2013 Call for Papers

**Please note that the call for papers for the 2013 APIC Conference has ended.

College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University is pleased to host the 4thAsia-Pacific Innovation Conference, in collaboration with a consortium of other academic institutions, including College of Law, National Taiwan University, College of Management, National Taiwan University, School of Management, National Central University, and Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica.

The conference will bring together scholars, including doctoral students, working on economics, management and law of innovation. It will foster an inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge. Sessions will include contributed papers, keynote presentations and panel discussions. Please forward this information to any interested colleagues, friends, and doctoral students. We welcome contributions from across the world.

Conference dates: December 6 (Friday) and 7 (Saturday), 2013
Venue: College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University
Submission Deadline: July 5, 2013 (closed)

The conference will be held in English.

Local Hosts

  • College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University
  • College of Law, National Taiwan University
  • College of Management, National Taiwan University
  • Department of Economics, National Taiwan University
  • Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica
  • School of Management, National Central University
  • National Scientific Council
  • Taiwan Economic Association
  • Chinatrust Financial Holding Company
  • Audix Corporation

 Key Overseas Sponsors

  • Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, University of Melbourne
  • Center for Economic Catch-up, Seoul National University

Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics (APJAE)

Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics (APJAE), an SSCI journal which is co-edited by City University of Hong Kong and National Taiwan University, and published by Taylor & Francis, plans to publish a special issue for the conference. Submissions should be sent to the journal editor, Professor Hong Hwang (echong@ntu.edu.tw) on or before January 15, 2014.

Keynote and Panel Speakers

Branstetter, Lee (Carnegie Mellon University)
Dosi, Giovanni (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies)
Haskel, Jonathan (Imperial College Business School)
Jaffe, Adam (Brandeis University)
Motohashi, Kazuyuki (University of Tokyo)
Nagaoka, Sadao (Hitotsubashi University)
Scotchmer, Suzanne (University of California at Berkeley)
Tamura, Yoshiyuki (Hokkaido University)
Webster, Elizabeth (The University of Melbourne)

Scope

The session topics would include:

  • entrepreneurship and startups
  • innovation and industry evolution
  •  management of technology
  •  intellectual property protection for innovation
  •  standards, alliance and consortia
  •  research and innovation funding
  •  university research and university industry collaborations
  •  science and technology policy in developing economies.

Submission Details

We invite interested authors to submit your papers or extended abstracts by June 24, 2013. You can submit your paper online via our Online Submission Form.
Submission Inquiry: info@ipria.org

Please indicate the name of the presenter and his/her contact details (affiliation and email). You may also submit a proposal for a full session, which should include a short description of the session theme, title, 3 papers (or extended abstracts) and the name of the organizer and contact details. While we will consider accepting any theme significantly related to innovation, we prefer sessions with the presenters covering regional or global issues.

Submissions must be in PDF format, with a maximum size of 2MB per paper. No other file formats will be considered. Submissions must be made in English.

The Scientific Committee for the conference will evaluate the submissions and the results will be emailed by the end of July, 2013.

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Background

The 1st Asia Pacific Region Innovation Conference was held in University of Melbourne in January 2010. Given a rapidly growing number of scholars in the Asia-Pacific region interested in innovation issues, we envisage that we will host such conferences regularly, rotating among Asia-Pacific countries. Participating institutions include:

  • The Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia, University of Melbourne
  • Institute of Innovation Research and Center for Intergenerational Studies (Institute of Economic Research), Hitotsubashi University, Japan
  • Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
  • NUS Business School, National University of Singapore
  • IP Academy, Singapore
  • University of Auckland Business School
  • New Zealand Centre of International Economic Law (NZCIEL)
  • Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington
  • College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University
  • School of Management, National Central University
  • Seoul National University
  • Center for Economic Catch-up, KOREA
  • School of Management, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Science
  • Intellectual Property Law Center, Drake University Law School
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Conference Resources

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