Monday, May 13, 2019

CfPs: Asian Society for Innovation and Policy: 2019 Manila Conference

ASIP 9th Conference - Technology and Innovation for SMEs

Venue: University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City 
Date: 3 (Thu) - 5 (Sat) October, 2019

Organized by Asian Society for Innovation and Policy (ASIP)

Hosting: Institute for Small Scale Industries, University of the Philippines Diliman (UP ISSI); Korea Institute of Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)

Keynote Speakers

1.Technology for SMEs
      Sec. Fortunato dela Peña (Secretary, Department of S&T, Philippines)
      Prof. Ky-young Park (Former Presidential Advisor for S&T, Korea; Soonchon U)
      Prof. Youngil Park (Former Vice Minister, Mistry of S&T; Ewha Womans U)
2. SME policies
      Prof. Jung-wha Han (Former Minister, Ministry of SMEs, Korea; Hanyang U) 
      Dr.Rafaelita Aldaba (Undersecretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines)


•  Regular Sessions (4)
     : Technology Innovation, MOT, Economics of Technology, Technology Policy
•  Special Session 1, Innovation for SMEs
           1.Regional innovation system for SMEs - Moderator: Prof. MH Bala Subramanya, IISc
           2.Technology adoption of SMEs - Moderator: Prof. Angelina Yee, Nottingham University, Malaysia
           3.Policies for SMEs and startups - Moderator: Prof. Chongin Choi, Hanbat University, Korea
•  Special Session 2, Entrepreneurship Education for SMEs
           - UNESCO Entrepreneurship Education Network
           - Moderator: Prof. Rolando Ramon Diaz, UP ISSI
•  Special Session 3, Innovation for Circular Economy - Moderator: Prof. Mohan Avvari, Nottingham University, Malaysia
•  Students Contest: Technology and Innovation for SMEs
           - Nationwide contest for Filipino college students or 2019 graduates
           - Certificates and Cash Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd (USD250, 150, 100)
           - Moderator: Prof. Aleli Bawagan, Director, ISSI, UP Diliman  
•  Tutorial Sesson: Tools for Scientometric Analysis - Moderator: Prof. Kee-seok Kwon
           - Time/place: October 5 (Saturday), 09:00-13:00, ISSI lecture room
           - Softwares for paper and patent analysis and visualization
            1. VOS viewer: constructing and visualizing bibliometric networks
            2.  KnowledgeMatrix Plus: constructing and visualizing papers and patents

Special Session: Government Agencies for Innovation Policy 
           - Forum of government agencies for S&T planning and management in Asia
           - Moderator; Korea Institute of Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)

If want a special session, welcome!

General Notice


  • Freestyle, but within-2-page abstracts for prior acceptance until 31 July.
  • Deadline by 31 July. Notification of acceptance within 10 days.

Award for Best Papers (Full paper only)

  • Recommend publication in SCI/SSCI journals
  • Financial supports for the publication in Asian Journal of Innovation and Policy.

Local Organizing Committee
    Chair: Prof. Fidel Nemenzo, Vice Chancellor, University of the Philippines Diliman.
               Prof. Aleli Bawagan, Director, Institute for Small Scale Industries, UPD.
    Secretariat: Ms. Gloria Recio, ISSI, UP Diliman.

Conference Committee
     Chair: Prof. Jeonghwan Jeon (

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