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Entrepreneurship in a Changing World –
Challenges and Responses

11th International Conference
7 - 10 June 2020

Albena, Varna, Bulgaria

Programme 2014
Photos 2014



Photos from the Sixth Conference - 2014

Opening of the Conference

Left to right: HE Mr. Temirtai Izbastin, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Bulgaria, Prof. Kiril Todorov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship (BAMDE), Vice President of Bulgaria of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB), Head of Chair of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship Development at the University of National and World Economy, Prof. Robert D. Hisrich, Director of the Center for Global entrepreneurship, Thunderbird School of global Management, USA, and Prof. Ken O'Neill, Professor Emeritus at the University of Ulster, ex-president of the International Council for small Business (ICSB), the first holder of the Queen’s Award for Life-long Contribution to entrepreneurship education.


Participants in the plenary session of the conference


Participants in the plenary session of the conference. In the foreground, from left to right: Representative of DSK Bank, participants from Finland, Hungary, Italy, Serbia.


Prof. Robert D. Hisrich


Prof. Robert D. Hisrich and Prof. Ken O'Neill


Dr. Mark Potts (lecturer and consultant, Michigan), Joseph Affholter (innovative entrepreneur, California), and Paolo Zaramella (Consultant, Italy) in a discussion about the business environment for innovative companies


Moderators of the Round Table (the "science - education - practice" link): Mr. Joseph Affholter, Prof. Kiril Todorov, Prof. Ken O'Neill and Prof. Robert D. Hisrich


In the foreground: students at the UNWE, members of the Club of Young and Innovative Entrepreneur


Dr. Renaud Redien-Collot, deputy director of the Novancia Business School of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry receiving the award for best paper and presentation by Prof. Kiril Todorov, Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee


Reflections from the Gala Dinner - best dance couples: above - Claudia Nunes Espozo (Brazil) and Prof. Robert Hisrich (USA); below - Dr. Renaud Redien-Collot (France) and Dr. Maria Vasilska (Bulgaria)



Participants in the conference before the folklore evening


Dr. Kajia Arhio (Finland) and Prof. Robert Hisrich during a yacht tour