International Conference on Leadership, Technology and Innovation Management 2011 (ICLTIM-2011) aims to be the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental and applied leadership, technology and innovation management. The conference will bring together leading researchers, economists, businesspeople, managers, engineers and scientists in this field of study from around the world.

The International Conference on Leadership, Technology and Innovation Management (ICLTIM-2011) will be held between the dates of December 2-3-4, 2011, at the the Taksim Campus of Beykent University, Istanbul, Turkey. The Taksim area is the heart of Istanbul, a hub of activity and home to many hotels.

The conference will be held every year to create an ideal atmosphere for participants to share ideas and experiences in construing appropriate solutions to the problems of leading innovation projects and related fields.

ICLTIM-2011 papers will be published on-line by Elsevier  in its “Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences” publication, which is indexed by the Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) of Thomson Reuters. Some of the papers will be selected and published in the Journal of Global Strategic Management, an internationally refereed journal published twice a year by the International Strategic Management and Managers Association and indexed by Cabell’s Directory and Asos Index.

Web page of the Conference: http://icltim.beykent.edu.tr

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

· Emerging Technologies

· Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leaders

· Environmental Technology and Innovation Management

· Financing and Commercializing Innovation

· Global Production Network

· Innovation for Green Technologies

· Human Resource Management Issues in Innovation

· Innovation in Industrial and Manufacturing System Technologies

· Information and Communication Technology Management

· Innovation and Leadership Issues within Multinational Corporations

· Innovation and Management of Renewable Resources

· Innovation for Low-Income Markets and Social Innovation

· Innovation for Sustainable Development

· Innovation in Services, Logistics and Supply-Chain Management

· Innovation Policy and Management

· Innovation, Management and Technology

· Knowledge Management and Innovation

· Leadership and Multicultural Relations

· Intellectual Property Rights and Patents

· Leader Roles for Innovation

· Key (Converging) Technologies (Nano-, Bio-, ICT Technology) and Innovation

· Leadership Development in Multicultural Contexts

· Manufacturing and Production Processes

· Management of Innovation and Technology

· Managing Collaborative Innovation

· Multicultural Communication and Leadership

· National and Regional Systems of Innovation

· New Product / Service Development

· Organizational Innovation

· Process Innovation

· Project and Program Management

· Project Management

· Research and Development Management

· Regional Innovation Systems, Clusters and Industrial Networks

· Service Science and Innovation

· Technology Development and Innovation at SMEs

· Social Impact of Technology Development

· Sustainable Development

· Sustainable Innovation and Technology Incubation

· Technological Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions

· Technological Innovation, Product Innovation and Industrial Innovation

· Technology Foresight and Forecasting

· Technology in the Financial / Services Sector

· Technology Intelligence, and Planning and Leadership

· Technology Strategy and Leadership

· Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization

· Web Technologies and Information Management

Key Dates

Full paper submission: October 14, 2011

Notification of acceptance: October 24,2011

Final paper submission: November 4, 2011

Early Registration of participants: November 4, 2011

Conference: December 2-3-4, 2011