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POMS College of Product Innovation & Technology Management: First Conference 2006

College of Product Innovation & Technology Management Conference
2006 POMS - Boston University
2 May, 2006

We are pleased to announce that the first conference of the POMS College of Product Innovation and Technology Management (PI &TM) will take place in Boston on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at Boston University.

The registration form and a preliminary conference program are now available.

The conference will focus on the interface between academia and practice, across four sessions:

  • Product Portfolio Management
  • Distributed Product Development
  • Innovation & Technology Commercialization in High Growth/New Businesses
  • Process Improvement, Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning

Each session will feature a panel consisting of at least two industry speakers and three academic colleagues. More details of the PI &TM conference agenda will be forthcoming.

The PI &TM Conference will immediately follow the annual POMS conference and will be held at the Boston University School of Management (on Commonwealth Avenue, near Kenmore Square). The registration fee of $75 (for PI &TM College members) includes both breakfast and lunch. Preregistration is required. Deadline for receiving the registration form is 7 April. Seats are limited. They will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Simply fill out the registration form and either email it to POMS@UTDALLAS.EDU or mail/fax it to POMS office (address is on the form).

Board for POMS College of PI & TM

Ed Anderson (Texas), Janice Carrillo (Florida), Dilip Chhajed (Illinois), Cheryl Gaimon (Georgia Tech), Nitin Joglekar (Boston), Vish Krishnan (UC San Diego), Christoph Loch (INSEAD), Kamalini Ramdas (Darden), K. K. Sinha (Minnesota), Christian Terwiesch (Wharton), Stefan Thomke (Harvard).

Special event and local arrangements chair

Nitin Joglekar (


The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Located in the heart of Boston, the Hyatt Regency is just one block from Boston Common and adjacent to the Lafayette Corporate Center. It is the perfect location for visitors to experience all the city of Boston has to offer.

Hotel Room Rates: Special room rates have been worked out with the Hyatt Regency Boston. These special rates are $179.00 (single/double), $229.00 (triple) and $254.00 (quad).

Access the dedicated online reservation system for the POMS meeting.

Conference hotel details and photos

Information on overflow hotels (Posted 3/24/06).

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