2019 International Conference on Global Cultural and Creative Industries

——Industry-Academy Cooperation and the Opportunities in China

Call for Papers

As the ascendant sector of the 21st century, cultural and creative industries (CCIs) lead value-added economic development via innovation and creativity. Shanghai has become a cultural metropolis with global influence, taking a position to “unite and drive the Yangtze River Delta to engage with the world”. Statistics from the Shanghai municipal government show that city’s cultural and creative industries output in 2017 at 1043.3 billion RMB, accounting for more than 12% of the city's GDP. Shanghai's cultural and creative industries have become a dominant force driving the economy, piloting and underpinning the city’s further transformation and development.

About the Conference

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) has a long history of involvement with the global cultural and creative industries.The USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (hereinafter referred to as ICCI) of SJTU is partnering with the Yangtze River Delta International Cultural Industry Expo , to host the “2019 International Conference on Global Cooperation and Development of Cultural and Creative Industries”, to be held in Shanghai November 21-24, 2019, with the theme of “Industry-Academy Collaboration and Opportunities in China”. ICCI invites domestic and international academic, industry and policymaking experts to submit papers for and participate in the conference’s research segment. Writings selected by the conference’s academic committee – academic papers, industry reports, case studies – will be supported for publication in associated journals within and outside China, or will be published as formal conference proceedings. The event hopes to foster exploration of China’s cultural and creative industries, especially innovation in education; collaboration between industry and academy; cooperation between China and international partners; development of paths, models, representative cases and experiences for the industries.

The conference’s academic committee will be chaired by Ernest J. Wilson III. Professor Wilson is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was nominated by former President Bill Clinton to serve on the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s board (2000 to 2010), chairing it in 2010. He also served as dean of USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism from 2007 to 2017.

Submission Guidelines

Authors are kindly invited to submit their papers as per the schedule below,

•      Detailed Summary Due: 1 June 2019

•      Acceptance Notification: 30 June 2019

•      Full Text Due: 15 October 2019

•      Conference Dates: 21-24 November 2019

Papers are accepted either through the

online submission

or email at icci-conf@sjtu.edu.cn.

( docx/.pdf/Latex PDF file formats are accepted;The papers can be submitted either in Chinese or English)


The Academic Committee of the conference will selectively recommend outstanding academic papers, industrial research reports and case analysis to both domestic and international reputational journals that are the collaborators of the conference. The conference may also collect and publish an official collections of the selected papers.

Conference Tracks

1. How Cultural and Creative Industry Impacts Life: Research and Application

- Industry Case Study

- Art and Technology

- Animation, Game and Digital Technology

- Movies, Music and Other Cultural Markets

- Art, Artists and Art Market

- Digital Content of Radio, Film and Television

- Exhibition and Derivatives

- Museum

- Creative Ideas

- Finance and Investment

- Theme Park and Cultural Tourism

- Technical Strength of Production and Distribution

- Other related cultural and creative industries

2. Academic Research of Cultural and Creative Industry: Perspective and Methodology

- Comparative Study

- Discussion on Human Culture

- Data collection

- Historical Research Perspective

- Archives Research

3. Cultural and Creative Industry Drive Innovation in Education: Dialogue and Exploration

- What do we need to teach? How to teach?

- Lessons Learned from across the World Teaching Model

- Experience and Exploration of the Industry and Education Integration Model

4. Cultural and Creative Industry Leads the Future-Policies and Patterns

- Smart City

- International Exchange

- Coordination between Internationalization and Social Change

- Cultural Policy and Management

-Soft power

- Intellectual Property Rights


Emily HU: wu.hu@sjtu.edu.cn; 021-34205061