Invitation Letter 2023 International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management (iKM2023)

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 2023 International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management (iKM2023)


The fifth International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management (iKM2023) will convene on November 9th-11th, 2023 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The conference is initiated by Research Center of Technological Innovation of Tsinghua University, and organized by School of Management of Wuhan University of Science and Technology and Tongfang Knowledge Network Digital Publishing Technology Co., Ltd (Beijing). We intend to invite over 20 distinguished experts, scholars and practitioners from around the world, including professor Ikujiro Nonaka, master of knowledge innovation, professor Chen Xiaohong, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, professor Chen Jin, director of Research Center of Technological Innovation of Tsinghua University, professor Eric Tsui of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, professor Alexander Brem of University of Stuttgart of Germany, professor Dong Xiaoying of Peking University, to gather and discuss the future of innovation and knowledge management together with the theme of “Innovation and Knowledge Management in the Age of Digital Intelligence”.

The International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management has been held for four consecutive sessions from 2017 to 2021, with the number of participants exceeding 400 participants each year. It has provided an effective platform for facilitating the communication among scholars and entrepreneurs in the field of knowledge management and innovation throughout the world.

Theme of Conference

Innovation and Knowledge Management in the Age of Digital Intelligence

Topics of Conference

l   Wisdom of Practice and Epistemology

l   Knowledge, Innovation and Learning Society

l   Knowledge Creation and Dynamic Capability

l   From Efficiency-oriented Organizations to Knowledge Creation-oriented Organizations

l   Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Knowledge Management

l   Open Innovation, User Innovation and Knowledge Management

l   Total Innovation Management, Integrated Innovation, and Knowledge Management

l   Knowledge Management for Industry Chains and Innovation Chains

l   Innovation and Knowledge Management of Non-profit Organizations

Organizing Institutions


Research Center of Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University


School of Management of Wuhan University of Science and Technology

Tongfang Knowledge Network Digital Publishing Technology Co., Ltd (Beijing)

Academic Supports (continuously updating)

International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS) (CSSCI indexed)


International Journal of Innovation Studies (IJIS) (Scopus indexed)

Science of Science and Management of Science and Technology (CSSCI indexed)

Journal of Innovation Science and Technology

Journal of Innovation Management

Enterprise Management

Big Data

Chinese Journal of Intelligent Science and Technology (ScopusEBSCO indexed)








Distinguished Invited Speakers (continuously updating)

Ikujiro Nonaka

Japanese organizational theorist and Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy of the Hitotsubashi University, best known for the research on knowledge management. He proposed the SECI model (i.e., Socialization-Externalization-Combination-Internalization), which presents the spiraling knowledge processes of interaction between explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge. In 2008, the Wall Street Journal listed him as one of the most influential persons on business thinking, and The Economist included him in its "Guide to Management Ideas and Gurus".


Chen Xiaohong

Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, a renowned expert in the fields of management science and engineering, engineering management, and data intelligence in China. the Secretary of the Party Committee of Hunan University of Commerce, Honorary Dean of the Business School of Central South University, Professor, and Doctoral Supervisor. She is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a standing member of the Department of Engineering Management of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, a member of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the convener of the Management Science and Engineering Discipline Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. In addition, she serves as the Deputy Director of the Management Science Department of the Science and Technology Committee of the Ministry of Education, Director of the National Basic Science Center for Resource and Environmental Management in the Digital Economy Era, Director of the Xiangjiang Laboratory, and the leader and chief professor of the national key discipline of ‘Management Science and Engineering’, the innovative research group of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team of the Ministry of Education. She is also a recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, a leading figure in the field of philosophy and social sciences of the ‘Ten Thousand Talents Plan’ of the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the first and second level academic and technical leaders of the ‘Hundred, Thousand, and Ten Thousand Talents Project’ of the Chinese government, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the China Association for Modernization of Management, and a recipient of the Fudan Management Distinguished Contribution Award and the Guangzhao Science and Technology Award. Furthermore, she is recognized as a National Outstanding Teacher and a ‘March Eighth Red Flag Bearer’ nationwide.


