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Join The Premier Virtual Innovation Conference!

ISPIM invites researchers, managers, executives and consultants, with a passion for innovation management, to the XXXI ISPIM Innovation Conference to:
  • Engage > Share innovation insights with fellow professionals

  • Explore > Gain insights by contributing to global innovation challenges

  • Belong > Become part of a global innovation management community

  • Enjoy > Experience the flexibility and richness of a virtual conference

In a different time zone? Don't worry! Although the content will be broadcast live, we are also recording the event so you won't miss anything!
3 days of thought-provoking innovation discussions
33 leading global thought-leaders
250+ presentations with innovation management insights from industry and research
25+ workshops to engage with

~ Global Thought Leaders ~

Ravi Arora
Vice President, Innovation
Tata Sons
Sabine Brunswicker
Director, Research Center for Open Digital Innovation, Purdue University
Tamara Carleton
Innovation Leadership Group
Henry Chesbrough
Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, UC Berkeley-Haas
Robert G. Cooper
ISBM Distinguished Research Fellow
Penn State University
Tom De Ruyck
Managing Partner & Head of Insight Activation
InSites Consulting
Nils Duelfer
Managing Director
IMP³rove Academy
Oliver Gassmann
Professor of Technology Management
University of St.Gallen
Gary Hamel
Director, Management Lab
Visiting Professor, London Business School
Tim Jones
Co-Founder and Programme Director
Future Agenda
Braden Kelley
Director, Innovation & Human-Centric Problem-Solving, Oracle FUEL
Zayna Khayat
Future Strategist
SE Health
Florian Kohlbacher
Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Intelligence, Coca-Cola Japan
Carsten Linz
Radical Business Model Transformation
Nabil Malouli
VP, Global E-commerce
Rita McGrath
Strategy Professor
Columbia Business School
Yonoshin Mori
Partner Emeritus
Arthur D. Little Japan
Gina O'Connor
Professor of Innovation Management
Babson College
Sarah Pearson
Deputy Director General, Innovation & Tourism Industry Development, Queensland Government
Frank Piller
Professor of Innovation Management
RWTH Aachen University
Christian Rangen
Founder, CEO
Strategy Tools
Steve Rader
Deputy Director for the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation, NASA
Fabian Schlage
Head of Ecosystem Engagement
Paul Sloane
Frank Stephenson
Design Director
Frank Stephenson Design Studio
Rohit Talwar
Fast Future
Natalie Turner
CEO, The 6 ‘I’s®
CEO, The Entheo Network
Tony Ulwick
Founder and CEO
Gijs van Wulfen
FORTH Innovation Method
Roberto Verganti
Professor, Leadership & Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics & Harvard Business School
Eric von Hippel
T Wilson Professor of Innovation Management
MIT Sloan School of Management
Ramon Vullings
Jonathan Tsuen Yip Wong
Chief of Technology and Innovation
United Nations ESCAP
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~ Thematic Leaders  ~

