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14 June 2013

ICEIRD 2013

ICEIRD 2013

The 6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development

‘Regional Economic Resilience through Innovation and Enterprise’

Themed ‘Regional Economic Resilience through Innovation and Enterprise’ ,the 6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD 2013) this year took take place with great success in Istanbul, Turkey, 20-21 June 2013. The event was co-organised by the University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College and our partner institution in Turkey, Sehir University.

The event gathered decision makers, innovation experts and practitioners and generated fruitful discussion and exchange on the potential of entrepreneurship promotion and innovation to national and regional competitiveness.

6th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development – ICEIRD 2013

Interesting keynote speeches were delivered this year by Prof. Soumodip Sarkar, Dean, Doctoral School- Institute for Advanced Studies and Research (IIFA), Dr. Lars Eklund, Founder & Chairman of Scandinavian Competitiveness Group Mikel Landabaso, DG Regio Head of Unit of the thematic competence centre on smart and sustainable growth at the European Commission and Christopher Mondini, ICANN's Vice President, Business Engagement.

The rich scientific programme of the event included influential presentations by highly-esteemed speakers and a series of interesting workshops.

Staff members from the International Faculty participated in ICEIRD 2013 and presented interesting academic papers. The Faculty’s Vice Principal for Research, Innovation and External Relations, Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, was one of the three Conference Chairs. Also, Mr. Stelios Kehaghias, Senior Lecturer and Dr. Anastasios Karamanos, Lecturer at our Business Department acted as session moderators and also presented academic papers. The Director of our research centre, SEERC, Mr. Nikos Zaharis, the Director of Administration of our Faculty, Mr. Evangelos Ergen also participated in the conference and presented research papers. Finally, two of our postgraduate students, Ms. Abetare Domi and Vintileanu Cristina attended the conference and presented papers with their supervisors.

The remarks of the closing panel discussion were of particular interest. Overall the conference was a success and received very positive feedback from the participants.

Visit the ICEIRD 2013 official website

 

 

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