Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Call for Proposals: 13th TCI Annual Global Conference on Competitiveness, Innovative Clusters and Prosperity

13th TCI Annual Global Conference on Competitiveness, Innovative Clusters and Prosperity

Dates: 29 November to 3 December 2010

Venue: Gurgaon/ New Delhi, India

TCI 13th Global Annual Conference is an initiative to celebrate the evolution of clusters and their impact on the economic order based on growth and prosperity and we hope to see you be part of the Indian voyage to competitiveness. 13th TCI Annual Global Conference, organized in collaboration with the Institute for Competitiveness India and the Management Development Institute, will gather practitioners from Indian and global clusters to create an expansive discussion platform for the future of clusters. With over 300 delegates present from all over the world, including cluster managers, CEOs, academics, representatives from governments, international organizations and development agencies, the conference will be the place to meet and share policies, development methods and practices and facilitate the exchange of innovation, learning and research, and also to forge business and academic ties for future, long-term benefits.

Call for Proposals
Practitioners around the world are invited to submit papers or proposals for presentations on the theme "Innovative Clusters and Prosperity". The conference will include a session where ideas and processes examining clusters and competitiveness are to be presented.

Format: Abstracts of proposed presentations should consist of a cover page and an abstract of the proposed presentations.

The cover page should contain: Title of the presentation, Full name and title (Mr, Mrs, Dr, Professor etc), name of the organization / company, country, job title, a brief CV of not more than 200 words, contact email address and telephone number.

The abstract should contain: Brief details of the main areas of the presentation and should be no longer than 1000 words. We specially encourage young practitioners to submit an abstract. CV's and abstracts must be emailed to

15 August 2010 Submission of abstracts
31 August 2010 Notification for selected abstracts

Selection: The selected presentations would be presented at a special session dedicated to new ideas and theories. You would need to formally register for the conference to present your ideas within the session proceedings.

Best Presentation Award: The best presentation at the session would receive a special mention and an award would be announced at the conference.

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