ICI 2020 Bad Nauheim 16-17 March: Collective Intelligence

The ICI and the Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business (JISIB) whole-heartedly invite you to submit your proposal!

3.1. Call for Papers

Academics in Competitive and Market Intelligence (CI/MI) have long studied how organizations obtain the best information needed to make sound strategic decisions. However they may not have looked sufficiently into intra-employees cooperation and utilization of machines to obtain similar results.

Collaboration and collective efforts have always been important in business. Nowadays systems and technologies enable theses processes efficiently providing unique opportunities. Some companies call this notion their collective IQ, others refer to Collective Intelligence (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_intelligence). This call is open to researchers in all disciplines with relevance to Collective Intelligence: technology, business, sociology, political science and law.

All full text research papers accepted for the conference will be published in the Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business (JISIB). It is also possible to present papers in the making and we have poster sessions.

 

Besides papers on collective intelligence we also accept papers on topics in competitive, market and business intelligence.

Topics for this academic conference

Ÿ Collective intelligence

Ÿ Collective IQ

Ÿ Collective Behaviour

Ÿ Computational collective intelligence

Ÿ Networks of trust

Ÿ Open Source Intelligence

 

But also

Ÿ Competitive Intelligence

Ÿ Market intelligence

Ÿ Business intelligence

Ÿ Foresight

 

4. Benefits for Conference Presenters (May 13th, 2020)

40-minute sessions followed by 10 minutes of Q&A

Presenters will receive:

Ÿ a complimentary registration to the full conference (May 12 and 13; regular price 1190€)

Ÿ a fee to cover travel expenses and accommodation

o € 200 if resident in Germany or a neighboring country

o € 400 if resident in the rest of Europe

o € 600 if resident in the rest of the world

Ÿ Furthermore, the primary presenter will receive an additional free conference ticket (May 12 and 13) for one colleague. This ticket cannot be transferred to anyone outside the primary speaker’s academic institution.

Ÿ Potential co-presenters will receive no other benefits than a complimentary conference registration.

5. Proposal Submission

All submissions received must not have been or be intended for publication elsewhere, nor must they be submitted to another conference before the review notification date of this conference.

Ÿ Once selected, the speakers agree that they will not deliver their presentations (or derivatives hereof) at CI/MI conferences throughout 2020. In case of doubt, mention any commitments with other organizers as part of your submission. Bear in mind that the conference organizers might cancel your presentation approval if you intend to deliver your presentation in 2020 at other CI/MI conferences – without refunding any expenses that you may have incurred already prior to the conference.

Ÿ If a speaker’s employment situation is set to change prior to the conference, please mention this in your submission. In case of a change in your employment situation after submission but

prior to the conference, the conference organizers may reject your presentation approval. Therefore, provide advance notice of any upcoming changes. Presentation proposals should be submitted as one single pdf file to conference@competitive-intelli-gence.com. Include the following sections:

1. Speaker name, academic title, company

2. Link to your LinkedIn profile, if any (not a prerequisite for successful submission!)

3. Session title

4. Session abstract (max. 250 words)

5. Explain shortly why your session is unique, innovative and relevant for CI/MI professionals

6. Speaker picture (portrait, min 780x960 pixel, preferably a light background) as jpg or png file.

7. Speaker bio (max. 150 words)

8. Indication of the target participant’s CI/MI experience:

a. Beginner up to 1 year of CI experience

b. Intermediate 2-3 years of CI experience

c. Advanced more than 3 years of CI experience

9. Are there any confidentiality issues for the presentation?

10. Availability for an interview, if we need to ask for more details on the presentation (via gotomeeting or Skype)

11. Are you willing for a video recording of your presentation to be made? Details will be agreed upon in a separate contract. (Not a prerequisite for a successful submission!)

12. Are you willing to do a 45-minute webinar on the topic to promote you and the conference? (Not a prerequisite for a successful submission!)

13. Are you willing to be take additional roles during the conference such as panel member in an expert panel, jury member in our ICI Challenge, facilitator in our ICI-Talks.

14. Do you intend to submit a paper (based on your presentation) to the JISIB?

6. Important Dates · July 31, 2019: Call for speakers published

· October 15, 2019: Deadline for submission of proposals

· November 15, 2019: Announcement of speakers

If you want to publish a paper based on your presentation in the JISIB

· March 1, 2020: Max 2 pages abstract submission deadline for scientific paper (title, problem formulation, method, literature. Send to klasol@hh.se)

· March 15, 2020: Feedback / Notification of acceptance for scientific paper

· March 31, 2020: Deadline for print-ready conference presentation

· April 19, 2020: Submission deadline for full scientific papers

7. Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI)

If you want to learn more about the conference organizer – the Institute for Competitive Intelligence – and its annual conference, please contact:

GICI - Institute for Competitive Intelligence GmbH Korngasse 9, 35510 Butzbach, Germany Tel: +49 6033 971 377 Fax: +49 6033 971 376 conference@competitive-intelligence.com; www.competitive-intelligence-conference.com

8. Registration Fees for Academics

Academic Conference only (May 13): 250€ + VAT

This registration fee includes all components of the conference on May 13, but only entitles you to attend the scientific track.

 

Full conference tickets (discounted prices for full-time professors and students), all tracks

· One day conference ticket: 320€ + VAT

· Two day conference ticket: 540€ + VAT

 

For regular non-academic prices, see our website.

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