Aalto Service Factory provides also reminders for open call for papers and conferences in the area of services. You can find the listing of most recent call for papers and conferences here>>>
Currently open call for papers are about big data, service design and servitization (2):
2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2014)
The call for papers is for high-quality original research papers (including significant work-in-progress) in any aspect of Big Data with emphasis on 5Vs (Volume, Velocity, Variety, Value and Veracity) relevant to variety of data (scientific and engineering, social, sensor/IoT/IoE, and multimedia-audio, video, image, etc) that contribute to the Big Data challenges. This includes but is not limited to the following:
- Big Data Science and Foundations
- Big Data Infrastructure
- Big Data Management
- Big Data Search and Mining
- Big Data Security & Privacy
- Big Data Applications
Submission deadline: July 13, 2014.
The Design Journal Special Issue: Emerging issues in Service Design
The interest of this call for papers involves 1) research that significantly develops or challenges current service design practices to include and deal with contemporary issues or demands; 2) studies that explore disciplinary boundaries or integrate relevant theoretical theories or frameworks to advance the foundations of this field or to question its own nature; 3) research that critically investigates and discusses new service models and provisions representing desirable or emerging service futures.
Topics may include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Service Design and Ethics
- Service Design and Impact
- Service Design and Social Change
- Service Design and Complex Systems
- Service Design vs. Designing for Service
- Service Design and Policy Making
- Service Design & Design Management in the private and public sector
Submission deadline: August 1, 2014.
Industrial Marketing Management Special Issue: Servitization and Advanced Business Services as Levers for Competitiveness
The present call for papers welcomes contributions analyzing servitization issues in business and industrial markets from the following perspectives:
- Business Models
- Strategic and Managerial
Submission deadline: January 5, 2015.
Industrial Marketing Management Special Issue: De-Constructing the Assumptions behind Service-Led Growth in Product Firms
The purpose of this special issue is to promote and bring together assumption challenging research along five dimensions. Therefore contributions from these dimensions are welcomed:
- Multiple Strategic Positions
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Industries and Markets
- Theoretical Foundations
Submission deadline: April 1, 2015.