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May 26 - 1st Virtual Family Business Research & Practice Conference

  • 1.  May 26 - 1st Virtual Family Business Research & Practice Conference

    Posted 05-18-2020 23:03

    May 26 - 1st Virtual Family Business Research & Practice Conference

    As family businesses account for some of the world's most influential forms of business organization, ICSB, IPAG Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center with GW School of Business sees the study of this topic is essential for our members to be able to claim a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurial principles and small business practices. Family businesses currently account for over 70 percent of total business, amounting to nearly 65 percent of a certain nation's GDP. An interesting topic, given the alternative manner of training and decision making, this ICSB Global Virtual Family Business Research and Practice Conference will bring the most impressive and stunning trends in family-run enterprises to the forefront of our attention. This conference is for researchers, professionals, and practitioners, and students looking to explore this realm of entrepreneurship. The outcome of this conference will include not only an increased understanding of the details around the family business but also a community of dedicated family business supporters. 

    Please join us on May 26th from 9 am to 3 pm (EDT) as we take on the opportunities and challenges surrounding family businesses together!

    Some Keynote Speakers:
    • Shaker A. Zahra is Robert E. Buuck Chair and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Minnesota.
    • Dianne Welsh, Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Programs at The University of North Carolina Greensboro.
    • William B. Gartner, Bertarelli Foundation Distinguished Professor of Family Entrepreneurship at Babson College
    • Pramodita (Dita) Sharma, Professor and the Daniel Clark Sanders Chair in Family Business, University of Vermont
    • Tyge Payne, Editor in Chief, Family Business Review
    • Andrea Calabrò, Co-Director of the IPAG Entrepreneurship & Family Business Center
    • Sanaa Abouzaid, Country Manager for Central America at IFC - World Bank Group
    • Jeffrey Alves, Managing Editor, Journal of the International Council for Small Business (JICSB)
    • Ayman El Tarabishy, Deputy Chair, Department of Management, GW School of Business 

    Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy 
    Executive Director, International Council for Small Business (ICSB)
    Deputy Chairperson, Department of Management
    Professor, Department of Management, School of Business, The George Washington University
    Associate Editor, Journal for Small Business Management
    Associate Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Small Business
    Tel (ICSB): 202-994-0704
    Tel (Cell): 202-629-7192
    Fax 202-994-4930