Dear IB Colleague, On behalf of the Academy of International Business, US-West Chapter we would like to invite you to our 2017 Annual Conference which will be held in San Jose, California on February 23-25, 2017. The theme of the conference is The Role of Technology and Innovation in International Business, 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 the conference's theme and international business in general. Attached is the Call for Papers (you can also find it here: http://www.aib-w.org/2017-annual-conference/call-for-papers/ The submission deadline is November 7, 2016 All submissions will be handled through the AIB US-West online submission system<http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/us-w/2016/> http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/us-w/2017/ If you would like to serve as a reviewer, you can do so here: http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/us-w/2017/signup.php For up-to-date information about the conference and related events, please check the chapter website at http://www.aib-w.org/2017-annual-conference/. Any questions regarding this call for papers should be addressed to Conference Program Chair Nila Wiese ([log in to unmask]). We look forward to seeing you in San Jose, Nila Wiese Conference Chair Tanvi Kothari Local Host & Chapter Treasurer 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.