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Keynote speakers

  • Francisco Linan, Universidad de Sevilla, Anglia Ruskin University

Full Professor (Catedrático) at Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. From 2017-2020 was Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge, UK). Researcher in the field of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial intentions and entrepreneurship education. Author of several publications in international academic journals. Associate Editor at Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy. Editorial Board Member at Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and the International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. OECD specialist in inclusive entrepreneurship. Currently head of the research group PYMED and vice-dean for research and entrepreneurship. Member of Spain's GEM and GUESSS teams, and member of the coordination committee in the ESU Network.

  • Alain Fayolle, Entrepreneurship Professor, CREA

Is Professor of Entrepreneurship at CREA - Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Activities, University of Cagliari, Italy. He is also Chair of the Strategic and Prospective Committee at IFAG, school of management and entrepreneurship, France. Alain has been Distinguished Professor and the Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Centre at emlyon business school, France. He published forty-five books and over two hundreds articles. In 2013, Alain Fayolle got the 2013 European Entrepreneurship Education Award and has been elected officer of the AOM Entrepreneurship Division for a five-year period, a position that culminated as Chair of the Division during the 2016-2017 academic year. In 2015, he has been awarded Wilford L. White Fellow by ICSB.