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Call of Papers - 2020 - Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC

  • 1.  Call of Papers - 2020 - Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC

    Posted 11-26-2019 16:38
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    16th Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC)
    May 28 – May 30, 2020
    Delray Beach, Florida, USA
    Hosted by Florida Atlantic University


    Submissions Close: February 2, 2020
    (for Poster Sessions, PDWs, and the Doctoral & Junior Faculty Research Seminar)

    Submit all extended abstracts and full length manuscripts at
    after December 1, 2019

    Notification of Acceptance: March 15, 2020

    We cordially invite you to the 16th annual Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC), hosted by Florida Atlantic University, to be held in Delray Beach, Florida.  Established in 2005, FERC is dedicated to developing a community of global scholars interested in conducting research to further our understanding of family enterprises and creating usable knowledge in this field. FERC's goals include:

    • Building usable knowledge on family enterprises;
    • Challenging scholars to enhance the rigor, relevance, and reach of research;
    • Creating partnerships among and between scholars and practitioners focused on family business issues; and
    • Developing the field of family business scholars by providing professional development opportunities, especially for those early in their careers.
     FOUR types of submissions are invited for FERC 2020:

    • Poster Session Papers – a highly popular FERC staple!
    • Professional Development Workshops
    • Doctoral Students & Junior Faculty Research Seminar - This exclusive seminar will include a paper development workshop and four, 90-minute research seminars lead by well-renowned scholars. A maximum of 12 individuals will be accepted.
    • Paper Development Workshop – full-length papers submitted to the conference will also be considered for inclusion in the Paper Development Workshop

    Conference Overview

    Thursday, Mary 28, 2020
    Doctoral Students & Junior Faculty Research Seminar
    Limited to 12 attendees: Separate registration applies for this day)
    CHAIR: Danny Holt, Louisiana State University, USA (dholt@lsu.edu)

    Friday, May 29, 2020
    Professional Development Workshops (PDWs)
    Paper Development Workshop
    CHAIR: Pramodita Sharma, University of Vermont, USA (Pramodita.Sharma@uvm.edu)

    Saturday, May 30, 2020
    Keynote Address
    Shaker A. Zahra, Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

    Poster Session Papers
    Eric Clinton, Dublin City University, Ireland (Eric.Clinton@dcu.ie)
    Josh Daspit, Texas State University, USA (Josh.Daspit@txtstate,edu)
    Clay Dibrell, University of Mississippi, USA (cdibrell@bus.olemiss.edu)
    Luis-Diaz-Matajira, Universidad de los Andes, Columbia (luidiaz@uniandes.edu.co).

    Please see the attached Call for Papers for specific submission and conference details.

    We look forward to hosting you in sunny South Florida!

    Donald Neubaum
    Florida Atlantic University
    Boca Raton FL


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