Knowledge Cities World Summit 2018 Tenerife - Spain E

Tue, 2018-11-20 14:00 - Fri, 2018-11-23 05:59
Event Name: 
Knowledge Islands
Event Location: 
Tenerife, Spain

THE 11TH KNOWLEDGE CITIES WORLD SUMMIT

 
KCWS-2018
20-22 NOVEMBER 2018, TENERIFE, CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN
KNOWLEDGE ISLANDS
Organised by the World Capital Institute and the Humboldt Cosmos Multiversity
 
The 11th Knowledge Cities World Summit (KCWS-2018) will be held in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Tenerife is the largest and most populated island of the seven Canary Islands.
The island receives about five million tourists annually, and it is one of the most important tourist destinations in Spain and the world.
 
Tenerife has been investing on knowledge economy for quite some time and the summit will help strengthening its knowledge island endeavour and strategies.
 
 
The Summit aims to contribute to the discussion on the importance and trends of knowledge-based development theory and practice.
 
Academics, professional practitioners, civil servants and policymakers of the world are included in the discussions from a wide range of disciplines to share their knowledge and experiences with the summit delegates.
 
In addition to significant academic and professional presentations, the Summit will also provide opportunities for practical exercises in workshops and small group sessions in innovative formats.

 
As part of the KCWS-2018, a ‘PhD Consortium’ is planned to provide postgraduate research students an invaluable opportunity to present, discuss and get feedback on their research projects from the international experts of their fields.
 
Training session for practicing professionals and civil servants are also planned to take place immediately before the summit in the form of continuous professional education (CPE) training.
 
This year’s Program shall focus on “Knowledge Islands”.

The prominent Annual MAKCi Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday 20.
SUMMIT THEME, TOPICS AND SPEAKERS
Summit Theme

  • Knowledge islands

Summit Topics*

  • Knowledge islands, cities and regions
  • Local knowledge: clusters, hubs, precincts, districts, communities and regions
  • Knowledge economy and society
  • Capital Systems and Knowledge Markets
  • Alternative Economic Cultures & The Anthropocene
  • Knowledge citizens, democratic participation and political action
  • Knowledge, creativity, science, innovation and technology policy
  • Knowledge-based businesses, industries and services

 
*Other topics relevant to the Summit will also be considered
MILESTONES AND DUE DATES
 

  • Abstract, workshop, presentation proposal submission:

30 Jun 2018

  • Proposal acceptance notification:

15 Jul 2018

  • Full paper submission (peer-review):

30 Sep 2018

  • Full paper submission (no peer-review):

30 Sep 2018

  • Full paper acceptance notification:

15 Oct 2018

  • Early bird registration:

30 Sep 2018

  • Regular registration deadline:

20 Nov 2018

 
PUBLICATION PLAN*
Authors of the selected papers presented at the Summit will be invited to adapt their papers for publication in the regular or special issues of the following journals*:

  • International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development

*Others to be included
 
 

SUMMIT CHAIRS
ORGANISATION SECRETARIAT CONTACTS

  • Prof. Javier Carrillo

E-mail: fjcarrillo@itesm.mx 

  • Prof. Guenter Koch
  • Prof. Tan Yigitcanlar

Website: http://www.worldcapitalinstitute.org

 Official Website: 

https://www.ull.es/eventos/kcws2018/