Thursday, March 5, 2009

Call for Papers: Emergent drivers of shared business models in globalizing ecosystems

Call for Papers: Emergent drivers of shared business models in globalizing ecosystems
September 23-25, 2009
Jyväskylä, Finland

EBRF is an innovative, border-crossing research conference created in 2001 to understand business in knowledge society and to build a dedicated scholarly community representing a wide spectrum of perspectives. The 9th EBRF Conference calls for people from different backgrounds to present either fresh ideas or completed research, all in the spirit of building fruitful research co-operation across organizational boundaries and scientific disciplines.
In 2009, EBRF is paying special attention to the multiple facets of doing business in global
ecosystems. This calls for fitting methods, values, codes of conducts, systems, best practices and
entrepreneurial spirit to meet the rapidly evolving requirements of customers as well as all other stakeholders. We specifically ask the writers not only to suggest new solutions, but also to connect the ideas to the past 10 years of development in the fields of eBusiness and eServices to understand the fundamental drivers of the present and future phenomena.

General themes and responsible track chairs:
  • eBusiness technology, architecture and infrastructure
    Samuli Pekkola, Tampere University of Technology, Christian Huemer, TU Vienna,
  • Emergent business models and technology
    Marko Seppänen, Tampere University of Technology
  • Network value modeling”
    Jukka Heikkilä, University of Jyväskylä, Hannes Werthner, TU Vienna, Austria
  • Accounting & assets”
    Petri Suomala, Tampere University of Technology
  • Co-creation”
    Mari Suoranta, University of Jyväskylä
  • Responsibility and trust in business
    Johanna Kujala, University of Tampere
  • Sustainable Business”
    Hanna Pesonen, University of Jyväskylä
  • International entrepreneurship
    Arto Ojala, University of Jyväskylä
  • Information and knowledge management
    Hannu Kärkkäinen, Tampere University of Technology
  • Business and competitive intelligence
    Mika Hannula, Tampere University of Technology, Craig Fleisher, University of
  • Gaming and gambling and virtual economy
    Jari Multisilta, Tampere University of Technology and Nokia Research Center
  • From old business school to new business university
    Marko Seppä, University of Jyväskylä, Dhrubes Biswas, IIT Kharagpur, Ikhlaq
    Sidhu, University of Berkeley
  • Globalisation and Internationalization of Knowledge-Intensive Systems
    Jan Pawlowski, University of Jyväskylä
  • Social capital, networks and value creation
    Hanna Lehtimäki, University of Tampere, Johanna Kujala, University of Tampere

Abstract Submission – April, 30, 2009
Please submit a maximum three page abstract for a double blind review process through the
conference website At the website, you will also find further instructions and an
abstract template. The abstracts will be subject to a constructive review process by an international
group of senior scholars representing cutting-edge knowledge on the themes at hand.
The EBRF Publication Process
Presentation of an accepted abstract leads to publishing a full paper in the conference proceedings.
Please note that in the EBRF publication process, presenters will have a few months after the
conference to finalize their papers taking into account the feedback received at the conference. The conference proceedings in the form of a CD-ROM publication will be included in the conference
Fee and sent to participants once it is published.


  • Tampere University of Technology, University of Jyväskylä and University of Tampere; University
  • Alliance Finland
  • Members Of Ebrf Board
  • Chair, Professor Marko Seppä, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Conference Chair 2009, Professor Jukka Heikkilä, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Vice-Chair 2009, Chair 2008, Dr. Nina Helander, University of Tampere, Finland
  • Professor Mika Hannula, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Assistant Professor Mari Suoranta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Researcher Ilona Ilvonen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Project manager Mia Häkkinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Secretary, Annamaija Paunu-Virtanen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Important Dates
Abstract submission April 30
Notification of acceptance by June 20
Registration (Presenting Scholars) August 9
Registration (Regular) September 7
Conference September 23-25
Full paper submission December 6
Publication of conference proceedings January 2010

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