R&D Management Conference 2019
The R&D Management Conference is an international gathering of academics and practitioners interested in the study and research of development, technology management and innovation. The PhD Colloquium will take place at the HEC Campus, on June 17 and 18, preceding the main Conference that will take place at the Polytechnique Campus, from June 19 to 21.
This PhD colloquium is a two-day workshop targeted at doctoral students in an advanced stage of their dissertation research to foster interactions among students and professors. The three-day R&D Management Conference will feature approximately 400 researchers, presenting around 300 academic papers on 11 themes.
The PhD colloquium (HEC Campus, June 17 & 18)
The workshop is targeted at doctoral students in an advanced stage (2nd and 3rd year) of their dissertation research. The workshop will group 39 PhD students in order to favor rich and intense interactions among the students as well as with the professors involved. It will include a variety of panels, practical sessions on developing research agendas and launching academic careers, and a ‘meet-the-editors’ session.
The PhD Colloquium program features key sessions in which participants discuss their research in small groups with peers as well as with experienced industrial managers and senior academics.
On June 17th (Monday), from 9:15 am to 9:45 am, Kristine de Valck, Associate Dean and Director of the PhD Program at HEC Paris, will welcome the participants and present a talk on Conducting Impactful Qualitative Research.
During the discussion session on June 17, between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, HEC PhD students Jing Niu (Marketing) and Claudia Schultz (Strategy) will be presenting their ongoing research (Jing on meta-analysis on the drivers and effects of participation in online communities, and Claudia on her first essay about CSR signals versus CSR capacity of the firm).
R&D Management Conference (Polytechnique Campus, June 19 to 21)
The conference is organized by professors Sihem Ben Mahmoud-Jouini (HEC Paris) and Thierry Rayna (École Polytechnique / CNRS @ThierryRayna). Meet here the organizing commitee, including HEC professors Thomas Paris and Svenja Sommer.
June 19th (Wednesday), 10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Welcome and introduction by Jacques Olivier (Dean of Faculty and Research at HEC Paris) and Éric Labaye (President of Ecole Polytechnique), followed by a session chaired by professors Thierry Rayna (École Polytechnique / CNRS) and Sihem Ben Mahmoud-Jouini (HEC Paris).
From 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm, Thomas Paris (HEC Paris / CNRS @thomasparis5) will moderate the session on creative industries and innovation (How Do the Creative Industries Cope With Innovation Challenges?), and present his research on "Place and creativity, a multidimensional perspective; The case of the “Atelier Nawak”, a French comic workshop".
On June 21st (Friday), Sihem Jouini will moderate the roundtable on Design, a Driver for Innovation (10:30 am - 12:00 pm), and two sessions on Global Innovations From and to Emerging Countries (from 1:00 pm to 4:15 pm).
The conference is featuring approximately 400 researchers, presenting around 300 academic papers on 11 themes, as following:
- Theme 1: Artificial intelligence & Data sciences
- Theme 2: Co-creation, Creativity & Design
- Theme 3: Digital Technology
- Theme 4: Ecosystems
- Theme 5: Emerging Markets
- Theme 6: Radical and systemic innovation
- Theme 7: Industry 4.0
- Theme 8: Open Innovation
- Theme 9: Organizational & Marketing Innovation
- Theme 10: R&D
- Theme 11: Sustainable Development
Email: rndmconf2019[at] polytechnique.fr