We are now closed for submissions.
Thanks to all of you who submitted to ICSB 2012 in New Zealand.
We invite you to submit an abstract outlining your contribution to the conference, whether it is a presentation of a piece of research, a project you're working on, a workshop, or a symposium (panel). See the Submission Guidelines and Categories page for further information. There will also be a Doctoral Consortium. Concerning research, there are 18 tracks to which you can submit (please see below), including the first track which addresses the conference theme Leading from the edge: Through Collaboration, Creativity and Sustainability.
We are also keen to hear from you if you have a proposal for a workshop or a symposium (please contact Marco van Gelderen at firstname.lastname@example.org). You can also submit a contribution to one of the symposia that have been proposed.
Guidelines for all types of submission, and a link to our submission website can be found here: Submission Guidelines.
Notification of acceptance is within six weeks or by March 15, whichever is earlier.
Following the tradition of earlier ICSB conferences a wide range of tracks is offered. The 18 main tracks cover a comprehensive number of options – enough to allow for the interests of all attendees and speakers. Suitable topics, where relevant, are indicated under each main track heading. Teams of track leaders usually consist of one person from Australia or New Zealand, and one or more persons from the rest of the world.
Track 1: Leading from the Edge (Main Theme of the Conference)
Track 2: Indigenous Entrepreneurship
Track 3: Migrant and Ethnic Entrepreneurship
Track 4: Entrepreneurship Education, Training and Support
Track 5: Creativity and Innovation in SMEs
Track 6: Prosocial SMEs
Track 7: Social and Economic Development
Track 8: Small Business Management
Track 9: Small Business Cooperation
Track 10: Small Business Performance
Track 11: International Entrepreneurship
Track 12: Psychology of Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners
Track 13: New Venture Creation
Track 14: Family Business
Track 15: Corporate Entrepreneurship
Track 16: Research Methodology and Theory Development
Track 17: Female Entrepreneurship
All submissions are reviewed by the ICSB Programme Committee.
You are invited to submit the following types of presentation
See the submission guidelines page for further information.
1. Full paper presentation.
We welcome presentations of research. A full paper presentation means that you'll have 25-30 minutes presentation time (including Q&A), and that you're expected to submit a full paper by April 18. This full paper will be given out to all participants on a cd rom.
We also invite practitioner presentations (featuring projects you're working on).
2. Poster presentation.
4. Symposia (or panel).
You can propose a new symposium or submit a contribution to an existing proposal.
1 September 2011 - Online submission opens.
Acceptance notification within six weeks of submission.
15 February 2012 - Final deadline for abstract submission
15 March 2012 - Last date for acceptance notification
18 April 2012 - Deadline for full paper submission