Preface to Conference Proceedings: 21st European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM)

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    These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 21st European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM 2020), hosted by Coventry University, UK on 2–4 December 2020. The Conference Chair is Professor Alexeis Garcia-Perez and the Programme Chair is Professor Lyndon Simkin, both from Coventry University, UK.

    ECKM is now a well-established event on the academic research calendar and now in its 21st year the key aim remains the opportunity for participants to share ideas and meet the people who hold them. The conference was due to be held at by Coventry University, UK but due to the global Covid-19 pandemic it was moved online to be held as a virtual event. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting two days. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.

    The opening keynote presentation is given by Donald Hislop, Professor in the Sociology of Work and Technology, University of Aberdeen, UK, on the topic of The Future of Knowledge Management in an uncertain world. There will be an afternoon Keynote presentation given by Constantin Bratianu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania on the topic of Knowledge Strategies.
    The second day of the conference will open with an address by Klaus North, Professor of International Management at Wiesbaden Business School, Germany, who will talk about The future of knowledge work in the digital economy.

    With an initial submission of 259 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 101 Academic research papers, 6 PhD research papers, 2 Masters Research papers and 5 work-in-progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from Australia; Austria; Bahrain; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; China; Colombia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Ecuador; Egypt; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia; Malaysia; Morocco; Netherlands; Northern Cyprus; Northern Ireland; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Slovakia; South Africa; Spain; Sultanate of Oman; Switzerland; Uganda; UK; USA and Vietnam.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)VIII
    Number of pages1
    JournalProceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2020
    EventThe 21st European Conference on Knowledge Management - virtual, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Duration: 2 Dec 20202 Dec 2020


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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Information Systems and Management
    • Management Science and Operations Research


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