Submissions are now open for the Annual AIB-Oceania Research Symposium and Professional Development Workshop. Please visit:  or  for submission points and the call for submissions (also attached). 


The Annual meeting of AIB-Oceania (previously named AIB-Australia and New Zealand) will be held in Melbourne Australia, 16-17 November 2018, and is hosted by the Department of Management and Marketing, The University of Melbourne. 


Keynote speakers for 2018 are Professor Marjorie Lyles (Florida International University, JIBS Area Editor and AIB President Elect) and Professor Peter Liesch (University of Queensland, JIBS Area Editor).


A paper presentation or panel proposal for the Research Symposium requires only a 750 page abstract to be submitted, which will be reviewed by the AIB-Oceania Board.  The Professional Development Workshop this year will focus on: “What makes an excellent introduction?”   


Confirmed mentors at the Professional Development Workshop include Professor Marjorie Lyles (Florida International University), Professor Peter Liesch (University of Queensland), Professor Beth Rose (Leeds University), Professor Doug Dow (Melbourne Business School), Assoc. Prof Vikas Kumar (University of Sydney), Professor Gabriele Suder (University of Melbourne), Dr Tom Osegowitsch (University of Melbourne) and  Professor Sara McGaughey (Griffith University), with more to come!


No registration fee is charged for AIB members (you must be a current member), and early career researchers and doctoral candidates are especially welcome.  Please see the above links or attached “Call for Submissions” for additional information.


We look forward to seeing you at in Melbourne in November 2018!


All the best




Sara McGaughey | Professor of International Business

Griffith Business School, Griffith University | Nathan Campus | QLD 4111 | Macrossan (N16) Room 1.70 

T +61 7 3735 4889 | email  

Chapter Chair, Academy of International Business (AIB) - Oceania


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