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Call for Papers

International Innovation Cooperation Center of Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI-IICC) would like to invite policy makers, professors, students, experts and practitioners to submit papers on science, technology and innovation (STI) and development cooperation.

 

Overview

The 3rd International Conference on STI & Development, which is organized by STEPI (Science and Technology Policy Institute) and World Bank Group Korea Office, will be held from 6th to 7th September 2017 in Seoul Korea. We invite you to submit a paper presenting your theoretical and empirical studies on science, technology and innovation. The conference will focus on how to promote regional development in terms of productivity, employment and income by facilitating innovation, clustering and industrialization.

 

Conference Theme

Main Theme: Innovation for Shared Prosperity
Sub-theme: Cluster, Industrialization and Regional Development

 

Topics for Paper

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:

- Cluster, industrial district and NIS/Triple Helix
- Industrial district and clustering: agglomeration economy
- Industrial district, manufacturing and regional development
- Clustering and public policy
- Technopolis and regional development
- Clustering, productivity and employment
- Clustering and technology/knowledge transfer
- Cluster, cloud and big data

 

Paper Review

All papers must be written and presented in English. The papers will be reviewed and selected by the Conference Program Committee. Accepted full papers 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 (www.stipolicyreview.net). 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.

 

Paper Submission

Authors are required to send drafts by 9:00 pm. KST on the 31st of July, 2017 and to submit the full paper by 9:00 p.m. KST on the 20th of August, 2017.

Please send Drafts and Final Papers to iicc@stepi.re.kr.


(Draft Paper) - There is no page limit for a Draft but a cover page with following information is required.

                      1) Author's name
                      2) Affiliation
                      3) Address
                      4) Telephone Number
                      5) Email Address
                      6) Title of Paper
                      7) 5 Key Words

(Final Paper) - Final papers are inteded to be around  15~20 pages published in the conference proceedings and to be presented at the Conference.

* Full papers in PowerPoint presentation format will be received. Make sure to cite and reference all original sources of data used in your final papers in all cases.

 

Formatting Guidelines

Please follow these format guidelines carefully.

(Languages)
- Papers must be written in English

(Formats)
- All papers must be submitted in either .doc or .docx(MS Word) format.
- All papers must be typed, single-spaced on A4 paper and justified.
- All papers should be typed in 12-point font and Times New Roman.
- Margins should be 1 inch top, bottom, left, and right.
- The selected paper will be printed in black and white; color materials must be translated to grayscale before publication.

(Reference)
- Authors must ensure the accuracy of citations, quotations, tables, graphics, and other artwork.
- For material that is copyrighted, authors must obtain permission from the copyright holder.
- A reference list is required. Follow the APA (American Psychological Association) Reference Style.

 

Important Dates

Draft Submission Due: 31st July, 2017, 9:00 p.m. KST
Acceptance Notification to authors: 10th August, 2017
Final Paper Submission Due: 20th August, 2017, 9:00 p.m. KST

 

Conference Venue

Sheraton Seoul Palace Gangnam Hotel, Seoul, Korea

 

Information and Inquiries

We look forward to your participation in the 3rd International Conference on STI & Development.

Conference information is available at IICC Website: http://iicc.stepi.re.kr.

For more inquiries, please refer to STEPI-IICC website or contact us by email (iicc@stepi.re.kr).