Dear Colleague: We invite you to attend the October 17-19, 2013 conference, New Forces Shaping the Future of International Business Education, at the University of Colorado Denver. This is a joint initiative of the Western Regional CIBER Consortium and the Rocky Mountain CIBER Network. The conference will provide a valuable opportunity to learn more about international business and best teaching practices from recognized IB experts, and network with faculty from two and four year institutions who are interested in international business. The program fee is $125; the hotel cost is $149/night at the SpringHill Suites Marriott. The conference themes are * New developments in international business education * Disruptive technologies - new platforms and methods of teaching international business * New topics in international business education * Innovative pedagogy in international business education * Transformational global changes impacting international business Please visit the conference website<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Pages/RM_Conference.aspx>. This will provide * Conference Brochure<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Documents/WRCIBER_Program_Brochure_2013.pdf> * Link to online registration<http://www.regonline.com/2013WesternRegionalConf> * Lodging information and travel directions<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Documents/Western_Regional_CIBER_Hotel_Info.pdf> * Online hotel registration link<http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/densd-springhill-suites-denver-downtown/> * Draft information on conference sessions<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Documents/October_2013_WRCIBER_Draft_Conference_Sessions.pdf> * Bios of luminary speakers for plenary sessions<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Documents/October_2013_WRCIBER_Bios_Plenary_Sessions.pdf> * Draft program agenda<http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/InternationalPrograms/CIBER/ForRockyMountainCIBER/Documents/October_2013_WRCIBER_Agenda.pdf> Breakout sessions will be developed based on participant survey responses, i.e., for community college faculty, for Tribal Colleges and Universities faculty, for faculty just beginning to teach international business, and for faculty conducting extensive research in IB. This conference is hosted by the University of Colorado Denver CIBER. It is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and CIBERs at Brigham Young University, Michigan State University, San Diego State University, University of California Los Angeles, University of Hawaii Manoa, University of Southern California, University of Texas Austin, University of Washington, and University of Wisconsin Madison. Please direct questions to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, 303-315-8883, or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, 303-315-8884. We welcome your participation and look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Manuel Serapio Faculty Director Institute for International Business Center for International Business, Education and Research (CIBER) [cid:[log in to unmask]] ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.