[image: Imágenes integradas 1] In response to several requests, the organizing committee of AIB-LAT 2017 has decided to offer a short deadline extension for main conference submissions until *October 12, 2016*. To submit your manuscript, please go to: http://meetings.aib.msu.ed u/lat/2017/ For more information, please visit our website at http://www.aiblat2017.com/ Several types of contributions are welcome: - Panels - Competitive and interactive papers - Posters - Teaching cases At this point in time, we would also like to direct your attention to several additional pre-conference academic activities: - *PDW* (Paper Development Workshop) in *Spanish*, coordinated by Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Marcelo Alvarado Vargas - *PDW* in *English*, organized by the *Journal of International Business Studies* and coordinated by SaeedSamiee, Yadong Luo and Stav Fainshmidt - *Doctoral Consortium* coordinated by José Ernesto Amorós Espinosa - *Meet the Editors Panel* featuring editors from several top International Business journals (included in both pre-conference and main conference programs) *Submissions* to the *PDWs* and the *Doctoral Consortium* will be open from *October 15 thru November 15*. Separate submission instructions for these conference components will be distributed within the next week and will also be available from the website. Please note that all submissions for the conference must be in English, with the exception of the Spanish PDW. Since networking is an important benefit of the conference, the *social program* will give the participants good opportunities to interact and develop relationships. The coffee breaks and, in particular, the *Gala Dinner* will feature the best of the famous Peruvian cuisine. *Lima* is considered the gastronomical capital of South America, with more than 400 original dishes and some of the best chefs in the world. Be prepared to discover a full of flavors around every corner. Further, Lima is a city with rich history and memories of the Inca civilization. *Peru* holds many additional treasures to visit including the world famous Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Nazca lines. Come meet expert and young IB researchers, have a *pisco** sour* and some *ceviche*, and enjoy the friendly academic atmosphere of AIB-LAT! *Conference Committee* *Local Chairs:* Armando Borda / Mariella Olivos *Conference Manager: *Mylene Sandoval Lopez *Program Chair: *Jorge Carneiro *Track Chairs:* • CSR, Sustainability and Corporate Governance: Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez • Entrepreneurship and Family Business: Patricio Duran • FDI and Internationalization: Mario Henrique Ogasavara • Institutions and International Business: Diego Finchelstein • Management, Marketing and HRM: Carlos Rodríguez • International Business in Latin America and the Caribbean: David Mayorga *JIBS Paper Development Workshop Chairs:* Saeed Samiee, Yadong Luo and Stav Fainshmidt *Spanish Paper Development **Workshop Chairs**:* Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Marcelo Alvarado Vargas *Doctoral Consortium Chair: *José Ernesto Amorós Espinosa *AIB-LAT Chapter Chair: *William Newburry -- *AIBLAT 2017* *Steering Committee* ____ 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.