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2013 International Conference

2013 International Conference - "Engaged Learning in the Digital Age"
November 27 - December 1, 2013 - Brussels Marriott - Brussels, Belgium

Thank you for making the inaugural ACBSP International Conference in Brussels a success! More than 100 individuals were in attendance. Thank you, as well, to our sponsors Peregrine Academic Services and UIBS.

Mark your calendars now to attend two events next year: the 2014 Annual Conference, scheduled for June 27-30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois and the 2014 International Conference, November 27-30, 2014 in Athens, Greece.

PresentationsPresentations and Papers Available for Download

The Board of Directors and ACBSP staff thank our many presenters at sessions during our International Conference held in Brussels. Listed below are all presentations given at the 2013 International Conference. Not all presentations and papers are available electronically because the presentation was not provided to ACBSP or because the session did not include a presentation.

Available presentations are provided as PDFs. An website account is required to login and download the presentations.

Please contact if you are have any problems downloading the files.
PhotoInternational Conference Photos

Hundreds of photos were taken at the International Conference and are available for viewing on the ACBSP Photobucket.

All Photos from the International Conference
EvaluationQuestions, Comments, and Suggestions

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Post-Conference Proceedings

Click here to view the Conference Proceedings for the 2013 International Conference.



Opening General Session
Jonathan Hill, Deputy Head of Cabinet
DG Education and Culture, European Commission
Closing General Session
Joost Van Iersel, Section President
Economic and Monetary Union and Regional and Social Cohesion, European Economic and Social Committee
Roundtable Discission Douglas Viehland, Executive Director

Vasilis J. Botopoulos, President
ACBSP Region 8

Jeremy Cripps, President-Elect
ACBSP Region 8


Highlights from the 2013 ACBSP International Conference.

Concurrent Sessions

ThursdayBusiness Ethics TodayRobert AnkliAmerican University of Kuwait
ThursdayBuilding Dynamic Capability: Modeling Business SimulationAlfred MillerFujairah Women's College, Higher Colleges of Technology
ThursdayA Comparative Analysis of the Academic Performance of Regular and Parallel Students in the Digital AgeAbdulmonem AlzalabaniYanbu Industrial College
ThursdayManaging Subjectivity and Bias in Higher Education AssessmentOlin OedekovenPeregrine Academic Services
ThursdayGlobal Partnership AwardVasilis BotopoulosUniversity of Indianapolis-Athens
  Gasim O. AlandjaniYanbu Industrial College
ThursdayChampion and Co-Champion TrainingDoug ViehlandACBSP
ThursdayHigher Education in the Gulf Cooperation Council: The Emerging ModelJohn RussellAmerican University of Kuwait
ThursdayStrategies for Student Engagement and Retention in a Business Communication Hybrid Course PilotKimberly HogeluchtPoint Loma Nazarene University
FridayTraditional Undergraduate Learners of Online EducationMaria GambaThe University of Findlay
FridayValue of Honor SocietiesDoug Viehland & Charles BeemACBSP
Friday21st Century Engaged Student Skill Building in an Accredited Business Program: A Case StudyHanora O'SullivanMarymount University
FridayPathways to Accreditation  
FridayState of the Global Business Environment: Comparative AnalysisJoseph Martelli & Patti AbelsThe University of Findlay
FridayQuality Assurance Reporting at a Multi-Campus SystemAlfred MillerHigher Colleges of Technology
FridayThe 4P's model for Effective Online Course ManagementMonica GallantHigher Colleges of Technology
FridayAccreditation Q & ADoug ViehlandACBSP
SaturdayUpdate from HeadquartersDoug ViehlandACBSP

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