Save the Date – 5th Effectuation Conference!

21 November 2016

We are happy to announce that the 5th Effectuation Conference is scheduled for July 31st –  August 3rd, 2017 in Baltimore MD and Charlottesville, VA, USA. Darden School of Business and the University of Baltimore will host the conference right before the Academy of Management Meeting 2017 (Aug 4th-8th, Atlanta, GA, USA).

Besides the usual research days on Aug 2nd-3rd, we are adding two extraordinary events to the conference: a Social Effectuation workshop on July 30th-31st in Baltimore, MD; and a open event at Darden to bring together scholars, alumni, entrepreneurs and members of the business community.

Details and website will follow soon.

Organizing committee:
Stuart Read (Willamette University)
Saras Sarasvasthy (Darden Business School)
David Lingelbach (University of Baltimore)
Tiago Ratinho (University of Baltimore)

Committed stakeholders:
Gry Agnete Alsos (University of Nordland Business School)
René Mauer (ESCP Europe Berlin)
Philippe Silberzahn (EMLYON)

Call of papers is out!

12 November 2015

The oficial website for this 4th edition is
Call for papers.
See you in Bodø, Norway – in “the land of the midnight sun” – just above the Arctic Circle.

4th Effectuation Conference – Save the Date!!

14 September 2015

We are happy to announce that the 4th Effectuation Conference is scheduled for June 6th-7th, 2016 in Bodø, Norway.
The University of Nordland Business School will host the conference right before the Babson BCERC Conference.

Details will follow soon.

Gry Agnete Alsos (University of Nordland Business School)
Tommy Høyvarde Clausen (University of Nordland Business School)
Sølvi Solvoll (University of Nordland Business School)
René Mauer (ESCP Europe Berlin)
Tiago Ratinho (University of Baltimore)
Philippe Silberzahn (EMLYON Business School)

and of course:

Stuart Read (Willamette University)
Saras Saravasthy (Darden Business School)

Conference location

7 December 2014

some practical information:

the conference is at the Conference Hotel De Drienerburght (
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
Tel: (053) 433 13 66

The conference will be in Room A.

For those who are by car: parking is free and conveniently located right in front of De Drienerburght.

It’s next week!

3 December 2014

We are less than a week till the start of the 3rd Effectuation conference! Check out the updated version of the program.

Follow our live updates on Twitter @effectuating and don’t forget to post your definition of effectuation using #Effectuation2014.

Safe travels everyone!

Registration is now open!

16 October 2014

If you have received our invitation, please register and come to Enschede in December.

Program is online

21 August 2014

The preliminary program for the 3rd Effectuation Conference is online. You can read it here.

Details on the location of conference rooms and social events will be posted soon.

Finally…the Call for Papers

15 June 2014

We are glad to announce the call for papers for the 3rd Effectuation Conference. You can download it here: 2014 Effectuation Conference Call for Papers.

Please share and send in your papers!

First calls for papers handed out

7 June 2014

The first prints of the 2014 call for papers have been handed out during this year’s Babson conference. Not among the few selected? just a little patience…

The 2014 conference is on its way, stay tuned.

4 June 2014

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