Dear AIB Colleagues,

*Submission Open** - FERC 2016*

The 12th Annual Family Enterprise Research Conference

Fundação Dom Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus

Nova Lima (MG) – Brazil

June 1-4, 2016

Submission Link:

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*Submission Guidelines*

·       Extended abstracts of no more than five pages, excluding references
and tables (Microsoft Word document).

·       Manuscripts may be submitted in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

·       Double-spaced with one inch margins in 12-point font, using APA 6th
edition for References.

·       Submissions on International Entrepreneurship will be considered
for the ie-scholars network award.

The following should be addressed in the abstract: Purpose of the project;
Gap in the literature; Importance of addressing the gap; Manner in which
this project addresses the gap in the literature; Methodology used in this
research project; Summary of the results; Implications of the findings for
research and practice.


*Keynote Speakers: *

Werner Baer, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign

Shaker Zahra, University of Minnesota

*AWARDS (Over $20,000 in prize money)*

Some of the awards to be given are:

• Best Paper Awards (*$4,500*) sponsored by MCS Family Wealth


• GVSU (Grand Valley State University) Family Owned Business

Institute award & Resident Scholar award *($15,000)*

*Scholars Program*

• Best Spanish Paper Award

*Career Academy: *

Program is designed to address dilemmas and questions at all levels of an
academic’s life - from a doctoral student to a chaired professor, editor,
or senior administrator.

*Other Conference Highlights:*

-              STEP Meetings

-              Conference Presentations

-              Meet Journal Editors

-              Meet Brazilian family business leaders

*Key Dates: *

-              Submission Deadline: January 31st, 2016

-              Career Academy Application Deadline:  February 15th, 2016

-              Notification for Acceptance:  March 15th, 2016

-              Early bird Registration: April 30th, 2016

*Find out more at the conference website *

*The Organizing Team:*

*Academic Program Chair: *
Raj Mahto, University of New Mexico ([log in to unmask] )

*Spanish/Portuguese Submissions: *
Claudio Muller, Universidad de Chile, Chile [log in to unmask]

*Career Academy Chairs:  *
Rebecca Long ([log in to unmask] ) &
Joshua Daspit ([log in to unmask] ), Mississippi State University

*Conference Chair: *

Maria Teresa Roscoe, Fundação Dom Cabral – Campus Aloysio Faria

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Host Team at Fundação Dom Cabral:  Letícia Diniz Ribas

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