Mission of the Conference
The Conference’s mission is to get together professionals in the field from science, teaching, practice and policy makers to exchange opinions, problems, solutions, good practices.
Who should attend this conference?
– Doctoral students/students
General (panel) and specific (in sessions) topics will be discussed during the Conference.
Among them will be:
– Theories of Entrepreneurship: roots and modern reflections
– The Successful Entrepreneurs Today: How they behave?
– The Practice of Entrepreneurship: Does it change over the years?
– Youth Entrepreneurship
– Women Entrepreneurship
– Art and Creative Entrepreneurship
– Corporate Entrepreneurship
– International Entrepreneurship
– Social Entrepreneurship
– Family Entrepreneurship
– Innovations and Innovative Entrepreneurship
– Technology-based Entrepreneurship
– Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Environment
– Entrepreneurship and Regional Development
– Entrepreneurship Support Policies and Programmes
– Entrepreneurship Education and Training
– Ethnic and Minority Entrepreneurship
– Entrepreneurial Management
– Entrepreneurial Finance
– Entrepreneurial Marketing and Networking
The above subtopics are indicative. The participants could also prepare presentations in close or interdisciplinary areas.
In the frame of the conference there will be organised:
• Round table ‘Science – Practice’ led by Prof. Ken O’Neill, Professor Emeritus of Entrepre- neurship and Small Business Development at University of Ulster, UK, the first person in the UK awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion – Lifetime Achievement Award and Mr. Michael Negel, Senator h.c., Chairman in the EPP for the SME trade commission, Managing Director (CEO), MCA Investment & Technologies GmbH, c/o SpeedLab GmbH, Germany.
As active participants in the Round table we will have young owners/representatives of start-up companies.
• Workshop: How to get published in renowned international journals; the do's and don'ts. Led by Prof. David Smallbone, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom, Past President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB).
• Meetings with institutions/policy-makers and firms.