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
- Doctoral students/students
- Consultants and advisers
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
- 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
- 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)