Call for Papers

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Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX - US


April 15-16, 2016

Papers Due: March 7



Paper Submissions

Topic Areas and Tracks Chairs

Accounting – Dr. Liz Mulig, University of Dallas
Assessment and Assurance of Learning – Dr. Leslie Toombs, Texas A&M Commerce
Business Law/Ethics – Dr. Raymond Teske Jr., University of Texas at San Antonio
Business Communication – Dr. Carol S. Wright, Stephen F. Austin State University
Cases, Workshops, Special Sessions - Dr. Bala Maniam, Sam Houston State University
Economics and Quantitative methods – Dr. Tamer Rady, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Prior Conference Proceedings

Finance and Investments – Dr. M. Selvam, Bharathidasan University, India
Information Systems/Technology/E-Business – Dr. Sara McCaslin, Advanced EMC Technologies
International/Global Business – Dr. Ravi Siva Prasad, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Management, Marketing and HRM – Dr. Marilyn Young, University of Texas at Tyler
Online Education/DL and other Education Issues – Dr. Traci Austin, Sam Houston State University
Organizational Leadership/Educational Leadership – Geetha Subramaniam, University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Papers or abstracts are invited in, but not limited to, the track areas listed below. All papers will be blind-refereed electronically, and accepted papers will be published in the conference Proceedings. Abstracts should be of sufficient detail to indicate clearly the objectives of the research. Submission of a paper implies that an author will register for the conference, attend the conference, and personally present the paper, if accepted.

All submissions must be received by March 7, 2016. Acceptance/rejection notifications will be provided on a rolling basis so that authors can make plans to attend the conference. 

Organize a Panel

Besides submitting a paper for a regular session, you can organize a panel on a topic of interest to you.  Sessions include a panel chair and three or more presenters.  The organizer of the session would need to contact the other participants of the session and submit the proposals to for approval and scheduling. If you have any questions, please email the conference chair at

Program Participation

Paper reviewers, discussants, and session chairpersons are needed for this conference.  Please contact the conference chair or program chair to indicate your interest.

Journal Publication

Pay Journal FeeSelective papers are eligible for publication in special issue journals published by the Allied Academies. Each author(s) of papers selected for journal publication must pay a fee of $75.00 in order to have their paper published. This nominal fee is to cover the publication fees of Allied Academies. Only completed papers that are submitted by the due date will be considered for journal publication. Authors will be notified at the conference of their selection for journal publication. The paper will be published by end of Fall 2016. If you do not wish your paper to be considered for publication, please inform us so that we do not send it for publication review. 

Electronic Conference Proceedings

Submitted papers go through a double-blind, peer-reviewed process. In the submission document, authors should indicate if they wish to publish either an abstract or their full article in the Electronic Conference Proceedings. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by email. Publishing in the Proceedings does not exclude publication of the paper in any subsequent venue. Authors must submit their final abstracts or papers to the Proceedings Editor by April 1, 2016. Formatting guidelines is posted on the conference web-site. 

Student Papers

Students are encouraged to submit papers to the student track. Papers submitted in the student track must be solely of student authorship in order to qualify for student registration fees.

Instructions and Other Information for Contributors

  1. Please submit your manuscripts, proposals, and other research material to the Conference Chair at Include your topic area in the email subject. All presentation materials should include the following on the first page:
    1. Title
    2. Author(s) - Clearly indicate corresponding author
    3. Author address and email
    4. Institution address
    5. Topic area (listed in the first page)
  2. All submissions must be received by March 7, 2016. Acceptance/rejection notifications will be provided on a rolling basis so that authors can make plans to attend the conference.
  3. Papers accepted for Proceedings must be submitted by April 1, 2016.

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