Outline Programme 2017

Outline Programme
Day One – Wednesday 8th November
Day Two – Thursday 9th November

Tuesday 7th November 2017
Ulster University

Doctoral Day kindly sponsored by Ulster University, Belfast City Campus

0930                                       Doctoral Day Registration

1030 – 1630                            Doctoral Day

1900                                       Welcome Reception, Europa Hotel, Belfast
Welcome: Rt Hon, the Lord Mayor, Councillor Nuala McAllister

ISBE 2017: Day One
Wednesday 8th November 2017
Europa Hotel, Belfast

0900                                         Welcome & Keynote Session

Professor Pauric McGowan, ISBE President & Ulster University
Professor Paddy Nixon, Vice-Chancellor & President, Ulster University
Lisa Toland, Head of Economic Initiatives and International Relations, Belfast City Council

Professor Barbara J. Orser, Deloitte Professor in the Management of Growth Enterprises,
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa (Canada)
Professor Neil Gibson, Chief Economist, EY (Ireland)

1030                                         Morning break

1100                                         Parallel session 1

1230                                         Lunch (including the following additional events)

–  Entrepreneurship Policy Workshop (Grand Four)
–  Strategic Entrepreneurial Leadership Workshop (Amsterdam One)
–  Annual General Meetings of ISBE Special Interest Groups
–  SIG AGM: Enterprise Studies Network (Dublin Two)
–  SIG AGM: Family Business (Copenhagen Two)
–  SIG AGM: Rural Enterprise Network (Library Bar)
–  SIG AGM: Social & Sustainable Enterprise (Copenhagen One)
–  Developmental meeting for IJEBR (Dublin One)

1400                                         Parallel session 2, including

Gender & Enterprise Webinar: Conquering borders – Gender, Entrepreneurship and Prosperity

40th anniversary seminar: New and Small Firm performance within and across borders

1530                                         Afternoon break
                                                 SAGE Publishing – New Books Launch at the SAGE exhibition stand
                                                 Exploring Entrepreneurship, 2nd Edition by Richard Blundel, Nigel Lockett &                                                                          Catherine Wang and The Business of Innovation by Jay Mitra

1600                                         40th Anniversary Plenary Session
Renewing Bridges and Building Communities – Entrepreneurship and new positions in applied engagement and research

1700                                         End

1930                                         Gala Dinner & Annual ISBE Awards, Titanic Belfast

Gala Dinner kindly sponsored by Ulster University Business School




Professor Colette Henry, Conference Chair & Dundalk Institute of Technology
Tony Wall, Conference Chair & Ulster University

Keynote speaker

James Nesbitt, actor, presenter & comedian; Chancellor at Ulster University

Dessert kindly sponsored by Ulster University

ISBE 2017: Day Two
Thursday 9th November 2017
Europa Hotel, Belfast

0900                                         Parallel session 3

1030                                         Morning break
                                                 Palgrave/Macmillan – New Book Launch at the Palgrave/Macmillan stand
                                                 Understanding Enterprise, 5th Edition by Simon Bridge & Ken O’Neill

1100                                         Parallel session 4
Including Research Methodology for Publication in the Creative Industries workshop

1230                                         Lunch (including the following additional events)

ISBE AGM (Europa hotel) with guest speaker Máirtín Ó Muilleoir 

Annual General Meetings of ISBE Special Interest Groups:
–  SIG AGM: Entrepreneurial Learning, Practice & Policy (Berlin Two)
–  SIG AGM: Gender and Enterprise Network (Berlin One)
–  SIG AGM: SMEs and Growth (Rotunda)
Publishing workshop, led by Professor Paul Jones, Editor-in-Chief:                                                                           International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research
Longitudinal Small Business Survey update
Delegate Tour of Innovation Factory




1400                                         Parallel session 5

1530                                         Afternoon break

1600                                         Parallel session 6

1730                                         End