20th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance
14 - 15 November 2024, Lisbon, Portugal

Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal


Welcome to ECMLG 2024

The European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance has been running now for 20 years. This event has been held in Italy, Northern Ireland, France, Belgium, Portugal, and Finland to mention some of the countries who have hosted it. The conference is generally attended by participants from more than 40 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship teaching and research. The 20th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance will be hosted by the Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal

Personal Message from the Conference Chair

It is my pleasure to invite you to the 20th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance, to be held at Lusófona University in Lisbon, Portugal, on 14-15 November 2024.  Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a vibrant city steeped in history and culture. Lusófona University is a leading higher education institution in Portugal, renowned for its excellence in management and leadership programmes. The conference will bring together academics and researchers from around the world to discuss the latest trends and challenges in management, leadership and governance. We have been followers of the conference for many years and have always enjoyed the opportunity to share ideas and network with a diverse group of ECMLG participants. We are planning some social events to give you the opportunity to network with colleagues and explore the beautiful city of Lisbon.

I hope you will join us for this exciting event.

Mafalda Patuleia

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline24 April 2024
Notification of abstract acceptance08 May 2024
Full paper due for review13 June 2024
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)22 August 2024
Earlybird registration closes05 September 2024
Final paper due (with any changes)19 September 2024
Final Author registration date10 October 2024

Conference Publications


Papers accepted for the ECMLG after the double-blind peer review process, will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The conference proceedings have an ISSN ( 2048-9021) and will be assigned an ISBN on publication. Proceedings are accessible here:

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development and possible publication in the journals listed below. Note that journal editors are provided with the conference proceedings and will make selections if they feel work is appropriate and of sufficient quality for the journal. If invited to publish in a journal authors will be expected to develop the work by 40-50%, including a change of title and abstract. Individual journal procedures will need to be followed and there is no guarantee of publication.

Conference Accreditations


Proceedings of the European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance (ECMLG) are:

      • listed in the Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
      • indexed by the Institution of Engineers and Technology in the UK (INSPEC)
      • indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database
      • listed in the EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings
      • listed on Google Scholar
      • listed on Google Books

The Conference Proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body this process can take up to several months.