Call for Participation (NITIM Summer School 2022)

The NITIM 2022 Summer School (June 16th – 18th, 2022) will take place in Nancy, France, just before the 28th IEEE ICE/ITMC & 31st IAMOT Conference IEEE. We invite PhD candidates to submit proposals for evaluation. For those who are in the first year of their PhD program, we look forward to receiving a research proposal. For those in their late stage of their Ph.D., you are encouraged to submit a relevant piece for your research (a paper, an overview, or a chapter of your PhD thesis).

The admission to the school will be based on the review of the extended abstracts (download template) which should be sent by email to nitim.contact@gmail.com. The deadline for submission of the Extended Abstract is February 18th (midnight CET). Notification of acceptance of the school will be sent by March 11th in order to facilitate the early booking of flights and accommodation. The full proposal (or paper), which will form the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Summer School, is due by May 2nd.

The NITIM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together PhD candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work. The summer school is affiliated to the IEEE ICE/ITMC conference, and for 2022 will be a joint event between IEEE ICE/ITMC and IAMOT communities.

The participation fee for the Summer School will be around 200 EUR Early Bird price and 300 EUR regular price (including consortium, lunches and dinners. Fees apply to the current format of the Summer School, fully onsite). For this year, the fee will include the participation for the 28th IEEE ICE/ITMC & 31st IAMOT Conference IEEE for interested candidates (in which case, please note that you will also need to meet the Conference’s submission requirements and key dates). There will also be the possibility to apply for a fee waiver scholarship, the conditions and modalities of which will be announced soon.

NITIM Summer School 2022Important deadlines
Extended Abstract submissionFebruary 18th, 2022
Notification of AcceptanceMarch 11th, 2022
Early-Bird DeadlineApril 8th, 2022
Full Proposal SubmissionMay 2nd, 2022
Full Proposal FeedbackMay 30th, 2022
2022 Summer School in NancyJune 16th – 18th, 2022

We look forward to seeing you in Nancy, France! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us: nitim.contact@gmail.com

NITIM Summer School 2022 Organisation Team

Fanny Pruvot, Diana Cardenas, Valentine Labouheure, Guillaume Pronost, Dr. Laurent Dupont, Prof. Mauricio Camargo, Prof. Laure Morel, Prof. Stefan Klein and Prof. Roland Ortt

Call for Papers (NITIM Summer School 2022)

This Summer School is organized once a year in cooperation with the ICE/IEEE ITMC Conference and thus takes place at changing locations – e.g. 2016 in Trondheim (Norway), 2017 in Madeira (Portugal) and 2018 in Konstanz (Germany), in 2019 in Nice (France), and online in 2020 and 2021.

In June 2022, the Summer School will also be a joint event with IAMOT Community, and will take place in Nancy (France).

The NITIM Graduate Summer School is an international PhD school that focuses on topics in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management as well as information and communication technologies. The NITIM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together PhD candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work.

Furthermore, the NITIM School is all about a community. This PhD consortia is the opportunity to meet a great group of people who is open to share their ideas, knowledge and experiences. Network members include PhD candidates, alumni, faculty and industry partners in over 10 countries around the world, representing over 20 nationalities.

We invite PhD candidates to submit proposals for evaluation and we invite faculty members to join us..

The core of the Summer School will be group sessions of 5 PhD candidates and 3 faculty members. If you are still at an early stage of you PhD, we are looking forward to receiving your research proposal. For those in their late stage of their PhD., you are encouraged to submit a relevant piece for your research (a paper, an overview, or a chapter of your PhD thesis).

The admission to the school will be based on the fit of an extended abstract (download template here) of your proposal with the topic of the school. Afterwards, a full proposal/paper is required, which will serve as the basis for discussion and comments at NITIM Summer School.

All important deadlines will be announced shortly.

Two and a half days of hard work, academic reflection and looking ahead.

Finally, we would like to present this year’s organization team: Fanny Pruvot, Guillaume Pronost, Diana Cardenas, Valentine Labouheure, Laurent Dupont, Prof. Mauricio Camargo, Prof. Stefan Klein and Prof. Roland Ortt. If you want to know more about the NITIM Community, please feel free to contact us at nitim.contact@gmail.com or visit our website https://www.nitim.org/

Call for Papers (NITIM Summer School 2021)

Dear PhD Candidates,

The NITIM 2021 Summer School (June 17th – 18th, 2021) will be held online this year due to the existing travel restrictions and uncertainties. We invite PhD candidates to submit proposals, papers, or chapters. The core of the Summer School will be virtual group sessions of 3 PhD candidates and 2 faculty members in which the submissions are discussed. Below, we outline several submission options. 

