The ACBSP Global Conference Committee invites proposals for presentations for the 2017 ACBSP Global Conference and Accreditation Forum. Presentation proposals may be either practitioner-based or research-based. Practitioner-based presentations should be interactive with a high level of participant engagement and hands-on experience. Research-based presentations should include the appropriate research design and scientific methodology. This can be presentation-based on a previous presentation or research, or newly introduced presentation and research content.
All concurrent sessions are 45 minutes. This typically will include five minutes for introductions at the beginning, 25-30 minutes to present, five to ten minutes for questions and discussions, and five minutes at the end for concluding remarks and completion of session evaluations.
All proposals must indicate one of the following concurrent conference tracks:
The theme is focused on preparing our students for new forms of global business management - virtual/multi-forms, with active ongoing global collaborations. The requirement for international experience has substantially expanded over the last decade. Most businesses are now actually or virtually global through their ecommerce presence. More businesses of all sizes, whether domestic or international, are now operating with team members located all over the world, collaborating virtually thanks to new digital tools. This new paradigm means that not only will all business students need to understand global business, they will also need to do it more directly and concretely - while experiencing first-hand the international collaboration requirements.
Topics that may be a focus of presentations can include:
A call for educational scholars to share their expertise. Present at the global conference on the concepts of the ACBSP Accreditation Standards and Criteria, which are modeled after the Baldrige National Quality Program, Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. The standards and criteria present the leading edge of validated management practices that have proven to work in high-performing institutions of higher education to plan, perform, evaluate and measure results for institutional learning and sustainability. Please specify which Standard the presentation will be covering.
The submission deadline is September 5, 2017.
All responses to this call must be submited through our electronic selection system, with accompanying required items (e.g. photo and bio) at the time of submittal.
Proposals submitted outside of this system will not be considered or accepted. If the submission is completed and the system accepts it for review, it will be acknowledged by email within five working days. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of your submittal, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913-339-9356.
All proposals are peer-reviewed by representatives of the Global Business Education Committee. Authors will be notified of the status of their proposal and the committee's decision as either accepted without modification, accepted with modification, or not accepted.
The following table provides detailed information for deadlines and submissions. Please consider these dates as you prepare your submission in response to this Call for Presentations.
|September 5, 2017||Deadline for submission of response to this Call for Presentations|
|September 15, 2017||Email notification of acceptance|
|September 25, 2017||Deadline to confirm attendance as a presenter|
|October 1, 2017||Deadline for submission of Presenters Form with presentation title and 40-word abstract, 70-word bio, high resolution photo, and audio-visual requirements|
|October 6, 2017||Early registration deadline (presenters are required to register for the conference)|
|October 11, 2017||First conference call with presenters/authors (optional but recommended)|
|October 12, 2017||Second conference call with presenters/authors (optional but recommended)|
|October 16, 2017||Electronic submission of conference documents (e.g. presentation, paper, etc.)|
As you consider the conduct of a presentation at our conference, consider the preparation of submittal to the 2018 issue of The Transnational Journal of Business. The Journal welcomes authors to submit their original research papers, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and commentaries on developments in the literature, practice, and excellence in business education, for review and consideration for publication.
More information regarding The Transnational Journal of Business and responding to the Call for Papers is available at the ACBSP web page for The Transnational Journal of Business.
For assistance in responding to this Call for Presentations or for more information about the 2017 ACBSP Global Conference and Accreditation Forum, please contact email@example.com or 913-339-9356.
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