Chen Jin

Professor at the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University, Director of the Technology Innovation Research Center, Tsinghua University. He has long been committed to research in knowledge and innovation management and is the recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, the Special Government Allowance of the State Council, the "National Millions of Talents Project", and the Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professorship. He also serves as the Vice President of the China Society for Management Science, the Vice Chairman of the China Association for Science of Science and Science Policy Research, and a member of the Management Committee of the International Schumpeter Society. Additionally, he holds editorial positions for the international academic journals International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies (ESCI) and International Journal of Innovation Studies (Scopus), as well as serving as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Science of Science and Management of S.&.T. and the Journal of Management Engineering.


Li Rongbin

Founder and director of the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Center at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He served as the President of The Hong Kong Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Chairman of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (Hong Kong), member of the Engineering Panel of the Research Grants Council, and President of the Asian Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (ASPEN). He also served as the chief editor of the international journals Information and Knowledge Management Systems and Journal of Knowledge Science and Systems Science, and has been the chief editor of the Asian Journal of the International Journal of Material Processing Technology and a member of the editorial board of the Chinese Journal of Construction Machinery. His research interests include advanced manufacturing technology, manufacturing strategy, and knowledge management. Professor Li Rongbin, together with Microsoft, established the first knowledge solution laboratory in Hong Kong, the "Digital Factory and Microsoft Enterprise System Center"; he also launched the first online Master's degree program in Knowledge Management in Asia and pioneered research and application of knowledge management in manufacturing, public utilities, and healthcare.


Eric Tsui

Professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Associate Chairman of Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society and Regional Chief Editor of Journal of Knowledge Management, joined Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1989, and has been a full-time professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He possesses nearly two decades of experience in teaching and practicing knowledge management, providing consultancy support for the governments and enterprises of Hong Kong SAR, as well as Australia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and other countries. He has been recognized twice as an academic model of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and serves as a regional editor for the Journal of Knowledge Management and deputy editor for the VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems.


Alexander Brem

Chair Professor and institute director at the University of Stuttgart in Germany, as well as an honorary professor at the University of Southern Denmark. His research focuses on research and development management, including idea management, user innovation, and technology entrepreneurship. He serves as an associate editor for journals such as IEEE Transactions and Engineering Management and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.


Mats Magnusson

Professor of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Product Innovation Engineeringvisiting professor of Luiss Guido Carli School of Business and Management, Rome, Italy; visiting professor of University of Bologna and Aalborg University. The chairman of CINet-Continuous Innovation Network. His research focuses on the Innovative strategies and operation management, and has issued lots of academic publications on Organisation Studies, Research Policy, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Long Range Planning, Journal of Knowledge Management, Technovation.


Magnus Karlsson

Professor of School of Industrial Technology and Management, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) on Innovation Management; Chairman and national expert, Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) Technical Committee TK 532 on Innovation Management mirroring CEN/TC 389 (TS 16555 series) and ISO/TC2 79 (ISO 50500 series); Founding member & Chairman, Innovationsledarna - Association for Innovation Management Professionals in Sweden; Founding member, Association of Professional Futurists (APF); Founder & CEO of Inngage Consulting AB; Member of the Board of Directors of Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT); Member of Industrial Research Committee (IFG) of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).


Dong Xiaoying

Associate professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She is also the Vice President of the Development Strategy Research Institute of the National High-Tech Development Zone at Peking University, the Vice Chairman of the China Information Economics Society, the Director of the Knowledge Management Research Center, and a Senior Research Fellow at both the WTO Research Institute and the Institute of Private Economy Research at Peking University. Additionally, she is a member of the Expert Group for Information Management Projects and the Expert Group for the CALIS Project of the Ministry of Education. Her main research interests include enterprise information strategy, IT and organizational change, knowledge management, competitive intelligence and Internet-based information management and services.


Conference Registration

Attendance Confirmation

Scan the QR code below to submit your attendance confirmation. Please submit your attendance confirmation before October 30th. Teachers who are interested in attending the conference are encouraged to submit the attendance confirmation as soon as possible.

Registration Fee


Foreign Currency

US dollar

RMB   (Yuan)

Registration fee



Registration fee for   students



Registration fee includes the lunch and tea breaks on 10th and 11th November and the dinner on 9th November.

Payment Method

(1) Bank remittance

Account name: Wuhan Hanjin Business Consulting Co., LTD

Bank name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Wuhan Dongting Branch

Account number: 3202155009060046272

Postscript: IKM2023+ name of participant

And send the remittance voucher to

(2) On-site payment

Payment can be made on site.

