ВТУ "Тодор Каблешков"

21st International Scientific Conference Transport 2013


The 21st International Scientific Conference Transport 2013 took place in the resort St. Constantine and Elena, Varna from 10 October to 13 October, 2013. The forum was organized by Todor Kableshkov University of Transport and hosted by the International House of Scientists Frederic Joliot – Curie.
Scientists from 12 countries, namely Austria, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Serbia, Turkey, France, Croatia and Czech Republic took part in the conference. There were presented 125 papers from 176 authors. The work of the conference was organized in 11 sessions: Technology, Organization and Management of Transport, Engineering Logistics and Building Equipment, Economic Issues of Transport, Safety and Reliability of Transport, Transport Infrastructure, Transport Equipment, Electric Power Systems and Equipment in Transport, Telecommunications and Signaling Equipment, Automation Systems in Transport, Mechanics and Mathematics, Transport and Ecology, Trends and Innovations in Transport Education. During the conference was held a PhD Students’ Section, which included 29 papers.
The scientific forum was opened by Assoc. Prof. Daniela Todorova, PhD, Vice-Rector of research and International Activities at Todor Kableshkov University of Transport. In her speech she welcomed all participants and guests and wished them successful and fruitful work. Prof. Petar Kolev, DSc, Chairman of the Programme Committee and Rector of the Transport University also had a welcoming speech. He underlined his strong belief that all scientists in the forum, who have devoted their professional and creative career to the applied scientific research and innovations, will join forces and skills to present their views, good practices and new approaches for the modernization and the latest trends in transport development.
Prof. Dr. Ovid Farhi, Rector of the Technical University of Varna also attended the opening. He greeted the participants and had a meeting with Prof. Petar Kolev, DSc, Rector of Todor Kableshkov University of Transport. There was read an official address from the Commandant of N. Y. Vaptsarov Naval Academy – Captain (Navy) Boyan Mednikarov.
The Plenary Session of Transport 2013 included 5 presentations that were presented by Prof. Petar Kolev, DSc, Assoc. Prof. Daniela Todorova, PhD, Assoc. Prof. Todor Razmov, PhD, Prof. Patrick Millot, PhD and Prof. Zdenek Dvorak, PhD. They discussed global issues of transport, transport science and education. Special attention was paid to the presentation of Prof. Petar Kolev, which was devoted to the 10th anniversary of the scientific e-journal Mechanics Transport Communication.
The conference was carried out in cooperative and friendly manner. There were many discussions, a number of useful contacts were realized that strengthened the conviction of all participants for the benefit of the cooperation and discovered new opportunities for interaction in the field of research.