Karl Wennberg will deliver a keynote speech.

We are thrilled to announce that Karl Wennberg will deliver a keynote speech and co-chairing paper development workshops at the ACERE 2024 Conference!

Speaker Biography:

Karl Wennberg is a distinguished Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, renowned for his extensive contributions to entrepreneurship, organizational diversity, and innovation policy. With a wealth of experience and expertise, he brings a unique perspective to academia.

Karl Wennberg serves as a senior editor at Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and has previously held the role of field editor at the Journal of Business Venturing. Additionally, he has lent his expertise to special issue editing for prestigious journals like Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Strategic Management Journal.

His influential work has found its way into numerous esteemed publications, including Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Small Business Economics, Academy of Management Perspectives, Research Policy, Journal of Management, Long Range Planning, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and in 10 books.

We are honoured to have Karl Wennberg as a keynote speaker and workshop co-chair at ACERE 2024, where his insights and knowledge will undoubtedly enrich our conference and provide valuable guidance to our participants. Don’t miss the opportunity to engage with this distinguished scholar!

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