We are looking forward to seeing you in Boston and would like to share some of the highlights to help you get the most out of the conference. Please note that all of the TIM sessions will take place in Boston Hynes Convention Center (BCC).


Pathways to Innovation PDW, 8:00AM – 10:30AM, Room 313

Researching Open Innovation PDW, 9:00AM – 12:00PM, Room 210

Disintermediation in Multi-sided Platforms PDW, 10:45AM – 12:45PM, Room 202


Competition & Cooperation to Face Radical Technological Changes PDW, 8:00AM – 11:00AM, Room 202

Distinguished Scholar Luncheon with Gautam Ahuja, 12:00PM – 1:30PM, Room 304

Lean Startups and Innovation Strategy PDW, 2:00PM – 4:30PM, Room 302

Advances in Patent Research PDW, 2:45PM – 5:15PM, Room 104


TIM Best Dissertation Presentations, 2:30PM – 3:30PM, Room 107

TIM Business Meeting, 5:30PM – 6:30PM, Room 208

TIM Social, 6:30PM – 8:00PM, Room 207


Tech Platforms’ Myth of Inclusion Drives Exclusion, 9:45AM – 11:15AM, Room 302, with a very special appearance by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty

Plenary on Emerging Technologies, 1:15PM – 2:45PM, Room 304

Open Source Software Development & Organizations, 4:45PM – 6:15PM, Room 302


New Ways of Funding Science and Innovation, 9:45AM – 11:15AM, Room 206

Coordinating Ecosystems in New Industries, 3:00PM – 4:30PM, Room

See you in Boston!

Rahul Kapoor TIM Program Chair