The overview program for DRUID17 can be downloaded here


The program is also available on the conference app DRUID17, downloadable free of charge on App Store and Google Play.


The conference app is up-to-date with all changes and cancellations. Compared to the pdf and print version of the program, current changes and cancellations are:



Session 4

The paper has been removed: STEFANO TASSELLI, PAOLA ZAPPA, ALESSANDRO LOMI: "Bridging with meaning: an empirical study of organizational vocabularies and communication networks in organizations"


New paper added: BERNARD DACHS, ANGELA JÄGER, STEFFEN KINKEL: “Bringing it all back home? Backshoring of manufacturing activities and the diffusion of Industry 4.0”


Session 5

The paper has been removed: STEFANIE PAKURA, HELENA MARIE-LUISE BÜHLER: "Green-tech start-ups and open innovation: a qualitative analysis"


Session 8

New discussant in stead of Olav Sorenson: Martin Kilduff


Session 14

The paper has been removed: ELISA OPERTI: "Tough on criminal wealth? exploring the link between organized crime asset confiscation and regional entrepreneurship”


Session 15

New chair in stead of Anders Krabbe: Maddalena Agnoli


Session 16

The paper has been removed: ELISA OPERTI, AMIT KUMAR: ”Why firms make errors in selecting technological opportunities?”


Session 20

New room: KMC 1-100, Commons


Session 23

New room: Tisch 200


Session 24

New room: Tisch UC-21


Session 25

New room: Tisch UC-24


Session 29

New discussant in stead of Ralf Wilden: Jeffrey Furman


Session 36

The paper by Anders Krabbe is cancelled.

New discussant in stead of Joel West: Chiara Franzoni


Session 37

Discussant in stead of Mario Vitale: Federica Brunetta


Session 38

Discussant in stead of Stefano Tasselli: Aleksandra Gregoric

New discussant in stead of Dinar Kale: Florian Taeube


Session 40

The paper by Laura Ramaciotti, Ugo Rizzo, Francesco Rentocchini is cancelled.


Session 73

New discusant in stead of Elisa Operti: Jesper Lindgaard Christensen


Session 75

New discussant in stead of Jan Hohberger: Heidi Kruger

New discussant in stead of Anu Wadhwa: Kristian Nielsen


Session 77

New discussant in stead of Eunkyung Park: Robert Seamans


Session 78

New chair: Annemarie Østergaard


Session 80

New paper added: ANU WADHWA, ISABEL MARIA BODAS FREITAS, MB SARKAR: "International diffusion of organizational practices: integrating the rational choice and institutional models"


Session 81

New paper added: EUNKUNG PARK, RAPHAEL MATEUS MARTINS: "Entrepreneurial ecosystem for technology start-ups in Nairobi: empirical analysis of Twitter networks of start-ups and support organizations"


Session 86 (new session)

Wednesday 3-4.30pm. Room: Tisch UC-5. Chair: Daniel Sands

IAN MCCARTHY, MARGARET DALZIEL, JON THOMAS: ”The drivers of value migration in the us pharmaceutical industry (1976- 2010)”
ROSSELLA SALANDRA: “Knowledge dissemination in clinical trials: exploring influences of institutional support and type of innovation on selective reporting”

Discussant: JOEL WEST