Call for Papers – The 11th International Conference on Innovation and Management, 17-19 November 2014

Julkaistu 2014-03-24 12:14:38 EET.

We cordially invite you to submit manuscripts to the 11th International Conference on Innovation and Management (ICIM 2014), 17-19 November 2014, Vaasa, Finland. The ICIM 2014 is organized by the University of Vaasa and Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, and supported by Wuhan University of Technology, Yamaguchi University, Tilburg University and Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo.

The ICIM 2014 features: keynote speeches, meeting with the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cleaner Production, special session on writing and publishing high quality scientific manuscripts, and high-quality research paper presentations in concurrent sessions.

Conference theme:
Innovative products and services for sustainable development
• Information & Communication Technology (ICT) for sustainable development
• Networked manufacturing
• Renewable energy technology
• Lean manufacturing
• Green products and services
• (Sustainable) supply chain management
• Knowledge management
• Other new trends and hot issues in Innovation

Conference highlights:
• Keynote and special session by Donald Huisingh, ‎Professor of Sustainable Development at University of Tennessee, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Cleaner Production.
• All accepted papers will be included in the Proceedings of ICIM 2014 published by Wuhan University of Technology Press and indexed by ISI CPCI.
• Extended version of selected papers will be published in Special Issue of highly ranked Journal of Cleaner Production published by Elsevier and index by ISI SCI with 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.587.
• High quality evening social programs, company visits, and optional trip to Lapland, for a real taste of Finland!
• Industrial visit to famous companies (ABB, Wärtsilä, Vacon, to be confirmed)

Important dates:
• Extended Abstract (2-4 pages) or full paper (up to 12 pages with template): 30 June 2014
• Notification of acceptance: 31 July 2014
• Final paper: 31 August 2014
• Early bird registration: 30 September 2014
• Full registration: until conference date 17 November 2014

All submissions MUST be made online here.

Registration fee:
Includes lunches/dinners, evening programs, and company visit. Does not include the optional trip to Lapland.
•    Early bird price 350 EUR
•    Full price 400 EUR (compulsory for those who will publish in the special issue)
•    Discounted price 200 EUR for students without lunch/dinner and anyone who don't use lunch/dinner.

Venue and accommodation:
ICIM 2014 will be held at University of Vaasa, Finland. More information on accommodation with special rate is available at the official website.  

Look forward to seeing you in Vaasa on November.

Prof. Jussi Kantola & Yang Liu
Program Committee, ICIM 2014

More detailed information about ICIM 2014 you can find here.