Aim of the Conference 

The aim of the 16th Conference is the presentation of theoretical concepts and research results associated with the issues of entrepreneurship, in particular the development of economic activity in spatial systems of different scales (local, regional, national, European and global), the role of entrepreneurship in the functioning of the enterprises, council government units, formation the labour market, as well as the entrepreneurial human attitudes. The special stress will be put to spatial aspects of the development of the entrepreneurship, mainly in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and other emerging markets. The conference debates in 2019 will be aimed primarily towards determining the role of entrepreneurship education in socio-economic and cultural development.

The conference will traditionally be combined with the 12th Convention of Entrepreneurship Teachers, which will be devoted to the exchange of knowledge and experience about the methodology of teaching entrepreneurship and other economic subjects on all levels of education, confrontation of the views of employees of higher education institutions, methodological advisers and teachers on the objectives, content, methods and learning outcomes of entrepreneurship education. The meeting will be aimed towards answering the question to what extent scientific knowledge resources in entrepreneurship should be implemented at all stages of the education, from the primary school to the education on the academic level, with special taking into account entrepreneurship issues brought up in the geographical and economical education. We are open to the presentation of teaching experience of educators, as well as the results of the implementation of entrepreneurship educational projects. During the second part of the Convention we plan to organise a special discussion on the importance of entrepreneurship in the Polish education system during its reform. Furthermore, special workshops for teachers are also planned.