INVITATION AND CALL
The 14th International Conference
“TRIZfest-2018” will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on September 13-15, 2018
with a pre-conference tutorials day on September 12, 2018. The event is
organized by the International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ) in partnership with
New University Lisbon and local organizations in Portugal.
We invite everybody who is engaged
in TRIZ and Systematic Innovation research and development, who uses TRIZ,
as well as those who are interested in TRIZ and desire to meet TRIZ
professionals and learn more about TRIZ.
As usual, the conference
participants will have a chance to present their papers at the conference
podium. Those who are willing to make a presentation should first submit an
abstract of future paper. Once the abstract is accepted, the author and his
co-authors if any will be invited to submit a full paper. The papers will be
evaluated and the authors will be notified on the results of the review
process. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and
distributed during the first conference day.
Time between the presentation
sessions will be dedicated to networking and round tables.
The pre-conference day will feature
several tutorials on diverse subjects.
The last conference day will
include Level 5 (TRIZ Master) certification of TRIZ specialists.
On behalf of the Organizing
Committee, we invite you to submit one or two papers as the first author
(co-authorship is not limited) on the following topics:
Research and development of
TRIZ theories and methods.
Development of TRIZ tools for
Applications of TRIZ in
science, engineering, business, and social environments.
Innovation process with TRIZ.
TRIZ-based pedagogy, education
Case studies with TRIZ.
Integration of TRIZ with other
process, design, and innovation management methodologies.
We also invite papers on systematic
creativity, methods for automated inventing, and innovation management in
the dialog with TRIZ or any other topic related to TRIZ.
The conference papers should
present new, not published yet results and insights within one of the
Research: Accomplished research
results of an empirical or theoretical nature or work-in-progress where
authors desire and are willing to contribute extra feedback.
Development of Methods and
Tools: Presentation of new methods and tools or novel contributions to
the improvement of existing TRIZ methods and tools for practical use.
Case Studies: Cases of
successful application of TRIZ and TRIZ-related methods and tools with
Best Practices: Demonstrations
of significant successful business practices, applications, and
The deadline for submitting
abstracts: February 1, 2018
Notification of abstracts
acceptance: February 15, 2018
The deadline for submitting
full papers: June 1, 2018
Notification of full papers
acceptance: June 30, 2018
The deadline for submitting
final papers: August 15, 2018
WHAT TO SUBMIT
To express your intention to submit
a full paper and make presentation, first you have to submit an abstract of
your future paper. Your abstract will be evaluated and you will be informed
regarding an invitation to submit a fill paper for presentation. To submit
an abstract, author should use existing or create a new account at EasyChair
conference system and submit the abstract by the respective deadline date.
Only two submissions per author are permitted. There is no limit on
co-authoring or co-presenting.
The link to the EasyChair
conference website will be provided shortly. Please check this page in
For new information, please check this website
For general questions, please contact
Dr. Mark Barkan,
for paper-related questions please contact
We will provide further
information as it develops.
The 13th MATRIZ International Conference
“TRIZfest 2017” was held in Krakow, Poland, on September 14-16, 2017,
with a pre-conference tutorials day on September 13, 2017 which
included a number of tutorials on several subjects.
The event was organized by the
International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ) in
Novismo and a number of
government and business organizations of Poland.
As usual, the participants used a
chance to present their results and insights at the conference podium. This
time the conference provided the floor for 60 presentations by speakers from
18 countries to expose and discuss their results, ideas, hypotheses, and
challenges. Over 100 participants from 22 countries visited the event. The
conference proceedings book includes 62 peer-reviewed papers and is
available for free and open access, please check below.
The last conference day was allocated to Level 5 (TRIZ Master) certification and MATRIZ Congress.
New MATRIZ Board and a new MATRIZ President were elected.
Final Agenda of TRIZfest 2017 including tutorials
PRESENTATIONS AND AUTHORS
Paper Presentations and Authors
Download the full text of TRIZfest
2017 Proceedings book with 62 papers
Hotel Andel’s by the Vienna House
chain, is the conference venue:
Andel's by Vienna House Cracow
ul Pawia 3
- Dr. Mark Barkan, TRIZ Master, MATRIZ
Executive Director: The Organizing Committee Chair;
- Mr. Valeri Souchkov, TRIZ Master:
Chair of the Papers Review Committee;
- Dr. Yury Fedosov, TRIZ Master:
- Dr. Simon Litvin, TRIZ Master:
Chairman of the TRIZ Master Certification Council (TMCC);
- Mr. Przemysław Przytuła, NOVISMO: Polish
- Dr. Sergey Yatsunenko, Novismo: Polish
PAPERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
- Robert Adunka, Germany
- Dmitry Bakhturin, Russia
- Mark Barkan, USA
- Tiziana Bertoncelli, Germany
- Bohuslav Busov, Czech Republic
- Isak Bukhman, USA
- Marco Carvalho, Brazil
- Christoph Dobrusskin, The Netherlands
- Ellen Domb, USA
- Lorenzo Duroux, France
- Victor Fey, USA
- Naum Feygenson, Russia
- Oleg Feygenson, South Korea
- Barabara Gronauer, Germany
- Jürgen Hess, Germany
- Kai Hiltmann, Germany
- Sergei Ikovenko, USA
- Karl Koltze, Germany
- Len Kaplan, South Korea
- Tuomo Kassi, Finland
- Sergei Logvinov, Russia
- Pavel Livotov, Germany
- Alex Lyubomirskiy, USA
- Oliver Mayer, Germany
- Horst Naehler, Germany
- Toru Nakagawa, Japan
- Tanasak Pheunghua, Thailand
- Alexey Pinyayev, USA
- Valeriy Prushinskiy, USA
- Caterina Rizzi, Italy
- Manabu Sawaguchi, Japan
- Pascal Sire, France
- Valeri Souchkov, The Netherlands
- Yongwei Sun, People Republic of China
- Christian M. Thurnes, Germany
- Tom Vaneker, The Netherlands
- Teong San Yeoh, Malaysia
- Hongyul Yoon, South Korea