On November 22 and 23, 2018, De La Salle University will hold its sixth Innovation and Technology (DITECH) Fair. This year's fair takes the theme "Green Technologies → Social Impact", which highlights the importance of the economic and social impact of sustainable innovations generated from the research and creative activities of universities. The event will feature talks and panel discussions about the challenges in developing technology for social good, the social impact of creative arts design and technology, and the role of emerging technologies in social development. Paper presentations, exhibits, industry pitches, and research center pitches will also be held during the fair.
We invite researchers, inventors, creators, and innovators to submit full papers which show and/or encourage any of the following:
- The social impact of the inventive and creative activities of universities, industry, and government
- The social impact of emerging technology in the age of Industry 4.0
- Creative arts and technology towards social innovation
- Social entrepreneurship
- Innovation-conscious policy-making