study of Berks County, Pennsylvania 
Presenter: Alison Conway, City College of New York 
Co-author: Moira Conway, Kutztown University 

Mobility interventions to protect supply chain workers during pandemics 
Presenter: Kevin Gingerich, York University 
Co-authors: Elanakayon Annalingam, Peter Park, York University; Erik Nevland, Region of Peel Transportation Planner 

Aggregate and income distribution impacts of resilience to seaport and highway transportation network disruption 
Presenter: Dan Wei, University of Southern California 
Co-authors: Adam Rose, Eyuphan Koc, Zhenhua Chen, and Lucio Soibelman, University of Southern California 

Container Terminal Fluidity – Adjusting to the New Normal 
Presenters: Philip Davies, Davies Transportation Consulting Inc. and Hanh Le-Griffin, University of Southern California

 
Regency E         
Track 6-1 Best Practices 
Session Moderator: Si Liu, McMaster University 

Gender inequality in the transport sector of Bangladesh 

Presenter: Razon Chandra Saha, Head of Research and Innovation, Saif Powertec Limited, Bangladesh

Best practices in at-grade crossing of public roads with railroads 
Presenter: Guang Tian, UNO Transportation Institute, University of New Orleans 
Co-authors: Maryam Izadi and Brittany Waggener, UNO Transportation Institute, University of New Orleans 

A critique on best practices for city logistics 
Presenter: Konstantina Katsela, University of Gothenburg 
Co-author: Michael Browne, University of Gothenburg 

The next normal in urban logistics: The ALICE forward-looking actions on the physical internet to achieve inclusive, shared and interconnected logistics networks 
Presenter: Paola Cossu, FIT Consulting SRL 
Co-authors: Charlotte Migne, FM Logistics; Hans Schurmans, PROXIMUS; Magnus Blinge,   SCANIA; Yanying Li and Fernando Liesa, ALICE 
 

Regency F       
Track 1-5 Last Mile International 
Session Moderator: Panagiota Goulianou, University of Washington
 
The little ship that got away: Small vessel – Big impact 
Presenter: Elyakim Ben-Hakoun, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology 
Co-authors: Eddy Van De Voorde, University of Antwerp; Yoram Shiftan, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology 

Cargo bikes and UCCs as a solution to last mile delivery  
Presenter: Mehrab Khan, German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Technische Universität Berlin, Institute of Land and Maritime Transport (ILS) 
Co-authors: Carina Thallera, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Transport Research; Gernot Liedtke, German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Technische Universität Berlin, Institute of Land and Maritime Transport (ILS) 

The daily port & shoreline emission inventory model 
Presenter: Elyakim Ben-Hakoun, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
 
Co-authors: Eddy Van De Voorde, The University of Antwerp; Yoram Shiftan, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Redesigning "Clean Trucks" Programs for the Emerging Energy Transition 
Presenter: Nathan Hutson, University of North Texas 
Co-author: Gina Park, University of North Texas 

 

 

 


 

Friday, May 27, 2022 

 
7:30-8:00 AM   Continental Breakfast and Check In 
Regency Foyer 

 
8:00-9:30 AM   Plenary Session 
Regency ABC

Keynote topic: Perspectives on Technology Implementation 

Moderator: Genevieve Giuliano, Director, METRANS Transportation Consortium 

Panelists:  
Biju Kewalram, Guest Lecturer CSULB / CITT and Chief Digital Officer, Transformation Core 
Jack Symington, Sr. Program Manager of Transportation, LACI 

 
9:30-9:45 AM Break 
Regency Foyer 

 
9:45 AM - 11:15AM   Concurrent Sessions 

 

Beacon A         
Special Session
Transportation Planning Considerations for Cities with Growing Warehousing Operation
Moderator: Fatemeh Ranaiefar, Fehr & Peers

Panelists:
Gena Guisar, CSG Consultants
Jason Welday, City of Rancho Cucamonga
Jolene Hayes, Fehr & Peers
Blair Dahl, Goodman

 

Regency E       
Track 1-6 Consumer Behavior and Equity 
Session Moderator: Usman Ahmed, University of Toronto

Spatial accessibility and equity analysis of Amazon parcel lockers facilities 
Presenter: Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University 
Co-author: Jaclyn Schaefer, Portland State University 

Effect of COVID-19 on equity of fresh food distribution in New York City 
Presenter: Alison Conway, City College of New York
Co-authors: Camille Kamga, Sandeep Mudigonda, Patricio Vicuna, Charles Ukegbu, Susan McSherry, Diniece Mendes, Justin Romeo, and Denise Ramirez, University Transportation Research Center 

Explore the Potential of Applying Smart Mobile Lockers with City Buses for the Last-Mile Deliveries in the City of Mississauga, Canada 
Presenter: Si Liu, McMaster University  
Co-author: Elkafi Hassini, McMaster University and Zhen Qiao,  Waseda University 

 

      
Regency F
Track 6-2 Data and Methods 
Session Moderator: Konstantina Katsela, University of Gothenburg 
 

Analysis on the clean truck program and the local air quality: Case of the Port of New York and New Jersey 
Presenter: Gina Yeonkyeong Park, Cornell University 

Residential freight trip generation: A review of current methods and datasets 
Presenter: Panagiota Goulianou, University of Washington 
Co-authors: Giacomo Dalla Chiara and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington 

A guidebook for implementing freight fluidity for Texas and its regions 
Presenter: Bill Eisele, Texas A&M Transportation Institute 
Co-authors: Nicole Katsikides, Mario Monsreal, Jason Wallis, William Hwang, and Casey Wells, Texas A&M Transportation Institute  

Operational analysis of emergency truck parking in Florida state under emergency situations 
Presenter: Vasileia Antonoglou, Florida Atlantic University 
Co-authors: Katerina Koliou and Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University 

 
11:30 - 5:00 PM   SITE TOUR 
 
Optional for I-NUF attendees only - limited seating; Lunch provided, interactive tour at Santa Monica Zero Emissions Delivery Zone Pilot Program and special demonstrations