Professor Danielle Logue to Join Keynote Panel Discussions at ACERE 2024!

Professor Danielle Logue is the Director of the Centre for Social Impact UNSW (CSI UNSW) and holds the esteemed position of Professor of Innovation and impact at UNSW Business School. Her research focuses on exploring the intersections of innovation and social impact within the business world.

Danielle’s extensive portfolio delves into a wide array of organization and management theories, shedding light on how enterprises and markets engage in social innovation processes. Her recent projects delve into groundbreaking topics such as impact investing, civic crowdfunding platforms, social stock exchanges, social impact bonds, and social enterprises.

Throughout her career, Danielle has led significant external research contracts, collaborating with organizations such as the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Social Services, and the Wayside Chapel. She has been recognized with an ARC DECRA and currently serves as a Chief Investigator on an ARC Discovery Project focused on impact investing markets and gender equality.

Professor Logue’s research has been published in esteemed journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Studies, and Human Relations. Her latest book, ‘Theories of Social Innovation,’ stands as a testament to her expertise in the field.

In addition to her research accomplishments, Danielle is currently a Senior Editor of Information & Organization and actively contributes to the editorial boards of Organization Studies and Journal of Management Inquiry. Her impressive background also includes serving as the Director of the Centre for Business & Sustainable Development and holding the position of Deputy Head (Engagement) at the UTS Business School.

Danielle’s academic journey has seen her in visiting positions at renowned institutions such as Judge Business School at Cambridge University, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford, IAE Business School in Argentina, and Stanford University. She completed her Doctorate of Philosophy and Master of Science at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Notably, Danielle Logue brings a wealth of professional experience in industry and innovation policy, business, and international development. Her past roles include contributions to organizations like the World Bank and Australian Federal and State Departments of Industry.

We are honored to have Professor Danielle Logue as a keynote speaker at ACERE 2024, where her expertise promises to enrich our conference discussions and inspire all attendees. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting event!

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