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Past Events

Oct 2018
The 9th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2018)


31 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018


Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China



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IKMAP 2018 Call for Papers

The 9th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2018) which will be held on 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2018 in Hangzhou, China with the theme on “Innovation and Knowledge Management in Industry 4.0”.
This year’s conference is co-organized by School of Mechanical Engineering, Innovation Management and Sustainable Competitiveness Research Center of Zhejiang University and Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and will be held in Hangzhou, the beautiful lake city of Hangzhou where the leaders of the G20 met in 2016.

The 2018 event focuses on Knowledge Management (KM) and Innovation Management (IM) in the emerging industry 4.0 era. Various industrial forums will be run with prominent speakers from academia and industry. A pre-conference company visit and day tour will be arranged.

This international conference, started in 2004 (KMAP), has now been renamed as “International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP)” to include the important element of “innovation management”. The conference has been held in different cities before including Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok, Kobe of Japan, Wellington of New Zealand as well as Guangzhou, Xian and Shanghai of China.
Who should join?
We welcome all of you who are interested in KM, Innovation Management, Intellectual Capital Management and Organizational Learning to join our conference.  You can present at the conference or just become an audience without presentation.

  • participants who only join the conference without verbal presentations;
  • presenters with accepted abstract; or
  • presenters with full paper submission

After your abstract is accepted, a verbal presentation slot will be reserved for you.  You can decide to present verbally just based on your abstract.  You are also welcome to attend as an audience (no abstract or paper submission is required).  Please feel free to propose special session on particular topics as well.

Important Dates

ABSTRACT submission deadline: 31 Aug 2018

*Full paper submission deadline: 30 Nov 2018 (For further review by the following selected journals)

Conference registration deadline: 30 Sep 2018

*All accepted presentations are welcome to submit as full papers to the following journals by the above stipulated deadline.

Special Issue

  •     VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems (Emerald)

Regular Issue

  •     International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IGI Global)
  •     Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management (Emerald)
  •     International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IGI Global)

Submission Details
Please submit your abstract (up to 300 words) via the Online Submission System
* After abstract/paper submission, do not forget to register for the conference (

Conference Rundown and Visa:

Dr. Peng Tao (email:

Dr. Fu Gu (email:

Abstract/Paper Submission:

Miss Trista Lai (email:

Dr. Fu Gu (email: