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Jeanette Hvarregaard

DRUID Secretary


DRUID is associated with the journal Industry and Innovation, published by Routledge. Industry and Innovation is an international refereed journal presenting high-quality original scholarship of the dynamics of industries and innovation. Interdisciplinary in nature, Industry and Innovation is informed by, and contributes in turn to, advancing the theoretical frontier within economics, management, sociology, and economic geography. Currently in its 22nd year and with 8 annual issues, Industry and Innovation's 2014 5-year impact factor in Thomson Reuters' Social Science Citation Index was 1.094.

What is DRUID?

What is DRUID

What is DRUID?


Visuals from the DRUID 35th Celebration Conference 2013

June 17, 2013:

Welcome by Jonathan Warham
Welcome by Peter Maskell
Steven Klepper by Anita McGahan

Keynote by Wesley M. Cohen

Debate 1 on Strategy:
Moderator Michael S. Dahl
Motion: Let it be resolved that this conference believes that analyses based on conventional measures of financial performance lead to poor strategic decisions about innovative projects

Speaking for the motion: Sid Winter and Bruce Kogut
Speaking against the motion: Anita McGahan and Rebecca Henderson

June 18, 2013:

Keynote by Mary Benner

Debate 2 on Scientific Fraud:
Moderator Keld Laursen
Motion: Let it be resolved that this conference believes that the academic system is effective at self-policing, so that fraud and other research misconduct is kept to a minimum and reasearch integrity is maintained

Speaking for the motion: Julia I. Lane and Jeff Furman
Speaking against the motion: Dietmar Harhoff and Ben Martin

June 19, 2013:

Keynote by Diane Burton

Debate 3 on Systems of Innovation
Moderator: Mette P. Knudsen
: Let it be resolved that this conference believes that the systems of innovation approach is no longer a promising line of research

Speaking for the motion: Maryann Feldman and Ammon Salter
Speaking against the motion: Dan Breznitz and Martin Kenney

Closing the conference