Manchester Institute of Innovation Research to host the 7th Geography of Innovation Conference 2024

MIOIR and AMBS colleagues will be organising the 7th Geography of Innovation Conference on 10-12 January 2024, at The University of Manchester.

Geography of Innovation (GEOINNO) Conference 2024

The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research and Alliance Manchester Business School are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the 7th Geography of Innovation (GEOINNO) Conference, at The University of Manchester from 10th to 12th January 2024.

The Geography of Innovation Conference provides a forum for discussion to scholars interested in scientific, policy and strategic issues concerning the spatial dimension of innovation activities.

In line with the six previous editions of the conference, held in Saint Etienne (France) in 2012, Utrecht (Netherlands) in 2014, Toulouse (France) in 2016, Barcelona (Spain) in 2018, Stavanger (Norway) in 2020 and Bocconi (Italy) in 2022 the main objective of this event is to bring together some of the world’s leading scholars from a variety of disciplines ranging from economic geography and regional science, to economics and management science, sociology and network theory, and political and planning sciences.

The local organising committee includes: Professor Elvira Uyarra, Dr Mabel Sanchez Barrioluengo, Professor Silvia Massini, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argilés, Professor Kieron Flanagan, Professor Philip Shapira, Dr Shukhrat Nasirov, Dr Cornelia Lawson, Professor Bruce Tether and Professor Philip McCann. 

We invite proposals for special sessions which showcase contemporary, cutting-edge research in any area within the geography of innovation field, with a particular emphasis on a specific topic. The Organising Committee will assess and choose a limited number of suggested sessions based on their scientific excellence and originality.

Key Dates:

  • Deadline for call for special session: 6th April 2023
  • Deadline for call for papers: 21st July 2023
  • Registration: 2nd October – 3rd November 2023
  • Conference: 10th – 12th January 2024

For more information about the conference and the call for special sessions, please visit the conference website.