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ICIRD 2015 : 17th International Conference on Innovation and Regional Development

London, United Kingdom
June 28 - 29, 2015

Conference Code: 15UK06ICIRD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICIRD 2015: 17th International Conference on Innovation and Regional Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Innovation and Regional Development. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Innovation and Regional Development.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Innovation and Regional Development are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICIRD 2015 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Innovation and Regional Development. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   April 30, 2015
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   May 10, 2015
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   May 29, 2015
Conference Dates   June 28 - 29, 2015

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Factors Influencing the Continuance Usage of Online Mobile Payment Apps: A Case Study of WECHAT Users in China
Isaac Kofi Mensah, Jianing Mi, Feng Cheng
2) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in Indonesia
Juha Kettunen
3) A Model for Reverse-Mentoring in Education
Sabine A. Zauchner-Studnicka
4) Smartphone Photography in Urban China
Wen Zhang
5) Improving Cleanability by Changing Fish Processing Equipment Design
Lars A. L. Giske, Ola J. Mork, Emil Bjoerlykhaug
6) Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions of the Economic, Social and Physical Impacts of Tourism
Oktay Emir
7) The Importance of Customer Engagement and Service Innovation in Value Co-Creation
Soheila Raeisi, Meng Lingjie
8) Crowdsourcing as an Open Innovation Tool for Entrepreneurship
Zeynep Ayfer Bozat
9) Creating Smart and Healthy Cities by Exploring the Potentials of Emerging Technologies and Social Innovation for Urban Efficiency: Lessons from the Innovative City of Boston
Mohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando
10) Motivating Factors and Prospects for Rural Community Involvement in Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Mantanani Island, Sabah, Malaysia
F. Fabeil Noor, Roslinah Mahmud, Janice L. H. Nga, Rasid Mail
11) Transformative Leadership and Learning Management Systems Implementation: Leadership Practices in Instructional Design for Online Learning
Felix Brito
12) The Resource-Base View of Organization and Innovation: Recognition of Significant Relationship in an Organization
Francis Deinmodei W. Poazi, Jasmine O. Tamunosiki-Amadi, Maurice Fems
13) Entrepreneurship Education as a 21st Century Strategy for Economic Growth and Sustainable Development
M. Fems Kurotimi, Agada Franklin, Godsave Aladei, Opigo Helen
14) Japan’s Challenges in Managing Resources and Implementing Strategies toward Sustainability
Dana Aljadaa, Hasim Altan
15) Open Innovation Laboratory for Rapid Realization of Sensing, Smart and Sustainable Products (S3 Products) for Higher Education
J. Miranda, D. Chavarría-Barrientos, M. Ramírez-Cadena, M. E. Macías, P. Ponce, J. Noguez, R. Pérez-Rodríguez, P. K. Wright, A. Molina

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