Conference begins: October 12, 2021


CU-ICE aims at addressing the key economic and development issues in Africa and beyond. The conference is focused on vectors conducive to economic growth and alleviation of poverty, famine and low growth rates.

The conference will be the perfect platform where entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policy makers, students and other start-up champions from Nigeria and beyond identify new ways of helping start-ups and existing firms to achieve stronger competitiveness and enumerate the roles of entrepreneurship in solving economic challenges.

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  1. Submission of Abstracts: August 20 , 2021
  2. Extended Abstract Submission: September 8, 2021
  3. Notification for Acceptance: September 8, 2021
  4. Submission of full-length paper (3,500-7,000 words): September18, 2021Each paper will undergo a double-blind peer review process. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.
  5. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by September20, 2021 and given the opportunity to revise their papers (where applicable) for a final submission.
  6. Final submission of full papers: October 6, 2021
  7. Submission of a PowerPoint Presentation of 10-15 slides including the reference slide(s) of the accepted conference paper: October 10, 2021
  8. Arrival of conference delegates: October 11, 2021
  9. Conference begins: October 12, 2021


  1. Oral Presentation:
    All the oral presentations should be done in English, the official language of the event.
    Each talk is 15 minutes long. We recommend dedicating 12 minutes to the presentation and 3 minutes to open discussion.

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