Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 06/Apr/2017
12:00pm
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3:00pm
Executive Meeting: AIB UK&I Executive Meeting (Executive Committee members only)
Location: HBS G04
2:00pm Registration (Day 1): Conference registration desk opens
Location: ICMA Centre Foyer
3:00pm
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5:00pm
Doctoral Session A1: Emerging Markets
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Peter J. Buckley
Panellist: Frank McDonald, Shaowei He
Doctoral Session A2: Conflict and Multinational Enterprises
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Nigel Driffield
Panellist: Roger Strange
Doctoral Session A3: Institutions and Political Capital
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Jim Love
Panellist: Quyen Nguyen, Francisco Figueira de Lemos
Doctoral Session A4: Networks and Ties
Location: HBS G03
Chair: Sharon Patricia Loane
Panellist: José Pla Barber
Doctoral Session A5: Multinational Enterprises
Location: HBS G04
Chair: Keith Brouthers
Panellist: Timothy Devinney, Grazia Santangelo
Doctoral Session A6: International HRM and SME exporting
Location: HBS 201
Chair: Vijay Edward Pereira
Panellist: Lasse Torkkeli
Doctoral Session B1: SME Internationalisation
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Becky Reuber
Panellist: Antonella Zucchella
Doctoral Session B2: Multinational Enterprises
Location: HBS 102
Chair: Matthew Allen
Panellist: Dónal O'Brien, Yingqi (Annie) Wei
Doctoral Session B3: Emerging Market MNEs
Location: ICMA G51
Chair: Agnieszka Chidlow
Panellist: Chris Brewster, Teresa da Silva Lopes
Doctoral Session B4: International entrepreneurship & Marketing
Location: HUMSS 188
Chair: Cristina Villar
Panellist: Tiia Vissak
Doctoral Session B5: Foreign Direct Investment
Location: HUMSS 189
Chair: Marina Papanastassiou
Panellist: Robert Pearce, Sumit Kundu
Doctoral Session B6: Knowledge Transfer/Innovation
Location: HUMSS 127
Chair: Gary Cook
Panellist: Pamela Sharkey Scott
Doctoral Session B7: Joint Ventures, Alliances and Entry Modes
Location: HUMSS 128
Chair: Pavlos Dimitratos
Panellist: Shlomo Tarba, Yoo Jung Ha
   
5:30pm
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7:30pm
Welcome & Plenary: Conference Welcome & Opening Plenary
Location: HBS G11
Conference Welcome
John H. Dunning Lifetime Achievement Awards
Opening Debate: The tail-end of globalisation. Three views

Chair: Davide Castellani (Henley Business School)

Italo Colantone (Bocconi University) Politics and Sustainability of Globalization
Fabienne Fortanier (OECD) The resilience of globalization: the role of global value chains
Sjoerd Beugelsdijk (University of Groningen) Cultural diversity in a fragmented and polarized world

7:30pm
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9:00pm
Reception: Welcome Reception
Location: ICMA Centre Foyer
Date: Friday, 07/Apr/2017
8:00am
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4:00pm
Registration (Day 2): Conference registration continues
Location: ICMA Centre Foyer
8:30am
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10:30am
Parallel Session 1-1: Expatriation and IHRM
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Fiona Moore
Parallel Session 1-2: Theory of the MNE
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Nigel Wadeson
Parallel Session 1-3: IB, cities and linkages
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Grazia D. Santangelo
Parallel Session 1-4: HQ-Subsidiary relationship
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Pamela Sharkey Scott
Parallel Session 1-5: Institutions in Emerging Markets
Location: ICMA G09
Chair: Stephen Chen
Parallel Session 1-6: CSR, Labour and Human Rights
Location: ICMA G03/G04
Chair: Elisa Giuliani
Parallel Session 1-7: Panel - A U Turn of Globalization
Location: HBS G15
Chair: Pavida Pananond
10:30am
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11:00am
Break 1: Coffee & Tea
Location: HBS Foyer
11:00am
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12:30pm
Debate Session 1: Do MNEs contribute to, or reduce inequality?
Location: HBS G11
Chair: Rajneesh Narula
Elisa Giuliani, University of Pisa
Khalid Nadvi, University of Manchester
Jonathan Doh, Villanova School of Business
Snehal Awate, Indian School of Business
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Poster Session A: Lunch & Poster Session A
Location: HBS Foyer
Poster Session B: Lunch & Poster Session B
Location: HBS Foyer
 
