Dear AIB secretariat, May I please request to post and email blast a coming Conference for PhD Students Socialising Business Research - Connecting and Advancing Knowledge <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/index.html>. Below are the details for immediate sharing. Thank you very much! ___ CONFERENCE FOR PhD STUDENTS Socialising Business Research - Connecting and Advancing Knowledge <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/index.html> 5-7 June 2017 Kent Business School, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK *Link to more information about the conference: * *https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/index.html* <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/index.html> “Socialising Business Research: Connecting and Advancing Knowledge” is organised by research students for research students with the aim to connect PhD students from business schools across Europe and beyond. Research socialisation will take place within the interdisciplinary business context, where PhD students across all years of study will be exposed to a wide range of business research topics, developing an appreciation for different perspectives, methods and theories. Formal and informal events will provide opportunities to network with fellow PhDs, academics and industry professionals. Professional Development Workshops (PDW) (both field-specific and generic on research skills) will provide a great opportunity for you to learn more about publishing and research methodologies within fields of study SUBMISSIONS <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/submission.html> The conference accepts two types of contributions: extended abstract (up to a maximum of 800 words) and poster. Also the poster submission should be accompanied by an extended abstract up to a maximum of 800 words. You will not be required to submit a full-length paper in advance of the conference. Your contribution should clearly explain your chosen topic, your research question(s), theoretical background and the contribution of the research. Empirical and applicative contributions should provide a brief overview of their underpinning methodology, analysis and main findings *Link to more information about submissions: * *https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/submission.html* <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/submission.html> CONFERENCE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/committees.html> Chair: Professor Michel Czinkota, Georgetown University & University of Kent, Professor of International Business Members: Dr. Adolf Acquaye, University of Kent, Senior Lecturer in Sustainability Prof. Dimitris Assimakopoulos, President of European Doctoral Association in Management & Business Administration Dr. Ming Cheng, University of East Anglia, Senior Lecturer in Education Prof. Thomas Cooke, Georgetown University, Distinguished Teaching Professor Dr. Amany Elbanna, Deputy Director of Graduate Studies School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London Dr. Fragkiskos Filippaios, University of Kent, Reader in International Business Prof. Yannis Georgellis, University of Kent, Director of Research Prof. Ronald Goodstein, Georgetown University, Associate Professor Prof. Jenny Harrow, Cass Business School, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management Dr. Epameinondas Katsikas, University of Kent, Lecturer in Accounting Dr. Zaheer Khan, University of Kent, Reader in Strategy & International Business Prof. Gary Knight, Williamette University, Professor of Global Management Prof. Jenny Harrow, Cass Business School, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management Prof. Soo Hee Lee, University of Kent, Professor of Organisation Studies Dr. Patricia Lewis, University of Kent, Reader in Management Prof. Ben Lowe, University of Kent, Professor of Marketing Prof. Raphael Markellos, University of East Anglia, Professor of Finance Prof. Martin Meyer, University of Kent, Head of Kent Business School Dr. Judy Muthuri, Nottingham University, Associate Professor in Corporate Social Responsibility Dr. Jesse O’Hanley, University of Kent, Reader in Environmental Systems Management Dr. Ekaterini Panopoulou, University of Kent, Reader in Finance Dr. Theologos Pantelidis, University of Kent, Senior Lecturer in Management Dr. Catherine Robinson, University of Kent, Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics and Business Statistics Prof. Ilkka Ronkainen, Georgetown University, Emeritus Faculty Dr. Maria Paola Scaparra, University of Kent, Reader in Management Science Dr. M May Seitanidi, University of Kent, Senior Lecturer in Strategy Prof. Charles Skuba, Georgetown University, Professor of the Practice Dr. Carmen Stoian, University of Kent, Lecturer in International Business Dr. Zita Stone, University of Kent, Lecturer in Strategy and International Business Prof. Radu Tunaru, University of Kent, Professor of Finance Dr. Niaz Wassan, University of Kent, Reader in Management Science Dr. Shaomin Wu, University of Kent, Reader in Business Applied Statistics Prof. Valbona Zeneli, Marshall Center for Security Studies, Professor of National Security Studies PLENARY SPEAKERS <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/speakers.html> Professor Andrew Crane (University of Bath, UK) Professor of Business and Society; Director, Centre for Business, Organisations and Society. Co-editor of Business and Society Journal. Professor Gary Knight (Willamette University, USA) Professor of Global Management, Helen Simpson Jackson Endowed Chair of International Management. Member of the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies. *Link to more information about plenary speakers: * *https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/speakers.html* <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/speakers.html> *Link to the conference program: * *https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/programme.html* <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/programme.html> IMPORTANT DATES 20 April 2017, 17.00 (London Time): Deadline for submission of extended abstract and poster submission 19 May 2017: Last day for early bird registration fee From 20 May 2017: Regular registration fee 5-7 June 2017: Conference REGISTRATION AND FEES <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/registration/index.html> Early Bird registration for the conference is open until Friday 19 May 2017. The early-bird registration fees (until 19 May 2017): EARC Delegates (University of Kent, University of East Anglia, University of Essex) - £30 Other Delegates - £50 The registration fees (from 20 May 2017): EARC Delegates (University of Kent, University of East Anglia, University of Essex) - £45 Other Delegates - £65 *Link to more information about registration and fees: * *https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/registration/index.html* <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/registration/index.html> LOCATION <https://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs/sbr2017/location/index.html> Kent Business School, Parkwood Road, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7PE CONTACT US! EMAIL [log in to unmask] -- Prof. Michael R. Czinkota McDonough School of Business Georgetown University 402 Hariri Building Washington DC 20057 [log in to unmask] Tel. 202 687 4204 Cell 202 253 3566 FAX 202 687 4031 Website www.michaelczinkota.com ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. 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