Tuesday, May 22, 2012
|2012 CCSBE - Call for Abstract Deadline EXTENDED
Call for Abstract Deadline Extended to June 8th
The deadline to submit your abstract to the 2012 CCSBE Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia has been extended until Friday, June 8th.
This year's conference attempts to challenge scholars and practitioners to consider their findings - under all areas of entrepreneurship - in light of how they could be applied in practice. The 2012 CCSBE Conference is exploring the theme "Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice."
To download the Call for Papers, please click the following links:
At this time we are inviting abstract submissions; however, the paper is not due until the middle of August. We hope you'll consider submitting to join us in September.
Deadlines and acceptance dates:
Submission Deadline EXTENDED: June 8th, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: June 15th, 2012
Final Submissions Due: August 15th, 2012
Keynote Speaker - Dianne Buckner
Articulate, straightforward and funny, Dianne Buckner is a respected journalist and television producer. She has hosted programs on both of Canada's major networks, from national newscasts to quirky magazine shows.
Dianne Buckner is best-known to Canadians as the host of CBC Television's hit reality programDragons' Den, where eager entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a group of self-made Canadian millionaire investors. Other viewers may remember her 10 years as the host of Venture, the successful and long-running series that chronicled the adventures of entrepreneurs.
WhenVentureretired from the airwaves in 2007, Buckner co-created a new show,Fortune Huntersfor CBC's news network. It ran for two seasons, focusing on the social and consumer trends that create opportunities for entrepreneurs.
In addition to her role onDragons' Den, Buckner is a member of the Business Team at CBC News. She writes a weekly column about small business for cbc.ca - the number one site for news in Canada. She also appears regularly on CBC's local supper-hour newscasts across the country, reporting on the top business stories of the day.
At the 2012 CCSBE Conference, Dianne will use video excerpts from Dragons' Den and draw on her extensive experience in covering business for CBC News to show how companies are exploiting trends to gain new revenue. She will also provide examples of those who are rising to the challenge of adapting to new ways of doing business to avoid being left by the wayside.
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