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Special Session
Special Session on
21st Century Leadership for Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Concept and Practice
 - INNO 2019

3 - 5 May, 2019 - Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Within the 8th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - SMARTGREENS 2019

INNO is a shared event between SMARTGREENS and ICEIS.

CHAIR

Anna Nikina-Ruohonen
Grenoble Ecole de Management
France
 
Brief Bio
Author: "Areas of Innovation in a Global World", www.areasofinnovation.com. Innovation management practitioner and published scholar. Affiliated Professor, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France. Has worked across Europe and globally in the development of international partnerships in business, education and innovation ecosystems. Has collaborated with International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, Skolkovo Innovation Center, Nokia, Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce, Trainers’ House, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. Defended the Doctoral Dissertation on female entrepreneurs in Scandinavia, and was awarded a prize by United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for practical contribution to entrepreneurship.

SCOPE

Innovations and entrepreneurship are increasing in their significance in shaping our societies worldwide. Managing and leveraging complexities, creativity and innovation call for vision, proactiveness and effective tools across all stakeholder groups. In this session innovation management scholars and practitioners are invited to share their professional insights and inspiring cases that would contribute to developing an understanding of the innovation and entrepreneurship focused leadership in schools, universities, science parks, corporate world, investor, entrepreneur and startup communities.


Sub-themes:

Fostering and leveraging innovations:
- Fostering entrepreneurship and creativity within smart city concept;
- Areas of innovation in a global world, cases of establishing and managing innovation ecosystems;
- Cases and effective methods of working with key stakeholders of innovation ecosystems: startups, students, investors, VCs, corporations, universities, science parks, international partners and others;
- Startup community development - bringing key elements together to tackle contemporary world challenges;
 
Offering contemporary education for innovation and entrepreneurship:
- Leveraging e-skills for innovation in the knowledge society;
- Entrepreneurship education is K12 and higher education;
- University education in fostering entrepreneurial and creative thinking, providing modern tools on management of innovations;
 
Promoting innovative products and services:
- Evolving business models for innovative products and services;
- Social entrepreneurship; 
- Marketing of innovative products and services;
 
Leading innovation:
- Leadership and management practices in managing innovation processes;
- Female entrepreneurs and their role in high-tech, startups and smart green technology development;
- Research into entrepreneurship intentions, motivation, attitudes, identity
- SMEs entrepreneurship as an innovation driver.

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submission: February 28, 2019
Authors Notification: March 15, 2019
Camera Ready and Registration: March 25, 2019

SPECIAL SESSION PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Mohamed Jemni, University of Tunis, Tunisia

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PAPER SUBMISSION

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.

PUBLICATIONS

After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library

SECRETARIAT CONTACTS

SMARTGREENS Special Sessions - INNO 2019
e-mail: smartgreens.secretariat@insticc.org
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