The R&D Management Conference Office has the role of helping the researchers’ community to design and hold academic conferences and events under the umbrella of the R&D Management brand. It aims to do this by promoting the conference platform worldwide, selecting conference hosts and providing helpful tools and support during the design and implementation of the events.
The R&D Management Conference Paris 2019 is organized with the support of MSH Paris Saclay, a CNRS research unit created in 2015. It has inherited the tradition of pluridisciplinary thinking promoted by Fernard Braudel who founded the first MSH in 1962. His project was to develop interdisciplinary research within the human and social sciences, building on the international fame of French experience in this field, in particular with the Annales school in the first half of the 20th century and structuralism in the second half.