2017 PDMA-UNH Innovation Doctoral Consortium
The University of New Hampshire | July 19 - 21, 2017
Application Deadline for Doctoral Students Extended: March 5, 2017
Consortium Co-Chairs: Ludwig Bstieler (University of New Hampshire) & Tom Gruen (University of New Hampshire)
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) are co-sponsoring the third triennial PDMA-UNH Doctoral Consortium from Wednesday, July 19 to Friday, July 21 2017. The Consortium focuses on enhancing the development of doctoral students conducting dissertation research on innovation and new product development.
Students who are accepted into the Consortium will be honored as Doctoral Student Fellows and have a unique opportunity to network and meet and discuss ideas with leading innovation scholars and corporate executives in a collaborative, open, and sociable setting at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.
Renowned scholars and editors of leading journals in the field of innovation and new product development will attend the Consortium as Faculty Fellows, including:
Gloria Barczak, Barry Bayus, Tony DiBenedetto, Abbie Griffin, Tom Hustad, Praveen Kopalle, Cheryl Nakata, Charlie Noble, Gina O’Connor, Aric Rindfleisch, Jelena Spanjol, Gerard Tellis, Mark Houston, and several UNH faculty. Other Faculty Fellows will be added as well.
Doctoral Student Fellows will compete for PDMA sponsored research support via access to PDMA’s membership to collect data, as well as the opportunity to present at the Annual PDMA Research Forum.
All meals, housing, social activities, and local transportation will be provided free of charge to participating students. Students are only asked to cover their transportation costs to and from UNH, which is located about 70 miles from Boston and 30 miles from Manchester, NH.
The past Consortia were a great success as evidenced by the feedback from participants:
“… a fantastic conference bringing together most prominent scholars, practitioners, and students … sessions were most stimulating and thought-provoking.” – Student Fellow
“The Consortium was amazing … The best experience I have had until now.” – Student Fellow
How to Apply
Please submit applications to: https://paulcollege.unh.edu/2017-pdma-unh-innovation-doctoral-consortium-july-19-21
For further questions, please contact Ludwig Bstieler at firstname.lastname@example.org.