• 9-10 May 2018

    University of Hong Kong (HKU) is delighted to host the conference for the first time in 2018.

    The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference, founded by the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in 2010, has evolved through the co-sponsorships of The Cambridge Judge Business School and The University of Hong Kong

    The conference is interdisciplinary and brings together a diverse set of presenters and discussants for two days of scholarly conversation on innovation and entrepreneurship. Researchers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds are invited to attend the conference, whether or not a paper is submitted.

  • 9-10 May 2018
    Hosted by The University of Hong Kong
    Faculty of Business and Economics

    More information about submitting papers, registering for the 2018 conference, and traveling to Hong Kong is forthcoming. Check back here again soon. The call for papers deadline will be in early 2018.

    Conference Chairs and Committee (in alphabetic order)

    Po-Hsuan Hsu (Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong) – co-chair

    Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat (Darden School of Business, University of Virginia) – co-chair

    Stelios Kavadias (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge) – co-chair

    Hanadi Jabado (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge)

    Andrew King (Darden School of Business, University of Virginia)

    Hsiao-Hui Lee (Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong)

    Michael Lenox (Darden School of Business, University of Virginia)

    Keith K.P. Wong (Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong)

    More information about submitting papers, registering for the 2018 conference, and traveling to Hong Kong is forthcoming. The call for papers deadline will be in early 2018.

    For general questions about the 2018 conference, please contact PaulHsu@hku.hk and sltang@hku.hk.

    The agenda for the 2018 conference will be released soon.

    Snapshot of the Conference

    Past Conference Agendas

    2017 conference agenda
    2016 conference agenda
    2015 conference agenda
    2014 conference agenda
    2013 conference agenda
    2012 conference agenda
    2011 conference agenda
    2010 conference agenda

    Publications of Conference Papers

    A recent survey done by Andrew King (July 2017) suggested that presentations given in this conference have generated 35 published papers, including Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, American Journal of Sociology, Journal of Operations Management, Research Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, etc.

    About Faculty of Business and Economics, the University of Hong Kong

    The Faculty of Business and Economics was created through the amalgamation of two schools -- the School of Business and the School of Economics and Finance. Forming an alliance of excellence, the Faculty of Business and Economics takes an entrepreneurial approach to meeting the challenges of a rapidly changing economic and business environment by drawing together the strengths of the two schools. The Faculty's pioneering research outputs continue to be a leading source of innovative thinking for government and business in Hong Kong and the region. The research centers shared between the two schools facilitate the cross-fertilization of ideas, and foster inter-disciplinary work. Remaining true to the spirit of entrepreneurship, the Faculty of Business and Economics aims to become the leading international center for the study of economics and business in Asia.

    About the Cambridge Judge Business School

    The Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge is a great business school at the heart of Cambridge, advancing knowledge and leadership through people who leave a mark on the world. A top business school with a world-class faculty of around 55 members. They represent all continents and likewise their research interests span the globe and the full spectrum of business issues. Many are leaders in their field directing cutting-edge research, consulting for top businesses, advising governments, and most of all, bringing their experiences and new found knowledge into the classroom. www.jbs.cam.ac.uk

    About Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre

    The Entrepreneurship Centre's mission is to support the University of Cambridge's entrepreneurial talent development and commercialization of new ideas; enhance the development of management capacity within the Cambridge entrepreneurial ecosystem and beyond; develop and share thought-leadership that establishes the University of Cambridge as a global knowledge locus for entrepreneurship; and provide a critical resource for entrepreneurs, mentors and investors. http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/entrepreneurship

    About the Batten Institute

    The Batten Institute at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business improves the world through entrepreneurship and innovation. The Institute's academic research center advances knowledge that addresses real-world challenges and shapes Darden's curriculum, and the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership offers one of the world's top entrepreneurship programs. The Batten Institute was established with gifts now totaling over $125 million from UVA alumnus Frank Batten, Sr., a media pioneer, visionary, and founder of The Weather Channel. www.batteninstitute.org

    About the Darden school of Business

    The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of the world's leading business schools, offering MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. The unique Darden experience combines the case study method, the highest-ranked faculty whose research advances global managerial practice and business education, and a tight-knit learning environment to develop principled and complete leaders who are ready to make an impact. For questions or information, contact communication@darden.virginia.edu.