2nd Entrepreneurship & Innovation Conference

LL.1.04, Loughborough University London

Dr Louise Scholes

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Loughborough University London will be hosting the second annual conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, to which it invites scholars as presenters and/or participants.

Now in its second year, the conference represents a great opportunity for scholars to showcase the latest research and developments in entrepreneurship and innovation. Attendees will  receive useful feedback on their work and have the opportunity to network with fellow scholars, form collaborations and share ideas with like-minded colleagues in a friendly and supportive environment.

Keynote #1: Professor Dimo Dimov, School of Management, University of Bath

Keynote #2: Lord Karan Bilimoria, Cobra Beer founder and Senior Non-Executive Director, Booker Group PLC


Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, a bustling and easy-to-get-to location. Our campus is a smart modern facility with a lovely Harvard-style lecture theatre which we shall use for the conference. Visit our Location pages to find out more about traveling to our campus.


The conference theme is entrepreneurship and innovation – contributions tightly or more loosely connected to the theme are invited. These can be PhD findings, works-in-progress, or (almost) final versions of articles ready for submission to journals.

Event Schedule*

The conference will begin at 10.00am on Thursday 15th June will close on Wednesday 16th June at 2.30pm.

Attendees can present their research in a 30 minute session (10 minutes should be allowed for discussion) or can bring a poster. Attendees can attend on one or both days.

Day One Day Two
10.00am Registration and Coffee 10.00am Welcome by Conference Chair, Dr. Louise Scholes
11.00am Welcome by Conference Chair, Dr. Louise Scholes 10.05am Keynote speaker - Lord Karan Bilimoria
11.05am Keynote speaker - Prof. Dimo Dimov 10.45am Break
12.00pm Lunch (provided) 11.00am Session 3
1.00pm Session 1 12.30pm Lunch (provided)
2.30pm Break 1.00pm Session 4
2.45pm Session 2 2.30pm Closing Comments by Conference Chair, Dr. Louise Scholes
4.15pm End of Day One  


Academic-related enquiries: Louise Scholes, l.scholes@lboro.ac.uk, 07786787373

Other enquiries: Amy Cripps-Mahajan, a.a.cripps-mahajan@lboro.ac.uk, 020 3805 1335

*subject to change

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