The next «Rencontres de St-Gall» will take place 2.-4.September 2024 in St.Gallen. They will again be «on invitation only».
The «Rencontres» de St-GalI» 2022 took place in St.Gallen from 30 to 31 August 2022. The conference topic was «Entrepreneurship as superpower or destructive force? Disentangling and contextualizing the bright, constructive and dark, destructive sides of entrepreneurship».
In an interview with Prof. Dr. Friederike Welter, keynote speake at the Rencontres 2018, talks about the Silicon Valley and contextualisation of entrepreneurship.
“Rencontres is now officially my favourite conference.”
“…has always been one of the very best in terms of intellectual stimulation and social interaction.”
“It was a fantastic conference.”
“A particular climate that generates constructive relationships and effective knowledge sharing.”
“Definitely my best conference this year, highly interactive, beneficial networking, great feedback.”
“The format was most appropriate for intellectual exchange of very high quality and the review process was constructive, in depth and highly critical. The theme was challenging, overarching and highly relevant to the global evolving context.”
“It was again a very relevant, interesting, and enjoyable workshop. I like the breadth of the topics, the active participation of all throughout the whole program ..., and the friendly and collaborative atmosphere. I learned to know interesting new people!”
“It was easily the most pleasant and interesting conference that I have ever attended - a very special meeting.”
Entrepreneurship as Superpower or Destructive Force? Disentangling and Contextualizing the Bright, Constructive and Dark, Destructive Sides of Entrepreneurship
The conference had to cancelled in 2020 due to the restrictions of the Carona virus pandemic.
Beyond Silicon Valley: Moving towards a contextualized view of entrepreneurship
Institutional context and governance of SMEs and family firms: Trends and challenges
Leadership and the twin fields of entrepreneurship and small business management
In Search of a Dynamic Equilibrium: Exploring and Managing Tensions in Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Strategic Entrepreneurship – The Promise for Future Entrepreneurship, Family Business and SME Research?
Innovation, Competitiveness, Growth and Tradition in SMEs
Understanding the Regulatory Climate for Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Value Creation in Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Radical change in the world - will SMEs soar or crash?
SMEs in the 21th century - impulses, perspectives, concepts
Renaissance of SMEs in a globalized economy
Significance and Survival of SMEs in a Different Business Environment
Structures and Strategies in Small and Medium-sized enterprises as Impacts of Economic Recovery
A Changing World: Its Impact on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Klein- und Mittelunternehmen im Zeichen von Internationalisierung, Technisierung und Qualifizierung
(Small business under the signs of internationalisation, technisation and qualification)
«Neue Ära»: Aufbruch oder Niedergang für KMU
(«New area: Revival or decline of small business)
|1986 Bissone/Lugano |
1976 Merlingen/Lake Thun
1974 Les Diablerets
|1963 Mont Pèlerin |
1948 St.Gallen and Weggis
Professor and Senior Lecturer for Entrepreneurship
Backoffice KMU-HSG, Executive Secretary Förderverein KMU-HSG
Member of the KMU-HSG Board