We invite proposals for papers, panels, and workshops, or alternative forms of engagement on a wide range of topics related to responsible leadership. Additionally, we look forward to receiving proposals that focus on topics which affect all fields of the social sciences, not just business and economics.

Key Topics

Topics may include, but are not limited, to:

  • Sustainable Business Transformation
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Social Innovation
  • Systemic Thinking
  • Trust & Responsibility
  • Positive Impact
  • Change Management
  • Governance
  • Innovation in Leadership Education & Training
  • Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship
  • Creativity & Design
  • Innovation Management
  • Digitalization & Technology
  • Social Engineering
  • Clean Water, Air and Land
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Responsible Research & Publishing


Contributions are currently accepted in the following four categories to choose from during the submission process:

  • Full Academic Paper (approx. 6000 words)
  • Interactive Session (roundtable & alternative forms of engagement) (approx. 3000 words)
  • Practitioner Presentation (approx. 600 words, open format), e.g. business solution or current challenge (pitch presentation followed by barcamp discussion)
  • Poster presentation / Exhibition (approx. 600 words)

Submission Deadlines

Online submission starts: March 5, 2018

Paper submission deadline: April 30, 2018

Authors notified by: July 2nd, 2018


Call for Contribution