Quantitative, qualitative and conceptual papers are welcome for the following theme tracks:

1. CONFERENCE THEME: Uncertainty and entrepreneurship
2. SPECIAL ISSUE THEME: Concepts & Facets of entrepreneurial diversity
3. Opportunity generation and early business development
4. Business models (growth, performance and internationalization)
5. Entrepreneurial finance for new and growing businesses
6. Human capital, social capital, and relational networks
7. Entrepreneurship education, learning, and knowledge dissemination
8. Policy, support systems and infrastructure
9. Critical perspectives on entrepreneurship
10. Methodological challenges and research methods
11. Minority entrepreneurship
12. Gender and copreneurship
13. Technology and knowledge-based entrepreneurship
14. Family business, succession and business transfer
15. Culture and community
16. Social entrepreneurship
17. Green and sustainable entrepreneurship
18. Corporate / intrapreneurship and strategizing
19. Creative and artisan industries
20. Rural enterprise, regional development and tourism


Special issue theme and awards

Papers submitted and accepted for the track "Concepts and Facets of Entrepreneurial Diversity” will be given developmental feedback for a voluntary subsequent submission to a special Issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing edited by Kerstin Ettl, Siegrun Brink, Silke Tegtmeier and Monder Ram
(submission deadline: 31 December 2019).

The J.M. Veciana Award for Young Researchers, the ISBJ Award for Challenging Conventional Wisdom and the Best Reviewer Award RENT 2019 will be given.

The conference organizers and ECSB are negotiating for more award prizes and also with a number of journals for fast track publication opportunities.