Dear Colleagues, Just a short week left for you to submit your manuscripts, cases, or panel proposals to the AIB-US West 2018 Conference! Upcoming Deadline: April 15, 2018 Join us in Denver, Colorado on October 18-20, 2018 for an exciting conference in a vibrant location. The conference, hosted by the University of Denver, will offer the opportunity to visit and network with colleagues from around the world, share your work in competitive sessions, and attend a range of activities such as panels, and plenaries with keynote speakers. All submissions can be made through the AIB-US West online submission system: http://meetings.aib.msu.edu/us-w/2018/ Of special interest to doctoral students and junior faculty is our Paper Development Workshop on October 20. If you are interested in participating in the PDW, please email your manuscript to Prof. Sarika Pruthi ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>). The Call for Papers can be found here: http://www.aib-w.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/AIB-US-West-2018-Conference-CFP-v3-1-22-18.pdf Some Conference Highlights: * Workshop on International Entrepreneurship with Tricia McDougall-Covin and Manuel Serapio. * Paper Development Workshop (see above). * Best Paper Awards and Publication Opportunity: Outstanding papers will be considered for Best Paper(s) and Best Student Paper(s) Awards. In addition, the European Journal of International Management and the International Journal of Emerging Markets have agreed to sponsor best papers certificates in two topical areas: Emerging Markets and International Management (all papers, regardless of which track they were submitted to, will be considered for these awards). The award-winning papers will be given fast tracking opportunities for publication in these two journals. * Conference Proceedings: Opportunity to include your Paper Abstract or Full Paper in a Conference Proceedings (electronic copy only). For questions about the conference please contact [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> We look forward to meeting you in Denver! Kind regards, Nila Wiese, Conference Chair Gary Knight, Chapter Chair Nila M. Wiese, Ph.D. Nat S. and Marian W. Rogers Professor 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.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.