*Call for Papers* *2018 JPIM Research Forum **powered by PDMA* The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), host of the *Journal of Product Innovation Management* (JPIM), is announcing its annual research forum. The *JPIM Research Forum, *powered by PDMA, is a premier research conference and proud to highlight JPIM, the leading academic journal for research on new product development (NPD) and innovation management. *Submission Deadline*: *Friday, June 1, 2018* *Submission Decision: *Acceptance/Rejection decision made by July 6, 2018 *Submission Website*: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jpimrf2018 *Event*: *2018 JPIM Research Forum* powered by PDMA *Event Dates*: *November 3-4, 2018* *Location*: *Swissôtel, Chicago, Illinois USA* *Co-Chairs*: Prof. Sebastian Gurtner Prof. Haisu Zhang Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] *2018 JPIM Research Forum *will showcase: · Cutting-edge research presentations · ‘From the Editors’ – Publishing for impact at the *Journal of Product Innovation Management* (JPIM) · Special session for junior scholars in the area of innovation management · Exploration of emerging topics in NPD and innovation management · Dedicated session examining academic-industry collaborations · Other special session topics welcome! Co-chairs welcome submissions regarding all aspects of NPD and innovation management to this important event. Submissions from all academic areas and all regions of the world are welcome. A complete list of accepted submission types can be at *viewed* *here* <http://www.pdma.org/?page=18_conf_JPIM_RF> (or http://www.pdma.org/?page=18_conf_JPIM_RF). The *2018 JPIM Research Forum *offers the following awards, which will be presented at this event: · Best Paper · Best Student Paper · Best Reviewer · Best Poster Winners of the Best Paper and Best Student Paper receive feedback on their work regarding potential submission to the *Journal of Product Innovation Management* (JPIM) from Prof. Gloria Barczak, JPIM Editor-in-Chief. Manuscripts should be submitted via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=jpimrf2018. For complete details on submission guidelines, important dates and contact information, please visit *PDMA's website* <http://www.pdma.org/?page=18_conf_JPIM_RF> ( http://www.pdma.org/?page=18_conf_JPIM_RF). ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.