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Call for papers for European TRIZ Association TRIZ Futures 2006

| On 29, Mar 2006


International Scientific Committee
Prof. J. Duflou, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Prof. W. H. Elmaraghy, Univ. of Windsor, Canada
Prof. S. C.-Y. Lu, Univ. of Southern California, USA
Prof. G. Schuh, Aachen Univ. RWTH, Germany
Prof. G. Seliger, TUBerlin, Germany
Prof. M. Shpitalni, Technion, Israel
Prof. R. Teti, Univ.of Napels Frederico II, Italy
Prof. S. Tichkiewitch, Instit. Nat. Polyt. Grenoble, France
Prof. T. Tomiyama, TUDelft, Netherlands
Prof. K. Ueda, Univ of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. F.J.A.M.Van Houten, Univ of Twente, Netherlands
Prof. R. De Guio, INSA Strasbourg, France
Prof. D. Cavallucci, INSA Strasbourg, France
Prof. G. Cascini, Univ. of Florence, Italy
Prof. U. Cugini, Politech. of Milan, Italy
Prof. C. Rizzi, Univ. of Bergamo, Italy
Prof. N. Leon-Rovira, ITESM Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Prof. B. Bitzer, South Westphalia Uni.of Appl. Science, Germany
Prof. M. Ogot, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. R Tan, Hebei University of Technology, China
Prof. M. Sawaguchi, SANNO Institute of Management, Japan
Prof. K.-W. Lee, Korea Polytechnic University, South Corea
Dr. Ir. F. D’Hulster, Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Dr. Ir. W. Dewulf, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

TRIZ Future Conference 2006
creativity, quality and efficiency
building an innovation culture
Belgium, Kortrijk, 9-11 October 2006

Hosting ETRIA member Simon Dewulf – CREAX
Academic host Professor Joost Duflou – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Organisational host Lode De Geyter – Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen
The organising committee welcomes you to the TRIZ Future Conference
2006 in Kortrijk, a Belgian ‘Design City’ with many historic buildings, cosy
bars and restaurants. Besides the paper sessions, the program includes
two world leading industrial visits, a TRIZ award and a TRIZ innovation
museum, Belgian beer and chocolate tasting.
Conference topics
Papers are invited from prospective authors from industry, universities
and research institutes. Contributing papers can cover theoretical and
experimental TRIZ research as well as case studies. The conference
plans academic sessions, practitioner sessions , poster presentations
and presentation of TRIZ software tools. The conference language will be

The deadline for the submission of the abstracts (500 words) is
April 1st, 2006. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be
mailed by May 20th, 2006. Authors of accepted abstracts will be
sent the instructions for the preparation of the full papers. The
final deadline for the submission of full papers is June 1st, 2006.
please E-mail your abstract to

Preliminary program
Monday 9th October 2006
TRIZ tutorials (basic & advanced)
opening ceremony, keynotes, parallel sessions
poster presentations and innovation museum
Tuesday 10th October 2006
keynotes, parallel sessions, company visits
poster presentations and innovation museum
gala dinner, Belgian culinary delights
Wednesday 11th October 2006
keynotes, parallel sessions;
ETRIA global coordination group meeting

The conference will be held in the city of Kortrijk,
around the historical market place, located in the
centre. Kortrijk is located only 30 km from Lille
(France) and 90 km from Brussels Airport, and can
easily be reached by public transport. A list of
recommended hotels is available from the
conference website.

Contact Nadine Rits
Tel. +3257229480 Fax +32 57 22 94 81
further information and