About - 2021 International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship

Digital transformation continues to provoke significant changes in individual lives and business. Such circumstances lead to our greater dependence on digital technologies and, at the same time, opens novel opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation. Dynamic evolution of businesses requires new entrepreneurial approaches towards digitalisation strategies, organisational processes and capabilities, customer service, product development, and business models. Innovative decisions in digital technology applications for sustainable growth are a prerequisite for the majority of business markets, including healthcare, food, transportation, manufacturing, tourism, and many others. Especially, considering the COVID-2019 affected World environment, which emphasises sustainability as a priority in business processes, consumption, and technologies used.

Conference tracks:

| Track 1: Sustainability and digital entrepreneurship.

| Track 2: Circular economy through digitalization.

| Track 3: Digital healthcare innovations.

| Track 4: Digital transformation in industry: from recuperation to a new normal.

| Track 5: Sustainable consumption in digital society.

| Track 6: Digitalization of entrepreneurial ecosystems.

| Track 7: Digital transformation in financial sector.

Conference papers will be published in IEEE Xplore Conference Proceedings. Selected conference papers will be considered for publishing in R&D Management special issue Intellectual Capital and R&D Management.

2021 IEEE ICTE Conference is composed of Research Forum (Day 1) and Industry Forum (Day 2)

Research forum features insights from international speakers on the different aspects of digital transformations, such as orchestrating process of transformation, capturing value from digital transformations, developing digital ecosystems. In parallel, the forum provides opportunities to hear presentations from researchers and engineering and technology managers on important digital transformation themes and challenges. The forum also hosts a “Meet the Editors” session where editors of highly ranked international journals will introduce their journals, discuss journal selection strategies, and give advice for aspiring authors.

Industry Forum will host speakers from industry leaders worldwide Industry Forum day will host speakers from industry leaders worldwide to speak on technology and engineering directions along with digital transformation management. The day will include keynote speeches, panel discussions and business digital transformation living lab sessions focusing on the sustainability in digital entrepreneurship, circular economy, digital healthcare, digital transformation in the industry, sustainable consumption, digitalization of entrepreneurial ecosystems and digital transformation in the financial sector. Meet the editor session will highlight the need of knowledge absorption capacity and entrepreneurship will be promoted at the digital entrepreneurship space by a Start-up elevator pitch and followed by a Q&A session of the international investors’ panel.

Who should attend 2021 IEEE TEMS ICTE conference

Researchers active in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management knowledge domains, who are willing to share their research results on the wide range of topics related to leading digital transformation in business and society.

Innovators, entrepreneurs and industry leaders, representing diverse types of companies and industries, especially those, which are highly impacted by digitalisation. They are welcome to share their experiences and cases, industry trends and issues arising in business and society.

Researchers and practitioners who are enthusiastic about learning and technology development and pursue new ideas about possible research streams and business development.

Important dates

Abstract SubmissionApril 8, 2021Ended
Notification of the Abstract AcceptanceApril 30, 2021Ended
Full Paper SubmissionJune 15, 2021Ended
Author and Presenter Early Bird RegistrationsMay 31, 2021Ended
Author and Presenter Late RegistrationsJune 15, 2021Ended
Non-author Attendee Early Bird RegistrationJuly 10, 2021Ended
Industry Forum Attendee Early Bird RegistrationJuly 10, 2021Ended
Non-author Attendee Late RegistrationAugust 24, 2021Active
Industry Forum Attendee Late RegistrationAugust 24, 2021Active
Final Full Paper SubmissionOctober 1, 2021Active

Why you should attend 2021 IEEE TEMS ICTE conference

2021 IEEE International Conference on Technology and Entrepreneurship (ICTE) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners all over the world to share their unique knowledge and experience on leading digital transformation in business and society. The interactive and collaborative atmosphere during the Conference as well as synergetic effect of interactions between academia and business will give significant input to the advancement of your research, international networks and business practice.

Conference topics reflect a wide range of discipline-based, but also interdisciplinary topics, which are relevant to investigate to contribute to a better understanding of digital transformation in business ad society.