Call for Papers Digital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Financing December 2-3, 2019, Valencia, Spain

Submission deadline: July 15, 2019

Conference’s Official Website

You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation at the International Conference on Digital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Financing (DIF-2019) that will take place on December 2-3, 2019 in Valencia. Valencia has a mix of old and new buildings, giving it a real special feel of its own. From medieval castles and towers to modernist and art deco architecture, from nice little shops to big shopping centres, Valencia has it all.


The DIF-2019, organized by Universitat Politècnica de València (ES), John Molson School of Business, (Concordia University, CA), University of Jilin (CN), will be an excellent networking opportunity for academics, doctoral students and practitioners to present new research results, and discuss current and challenging issues in their disciplines.


The main tracks of the conference are the following (non-exhaustive):

– Digital transformation, Strategy and Competitiveness of firms
– Digital Marketing
– Management of digital innovation and Organizational impacts
– Protection and development of digital innovations, Patents, Open innovation
– Digital Technologies
– Business model and Innovation
– Entrepreneurship / Intrapreneurship and Innovation
– Digital innovation and Knowledge management
– Dynamics and growth strategy of digital firms
– Human Resources and Digital
– E-learning, e-education and e-pedagogy
– Financing of digital innovations
– Electronic markets and Trading platforms
– FinTech and Alternative Finance (crowdfunding, P2P lending)
– Governance and Financing of High Tech firms
– Digital finance, money, banking, and insurance: Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Blockchain, future of payments, e-banking, e-finance, AssurTech…


Paper Submission Procedure

Interested contributors should submit preferably full papers in PDF files (in English or French), but extended abstracts (1,000 to 1,500 words) may also be considered if they show considerable promise, no later than July 15, 2019 through the conference website.


Important Date

  • Submission deadline: July 15, 2019
  • Notification of review results: 3 weeks after submission
  • Registration deadline: October 1, 2019
  • Conference event: December 2-3, 2019

Please visit our website for detailed information:


Publication Opportunities

We have established agreements with several academic journals. Authors wishing to submit their articles to these journals can do under the special issues or sections related to the DIF conference:


Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier (JCR Impact Factor (2017): 3.131; ISI, 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.226, Fnege & CNRS cat. 2)

Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, Taylor & Francis (JCR Impact Factor (2017): 1.419, ISI 5-Year Impact Factor:0.654, Scopus, Fnege cat. 3)

Journal of Organizational Change Management, Emerald insight (JCR Impact Factor (2017): 1.262, ISI 5-Year Impact Factor:1.491, Scopus, Fnege cat. 3)

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Publishers (Scopus, Fnege cat. 4)

Gestion 2000 (Fnege, Cat. 4)

– A scientific book will be also published


Best paper award


The “Best Paper Award” will be given to the studies which will be selected by the committee among the papers presented in DIF 2019 and applied for the award. The “Best Paper Awards” will be send to the European Journal of International Management, Inderscience Publishers (JCR Impact Factor (2017): 0,672, ISI 5-Year Impact Factor: 0.905) for evaluation.

Further Information

For queries, please contact the organizers at