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The XXII ISPIM Conference

Sustainability in Innovation: Innovation Management Challenges

The XXII ISPIM Conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany on 12-15 June 2011. Organised by ISPIM and hosted by The Hamburg University of Technology, this conference will bring together innovation management professionals from research, industry and intermediary organisations. The conference format will include facilitated themed sessions for academic and practitioner presentations together with discussion panels and workshops. Additionally, the conference will provide excellent networking opportunities together with a taste of local culture.

Conference Themes

  • Collaboration for innovation (incl. Open Innovation)
  • Culture & team management in innovation
  • Entrepreneurship, venturing, business models & financing innovation
  • Innovation training & education
  • Methods and tools for innovation
  • Networks and clusters of innovation
  • Organisational creativity & idea generation
  • Sustainability in Innovation

Conference Focus Theme

The Conference Focus Theme includes topics such as: sustainable public sector innovation; regional and EU-level innovation policy and initiatives; sustainable value chains; innovation in regulatory frameworks; social entrepreneurship for sustainability; learning from and with 'bottom of pyramid' markets; business models to exploit sustainable innovation opportunities; skills, partnerships, technology and incentive systems for sustainability in innovation management.

Confirmed Speakers

Martin Curley
Director, Intel Labs Europe
Intel Corporation
Winning with Sustainable ICT Innovation

Heinrich Arnold
Head of Innovation Management
Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
Innovation Management for Sustainability: Challenges and Solutions

Magnus Karlsson
Director, New Business Development & Innovation
Everyone innovates everyday - implementing collaborative idea management at Ericsson

Conference Fees

ISPIM Member
Delegate: €580
Student: €580
Accompanying Guest*: €230

Delegate: €670
Student: €615
Accompanying Guest*: €230

Membership Offer: Conference plus ISPIM Membership for 2011** 
Delegate fee add €150
Student fee add €50

All Prices are subject to German VAT (mwst) at 19% which can be reclaimed by VAT Registered EU Organisations.
*Accompanying guests (husbands, wives, partners, etc.) are invited to the social events but may not attend conference sessions.
**Invoice item: "XXII ISPIM Conference including membership for 2011". This makes you eligible for the member rate for the conference.

Conference fee includes

Conference Entry (all 3 days), Delegate Pack and Badge, Conference Proceedings CD, Book of Abstracts, Welcome Reception at The Hamburg & Germania Rowing Club on the Outer Alster Lake (Sunday), Conference Dinner at "Parlament" in the Hamburg City Hall Cellar (Monday), Dinner Cruise on the River Elbe (Tuesday), Lunch x 3 & Refreshments during the Conference. Non-members will also become Members of ISPIM for the remainder of 2011 following the Conference.

All presenters need to book and pay by 29 April 2011. All non presenting delegates have until 6 June 2011 to book and pay.

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