Open and User Innovation Conference | RWTH Aachen University
March 01, 2021 - Abstract submission deadline
April 01, 2021 - Notification of accepted submissions
Mai 01, 2021 - Early registration closes
June 21-22, 2021 - Conference dates
The 18th Open and User Innovation Conference (#OUI2020+1) is now accepting submissions. There are possibilities to give a full paper presentation (15 minutes plus Q&A) or a short presentation (4 minutes). Full presentations are for developed papers with at least initial findings and conclusions. Short presentations are for early work in progress.
If you wish to present, please fill out the submission form below by MARCH 1ST, 2021. Acceptance decisions for both full presentations and short presentations will be based on your answers to four structured questions about your proposed presentation (motivation and research question; methods; findings; contribution to OUI). Please note that your answer to each of the four questions should not exceed 200 words.
Submissions that are accepted for presentation at the conference will be included in a book of abstracts that will be published on the conference website. For this, we also you to provide an additional abstract (300 words).
PLEASE DO NOT USE ALL CAPS FOR ANY OF YOUR ANSWERS.
Presenter first name
Presenter last name
Presenter email address
Name of university or organization only, no department, institute, etc.
Names and affiliations of co-authors (if any):
First name Last name 1 (Affiliation 1), … , First name Last name X (Affiliation X)
Maturity level of the study
Research idea (early work in progress)
Work in progres
Fully developed paper
Preferred type of presentation
Full presentation (15 minutes)
Short presentation (4 minutes)
Open Social Innovation - Healthcare, Sustainability, and Societal Challenges
Open and User Innovation Platforms
Lead users, Toolkits, and User Identification
Firms' Interactions with Open and User Innovation
Crowdsourcing and Distributed Problem Solving
Crowdfunding and User Entrepreneurship
Institutions, Innovation Law, and Intellectual Policy
Open Software, Open Hardware, and Makers
Diffusion of Open and User Innovation
The Internet of Production: Industry 4.0, User Process Innovation, and Data Ecosystems
DO NOT USE ALL CAPS
Abstract (300 words for book of abstracts)
Please type or paste an abstract of your study (300 words max) that will be used in the book of abstracts in the text field below.
Please provide 3 to 5 keywords (comma separated) that represent the content of your paper
Motivation and research question (200 words)
Please briefly describe the purpose of the study. What specific problem does the study address?
Methods (200 words)
Please briefly describe the methodology used in the study. How precisely was the work executed? What data did you use?
Findings (200 words)
What are the main outcomes and results of the study?
Contribution to OUI (200 words)
What will your results add to current understanding or theory in the OUI community?
Preferred conference attendance
OUI 2020+1 will be held in a hybrid format, with main sessions conducted in a synchronous (live) virtual format, and additional workshops, discussion sessions, and networking in a physical setting in Aachen. We want to get a rough overview of your preferences for these conference options. Your following answer is not binding!
If COVID-19 regulations allow it, I would like to come to Aachen in June 2021 for the in-person elements of the OUI conference
Even when it is officially allowed to travel and attend the in-person event in June, I would rather stay at home and only take part in the virtual conference
Optional comments or notes regarding your paper for the conference committee
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