32nd Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship PODIM (PODIM)

Venue: Hotel Habakuk

Location: Maribor, Slovenia

Event Date/Time: Apr 04, 2012 End Date/Time: Apr 05, 2012
Registration Date: Mar 15, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 10, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2012
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The oldest and most prestigious Slovenian conference on innovation and entrepreneurship will discuss »Potentials of Creative Industries«. Creativity is the focal pillar of the new economy and art and culture demonstrates outstanding economic potential if imaginatively transformed in products and services that serve the needs of companies and consumers. Conference will address broad array of issues focused on development and growth of companies in cultural and creative industries, as well as discuss business opportunities offered by the products and services created in those companies.
Papers are invited on following topics:
• Entrepreneurship in creative industries
• Economic picture of national cultural and creative industries
• Commercial value of culture and creative products
• Impact of CCI products on company innovativeness
• Business models in CCI
• Modes of cooperation between creators and consumers of creative products
• Expressive value of technology
• Spill – over effects of creative industries
• National and regional innovation systems and CCI
• Clustering of CCI
• Key drivers of creative industry
• Design thinking methods for problem solving
• Creative and smart cities
• Education models for CCI
• Absorption capacity to exploit CCI products
• Importance of talent, technology and tolerance for CCI
• European Cities of culture and their influence on development of cities and regions
• National CCI policies.


Hotel Habakuk Maribor