5th International Conference on Innovation and Management ( ICIM2008 ) (ICIM 2008)


Location: Maastricht, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Dec 10, 2008 End Date/Time: Dec 11, 2008
Registration Date: Nov 10, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Aug 01, 2008
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The ICIM2008 Conference - The 5th International Conference on Innovation and Management - will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands on 10-11 December 2008. Organized by UNU-MERIT (The Netherlands) and supported by Wuhan University of Technology (China) and Yamaguchi University (Japan), This conference will bring together academics, practitioners and other professionals involved in the filed of innovation and management. The conference format includes plenary and parallel sessions with both academic and practitioner presentations and workshops. In addition, the conference will provide networking opportunities together with a taste of local culture.

Conference Theme: Innovation and Management

Main Topics:

* Technological Innovation, Product Innovation and Industrial Innovation
* Regional innovation systems, clusters and industrial networks
* Organizational Innovation
* Managing collaborative innovation
* Financing and Commercializing innovation
* Innovation in Services, Logistics and Supply-Chain Management
* Intellectual Property and Knowledge Management
* Human Resource Management issues in Innovation
* Innovation and Management issues within Multinational Corporations
* Innovation for low-income markets / Social innovation
* Innovation for sustainable development