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Registration Open for GWOctober 2014
October 16-18, 2014

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.


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: July 31st, 2014

Database Fair Proposal Deadline: August 15th, 2014


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Click here to download the conference flyer (PDF)


Marketplace - Day 1


Thursday, 16 October 2014 is organized as a Database Marketplace. All exhibitors promoting data sets related to firm creation, entrepreneurship, or small business (broadly defined) are invited to attend.


Public Policy - Day 2


Friday, 17 October 2014 is Public Policy Day with activities taking full advantage of the intense focus on policy development in Washington, DC to discuss and develop objectives for the future.


Research - Day 3


Saturday, October 18, 2014 is Research Day with presentations based on any form of empirical data related to emergence, survival, growth, or impact of new or entrepreneurial firms.