Posted on: 21 June, 2019
Application deadline: August 31, 2019
5th Geography of Innovation Conference, Stavanger, Norway
The University of Stavanger, in partnership with RUNIN, are organising the
5th Geography of Innovation Conference
which will take place in Stavanger from 29th to 31st January 2020.
The Geography of Innovation Conference provides a forum for discussion to scholars interested in scientific, policy and strategic issues concerning the spatial dimension of innovation activities.
In line with the three previous editions of the conference, held in Saint Etienne (France) in 2012, Utrecht (Netherlands) in 2014, Toulouse (France) in 2016 and Barcelona (2018), the main objective of this event is to bring together some of the world’s leading scholars from a variety of disciplines ranging from economic geography and regional science, economics and management science, sociology and network theory, and political and planning sciences.
- Shiri Breznitz, MUNK SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC POLICY, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
- Meric Gertler, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
- Mercedes Delgado, MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
- Neil Lee, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (LSE)
- Alessandra Faggian, GRAN SASSO SCIENCE INSTITUTE
- César A. Hidalgo,MIT MEDIA LAB
- Special sessions proposal deadline:
May 3rd, 2019 May 19th, 2019
- Papers and extended abstracts submission period: June 10th to August 31st, 2019
- Acceptance confirmation: October 10th, 2019
- Registration opens: October 10th, 2019
- Registration closes: November 24th, 2019
- Congress opens: January 29th, 2020
We welcome submissions of full papers and extended abstracts (minimum three pages).
All submissions (regular and special sessions) must be made electronically via the website.
Language for the paper/abstract: English
Deadline: 31st August 2019
All submissions will be peer-reviewed: For regular sessions, papers and extended abstracts will be reviewed by a members of the scientific or organising committee. For special sessions, papers and extended abstracts will be reviewed by the special session organisers. The results will be sent individually to each submitting author.
Contributions relating to, but not limited to, the following topics are welcome:
- Universities and the geography of innovation
- The uneven geography of innovation
- Innovation policy for regions and countries
- Green and sustainable innovation
- Mobility of workers, relatedness and the geography of innovation
- Innovation and regional economic development
- Responsible innovation, social innovation and inclusive growth
- MNCs, Global Production Networks and knowledge spillovers
- Urban agglomerations, externalities and innovation
- Spatial dynamics of innovation networks
- Geography of science
- Globalisation of innovation and knowledge
- Proximity and innovation
- Social capital, institutions and innovation
- Innovation in developing and emerging economies
- Innovation in peripheral regions
- The geography of innovation in the energy industry
- Smart cities and smart regions
- Clusters, industrial districts and regional innovation systems
- Work-life, digitisation and automation
- The geography of innovation in the circular economy
- The geography of resilience in Europe
- New (Big) data sources and methods to unpack the geography of innovation
- What role does the bioeconomy play in the transformation of regions towards sustainable development?
- Creative Industry Clusters, Innovation and Policy
- Geography and Intangibles
- Trademarks in Space
- Moving beyond technology transfer: Evaluating and measuring the knowledge exchange performance of higher education institutions in the spatial context
- Clusters, global innovation networks, and the globalization of knowledge
- The dark side of innovation in times of shifting technological paradigm
- Migration, Globalization and the Knowledge Economy
- Ocean space innovation
- The evolution of technology
- Innovation and the Foundational Economy: a new model of place-based development?
- Understanding the heterogeneity of regional energy transitions: Opportunities and limitations for regional development
- Innovation and Regional Transformation: Change Agency and Opportunity Spaces
- Knowledge complexity
- The Role of the State in the New Generation of Innovation: a Multi-Scalar Perspective
- Digital Platform Geographies
- Social Innovation in the Global South: theoretical and empirical insights into actors, processes and impacts
In order to maximise participation, we will prioritize the presentation of one paper per author. If you are involved in more than one paper, please ensure that each has a different presenting author.
Please approach the organising committee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or support.
CENTRE FOR INNOVATION RESEARCH, UiS BUSINESS SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF STAVANGER
Kjell Arholms gate 37 4021 Stavanger
Tel: +47 51 83 15 55
Twitter : @geoinno2020