Call papers on living labs; ENoLL Summer School 2014

As a rather young and recent phenomenon, Living Labs create numerous challenges and issues to be tackled by both scholars and practitioners. It is necessary to add to both the theoretical and practical knowledge on Living Labs in order to advance the learning in this field. Within this call for papers, we welcome both conceptual and empirical papers.

Accepted contributions will be published in the proceedings of the 2014 ENoLL Summer School with an ISBN number.

The submitted papers focus preferably, but not exclusively, on the following topics:

  • Frameworks and paradigms for Living Labs
  • Impact of living labs: frameworks, measurement, best practice cases
  • Living Labs as open innovation networks and ecosystems
  • User-driven innovation in Living Labs / Bottom-up Living Labs
  • Failed Living Labs cases or initiatives
  • Living Labs for social innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and Living Labs
  • Living Labs and Future Internet (Research)
  • Living Labs domain specific cases (education, culture, AAL, environment, energy, food, logistics, mobility etc)
  • Urban Living Labs and their contribution to developing Future Internet enabled services in Smart Cities
  • Living Labs involved service design and user experience
  • Tools and methodologies for Living Labs
  • Impact assessment in Living Labs
  • Living Labs & Smart Cities

Format for full papers:

Use an article template: .doc (Word)  .odt (Open Document/OpenOffice)
Indicate if your submission has been previously published elsewhere. This is to ensure that we don’t infringe upon another publisher's copyright policy.
Do not send articles shorter than 1500 words or longer than 5000 words.
Include a 1 paragraph abstract that provides the key messages you will be presenting in the article.
References should be made according to APA-style and included at the end of the paper in alfabetical order.
Provide a 2-3 paragraph conclusion that summarizes the article's main points and leaves the reader with the most important messages.
Include a 75-150 word biography of the author(s).
Include 3-5 keywords.

Primary author must also submit a brief biography & photo (max. 100 words) with the paper.

Language: English

Submitted papers will be reviewed by referees assigned by the Scientific Steering Committee for acceptance or rejection.

By submitting your paper, you are hereby authorizing ENoLL to publish it in the 2014 Summer School proceedings which will take place in Amsterday in the first week of September.
Deadline: June 30th, 2014
Notification: July 20th, 2014

If you have further questions regarding this call for papers please do not hesitate to contact the ENoLL office;