Dear AIB-W Colleagues and Friends, On behalf of the Academy of International Business, US-West Chapter we would like to invite you to our annual conference which will be held in Seattle, Washington on October 22-24, 2015. The theme of the conference is Advancing International Business Research, and we cordially invite you to share your research by submitting conceptual and empirical papers, teaching cases, or panel proposals that enhance our understanding of international business. Awards with cash prizes will be given to the Best Paper, the Best Student Paper, and the Best Reviewer. We are excited to welcome Rosalie Tung as our keynote speaker. Dr. Tung is Ming & Stella Wong Professor of International Business at Simon Fraser University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and President of the Academy of International Business. Attached is the Call for Papers. The submission deadline is August 1, 2015. All submissions can be made through the AIB-W online submission system: http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/us-w/2015/ The conference will take place in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the campus of the University of Washington. The venue provides an excellent opportunity to develop connections and collaborations in the heart of Puget Sound, with beautiful ocean and mountains nearby. Seattle is a hub of international business, with a particular focus on the Pacific Rim. The region is home to large multinationals and innovative firms in sectors including aerospace, healthcare, clean technology, international logistics, and information and communication technology. For information on lodging options and sightseeing please go to http://www.aib-w.org/2015-annual-conference/ We look forward to seeing you in Seattle, Nila Wiese, Conference Chair & Gary Knight, Chapter Chair Nila M. Wiese, Ph.D. | Director Business Leadership Program Professor of International Business and Marketing UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND School of Business and Leadership 1500 N. Warner St. #1032 Tacoma, WA 98416-1032 T: 1.253.879.3390 E: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> www.pugetsound.edu/blp<http://www.pugetsound.edu/blp> www.latambizknow.com<http://www.latinamericabusinessknowledge.com/> www.aib-w.org<http://www.aib-w.org> ____ 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.