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Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy Forum (CADE 2022)

Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy
CADE 2022

Resilience, Sustainability, Responsibility, and Identity

Conference Programme
13th - 15th June 2022, Venice, Italy (Blended Format)

Venice, italy

Returning for its eighth year, CADE will be held between the 13th and 15th June 2022. After one year online due to COVID-19, CADE will return to Venice, Italy in a blended format, allowing participants to attend physically or virtually.

CADE aims to provide opportunities for academics and practitioners to share the latest research and practice on topics related to the research themes of Resilience, Sustainability, Responsibility, and Identity. Participants will be able to present in a friendly environment where emphasis is on discussion and development of the work presented. There are awards for best paper and best developmental paper with the latter being for ECRs and PhD students.

The conference proceedings will be published by the IET and will be available through the IET Digital Library and IEEE Xplore. The proceedings will be indexed through the major databases Scopus (Elsevier); Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics); ProQuest; NLM (US National Library of Medicine); and CrossRef.

Publications from the previous CADE Conference can be accessed through the links below:

The authors from CADE 2022 will be invited to submit to the special issue on "Resilience, Sustainability, and Identity in the Digital Age" in Strategic Change: Briefing in Entrepreneurial Finance. Please click here for the detailsLink opens in a new window.


CADE 2022 will be held at Combo in Venice, Italy. Combo is situated in the restored Ex Convento dei Crociferi, near Rialto Bridge and the Mercato del Pesce.

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Ex Convento dei Crociferi
Campo dei Gesuiti
Cannaregio, 4878
30121 – Venezia


Submission portal is available here.

Important Dates

Submission deadline: February 28th 2022 at 23:59 AoE (Anywhere on Earth)
Participants notified of review outcome: March 18th 2022
Participants required to submit mandatory changes/camera ready copy: April 15th 2022
Participants notified of final decision (acceptance/rejection): April 23rd 2022
Registration opens: April 23rd 2022
Registration closes: May 9th 2022

Final Programme Announced: May 16th 2022
CADE 2022: 13th-15th June, 2022

Registration Rates
Physical Participation:
  • Early bird registration: £225
  • Early bird PhD registration: £200
  • Standard registration: £300
  • PhD registration: £225
  • Partner lunch and dinner ticket: £150
Virtual Participation:
  • Early bird virtual registration: £60; £30 for developing nations*
  • Standard virtual registration: £90; £50 for developing nations*
  • PhD virtual registration: £75; £50 for early bird


Charge of Extra Pages: The papers longer than 6-page will be asked for £50 extra for each four pages, or the authors can reduce to fit in the page limit for acceptance.


The conference programme is hereLink opens in a new window.

Venice photo by Dorian Mongel on Unsplash
Partner Institutions
Social Media

Twitter hashtag: #CADE2022

Scientific Committee

General Chair:
Professor Carsten Maple (WMG, University of Warwick)


Professor Albrecht Fritzsche (Rabat Business School at the Université Internationale de Rabat)

Professor Roger Maull (INDEX, University of Exeter)

Professor Irene Ng (WMG, University of Warwick)

Professor Glenn Parry (CODE, University of Surrey)

Dr Jat Singh (University of Cambridge)

Program Chairs:

Dr Phil Davies (University of Reading)

Dr Zena Wood (University of Exeter)

Dr Phil Godsiff (University of Exeter)

Ugur Ilker Atmaca (WMG, University of Warwick)


For any enquiries, please contact the team at

cade at warwick dot ac dot uk

OR the Program Chairs at

philip dot davies at henley dot ac dot uk

z dot m dot wood2 at exeter dot ac dot uk

p dot j dot godsiff at exeter dot ac dot uk

ugur-ilker dot atmaca at warwick dot ac dot uk