Conference Scope

ICKM 2015 will be a flagship conference in the research area of knowledge management. It consists of the General Session and Organized Sessions on specialized themes, each of which is organized by a program committee. In addition, the conference will include invited speakers and keynote speakers. Researchers, practioners, graduate or undergraduate students and businesspersons are invited to participate in all aspects of the conference.

International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) provides researchers and practitioners from all over the world a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical and practical aspects of Knowledge Management.


Since the first ICKM was held in Singapore in 2004, subsequent conferences have been held in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A. (2005); Greenwich, London, U.K. (2006); Vienna, Austria (2007); Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. (2008); Hong Kong (2009); Pittsburgh, U.S.A (2010); Johannesburg, South Africa (2012); Montreal, Canada (2013); and Antalya, Turkey (2014).

Conference Topics

The following list provides examples of applicable topics, however, the list is not meant to exclude other applicable areas.

Innovation and the Knowledge Economy

  • Innovative Approaches to Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge in Innovation Processes
  • Knowledge Management and Business Model Innovation
  • Knowledge Management for Social Change and Innovation
  • Open Innovation
  • Ethical Issues in Knowledge Economy
  • Knowledge Workers
  • Operating in the Knowledge Economy
  • Ranking Knowledge Economies

Knowledge Management Tools and Technologies

  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Warehousing
  • Knowledge Management Taxonomies
  • Knowledge Relationship Discovery
  • Knowledge and Information Visualization
  • Emerging Web Technologies and Web 2.0 Tools
  • Knowledge Management and Game Theory
  • Mobile Technology
  • Semantic Technologies and Ontology
  • Social Networking Software
  • Wikis, Twitter, Blogs and Social Tagging Services

Competitive Intelligence

  • Collective Intelligence
  • Competitive Analysis Techniques
  • Competitive Intelligence Education
  • Competitive Intelligence Methodologies and Applications
  • Competitive Intelligence Organizational Models
  • Competitive Intelligence Tools
  • Competitive Strategies
  • Synergy between Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence

Collaboration, Knowledge Creation and Sharing

  • Collaborative ICT in the Knowledge Society
  • Communities of Practice
  • Knowledge Cafés
  • Knowledge Management and Collaboration
  • Knowledge Networks
  • Narratives, Stories and Anecdotes for Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge Management Strategies & Implementations

  • Creating Knowledge for Decision Making
  • Competitive Advantage of Knowledge Management
  • Evaluation of Knowledge Management
  • Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management
  • Inter-organizational Knowledge Flow
  • Just-in-Time Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Audits
  • Knowledge Management Models
  • Knowledge Management Strategy Formulation
  • Organisational Learning
  • Adaptation of Knowledge Management in different industries
  • Case studies of Knowledge Management Implementation
  • Interdisciplinary Research and Collaboration

Knowledge Management Education

  • Knowledge Management Concepts
  • Knowledge Management Curricula
  • Knowledge Management Philosophical Underpinnings
  • Knowledge Management Theories