The Social Entrepreneurship Summit–SES 2021 – brings together academics, students, business leaders, government officials and social entrepreneurs to co-create solutions to the most challenging issues of our society. This summit aims at gathering all different actors tofoster the collaboration among themselves and to intensify the hands-onsupport to social entrepreneursand all ecosystem partners. The summit is organized by Equalisi BVBA,in cooperation with theChair of Social Entrepreneurship at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel(Belgium) and ESPAE Business School(Ecuador).
Academic Presentation: All types of scientific research are welcome for presentation, including literature reviews; conceptual papers; case studies; qualitative and quantitative research.
Presentation of University Initiatives: We invite universities to present their exemplary cases on how to support/stimulate social entrepreneurship from teaching, research or outreach activities.
Practitioner’s Presentation: We welcome social enterprises, practitioners and government officials to share their ideas and experience on the topic, by presenting their cases, best practices and discuss their challenges with a broader audience to create awareness, establishnew connections and receive feedback.
Round Table Debates: We welcome proposals that would like to open up the debate on challenging topics in the support of social entrepreneurship.
Social Entrepreneurship Fair: At this fair, local social entrepreneurs will be presenting and selling their products.
Submissions should mention one of the above types and elaborate on the proposed ideas in a short abstract of 1.000 words. Both presentations in English and in Spanish are welcome, upon a clear presentation of preference. All submissions will be subject to peer-review.