Friday, February 08, 2013 8:00 a.m -Saturday, February 09, 2013 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
You are invited to participate in the 13th annual IB conference on Research, Teaching and Practice. UNFIB-13 will be held newly built Student Union at the University of North Florida.
UNFIB - 13 provides an opportunity for close interaction among researchers and practitioners. Research, research-in-progress papers as well as proposals for panel discussions, workshops and tutorials from all areas business are invited for submission. All papers will be included in the conference proceedings. In addition, selected papers will be published in a special issue of AIMS International Journal of Management and be eligible for a fast-tracked review towards publication in the International Journal of Applied Behavioral Economics.
The conference is open on the morning of February 8th and will end with lunch on February 9th. A social event, including dinner, will be held on February 8th. The conference team will also arrange for tourism opportunities during the evenings of February 9th and 10th, for willing participants.
Research Submission Guideline
Submissions are accepted online for full papers, research-in-progress, workshops, and tutorials. There are separate tracks for each of the business areas as listed below. Please choose your track while submitting using the template posted on the conference Web page. Contact the program chair, Saurabh Gupta (firstname.lastname@example.org), if you are willing to serve as a reviewer.
Pieter de Jong
Electronic proceedings will be published on the conference website. The conference team is working with the Florida Electronic library to potentially place the proceedings in a larger digital library.
Conference registration is US$200 per participant. A $50 late fee applies for registration fees paid after the deadline. Individuals who are not presenting a paper at the conference are invited to participate in the conference. Regular registration fees apply. Registration will open on 15th October.
The University of North Florida (UNF) is a public university located in Jacksonville, in the U.S. state of Florida. The university currently has an enrollment of more than 16,000 students, and employs over 500 full-time faculty. UNF is organized into five colleges which offer 53 undergraduate degree programs and 28 graduate-degree programs, with noted business, coastal biology, nursing, nutrition, and music programs. The campus is nestled among 1,381 acres that include nature trains and areas reserved for nature and wildlife habitat. The Robert W. Loftin Nature trails encompass 500 acres of wild Florida, a portion of which affords legal protection to a variety of animals since 1972.
The Coggin College of Business’ International Business Research Conference was begun in 2001 through the vision of Jeff Steagall (now Dean at Weber State University) and Alojzy Nowak (Vice Rector University of Warsaw). The conference went from a one day format focusing mostly on encouraging UNF faculty and students to share research on International Business to its current format that includes participants from over 50 countries around the globe. Now in its 13th year, the conference has proved to be an important opportunity for scholars around the world, exchange partners and Coggin faculty to exchange ideas on all areas of business, politics, study abroad and teaching of international business. In 2013 the conference will begin a new chapter as it will be jointly sponsored by Coggin’s new Center for Sustainable Business Practices.
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