1:30pm
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3:30pm
Parallel Session 2-1: OB Issues and Comparative IHRM
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Chris Brewster
Parallel Session 2-2: Export performance of SMEs
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Keith Brouthers
Parallel Session 2-3: MNEs location choice
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Nigel Driffield
Parallel Session 2-4: Dynamics of subsidiary roles
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Shasha Zhao
Parallel Session 2-5: Institutions, Ownership and Business Models
Location: ICMA G09
Chair: Murod Aliyev
Parallel Session 2-6: IB, CSR and Environment
Location: ICMA G03/G04
Chair: Yoo Jung Ha
Parallel Session 2-7: Panel - Commonwealth Trade and Investments in the Post Brexit World
Location: HBS G15
Chair: Peter J. Buckley
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Break 2: Coffee & Tea
Location: HBS Foyer
4:00pm
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6:00pm
Parallel Session 3-1: TMT and Knowledge Management in MNEs
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Timothy Devinney
Parallel Session 3-2: IB and Entrepreneurship
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Gary Cook
Parallel Session 3-3: Foreign Direct Investments
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Allan Webster
Parallel Session 3-4: IB and firm performance
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Mario Kafouros
Parallel Session 3-5: Emerging MNEs
Location: ICMA G09
Chair: Klaus Meyer
Parallel Session 3-6: Foreign Divestments
Location: ICMA G03/G04
Chair: Jorma Antero Larimo
Parallel Session 3-7: Internationalisation process
Location: HBS G15
Chair: Jose Pla-Barber
6:00pm
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7:30pm
Reception & Award: Evening Reception & Awards Ceremony
Location: ICMA Centre Foyer
7:30pm Departure: for Gala Dinner
Location: the layby in front of HBS reception/ICMA building
8:00pm
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10:00pm
Gala Dinner
Location: Reading Townhall
Date: Saturday, 08/Apr/2017
8:00am
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8:30am
Registration (Day 3): Conference registration continues
Location: HBS Foyer
8:30am
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10:30am
Parallel Session 4-1: Finance and Taxation Issues in IB
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Yama Temouri
Parallel Session 4-2: SMEs Internationalisation
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Pavlos Dimitratos
Parallel Session 4-3: FDI, R&D and Innovation
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Matthew Allen
Parallel Session 4-4: Internationalisation and performance
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Davide Castellani
Parallel Session 4-5: Institutions, Innovation and Performance
Location: ICMA G09
Chair: Luis Alfonso Dau
Parallel Session 4-6: Market entry and re-entry
Location: ICMA G03/G04
Chair: Stefano Elia
Parallel Session 4-7: Panel - Meet the Editors
Location: HBS G15
Chair: Desislava Dikova
10:30am
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11:00am
Break: Coffee & Tea
Location: HBS Foyer
11:00am
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12:30pm
Debate Session 2: What does IB and IHRM overlook by overlooking the other?: Bridging the divide
Location: HBS G11
Chair: Chul Chung
Geoff Wood, Essex Business School
Dana Minbaeva, Copenhagen Business School
Ulf Andersson, Mälardalen University
Roberta Aguzzoli, Durham University Business School
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch
Location: HBS Foyer
1:30pm
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2:00pm
Membership Meeting: AIB UK&I Membership Meeting
Location: HBS G04
2:00pm
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4:00pm
Parallel Session 5-1: International Marketing
Location: HBS 208
Chair: Ursula Ott
Parallel Session 5-2: International Business History
Location: HBS G10
Chair: Peter Scott
Parallel Session 5-3: Technology and Innovation in IB
Location: HBS 108
Chair: Davide Castellani
Parallel Session 5-4: Methods in IB
Location: HBS 101
Chair: Chul Chung
Parallel Session 5-5: Global Value Chains
Location: ICMA G09
Chair: Elena Beleska-Spasova
Parallel Session 5-6: Cross-border M&As
Location: ICMA G03/G04
Chair: Peder Greve
Parallel Session 5-7: Panel - Micromultinationals – what international business theories and concepts explain their activities?
Location: HBS G15
Chair: Pavlos Dimitratos

 
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