ECMLG Future and Past

If you would be interested in hosting ECMLG, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.

Hosted by:

ISCAP / IPP – School of Accounting and Administration
Polytechnic Institute of Porto
4465-004 S. Mamede de Infesta

14 - 15 November 2019


The Electronic Proceedings from ECMLG are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 different formats.

      • CD Version - £50 plus Postage  and Packaging
      • Printed Version - £60 plus Postage and Packaging

Purchase Proceedings from previous ECMLG Conferences

Winners at ECMLG 2019
Best PhD Paper

1st Place:
Framework for Managing Change in a Digital Transformation environment
Mervyn Christoffels, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa


2nd Place
The Shadow of Trust: The Methodological Choices of a Case Study on Leader Communication
Päivi Kosonen, University of Eastern Finland, Business school, Joensuu, Finland

Honorable mention: Master paper:

How Can Digital Leadership Guide The Customer Journey? An Exploratory Study Ibtissam
El Attoti
and Joyce Van Ee with Suzie Joku and Benny M.E. De Waal, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Netherlands (Masters Research)

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Professor Anabela Mesquita
, ISCAP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

Programme Chair:
Paulino Silva,
ISCAP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

Key Note Speakers:
Manuel Pérez Cota,University of Vigo, Spain
The Changing Role of Industry Knowledge for Global Businesses

Luis Borges Gouveia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal
Emerging Alternatives to Leadership and Governance in a Digital Ecosystem

Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal
Collective Attention to Digital Transformation: how Smart Organizations use IT

Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the City University, London, UK and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference. Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process. We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

Previous ECMLG Conferences

ECMLG 2018
Hosted by: 

HU University of Applied Sciences,

18 - 19 October 2018

Winners at ECMLG 2018
Best PhD Paper :
The Buffering Role of Ethical Leadership in Moral Disengagement: Anti-Competitive Behavioural Tendancy Link
Salim Khan, The Harbin University of Technology, China
Best Masters Presentation:
Privacy Governance and the GDPR: How are Organisations Taking Action to Comply with the New Privacy Regulations in Europe?
Xander Seerden, Tilburg University/University of Turku, Finland/The Netherlands
Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
 Dr. Pascal Ravesteijn, HU University of Applied Science

Programme Chair: 
Dr. Ing. Benny M.E. de Waal, 
HU University of Applied Science

Key Note Speakers:
Brian Johnson, ASL BISL Foundation
BiSL next as a Generic Conceptual model for Digital Transformation

Lineke Sneller
Agile in Control: A Square Circle or White Snow?