AIE Conference 2013

Oxford (UK), 29-30 August 2013

The 6th Annual Conference for the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (AIE 2013) will be held in Oxford, United Kingdom, on 29-30 August 2013. The Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD) based in the University of Oxford Department for International Development will host the event on the Oxford campus. The AIE Conference provides a broad platform to convene scholars from around the world to present research and to stimulate discussions on critical research issues and new developments in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The main theme this year is ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development’.

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Miroux (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - UNCTAD)
  • Calestous Juma (Harvard University)
  • Luc Soete (Maastricht University and United Nations University)
  • David Kaplan (University of Cape Town)
  • Augusto Alcorta (UNIDO)
  • Yves Doz (INSEAD)
  • Tom Hockaday (ISIS Innovation, Oxford University)
  • Rajneesh Narula (University of Reading)

Conference Programme

The agenda is available here (PDF file), while the detailed programme can be downloaded from here (PDF file).

Co-organised by

  • Technology & Management for Development Centre, University of Oxford
  • National Entrepreneurship Research Center, Tsinghua University
  • Research Center for Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University

Sponsored by

Best Paper Awards

  • ‘AIE Conference Best Entrepreneurship Paper’ sponsored by the Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
  • ‘AIE Conference Best Innovation Paper’ sponsored by ISIS Innovation


On 29 August the Plenary Session will be held in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre. In the afternoon of 29 August and on 30 August parallel sessions will be held in the Oxford Department of International Development and in Mansfield College. Dinner on 29 August will be held in Wadham College.

AIE website