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2014 George Washington University Global Entrepreneurship Conference

October 16 - 18, 2014
2014 GW October Conference

The 5th Annual George Washington University (GW) Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy conference will be held Thursday – Saturday, October 16-18, 2014 in Washington, DC USA. Every year, 200 major industry, NGO, and government professionals come together to discuss the integration of entrepreneurship research and policy.


Visit for more information on the conference agenda, registration, submission guidelines, deadlines and a full list of the tracks and themes available.


Call for Papers

We are now accepting submissions for the 2014 GW Global Entrepreneurship conference! Specifically, we are interested in hearing from researchers, academics, policy makers and practitioners who are interested in either presenting their research during Research Day or showcasing data sets during the Database Marketplace. We encourage you to submit today to get involved in this prestige event!

Click here to download the Call for Papers (PDF)

* Research Presentation Submission Deadline: June 30th, 2014

* Database Fair Proposal Deadline: August 15, 2014

Database Marketplace

Exhibitors and presentations promoting data sets related to firm creation, entrepreneurship, or small business.


Public Policy Day

Panels, speakers and networking events related to policy development in Washington, D.C.

Research Day

Presentations based on any form of empirical data related to emergence, survival, growth or impact of new or entrepreneurial firms.

ICSB Foundation Gala Awards Dinner

Held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hall of Flags Room, the event recognizes winners of the Three Luminaries Award. Awards are given in the areas of research, practice and policy to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations that have risen to the highest level of small business and entrepreneurial achievement.

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