Competitive Intelligence Network project (CIN) Conference
SUBMISSION OF PRESENTATIONSThe official languages of the conference are French and English: articles and presentations of the authors must be submitted at least in English. Proposals for presentation (text) should be sent in electronic format (Word) no later than ASAP at email@example.com. Presentations should be submitted as follows: Details about the author: full name, institution, address, telephone, fax, email and briefbiography. A summary of about 350 words and maximum of seven key words referring to thetopics and central concepts developed in the article. A title and an outline of the article. An article written in Times New Roman 12 justified and in an A4 format. It should notexceed 25 pages with line spacing of one-half (1 ½), appendices and bibliographyincluded. Tables and figures should be inserted in the text and numbered. Top, bottom and side margium will be 2.5 cm.TOPICSIn order to facilitate the dialogue in the workshops and enrich the collective thinking, the presentations and testimonies will address the following great topics: Competitive Intelligence policies, international experiences: what lessons for Africa?o Comparative analysis of Competitive Intelligence models With the technical and financial support ofo Development and Competitive Intelligence strategieso Public Competitive Intelligence initiatives in a multilateral context (European, Mediterranean Union, Association of Caribbean States, Latin America ...)o The role of intermediary organizations (chambers of commerce, professional bodies, ...) in the definition and implementation of Competitive Intelligence policie, Integration of Competitive Intelligence in the corporate strategyo Competitive Intelligence for the Industrial development and innovation Offensive and defensive strategies of Competitive Intelligenceo Competitive Intelligence and Lawo Ethics in Competitive Intelligence practiceso Construction of an influence strategy: legal and human dimensions o From the commercial battle to the struggle for influence: what are the contributions of the Competitive Intelligence?o Contributions of the Competitive Intelligence in the understanding and control of the geo-economic issueso Competitive Intelligence, an asset to the emergence of "African Champions"?o Industrial Property and protection of intellectual capital of the company Partnership for dynamics in territorieso The territory as a space for Competitive Intelligence implementationo Facilitation of network: the role of the Competitive Intelligenceo Clusters and Regional Developmento Competition and cooperation: how to reconcile the two for the regional development?o Networking: a new paradigm of business performance o University-Enterprise-Region Partnership o Interregional or cross-border Territorial Competitive Intelligence (network, intercluster cooperation, transnational clusters...). Economic securityo The security needs of the company.o Competitive Intelligence and security issues.o Economic Patriotism and protection of strategic sectorsSCHEDULESunday, September 11th, 2011Participants’ arrival in OuagadougouMonday, September 12th, 20118:30 to 9:00: Welcoming of guests and participants9:00 to 9:30: Opening Session Address by the CCI-BF President Addresses by the Head of the European Union Delegation Address by the President of the WAEMU CommissionWith the technical and financial support of Address by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Handicrafts.9:30 to 12:30: Founding Conference The Competitive Intelligence policies, international experiences: what lessons forAfrica? Offensive and defensive strategies of Competitive Intelligence Partnership for dynamics in territories Economic security Discussion with the audience12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Lunch Break2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Workshops Workshop 1: The Competitive Intelligence policies, international experiences: whatlessons for Africa? Workshop 2: Offensive and defensive strategies of Competitive Intelligence4:00-4:30: Coffee Break4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Workshops Workshop 3: Partnership for dynamics in territories. Workshop 4: Economic securityTuesday, September 13th , 2011 9:00 a.m. to 10:30: Presentation of workshop reports 10:30 to 11:00: Coffee Break 11:00 to 12:00: Closing Panel 12:00 to 12:30: Conclusion of the conference 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Lunch Break 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Field visits and departure of participants.