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Conference theme: Internationalisation, International Entrepreneurship and the Emerging Markets


Keynote Speakers: P. McDougall-Covin, P.J. Buckley, T. Cavusgil


The Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) will hold its next annual conference on 15-17 February 2017 in Adelaide, Australia.

The conference will be hosted by the University of South Australia Business School.

The doctoral colloquium will be hosted by Flinders Business School, Flinders University and will be held on 15 February.

ANZIBA welcomes:

  • Competitive Papers: Suitable for paper at an advanced stage of development. Competitive Papers submitted for review should be up to 25 double-spaced (A4) pages in length, including references, figures and tables (i.e. 5000 - 7000 words in length).

  • Workshop Papers: Suitable for work-in-progress papers, Workshop papers are shorter conference papers that should be 10-15 double-spaced (A4) pages in length, including references, figures and tables (not more than 5000 words long).

  • Panel Proposals: Suitable for focussed panel sessions that are held during the conference. These highly specialized sessions explore a common theme. Panel proposals that address the conference theme are especially welcome.

  • Proposals from research students for participation in the Doctoral Colloquium.


All submissions will be subject to a double-blind review process.


  • Submissions Open: 1 July 2016

  • Submissions Close: 10 October 2016

  • Acceptance Notification: 25 November 2016

  • Doctoral Student Colloquium Submissions Close: 11 November 2016

  • Early bird registration deadline: 1 January 2017


How to submit

Email your submission to

Download a copy of the Call for Papers in PDF format

Competitive Papers and Workshop Papers

All paper submissions must include a title page stating:

  • The track for submission (number and title)
  • Competitive or Workshop Paper
  • Title of the Paper
  • Name of author, institutional affiliation and email address.

The second page of the submission should include the title and an abstract not exceeding 200 words, followed by the body of the paper.

Submissions should be double-spaced, referenced and formatted in accordance with the JIBS Style Guide.

Panel Proposals

Panel proposals must be submitted by the panel chair and include:

  • A title page that includes the names and contact information for all participants and identifies their roles.
  • An abstract, not to exceed 150-200 words, that summarizes the panel.
  • An Overview Statement of the theme of the panel.
  • A 1-to-3-page description of the session format (e.g., paper presentations, roundtable, professional development workshop), with paper synopses where appropriate.
  • Emails or signed letters from each participant, indicating s/he will participate if the panel is accepted.
  • Panel proposals should be not more than 3,000 words inclusive of all materials.
  • Each proposal must state, on its front page at the top right, the requested Track (number and title) and session format
  • Submissions must be double-spaced with a font size of 11 points or larger.



1. International Human Resource Management & Global Mobility

2. MNEs & their Subsidiaries

3. International Entrepreneurship

4. Networks, Alliances & Inter-firm Relations

5. International Marketing and Internationalization

6. Teaching IB & Cross-cultural Studies

7. International Economics, Finance & Accounting

8. Global Strategy & Logistics

9. Culture, Language, Gender, Diversity & IB

10. Emerging Markets: Latecomer Firms, Institutions, Organizations & Markets

11. Global Business Leadership

12. International Business and the Legal Environment

13. Research Methodology

14. Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Markets/Economies

15. Chinese Track (Mandarin)*

*Note: Presentations in the Mandarin track will be supported by an English interpreting service.

REGISTRATION FEES – included in your registration fee is the Conference Dinner and Welcome Reception.

  • Standard Rate - Early Bird: $490

  • Standard Rate - Regular: $590

  • Student Rate - Early Bird: $190

  • Student Rate - Regular: $290


  • Additional Conference Dinner Guest $110pp

  • Additional Welcome Reception Guest $40pp


Download practical information about the conference in PDF format. This flyer includes details about:

  • conference location
  • social functions
  • accommodation
  • transport


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