18th IGWT Symposium: Technology and Innovation for a Sustainable Future: a Commodity Science Perspec (18th IGWT Symposium)
|Event Date/Time: Sep 24, 2012||End Date/Time: Sep 28, 2012|
|Registration Date: Jun 30, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Mar 15, 2012|
|Abstract Submission Date: Jan 31, 2012|
|Paper Submission Date: Mar 31, 2012|
Technological innovation is one of the fundamental drivers of competitiveness for public and private organizations as well as for countries as it can be useful to create and deliver value in products and services by improving the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of operations and processes in an increasingly challenging environment.
The innovation process itself is changing with the use of new media and due to the globalization process which affects organizations of any size, sector and country.
The 18th IGWT Symposium will focus on the different aspects of the development of innovative strategies following a global approach which is characteristic of commodity science.
More specifically the topics examined will concern the relationship between technology, innovation and the following issues:
- sustainable production
- environmental management
- natural resources exploitation
- energy production and efficiency
- product quality, safety and traceability
- consumer information and protection
- business ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
- quality management
- operations and process management
- research and development
The official language of the Symposium will be English.
January 31st, 2012 Pre-registration, papers title and abstract
March 31st, 2012
Submission of full papers (if abstracts have NOT been submitted by January 31st)
April 15th, 2012
Submission of full papers (if abstracts have been submitted by January 31st)
May 31st, 2012
Notification of papers acceptance
June 30th, 2012
Reduced fee deadline