Globelics Addis Ababa 2014
29th – 31st October 2014 · Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Theme: Partnerships for innovation-based development



The 12th Globelics Conference is organized in collaboration between Addis Ababa University and the Globelics Secretariat at Aalborg University, Denmark and held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. As with previous conferences, the conference intends to bring together scholars from different disciplines to enhance the quality of innovation studies in relation to development and growth in the context of globalization and accelerating pace of change. The conference will combine presentation of research papers in parallel tracks with panel discussions and plenary lectures. This year’s key note lectures will be given by the world leading scholars on innovation and development, Martin Bell (the 2014 Freeman Lecture) and Jorge Katz (the 2014 Globelics Lecture).


Final version of papers for presentation
Please note the deadline for uploading your final version of paper for presentation is 22nd September.


Registration and access to the conference venue
Please note that conference participants from abroad need to register and get the required ID Card for access to the conference venue at the registration desk located at Hotel Intercontinental on the 28th October 2014 between 2:00 and 9:00 pm.
Local participants need to register at Addis Ababa University, College of Business and Economics, Eshetu Chole Building, Dean's Office (127) on 28th October 2014 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Please note that for security reasons participants are required to make use of the official conference buses to the conference venue. You will not be able to enter the African Union compound on an individual basis even with your ID Card.


Travel arrangements
Ethiopian Airlines are offering a discount for delegates travelling to Addis Ababa for the Globelics Conference. Please find more information under Travel and Visa


Contact details
If you have questions, please send an email to the Conference Organising Commitee.