Theme: Innovation, Creativity & Development:  Strategies for Inclusiveness & Sustainability

CALL FOR PAPERS with deadline May 16, 2016

We invite submission of original unpublished full papers related with the themes of the conference. Full paper (in PDF) not exceeding 12,000 words (including notes, tables, appendices, list of references, etc.). We especially encourage the participation of young researchers. The selection of the papers is based on a peer review process. Globelics reserves the right to use available software to control for plagiarism and to take appropriate action in severe cases.

Conference Theme


The central theme of the 2016 Globelics conference is innovation, creativity and development: strategies for inclusiveness and sustainability. The conference organizers welcome papers that cover different issues in the field of science, technology, innovation and development.  Papers may study the role of innovation and competence building in relation to health, university-industry relations, creative industries, indigenous knowledge and agriculture. The conference also invites papers on how innovation and creativity relate with trade and foreign direct investments, gender and social media. The conference will also explore the role of finance and intellectual property rights in relation to the performance of national and regional system. Special attention will be on how innovation and competence building can support the realisation of the recently approved UN Sustainable Development Goals.

All of the above aspects of innovation, creativity and development would be framed in a strategy for inclusiveness and sustainability. In this regard, Indonesian scholars can provide valuable contributions to the conference based on their findings in Indonesian context and they can learn from interacting with international scholars. The deadline for papers is May 16, 2016.

The Globelics International Conference 2016


The 14th Globelics International Conference will take place in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. It will be hosted by Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia.

The Globelics Conferences intends to bring together scholars from different disciplines to enhance the quality of studies on innovation, creativity and development for inclusive and sustainable global transformation.

The conference will combine plenary sessions, presentations of research papers in parallel tracks, thematic panel sessions or special sessions, poster presentations, a book presentation session, excursions and cultural events, as well as artistic and culinary exhibitions.

This year’s key note lectures will be given by world leading scholars on innovation and development and it is planned that The President of the Republic of Indonesia Mr.Joko Widodo (to be confirmed) will give a key note lecture on the role of innovation and competence building for Indonesia’s development. The 2016 Globelics Lecture will be given by Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram. The 2016 Freeman Lecture will be given by Prof. Helena Lastres