Conference Themes

  • Alliances, Teams & Networks
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Economies of Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Cognition
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneurial Growth & Performance
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship Education & Training
  • Family Business
  • Gender Issues in Entrepreneurship
  • High Technology Entrepreneurship/Incubators/
  • Technology/Technology Transfer
  • Human Resources Management in Entrepreneurship
  • Indigenous & Minority Entrepreneurship
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Creation
  • New Venture – Risk/Failure/Funding
  • Psychology of Entrepreneurship
  • Resource Acquisition
  • Public Policy for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Research Methods & Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sociology of Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable & Environmental Entrepreneurship
  • Other

You must choose at least one key word from the remaining following categories, and will be able to choose more than one.


  • Economics
  • Management/Strategy/Organisation
  • Psychology, Sociology


  • Conceptual
  • Quantitative
  • Qualitative

Level of Analysis:

  • Individual/Team
  • Venture/Firm
  • Industry/Region/Nation


  • Small/New independent Business
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business
  • High Tech/High Growth/High Potential Business


  • Venture Creation
  • Performance and Growth
  • Gender and Minority
  • Finance & Other Resourcing
  • Sustainability
  • International Business
  • Education/Training/Consultancy

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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