12th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference, Rural Entrepreneurship: Farm, Festival, Food or Fibre Optics?

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Abstracts are invited for the 12th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference, Rural Entrepreneurship: Farm, Festival, Food or Fibre Optics? To be held at Harper Adams University, 18th – 19th June 2014

The deadline for abstracts is March 31st 2014 and full papers must be submitted by May 1st 2014

Abstract submission guidance and form is attached along with a conference booking form with a reduced rate Early Bird Special until 31st March, more information can be found here http://harper.ac.uk/ruralconf

Abstracts for papers from all with an interest in rural entrepreneurship, we encourage contributions from academics and practitioners alike. Papers contributing to the growing debate around rural entrepreneurship and generating knowledge transfer ranging from the conceptual, descriptive to empirical papers, to those presenting best practise case studies are welcomed. Please email Izzy Warren-Smith iws@harper-adms.ac.uk if you have any queries.

Paper topics may include (but this list not exhaustive):

  • Continuity and Change in the Rural
  • Rural Entrepreneurship in different countries and contexts
  • Rural Entrepreneurship and Gender
  • Creative Entrepreneurial Diversification
  • Micro-business focus to High growth opportunities
  • Rural and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Food Business and the Rural Economy
  • The Effect of geography and Place on Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Illegal Rural Entrepreneurship and the effects of crime on Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Renewables and Enterprise
  • The effect of Policy on Rural Entrepreneurship

Abstracts to be submitted by: March 31st 2014

Full papers submitted by: May 1st 2014

All abstracts to be emailed to Izzy Warren-Smith iws@harper-adms.ac.uk

The conference costs £220.00 including conference dinner, conference pack, lunch and refreshments on both days and abstracts booklet, limited campus accommodation is available. To register please contact fdavies@harper-adams.ac.uk

12th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference – Abstract Submission

12th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference – Booking Form1