*China Innovation and Global Integration:*

*Silicon Valley and Beyond*
The 2nd Annual China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) International
Conference hosted by University of San Francisco in collaboration with
Peking University, the Department of International Science and Technology
Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of China, and the World
Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations .

*Date:* May 17-19, 2017

*Location: *Beijing, China
*Submission Deadline: *January 25, 2017
*Notice of Acceptance:* February 25, 2017
*Early Bird Registration:* March 10, 2017
*Conference Dates:* May 17-19, 2017

Distinguished invited speakers will include, among others:

*Paul Beamish, PhD* - Professor, Canadian Research Chair in International
Management at Ivey, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Dean of the
Fellows of the Academy of International Business, Director of the
International Business Institute, and Canada Research Chair in
International Management.

*Rosalie Tung, PhD* - Ming & Stella Wong Professor of International
Business, Simon Fraser University (Canada).

*Marshall Meyer, PhD* - Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor of Management and Sociology
Emeritus in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty
Member of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, and Associate
Member of the Center for East Asian Studies.

*Bruce McKern, PhD* - Visiting Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover

*Dr. Yadong Luo, PhD* - Emery M. Findley Distinguished Chair and Professor
of Management at University of Miami.

Invited speakers for the practitioner track of the conference will include
executives from companies like IBM, Baidu, as well as venture capitalists
and economic experts.

Our list of invited speakers for both the academic and practitioner forums
will be updated on our website as the are confirmed.

Conference Website:

Conference Submission Form:

*Brief Overview*

We are excited to announce a conference that further bridges the
scholar-practitioner gap. This conference brings together leading scholars
as well as business and policy leaders to address emerging business
opportunities in China’s rapidly changing technology industry.

We invite theoretical papers, empirical research, and case studies in the
broad area of innovation as it relates to Chinese business. See the
attached call for topics of particular interest and specific submission

We invite scholars, business leaders, policy makers, and other interested
individuals and organizations to join the conference as an interactive
forum for practitioners and researchers to discuss the issues concerning
Chinese Innovation & Global Integration.

We hold equal emphasis for both academic and practical orientation. For
scholars, the conference aims to provide an opportunity to present
research, connect with practitioners, and identify questions concerning

*Best Paper Awards & Publication Opportunities:*

All accepted submissions will be included in the conference proceedings,
unless advised otherwise. The Best Paper Award will be presented to the
individual(s) at the end of the conference. Authors who wish to have their
papers considered for the best paper award should submit full papers following
the JIBS guidelines by the submission date. The conference is partnering
with an international journal to compile a special issue reflecting the
theme of the conference. The author(s) of articles presented will be
invited to submit their work to the special issue. The author(s) of cases
presented will be invited to have their work submitted to Ivey Publishing.

*Additional Details in the Attached Call for Papers.*

Please visit the website at for updates regarding
key note and distinguished speakers.

Dr. Liang Wang

Assistant Professor
Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy
School of Management
University of San Francisco
China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) Executive Board member
2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. 94117-1080
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