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Next ETRIA Conference - 29th-31st Oct. 2018 at INSA Strasbourg, France

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ETRIA World Conference TRIZ Future 2017

"Bridging creativity in science, entrepreneurship, industry  and education"

October 4-6, 2017, Lappeenranta, FInland

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In this call:

  • Deadlines
  • Organizing Committee responsible persons
  • Instructions for authors (on abstracts)


  •  April 15, 2017: application to participate in the conference as an author (by submitting the abstract);
  • April 15, 2017: online abstract submission (to e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; until the special registration web-page is open)
  • April 15, 2017: suggestions for special sessions topics/round table meeting (upto 5 papers or participants group is needed)
  • May 15, 2017: Organizing Committee's invitation to present the full-text article;
  • July 1, 2017: submitting of the full-text paper and author's data;
  • August 15, 2017: Organizing Committee's notification of acceptance/rejection/required improvements.
  • August 25, 2017 is the closing date for making required improvements.
  • September 1, 2017: application to participate in the conference as a visitor (early registration organizing fee reduction is under consideration now)

Organizing Committee Responsible Persons:

  • Local Organizing Committee Co-Chairman: Dr. Kalle Elfvengren, Riitta Salminen (LUT, Finland).
  • Scientific Program Chairman: Prof. Leonid Chechurin (LUT, Finland and SPbSPU, Russia), Co-Chairman: Prof. Gaetano Cascini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Instructions for Authors:

Dear authors,

We are going to organize scientific and practitioner's tracks at TFC2017. The scientific contributions should contain new findings in TRIZ and other creativity support methods in the dialog with TRIZ, integration studies on TRIZ and well-documented examples of TRIZ application, reproducible experiments etc. The target audience for this track is research community, scientists as well as practicing experts who are interested in carefully proven findings.

Practitioner's contributions should present some valuable advice for the industry and business, case studies, essays on TRIZ application experience, recommendations, advice based on intensive practice, report on the project etc. The target audience for this track is the community of practitioners, engineers, consultants, teachers, who appreciate your sharing of practical experience and may use it.

All abstracts will be screened by the Scientific program committee. The invitation to present the full size paper will be sent to those abstracts that meet the scope of the conference. All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed by scientific and practitioner's reviewer boards. We have reached the principal agreement with Springer for publishing the selected papers as a stand-alone proceedings book.

Info for the authors of the TFC2016 in Wroclaw: the selected papers presented at the TFC2016 will be submitted for publication in a Springer book 2017 together with the papers of the TFC2017.

Papers not selected for the Springer volume will be published in the Journal of the European TRIZ Association.

General Requirements for Submitted Abstracts:

  • Abstracts should contain title, authors, problem statement and key findings.
  • Abstract size should not exceed 300 words volume. Font size and design are arbitrary. All abstracts must be in English.

Leonid Chechurin

Last Updated on Monday, 20 November 2017 19:25