19th European Conference on Knowledge Management

19th European Conference on Knowledge Management
6–7 September 2018, Padua, Italy

Location of Conference

 University of Padua, Italy


Welcome to ECKM 2018

ECKM is the longest running Academic KM Conference in Europe.

It has run in Universities in many cities around Europe, including: Barcelona, Paris, Lisbon, Dublin, Oxford, Glasgow, Aix-au-Province, Bled, Venice, Nice, and Belfast, to mention only a few. More than 2,000 academics ranging from Deans of Faculties and Schools to PhD candidates have previously attended. This is in addition to a growing following of people from business who have discovered ECKM as a great source of international networking.

The conference is generally attended by participants from more than 40 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of Knowledge Management. A number of journals including the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management publish the results of research presented at this conference. The conference hosts a PhD and Master colloquium and also a competition for the Best Case History describing a successful KM application.

ECKM 2018 is being held at the University of Padua, Italy

This Conference will host the final round of The 4th Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards.

ECKM Chairs

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Eleonora Di Maria

Dr. Enrico Scarso


ECKM Chairs

Programme Chair

Ettore Bolisani

A personal message from the Conference Chairs

After almost decade, we are pleased to have the European Conference on Knowledge Management back to the University of Padova. The 19th Edition of ECKM will be organized in collaboration between the Department of Economics and Management (DSEA) and the Department of Management and Engineering (DTG).

We warmly welcome you to this ancient but dynamic Town, and to our University, one of the oldest in the world, full of traditions but also oriented towards the future with a lively community of students and scholars. Our teams of researchers specializing in Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital are growing and well connected internationally. Join us and help us make this Conference a great success!

Eleonora Di Maria
Enrico Scarso
Ettore Bolisani

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline15 February 2018Extended until 2 March 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance26 February 2018
Full paper due for review05 April 2018
Notification of paper acceptance14 June 2018
Earlybird registration closes28 June 2018
Final paper due (with any changes)12 July 2018
Final author payment date02 August 2018
Excellence awards abstract submission25 March 2018
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance05 April 2018
Excellence awards full case history submission15 May 2018
Excellence awards finalists announced24 June 2018

ECKM Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities

ECKM Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the ECKM after the double-blind peer review process, will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The conference proceedings have an ISSN ( 2048-8963) and will be assigned an ISBN on publication.

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development an possible publication in the journals listed below. Note that journal editors are provided with the conference proceedings and will make selections if they feel work is appropriate and of sufficient quality for the journal. If invited to publish in a journal authors will be expected to develop the work by 40-50%, including a change of title and abstract. Individual journal procedures will need to be followed and there is no guarantee of publication.

ECKM Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings

Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM) are:

  • listed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science(WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
  • indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database
  • indexed by Compendex (EI) Engineering Information research citation database
  • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.
  • indexed by Google Books and Google Scholar
  • listed in the EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings
  • ranked B in the Australian Research Council ERA Conference List
  • Ranked by the Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers

Conference proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body, this process can take several months.