Call for Papers

1st International Conference in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs (ICEIS), 3rd and 4th of November 2011

Ecole de Management de Normandie, Caen, France

Conference chairs: Dr Roland Condor and Dr Mine Karatas-Ozkan

Keynote speakers: Professor Alistair Anderson (Robert Gordon University, UK) and Alain Fayolle (EM Lyon, France)

Submission of papers: 31 July 2011

1st ICEIS seeks to provide an interdisciplinary and international platform for exchange of knowledge and ideas in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. We welcome participation and presentations by academics, policy makers, and practitioners. Academic papers which make empirical, theoretical or methodological contribution to our understanding in this field as well as experiences of policy makers and practitioners are invited to the conference.

If you are an academic, practitioner or policy maker participant, ICEIS welcomes three forms of submissions to regular streams:

  • Extended abstract: Customarily an extended abstract should be approximately 300 words including references. This form of submission is suitable for describing early research, practitioner ideas, experiences or policy initiatives in the field.
  • Developmental papers: These should be approximately 3000-5000 words, including references. This form of submission is suited for more developed ideas, initiatives and research projects.
  • Full papers: These are longer contributions less than 40 sides of A4 including references. This form of submission is more suited for completed research projects, policy and practice interventions.
Please see the conference website for the list of streams and making a submission:

All submissions to the ICEIS should be original pieces which were not published elsewhere in any other form. You need to register/create an account before you can submit a paper. Please follow the instructions under the ‘paper submission’  page of the website.

If you are a policy maker, practitioner or an academic and wish to participate to the conference without presenting a paper, you can proceed to registration page of the conference.

Stream chairs may organize the sessions in different ways. However, in general, paper presentations at the conference will be a maximum of 20 minutes long, with 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Data projectors will be available in each conference room.

All accepted papers and abstracts will be published only in a memory drive or CD, which will be distributed to conference delegates on the first day of the conference. Inclusion of accepted abstracts and papers in the memory drive is subject to author permissions. Unless authors express a written objection to publishing their papers, we will consider submission of papers as consent for publication in this electronic form. Please note that stream chairs may also have other publication plans. Please consult them for further information.

IMPORTANT NOTE: ICEIS Committee does not issue official invites to the conference. Stream leaders will send invites to the authors of accepted manuscripts and abstracts. Participants, who do not have accepted papers in the programme, can also attend the conference subject to paying the relevant conference fees.

Contact : Roland CONDOR
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