Innovation and New Product Development

Innovation is a vital building block of every firm’s ongoing operations. While new product and service creation is an essential task ensuring a firm’s immediate success in the marketplace, process and supply chain innovations can also create a unique source of competitive advantage for the future. The Innovation and New Product Development track focuses on novel research and practice dealing with people, processes, systems, and technologies related to driving innovation performance and product development success in firms. Key areas of interest within this track include, but are not limited to the following:

  • New product development
  • Process innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and operations
  • Technology creation, development and/or implementation
  • Open innovation
  • Knowledge management
  • Sustainable product development
  • Supply chain innovation

Important Dates:

  • Full Paper Deadline: June 30th, 2020
  • Abstract Deadline: July 15th, 2020
  • Panel Proposal Deadline: June 30th, 2020
  • Workshop Proposal Deadline: June 30th, 2020
  • Award Competition Deadline: July 15th, 2020

All deadlines are final as of 12 midnight Central Standard Time (Houston)

08/01/2020    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2020    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission Deadline

09/15/2020    Conference Registration Deadline