14th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance

18 - 19 October 2018, HU University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands

Location of Conference

HU University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands

Welcome to ECMLG 2018

Welcome to ECMLG 2018

It is now 14 years since the European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance was established. This event has been held in England, Croatia, Austria, Cyprus to mention only a few of the countries who have hosted it.

The conference is generally attended by participants from more than 35 countries and attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of management, leadership and governance.


ECMLG Chairs

Conference Chair

Prof. dr. Pascal Ravesteijn

Programme Chair

Dr. Ing. Benny M.E. de Waal


A personal message from the Conference Chair

On behalf of the HU University of Applied Sciences and the ECMLG 2018 organizing committee, I am honored and delighted to welcome you to the 14th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance  (ECMLG 2018) which will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Utrecht is a lively student city as well as an inspiring city that nurtures talent and creativity and, last but not least, Utrecht is an intelligent city that uses innovation and sustainability to meet new challenges and achieve its ambitions. I believe that Utrecht with all of its history, culture and scenery will provide a venue that guarantees a successful conference which offers a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners to network, explore new ideas and learn from each other. We hope to have both old and new colleagues join us there in 2018!

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline03 April 2018 Extended until 17th April 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance09 April 2018
Full paper due for review17 May 2018
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)26 July 2018
Earlybird registration closes09 August 2018
Final paper due (with any changes)23 August 2018
Final Author registration date13 September 2018

ECMLG Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities


ECMLG Publication Opportunities

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.

Additionally, papers that have been presented at the conference will also be considered for further development an 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.

ECMLG Conference Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings




ECMLG Conference Accreditations

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

  • indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
  • indexed by the Institution of Engineers and Technology in the UK (INSPEC)
  • 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.