ASBBMC 2017 Programme

Wednesday 26 April 2017

10:00 – 16:30 Doctoral pre-conference

Moderated by Assoc. Prof. Arnis Sauka, SSE Riga

Opening and introduction to the programme and participants

Keynote by Prof. Helle Neergaard, Arhus University, Denmark:

Benefiting from a Qualitative Approach in Entrepreneurship and Management Studies

Parallel work in groups


Venue: SSE Riga, Strelnieku street 4a

Doctoral Pre-Conference Programme

17:00 – transfer to RISEBA University

18:00  – 20:00 International week. Students  Evening. 

Coffee break and networking

Venue: RISEBA Campus Durbes street


Tursday 27 April 2017

Venue: RISEBA University Campus, Durbes Street 4

9:00 – 9:30 Registration and coffee

9:30 – 10:00 Conference opening

Prof. Tālavs Jundzis, Vice President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences
Prof. Irina Sennikova, RISEBA Rector
Prof. Andris Sarnovics, BA Rector
Prof. Anders Paalzow, SSE Riga Rector
Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Ministrer of Finance, Latvia

10:00 – 11:30 Plenary I.
Prof. Soumodip Sarkar (University of Évora, Portugal) –
“Sherlock on the CSR trail: extracting wisdom from the knowledge base”
Daniels Pavluts, Board Member of Latvian Startup Association “Startin.LV” –
“Sustainability challenge in the times of uncertainty”

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:30 Roundtable I. Government role, economic instruments and policies for sustainability

Moderated by Prof. Tatjana Volkova (BA School of Business and Finance)
Prof. Janis Vucans, Latvian Republic Saeima
Dr. Agrita Kiopa, Ministry of Education and Sciences, Latvia
Dr. Juris Spiridonovs, Ministry of Finance, TBC, Latvia
Līga Mengelsone, General Director of Employers’ Confederation of Latvia Director General
Dace Helmane, Institute for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility, Latvia

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:40 Parallel sessions and Introduction to the Erasmus+ project “Clustering Creativity”, the idea and product

16:40 – 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 – 18:00 Plenary II. Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable Development
Prof. Helle Neergaard, School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark,
and Visiting Professor, Leeds Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies, Leeds
University, UK

18:00 – 19:30 Art and Sustainability. Theatre performance “Because He Can”.

19:30 – 21:30 Networking dinner with modern jazz


Friday 28 April 2017

Venue: RISEBA University Campus, Durbes Street 4

9:00 – 9:30 Coffee

9:30 – 13:00 Parallel sessions

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Parallel sessions

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30 Closing Plenary. Sustainable Organizations in a Turbulent Environment

Moderated by Prof. Arnis Sauka (SSE Riga)
Moderated by Prof. Arnis Sauka (SSE Riga)
Maris Pukis, Senior Advisor, Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments
Prof. Dirk Jan Postel, RISEBA Visiting professor , “Kraaijvanger Architects”, Netherlands
Dr. ing. Renate Strazdina, Director of Microsoft Latvia
Ina Gudele, Latvian Internet Association Board member

19:00 – 21:30 Conference dinner—restaurant Riga Sunset Lounge


Saturday 29 April 2017

10:00 – 12:30 Riga city walking tour


Conference Full Programme

Parallel Sessions


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