The 2020 Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) Research Forum, powered by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), seeks paper and poster submissions from scholars from all disciplines who share a common interest in new product development and innovation management. The conference will offer networking opportunities with innovation scholars, practitioners, the JPIM’s new editorial team and the PDMA community. Full papers, special topics proposals and early stage work are all welcome.
Ahmet H. Kirca, Ph.D.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan USA email@example.com
Dates & Venue
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2020 Notification to Authors (Acceptance/Rejection decisions): June 30, 2020 2020 Submission Website:https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jpimrf2020 Conference:2020 JPIM Research Forum powered by PDMA Conference Dates: Septeber 19–20, 2020 Conference Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The 2020 JPIM Research Forum Co-chairs welcome submissions regarding all aspects of new product development (NPD) and innovation management, in the following tracks:
New Product, Service, and Process Design, Development and Management
Track Chairs: Billur Akdeniz (University of New Hampshire) and Berk Talay (UMass, Lowell)
Innovation in the Age of Big Data, Machine Learning and Connected Consumers
Track Chairs: Subin Im (Yonsei School of Business) & Abhi Bhattacharya (Groningen University)
Open Innovation, Innovation Eco-Systems, Disruptive Business Models
Track Chairs: Annette Pop Tower (Clemson University) & Neeraj Bharadwaj (University of Tennessee)
Responsible, Ethical Innovation & Social Innovation
The 2020 JPIM Research Forum will consider the following types of submissions:
Competitive Papers: fully developed papers, up to 20 pages (including figures, tables and references). If accepted, these papers will be presented in a regular parallel session.
Developmental Papers: early-stage papers, up to 10 pages (including figures, tables and references). Authors should describe the key research questions, why they are important, key theories, plans for data collection and analysis, and expected contribution to theory and practice. If accepted, these papers will be discussed in a round-table developmental session with other authors and expert innovation scholars, to offer valuable feedback for further development. Hence, Authors are invited to answer the question “What help do I need with this paper?” in the conclusion section of their paper.
Special Sessions: The JPIM Research Forum welcomes submissions for Special Sessions on topical aspects of innovation theory, novel and useful methods, or unique datasets. A special session proposal brings together a group of scholars interested in the same topic and is evaluated as a whole. A special session proposal should include: title of the special session, a brief description of the session theme and why it is relevant, title and abstract of each presentation (up to five), names, affiliations, and publication list of key speakers.
Posters: up to 5 pages (including figures, tables and references). These submissions, if accepted, will be presented as a poster.
Please do NOT include any author information in the uploaded PDF
Cover page: title, abstract, keywords, submission type (see list above)
Main text: include figures, tables and references
For manuscript preparation, please refer to JPIM guidelines
Competitive papers, developmental papers and poster submissions will be blind-reviewed by at least two reviewers. Special Session proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Co-chairs. Acceptance/Rejection decisions will be communicated by June 30, 2020.
The following awards are presented at the 2020 JPIM Research Forum:
Best Competitive Paper
Best Doctoral Student Paper
Winners of the Best Competitive Paper and Best Doctoral Student Paper will receive feedback on their work regarding potential submission to the Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) from Prof. Charles Noble and Prof. Jelena Spanjol, JPIM Editors-in-Chief.