6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2018

5 - 6 March 2018, Washington DC, USA

Location of Conference

Co-hosted by: Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies and George Washington University.

Welcome to ICIE 2018

Welcome to ICIE 2018

The International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship was established 5 years ago and it has been held in South Africa, USA, Thailand, Canada and Malaysia. ICIE has been attended by participants from more than 30 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship.

In 2018 George Washington University and Georgetown University will be hosting the third Innovative Youth Incubator Awards.


ICIE Chairs

Conference C0-Chairs:

Denise Bedford

Elias Carayannis


A personal message from the Conference Chair

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE 2018) which we are hosting at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. ICIE  is returning to the USA and we hope to have both old and new colleagues join us there in 2018.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline14 August 2017
Notification of abstract acceptance25 August 2017
Full paper due for review02 October 2017
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)11 December 2017
Earlybird registration closes20 December 2017
Final paper due (with any changes)08 January 2018
Final Author registration date29 January 2018
Incubator Awards abstract submission11 September 2017
Incubator Awards notification of abstract acceptance22 September 2017
Incubator Awards full case history submission01 November 2017
Incubator Awards finalists announced18 December 2017

ICIE Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities



ICIE Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment.

Papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development and publication in:

ICIE Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ICIE Conference and Journal Accreditations

The ICIE conference proceedings have an ISSN (2049-6834) and will be issued an ISBN on publication. They are submitted on publication to:

  • indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
  • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK
  • listed in the EBSCO database
  • listed on the Proquest Database
  • listed on Google Book Search
  • listed on Google Schoolar

The Conference Proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body this process can take up to several months.