The Emerging Innovation Summit 2018 (EIS'18) brings together the creativity, design, technology and business innovators from around the globe. It is an event not to be missed if you want to keep abreast of the latest advances and foster innovation in your institution, business and your life.

Wide range of topics
EIS’18 brings together key researchers, artists, technologists and business innovators from Australia and around the world to share and discuss the latest innovations driven by imagination, creativity, design thinking, system design, technology and business innovation, digital innovation, sales and marketing innovation, research innovation, IoT innovation, innovative learning, team innovation, open innovation, accelerated innovation, innovation policy, etc.

The main themes of the summit are: creativity, disruptive innovation, customer centric innovation, design thinking, system design, new business models & lean startup, innovation culture and leadership, technology innovation, business innovation, marketing innovation, sales innovation, team innovation, digital transformation, data and AI driven innovation, open innovation, ecosystems innovation.


The eis'18 brings business, industry, academic and government bodies on 3 Expert panel discussions on:

Ceativity

Design

Innovation


Large number of oral presentations
To ensure every innovator from any location in the world, from students to established innovator leaders, has an opportunity to present their newest study at the EIS'18, the program will include a large number of oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts, distributed in parallel mini-symposia. Each 3D poster presenter will have a chance to give a one-minute flash talk to attract the summit participants to their poster.

Innovators – industries - investors interactions
EIS’18 will provide opportunities for innovators, relevant industries and investors to network in formal and informal contexts. There will be many talks given by business and industry representatives and panel discussions will take place throughout the summit. Innovators can give five minutes pitches (selected from submitted pitch abstract) to a panel of industries and investors to showcase their innovation. This will be followed by a cocktail networking event where innovators, industry representatives and investors can have informal discussions.

Grants and awards
To facilitate delegate attendance, EIS'18 will offer grants and awards directed to innovators from developing countries, students and early career researchers and female delegates with young children and that require childcare.

Magnificent location
The summit will be held in the heart of metropolitan Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world. It is a vibrant place with exquisite facilities and beautiful natural surroundings.


Key dates

Oral abstract deadline:
1 May 2018

Notification of oral acceptance:
1 June 2018

Poster abstract deadline:
1 August 2018

Notification of poster acceptance:
30 days from submission date

EIS'18:
3-5 October 2018

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