ISPIM Conference 2013 on Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth

Helsinki, Finland | 16-19 June 2013

Have you started planning for ISPIM Helsinki conference. There will be a special track on “Strategic foresight, strategic agility and organizational future orientation” at the XXIV ISPIM Conference, which will be situated in a historic yet modern environment at the Helsinki Congress Paasitorni (details below). This will be the last opportunity to get feedback before the final submission to our special issue in Futures and the special issue in Technological Forecasting & Social Change. Here are some important dates and facts from ISPIM. We are looking forward to this and really hope to see you!

Important dates:

  • The conference outline submission deadline is 31. December 2012. See details in the conference call for papers.
  • Please note that the conference dates have been moved. The correct dates are 16-19 June 2013. The venue will be at Helsinki Congress Paasitorni. Paasitorni  is an old workers house from 1908 restored as a modern conference center. It was presented as a candidate Unesco World Heritage Site in 2010. Read more at about practicalities at the conference web site.
  • The final submission dates for our two special issues are 30 June 2013.

Conference news from ISPIM:

  • Organised by ISPIM, and hosted by Aalto University School of Economics in partnership with Lappeenranta University of Technology, this conference will bring together around 500 innovation experts from 50 countries.
  • The three-day programme will include: The Knut Holt Memorial Address; Industry-Leading Keynote Speakers; Innovation Thought Leaders from companies such as Nokia, Volvo, Swarovski, Bombardier, Grundfos plus many more; Luminary Speakers; “Hot Topic” Roundtable Discussions; Facilitated Themed Sessions with Academic and Practitioner Presentations; Workshops; Special Interest Groups; Academic Research Development Sessions.
  • Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities, yet remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years. For more information visit the City of Helsinki website.
  • As with all ISPIM events, delegates will experience a taste of local culture at magnificent dinner venues, so there will be plenty of time for networking.


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