‘A global conference that crosses disciplines like no other’

The International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise came out of a larger conference on innovation and entrepreneurship that has been going on for more than a quarter of a century. The KIE Conference was borne out of a desire to emphasize the criticality of knowledge and creativity in innovation. The KIE Conference is a member of the World Education Fellowship, the world’s oldest international educational science learned society, has has held conferences in different location around the globe in the last decade.

So, what makes the KIE Conference different? There has been a number of annual international conferences on innovation, entrepreneurship (not enterprise) and knowledge transfer in recent years, but none has really attempted to provide a common, fertile global platform for practitioners and subject experts in the fields to cross-fertilise ideas and provide insights into emerging issues and challenges. The KIE Conference fills this gap. Add this to the KIE conference innovations – the seven in-filled events, E. Paul Torrance International Roundtable on Creative Thinking, Reisman Diagnostic Creativity Assessment Special Interest Group (RDCA SIG), the World Education Fellowship Annual Centenary Lecture, Global Comparative & International Education Forum Roundtable, Kaufman Family Research Symposium, Research Student Workshop, and Big Data Analytics & E-Business Symposium – the result is a truly global cross disciplines conference.

KIE International Advisory and Review Board


Knowledge-Education Expert Panel

Prof. Dr. Rajesh Arora

Prof David Turner, University of South Wales, UK

Prof Vusi Mncube, University of Fort Hare, South Africa 

Dr Pascal Lafont, Université de Paris-Est Créteil, France

Prof Gordon Ade-Ojo, University of Greenwich, UK

Prof Adeline du Toit, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof Jill Jameson, University of Greenwich, UK

Prof Patrick Ainley, University of Greenwich, UK

Prof Rajesh Arora, Tanishqa Quintessence Management Services, Mumbai, India

Prof Angelica Baylon, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific–Kamaya Point, Philippines


Creativity Expert Panel

Prof James Kaufman

Prof Fredricka Reisman, Drexel University, USA

Prof James Kaufman, University of Connecticut,  USA

Dr Larry Keiser, Drexel University, USA

Prof Gerard Puccio, Buffalo State University of New York, USA   

Dr Gavin Suss, College of Management Academic Studies, Israel

Innovation & Big Data Analytics Expert Panel

Dr Dominique Heger

Dr Appolo Tankeh, IBM, USA

Prof Ezendu Ariwa, University of Bedford, UK

Dr Dominique Heger, DHTechnologies & Data Analytica, USA

Prof Suzi Jarvis, University College Dublin, Ireland

Dr Alain Biem, Opera Solutions Inc, USA

Raj Datar, IBM, USA

Enterprise Expert Panel

Dr Sylvia van de Bunt

Dr Sylvia van de Bunt, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr Luka Powanga, Regis University, USA

Dr Ignatius Ekanem, Middlesex University, UK

Dr Guillermo Pérez-Bustamante, University of Oviedo, Spain

Prof Magnus Klofsten, Linkopings Universitet, Sweden

Dr Adel Qatawneh, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan



The International Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise (KIE Conference) is organised by the International Journal of Knowledge, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (www.ijkie.org) and the Academy of Innovation and Management (www.acadim.org). The KIE Conference is an affiliate Society of the World Education Fellowship International. WEFI was founded in 1921 and enjoys the status of a UN non-governmental organisation. The World Education Fellowship is a Registered Educational Charity Reg. No. 314112.

In partnership with:

DHTechnologies  & Data Analytic  & The World Education Fellowship & Academy of Innovation and Management London