Professor David Collings, Dublin City University, Ireland
Following on from the five previous highly successful Workshops on Talent Management that were held in Brussels in 2012 and 2013, Berlin in 2014, Valencia in 2015, and Copenhagen in 2016, this workshop is intended to continue providing a forum for academic debate on the rapidly growing field of talent management.
Talent Management has established itself as one of the key priorities for C-suite executives and HR professionals alike. However, HR professionals continue to struggle to deliver on the talent agenda. This workshop is designed to bring together leading and emerging scholars working from a range of disciplines in the area of talent management with the intention of developing theoretical and empirical work which can contribute to this rapidly emerging area of study.
To continue growing a forum for academic exchange of conceptual and empirical (qualitative or quantitative) research in the area of talent management. The workshop has a strong developmental focus and as such encourages research which may be in progress as well as completed research.
We invite papers from a wide range of disciplinary traditions that explore talent management issues from both theoretical and practical perspectives, and we encourage papers which are multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary in nature.
We welcome empirical papers from both qualitative and quantitative traditions. We would particularly welcome papers from regions and countries which have to date been underrepresented in debates on talent management.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:
To present a paper at the workshop, authors should submit
a 3 page abstract by
June 30, 2017 (extended deadline)
All submissions must be in English.
Please click HERE to submit ON LINE.
Notification of authors: as of July 11, 2017
The ISSN number for the workshop papers
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), which comprises several schools with an enduring history going back more than a century, is a public university devoted to the knowledge and practice of engineering, architecture, sciences and technology built on humanistic and social foundations.
A key aspect of the UPC is its impact on its area of influence through education, research and the transfer of research results to companies. The education it offers is of a high quality and covers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as continuing education courses designed to foster lifelong learning and retraining.
The UPC is a leading university in transferring the knowledge it generates to companies in order to promote innovation, business start-ups and patenting. As a technical university, it plays a crucial role in the production system and contributes decisively to regional balance with campuses in Barcelona, Castelldefels, Manresa, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Terrassa and Vilanova i la Geltrú.
Beyond our country, the UPC has academic and research alliances with other universities and with companies, corporations and institutions through networks and projects, some of which are international in scope. Our degrees are designed to respond to the needs of the labour market and to train people in leadership paradigms that aspire to making our environment more sustainable and more humane. We wish to build a university that serves society, a collective project that aims for a brighter future.
The UPC in rankings:
Academic Ranking of World Universities – Shanghai Ranking (2016)
QS World University Rankings by Subject (2016)
U-Ranking de las universidades españolas (2016)
Best Global Universities US News Rankings (2016)
Some data (2016):
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Arriving by plane:
Barcelona airport, with several terminals, is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as Barcelona-El Prat. Barcelona can also be reached by transport links from other regional airports, including Girona, Reus and Lleida -Alguaire.
Barcelona – El Prat terminals T1 and T2 (A, B and C): The terminals at Barcelona Airport are organised in terms of carriers and not according to the destination or place of origin.
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Arriving by train:
Barcelona has direct railway links with a number of important cities, including Paris, Zurich and Milan, and the high-speed train runs to Madrid, southern and eastern Spain.
Barcelona Sants Station is the city's main railway station and most trains departing and arriving in Barcelona stop here. The station is the terminus for the High-Speed Train and many Spanish and foreign destinations, suburban rail and trains to Barcelona Airport.
Getting around the city:
Barcelona and its metropolitan area have a wide range of public transport and sightseeing transport options. So, the best way to get around Barcelona is on public transport.
Public transport such as the metro is the most convenient way of getting around Barcelona. You can choose from the different tickets type.
The Workshop will take place in the premises of the fabulous modernist building
Cancellations made before September 13, 2017 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.
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