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Title Call for Papers] 2nd International Conference on STI and Development
Date 2016.07.07 Hit 358
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Call for Papers] 2nd International Conference on STI and Development



The second STI and Development Conference 2016 will be held in Seoul, Korea, during September 29-30, 2016. We invite you to submit a paper presenting your ideas on STI capacity building and its contribution to development challenges at the conference. STI and Development Conference 2016 will focus on enabling conditions for STI capacity building, policy tools, role of the various innovation actors and tackling development challenges by applying STI solutions.



The conference is open to topics relevant to STI and development. Some suggested topics as food for thought drawing from the general themes of the conference are solicited in the areas including, but not limited to the following:

-      R&D policy  

-      Strengthening innovation ecosystem 

-      Technology absorptive capacity in developing countries  

-      Public procurement for innovation  

-      Open innovation  

-      Inclusive innovation  

-      University-industry linkage  

-      Regional innovation  

-      Tackling global challenges through STI


All papers must be written and presented in English. The papers will be reviewed and selected by the Conference Program committee. Accepted full paper will be invited to give the oral presentation at the conference and be published in the conference proceedings. Revised and extended version of the accepted papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication at STI Policy Review ( By submitting the paper, the author grants permission for the paper to appear in the proceedings and for its use in current and future print and electronic use.  



Deadline and Submission Instructions  

Authors are required to send abstracts by 9:00 pm. KST on July 13, 2016, and to submit full draft papers by 9:00 p.m. KST on July 20, 2016.  


By July 13, please submit a 300-word abstract in doc. Or docx file together with the brief bio to Email submission must include author’s name, affiliation, address, telephone number, email address, title of paper, and 5 key words. Draft and final paper should be 15 single-spaced pages, including figures and tables excluding the reference using 12-point, Times Roman font. 


Acceptance notifications will be emailed by July 31, 2016. If your paper is accepted, you have a commitment to attend the conference and deliver a 20-minute presentation. Unless you tell otherwise, it will be assumed the author’s willingness to undertake this responsibility.  


Important Dates:  

Abstract Registration Due: July 13, 2016, 9:00 p.m. KST  

Draft Paper Submission Due: July 20, 2016, 9:00 p.m. KST  

Acceptance Notification to authors: July 31, 2016   

Final Paper Submission Due: August 25, 2016, 9:00 p.m. KST  


Conference Venue  

D-Cube City Sheraton, Seoul, Korea    



We look forward to your participation in the second STI and Development conference.  

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