The IEEE International Engineering Management Conference IEMC-Europe 2008
June 28-30, 2008, Estoril, Portugal
<http://iemceur08.tagus.ist.utl.pt/>

MANAGING ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION FOR GROWTH
(Submission deadline:  January 25, 2008)


Invitation:

The IEEE Technology Management Council (formerly known as the Engineering
Management Society) and the IEMC-Europe 2008 Conference Committee invite
FULL PAPER contributions from researchers, educators, managers and students
of engineering management on the theme Managing Engineering, Technology and
Innovation for Growth.  Contributions may be conceptual, theoretical or
empirical.  They should be the result of research activity, case studies or
best practices, must shed light on the theory or practice of engineering,
technology or innovation management and consider the strategic objective of
economic growth.


Topics include:

1-  Decision Analysis (1.1- Decision Analysis with Multiple Criteria; 1.2-
Decision Analysis Tools for Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication;
1.3- Decision Analysis for Public Decision-Making).

2-  Technological Change and Management of Innovation (2.1- Innovation and
Productivity Growth; 2.2- Technology-based Entrepreneurship; 2.3- Decision
Analysis for Public Decision-Making; 2.4- Technological Foresight).

3-  Operations and Supply Chain Management (3.1- Operations and Supply Chain
Optimization; 3.2- Environmental Issues and Sustainable Operations; 3.3-
Close Loop Supply Chains).

4-  Cross-functional Emerging Domains (4.1- Actor Networks and Collaborative
Models; 3.2- Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management; 3.3-
Education in Engineering Management).


Submission of Papers:

Papers in final form should be written in English, have a maximum of five
pages and use the prescribed format
<http://iemceur08.tagus.ist.utl.pt/docs/TRANS-JOUR.DOC>.

Each paper should clearly mention the name and number of Topic and Sub-Topic
within which it is submitted and will be reviewed. There will be a
best paper award for each topic and one best student paper.


Important Dates:
Papers submission deadline    25th January 2008
Notification of acceptance      28th April 2008
Early registration deadline      8th May 2008
Normal registration deadline  23rd May 2008
Conference dates         June, 28 to 30, 2008

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