Council of Higher Education (YÖK) Announcement of 14th PICARD Conference

14th Annual The World Customs Organization (WCO) PICARD Conference Call for Papers

Initiated by WCO, Partnerships in Customs Academic Research and Development (PICARD) Conferences have been held annually since 2006 to contribute to the professional knowledge of customs employees and create a partnership framework on research and education in the field of Customs. Since its inception, PICARD Conferences are providing an opportunity to its participants to interact with governments, commercial and academic counterparts from around the world.

The World Customs Organization (WCO), in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia, announces that the 14th annual WCO PICARD Conference will take place in Skopje, the Republic of North Macedonia, from 22 to 24 October 2019.

The Conference will focus on the presentation of research and policy analysis by practitioners and academics. This year’s Call for Papers invites practitioners, academics and anyone with a keen interest in Customs to submit research on one of the following topics (non-exhaustive list): Big Data Analytics, Coordination and Cooperation at Borders, Cross-border E-commerce, Special Economic Zones, Technology at the Border, Predominance of Protectionism.

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