We are pleased to announce you the ETRIA World TRIZ Future Conference which will take place in:
BERGAMO (Italy), 3rd – 5th of November 2010
The Conference is organized by the University of Bergamo (http://www.unibg.it), ETRIA – The European TRIZ association (http://etria.net), and is sponsored by CIRP (www.cirp.net), the international Academy for Production Engineering. The 10th ETRIA World TRIZ Future Conference will be focused on the process of systematic innovation, TRIZ best practices, related research activities, and applications in industry and education. A broad spectrum of subjects in various fields will be presented and debated with experts, practitioners and newcomers to TRIZ.
The Conference aims at linking industrial companies, research centres, educational organizations and individuals to share the experience on systematic innovation and promote TRIZ diffusion worldwide. It will provide an international forum for exchanging new ideas on TRIZ and knowledge-based innovation, presenting recent achievements by the TRIZ community and enabling further advances and collaboration also with the industrial community.Be kind to have a look to the official website: http://tfc2010.unibg.it .
The conference foresees two types of contributions: scientific and practitioner. Scientific contributions deal with theoretic research on TRIZ theory and the development thereof. Practitioners contributions typically deal with applied TRIZ experiences and developments in academics, industry and education. For the conference itself two paper options have been defined to actively participate in the conference.
§ A full paper with a minimal length of 6 pages. This option is open to both scientific and practitioners contributions. The accepted paper will be published in the conference proceedings. At the conference a live presentation is expected.
§ A short paper with a maximal length of 2 pages. This option is only open to industry and practitioner type contributions. The accepted short paper will be published in the conference proceedings. At the conference a live presentation is expected.
We now kindly invite you to submit:
§ For full papers first an abstract (500 words maximum) indicating the paper title, paper structure and the complete address of the author(s) by 1st of April, 2010;
§ For short papers only an extended abstract (2 pages) indicating the title, the proposed text for the proceedings and the complete address of the author(s) by 10th of July, 2010.
The full papers (and abstracts) will be reviewed by the ETRIA Board, the Scientific or the Industrial & Practitioners Committees. Short papers will be reviewed by the ETRIA Board and by the Industrial & Practitioners Committee. All accepted contributions will be published in the conference proceedings.
Templates are available on http://tfc2010.unibg.it.
Waiting for your contributions, please be kind to receive our Best Regards.
The chairs of ETRIA World TRIZ Future Conference
Caterina Rizzi, University of Bergamo, Italy
Pierluigi Petrali, Whirlpool Europe, Italy
Tom Vaneker, University of Twente, Netherlands