You are kindly invited to submit abstracts for the Triple Helix Summit 2018 in one of the following categories:

·  Academic Paper: Complete academic research results of an empirical or theoretical nature.

·  Case Study: Insightful cases of Triple Helix interactions, reporting success, challenges, good practices and learning from the practitioners and policy makers prospective.

·  Panel Session: Proposals for workshops or panel sessions with a group of delegates with a shared issue of interest to present/debate.

·  Poster: Poster with an academic or professional focus for display at the conference.

·  Sponsored Sessions: Proposals for sponsored events and showcases of triple helix type of engagement.

All accepted submission will be required for an oral presentation during the summit. Abstracts must be submitted through the website using Easychair. You will be requested to create an account and follow the process as indicated. Templates and other instructions are included in the easychair platform. For further inquiries, please contact info@triplehelix.ae

Guidelines for submission of abstracts

  • All abstracts must be submitted in English
  • Abstracts must be submitted by the presenting author
  • The presenting author is required to be the corresponding author
  • The formatting of the abstract should follow the sequence:
  • Title of abstractThe title of the presentation should not exceed 15 words (Bold, align left, 11 point, Arial, single line spacing) 
  • Name of authors and affiliations - align left, 11 point, Arial, single line spacing) 
  • Name of the presenter (align left, 11 point, Arial, single line spacing) 
  • Type of presentation, select any one of these: Full academic paper, case study, Panel discussion, Poster, Sponsored session. 
  • Length: the abstract should not exceed 300 words). 
  • Content: you abstract is to include discussion of aims and relevance, methods, findings, and implications.
  • Formatting: Align left, 11 point, Arial, single line spacing
  • Submissions should be a Word document (version 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016).

The format suggested above is applicable to all presentations abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted under one of the following Summit themes:

  • The Role of Triple Helix in Transforming Nations into Knowledge-Based Economies
  • The Role of Triple Helix in Building a Sustainable Economy
  • The Role of Government and Public Policy in Developing Triple Helix Systems
  • Entrepreneurial University and its Engagement in the Triple Helix System
  • Smart Cities and Overcoming Security Challenges
  • Towards a More Effective Triple Helix Management and Partnership
  • Challenges for Effective Partnership and Interactions Among Triple Helix Actors

Guidelines for Presentations of Academic Papers

Oral presentation of academic paper & case study will be 20 minutes including Q&A.

Guidelines for Panel Sessions

Participants examine a topic followed by questions (90 minutes panel session). Proposals should include the following:

  • Topic
  • Chair and key participants / presenters
  • Key questions to be addressed by the presenters

Guidelines for Posters

On the acceptance of the poster, presenters are required to follow the following guidelines:

  • Maximum poster size is A0 (0.84 x 1.19m) (portrait orientation)
  • Minimize text and maximize illustrations including colourful graphs, charts, images and tables.
  • Text size should be readable
  • All poster papers will be disposed at the end of the summit unless the presenters remove in advance.

Guidelines for Practical Case Study

Please, adopt the following structure for the submission of Practical Case Study:

  • Case Title
  • Case geographical origin (country / region / city)
  • Case owner/s (name of the institution/s originating the practice, short profile)
  • Case track record (new practice or well routed: years of operations, origination of the idea, approved developmental steps, supporting decisions and investments, organizational commitments and activities)
  • Case references (publications, awards, conferences and workshops presentations, etc.)
  • Case impact Intangible: 
    • Who benefited from this practice?
    • What has changed/improved for them as a result of the adoption of this practice?
  • Tangible
    • Is there a positive financial/growth / societal impact on the involved organizations, resulting from the adoption of the practice?
  • Case transferability: Is the concerned practice transferable in other/different contexts or is it dependent and enabled by specific local / framework conditions?
  • Short description (1000 characters for the abstract – How would you like the case to be promoted and remembered?).

Guidelines for Academic Papers

On the acceptance of all abstracts, authors are invited to prepare a full academic paper, which will be considered for one of the publication opportunities after the end of the Summit.

  • Title
  • Authors (names, affiliations)
  • Abstract
  • Keywords (up to 6 keywords)
  • Main text (please, restrict your document to 14 pages for the full paper and adopt the formatting instructions from the template below).
  • References (Harvard style).

Academic Paper/ Case Study Submission Template