IEECOnline: A taste of the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference
September 9th – September 11th 10am to 1pm each day

Check out this short video to give you a taste of IEEC – this year it’s all online and we are aiming to give you a fantastic flavour of the full IEEC (next at Aston in 2021)


IEECOnline supported enterprise and entrepreneurship educators and practitioners to keep their delivery fit for the future in a changing world. This virtual interactive conference provided a flavour of the full IEEC face-to-face conference through:

  • Short expert inputs from internationally recognised keynotes
  • Case studies and Pecha Kucha presentations sharing key learning and practice from EEUK Associates and Fellows
  • Breakout sessions for facilitated discussion and networking
  • Latest #EntEd Policy updates

Who should participate? 

  • HE and FE enterprise and entrepreneurship educators and practitioners working inside or outside the curriculum
  • Incubator and enterprise centre managers, project managers, business support professionals and others who are supporting start up and growth
  • Careers and employability professionals – particularly those interested in the contribution that enterprise makes to employability
  • Senior leaders in HE and FE who influence policy and strategy related to enterprise and entrepreneurship education
  • Policy makers who have influence over the provision of enterprise and entrepreneurship education
  • Researcher developers – particularly those interested in developing enterprising attributes in early career researchers
  • Knowledge transfer professionals – particularly those who support academics to develop the skills they need to maximise the impact of their research


  • Paul Coyle, Director, Entrepreneurial Mindset Network on ‘Influencing change – the power of the entrepreneurial mindset.’
  • Sally Brown, Emeritus Professor, Leeds Beckett University and Kay Sambell, Professor (HE Pedagogy), Edinburgh Napier University. Sally and Kay will present ‘Making assessment future fit: ensuring authentic assessment approaches in the light of Coronavirus changes to HE practice’
  • Julienne Shields, CEO, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) who will share how USASBE members have adapted delivery of start-up/incubation support in response to Covid-19

National Enterprise Educator Awards

The award ceremony for the National Enterprise Educator Awards provided an exciting finale to IEECOnline. The winners can be found here.