Rising Africa

Post-COVID-19 Challenges: Lessons Learned and Opportunities
May 19 to 22, 2021
Joint Conference of the Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Research Society, the Institut panafricain de la gouvernance économique et financière and the CEDIMES Institute USA
 CALL FOR PAPERS 
The Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Research Society (ABERS), the Institut panafricain de la gouvernance économique et financière (IPAGEF) and the CEDIMES Institute USA, in collaboration with Université Laval’s Faculty of Business Administration and other partner institutions, are organizing the 10th edition of the Africa Business Conference to be held from May 19 to 22, 2021 at Université Laval, in Québec City, Canada.
Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts covering topics related to business, entrepreneurship and governance in Africa. Submitted papers may cover a single country, comparisons between various countries, as well as transborder business or entrepreneurship. Case studies are also welcome.
Papers drafted in English or French will be considered for presentation.
 
PAPER TOPICS 
Papers may address (but are not limited to) the following topics:
The best papers will receive an excellence award and selected papers will be published in Transnational Corporations Review (TNCR). 
Please go to the conference website (www.fsa.ulaval.ca/2021-abers) for more details on the presentation guidelines for abstracts and full papers.
IMPORTANT DATES
Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2021
Reduced registration fee payment deadline: March 14, 2021
Full paper submission deadline: April 5, 2021
Conference dates: May 19 to 22, 2021
Submit your Abstracts
 
CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Committee Chair
Prof. Issouf SOUMARÉ
Vice President in charge of ABERS conferences
Co-President, IPAGEF
Faculty of Business Administration, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Tel.: 1-418-656-3423
Email: conference@africabusiness.org or Issouf.Soumare@fsa.ulaval.ca
Committee Co-Chairs
Prof. Charles ADJASI
Vice President, ABERS
University of Stellenbosch Business School, Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. Elie CHRYSOSTOME
Director, CEDIMES Institute USA
State University of New York– Plattsburgh, Plattsburg, United States
Prof. Patricia CUMMINS
President, ABERS
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States
Prof. Charles MOUMOUNI
Co-President, IPAGEF
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Other Committee Members
Prof. Van R. WOOD
Vice President, ABERS
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States
Prof. Pierre YOUROUGOU
Executive Secretary, ABERS
Institut national polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny (INPHB), Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
Dr. Noufel GHIFFI
Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
Dr. Hugues KOUADIO
École nationale supérieure de statistique et d’économie appliquée (ENSSEA), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Dr. Evelyn ODONKOR
Vice President, ABERS
American University of Paris and Université Paris Dauphine, Paris, France
 
PARTNERS 
Africa Business and Entrepreneurship Research Society (ABERS)
Institut panafricain de la gouvernance économique et financière (IPAGEF)
CEDIMES Institute USA
Delaware State University, Dover, United States
École nationale supérieure de statistique et d’économie appliquée (ENSEA), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Faculty of Business Administration, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Institut national polytechnique Houphouët-Boigny, Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
Makerere University Business School, Kampala, Uganda
State University of New York–Plattsburgh, Plattsburg, United States
State University of New York–Oswego, Oswego, United States
Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
Université Paris Dauphine, Paris, France
University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
University of Stellenbosch Business School, Cape Town, South Africa
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, United States
Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, Syracuse, United States
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
Wits Business School, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa