Preliminary Schedule

ACBSP offers additional networking and educational opportunities to enhance your conference experience. These may be selected and paid for during registration. An interactive Standards & Criteria Workshop is offered, in either English or Spanish. A networking dinner is also offered. These are not included the conference registration; additional fees apply.

Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations deadline has passed. If you were selected as a presenter, a list of additional important dates and deadlines can be found on the Call for Presentations page.

Translation Services

We expect simultaneous interpretation (English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English) will be available for some sessions.

* Denotes an event that requires an additional fee.

Wednesday, November 2 Part 1 of Workshops and Networking Dinner; Registration Desk open.

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Welcome Desk8:00 AM5:00 PM
Standards and Criteria Interactive Workshop - English - Part 1*9:00 AM5:00 PM
Standards and Criteria Interactive Workshop - Spanish - Part 1*9:00 AM5:00 PM
Optional Networking Dinner at Porfirio's Restaurante*7:00 PM9:00 PM

Thursday, November 3 Start of full Conference activities.

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Exhibitor Booths Setup7:00 AM9:00 AM
Welcome Desk & Conference Registration8:00 AM5:00 PM
Opening General Session - Juan Succar - NEW SPEAKER9:00 AM10:30 AM
Exhibits Open9:00 AM5:00 PM
Break with Refreshments10:30 AM11:00 AM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 1 and the Accreditation Process11:00 AM11:45 AM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Intellectual Curiousity and Leadership
Lillie M. Hibbler-Britt
11:00 AM11:45 AM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success - Best of Region 9
El Arte de Emprender por la Universidad del Rosario (The Art of Entrepreneurship by Universidad del Rosario)
Julián David Cortés-Sánchez
11:00 AM11:45 AM
Accreditation Appointments: By Appointment Only12:00 PM4:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 2
We’re Accredited! Now What? Keeping the Work Moving to Prepare the QA Reports
Kelly Whealan George, Aaron Glassman, and Dixie Button
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Turbocharge student career readiness with team-based learning and flipped classroom at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia
Brian O’Dwyer
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success - Best of Region 9
United Nations: The encounter with world and research
Diego Neira Gustavo Bermundez
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Luncheon1:00 PM2:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Bridging the Classroom Content-Workforce Competencies Gap: Preparing Students for Career Success
John D. (Jack) Rudnick, Jr.
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
The Real Feel Classroom: Classroom Activities That Test Theories
Kimberly Lee-Asonevich
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success - Best of Region 9
Research Analysis Of Difficulties IFRS Convergence Process-IFRS for SMEs
Maria Nancy Diaz Torres
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Lessons Learned from Two Decades of Developing and Conducting Short-Term Faculty-Led Business-Focused Study Tours
Lawrence E. Burgee
3:00 PM3:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Hip Hop in the Hallways: Creating a Culture that Promotes Engaged Learning
Elana Carson and Dr. Joe F. Walenciak
3:00 PM3:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success - Best of Region 9
Helping others to learn: preparing for career success through effective case study design and implementation in real job contexts
Francisco G. Barroso-Tanoira
3:00 PM3:45 PM
Break with Refreshments3:45 PM4:15 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Three MBA International Program Consulting Models: Skills Gap and Development Opportunities
Eva Fast and Tom Verdery
4:15 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 3
ACBSP Standard Three: The role of Business Advisory Councils
Judy Bullock and Alvaro Carrizosa de la Torre
4:15 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success - Best of Region 9
Real Innovations. The Ideal Transformation for Business Schools
Ernesto Gaza Guerra and Liliana González García
4:15 PM5:00 PM
Welcome Reception6:30 PM8:30 PM

Friday, November 4

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Welcome Desk & Conference Registration8:00 AM5:00 PM
Keynote General Session - Jair de la Garza
"Educational Technology, a Developer of Professional Skills"
9:00 AM10:30 AM
Exhibits Open9:00 AM5:00 PM
Break with Refreshments10:30 AM11:00 AM
Accreditation Appointments: By Appointment Only11:00 AM4:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 4
Using Argumentative Essays to Improve Critical Thinking Skills of Undergraduate Business Students
Brad Gatlin and Ryan Ladner
11:00 AM11:45 AM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Preparing Business Students to Stand-Out in the Career Search Process By Leveraging Their Study Abroad Experience
Kimberly Hogelucht
11:00 AM11:45 AM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 5
Faculty and Staff Focus
Freda Hartman and Brad Kleindl
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Strategies Developed by a Public and a Private University in the U.S. Prepare Globally Competent Business Graduates to Navigate Careers in the Global Economy as Citizens of the World
Fara Zackery and Behnaz Quigley
12:00 PM12:45 PM
Luncheon1:00 PM2:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Infusing Practical Industry Applications into Course Curriculum
Barbara J. Caldwell and Lucia D. Farriss
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Program Competencies versus Learning Outcomes, a new on-line Course Development Paradigm
Milan Frankl
2:00 PM2:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Competency Integration in Business Education
Raef Lawson
3:00 PM3:45 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Using Business Literature as a Leadership Development Exercise in the Classroom
David G. Vequist IV
3:00 PM3:45 PM
Break with Refreshments3:45 PM4:15 PM
Concurrent Session -- Accreditation -- Standard 6
Degree to Enrollment Ratios and Persistence Rates, Meeting Reporting Requirements for Non-Traditional Student Populations
Brad Kleindl
4:15 PM5:00 PM
Concurrent Session -- Preparing Students for Career Success
Better Read, More Prepared, & Career Ready Students
Steven Pietsch and Jennifer Kushell
4:15 PM5:00 PM
Free Evening  

Saturday, November 5 Last day of conference activities; Part 2 of Workshops

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Welcome Desk & Conference Registration8:00 AM2:00 PM
ACBSP Update and News About the Transnational Journal of Business
Jeffrey Alderman
9:00 AM9:30 AM
Closing General Session - Victor Malagon
"Responsibility: The New Key for Competitiveness in the Global Economy"
9:30 AM10:30 AM
Exhibits Open9:00 AM12:00 PM
Break with Refreshments10:30 AM11:00 AM
Region 9 Business Meeting with Panel Discussion (All Invited to Attend)
Challenges Facing Latin America Regarding Accreditation
Carlos Güereca and José Alejandro Cheyne and Julio Martin
11:00 AM1:00 PM
Exhibitor Booths Removal12:30 PM2:00 PM
Lunch and Afternoon On Your Own  
Standards and Criteria Interactive Workshop - English - Part 2*1:30 PM5:30 PM
Standards and Criteria Interactive Workshop - Spanish - Part 2*1:30 PM5:30 PM
Workshop Refreshment Break3:00 PM3:30 PM
Gala Reception & Dinner with Region 9 Awards Presentation7:00 PM10:00 PM

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