Our member Enrico Scarso reports on the ECKM (European Conference on Knowledge Management) which he co-chaired. ECKM 2018 has taken place on September 6-7 2018 in Padova (Italy). It was co-organized by Department of Economics and Management and the Department of Management and Engineering. There were more than 220 participants , 114 academic research papers, 18 PhD research presentations, and about 1,200 pages Proceedings. The papers represent truly global research on the field with contributions from more than 50 countries of all over the world. The first day was opened with a keynote presentation by prof. Simone Strambach of Philipps-University Marburg, Germany who spoke on “Combinatorial Knowledge Dynamics in Social and Sustainability Innovation - Context Matters”. Antonella Padova from EY, Italy, spoke on the second day about “From Knowledge Management to Community Management: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities”. More information is available at: https://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/eckm/future-past-conferences/.
Our member, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Heisig announces the 10th Conference on Professional Knowledge Management:
Knowledge Management in Digital Work Environments - State of the Art and Outlook, which will be hosted by the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam in March 2019. The conference will celebrate its 20-year anniversary, as it was started in 1999 in Baden-Baden (Germany) and have been organized every two-years by the SIG Knowledge Management of the German Society for Computer Science (GI).
Our member, Aino Kianto (LTU, Finland) and Dr. M. Langen (Siemens Corporate Technology) will deliver keynotes at the conference.
More details can be found here.
The 9th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in the Asia Pacific (IKMAP) will be held in Hangzhou, China from 31st Oct to 2nd Nov 2018. The introductory video about the conference is available at https://youtu.be/IxfshS8oIJA
More details and call for papers are available at http://icme.zju.edu.cn/ikmap/
Our Member, Dr. Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu will chair the Knowledge Management Systems track for the 2019 edition of the BSLab conference which will be held in Pavia, January 21-23, 2019. Details are available here.
Additionally, Dr. Vătămănescu will be GE for the Special Issue - Knowledge Management Systems and Organizational Dynamics - published by Kybernetes (indexed in WoS, IF 0.811) in November 2019, which is linked to the conference track. Details are available here.
On 13.04.2018, prof. Ettore Bolisani participated in KM seminar for doctoral students in Cartagena. The seminar was entitled “Knowledge strategies and KM planning”. Details are available here (in Spanish).
The Ph.D. Dissertation of our member, Dr. Lamyaa El Bassiti, entitled "Innovation Management System: Systematic Structuration, Semantic Interoperability & Multi-Dimensional Measurement for a Continuous Performance Improvement" has been awarded as one of the TOP 40 Dissertations in the field of Innovation Management for the year 2018. The annual ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award is an international competition made by the ISPIM (The International Society for Professional Innovation Management, USA) to the student completing the best Ph.D. within innovation management each calendar year. The Award is open to all students completing a Ph.D. within innovation management.
Prof. Constantin Bratianu was invited as a Guest Speaker to the event "Knowledge Week" organized during 6-8 June 2018, at Brussels, by the new General Directorate of Knowledge Management together with the Joint Research Institute of the European Commission. In the photo - together with Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Maruszewski - Director of Knowledge Management, Joint Research Institute.
On 06.06.2018 Prof. Aino Kianto gave the opening keynote speech in Brussels for the prestigious European Commission Knowledge Week event.
Moreover, on 21.06.2018 Prof. Kianto gave the keynote speech in the IIAKM KM Conference (Knowledge Management: Research, Organization, and Applied Innovation) in Pisa, http://iiakm.org/conference/KM2018/index.php
The XIII edition of IFKAD on “Societal Impact on Knowledge and Design” will be organized in Delft, at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, on 4th-6th July 2018. The main purpose of IFKAD 2018 is to explore the role and the relevance of new sources, dimensions and characteristics of knowledge supporting organizations as well as regional and urban systems in their aim to create valuable societal impact by addressing fundamental questions.
What are the major challenges society is facing in the near future and how are they related to knowledge and design?
What is the role of knowledge and design to cope with the major challenges our society is facing?
These fundamental questions increasingly represent fundamental features to cope with the increasing complexity and turbulence of today’s business landscape. The Forum – co-chaired by Professors Han van der Meer, Guido Enthoven and Giovanni Schiuma - will bring together key-note-speakers, such as Professors Jorg Rainer Noennig, Wim van Saarloos, Ena Voute, worldwide academicians, young researchers, practitioners and policy makers from different fields to provide an opportunity for presenting, debating and reflecting on original approaches, models and tools regarding the position of knowledge management and design in the 21st century from a wide range of perspectives – i.e. economic, social, environmental and cultural perspectives.
More information is available at: https://www.ifkad.org/
During the ECKM 2018 the members of our Association will lead a doctoral workshop. It will be conducted by Ettore Bolisani, Constantin Bratianu, Juan Gabriel Cegarra Navarro, Peter Heisig, Enrico Scarso and Tatiana Gavrilova.
The Workshop has the purpose to discuss the main challenges, approaches and methods for research in KM. Rather than a pure theoretical presentation of methods and approaches, presenters will propose their own view of the issue based on their practical and professional experience.
After a brief introduction, in which each presenter will illustrate specific methodological and implementation issues of KM research, the attending participants will be involved in an active/interactive exercise where, based on their experience or their specific research purposes, they will discuss specific features, pros and cons of the various approaches to KM research. Finally, with the help of workshop presenters, conclusions will be drawn and will be made available to participants through the web after the workshop.
More details can be found here: https://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/eckm/eckm-workshop/