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Abstract submission

Researchers wishing to contribute to the conference are invited to submit a structured abstract for either a regular paper or a research note (in Word format) of 750-1000 words (references not included) by 15 March 2024. The abstract should address:

  • Theoretical and empirical background and relevance.
  • Research objectives, problem and/or hypotheses.
  • Research design.
  • Analysis and discussion.
  • Expected contribution.

The extended abstract has to fit the overall theme and/or topics suggested for the conference. A high-quality abstract might be rejected if it is outside the scope and the theme of the conference.

CINet members can also submit a full paper or completed research note for review at this stage. Members requesting such a review must also submit by March 15, 2024.

Please check and carefully follow the author guidelines and use the right template (below).

All submissions will undergo a double blind peer review. The outcome of the review will be sent to the authors by May 15, 2024.

You can now submit through the online submission portal by clicking the button below.

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Full papers and research notes

The deadline for submitting full papers and full research notes that are provisionally accepted is July 12, while the deadline for submitting full papers and rresearch notes that were accepted is July 19. Note that the review committee will go through all submissions. Please check and carefully follow the author guidelines and use the right template (below). Papers and research notes that do not meet the format requirements will be returned to the author(s).

All final submissions need to be done by email to the conference secretariat. Note that the abstract in your paper/note will be published in the CINet Conference Book of Abstracts. The full papers/research notes will be made available for downloading from the conference website nearer the conference.

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Practitioners wishing to contribute to the conference are invited to submit an abstract (in Word format) of approximately 500 words no later than March 15, 2024. The abstract should address:

  • Industry background.
  • Presentation objectives.
  • Problems addressed.
  • Results in terms of contribution to the practice of (continuous) innovation management. 

If your abstract is accepted you will be asked to submit a PowerPoint presentation, not a full paper, before September 1 to the conference secretariat. Please also submit a brief summary of your presentation for inclusion in the CINet Conference Book of Abstracts.

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Author guidelines

Read and follow the author guidelines carefully:

Use the following templates in preparing your abstract, full paper or research note. They have been designed to help you develop your abstract, facilitate the review process and, eventually, facilitate the production of the proceedings with all contributions looking as consistent as possible: 

Make sure that the manuscript meets all the requirements, including layout specifications. Note that papers that are not in line with the length and layout requested will not be accepted!

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Key dates

05-04 Extended abstract submission deadline 
15-05 Outcome abstract review process to authors
12-07  Submission provisionally accepted full submissions
19-07 Submission accepted full submissions
29-07 Feeback on full submissions to authors
16-08 Submission final versions
01-09  Submission PowerPoint industrial abstracts

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Important notes

  • Due to the different holiday periods in Europe we cannot give extensions of the deadlines mentioned above.
  • At least one author of a submission needs to register not later than August 13, 2024, otherwise the full paper, research note or presentation will not be included in the proceedings nor included in the programme.
  • Abstracts should be submitted online. Full papers, research notes and practitioner presentations should be submitted to the conference secretariat by email.

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PhD Workshop

PhD students attending the conference can attend the 24th CINet PhD Workshop for free.

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Young Academics Workshop

CIYA will organize their 15th young academics workshop on the Sunday afternoon preceding the conference.

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