Call for Papers for Asialics Bangkok 2016


Call for Papers for Asialics Bangkok 2016

ASIALICS - Area-based innovation in Asia

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Welcome to ASIALICS 2016 held at the Centara Grand Hotel at Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok, Thailand from 3 – 4 October 2016.

ASIALICS aim to explore and develop the concept of learning, innovation and competence building as an analytical framework. The objective of ASIALICS is to stimulate the establishment of knowledge based strategies or economic development in Asia. The idea is to bring together interesting issues about what is going on in Asian countries and companies and to share experiences regarding methodology, analytical results and policies.

The ASIALICS 2016 conference theme is "Area-based Innovation in Asia". Area-based Innovation System is an emerging concept beyond the classical industrial cluster and traditional regional innovation system. It focuses on how a space can induce innovation activities in relation with mega-infrastructure, city development and linkages with local communities.

The two-day event features prominent speakers from academia, industries, government and game changers who transform global landscape. They will address the magnificent strategies to redefine the concept of innovation system and how to shape area-based innovation with emerging technology and trends.

Call for Papers

Significant and original (unpublished) submissions are solicited. The papers will be peer reviewed and upon acceptance, authors are requested to submit their final version (if requested). Papers should not exceed 8,000 words and should include an abstract of 100-150 words. For the paper submission guidelines,  please see the conference website. The accepted papers will be opened at the conference website ( Selected papers will be published in Asian Journal of Technology Innovation and other related journals after a peer review process.

Proposed sub themes:

• Area-based Innovation
• ASEAN Economic Corridor
• National, Regional, Sectoral, Technological Innovation Systems
• Industrial Estate, Science Park, Innovation District, and Innovative City
• Asian Grand Challenges in Science, Technology, and Innovation
• Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
• Financing innovation
• Innovation, Society, and Inclusive Growth
• Knowledge Management and Learning System
• Big Data and Innovation Indicators
• Entrepreneurship and growth strategy
• Clean Energy Initiative for Asian Economy

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration under grant agreement no 311784.

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