The 2018 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium (ARBS) will be held March 22-23, 2018 at The Millennium Centre at Johnson City, TN.
The symposium will be hosted by the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of March 22, and the presentations will be held on March 23.
Business faculty members from Appalachian State University are invited to submit research from all business fields (e.g., Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Education, Computer Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, etc.).
Submissions will be peer reviewed for acceptance at ARBS 2018, and at least one author from each accepted submission is required to attend the conference and present the research.
Short Paper submission: Each submission should have at least 750 words and no more than 2000 words. Accepted short papers will be published in the ARBS 2018 online proceedings. All submissions are required to be formatted to the specifications of the short paper template. Please submit your short paper online as a Microsoft Word document.
Research Proposal submission: Each submission should have approximately 300 words. Accepted research proposals will NOT be published in the ARBS 2018 online proceedings. All submissions are required to be formatted to the specifications of the research paper template. Please submit your research proposal online as a Microsoft Word document.
Submission deadline is January 5, 2018.
Author notification of accepted presentations is February 9, 2018.