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We’ve missed you!  We need you!  The truth is, we’d really just love to see you again. We would like to invite you to a special CCSBE Homecoming event at the 2017 conference at Laval University this May.

As you may know, CCSBE is in the process of re- building its reach across Canada and we hosting a special  Homecoming Workshop and networking session at this year’s 2017 conference to share and discuss new initiatives to revitalize our organization. Your input, experience and perspective would be greatly valued as an important contribution to this dialogue and hence the special invitation.

We are very excited about the conference at Laval this year, and have a very special line up of speakers – two of whom are profiled below, with more to follow:

Dr. Heidi Neck (Babson College)

Heidi is a Jeffry Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson (and incoming President of USASBE), who teaches entrepreneurship at the MBA and executive levels. Her research interests include entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship inside organizations, and creative thinking. Neck is the lead author of Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice-Based Approach—a book written to help educators teach entrepreneurship in more experiential and engaging ways.

Dr. Ted Zoller (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Ted is a Senior Kauffman Fellow and T.W. Lewis Clinical Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Ted oversees the teaching and outreach programs of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UNC Kenan-Flagler. His research focuses on the role and structure of entrepreneurial networks and the interrelationships with investor syndicates. 

More exciting speakers to be announced soon.

IMPORTANT DATES
  • February 20th, 2017: Deadline for submission of proposals for academic paper abstracts, workshop sessions, and panel discussions:
  • March 10th, 2017: Deadline for early bird registration and payment
  • April 10th, 2017: Deadline for submission of full paper or final version of abstract

OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLICATION: in the CCSBE Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (JSBE) for full papers presented at the conference that meet peer review criteria as well as in a Special Issue of JSBE on the Globalization and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.

Contact CCSBE Conference Committee for Questions & More Information

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