*Africa Rising: The Internationalization of African Firms and the Prospects
for Western and Eastern Multinationals*

           *Riara University, Nairobi, Kenya      **I**  August 13 - 15,
2014  **I  *

We are delighted to announce our inaugural conference with the theme:
“Africa Rising: The Internationalization of African Firms and the Prospects
for Western and Eastern Multinationals”.

We have an interesting and engaging programme:

* Four world-class keynote speakers:

   Prof. Elizabeth L. Rose I  AIB Vice-President I  University of Otago, NZ
   Prof. Patricia McDougall  I AIB Vice-President I Indiana University, USA
   Prof. Kevin Ibeh I Assistant Dean, Birkbeck I University of London, UK
   Prof. Ken N. Kamoche I Director, Africa Research Group I University of
Nottingham, UK

* A day-long Journal of International Business Studies Paper Development
Workshop led by
   Professors Rose and McDougall

* A mini-workshop on Teaching International Business

* Experiential learning trips to IBM Africa Research Lab and Safaricom

* And of course interesting research papers and teaching cases submitted by
scholars from around the world covering a variety of IB issues:

*Track 1: The Internationalization of African Firms: Strategies, Patterns
and Outcomes*

Chair: Prof Amon Chizema, Loughborough University, UK

*Track 2: Doing Business in Africa: Prospects and Challenges for Foreign

Chair: Dr Lyal White, Gordon Institute of Business Science, South Africa

*Track 3: International Business and Management / General Track*

Chair: Prof Francies Wambalaba, United Stated International University,

*Track 4: Teaching Cases on International Business in Africa*

Chair: Dr Chris Ogbechie, Lagos Business School, Nigeria

The early registration deadline is Friday, July 4. We accept credit cards,
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attached the registration forms and lodging information. Follow the link
for additional information:

*We look forward to meeting you in Nairobi! *

Best regards,

Prof Abel Kinoti
Chapter Chair
Academy of International Business Sub-Saharan Africa

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