15th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning
29 - 30 November 2018, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Location of Conference

University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Welcome to ICICKM 2018

Welcome to ICICKM 2018

The International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management and Organisational Learning was established 15 years ago. It has been held in Australia, USA, Thailand, Canada, South Africa, to mention only a few of the countries who have hosted it.  ICICKM is generally attended by participants from more than 35 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management.



Conference Chair

Prof. Shaun Pather

Programme Chair

Dr. James Njenga

Dr. Carolien van den Berg

A personal message from the Conference Chair

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) looks forwards to welcoming you to the ICICKM 2018.   UWC is a vibrant, research-led and learning-focused university, whose campus community represent the diversity of the South Africa rainbow nation.  We are proud of our history as an academic institution that played a pivotal role in the struggle against apartheid.  Today UWC is ranked in the top tier of research universities in South Africa and continues to leverage its intellectual capacity to drive the ongoing transformation and development agenda of South Africa.

As the 2018 Conference Chair, I am looking forward to welcoming you to our beautiful campus.   The two days of the conference will comprise stimulating intellectual debate and robust discussion on Optimising Knowledge management as a driver for societal and organisational change:  Towards inclusion, integration and innovation.   We are also looking forward to your paper submissions in respect of the latter, as well as on an array of related issues which are indicated in the call for papers.

We also hope that you will decide to extend your stay in Cape Town, which has been voted many times over as one of the top 10 destinations in the world.  Our campus, is an easy 25 minute drive to the heart of Cape Town, and a mere 10 minutes away from the Cape Town International airport.  You will find yourself in easy reach of major tourist attractions including, our superb beaches, Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape Winelands and many more.

See you in November 2018!

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline18 May 2018Extended until 25 May 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance29 May 2018
Full paper due for review28 June 2018
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)06 September 2018
Earlybird registration closes20 September 2018
Final paper due (with any changes)04 October 2018
Final Author registration date25 October 2018

ICICKM Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities



ICICKM Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the ICICKM 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 ( 2048-9803) 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.


ICICKM Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ICICKM Conference and Journal Accreditations

Proceedings of the International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning are:

  • 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 on Google Scholar
  • listed on Google Book Search

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.