7-8 June 2023

In Forlì

Do you want to be updated on the latest business model research and participate in fruitful discussions and networking with other business model experts?
    
This year’s Business Model Conference will be located in Forlì at Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Department of Management. 
  
  

Call for Papers

Implementing Business Models and Business Models in Ecosystems

We encourage experts on business models (whether they are academics or corporates) to submit short paper proposals (max. 3000 words) about research, teaching, methodological issues, or concrete business cases. All types of research perspectives, theories and methods are welcome.
 
Deadline for Submissions: 1st of March 2023
      

Keynotes

Lorenzo Massa

Lorenzo Massa

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Yulia Snihur

Associate Professor
Yulia Snihur

TBS Education

Oliver Gassmann

Professor
Oliver Gassmann

University of St. Gallen

Switzerland

Bijan Khezri

CEO
Bijan Khezri

Marquard Media

Luca Gatti

Partner and Associate Director
Luca Gatti

Boston Consulting Group

Key topics

We welcome papers relating to all aspects of the field of business models for presentation and discussion. These may or may not be related to the conference theme. Potential areas of interest could be, but not limited to:

  • Business models and existing performance measurement models
  • How do new business models challenge control, management structures and incentive structures?
  • Dilemmas and paradoxes of performance measurement consequences relating to the performance of business models
  • Business model scalability
  • Disruptive business models
  • Business model archetypes, patterns and components
  • Business model creation, innovation and transformation, including aspects of facilitating change processes
  • Business model innovation
  • Business Models and Causal Ambiguity in Innovation Management
  • Business Model Innovation in Incumbent Firms – The Unanswered call from Practitioners
  • The connections between creativity and business model development
  • Gamification of business model innovation techniques
  • Sustainability perspectives on doing business and globalizing value chains
  • Business models and eco-systems
  • Roles and relationships within and among business models
  • Business models and high-tech ventures
  • Internationalization issues concerning business models
  • The sharing of value in business models between shareholders and other stakeholders

Deadlines

  • 1. Mar 2023

    Shortpaper Submission Deadline

    By this date you must have submitted your short paper for the conference through the submission system.

  • 14. Apr 2023

    Invitation letter request

    Please note that if you are in need of an invitation letter, we have a special procedure.

    NB! This refers ONLY to nationalities where an entry Visa must be obtained to enter the country.
    In this case, the attendee will be held responsible for applying for the Visa and any fee that may apply.

    To request the invitation letter, a paper submission, registration – and payment for conference must be completed by this date. In addition, we will need a copy of your passport.
    Accordingly, for whom this may concern, we will fast forward the notification of acceptance to meet the time constraint.

     

  • 1. May 2023

    Notification of acceptance

    If you have been accepted, you will be notified by this date at latest.

  • 15. May 2023

    Deadline for Author registration

    Final deadline to register for the conference, the Teaching Forum and PhD Track

  • 21. Jun 2023

    PhD Track

    PhD Track
    The special PhD track will take place ending with an Evening Dinner. 

    For more info on the PhD track click here

Admission prices

Regular ADMISSION


€400


  • Conference proceedings
  • Admittance to academic sessions
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Networking lunch, coffe and refreshments and 2 lunches
  • Optional Conference Dinner (+€60)
  • ... and a lot of new acquaintances

Regular + PHD Track


€460


  • Conference proceedings
  • Admittance to academic sessions
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Networking lunch, coffe and refreshments and 3 lunches
  • Optional Conference Dinner (+€60)
  • ... and a lot of new acquaintances

 

Only available for participants accepted in the PhD Workshop

Business Track


€ 1.400


  • The latest knowledge and research from leading international experts in the development of business models, focusing on Business Design, New Technologies, Sustainability and Servitization
  • Inspiration from frontrunners and business developers from the business world on how to implement new business models to take advantage of opportunities and meet market challenges
  • Opportunity to expand your network of leading international researchers and business people
  • Company visit to globally oriented company
  • Exclusive presentations, workshops and VIP catering

Conference
Chairs

Christian Nielsen

Christian Nielsen

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Scientific
Committee

Christian Nielsen

Christian Nielsen

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Lorenzo Massa

Lorenzo Massa

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Morten Lund

Morten Lund

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Petri Ahokangas

Petri Ahokangas

University of Oulu

Finland

Marco Montemari

Marco Montemari

Marche Polytechnic University

Italy

Robin Roslender

Robin Roslender

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Benoit Demil

Benoit Demil

University of Lille

France

Xavier Lecocq

Xavier Lecocq

University of Lille

France

Riccardo Silvi

Professor, organizer, host
Riccardo Silvi

University of Bologna, Forlì

Italy

Conference
Committee

Mette Hjorth Rasmussen

Mette Hjorth Rasmussen

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Morten Lund

Morten Lund

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Christian Nielsen

Christian Nielsen

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Lasse Steen Jensen

Lasse Steen Jensen

Aalborg University Business School

Denmark

Franco Visani

Professor
Franco Visani

Professor, Local Organizer, Host
University of Bologna, Forlì