Call for papers 

OUI 2015-13th Open and User Innovation Society Meeting

Date: July 13-15, 2015
Venue: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
url: http://oui2015.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/  
Event schedule: http://oui2015.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/programOUI2015.pdf 

The International Open and User Innovation Meeting (OUI) is the leading academic conference on Open and User Innovation. Around 200 researchers from various disciplines (such as innovation management, health, strategic management, organization, design, marketing, entrepreneurship, and public policy) meet annually, in order to exchange recent research findings and plans related to Open and User Innovation.

1st OUI Doctoral Consortium 

The goal of the 1st OUI Doctoral Consortium is to provide PhD students with an opportunity to present their work to a group of mentors and peers from a diverse set of academic institutions, to receive feedback on their research plan and progress, and to build a cohort of young researchers interested in the key research streams of OUI. Students from all Ph.D. granting institutions who are in the process of forming or carrying out a plan for their PhD research in the area of OUI may participate. The Consortium will be held in the afternoon of July 15th, 2015.

The doctoral consortium is open only to participants registered for the OUI conference.

OUI will comprise the following main tracks: 

  •  Contest and Crowdsourcing
  •  Crowdfunding
  •  Firm’s Interactions with User Innovation
  •  Governance and/or Policy
  •  Leadership and organization for Open and User Innovation
  •  Open and User Innovation Law, Policy and IP
  •  Open Innovation in Creative Industries
  •  Open Source Software
  •  Toolkits and Problem Solving
  •  User Communities
  •  User Entrepreneurship and Ecosystems
  •  User Innovation & Diffusion
  •  User Innovation and Psychology
  •  User Innovation in Healthcare

Key Dates:                                    

February 1st, 2015

  •  Conference registration open 
  •  Abstract/paper and doctoral consortium applications submission open 

May 15th, 2015

  •  Abstract and paper submission deadline
  •  Doctoral consortium application deadline

June 15th, 2015

  •  Authors notified regarding acceptance of 1) paper for a speaking slot or 2) abstract for mini talk
  •  Doctoral Consortium applicants notified regarding the decision of acceptance/rejection

July 13 - 15th, 2015

  •  Conference

July 15th, 2015

  •  OUI Doctoral Consortium (Afternoon)