9th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The 9th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be held in one of the most attractive cities in the world, Sydney, Australia, from 2–3 September 2016. The AIE conference has been successfully held since 2008, and attracted close to 2,000 participants from around the world. This year's conference will be hosted by the Australia China Business Research Network/Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Group, The University of Sydney Business School, in conjunction with Oxford and Tsinghua universities. The AIE Conference provides an international platform to convene scholars, industry leaders and policymakers from around the world to present research and thought leadership on trends and new developments in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

For more conference information, please visit: http://www.aieconference.org/


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Conference Venue: The University of Sydney Business School CBD campus, Level 17, 133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, Australia.

  • Regular Participants: $400.00 (early bird ends 31 July)
  • $500.00 (after 31 July)
  • Students - $300.00

Conference Theme - "Innovation and Entrepreneurship across Borders"

The 2016 conference theme takes account of innovation and entrepreneurship driving rapid financial and technical globalisation across national, institutional and firm borders, capturing diversity of processes and contents, as well as the roles of individuals, organizations and societies.

AIE 2016 Highlights

  • We are expecting over 100 speakers that are experts in the areas of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • interactive panel sessions including discussions on entrepreneurship and innovation in a global context, institutional and social entrepreneurship, and cross border incubation

Tours of The University of Sydney»s leading facilities, including the labs in the Australian Technology Park, as well as the opportunity to network with your peers at evening dinners and an organized Sydney harbor cruise.



Chinese Business Talks 中文商谈 Inaugural Lecture

“Evaluating Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centres” by Professor GAO Jian, Tsinghua University

The Chinese Business Talks 中文商谈 are a new series of lectures in Chinese or English language by Chinese business people and academics with an interest in Australia China business relations. The talks are organised by the University of Sydney Business School Australia China Network in association with the China Studies Centre.

Event details

When: Thursday 1 September, 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Where: University of Sydney Business School CBD Campus

Cost: Free, with registration required

Contact: Events Officer
T:+ 61 2 9351 3960
E:csc.events@sydney.edu.au


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Key Speakers at Conference

Professor Scott Stern

Professor Scott Stern
David Sarnoff Professor of Management and Chair of the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management Group, MIT Sloan School of Management
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Professor Xiaowei Rose Luo

Professor Xiaowei Rose Luo
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise, INSEAD and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Professor Gregory Whitwell

Professor Gregory Whitwell
Dean of the University of Sydney Business School
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Professor Hans Hendrischke

Professor Hans Hendrischke
Professor of Chinese Business and Management, The University of Sydney Business School
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Professor Gao Jian

Professor Gao Jian
Professor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
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Professor Fu Xiaolan

Professor Fu Xiaolan (傅晓岚)
Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD), Professor of Technology and International Development and Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford University
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Professor Steven Murphy

Professor Steven Murphy
Dean of Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
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Co-hosted by

National Entrepreneurship Research Centre, Tsinghua University, China Technology and Management Centre for Development, Oxford University, UKRyerson University, Canada

Australia China Business Research Network/Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Group, The University of Sydney Business School, Australia