Innovation and New Product Development

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): a list of topics

  • Team Structure & Dynamics
  • New Product Development Process
  • Development Tools & Practices
  • Collaborative Product Development with Suppliers & Customers
  • Innovation Strategy & Open Innovation
  • Product Architecture, Modularity & Mass Customization
  • Knowledge Management
  • Sustainable Product Development
  • Voice of the Customer and Market Development
  • Performance Management and Incentives
  • Risk Management and Mitigation
  • Financing and Budgeting

Important Dates:

Please Note: The deadlines for submissions have been extended.  The new deadlines are:

  • Full Paper Deadline: May 26, 2019
  • Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Panel Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Workshop Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Award Competition Deadline: June 15, 2019

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

07/01/2019    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2019    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission

09/13/2019    Conference Registration Deadline