18th IEF Conference, 16-18 December, 2019; Goa, India

Provisional Conference Programme

Session No. Date and Time Session Speakers
DECEMBER 16
10:15 am to 11:00 am Inaugural Session
11.00 am to 11.15 am Introduction to the 18th IEFo Professor Jay Mitra (Founder of IEF; UK)
Panel Session 1 11:15 am to 12:45 pm Migration and Transnational Entrepreneurship Dr Sarika Pruthi, (USA) Professor Kazuko Yokoyama (Japan) Subrato Saha (Dubai)

Suresh Reddy, (India)

Aki Harima (Germany)

Wu Peng (China and the UK)
12:45 pm to 2 pm LUNCH
Parallel Session 1 2 pm to 3:30 pm Research paper parallel session
Panel Session 2 4 pm to 5:30 pm Start-Ups and Social Gains Dr Su-Hyun Berg, (Germany and Korea) Thorsten Jahnke (Germany) Chang Rok Yun (Korea)

'Jacob' Kwangbin Oh (Korea)

Holden Kim (Korea)

Abhit Kumar (India)
DECEMBER 17
Panel Session 3 9.30 am to 11 am Transformative Education and Entrepreneurial Capabilities Dr Nirmala Rao (Bangladesh) Dr Sourav Ray(Canada) Shamsul Bari, (Bangladesh)

Dr Pushkar (India)
Panel Session 4 11.30 am to 1 pm Policy, Institutions and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Sergio Arzeni, (Italy) © Dr Vijaya Gupta, (India) Raj Gilda
www.lend-a-hand-india.org (India)

Prof. Simon Taylor, (South Africa)
1pm to 2 pm LUNCH
Special Sessions 2 pm to 3:30 pm Research writing for referred publications
2pm to 3.30 pm Special session on SME networking
Panel Session 5 4 pm to 5:30 pm Technology and the Social Mission in Entrepreneurship Dr Ganesh Natarajan, (India) Joe Fernandes, (India) TBC
DECEMBER 18
Panel Session 6 9.30 am to 11 am Gender, Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation Prof Sibylle Heilbrunn, (Israel) Dr Uma Ganesh (India) Ananya Bhattacharya (India)

Maharshi, Educate Girls

Shahida Cassim (South Africa)

Dr Madhav Sathe (India)
11:30 am to 1:30 pm Concluding Session Best Paper Awards, Review of Conference, Closing ceremony

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