Call For Participations


The 5th International Conference on Systematic Innovation (ICSI)

& the 4th Global Competition on Systematic Innovation (GCSI)


July 16-18, 2014, San Jose, California, USA

  Sponsor:           The Society of Systematic Innovation (SSI), 
  Co-organizers: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering,
San Jose State University

                             International TRIZ Association (MA TRIZ), and

                             Institute of Industrial Engineers, Silicon Valley Chapter


You are cordially invited to participate in the International Conference on Systematic Innovation (ICSI) and/or enjoy the presentations of the Global Competition on Systematic Innovation (GCSI). If you are interested in participation, please register on web or download registration form from the web.


Features of ICSI and GCSI include::


*** There are 4 Keynotes, 3 Tutorials, and one Open Tutorial provided by world-class innovation experts on leading edge innovation methods and technologies. Many systematic innovation experts from 15+ countries will present 61+ papers and teams from 7+ countries will present 25+ innovation projects, which passed the preliminary screening. This makes the events the most content-rich conference in the world in the areas of systematic innovation. This will be a great opportunity for you to network with experts of the field and learn great ideas from world-class innovation masters.

*** The first 50 paid international registrants will be offered a one-day free pre-conference scenic tour of San Francisco and the world-renowned Tech Museum of Innovation. Relatives and domestic participants can also join the tours at cost of USD 100/per person capacity permitting. Optional post-conference tours paid by participants are available.

*** Authors of Selected papers of ICSI will be invited to submit an extended version of full paper for review and potential publication in either Computers & Industrial Engineering, an internaional journal (SCI indexed with high impact factor) or the International Journal of Systematic Innovation.

*** GCSI is the world’s only exhibition/competition in the areas of TRIZ and Systematic innovation; it values not only results but also the process to generate the innovation. GCSI will have its final round of project competition presented in one of the special sessions of the ICSI conference. ICSI participants can attend the GCSI project presentations and demonstrations free of charge. The awards for best GCSI innovation projects total USD 8,000.

The Secretariat of ICSI & GCSI.

The Society of Systematic Innovation














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