The scientific committee invite you to submit your paper in various areas of Digital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Financing for a physical or on-line presentation at INSEEC U., Lyon Campus.

It invites contributions that will help to better assess, analyze, and theorize how digital innovations emerge and create value, how these innovations affect the structuring of markets and business models, how to implement and finance them, and its relationships with entrepreneurship.


Details of Paper Submission and Due Date

Interested contributors should submit preferably full papers in PDF files (in English or French), but extended abstracts (1,000 to 1,500 words) may also be considered if they show considerable promise through the conference website: NEW SUBMISSION.

DEADLINE : March 15, 2021

Early submissions are highly encouraged and decision (acceptance or rejection) on papers are made as soon as the peer-review is completed. No submission fee is required.

Submissions and presentations at the conference can be in English or French. 

*** Les sessions de la conférence seront en français ou en anglais. Vous pouvez donc soumettre vos résumés et articles en français ou en anglais ***


Non-exhaustive list of topics

- Impact of digital technologies (artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, IoT…) on people

- Impact of digital technologies (artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, IoT…) on processes

- Application of AI, Machine Learning, Big Data and Blockchain in Marketing, Strategy, Finance, Human Ressources, Tourism...

- Impact of Covid-19 on the digital innovation

- Management of digital innovation or IT systems

- Digital transformation, strategy and competitiveness of firms

- Business model and Innovation

- Digital innovation, open innovation and knowledge management

- Digital platforms and multisided markets

- Entrepreneurship / intrapreneurship and innovation

- Dynamics, growth strategy, and governance of digital firms

- Digital marketing

- Human resources, CSR and digital

- E-Government government & digital public services

- E-learning, e-education and e-pedagogy

- Financing of digital innovations and high- tech firms

- Electronic markets and trading platforms

- Digital innovation & tourism

- FinTech and Alternative Finance (crowdfunding and P2P lending)

- Digital finance, money, banking, and insurance: Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, future of payments, e-banking, e-finance, AssurTech...


Partner Scientific Association




Conference chairs: Pascal Montagnon & Eric Braune (INSEEC U. Research Center, FR), Jean-Michel Sahut (IDRAC, FR), Denis Schweizer (JMSB, CA), Yang Song (Jilin University, CN) 

Organizing committee: Pascal Montagnon, Eric Braune & Frédéric Aubrun (INSEEC U. Research Center, FR), Jean-Michel Sahut (IDRAC, FR), Scientific Association CREADIF



INSEEC U. Research Center, FR

John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, CA

University of Jilin, Faculty of Social Science, CN 







Journal of Business Research (SSCI, Scopus, Fnege 2)



Canadian Journal of Administrative Science (SSCI, Scopus, Fnege 3)



Gestion 2000 (Scopus, Fnege 4)



International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Scopus, Fnege 4)










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