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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Innovation and Regional Development are cordially invited for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 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.
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
, 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
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
|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
||June 28 - 29, 2015
Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for
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 ChinaIsaac Kofi Mensah, Jianing Mi, Feng Cheng 2) Promoting Innovation Pedagogy in a Capacity Building Project in IndonesiaJuha Kettunen 3) A Model for Reverse-Mentoring in EducationSabine A. Zauchner-Studnicka 4) Smartphone Photography in Urban ChinaWen Zhang 5) Improving Cleanability by Changing Fish Processing Equipment DesignLars A. L. Giske, Ola J. Mork, Emil Bjoerlykhaug 6) Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions of the Economic, Social and Physical Impacts of TourismOktay Emir 7) The Importance of Customer Engagement and Service Innovation in Value Co-CreationSoheila Raeisi, Meng Lingjie 8) Crowdsourcing as an Open Innovation Tool for EntrepreneurshipZeynep 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 BostonMohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando 10) Motivating Factors and Prospects for Rural Community Involvement in Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Mantanani Island, Sabah, MalaysiaF. 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 LearningFelix Brito 12) The Resource-Base View of Organization and Innovation: Recognition of Significant Relationship in an OrganizationFrancis Deinmodei W. Poazi, Jasmine O. Tamunosiki-Amadi, Maurice Fems 13) Entrepreneurship Education as a 21st Century Strategy for Economic Growth and Sustainable DevelopmentM. Fems Kurotimi, Agada Franklin, Godsave Aladei, Opigo Helen 14) Japan’s Challenges in Managing Resources and Implementing Strategies toward SustainabilityDana 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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