Innovations in KM Practices







About the school

About the speakers


Time and place








When: June 10 – 11, 2017


Where:  GSOM SPbU,  Volkhovskiy Pereulok, 3


The event is recommended for:  Master students, PhD students, young researchers


Language:  English


Terms of participation: Application for participation is required



 About the school

On June 10-11, 2017 summer school for young researchers “Innovations in KM Practices” will be held


School for young researchers “Innovations in KM Practices” includes lectures, seminars, panel discussions and workshops by leading Russian and foreign researchers.



The School covers includes the following topics:

  • new knowledge modelling methods;
  • modern knowledge management tools;
  • best KM practices in specific domains.



Application for participation in the School is presented in .doc file in English and includes the following sections:

  • short biography of the researcher;
  • list of published works (if there are any);
  • summary of the current research (500 - 700 words, stating the purpose, novelty, methodology of the research and obtained or planned results).



Submission of applications – May 20, 2017


Notification of application acceptance – May 25, 2017



Participation in School – free of charge.


Certificates of attendance for active participants.


Research School “Innovations in KM Practices” is held as part of the project “Innovations in Company Knowledge Management: Typology, Methodology and Recommendations (INNOVARRA)” conducted with financial support from Russian Science Foundation grant (project No. 15-18-30048).  



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 About the speakers


« The alliance of knowledge engineering and knowledge management allows you to move from lengthy conversations about knowledge management to effective practices. »

Tatiana A. Gavrilova


GSOM SPbU, Russia


Tatiana A. Gavrilova – Professor, Head of Information Technologies in Management Department, GSOM SPbU.


Professor Tatiana A. Gavrilova focuses on the following topics in her research: Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Management, Ontologies for Teaching and Management, ICT in Blended Education. She has published more than 180 papers and publications, including books, textbooks, articles in academic and professional journals.



Professor Tatiana A. Gavrilova  is the head of the research team  of the project “Innovations in Company Knowledge Management: Typology, Methodology and Recommendations (INNOVARRA)”.





Dmitry V. Kudryavtsev


GSOM SPbU, Russia


Dmitry Kudryavtsev – Associate Professor, Information Technologies in Management Department, GSOM SPbU.

His research interests include enterprise architecture management, enterprise engineering, knowledge engineering, knowledge management and management information systems. Associate Professor Dmitry Kudryavtsev is the author of more than 50 academic papers and publications.



Giovanni Schiuma


University of Basilicata, Italy


Giovanni Schiuma – Professor of Innovation Management at University of Basilicata (Italy) and visiting Professor of Arts Based Management at University of the Arts London, where he founded and directed from 2013 to 2015 the Innovation Insights Hub. He served as Vice-Mayor and deputy mayor for economic development, strategic planning and innovation of Matera city, European Cultural Capital 2019. As a high international academic he is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in the arts in business and strategic knowledge management. Giovanni has held visiting teaching and research appointments around the world. He serves as Chief-Editor of the journal “Knowledge Management Research and Practice” and as Co-Editor in Chief of the international journal “Measuring Business Excellence”. Giovanni chairs the International Forum on Knowledge Assets Dynamics. Currently, he is the scientific director of the Creative Lenses project financed by the program Creative Europe with the scope of Innovating Business Models of cultural and arts organisations.

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Macquarie university, Australia


Prof. James Guthrie, Distinguished Professor of Accounting, Department of Accounting & Corporate Governance, Macquarie University. Also is Head of Academic Relations at the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Joint founding editor of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal ranked in the top 10 in the world by Goggle Scholar, member of 20 editorial boards. Current fractional professor at Macquarie and Bologna universities. Visiting Professor in Sweden, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland and England. James has published 180 articles and 45 chapters in books. He has over 15,000 citations to his work as measured by Goggle Scholar.

In the international arena on this topic area, Professor Guthrie has been actively involved with the OECD, European and wider academic communities. From advisory work for the OECD dating back to 1998.








School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA


Dr. Elias G. Carayannis is Full Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, European Union Research Center, (EURC) at the School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Carayannis' teaching and research activities focus on the areas of strategic Government-University-Industry R&D partnerships, technology road-mapping, technology transfer and commercialization, international science and technology policy, technological entrepreneurship and regional economic development.

Dr. Carayannis has several publications in both academic and practitioner journals, including IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, Research Policy, Journal of R&D Management, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Technovation, Journal of Technology Transfer, Engineering Management Journal, Journal of Growth and Change, Review of Regional Studies, International Journal of Global Energy Issues, International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Le Progres Technique, and Focus on Change Management. He has also published more than twenty books to date on science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship with Springer, CRC Press, Praeger/Greenwood, Palgrave/MacMillan and Edward Elgar, and has several more projects under contract.


He is Editor-in-Chief of the Emerald Journal of Knowledge Management, Edward Elgar Book Series on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship; the Springer Book Series on Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management; the Palgrave MacMillan Book Series on Democracy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Growth (DIE4Growth), the Springer Book Series on Arts, Research, Innovation and Society (ARIS), the Emerald Book Series on Innovation Technology and Education for Growth (ITE4Growth), the Springer Journal of the Knowledge Economy; the Springer Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Systems View Across Time and Space and the IGI International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development; Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development and on the Editorial Boards of several academic journals.


He has consulted for a wide variety technology-driven organizations in both government and the private sector, including the World Bank, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the US Agency for International Development, IKED, the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Technology Program, the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM), the USN CNO Office, Sandia National Laboratories' New Technological Ventures Initiative, the General Electric Corporate Training & Development Center, Cowen & Co, First Albany International, Entreprises Importfab, and others. He is fluent in English, French, German, Greek, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.




George Tovstiga


EDHEC Business School, France


George Tovstiga is Professor of Strategy at EDHEC Business School (Paris, France) and Guest Lecturer at GSOM (St. Petersburg University). A dual national of Canada and Germany, his research and teaching focus on competitive strategy and strategic innovation. He has published widely on these topics. Aside from his academic activities Tovstiga regularly consults multinational corporations in the areas of strategy, innovation and technology management, as well as high-tech start-ups in his role as member of the board of the TechnoparkR Zurich - one of Europe's leading high-tech science and innovation establishments. Tovstiga holds a doctorate (Dr. sc. techn. ETH) in Engineering Sciences from the ETH Zurich (Switzerland).



 Time and place



When: June 10 – 11, 2017


Where: GSOM SPbU, downtown campus (Volkhovskiy,3)



 Have questions?

Anna Menshikova

Head of Research Projects Department


Tel.: (812) 323 84 53