INNOVATION, EMPLOYMENT & THE ENVIRONMENT

JUNE 22 - 24

INGENIO [CSIC-UPV] | VALENCIA (SPAIN)

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE


Eurkind is a research network that aims at encouraging interdisciplinary debates on how knowledge and innovation and development can shape a better society. The consortium brings together reputable scientists from economics and social sciences based at European and non-European academic institutions. We are pleased to announce that after Nice (France, 2012 & 2015), Turin (Italy, 2014) and Rotterdam (The Netherlands, 2013), the 2016 edition of our yearly GCW conference will be in Valencia (Spain).

Coherent with our mission, GCW 2016 will provide a forum for senior and junior scholars to debate scientific, policy and strategic issues around key issues. This year’s conference will revolve around three main themes: innovation, employment and the environment. Contributions are welcome from a variety of disciplines including economics, management science, geography and science and technology studies.

INNOVATION

  • Industry dynamics: emergence, transformation, decline
  • Governance of innovation
  • Methodological approaches: agent-based models, simulation with heterogeneous agents
  • Barriers to innovation and to firm growth
  • Regional diversification and growth
  • New cluster formation, cluster evolution
  • Policy mix in support of R&D and innovation

EMPLOYMENT

  • Human capital: creation, diffusion, adaptation
  • Skill emergence, transformation and obsolescence
  • Labour market outcomes of technology, trade and policy
  • New jobs
  • Change in the content of work
  • Skill mismatches and skill gaps
  • Dynamics of local labour markets
  • Evolution of education and training systems

ENVIRONMENT

  • Creation and adoption of environmental technologies and practices
  • New business models in sustainable economies
  • Green entrepreneurship and green start-ups
  • Environmental economics and complex adaptive systems
  • Sustainability transitions
  • Finance and venture capital for greening the economy
  • Implementation of corporate social responsibility

NEWS

TWITTER

 
 
 

KEY DATES

  • Payment of Registration Fees and Conference Dinner May 15, 2016
  • Full paper submission June 1, 2016

Please submit your full paper as email attachment to gcw2016@sciencesconf.org

 
 

REGISTRATION (NOW CLOSED)

  • "Early bird" registration: deadline 29 April!
  • Conference only: 250 € (access to the conference, lunch and coffee breaks)
  • Conference plus: 300 € (Conference only + bus transfer + gala dinner)

  • Standard registration: 30 April-15May
  • Conference only: 300 € (access to the conference, lunch and coffee breaks)
  • Conference plus: 350 € (Conference only + bus transfer + gala dinner)
 

VALENCIA

Spain’s third-largest city enjoys thriving cultural, eating and nightlife scenes. Find out more about Valencia before planning your trip!
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Please note: Valencia is very popular in the early summer and hotel capacity may be low during the days of the conference. We STRONGLY recommend all participants to organize their travel well in advance. Please find below some information about accommodation in Valencia.

 
 

INGENIO [CSIC-UPV]

Camino de vera, s/n
46005 Valencia, Spain

 

Gala Dinner

Restaurant ContraPunto
Palau de les Arts - Valencia

 

MULTIPLE PAPERS PER AUTHOR

The maximum number of presentations per person will be limited to two papers. If you are in the happy position that more than one of your submissions has been accepted, please go to http://gcw2016.sciencesconf.org/ and either withdraw the papers that you do not choose to present, or change the presenter of an accepted paper to a registered coauthor who is not already presenting more than two papers. Your coauthor must register for the conference by May 15 in order for that paper to be included.

In making your travel arrangements, please take into account that you should be available to present your paper throughout the entire conference, from the afternoon of Wednesday 22nd through the afternoon of Friday 24th. Further information on the presentations schedule will follow closer to the event.

Registration (NOW CLOSED)

Authors must be registered by May 16 to ensure inclusion of their paper in the program. Take advantage of our early registration fee of 250 Euros until April 29. After that date the standard registration fee (300 Euros) will apply.

Please note that if we have not received your registration to GCW2016 by May 15, your paper(s) will not be included in the scientific program of the conference.

To register online, please visit http://bit.ly/1qCyvi0.

    EVENT CONTACT
  • DAVIDE CONSOLI
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV]
  • +34 963 877 048
  • email

 

    INGENIO [CSIC-UPV]
  • Camino de vera s/n
  • 46022 VALENCIA (SPAIN)
  • +34 963 877 048

 

 
 
    ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
  • DAVIDE CONSOLI
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • FRANÇOIS PERRUCHAS
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • PABLO D’ESTE
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • MABEL SANCHEZ BARRIOLUENGO
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • INMA ALEIXOS BORRÁS
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • JULIA OLMOS PEÑUELA
  • Universitat de València, Spain
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  • ANA GARCIA GRANERO
  • Universitat de València, Spain
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  • DIONI ELCHE
  • Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
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  • JACKIE KRAFFT
  • GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • MICHELE PEZZONI
  • GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • FRANCESCO QUATRARO
  • University of Torino, Italy - GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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    SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
  • Cristiano Antonelli
  • University of Turin, Italy
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  • Alexander Coad
  • JRC-IPTS, European Commission, Spain
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  • Alessandra Colombelli
  • Politecnico of Torino; GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • Davide Consoli
  • INGENIO [CSIC-UPV], Spain
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  • Alexander Ebner
  • Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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  • Werner Hoelzl
  • WIFO, University of Vienna, Austria
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  • Albert Jolink
  • Coventry University, UK
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  • Jackie Krafft
  • GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • Massimiliano Mazzanti
  • University of Ferrara, Italy
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  • Eva Niesten
  • Utrecht University, The Netherlands
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  • Francesco Quatraro
  • GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • Jacques Ravix
  • GREDEG, UNS and CNRS, France
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  • Andreas Reinstaller
  • WIFO, University of Vienna, Austria
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  • Paolo Saviotti
  • INRA GAEL, University Pierre Mendes France, France
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  • Marco Vivarelli
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milano, Italy