EDEN Seminars, Workshops and Conferences

8th EDAMBA-EIASM Consortium on Doctoral Supervision and the New Global Research Landscape
Sant Cugat (Barcelona), Spain, January 9-11, 2019
Learn from best research practices and outcomes throughout Europe and beyond!
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Research Methodology in Operations Management
Brussels, February 4-8, 2019
New Application Deadline: December 14, 2018
Insights into the characteristics of four different research methodologies: simulation and modeling, surveys, case studies and action research.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Boards and Corporate Governance
Barcelona, Spain, February 11-15, 2019
Application Deadline: December 14, 2018
Get an understanding of boards, governance and value creation that may inspire and engage in scholarly, practical and political work in the area.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Audit Research
Antwerp, Belgium, February 18-22, 2019
Application Deadline: December 14, 2018
Journey to the frontiers of audit research. A focus on audit market research and behavioral audit research and emphasis on regulation and institutional issues affecting auditor behavior and audit markets.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Qualitative Research in Accounting
Brussels, Belgium, April 1-5, 2019
Application Deadline: January 26, 2019
This EDEN seminar will address different methodologies, different types of qualitative research, different aspects of empirical work, issues regarding collecting and analyzing empirical materials, questions about theorizing and issues relate to ethics.
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NEW EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Experimental Research Design
Brussels, Belgium, April 9-11, 2019
Application Deadline: February 4, 2019
A “pressure cooker” course offering a broad and in-depth overview of the fundamentals of experimental research design in the fields of marketing, business, management and organization
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Research Traditions in International Sales Management
Kuopio, Finland, April 15-18, 2019
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018
Familiarize yourself with theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of international sales management.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Qualitative Methods in Business Research
A joint EIASM Kataja Seminar
Brussels, Belgium, May 13-16, 2019
Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
The objectives are three-fold: to broaden your basic knowledge and skills within the qualitative research, to show the variety within the existing qualitative approaches and to identify methods and methodologies suitable for doctoral research projects.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Applied Methods and Methodology in Cross Cultural Research
Vaasa, Finland, May 13-17, 2019
Application Deadline: February 8, 2019
Familiarize yourself with relevant methodological literature on cross-cultural methods. Develop the knowledge, understanding and preparedness and skills in conducing empirical cross-cultural research.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Data Science Method for Business Analytics
Brussels, April 29-May 3, 2019
Application Deadline: February 23, 2019

This seminar deals with a broad range of data science methods for assessing issues in (large-scale) business data that are collected from various sources, and are possibly unstructured. The seminar covers several state-of-the-art methods for data acquisition and data management, but also discusses the methods for preparing data for further analyses, and several machine learning techniques (both supervised and unsupervised) such as Support Vector Machines, Neural Networks, and Tree Methods, and the various methods for visualizing the results and the data.
Real-life case will be discussed during the seminar to illustrate the various data science methods.
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EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Advances in B2B Marketing Research
Turku, Finland, August 19-22, 2019
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

Business-to-business (B2B) markets form a cornerstone of the Finnish as well as many European economies, making industrial marketing a crucial field of research. This course provides an understanding on the most vital streams of B2B research relating to the concepts of value, service, networks and strategy. It gives an overview of the dominant research paradigms, key theories, publishing opportunities and future development trends in the study field supporting doctoral candidates in publishing their research and developing their academic career.
Learning objectives of the course are: 1) to deepen candidate’s knowledge of the selected concepts and theories, 2) to enhance one’s ability to identify different paradigms and their requirements for research and 3) to develop one’s skills in applying learned knowledge in one’s own thesis project.
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EIASM Workshops & Conferences

1st EIASM Workshop on Preventing Accounting Scandals: Practices and Practitioners
Monaco – March 14-15, 2019
Submission deadline: ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ December 20, 2018

Literature on accounting scandals is important and is based on different approaches and research methodologies. All types of methodologies will be appreciated. The workshop aims to explore practices and practitioners behind accounting scandals under different perspectives and to bring out new research questions on this area.

1st EIASM Conference on Management Accounting and Control in SMEs
Assisi, Italy – April 12-13, 2019
Submission deadline: January 20, 2019

The relevance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) for the whole economic growth, ask researchers for identifying the best way they can be helped to succeed. One of the main weakness of SMEs is the lack of management accounting (MA) and management control (MC) systems.

