Call for Papers

Thematic Strands

This conference is focusing on the six thematic strands: Economics/Finance, Graduate Scholars, International Management Across Business, Marketing, Project Management, and Technology.

Proposal Guidelines

Proposals for papers, poster presentations, and panel sessions should be submitted by August 15, 2017. Papers and presentations are invited from all areas of international business from both academicians and practitioners.

Proposals should be no more than 200 words in length and should include a description of the topic and implications of theoretical debate or practice of the discipline. The abstract should also indicate the relevance of the presentation to one of the six conference strands and explicitly outline three-four intended conclusions for the audience. In addition to the abstract, applicants are required to submit a short biography which should be no more than 150 words (no CVs please).

For a colloquium or panel discussion, the organizers should submit a single abstract on behalf of the group, devoting 200 words to the overall theme and intended outcomes and 150 words to each paper or panelist included.

Titles of presentations should be no more than 15 words. Each panel should list the following components: panel title, panel abstract (200 words) chair, discussant, and presentation titles.

Submission Procedure 

Upon receipt and review of the proposals, if accepted, author(s) will be asked to submit a shorter summary for inclusion in the conference program. Summaries for papers, posters, and workshops should be no longer than 50 words. Summaries for colloquia and panel discussions should be no longer than 100 words.

For presenters who wish to have their manuscripts published, please submit a final version of the paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings.  Full papers must be submitted by November 1, 2017.