Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2012 (InnovationKT-2012)

Venue: Menzies Carlton Hotel

Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 19, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 20, 2012
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International Conference on
Innovation through Knowledge Transfer 2012, 19&20 April 2012, Menzies Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth, UK


Held in the vibrant seaside town of Bournemouth, the fourth conference in the series, InnovationKT2012 will offer a valued opportunity for academics, professionals and business people working on knowledge transfer, knowledge exchange and innovation, to present and publish their work on business-focused and application-orientated projects.
Featuring world-class invited speakers and oral presentation sessions and workshops from expert practitioners in the field, InnovationKT provides an excellent opportunity to disseminate, share and discuss the impact of university-business and business-business interactions.
The conference will concentrate on the following themes:-
• Processes of knowledge transfer, knowledge origination, knowledge exchange and knowledge sharing
• Innovation, open innovation and the relationship between knowledge transfer and innovation
• Human and organisational aspects of knowledge management
• Incubators and entrepreneurship schemes
• Commercialisation (licensing of intellectual property, spin-outs formation, and incubators)
• Collaborative applied research and consultancy
• Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Calls for papers

Achieve a peer-reviewed publication in professionally published proceedings. Full papers (10 pages) will be presented and published in the conference proceedings by Springer-Verlag. Short paper submissions feature a presentation without the need to write a formal full paper.
Secure your presentation slot by submitting by 1 December.

Call for Proposals for Special Sessions and Workshops

We invite senior researchers or managers who have a special interest in a specific conference topic to to take responsibility for a special session, gathering six papers from colleagues and managing the review process. We also invite proposals for workshops and other activities that will be of interest to delegates.


• Submission of Proposals for Invited Sessions/Workshops: 1 November 2011
• Submission of Papers (First Call): 1 December 2011
• Early Registration: 1 February 2011
• Upload of Final Files: 1 March 2011

For more information about InnovationKT-2012
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