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Welcome to the 56th edition of the World Conference ICSB

On June 15 to 18 researchers, policy makers and entrepreneurs gather in Stockholm to discuss entrepreneurship and innovation from a global perspective. The 2011 ICSB-conference, with the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, as hosts, gather a number of the absolute top names in entrepreneurship research and is expected to attract more than 800 people from 70 countries. You are of course also welcome!

The Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Energy Maud Olofsson will open the conference and H R H Prince Daniel participates in the prize ceremony of the prestigious Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research to this year's winner Steven Klepper, Professor Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Among the participants, you will find some of the world's leading researchers, such as


  • Elizabeth Garnsey, University of Cambridge

  • David Smallbone, Kingston University

  • David Storey, University of Sussex

  • Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institute


The full programme contains a Policy Forum Day, a Baltic Business Arena and many cultural and culinary events.

The last time ICSB visited Stockholm was in 1996; do not miss the chance to participate this year.

See the full programme and sign up today at www.icsb2011.org!

See you in June!

Pontus Braunerhjelm

Managing Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum