22-23 October 2015
Oeiras (Lisbon), Portugal

Programme (draft)

Thursday, 22 October 2015

16:30-17:00 | Reception at Universidade Atlântica

Fábrica da Pólvora de Barcarena,
2730-036 Barcarena

17:00-18:00 | Opening Session:

  • Presentation of MIST2015 and working agenda
    Professor Albertina Dias
  • Welcome by the Rector Universidade Atlântica
    Professor Carlos Guillén
  • Keynote speak on Open Innovation: Launching Challenges for MIST2015 and breaking the ice for future research and policy
    Bror Salmelin, Advisor for Innovation Systems, European Commission and

18:00-18:30 | Plenary Session 1:

  • Perspective on next day dynamics of MIST2015 structure and vision of the opportunities to achieve effective and executable results
    Professor Peter Nijkamp, Free University of Amsterdam

18:30 | Networking Cocktail

Friday, 23 October 2015

08:30-09:00 | Reception and distribution of printed materials

To be held at Riviera Hotel in Carcavelos

09:00-09:30 | Keynote Speak on Innovation in Portugal

Dr. Francisco Murteira Nabo (former Minister of Portuguese several Governments and Co-founder of COTEC Portugal, SaeR)

09:30-10:30 | Innovation Economics and Policy Perspectives

Session Chair: Prof. Manfred Fischer (Vienna University)
  • List of selected papers and authors (draft)

10:30-12:00 | Environmental, Energetic and Economic Sustainability

Session Chair: Prof. Peter Nijkamp (Free University of Amsterdam)
  • List of selected papers and authors (draft)

12:00-13:30 | Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Dr. Anna Sadowska (EIIR)
  • List of selected papers and authors (draft)

13:30-15h00 | Lunch

15:00-16:30 | Advanced Tourism Economics

Session Chair: Prof. Kamila Borsekova
  • List of selected papers and authors (draft)

16:30-18:00 | Management Information Systems

Session Chair: Prof. Miguel Sales Dias and Karima Kourtit
  • List of selected papers and authors (draft)

18:00-19:00 | Plenary Session 2: Closing Session

  • Presentation of MIST2015 results and future follow-up actions for 2016
    Bror Salmelin, Advisor for Innovation Systems, European Commission and
    Professor Nijkamp,Free University of Amsterdam.
    Professor Albertina.


Authors are encouraged to submit papers for pre-evaluation by the Scientific Committee. All papers will be subjected to a "blind review" process by at least three members of the Scientific Committee, on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity. Submitted papers should be related with one or more of the main themes proposed for the Conference.
Accepted abstracts and duly registered will be published in Proceedings by the organising institution of the conference and via academic publisher will be submitted for indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex, SCOPUS and DBLP.

Springer Selected papers presented will be considered for publication in a book that will appear after the usual refereeing process in the prestigious Springer Book Series "Advances in Spatial Sciences".
According to each session's accepted papers will be published in the "International Journal of Information Systems and Software Engineering for Big Companies" (IJISEBC), "Campus Virtuales", Certiuni Journal and a new magazine "International Journal of Information Systems and Tourism" (IJIST).