Beyond the Dawn of Innovation (BDI)

Venue: Hyvinkää

Location: Hyvinkää, Finland

Event Date/Time: Jun 15, 2009 End Date/Time: Jun 17, 2009
Early Registration Date: May 13, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 10, 2009
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"Beyond the Dawn of Innovation" brings together future-minded practitioners and academics. This BDI Conference contains competitive paper presentations, inspiring keynote sessions together with luncheon speeches, interactive panel discussion, and conference tutorial. Furthermore, special session proposals are welcomed. BDI2009 brings together the great minds of academics, business leaders, and other professionals from both private and public sectors to share and co-create knowledge on innovation-related topics.

The Conference programme outline is out and available at

BDI2009 is truly the place to be for those, who dare to take the step beyond and explore the fundamentals and essentials of innovation, innovativeness and creativity. You don’t want to miss the incredible social programme and magnificent prospect for networking that BDI2009 caters for its participants.

One of the most recent additions to the BDI2009 Conference programme is the interactive panel discussion moderated by Jan-Henrik Johansson from Wikivision on the thought-provoking topic of

“Global warming creating true demand for innovation - Ways and Whys of innovative solution variables”

Conference tutorial is facilitated by Prof. Patrick Wang from Northeastern University and the Luncheon Speakers include for example Development Director Jukka Ahtikari from Logica.

Join the presence of an awarded scholor and world-known Entrepreneur in residence of Cambridge University Prof. Alan Barrell, an internationally recognized expert Prof. Dhrubes Biswas from Indian Institute of Technology, the founder of Sophia Antipolis Senator Pierre Laffitte and many other academics and practitioners from different parts of the world and affiliations such as University of California Berkeley, London Metropolitan University, and University of Malaya.

The Event Benefactor is Mr. Raimo Lahti, Mayor of Hyvinkää.

Please submit your competitive paper manuscript at your earliest convenience, by the 30th of March at the latest to as this is the last Call.

For more detailed guidelines for authors, please visit Accepted papers will be published in the printed, ISSN/ISBN identified, Conference Proceedings and in an electronic format on a USB drive.

Besides sending in your own competitive paper and/or special session proposal, we would like to offer you an opportunity to attend the Conference as a Discussant. You may let us know your availability either via email or when registering for the Conference.

The BDI2009 Organising Committee awaits to see you in Finland next June!



Additional Information

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Posters and oral presentations based on abstracts welcome. Please submit your abstract of 500 - 1500 characters at your earliest convenience before 10 April 2009 to Don’t forget to indicate whether your submission is to be presented in a poster format or as an oral presentation at the Conference. The submissions should apply a novel approach of some sort in relation to the subject in hand and present fresh ideas and/or innovative research results. The submission for poster session and other oral presentations (besides competitive paper manuscripts) are not subject to refereed, double-blind peer review.