ACERE 2021

ACERE2021 – the Australian Entrepreneurship Research Exchange – was organized in a virtual mode, with the standard format:

  • Entrepreneurship Educators Forum (whole day forum involving educators, researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders)
  • Doctoral Consortium (whole day workshop bringing together PhD students and senior top entrepreneurship scholars)
  • Paper Presentation Sessions (Authors presenting their papers with discussions)
  • Paper Development Sessions (Authors get developmental feedback from senior scholar in an interactive way)
  • Social activity (e.g., the Grand Social Thursday night with Per Davidsson’s Entrepreneurship Research Quiz)

We like to thank Prof Dean Shepherd, Prof. Michael Frese (Asia Business School), Prof. Per Davidsson (QUT), Dr. Anna Jenkins (University of Queensland), Prof. Justin Craig (Bond University), Dr. Baden Uren (Bond University), Prof. Rowena Barrett, AsProf. Marilyn Uy (Nanyang Technological University), AsProf. Paul Spee (University of Queensland), Dr. Scott Gordon, (University of Adelaide) and Dr. Frederik von Briel (University of Queensland) and many others for their support for this year’s ACERE.

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Entrepreneurship Educators Forum

Big thanks to Baden Uren, Bond University, and Rowena Barrett, QUT Entrepreneurship for organising this. Many schools, unis and entrepreneurs involved! Amazing to see what’s happening in Australia re Entrepreneurship Education in schools and unis, and how things evolve.

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission: 15 July to 15 September 2024 
  • Notification of acceptance to conference: 15 October 2024 
  • Full Paper Submission: 15 November 2024 
  • Final Full Paper Presentation Acceptance Notification: 15 December 2024 
  • Early Bird Registration: 15 December 2024 to 31 December 2024 
  • Late Registration: 1 January 2025 to 15 January 2025 
  • Conference Dates: 10-14 February 2025
  • Venue: Deakin University, Deakin Downtown   


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