UAntwerp and Antwerp Management School are part of the Belgian Entrepreneurship Research Network (BERN). This year’s Belgian Entrepreneurship Research Day (BERD) will be organized by Ghent University and Vlerick Business School on the 2nd of May, 2023”. 

About BERD 

BERD’s objective is to bring together Belgian entrepreneurship researchers to present their latest research and provide network opportunities. This day will start with a keynote speech (to be announced later), followed by paper presentation sessions. Doctoral students, researchers and professors are invited to submit papers in any area of entrepreneurship. English will be the working language during presentations and discussions. 

Call for papers 

Authors can submit a paper to present at BERD through the registration form linked down below. The deadline for submission of full papers is the 3rd of April. A notice of acceptance will be sent out in the week of April 11.  

Registration & conference fee  

You don’t need to have an accepted paper to participate in the conference. You can sign up for the conference through this link or through the button down below. Deadline for registration is April 3.  

Participants are asked to cover part of the expenses to the amount of €50. This covers lunch, coffee breaks and documentation. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses. The registration fee can be transferred to the account number BE94 9734 4706 1314 with name ‘MK-BERD2023’ and notice ‘BERD 2023 registration fee + full name’. The deadline for payment is April 15. 

Organizing committee 

The organizing committee for the event is composed of: Frank Janssen (Université de Louvain), Hans Crijns (Vlerick Business School), Eddy Laveren (University of Antwerp), Bernard Surlemont (Université de Liège), Pieter Vandekerkhof (Universiteit Hasselt), Olivier Witmeur (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management), Marcus Dejardin (University of Namur & UC Louvain), Vincent Molly (KU Leuven), and Mirjam Knockaert (Ghent University). 

If you have any questions, please contact  

Hope to see you all on May 2!