2018 International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society


Evanston, IL USA

June 28-July 1, 2018

Innovation and technology management in the entrepreneurial era

Moving Technical Idea to Market


We invite contributions from researchers, educators, managers and students. Contributions may be conceptual, theoretical, or empirical. They should document research activities, case studies or best practices, shedding light on the theory or practice of engineering, technology, or innovation management, and addressing the strategic objectives of technological change. Major topic areas include:


* Entrepreneurship and its ecosystem  

* Management of innovation  

* Technology management  

* Engineering management  

* Strategy and global markets

* New manufacturing and supply chain systems  

* Information Technology and the Internet  

* Biotech and healthcare innovations  

* Social issues and sustainability  

* People and organizations    

Here is a link to detailed instructions for authors:


In addition to these core topics, we will open the door to special sessions on management during these challenging times as seen by IEEE societies, for example, particular management issues as seen within computer, communications, and electronics areas.  For topic details, see our web at www.temscon.org.  In addition we will be hosting:

      Education workshops in Technology and Engineering Management

      Editor’s Panel – publication outlets in Technology and Engineering Management

We will also host an industry summit where panels will be convened on key topics in the field of engineering management.

Anyone interested in submitting a panel topic along with names and email addresses of potential panelists, or those who want to participate as either a panelist or a keynote speaker should contact Liang Downey at:  lxdowney@ieee.org

This event is connected to the Northwestern University MEM 40th anniversary celebration and is co-sponsored by the IEEE region 4


Important Dates:

* Paper Submission Due: 1 December 2017

* Notification of Acceptance: 1 February 2018  

* Author Registration Due: 15 March 2018

* Normal Registration/Hotel Block Deadline: 1 May 2018  

* Late Registration Begins: 15 May 2018

Organizing Committee:

    1. Conference chair: Mark Werwath, Bakul Banerjee co-chair
    2. Program chair: Peggy Matson and TBD
    3. Web committee chair: Ravi Annaswamy
    4. Finance chair: Bakul Banerjee
    5. Marketing and sponsorship co chairs: Bakul Banerjee and Ravi Annaswamy
    6. Industry forum chair: Liang Downey