Early bird registration deadline has been extended to the
April 19th, 2013

The Conference Gala Dinner for the 6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Regional Development will be held on Thursday June 20, 2013 at Beylerbeyi Palace.

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Dr. Lars Eklund,
Founder & Chairman of Scandinavian Competitiveness Group, based in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen is going to give a keynote speech titled: "Mediterra-nean Innovation Super Markets – Realised Through Innovation Competition".
Professor Soumodip Sarkar
of University of Evora, Portugal, is going to give a keynote speech titled: "Animal Farm: Social Entrepreneurship in an Integrated Framework".

Authors are invited to submit abstracts on the following topics:

Management of innovation in SMEs

Innovation processes in services

Innovative supply chains, network collaboration and joint ventures

Green innovation

Open innovation

Philosophy of innovation

Entrepreneurship in recession economies

Ethics and entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and SMEs competitiveness

Entrepreneurship and family enterprises

Corporate entrepreneurship

Women and entrepreneurship

Impact of culture on entrepreneurship

Cluster competitiveness

The role of technology in city competitiveness

University and regional development

Regional development strategies

Regional economic resilience through smart specialization

Evolution of entrepreneurship across different regions

Role of entrepreneurs in the innovation process

Innovation and city competitiveness

Role of metropolitan areas on innovation

Entrepreneurs and metropolitan areas

Competing regions through innovation and entrepreneurship

Promoting entrepreneurship and innovation for competitive regions

Regional competitiveness through entrepreneurship

Regional innovation strategies

Innovative cities and regions

Innovations for competitiveness of regions

Smart regions

Authors are also encouraged to submit papers in other related areas. The official language of the Conference is English.

Şehir Üniversitesi İşletme Bölümü
Şehir University Department of Management

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Host an ICEIRD Conference

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6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD)

Program Theme: Regional Economic Resilience through Innovation and Enterprise

June 20-21, 2013

Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish Airlines is the Official Airline of International Conference For Entrepreneurship Innovation and Regional Development 2013 and offers a special discounted rate for the international participants:

Up to 20% on Business Class
Up to 15% on Economy Class

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