18th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance
10 - 11 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal

ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal

Welcome to ECMLG 2022

The European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance has been running now for 18 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 18th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance will be coorganized by the DINÂMIA’CET  - Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal and the Conference Chair will be Florinda Matos

Conference Chair

Prof Florinda Matos

Programme Chair

Prof Álvaro Rosa

We are looking forward to welcoming participants to Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal in November 2022 for the 18th  European Conference on 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. This year in Lisbon, we are excited to showcase our diverse city and institution.

In a time of great challenges for the Planet and the Society this conference intends to discuss the role of management, leadership, and governance to create more sustainable organizations and a better world.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline20 April 2022Extended Until 05 May 2022
Notification of abstract acceptance04 May 2022
Full paper due for review09 June 2022
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)18 August 2022
Earlybird registration closes01 September 2022
Final paper due (with any changes)15 September 2022
Final Author registration date06 October 2022

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.