IEEE European Technology & Engineering Management Summit 2016

IEEE European Technology & Engineering Management Summit 2016

3-4 November 2016 | Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

Congress details

Paper submission

Committee members of E-TEMS 2016 invite researchers and engineers of all technology and engineering management disciplines to submit their original manuscripts for regular tracks and Special Sessions. We welcome submissions from industries and across academic fields including but not limited to engineering, management, and entrepreneurship.

We are now inviting full papers (max. 7,000 words) or short developmental papers (max. 1,500 words) for technical papers, visionary papers, business, and government case studies. The papers format should follow the IEEE xPLORE publication authoring guidelines. Accepted full papers will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE xPLORE so authors must ensure that they adhere to strict IEEE xPLORE format guidelines, 7,000 maximum word limit and complete the IEEE electronic copyright form when their paper has passed the review stage.

Please check and adhere to the Instructions for Authors before your submission.

Important Dates
We will ensure that we have an expedited review process, so please note that the below dates are final and cannot be extended. We encourage authors to submit early and those that do will receive their notification of acceptance on a rolling basis. The below are final deadlines. All papers must be submitted on the online paper system that will be embedded on the conference website. If you would like to join the Scientific Program Committee and are able to assist with carrying out a small number of reviews please contact

Online paper system opens1 June 2016
EXTENDED: Full paper and short paper submission deadline7 September 2016
Notification of Acceptance7 September 2016
Camera-ready deadline (including completion of IEEE Electronic Copyright Form)21 September 2016

Paper Topics
To address the conference theme of "Economy 4.0 - Managing Increasing Complexity and Speed", we have identified the following themes relevant for E-TEMS 2016:

Management of Innovation

  • Open Innovation and Collaboration in Technology Management
  • Management of Innovation Processes
  • Networked Innovation
  • New Product Development Processes
  • Innovation in Emerging Markets
  • Innovation and Computer Security

Technology Management

  • Technology Planning and Forecasting
  • Technology Assessment and Selection
  • Technology Roadmapping
  • Technology Adoption and Diffusion
  • Project Management

Engineering Management

  • Structuring Engineering Organizations
  • Resource Management and Staff Distribution
  • Management of Engineering Systems
  • Engineering Economics
  • Engineering Processes
  • Management of Distributed Teams

Strategy and Global Market

  • Globalization of Research & Development
  • Technology Alliances
  • Differing Product Strategy for Different Markets
  • Marketing through Social Media
  • Intellectual Property Rights across National Borders
  • Standard Strategy in the Global Market
  • Global Supply Chain Operations
  • Operations Strategy

People and Organizations

  • Employee to Manager Challenges
  • Rethinking Leadership and Motivating Employees
  • Opportunities and Challenges of Employee Work from Home
  • Healthy Organizational Culture
  • Education in Technology Management
  • Global Virtual Teams
  • Management of Engineers, Scientists and Technologists

Entrepreneurship and its Ecosystem

  • Formation and Growth of Technology-based Startups
  • Business Model Innovation (Platform-based, cloud-based, SaaS, etc.)
  • Financing your Innovation (VC, Angel, Crowd-sourcing, etc.)
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venture Capital
  • Startup Incubators and Accelerators
  • Leveraging and Building Start-up Teams
  • Innovating in the Shared and Collaborative Economy

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