Dear Colleagues,


The deadline for full paper submission for the AIB-CEE 2019 Conference in Kaunas, Lithuania due to multiple requests has been extended until June 15th 2019. We would be grateful if you could possibly circulate an email to your colleagues.


New deadline for submissions: 15 June 2019.

Doctoral Colloquium: 15 July 2019

Journal of International Business Policy (JIBP) Paper Development Workshop (PDW): 10 June 2019


For details, please visit our conference website:

Papers can be submitted via:



6th Academy of International Business Central & Eastern European (AIB-CEE) Chapter Conference

25-27 September, 2019, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania


International Business in the Dynamic Environment:
Changes in Digitalization, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


In the current times, digitalization, innovation and entrepreneurship stand at the core of international business dynamics in the uncertain environment. The internationalization of companies, supported by innovation and digital technologies, cause the rapid and continuous transformation of the global business landscape, its business models, strategies, global value chains, operations, communication, knowledge sourcing and creation across international networks and geographic boundaries. Digital transformation is among of the main issues of local and international business, while digital economy is a priority of governments in Central and Eastern Europe.

While we focus on this theme, we welcome theoretical, conceptual, and empirical contributions, based on qualitative, quantitative approaches, and mixed methods in all areas of international business.

 Keynotes and Presentations:

All participants are invited actively participate in the plenary sessions, led by Prof. Jan-Erik Vahlne (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Prof. William Newburry (Florida International University, USA), Prof. Ilan Alon (University of Agder, Norway), Prof.  Pervez Ghauri (University of Birmingham, UK), Prof. Max von Zedtwitz (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) and others.

Participants are welcome to panel discussions with leading researchers, governmental bodies, and business representatives as well as presentations in 12 conference tracks.

 Conference Place:

Academy of International Business for the first time is organizing the event in Lithuania. The conference will be held in vibrant academic city Kaunas, which is becoming European Capital of Culture 2022 and hosted by Kaunas University of Technology, where business meets innovation and technologies. The city is unique for its complementation of contemporary business centres full of state-of-the-art technology with an inspiring layer of interwar modernism (it’s protected by the European Heritage label and is on its way to UNESCO) spread all over the city.

 Publishing Possibilities:

Several publishing possibilities includes Baltic Journal of Management (IF 1.49), Journal of East European Management Studies (IF 0,794), Engineering Economics (IF 0.709), Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review (SCOPUS), and others.

 Other activities:

All participants are invited to Paper development workshops, Visits to innovative companies in Kaunas region, Networking event, and Cultural program.


New deadline for full paper submission is June 15, 2019.

For details, please visit our conference website:  

For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us directly at



On behalf of organizers,

Prof. Jurgita Sekliuckienė, Conference Host Chair, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

Dr. Łukasz Puślecki, Chapter Chair, Poznan University of Economics, Poland

dr hab. Piotr Trąpczyński, prof. nadzw. UEP
Katedra Konkurencyjności Międzynarodowej
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu
PUEB Professor, Department of International Competitiveness
Poznań University of Economics and Business
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