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2nd Nazarbayev University Research Centre for Entrepreneurship (NURCE) International Conference 2023

Bridging the pivotal domains of Social Development and Entrepreneurship in Central Asia, the NURCE International Conference 2023 unfolds from November to 1 December at Nazarbayev University. This prestigious event gathers academic luminaries, scholars, and entrepreneurial enthusiasts to explore groundbreaking research and foster collaborations.

Conference Highlights:

Registration and Morning Refreshments: The conference begins with registration and morning refreshments to energize attendees for the eventful day ahead.

Inaugural Session:

  • Dr. Loretta O'Donnell, Vice Provost Academic Affairs at Nazarbayev University, will deliver a welcome address.
  • Keynote address by Professor Joep Konings, Dean of the Graduate School of Business (NUGSB), and Alexander Ebner from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

Morning Tracks:

  • Track 1A: NUGSB Perspective on Entrepreneurship and Management.
  • Track 1B: Social Entrepreneurship.
  • Coffee break.
  • Track 2A: Intersectionality & Entrepreneurship.
  • Track 2B: Community Entrepreneurship.

Networking Luncheon: An opportunity for attendees to engage, collaborate, and share insights over lunch.

Open House and Awards:

  • Open house on publication opportunities via NURCE, led by Dr. Anjan Ghosh.
  • Best paper awards presented by Professor Chester Jablonski, Vice Provost Research at Nazarbayev University.

Afternoon Sessions:

  • Academic Partners Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Shumaila Yousafzai.
  • Tracks 3A and 3B: Multidisciplinary perspectives and presentations from PhD scholars.
  • Coffee break.
  • Tracks 4A and 4B: Further exploration of varied topics and continuation of PhD presentations.

The NURCE International Conference 2023 stands as a testament to the progressive strides in melding entrepreneurship with social development in Central Asia. With a robust agenda and distinguished speaker lineup, it promises to be a memorable academic and networking experience.