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International Conference on Entrepreneurship in High-Potential Economies in the Digital Era

About the Event

Center for Management Studies in association with Kautilya Entrepreneurship and Management Institute (KEMI) of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) are going to organize a two- day International Conference on Entrepreneurship in High-Potential Economies in the Digital Era.

Theme of the Conference
The conference seeks to further research and practice horizon on key challenges faced by entrepreneurs and enterprises in high-potential economies such as India in the era of digitization. The conference intends to bring together leading entrepreneurship thinkers, researchers, and practitioners from around the world for two days of presentations and dialogue. Acknowledging the important role of social enterprises in such economies, the conference will additionally focus on the potential for sustainable social and economic development in such enterprises. The insights and analyses presented in this conference are expected to provide guidance for future deliberations and set the agenda for entrepreneurship research, enterprise development, and policy formulation in this domain.

Conference Objectives
The conference aims to:

  • Provide a platform for a diverse range of leading stakeholders to present research results, analyses, expert opinions, and experiences
  • Begin a dialogue on the challenges and opportunities of the digital era for entrepreneurs in high-potential economies today
  • Link entrepreneurship with sustainability and understand if and how sustainable entrepreneurial practices and processes can find a place in this new landscape
  • Generate policy, program, and institutional recommendations which will encourage innovations in entrepreneurial research and practice
  • Disseminate this knowledge as widely as possible among communities of academic researchers and entrepreneurs globally

Call for papers
Academic papers, business case studies, and accounts of firsthand entrepreneurial experience are invited from scholars and practitioners who wish to make presentations related to the conference theme. Presenters are encouraged to contribute new ideas, concepts, and paradigms for discussions. Papers and case studies should be based on original, recent research.

Delegates are invited to present papers, cases, and experiences under the following areas:

  • The Digital Revolution: Entrepreneurial Risks and Opportunities
  • Enterprise Sustainability and Growth Barriers
  • The Entrepreneur and the Enterprise in the Digital Era
  • Gender, Technology, and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Enterprises in the 21st Century
  • The Digital Revolution and Socio-economic Change
  • Managing Organizational Change amidst Uncertainty
  • Innovation and Creativity in the Entrepreneurial Lifecycle (Start-up, Growth, and Corporatization)
  • Design Thinking for Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Government and Entrepreneurship: Partnerships, Support, and Regulation
  • Digital Entrepreneurship outside the Service Sector
  • Digital Platforms and/or Sustainability in Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Experience Sharing: Learning from Failures and Successes

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Participants are requested to submit an extended abstract of 800 - 1000 words maximum by 30 June 2017, to [email protected]
  • Please note that submission of abstract does not ensure acceptance of full paper or conference presentation
  • The paper abstract should be in Times New Roman font with font size 12, clearly mentioning the name of the author(s), and title of paper, affiliated organization, contact number & e-mail id of authors. Keywords for the article should also be given
  • The guidelines for the full paper submissions will be sent to shortlisted authors
  • All submission are to be presented formally by the authors. Each Presenter will be given 20 minutes for the presentation followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. The conference language is English
  • For the abstract to be included in the proceedings, at least one author must register himself or herself. In the case of joint authorship, if more than one author wishes to attend the conference then each author must register independently
  • The abstract will form part of the proceedings
  • Selected papers will be reviewed by a panel for publication

Important Dates

Last date of submission of abstract 30 June 2017
Communication regarding acceptance of abstract 31 July 2017
Early bird registration 30 September 2017
Last date for submitting the full paper 15 October 2017
Last date for Registration 31 October 2017

Registration Fees

Foreign Delegates and Practitioners US$ 150
Industry Delegates Rs. 5,000/-
Academic Delegates Rs. 4,000/-
Research Scholars Rs. 1,000/-

Note: There will be a 20% discount for early bird registrations (on or before September 30th).

All registration fees should be paid in advance

Accepted Methods of Payment*

Payments can be made only by Bank Transfer as per below details:

Account Holder: Center for Management Studies

Bank IFSC Code: SBIN0040292

Account Number: 34653427834

Account Type: Current

BANK Branch: SBI, PB No 423, No. 116

Sajjan Rao Circle, Kavi Lakshmisha Road

Visveshwarapuram, Bengaluru-560004


-Please mention “JUICE17″ on the bank transfer.

-Please send a mail to [email protected] with transfer details including transaction reference number, name of participant, amount, date and bank through which payment is made.

Letter of Confirmation / Payment Receipt

An email of confirmation of payment receipt will be sent by email once conference office receives the payment.

*Fee covers conference materials, lunch and coffee


Conference Brochure