34th EIASM Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management

Vienna, Austria – April 25-26, 2019
Submission deadline: ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ December 15, 2018

We created this workshop over thirty years ago to exchange qualitative, quantitative, and theoretical research in all areas of strategic human resource management. Since the early days these have grown tremendously to include nearly all areas of organisation life including most recently: employee engagement, the digital transformation of the HRM function, issues of employee data privacy, and the ethical issues underlying the development of AI and machine learning to manage recruitment, selection, performance monitoring, compensation, learning, and engagement. A special feature of the workshop is an invitation extended to a high-level HRM executive who shares the concerns of the corporate world with our participants. This helps create a rich exchange that helps make our research interesting and useful to HRM professionals.

10th EIASM Interpretive Consumer Research Workshop

Lyon, France – May 9-10, 2019
Submission deadline: ⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒⇒ December 14, 2018

The workshop attracts established and emerging scholars mainly, but not exclusively, from Europe. We are interested in examining the symbolic, socio-cultural, historical, ideological and experiential aspects of consumption and we draw our theoretical inspiration from a wide variety of research traditions from the social sciences, arts and humanities. A key feature of the event, that makes it different from a typical conference, is that we strive to maintain the workshop spirit. This means that it is relatively small and intimate and offers an opportunity to discuss ideas in an informal, friendly and supportive atmosphere.

5th EIASM Workshop on Business Ethics

Brussels, Belgium – May 20-21, 2019
Submission deadline: January 10, 2019

The four key themes of the 2019 workshop are as follows:

  1. Business ethics in troubled times;
  2. Private governance: friend or foe?;
  3. New technologies and ethics;
  4. Ethical finance (visit our workshop website to learn more about these topics).

15th EIASM Workshop on Family Firm Management Research
“Family Entrepreneurship and Society”
Nantes, France – May 23-25, 2019
Submission deadline: January 21, 2019

The central theme of the 15th EIASM Family Firm Management Research Workshop is ‘Family Entrepreneurship and Society’, but we welcome research papers and case studies with a focus on a broad range of thematic topics addressing the principles and practices of family entrepreneurship, family business, sustainability and responsibility.

2nd EIASM Workshop on Entrepreneurship: Culture and Institutions
Rome, Italy – May 31-June 1, 2019
Submission deadline: February 15, 2019

The workshop aims to contribute to a deeper recognition of a diverse phenomenon of entrepreneurship by concentrating on its cultural and institutional facets, antecedents, and consequences. We aim at creating a discussion forum for research revolving around the topic of entrepreneurship seen from a cultural and institutional stance. The idea behind this workshop is to continue discussion on entrepreneurs’ role in societies, as well as the influence that culture, social norms and institutions have on entrepreneurs’ attitudes, perceptions, choices, and actions.

10th EIASM Workshop on Top Management Teams and Business Strategy Research

“Increasing our impact: Strategic leadership theory for a de-stabilizing world.”
Passau, Germany – June 6-7, 2019
Submission deadline: January 31, 2019

Top executives are among the most important decision-makers influencing the strategy and performance of their organizations. The series of EIASM Workshops on Top Management Teams and Business Strategy was initiated as a specialized and focused forum where researchers can engage in constructive discussions about the relationship among Top Management Teams and the ability of firms to strategically respond to the challenges they face, as well as finding new opportunities for research collaborations.

26th EIASM Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC)

Leicester, UK – June 9-11, 2019
The submission deadline has passed. Registration is still open.

The 2019 IPDMC will continue to reflect the achievements, challenges and development of the field of Innovation and Product Development Management through academic paper presentations, challenge sessions, industry engagement, academic keynotes and roundtable discussions on key themes. The conference aims to provide all participants with opportunities to hear, think and contribute creatively to the continuing formation of our field.

Like others before it, the 2019 IPDM Conference does not have a specific title or theme. We intend to facilitate the broad and inclusive nature of the conference and the community of innovation and new product/service development researchers and practitioners. In particular, submissions covering leading-edge topics and new trends are welcome.

12th EIASM Workshop on the Challenges of Managing the Third Sector
Trondheim, Norway – June 12-13, 2019
Submission deadline: March 4, 2019

The purpose of the workshop ‘The challenges of managing the third sector’ is to present and discuss in a stimulating academic environment high-quality research papers exploring contemporary challenges in managing all kinds of nonprofit organisations (NPOs).

8th EIASM International Workshop on Accounting and Regulation
Siena, Italy – June 27-29, 2019
Submission deadline: March 18, 2019

The Organising Committee is composed of: Roberto Di Pietra (University of Siena), Günther Gebhardt, (Goethe-University Frankfurt), Stuart McLeay (The University of Sydney) and Joshua Ronen (Stern School of Business, New York University).

