The dynamics of global and regional business and economy leads to increase in the competitive intention between countries. Business and industries development have changed rapidly towards information technology utilization. It does not only require the anticipation from established companies but also SME companies and start-up businesses. The companies are required to continue the innovation in all fields in order to compete. They require to always be able to create the needed value by the community to survive.
Based on the reasons aforementioned, the ability to create innovative entrepreneurs who are encouraging in competition and are excellence in observing future opportunities is important. The 7th ICOEN 2020 is held to answer the dynamics, the opportunities, and the challenges in creating entrepreneurs. This conference is held as a series of ICOEN annual seminars which have been held for five times in Indonesia and Timor Leste. The 7th ICOEN theme carries out 2020 promotes entrepreneurship in relation to economic, industrial and business developments. Thus, the theme is “Creating Entrepreneur with Innovation Capability to Generate Value”.
The 7th ICOEN has international speakers from 4 (four) different countries who are expert in the field of entrepreneurship education, small and medium industries, the psychology of entrepreneurship, and entrepreneur. Based on their academic reputation, those experts have produced publications in various reputable international journals.
In addition, this conference is aimed at professionals, entrepreneurs, academics, researchers, students, and those who are interested in entrepreneurship. Hopefully, the participants will get broad benefits of entrepreneurship insight and development, industries, and businesses through the keynote speakers’ exposure and discussion. Moreover, the participants will be updated by various latest issues of entrepreneurship through a discussion of participants’ publication articles. The conference is also intended to be a place for expanding networks of academics and researchers among abroad colleagues. It is expected as a bridge in publishing research on entrepreneurship midwives into reputable proceedings and journals.