Instructions for Submission

Submission Requirements

1. The full text must be original. Please upload the manuscript in PDF format, including the title, the abstract, the text and references;

2. Please specify the author's name, organization, professional titles, mailing address, postal code, telephone number, Email address and other details on the home page of the manuscript.

3. For format requirements (including references), please refer to The Journal of Science and Science and Technology Management. Please refer to International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS) for format requirements (including references).

Way of Submission

Please send your papers to with the subject line: iKM2023 Submission + Paper title

Deadline of Paper Submission

October 20th, 2023

Time of Offer Letters

October 30th, 2023

About Excellent Manuscripts (under constant update...)

According to the expert review opinions, the accepted manuscripts will invited to share at the conference. Excellent manuscripts will be indexed in:

International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS) ESCI journal

International Journal of Innovation Studies (IJIS) Scopus

Science of Science and Management of Science and Technology (Conference issue/Column)

Innovative Science and Technology

Journal of Innovation Management

Big Data

Journal of Intelligent Science and Technology (Scopus, EBSCO)


Conference Agenda

Conference Time

Conference Schedule

November 9

all day


November 10


Keynote Reports


Parallel Forums and Entrepreneur   Forums

November 11


Keynote Reports


The 4th Collection and Selection of Innovation and Knowledge Management Achievements


Instructions for Collecting Achievements


Solicitation Requirements

1.     The collection of success stories and related papers focuses on technological innovation, knowledge innovation, knowledge management, knowledge engineering, big data technology application, and other fields in accordance with (but not limited to) the following application directions:


Ø  Knowledge Management and Innovation under the New Journey

Ø  Application of Big Data Technology and Project Management Innovation

Ø  Data, Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management

Ø  Integrated Innovation, Total Innovation Management and Knowledge Management

Ø  Knowledge Engineering Oriented to Industrial Chain and Innovation Chain

Ø  Knowledge Management and Value Co-creation

Ø  Breakthrough of Key Core Technologies and Development of Knowledge Management

Ø  Technological Innovation, Product R&D Innovation and Knowledge Engineering

Ø  Knowledge Management and Green Innovation Ecosystem

Ø  Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning

Ø  Independent Innovation and Intellectual Property Management Innovation


2.     The project cases and related papers to declare achievements should be innovative, leading, timely (within the last five years), typical, with strong reference significance, replication, and promotion value, and should be combined with graphs, tables, and other expressions to the greatest extent possible.

3.     The reporting entity is responsible for the reported materials' authenticity. Each unit must declare no more than three items, and the main finishers of each achievement project case must be no more than five people.

4.     The declaration of results must be made independently by institutions and individuals, sent via unified mail, and completed in the "declaration form of results"; At the same time, it is necessary to submit a paper related to the achievement case (the published paper should indicate the public publication time and publishing platform in the first paragraph of the article), and the format of submitting unpublished papers should refer to the Enterprise Management case writing style.



Delivery Method

The electronic version of the application materials will be sent to the contact mailbox of; Please fill in the email subject and documents in the format of ‘Company Name-Collection of Innovation and Knowledge Management Achievements-Achievements Subject’. The reporting unit shall be responsible for the authenticity of the reported materials, and this activity will not charge any fees.


Submission Deadline

October 10, 2023


Award Notification Time

October 30, 2023


Award-winning Rights

Awards and honors: The winning units and individuals will receive medals, certificates of honor (issued by institutions and individuals respectively) and corresponding prizes from the organizing committee.

Awards for activities: iKM2023 conference presented awards on the spot, and displayed and shared the award-winning results.

Collection of achievement papers: Excellent achievement papers are selected and published in recommended journals such as Enterprise Management, Big Data and Journal of intelligence science and technology.

Free training places: Individuals and organizations that have received awards may be eligible for free attendance at a talent capacity development seminar in the field of big data knowledge management.

Priority participation: priority is given to attending the organizer's annual meeting.


Conference Contact

Contact Information of Scholars’ Participation

(1) Consultation at the conference

Teacher Wang 15926375240

(2) Submission of papers

Teacher Huang 13307123722


Contact Information of Enterprises’ Participation

(1) Consultation at the conference

Teacher Yu 18501955937

(2) Contact information of achievements collection

Teacher Fang 010-62704810 18810962811


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