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Entrepreneurship in a Changing World –
Challenges and Responses

11th International Conference
7 - 10 June 2020

Albena, Varna, Bulgaria

Programme 2016
Photos 2016
Photos 2016 - 2



Photos from the Seventh Conference - Part 1

The Conference Opening: Prof. Kiril Todorov, D.Sc., is sending greetings to the participants.


The Rector of the University of National and World Economy, Prof. Statty Stattev, welcomes the conference participants. From left to right: Prof. Kiril Todorov, Mr. Krasimir Stoychev, Deputy Mayor of Bourgas Municipality, Ms. Emiliya Malinova, Club of Young and Innovative Entrepreneur, Mr. Iliya Dzhingov, Deputy Mayor of Pomorie Municipality

Prof. Ken O’Neill, University of Ulster, United Kingdom, Doctor Honoris Cause of the UNWE, Past President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB) sends greetings to the participants on behalf of the both councils.


Conference participants.
In the foreground: Claudia Nunes Esposo (Brazil) and Roland Persson
entrepreneur from Sweden

Conference participants: Dr. Coralie Haller (France), Dr. Petra Jung Erceg (Germany),
Prof. Jan Degadt (Belgium), Prof. Herbert Chen (China)


Prof. David Smallbone, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University, London, UK, Past President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), keynote speaker.


Prof. Marc Cowling, Director of Research, Brighton Business School, University of Brighton, England, UK,
keynote speaker.


Prof. Rodrigo Varela, Director, Centro de Desarrollo del Espíritu Empresarial (Center for Entrepreneurship Development), Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia, keynote speaker.


Prof. Herbert Chen, COO, Tsinghua University Science Park (TusPark) – the biggest science park in the world, Beijing, China, keynote speaker.


Dr. Paolo Zaramella, CMC, senior consultant, Studio Centro Veneto, Italy, keynote speaker.


Prof. Andrew Burke, Dean & Chair of Business Studies, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin,
the University of Dublin, Ireland, Founding Editor of the International Review of Entrepreneurship (IRE),
keynote speaker


Mrs. Madi Sharma, Founder "Madi Group" – Make A Difference Ideas group of International Private and Social Enterprises. UK Member, Employers Group, European Economic and Social Committee, keynote speaker.


Prof. Kiril Todorov with Mr. Wu Wang, Chairman of TusPark (Shaanxi Province) and Mr. Meng Mei, founder and longtime head of TusPark (in the exhibition hall of Black Sea Gold Ltd., Pomorie).


Prof. Andrew Burke (Ireland), Prof. Marc Cowling (England), Prof. Jan Degadt (Belgium) and Dr. Djerdj Horvat (Germany) at front of the ancient Nessebar walls.


Part of the conference participants visiting the town of Nessebar.


Folklore evening


Folklore evening


Folklore evening


Seminar for Science Parks, Incubators and Clusters led by Prof. Herbert Chen.
On both sides of Prof. Chen: Mr. Willem Odendaal, Director (Western Cape, South Africa), SA Entrepreneurial Development Hub NPC, and Prof. Helmut Kohlert, Dean, Faculty of Management, Head, Institute of Marketing and Entrepreneurship,  Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany.



Prof. Kohlert presents the start-ups platform of Bosch Company, Germany.


Ms. Joanna Rudawska, Manager of Development Projects Department, Kielce Technology Park, Poland