Eighth Knowledge Globalization Conference
Host: Boğaziçi University
Center for Innovation and Competition-based Development Studies
Istanbul, Turkey

May 8-10, 2013

Suffolk University, Boston, USA
Knowledge Globalization Institute, Boston, USA

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Theme: Enabling Global Transitions through Innovation 

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and technology
Innovation and Technology Management, Economics of Innovation, Innovative Business Models, Innovation and SMEs, Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems, Knowledge and Innovation, Innovation Policies, Innovation Management , Innovative Business Model, Entrepreneurial Innovation and Strategy, Government and Innovation, Innovation for a Sustainable World, Cloud Computing, R&D and Intellectual Property

Economics, culture, and development

Cultural Innovation, Economic Development and sustainability, Regional Development, Sustainable Development, Political Economy, Governance and e-governance, Corruption , Welfare State, Health  , Cross Cultural Issues, Social Innovation, Regional Development and Innovation

Globalization and business

Global Competitiveness, International Business, International Economics, E-commerce, Commercial Policy, Global Competitive Strategy

Financial Markets, Institutions, and Accounting Systems
 Fiscal  and Monetary Policy, Central Bank Policies, Financial Institutions and Markets, Banking Sector, Financial Crises , Crisis of the EU

Leadership, Management, and Strategy
Industrial Cluster Management, Leadership, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management

Knowledge Sharing
Knowledge Management, Knowledge-based Economy, Information Sharing 

Submission deadlines

April 15, 2013 abstracts and/or full papers
April 30, 2013 Full papers

Proceedings and Refereed publication
Papers presented in the conference will be published in a proceedings book and selected papers will be blind-reviewed to publish in the Special Issue of Journal of Knowledge Globalization. 

Conference Fee

Registration Fees ( in US $)

Early Registration                         $300
Late Registration                          350
Students Early Registration          175
Students Late Registration            225


Suffolk University, Boston, USA
Knowledge Globalization Institute, USA



Who Should Attend

Potential participants include academic scholars, practitioners, and business leaders from business and not-for-profit organizations, government, and economic development organizations  from all over the world, representing diverse professions, disciplines and cultures. Advanced level unversity students are welcome.

Objectives of
Knowledge Globalization Conferences 

   1. To include scholars and academics from all over the world in  knowledge globalization conference
   2. To expand opportunities for sharing knowledge between developed economies and emerging economies
   3. To expand participation in the new social, economic, and organizational dynamics
   4. To offer opportunity to the  host institutions to expand their global vision
   5. To create opportunities for scholars to publish blind reviewed articles in the Journal of Knowledge Globalization, a peer reviewed journal published by the Knowledge Globalization Institute
   6. To explore multinational educational opportunities
   7. To provide directions to a new long term strategic visions
   8. To organize senior management seminars and effective teaching seminars
   9. To encourage faculty exchange
  10. To encourage students exchange
  11. To promote joint research  and co authored publications
  12. To encourage cultural exchange and develop amity among countries
  13. To assist in the economic development of all nations

For more information

E. Nur Özkan-Günay 
Director, Center for Innovation and Competition-based Development Studies, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
e-mail: gunayen@boun.edu.tr  Tel: +90 212 359 6972 fax: +90 212 287 2480  

Dr. Mawdudur Rahman
,  President, Knowledge Globalization Institute
Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts 02108  USA,
email: mrahman@suffolk.edu Tel: (617) 573 8372, 781-572 8758 )

The Knowledge Globalization Institute, Boston, MA and Suffolk University, Boston, MA have jointly hosted six Knowledge Globalization Conferences in Boston (US), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Pune (India) since 2008. More than 1500 scholars from 34 countries have attended these conferences.






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