Dear AIB’ers Colleague

Welcome to FERC 2016 <>

We invite submissions to the 12th Annual Family Enterprise Research
Conference (FERC) 2016 exploring the theme of Founder Influence on Family
Firms. The conference will be held from June 1st to June 4th in beautiful
town of Nova Lima near Belo-Horizonte, BRAZIL.  Our host is Fundação Dom
Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus

To accommodate multiple requests, submission deadline for FERC 2016 is
to February 15th, 2016*

FERC accepts *five-page ABSTRACTS* for submission in *English, Spanish, or
Portuguese*. Abstracts on all family business topics are welcomed.  We do
not require full papers.  We encourage you to submit your work in progress
as well as completed studies.  The presentation format for FERC is posters.

We have over $20,000 in awards, exciting speakers, and career academy for
doctoral students, junior and senior professors, and administrators.

Check out our website for submission guidelines, conference program,
keynote speakers (Werner Baer, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign,
and Shaker Zahra, University of Minnesota), Brazilian family business
leaders, sight-seeing tours & activities, and much more.

Submit your five-page ABSTRACTS today @

Rolling notification of acceptances will begin from February 20th, 2016.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for peer reviewer process (Over 50 scholars from
more than 20 countries have volunteered as reviewers). Decision letters
will be emailed to corresponding authors of submissions no later than March
15th, 2016.

For FERC 2016 Careers Academy apply @


·         Academic Program Chair: Raj Mahto, University of New Mexico (
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·         Spanish and 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 ([log in to unmask] ),
Fundação Dom Cabral – Campus Aloysio Faria

·         Host Team at Fundação Dom Cabral: Letícia Diniz Ribas (
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*Claudio G. Müller*

Adjunct Professor

School of Economics and Business

University of Chile

A: Diagonal Paraguay # 257, Suite 1903. Santiago. Chile

Tel:  +56 (22) 977 2059 | Fax: +56 (22) 635 1679

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