International scholars, including senior PhDs and PostDocs, are invited to submit and present their research on the topic

Internationalization of SMEs: New Insights and Future Research Opportunities

The interactive research development workshop and conference which will take place in the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (South Tyrol, Italy,) May 2-3, 2018, seeks to seeks to engage researchers from different (sub)disciplines such as organizational behavior, human resource management, entrepreneurship, innovation management, family business research, economics and accounting to share their approaches and insights with colleagues.


Summaries Submissions:   January 25, 2018

Acceptance Notifications:   February 27, 2018

Preliminary Program published:   March 2, 2018

For more information, detailed program, registration and submission guidelines please visit the conference website at:

Program Committee:

Timothy Devinney, Leeds University Business School

Marjanna Gunkel, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Michael Nippa, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Torben Pedersen, Bocconi & Copenhagen Business School

Jonas Puck,  WU Vienna

Christian Schwens, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf

 Conference Organizers & Contact:

 Katharina Gilli (  

Marjaana Gunkel  (

Michael Nippa (