Call for Abstracts – 15th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference

15th-16th June 2017
Newcastle University

Abstracts are invited from researchers in any of the following themes:

  • Entrepreneurship, farming and the natural environment
  • Digital Rural Entrepreneurship
  • International dimensions of rural entrepreneurship
  • New approaches in rural theory, method and measurement
  • Opportunities and challenges for rural development
  • Rural Innovation, EU funding and the role of Universities
  • Rural Social Entrepreneurship
  • Rural Place Marketing

We welcome practitioner papers and reports, case studies and academic research papers.

Abstracts should be emailed to by 1st February 2017. The abstract submission form can be downloaded via this link:

There is also a free Early-Career researcher development seminar on the 14th June: details to be announced.

Early Bird rates are £185 before 29th April 2017. (After this, the fee will be £220). For PhD students, the fee is £150. The gala dinner will be an extra £30.00.


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