Allen Alexander
Senior Research Fellow in Innovation
University of Exeter Business School
Joshua Baker
Step Into More
Anna Bessant
Manager of Teaching & Coaching Programmes
John Bessant
Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
University of Exeter Business School
Helena Blackbright
Project Manager
Automation Region
Joana Breidenbach
Henning Breuer
Professor, HMKW
Founder, UXBerlin – Innovation Consulting
Julio Carazo San José
Professor, IE Business School
Instituto de Empresa
Martin Duval
Co-Founder & Co-President
Klaus Fichter
Director, Borderstep Institute for Sustainability & Innovation
Maik Fuellmann
CEO and Co-Founder
Joanne Hyland
Founding Partner and President
rInnovation Group
Karina R Jensen
Managing Director and Founder
Global Minds Network
Tatiana Iakovleva
Professor of Entrepreneurship
Stavanger Business School
Magnus Karlsson
National Expert & Chairman
SIS Swedish Institute for Standards & RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
Carina Leue-Bensch
Innovation Manager
Lufthansa Systems
Florian Lüdeke-Freund
Professor for Corporate Sustainability
ESCP Europe Business School
Kit Lykketoft
Director of Convention
Wonderful Copenhagen
Roman Meier-Andrae
Divisional Head of Corporate IT & Digitalisation
TÜV NORD Mobilität
Sven-Uwe Mueller
Programme Leader, Cooperation with the Private Sector, GIZ
Programme Leader, Lab of Tomorrow
Peter Oeij
Senior Research Scientist
Marco Oelschlegel
Director Conventions
Léo Raoul
Operational Excellence Team Lead
Matthias Rauterberg
Professor of Designing Interactive Systems
Eindhoven University of Technology
René Rohrbeck
Chair for Foresight, Innovation & Transformation, EDHEC Business School
Daniel Schallmo
Professor for Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurship, HNU
Stefan Schaltegger
Professor of Sustainability Management
Leuphana University Lüneburg
Dietmar Schlößer
Head of Digitalization & Innovation
Stoyan Tanev
Associate Professor, Carleton University & Editor-in-Chief, TIM Review
Ken Webster
Associate, Ellen MacArthur Foundation & Exeter Centre Circular Economy
Corie Wiren
Senior Product Manager
Markus Zils
Professor for Circular Economy and Management Science, University of Exeter Business School
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~ Journals Represented ~

Katharina Hölzle
Journal of Creativity and Innovation Management
Joe Tidd
International Journal of Innovation Management
René Rohrbeck
Futures & Foresight Science journal
Stoyan Tanev
Technology Innovation Management Review
Anne-Laure Mention
Journal of Innovation Management
Paavo Ritala
R&D Management Journal
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Special Issue & Publication Fast Tracks

  • International Journal of Innovation Management - General topics, leading papers

  • International Journal of Innovation Management - Managing Values for Innovation

  • Technology Innovation Management Review  - Leading papers

  • Sustainability - Living Labs 

  • Springer Series Management for Professionals - Digital Disruption & Digital Transformation

All other papers will be published in the conference proceedings with an ISBN, and selected papers will also be considered, where suitable, by the following publications:

  • Creativity and Innovation Management

  • Futures & Foresight Science

  • International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

  • International Journal of Technology Management

  • R&D Management Journal

  • Technological Forecasting and Social Change

  • Technovation

~ Selected Workshops ~

Junior Researcher Lab
Sunday, 7 June
Design Driven Opportunities
Sunday, 7 June
The Flipped Classroom Workshop
Sunday, 7 June
How do you return to the workplace safely?
Monday, 8 June
Sustainable Business Design With Business Model Patterns
Monday, 8 June
Borderstep Impact Forum
Monday, 8 June & Tuesday, 9 June
Test your idea’s potential quickly & cost-effectively
Monday, 8 June
I.D.E.A.S.: Futuristic Thinking, or how to develop new ventures
Monday, 8 June
The Power of Art Thinking for a Volatile and Uncertain World
Monday, 8 June
How will the Covid19 crisis impact Innovation Management
Tuesday, 9 June
The Innovators Club
Tuesday, 9 June
The Coronavirus Pandemic for Open Innovation
Tuesday, 9 June
Emotional Intelligence for Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, 9 June
The Resources Supermarket
Tuesday, 9 June
Invited Innovation Managers Explore
Tuesday, 9 June
CoCo Cosmos A gamified visual co-creation tool
Tuesday, 9 June
Are you Ready to Lead Innovation?
Tuesday, 9 June
The Industry Methods Shark Tank
Wednesday, 10 June
Student-business collaboration in green venturing
Wednesday, 10 June
BMI Implementation after COVID19 in healthcare
Wednesday, 10 June
Embracing Disruption with a New Model for Innovation
Wednesday, 10 June
Supporting SMEs for Innovation in Times of Crisis
Wednesday, 10 June
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~ Media Partners ~


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