Call for Papers: ICSB Russia Conference – Moscow – November 12th

Call for Papers: ICSB Russia Conference – Moscow – November 12th

Annual International Conference

Competency Based Entrepreneurship Education at Universities and Colleges

Russia, Moscow

12th November 2015

The conference will focus on practical questions of entrepreneurship educational programs and courses building and development in universities and colleges, enhancement of educational staff training system, as well as on results of research in the field of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education.

Who should attend the conference: educators and researchers in the field of entrepreneurship and allied disciplines, entrepreneurs, policymakers.

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015.
Acceptance Notice Date: October 1, 2015.
Final Submission for Proceeding: October 15, 2015.

To make your submission, please send extended abstracts to Alla Danilova, e-mail:

For registration send completed registration form (find in attach or at the conference web-site) to Alla Danilova, e-mail:

Topics include but not limited:

  • Competency Based Approach in Entrepreneurship Learning and Training
  • Entrepreneurship Educational Programs and Curricula Building
  • Teaching Staff Qualification and Training
  • Requirements for Applicants and Students of Educational Programs and Courses on Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Education Standardization
  • Entrepreneurship Education: Efficiency and Measuring
  • Pedagogy, Concepts and Methods in Entrepreneurship Education
  • Students, Researchers and Faculty Entrepreneurial Thinking Development
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Educational Institution
  • The results of research in the field of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education: social, innovation and family business and entrepreneurship, state and regional policy of entrepreneurship support and development, small and micro-business, self-employment, financial and economic aspects of entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship.

Guidelines for submissions:

  • We are waiting not only research, but also conceptual and practical proposals.
  • Submissions must be entirely original, not previously published, and must not be under concurrent consideration or scheduled for presentation elsewhere.
  • Submission must be typed and double-spaced with one-inch margins using 12-point Times
  • New Roman font and must be in a single Microsoft Word file. Microsoft word file will be converted to PDF by the system before being distributed for peer review.
  • Extended abstracts should be no more then 10 pages or 2500 words, excluding exhibits and references.
  • Authors of accepted submissions will have the opportunity to submit a revised extended abstract before the final submission deadline.
  • Final extended abstract submissions will be published in the Conference online proceeding.
  • Authors submitting papers agree that if accepted, at least one author will register and attend the conference.

Conference languages: English and Russian (simultaneous interpreting).


  • ICSB Russia – Russian Association for Entrepreneurship Education (RUAEE);
  • Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE).

To find out more about the conference, please visit:

Contacts: Alla Danilova, e-mail:, phone: +7 (499) 929-79-27

ICSB Ballot – FY 2015-16 Officers

ICSB Ballot – FY 2015-16 Officers

Greetings from the ICSB Immediate Past President, Dr. Jeffrey R. Alves.

One of my roles as the Immediate Past-President is the chairing of the Nominating Committee for the next slate of officers. We have made the election process as transparent as possible; and it follows Article VII; Sections 4, 5, and 6 of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) By-Laws.

I ask that all ICSB members please take a moment and VOTE for the individuals who will drive the organization to next level in 2015-2016! The deadline to submit a ballot is May 7, 2015.

The current ICSB Board of Directors are:

  • President – Ruben Ascua (Argentina)
  • President-Elect – Ki-Chan Kim (S.Korea)
  • Immediate Past-President – Jeffrey Alves (USA)
  • Senior Vice-President, Finance & Control – Geralyn Franklin (USA)
  • Senior Vice-President, Development – Luca Iandoli (Europe)
  • Affiliate Representative – Alex DeNoble (USA)
  • Affiliate Representative – Lu Feicheng (China)
  • Affiliate Representative – Sandra Altner (Canada)
  • Affiliate Representative – Helle Neergaard (Europe)
  • Affiliate Representative – Ki-Chan Kim (Korea)
  • Wilford White Fellows and Past-President Representative – G. Dale Meyer (USA)
  • Vice-President, Historian – J. Hanns Pichler (Europe)

This year’s election is the second to occur under the new Board structure and the only position open for this year’s election is President-Elect. The positions of SVP, Finance & Control and SVP, Development carry two (2) year terms and were elected last year.

Members can vote online via this form, by email to, or by fax/mail to the ICSB International Office (IO) at 202-994-4930.

Please note: The deadline to submit a ballot is May 7, 2015.

Click here to cast your vote today!