The admission to the school will be based on the fit of the full proposal (or paper) with the topic of the school, and the overall quality of the submission. The submission will form the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Virtual Summer School, and is due by May 14th. Notification of acceptance to the school will be sent by May 31th

The NITIM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together PhD candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work. We will have input from two keynote speeches titled ‘What makes a theory?’ by Dr. Maarten Franssen and ‘Systematic and Bibliometric Literature Studies: From Traditional Methods to Text Mining Approaches’ by Dr. Kevin Reuther. 

Participation in the Virtual Summer School will be free. After completion of the Summer School and a short learning report to be submitted within 2 weeks after NITIM, PhD candidates can receive a certificate.

NITIM Summer School 2021 – important deadlines:

Proposal SubmissionMay 14th, 2021
Notification of acceptance and proposal feedbackMay 31st, 2021
2021 Virtual Summer School     June 17th – 18th, 2021

Submission guidelines:

  • Proposals and thesis chapters: 12 pages max.
  • (Research) papers: 20 pages max.
  • Send your submission to nitim.contact@gmail.com

Choose from the following submission options: 

Year 1 proposal: 

  • Should show a basic structure of a PhD proposal and reference some literature. An important question is whether the domain is relevant to NITIM and whether (with coaching) a relevant study can be defined.

Year 2 proposal:

  • Articulate a mature research program of a suitable type and scope to make a contribution to the area. This includes describing and defending a choice of research methods for carrying out this program, and appropriate attention to the practical feasibility of the program.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the existing literature, mastery of relevant theories and ability to describe the gap in the existing research that the PhD candidate will exploit.
  • If this is not applicable to your program, choose from the options below.

Year 3 papers: 

  • Show (empirical) data / results of the study and initial directions of discussion and analysis, in the form of a research paper or thesis chapter [really not more than 20 pages].

Year 4 papers: 

  • Present drafts of discussion and conclusion sections for their study for review, in the form of a research paper or thesis chapter [really not more than 20 pages].

Furthermore, PhD candidates who have previously participated in the NITIM consortium are expected to clearly position their current presentation vis-à-vis the previous one(s), e.g. emphasize theoretical backing and contribution, research design and project plan, research methods.

Note: We encourage you to keep submissions concise, adhering to the page limitations: a longer submission does not lead to more feedback. 

School Chairs

Rewat Thapa, Vladimir Sobota, Christina Lang 

Program committee

Roland Ortt (TU Delft, NL)

Stefan Klein (Universität Münster, DE)

Guido Baltes (HTWG Konstanz, DE)

Laurent Dupont (Université Lorraine, FR)

Dragos Vieru (Université Téluq, Montréal, CA)

We look forward to seeing you online! 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact: nitim.contact@gmail.com

For further information, please follow: http://www.NITIM.org

Sincerely,

NITIM Summer School 2021 Organisation Team

Vladimir Sobota, Rewat Thapa, Christina Lang; Laurent Dupont, Stefan Klein & Roland Ortt 

NITIM Virtual Summer School 2021 (June 17th – 18th, 2021)

The NITIM 2021 Summer School (June 17th – 18th, 2021) will be held online this year due to the existing travel restrictions and uncertainties. We invite PhD candidates to submit proposals for evaluation and we invite faculty members to join our on-line NITIM. The core of the Summer School will be group sessions of 3 PhD candidates and 2 faculty members.

For those who have just started their PhD program, we look forward to receiving a research proposal. For those in their late stage of their Ph.D., you are encouraged to submit a relevant piece for your research (a paper, an overview, or a chapter of your PhD thesis).

The admission to the school will be based on the fit of the full proposal (or paper) with the topic of the school and, once the fit is there, with the review of the proposal (or paper). The proposal/paper will form the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Virtual Summer School, and is due by May 14th. Notification of acceptance to the school will be sent by May 31th.

The NITIM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together PhD candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work.

Participation in the Virtual Summer School will be free.

After completion of the Summer School and a short learning report to be submitted within 2 weeks after NITIM, PhD candidates can receive a certificate.

NITIM Summer School 2021 – Important deadlines

  • Proposal Submission May 14th, 2021
  • Notification of Acceptance and Proposal Feedback May 31st, 2021
  • 2021 Virtual Summer School June 17th – 18th, 2021

School Chairs
Christina Lang, Vladimir Sobota, Rewat Thapa

Program committee
Roland Ortt (TU Delft, NL)
Stefan Klein (Universität Münster, DE)
Guido Baltes (HTWG Konstanz, DE)
Laurent Dupont (Université Lorraine, FR)
Dragos Vieru (Université Téluq, Montréal, CA)

We look forward to seeing you Online!

Sincerely,
NITIM Summer School 2021 Organisation Team
Vladimir Sobota, Rewat Thapa, Christina Lang; Laurent Dupont, Stefan Klein & Roland Ortt