The aim of the 8th Workshop in this series is to make an informed contribution to the wider debate on the role of accounting and financial reporting as a regulated activity, especially highlighting any interactions with corporate governance, auditing and finance.

This workshop provides a unique opportunity to offer new insights into these aspects of the regulatory processes, especially in the current economic climate.

A feature of this 8th International Workshop on Accounting and Regulation is the involvement of the Journal of Management and Governance (JMG), which wishes to encourage the submission of papers on Governance and Accounting Regulation.


EARIE Annual Conference 2019

EARIE 2019 – 46th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics
Dates: August 30–September 1, 2019
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Hosts: Barcelona GSE & PPSRC / IESE
Scientific Committee Chair: Jan De Loecker (KU Leuven)
Organizing Committee Chair: Albert Banal-Estañol (UPF / GSE)
Conference website: http://earie2019.earie.org [to be activated soon]
Submission deadline: mid-March (exact date TBC)


EFA Annual Meeting & Doctoral Events 2019

EFA 2019 – 46th Annual Meeting of the European Finance Association
Dates: August 21-24, 2019
Location: Nova School of Business & Economics, Carcavelos (Lisbon), Portugal
Submission deadline: February 1, 2019
Conference website: http://efa2019.efa-meetings.org/submission guidelineslink to ConfTool

The EFA 2019 Carcavelos (Lisbon) conference is preceded by two doctoral events…

EFA Doctoral Tutorial 2019
Date: August 21, 2019 welcome dinner on Tuesday, August 20th
Location: Nova School of Business & Economics, Carcavelos (Lisbon), Portugal
Event website: http://european-finance.org/doctoral-tutorial to be updated for 2019 soon…

EFA Doctoral Workshop 2019
Date: August 21, 2019 welcome dinner on Tuesday, August 20th
Location: Nova School of Business & Economics, Carcavelos (Lisbon), Portugal
Event website: http://european-finance.org/doctoral-workshop to be updated for 2019 soon…

Submission for the EFA doctoral events opens February 15, 2019, and closes March 15, 2019 (13:00 CET).


EMAC Annual Conference 2019 & Doctoral Colloquium

EMAC 32nd Doctoral Colloquium

Location: Hamburg, Germany
Dates: May 26-28, 2019
Submission deadline: January 23, 2019 – 15:00 CET

2019 EMAC/Sheth Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Competition
Submission deadline: January 16, 2019 – 15:00 CET
Call for papers

2019 EMAC Junior Faculty Visiting Program
Application deadline: February 4, 2019

EMAC 10th Regional Conference
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Dates: September 25-27, 2019
Submission deadline: April 25, 2019 – 14:00 CET (not open yet)


EURAM Annual Conferences & Other Activities

EURAM Annual Conference 2019
Theme: Exploring the Future of Management: Facts, Fashion and Fado
Dates: June 26-28, 2019
Location: ICSTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal
Select the track you wish to submit to here (Call for Papers)
Paper Submission Deadline: January 15, 2019 – 14:00 CET

EURAM Doctoral Colloquium 2019
Dates: June 24-25, 2019
Location: ICSTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal
Submission Deadline: January 22, 2019 – 14:00 CET

EURAM Doctoral Colloquium & Annual Conference 2020
Trinity Business School, Dublin (Ireland)
Doctoral Colloquium: June 15-16, 2020
Conference: June 17-19, 2020

EURAM Early Career Consortium 2019
Dates: February 28-March 1, 2019
Location: University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018


EurOMA Annual Conference 2019 & Other Activities

EurOMA 2019 – 26th International Annual EurOMA Conference
Dates: June 17-19, 2019
Location: Helsinki, Finland

The EurOMA 2019 conference is preceded by the following events…

  • 18th EurOMA Doctoral Seminar – 15-16 June 2019
  • 12th EurOMA Workshop on Journal Publishing in Operations Management – 16 June 2019
  • 11th EurOMA Young Scholars’ Workshop – 17 June 2019

Other EurOMA Activities

10th International EurOMA Service Operations Management Forum (SOMF) and
8th International Seminar on Service Modularity

January 24-25, 2019
Groningen, the Netherlands
Extended Abstract Submission: October 10, 2018

6th Sustainable Operations and Supply Chains Forum 2019
“Engagement and Co-creation of Knowledge”
March 18-19, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden
Submission deadline: November 9, 2018


More information at www.eiasm.org.