16th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance
26-27th October 2020 Oxford, UK, a Virtual Conference

ACPI is continuing to prepare for our conferences scheduled for the remainder of the year and into next year. We are aware that the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 may affect your ability to attend an event in person, but we are integrating interactive virtual participation where attendance is not possible. We urge you to continue to submit your abstracts and papers in line with the published dates (extensions will be granted on request). For more details and regular updates please click here or contact

A Virtual Conference hosted by ACPI and EM-Normandie Business School, Oxford, UK

Welcome to ECMLG 2020

It is now 16 years since the European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance was established. This event has been held in England, Croatia, Austria, Cyprus, Netherlands 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.  

Conference Chair

Dr Paul Griffiths



Personal Message from the Conference Chair

On behalf of the ECMLG 2020 organising committee, we are delighted to welcome you to the 16th  European Conference on on Management, Leadership and Governance (ECMLG 2020) at the UK campus of the EM-Normandie Business School in Oxford, UK.  We look forward to sharing ideas and networking with a diverse group of ECMLG participants. This year in Oxford we are excited to showcase our diverse city and institution. We look forward to seeing you in Oxford in 2020.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadlineSTILL ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS
Notification of abstract acceptance15 April 2020
Full paper due for review26 May 2020
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)04 August 2020
Earlybird registration closes18 August 2020
Final paper due (with any changes)01 September 2020
Final Author registration date22 September 2020

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. 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.

Conference Accreditations


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

      • indexed in the ISI Web of Science 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.