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Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts covering topics related to business, entrepreneurship and governance in Africa.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

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