These proceedings represent the work of researchers participating in the 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE 2018) which is being co-hosted by Georgetown University and George Washington University and is being held at The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) on 5-6 March 2018.
ICIE is a recognised event on the international research conferences calendar and provides a valuable platform for individuals to present their research findings, display their work in progress and discuss conceptual and empirical advances in the areas of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It provides an important opportunity for researchers and practitioners to come together to share their experiences of researching in this varied and expanding field.
The conference this year will be opened with a keynote presentation by Dr. Pawan Handa who has recently retired from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Pawan will be talking about “Sustainable Success - Essential Ingredients”. The second day of the conference will be opened by Dr Seema D. Iyer from University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business, speaking on “Impact of Neighborhood Context on Human Development and Innovation—Evidence from Baltimore’s Annual Vital Signs Report”.
With an initial submission of 182 abstracts, after the double blind, peer-review process there are 52 academic Research papers, 5 PhD Research, 1 Non-Academic and 4 Work in Progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent truly global research in the field, with contributions from Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, UK and USA.