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Reminder - DEADLINE APPROACHING - 4th Geography of Innovation Conference, Barcelona, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2018

Friday, 01 September 2017 12:31
Only 10 days left to submit your papers to the 4th Geography of Innovation ConferenceBarcelonaJanuary 31st-February 2nd, 2018, organized by the AQR research group, at the University of Barcelona, in partnership with EuroLIO.

The call for papers is still open but the deadline is approaching (10 September 2017)!!


(call for papers here; pdf version here)

We welcome submissions of Full Papers and Extended Abstracts in a wide range of topics at the cross-roads between economics, innovation and geography, including 30 Special Sessions organized by world leading academics in the field! Among them, we would like to remind you about a session on Measuring Innovation Clusters, sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Gillian Bristow (Cardiff University), exploring the complex interrelationships between innovation and the economic resilience of regions.
Frank Neffke (Harvard University and Harvard Kennedy School), who will discuss the links between human capital and related diversification.
Michael Storper (UCLA and LSE), discussing on the intertwined geographies of innovation, inter-regional inequalities, and social inequalities today
Reinhilde Veugelers (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), on the rise of China in science and innovation, and what are the challenges/opportunities this brings for Europe and other Western economies

KEY DATES

Papers and Extended abstracts Submission: June 1st to Sept. 10th, 2017

Acceptance Confirmation: October 2nd, 2017

Registration Opens: October 2nd, 2017

Registration Closes: November 24th, 2017

Congress Opens: January 31st, 2018


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Apologies for multiple posting. Do not hesitate to contact us for more details. And have a good summer break!

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona!


Best wishes,
Rosina Moreno, Ernest Miguelez and Jordi Suriñach, on behalf of the 4th Geography of Innovation Conference GEOINNO2018 Organizing Committee

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