Entrepreneurship Today – 2009

Entrepreneurial Laboratory
First International Symposium

Entrepreneurship Today

University of Bergamo       Entrepreneurial Laboratory

University of Bergamo
via dei Caniana 2
December 17th 2009


Introduction Speakers Scientific committee Registration, news, documents
Entrepreneurship today is the first international conference organized by the E-Lab.
This event aims at opening the debate on entrepreneurship in Italy. The focus is on the role of entrepreneurship in fostering innovation among the enterprises that operate in our region. For this reason we have invited international experts both from the academia and the business world.
Considering the importance of this event, the E-Lab has decided that participants in this first symposium will not be charged any fee.

Key note speakers

  • David B. Audretsch – Indiana University; Director of the research unit Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group at the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena (Germany)
  • Roberto Cafferata – AIDEA
  • Morten Huse – Norwegian School of Management BI, Oslo; Tor Vergata University, Roma; EURAM President Elect
  • Charlie Karlsson – Jonkoping Business School (Sweden); Director of CISEG Center for Innovation Systems, Entrepreneurship and Growth

Invited speakers

  • Jacopo BarovierBarovier and Toso Dynast Owner Entrepreneur
  • Luigina BerniniLamiflex Small Business Entrepreneur
  • Ambrogio Caccia Dominoni – Serial Entrepreneur
  • Marco ParraviciniGruppo Industriale Parà Managerial Family Business Entrepreneur
  • Mirano Sancin – General Manager and CEO, Kilometro Rosso Science and Technology Park

Scientific committee

  • Eng. Alberto Bombassei – Brembo Group
  • Professor Morten Huse – BI Norwegian School of Management (Oslo, Norway) and Tor Vergata University (Roma, Italy)
  • Professor Charlie Karlsson – Jönköping Business School and director of the CISEG Center for Innovation Systems, Entrepreneurship and Growth (Jönköping, Sweden)
  • Professor Maria Minniti – Professor and Bobby B. Lyle Chair in Entrepreneurship – Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business (Dallas, Texas)
  • Dott. Mirano Sancin – General Manager and CEO, Kilometro Rosso Science and Technology Park
  • Professor Carlo Vallini – Firenze University (Firenze, Italy)
  • Professor Shaker Zahra – University of Minnesota and Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship CSOM Strategic Management and Organization (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • Professor Vera Negri Zamagni – Bologna University (Bologna, Italy)

News and Documents Publication
Detailed Program 11/12/2009