ENGAGE with IABS! Enhance your Understanding of the Relationship Between Business, Government, & Society at the Annual IABS Conference



Our 2017 conference theme is ‘Business and Society: from ambition to impact’. We reflect on how our teaching, research and service activities assist business and society to move from ambitions to achieve positive impact on the social, environmental, and economic dimension.

The conference is an opportunity for us all to learn, contribute and grow. We focus on developmental, not yet completed, research. Join us in Amsterdam, The Netherlands during June 29 - July 2, 2017.

The IABS 2017 conference:

  • Provides a forum for scholarly work in various stages of development
  • Enables participants to network with others sharing similar research and teaching interests
  • Offers the opportunity to participate in various formats
  • Takes place in the beautiful capital Amsterdam, The Netherlands




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Call for Proposals

The submission deadline is MONDAY, December 28, 2016.  The acceptance of proposals is MONDAY, January 16, 2017. You are invited to submit proposals in various formats

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Past Programs

Our inaugural conference was held in 1990. You can read information regarding all past programs and find Chair contact details.

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Travel, Hotel, and Activity Information

Amsterdam, the Capital of The Netherlands and one of the most multicultural cities in the world, is the home to the IABS 2017 Conference.

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Authors of papers and discussion topics presented at our conferences may publish papers in the Proceedings. Conveners of symposia and workshops may publish summaries of their sessions.

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IABS Best Paper Award

The winner of the previous IABS Best Paper Award can be found online. You can read the full text version of the article.

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Submit Now!

You are invited to submit your proposal now for the IABS 2017 Conference. All conference proposals will be subjected to a blind peer-review process.

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