II Paper Development Seminar – Detailed Programme

Author: Francisco Liñán


II Paper Development Seminar

New developments in entrepreneurial process research

April 22nd‐23rd, 2019, University of Seville, Spain 



  II PDSeminar Detailed programme


After the successful I Seminar, we are now organizing this II Paper Development Seminar in April 2019. This year, our focus is even more deeply placed on the publishing process in reputed academic journals. We are very proud to announce the participation of the following distinguished entrepreneurship researchers who, at the same time, hold prominent editorial positions in well-known academic journals in entrepreneurship (alphabetical order):

Alistair Anderson

Distinguish Professor of Entrepreneurship. Lancaster University Management School

Entrepreneurship and Regional Development


Robert Blackburn

Professor & Director of the Small Business Centre. Kingston University

International Small Business Journal


Dimo Dimov

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. University of Bath

Journal of Business Venturing Insights


Alain Fayolle

Professor in Entrepreneurship Strategy and Organisation. EMLYON Business School

Journal of Small Business Management

(Associate Editor)

Johan Wiklund

Professor of Entrepreneurship. Syracuse University

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice


We are especially grateful to the European Council for Small Business (ECSB) for the support provided to this II Paper Development Seminar. An Award to the Best Paper submitted to the seminar will be granted by the ECSB, consisting on:

  • 1 year ECSB membership
  • Additionally, the shortlisted papers will be offered a fast-track RENT submission for the RENT Conference 2019.

The following units from the University of Seville also collaborate in organizing this seminar:

  • IUSEN: “Tomas de Mercado” Institute for Research in Economics and Business.
  • PYMED Research Group (“SMEs and Economic Development”)
  • ELITE project: “Longitudinal study on the process of emergence of high-impact entrepreneurs” (Spanish National Research Plan. Ref.: ECO2016-75655-P).