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Entrepreneurship in a Changing World –
Challenges and Responses

11th International Conference
Due to extraordinary situation with COVID-19 the conference is postponed from June to the beginning of September.
The actual dates will be announced later.

Albena, Varna, Bulgaria

The Conference
Call for Papers
Conference Team
Keynote Speakers
Conference Venue
Programme 2019
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The Scientific Committee


David Smallbone (Kingston University, United Kingdom)


Antti Haahti (University of Lapland, Finland)

Ken O’Neill (Ulster University, United Kingdom)

Frank Hoy (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, (MA), USA)

Alain Fayolle (EM Lyon Business School and Visiting Professor at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Robert B. Hisrich (College of Business Administration at Kent State University, USA)

J. Hanns Pichler (Austrian Institute for SMEs Research, Austria)

Andrew Burke (Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, Founding Editor of the International Review of Entrepreneurship)

Raymond Saner (Centre for Socio-Eco-Nomic Development, University of Basle, Switzerland)

Herbert Chan (Tsinghua University Science Park, Beijing, China)

Taki Fiti (Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, North Macedonia)

Igor Britchenko (Stanislaw Tarnowski State Higher Vocational School, Poland)

Tadeusz Popławski (Technical University of Bialystok, Poland)

László Vasa (Szent István University, Hungary)

Irina Kuzmina (Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Riga, Latvia) Rodrigo Varela (Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia)


The Conference Team

The conference is organized by the Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship (BAMDE),  the Institute of Entrepreneurship of the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) and the Economic Research Institute at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in partnership with the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB).

Conference Chair:                 Mitko Dimitrov

Conference Assistants:          Kostadin Kolarov, Maria Vasilska, Diana Dimitrova, Nedyalko Nestorov, Branimir Yordanov

If there are any questions in order to plan your visit,
please contact the Conference Secretariat:

Conference Secretariat

Institute of Entrepreneurship,
University of National and World Economy
1, 8th December Blvd.,
Hristo Botev Students Town,
1700 Sofia, Bulgaria
mobile: (+359 88) 8738132
(Kostadin Kolarov)


Alternative Contact

Economic Research Institute at
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

3, Aksakov Str.
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

phone: (+359 2) 8104019