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Call for Presentations

We are organizing the 18th TCI Global Conference on "Clusters in a Creative Economy: New Agendas for Companies and Policy Makers" and are looking for presentations that can integrate the conference theme with one or more of the focus areas outlined below. We invite you to share your best practices, successes, and proven techniques to an audience representing an array of countries, backgrounds, and industries.

Main Theme

Clusters in a Creative Economy: New Agendas for Companies and Policy Makers

The conference will contain a mix of plenary and parallel sessions addressing the following themes/tracks:

  • 1. Creative Economy Models and Clusters in the World Description
  • 2. Cluster Policy and Competitiveness Description
  • 3. Cluster Models in Asian Countries Description
  • 4. Inter-industrial Convergence and Clusters Description
  • 5. Innovation, Entrepreneurship and InternationalizationDescription
  • 6. Collaboration and Cluster Management Description

How to submit proposals?

You can find recommended proposal template via TCI 2015 official website and submit it through the site . The below information will be needed;

  • 1. The title of your proposed presentation.
  • 2. The topic and track (academics or practitioners) in which your presentation best fits.
  • 3. A proposal of your presentations (3oo words for practitioner track and 500 words for academic tracts).
  • 4. 3 keywords derived from your work for the delegates.

Submission Guideline

  • 1. Proposals of practitioner track should not exceed 300 words and proposal of academic track should not exceed 500 words.
  • 2. All authors are required to upload their submissions to the conference website
  • 3. All proposals must be submitted in English.
  • 4. The proposal should be submitted as a word document (.doc or .docx file).
  • 5. One proposal can be submitted per registration.
  • 6. Please contact the TCI 2015 Secretariat if you have any problems with your submission.

Important Dates

  • Extended Abstract Submission Deadline10 June
  • Notification of selected presenters30 June
  • Program with confirmed speakers15 July
  • Deadline for early-bird registration (payment included)14 August