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ODC annual conference 2022

"Organizing for Novelty"

October 27-28th, 2022


The Organizational Design Community is pleased to announce that the annual conference will be held virtually on October 27-28, 2022. The theme for this year’s conference is “Organizing for Novelty”. The co-organizers of the conference, Oliver Alexy and Isin Guler, have assembled a program that encompasses diverse approaches to issues of organizational design at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology. Confirmed speakers include Callen Anthony, Diane Burton, JP Eggers, Samer Faraj, Teppo Felin, Vibha Gaba, Jacqueline Kirtley, Elena Novelli, and Anita Woolley. Selected leading practitioners will also be sharing insights on their experiences with new forms of organizing. More details about the conference and registration will follow.


Oliver Alexy

Technical University of Munich

Isin Guler

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Speakers at the conference

Vibha Gaba

INSEAD, Singapore

Elena Novelli

Bayes Business School

Teppo Felin

Utah State University

Jacqueline Kirtley

Wharton University

Diane Burton

Cornell University

Anita Williams Woolley

Carnegie Mellon University

Samer Faraj

McGill University

Tentative program

Day 1 (Oct 27, 9am-12pm ET)

SESSION 1: Evolution, innovation, and org design | New insights on organizing for novelty

Keynote: Vibha Gaba, INSEAD

Research Showcase: Elena Novelli, Bayes Business School

Future Research: JP Eggers, NYU

SESSION 2: Organizing for novelty & novel ways of organizing | The view from practice (Participants TBA)

Day 2 (Oct 28, 9am-12pm ET)

SESSION 3: Experimentation | Novelty in, from, and like start-ups

Keynote: Teppo Felin, Utah State University

Research Showcase: Jacqueline Kirtley, Wharton

Future Research: Diane Burton, Cornell

SESSION 4: Technology in Organizations | What's next for innovation and organizing?

Keynote: Anita Woolley Williams, Carnegie Mellon University

Research Showcase: Callen Anthony, NYU

Future Research: Samer Faraj, McGill University

Join us

Membership in the community is open to any individual, firm, organization or institution with an interest in advancing the knowledge and practice of organization design and who wish to support and enhance ODC's mission.


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Organizational Design Community
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