Dear AIB Members, The Indonesian Regional Science Association (IRSA) in collaboration with Sam Ratulangi University invites scholars, practitioners and graduate students to submit papers to be presented in the 6th IRSA International Institute. The theme of the conference is *Maritime Infrastructure and Regional Development*, and it will be held in* Manado, North Sulawesi on July 17-18, 2017*. Potential topics to be discussed in this conference include, but are not limited to: - Eastern Indonesia Regional Development - Infrastructure Development and Financing Infrastructure Development - Logistic and Transportation - National and Regional Competitiveness - Public Private Partnership - Village Fund for Infrastructure - Political Economy and Governance of Regional Development - Financial Inclusion - Regional/International Trade, Public Finance, Investment and Inflation - Rural Development, Agriculture, Urban Issues, Rural-Urban Migration - Other Topics Related to Regional Science or Regional Development Extended paper abstract of about *250-500* words should be submitted online via *http://manado2017.irsa-indonesia.org/abstract-submission/* <http://manado2017.irsa-indonesia.org/abstract-submission/>by *April 14, 2017*. Abstract should consist of background, data and methodology, potential contribution to knowledge, and keywords. Abstracts must be submitted in English, as also the full paper. Paper sessions are seminar-style for each paper and ample time for discussion and for participants to provide constructive feedback to authors. Paper presentations will be in English. *http://manado2017.irsa-indonesia.org/* <http://manado2017.irsa-indonesia.org/> -- Joy Elly Tulung Jurusan Manajemen FEB Universitas Sam Ratulangi Manado feb.unsrat.ac.id www.joyellytulung.com <http://www.joyellytulung.com> ____ 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.