The organizing committee of International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Family Business and Innovation is pleased to welcome you to the 3rd conference held at Çankaya University, Ankara Turkey on October 21-23 2010. On behalf of the organizers, I express my delight in welcoming scholars, industrialists as well as representatives of public authorities and NGO’s from all around the world.

The theme of this year’s conference includes, but not limited to, entrepreneurship and small business, innovation and entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship, technology and innovation, family business, preparing the next generation of family managers, planning process in family business, board of directors in family business and strategic management in family businesses.

We expect valuable contributions and academic interaction from the esteemed participants to make the conference a real success. The conference is designed to consider submitted papers for publication in a ‘special issue’ of Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a publication of Çankaya University.

The program consists of three invited speakers, paper sessions, as well as various panel sessions spread across three conference days to provide different views of academicians and industrialists for additional insights.

The organizing committee is in the process of developing post-conference activities for you. In addition to the conference dinner which is planned to take place in one of the best restaurants in Ankara, they are making arrangement to take the interested parties to a tour of old and new Ankara and the exciting historical site of capadocia, a region also known for its famous vineyards and wines.
We are looking forward to welcoming you.

Prof. Alaeddin Tileylioglu

Conference Chair