Call for proposals

 

The main theme of TCI European Conference 2018 is TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES with a special look into GLOBALISATION, DIGITALISATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AS KEY FACTORS FOR SHAPING OUR ECONOMY GROWTH, COMPETITIVENESS AND SERVICES

During the first conference day, 21 Match 2018, we will discuss the role of clusters in shaping modern industrial policies as well as will look in successful co-operations – in order to be able to have a better vision for the opportunities ahead, which will be discussed on the second day, 22 March 2018.

We are glad to benefit from your expertise on one of the conference themes.

Theme 1: Key elements, which played role in shaping industrial policies?
Theme 2: What is the role of clusters in talent and investment attractions?
Theme 3: The role of clusters in industrial modernisation
Theme 4: Clusters promoting shared values and initiatives
Theme 5: Best practices of collaboration in Europe

Theme 5 : Sub - theme 1: Collaboration between academia and business

Theme 5 : Sub - theme 2: Collaboration between public and private sector

Theme 5 : Sub - theme 3: Successful networks 

Theme 6: Efficient and Successful use of donor proposals
Theme 7: On the global map – opportunities to showcase national and regional economic infrastructures and service capabilities from around the globe

When contributing, please be specific about the content and, for instance, whether it is a cluster, a cluster challenge, a specific programme or a new instrument you want to elaborate on. We would also like you to think about the objective beforehand: do you want to bring information, exchange experiences, solve a problem or find collaboration? Different working methods are appropriate for different messages and objectives. Be creative and come up with your own ideas for innovative and interactive contributions!
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Submission procedure

You can submit your proposed contribution after pre-registering for the conference on the website (www.tci-europe2018.com). As a network, we value new and meaningful connections between the event participants. Therefore, we would like you to provide some details about yourself for the purpose of a profile and fill in your ideas that include:
• The title of your contribution
• Which of the themes you wish to contribute to
• The content and goal of your contribution (maximum 300 words)
• The most appropriate form of working for your contribution (type of session, group size, duration, materials needed)
• Three key learning points for your audience/colleagues

Note that your contribution proposal must be in English and only one proposal can be submitted per registration.

Note

You need to complete your pre-registration to submit your proposal. Remember that full registration (including payment) is required for final confirmation of your participation in the conference programme. If full registration has not been received by 19th January 2018, your proposal will not be considered. As the programme develops, sessions may change and your proposal may be placed in a different session; please bear this in mind when making your conference planning. The Organising Committee will regularly communicate the latest version of the programme.

Important dates

Submissions open: 1 Dec 2017
Submissions close: 12 January 2018
Notification for selected presenters: 31 January 2018

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