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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

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Mission of the Conference

The Conference’s mission is to bring together professionals in the field, from research, teaching, practice and policy-makers to exchange opinions, problems and good practice in entrepreneurship to respond to the challenges of our changing world.

 

Who should attend this conference?

  • Researchers
  • Teachers/trainers
  • Doctoral students/students
  • Entrepreneurs/managers
  • Consultants and advisers
  • Policy-makers

Topics

General (panel) and specific (in sessions) topics will be discussed during the Conference. Among them will be:

  • Theories of Entrepreneurship: do they answer to the new challenges?
  • Factors of Entrepreneurial Success: should they alter in the new decade?
  • The Practice of Entrepreneurship: how it responds to the global challenges?
  • Responds to the Challenges in Different Entrepreneurial Contexts: Youth, Women, Family, Elders, Ethnic Minorities
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Art and Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Innovations and Technologies in Entrepreneurial Activities
  • Entrepreneurship Facing the Challenge of Digitalisation
  • Entrepreneurship in Support of Ecology and a Sustainable Environment
  • Government Policies and Programmes in Support of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Education and Training as Responds to World’s Challenges
  • Entrepreneurial Dimensions of Management, Finance, and Marketing

The above subtopics are indicative. The participants could also prepare presentations in allied or interdisciplinary areas.

The conference will contain a variety of other sessions including:

  • Round Table on ‘Research – Policy – Practice’ led by Prof. Ken O’Neill, Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development at Ulster University, UK, the first person in the UK to be awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion – Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Doctoral Workshop: How to Develop and Defend a Sound Doctoral Thesis led by Prof. David Smallbone, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom, Past President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB)