Keynote speakerIcek Ajzen is a social psychologist and professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He received his doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and is best known for his work, with Martin Fishbein, on the theory of planned behavior. Ajzen has been ranked the most influential individual scientist within social psychology in terms of cumulative research impact and, in 2013, received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. His research has been influential across diverse fields such as advertising, health psychology, and environmental psychology, and has been cited over 237,000 times.
GuestsAlan Carsrud is Visiting Research Professor at Åbo Akademi University. He previously was the Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship at Ryerson University in Toronto. He is widely published in entrepreneurship, family business, social and clinical psychology. He has nine books and over 225 research papers.
GuestsKelly G. Shaver is Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the College of Charleston. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, past Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, and a Justin Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Kelly’s previous appointments include the College of William & Mary, the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute in Stockholm, and the National Science Foundation.
GuestsFrancisco Linan is Full Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University, Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Cambridge, UK (part-time), and Associate Professor at Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. Researcher in the field of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intentions and entrepreneurship education. OECD specialist in inclusive entrepreneurship. Author of several publications in international academic journals. Associate Editor at JOCM, Editorial Board Member at IEMJ, JGER & IJMSIT.
GuestsMarco van Gelderen is a business psychologist specializing in entrepreneurship. Marco focuses his research as well as his teaching activities on individual level enterprising competencies. Examples of such competencies are generating ideas for opportunities, taking action, perseverance, networking, teamwork, and persuasion. He has developed several formats to study as well as practice these competencies, and conducts workshops and (short) courses in various countries and settings.
GuestsRobert Blackburn is the Associate Dean for Research, Kingston Business School; and Director of the Small Business Research Centre. His PhD involved an analysis of job generation and job quality in small firms drawing upon various theories of small firm strategy and development.he have since undertaken a range of analyses of small firms and entrepreneurship. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Small Business Journal. He hold various positions in the field of small business and entrepreneurship in the UK and internationally. He is Visiting Professor at Turku School of Economics, Finland.
GuestsDidier Chabaud is professor at Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne? He is actually the editor in chief in the main French journal in entrepreneurship "revue de l'entrepreneuriat".
GuestsScholar, educator, entrepreneur, ecosystem builder. Tries to find/support innovative solutions even if disruptive. Social media champion. How can I help you grow as an entrepreneurial scholar and educator?Senior Subject Matter Expert: OECD/EU HE Innovate, Entrepreneurship360. Chair, AoM Global Scholar Development Committee. Most-cited scholar forentrepreneurial intentions. Collaborates globally especially with junior scholars. New research on how to grow entrepreneurial ecosystems. And leading the push to apply both developmental psychology and neuroscience to entrepreneurial thinking.