SEPTEMBER 2018: 5th ICSEA conference
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9/21/2018 to 9/23/2018
When: Friday, September 21, 2018

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The 5th International Conference on Social Enterprise in Asia will be held from 21 to 23 September, Osaka, Japan. The abstract submission is now accepting!


Main Theme;

Social enterprise and social economy in Asia: Inclusive local community and global civil society



Call for Abstracts


The organizing committee is now accepting abstract submissions for the ICSEA (International Conference on Social Enterprise in Asia).


Abstracts of the research should be connected to any of the sub themes of the conference:“Social Enterprises and Social Entrepreneurship in Asian context,”“Conceptions and Models of Social Innovation,”“Social Innovation in various services or settings: social welfare, health, education, environmental protection etc,”“Social Finance & Impact Investment and other new initiatives,”“Cross-sector Collaboration, Public, private partnership (PPP),”and “Social Impacts of SE and their Measurement.”


Abstracts for paper and poster should:


• be about 300words. be under 500 words.

• be sent by Registration Page (fill in biographical details).

Submission process




Complete the form of Registration Page by May 30, 2018, and await announcement of accepted presentations.




Pay for the conference fee and upload the full paper (should be 5000 to 8000words in the length) by August 20, 2018.


Registration Fee


Early Bard 25,000 Yen

Early Bard (Student) 10,000 Yen

Normal 35,000 Yen

Normal (Student) 15,000 Yen

The fee will include conference materials, lunch, and dinner for two days.


Important Dates


Submission Deadline May 30, 2018

Early Bard Registration Deadline June 20, 2018

Registration Deadline August 20, 2018

Full paper Deadline August 20, 2018



Organized by


The Research and Development on Regional Information Institute in Ritsumeikan University (RDIRI) (Host)

CIRIEC Japan (Japan branch of the Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche et d’Information sur les Entreprises Collectives, International Centre of Research and Information on the Collective Economy) (Co-Host)


Supported by


Ibaraki City Social Welfare Council

The Japan NPO Research Association (JANPORA)

The Japanese Society for Co-operative Studies

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