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Call for papers about entrepreneurship and digital transformation

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University of Twente

November 14, 2018

Welcome to the University of Twente!

On behalf of the academic conference committee Peter van der Sijde (VU-Amsterdam), Aard Groen (University of Groningen & University of Twente), Gary Cook (University of Leeds), Rainer Harms (University of Twente) and the local organisers from the Dutch Center for KnowledgeIntensive Entrepreneurship / Department for Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Innovation Management (NIKOS-ESIM), we invite you to present your work at the HTSF conference 2019. At HTSF, researchers convene to discuss the current state of research on technology and science based entrepreneurship. A particular theme for this years’ conference will be on the interface of entrepreneurship and digital transformation of business, economy, and society. This conference will include key notes from academics and practitioners. We have normal sessions and early-stage challenge sessions. The early-stage challenge sessions are aimed to best support the development of early-stage research of young researchers.

Abstract submission deadline Feb. 15, 2019

Conference topic

We invite papers on themes relevant to technology and science entrepreneurship, business creation and growth, entrepreneurial ecosystems, social entrepreneurship, university-industry collaboration, and entrepreneurship education. Particular emphasis is given to papers on entrepreneurship and digital transformation of business, economy, and society. Please find more information on the following pages.

Conference time line

HTSF2019 begins with an early-arrival reception at the UPark Hotel, Sunday May 26, 1900- 2100h. Registration and a breakfast reception is Monday, May 27, 0800-1000. The festive conference dinner is on Monday, May 27, 1930 -. Sessions rejourn Tuesday May 28, 900. We close with an excursion Tuesday late afternoon.

The Venue

The conference will be held at the UPark Hotel on the University Twente Campus. This newly built campus hotel offers state-of-the-art conferencing and accommodation. We suggest to make your room reservation early in advance. Other options exist in town, but transportation must be organized yourself.

Fees

  • The fee covers conference material, early-arrival reception (May 26), breakfast reception (May 27), lunches, festive dinner, and excursion.
  • For both days, the conference fee for early birds is 475€ (before 13th April) and 575€ after that date, and 225€ for PhD students. PhD status needs to be shown with suitable documentation.
  • Payment will have to be made via the Conference webpage payment system (credit card).
  • Cancellations after May 2019 cannot be refunded.



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University of Twente

University of Twente is a university located in Enschede, Netherlands and partner of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU).