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Submit a Manuscript to the Journal
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

For a Special Issue on
Digital Innovation and High-Quality Development

Abstract deadline
31 May 2022

Manuscript deadline
25 September 2022

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Sha, Yezhou, Capital University of Economics and Business
[email protected]

Xie, Weihong, Guangdong University of Technology
[email protected]

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Digital Innovation and High-Quality Development

International Conference on Digital Innovation and High-Quality Development

The Digital and Technological Revolution, including Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR), Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, deep learning and algorithm, robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), and automated decision-making systems, has entered the public discourse in many countries. In this new era of Digital Revolution, the world’s economies and societies has witnessed a massive undertaking of digital transformation, which further promotes and facilitates digital innovation.

Digital innovation refers to the application of digital technologies to implement a new or significantly improved product (good or service), process, marketing method, or organisational method. It helps improving efficiency and productivity of enterprises, and facilitating cost-saving. Through enabling interactions across borders with suppliers, customers and competitors, digital innovation has the potential to help attain a competitive advantage of the firms by transforming the organization to leverage existing core competences or develop new ones. Therefore, the consensus has become that digital innovation is inescapable for enterprises or organizations to stay competitive and achieve long-term success. And it created opportunities for high-quality development of the economy.

The conference organizing committee invites thought provoking research papers, case studies, and original articles focusing upon the theme of digital innovation and high-quality development.

Topics may include but not limited to:
Identification of digital innovation processes, practices and implementing strategies
Changes in business models and value creation driven by digital innovation
Impact of digital innovation on society
Factors enabling digital innovation
Governance for digital transformation and innovations
Digital platforms, entrepreneurship, and innovation ecosystems
Digital innovation and industrial revolution
Digital economy, technological innovation and high-quality development
Business environment optimization and digital innovation
Digital innovation and corporate behaviour

Keynote speaker
Mao, Jiye, Renmin University, China

Guest editors
Sha, Yezhou, Capital University of Economics and Business, China
Xie, Weihong, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Organising committee
Xie, Weihong, Guangdong University of Technology (Conference Chair), China
Chu, Chien-Chi, Foshan University, China
Wang, Zhong, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Ho, Kung-Cheng, Guangdong University of Finance and Economics, China
Chen, Conghui, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Li, Li, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Scientific committee
Wang, Shouyang, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Narayan, Paresh, Monash University, Australia
Mao, Jiye, Renmin University, China
Liu, Gang, Nankai University, China
Xiao, Jinghua, SunYatsen University, China
Liang, Qi, SunYatsen University, China
Zou, Hong, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Wang, Xiaowen, Lanzhou University, China
Zheng, Feihu, Beijing Normal University, China
Wu, Wenqing, Tianjin University, China
Li, Xiumin, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Wang, Zhong, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Wang, Ruyu, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Wang, Yongjian, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Pi, Yabin, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Conference
The conference will take place on 1st and 2nd July 2022, both online and onsite at Guangdong University of Technology. All papers presented at the conference will have a discussant assigned. Each presenter will have 30 minutes to present their paper including 10 minutes allocated for the discussions and questions. All presenting authors (at least one author per paper) need to register and pay the registration fee of USD 150 (or CNY 1000), which includes a hard copy of the conference programme booklet, conference proceedings, networking lunch and coffee break refreshments etc.

Publication opportunity
Papers presented at the conference are eligible to be considered for publication in a special issue of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (EMFT, ABS 2-star Journal, SSCI Journal: JCR Q2) with the theme on “Digital Innovation”. The submission portal will be open on 1st July until 25th September 2022. Authors who decide to submit their papers to the EMFT special issue are expected to pay the standard journal submission fee of USD 150. All papers will go through the journal's double blind review process following the journal’s review policy.

Note that paper acceptance by the conference is not a guarantee of publication in the special issue of EMFT. EMFT currently only accepts research papers from finance and economics perspective that have strong implications to the generalised emerging markets.

Submission Instructions

Conference submission
Authors are invited to submit their research papers (in English, and approximately 5,000 words) or extended abstract in PDF version to the conference. A copy of submission should email to [email protected] and [email protected]. Please write your email title as “2022 Guangdong-EMFT Submission”.

Post-Conference submission
Selected papers that present at the conference will be invited by the Guest Editors to submit to the special issue of EMFT. Please use ScholarOne manuscript system following the instructions for authors:

https://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?show=instructions&journalCode=mree20

Please choose your submission as “Regular Issue/Conference Paper”, and indicate the conference as “International Conference on Digital Innovation and High-Quality Development”.

Submissions and important dates
31st May 2022 Deadline for abstract/full paper submission to conference
1st -2nd July 2022 Conference event
25th September 2022 Submission Portal Close
December 2022 Expected Publication Date

Contact
For paper submission please send email to the Guest Editor Yezhou Sha: [email protected].
For conference arrangement and other general inquiry please contact Dr Li Li, Guangdong University of Technology. Email: [email protected]

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