ACERE 2019


  • Best Paper Award In Entrepreneurial Performance –
    New venture volatility and its consequences

    Alex Coad, Julian S Frankish, Erik Lundmark, David J Storey
    Sponsored by: The University of South AustraliaAn updated version is now published online: Lundmark, E., Coad, A., Frankish, J. & Storey, D. (2019). The liability of volatility and how it changes over time among new ventures. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
  • Best Paper Award In Personality & Sociodemographics –
    Social Purpose Business Intentions: Altruism as a double edged sword.
    Adele Feakes, Noel Lindsay, Chengli Shu, Edward Palmer
    Sponsored by: La Trobe University
  • Best Paper Award In Entrepreneurial Ecosystems –
    Developing a boundary view of the entrepreneurial ecosystem: Seeing the forest not just the trees
    Allan O’Connor, David Audretsch
    Sponsored by: Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
  • Best Qualitative Paper Award –
    Getting a Ticket to the Game: Becoming an entrepreneur amidst multiple demands
    Anna Jenkins, Paul Spee, Sara Ekberg
    Sponsored by: The University of Adelaide
  • Best Quantitative Paper Award –
    The Cross-Country Diffusion of Initial Coin Offerings: An Institutional Theory Perspective
    Cristiano Bellavitis, Tom Vanacker, Douglas Cumming
    Sponsored by: QUT Business School & University of Technology Sydney

Important Dates

Full paper submission deadline: 20 November

Educational Forum/Industry Forum Submission Deadline: 10 December

Application for Doctoral Consortium: 10 December

PDWs Submission Deadline: 10 December

Registration Early-Bird Price: 21 December


ACERE 2024 Program Schedule

Doctoral Consortium (Monday 5th February all day)

Paper Development Workshops (Tuesday 6th February – 9am – 3pm)

Educators/Industry Forum (Tuesday 6th February – 9am – 3pm)

Main Conference (Tuesday 6th (from 3:30 pm), Wednesday 7th (all day), Thursday 8th (all day) – Conference begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday 6th)

Social events

Welcome Drinks at The Old Clare Hotel, Tuesday 6th February, 5:30-7:00 PM

Gala Event and Awards at MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art)- Wednesday, 7th February, 6:30-10:30 PM

 Closing drinks at Aerial Conference Centre Thursday 8th February 5-6 PM


As a first-time participant and a new doctoral student just 6 months in, the conference has been extremely useful for me in terms of my own personal learning and in meeting new, liked-minded individuals. I would definitely encourage more of my friends to apply the conference in the future.

Participant in 2023 Edition of ACERE