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

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