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Region 8 Conference 

Marrakech, Morocco
November 1-4, 2017

The American University of Leadership (AUL) is hosting the 2017 ACBSP Region 8 Conference under the theme "Transforming Student Success Through Retention, Recruitment, and Reentry" from November 1-4, 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco. The conference aims to bring together more than 800 participants from various horizons: ministers and ministerial delegations, deans of universities, professors-researchers, entrepreneurs, corporate managers, executives, representatives of international organizations, and students.

Why Attend?
  • The first Region 8 Conference with 3 different tracks
  • Learn more about the accreditation process
  • Connect with peers
  • Discuss the latest education trends with all stakeholders involved; governments, companies, universities, and students
  • Network with African universities and governmental institutions
  • Meet with young students and entrepreneurs through the "Innovative Entrepreneurship Competition"

The conference will be held at the Palm Plaza Hotel & Spa in Marrakech. Reserve your room by clicking here. The room rate is $70 - $120 + tax.

Visit the Conference website for complete details and to register.

Conference Documents:


About Region 8
International Council

The International Council of Business Schools and Programs is a regional division of ACBSP. Areas within Region 8 are generally those outside of the U.S. and Canada, along with those not belonging to another region. At this time, the following areas are roughly within Region 8:

  • Middle East
  • Oceania

Need the logo for your region? Visit our Logos & Guidelines page to download it.


Region Leadership
Chair Dr. Anass (Alex) Lahlou
Dr.lahlou@aulm.us
American University of Leadership, Morocco
Phone: +212 676 68 03 54
Chair-Elect Matthew Andrews
matthew.andrews@ism.edu
International School of Management
Phone: +33 (0)1 45 51 09 09
Secretary Meriem Ait Bacha
meriem@aulm.us
American University of Leadership, Morocco
Phone: +212 666 297 518
Treasurer Christine Clarke
c.clarke@mail.euruni.edu
Eu Business School
Phone: +34 93 201 81 71
Immediate Past Chair Dr. Alfred Miller
amiller@hct.ac.ae
Higher Colleges of Technology - Fujairah, UAE
Phone: 971-02-206-9359

Conference Proceedings

The International Council of Business Schools and Programs annually publishes its Conference Proceedings consisting of papers and presentations from each of its conferences. The first year for publication of the Conference proceedings was 2009.

  • 2016 International Conference, November 23 – 27, 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The theme of this International Conference was “Preparing Students for Career Success” The 259-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2015 International Conference, November 25 – 28, 2015, Barcelona, Spain. The theme of this International Conference was “Creating New Knowledge in the Classroom.” The 114-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2014 International Conference, November 27 – 30, 2014, Athens, Greece. The theme of this International Conference was “Partnering with Business for Student Success.” The 132-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2013 International Conference, November 27 – December 1, 2013, Brussels, Belgium. The theme of the inaugural International Conference was “Engaged Learning in the Digital Age.” The 110-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2012 Annual Conference, November 21-24, Geneva, Switzerland. The theme of the Conference was "Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in the Classroom.” The 700-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2011 Annual Conference, November 24-27, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The theme of the Conference was "Sustaining Excellence Through Quality Business Education.” The 521-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2010 Annual Conference, November 25-28, Vienna, Austria. The theme of the Conference was "Managing Effectively in the New Fiscal Reality.” The 680-page proceedings is available for download.
  • 2009 Annual Conference, November 26-29, Paris, France. The theme of the Conference was "Recognizing Excellence in Business Education.” The 619-page proceedings is available for download.

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