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2015 Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

19th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference


April 15-17 | 2015
Laredo, Texas, USA

Submission Deadline : February 20 | 2015

  CALL FOR PAPERS  
    You are cordially invited to submit papers for presentation at this conference, which brings together academic researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to discuss an array of topics affecting the Western Hemisphere in today’s global business world. The conference is sponsored by Texas A&M International University, the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, and the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, in partnership with the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas’s Facultad de Comercio, Administración y Ciencias Sociales. The 2015 conference will take place on the campus of Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas, USA.
 
  Special Features  
  • Keynote Presentations
  • Panel Presentations
  • Concurrent Academic Sessions
  • Bilingual Sessions(English and Spanish)
  • Special Sessions for Graduuate Students (Ph.D. & MBA)
  • Reduced Registration Fees for students
  • Electronic Proceedings
  • Student Paper Competition
  Benfits of Participation  
  • A select number of qualified papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of The International Trade Journal, a leading peer-reviewed academic journal now entering its 29th year
  • Opportunity to interact with peers from various countries and gain insight into emerging topics related to economics, finance, management, marketing, information technology, and international business
  Important Dates  
  • February 20 | 2015
    Submission deadline
  • February 27 | 2015
    Notification date for acceptance of submissions
  • March 4 | 2015
    End or early registration
  • March 6 | 2015
    Due date for complete papers to be considered for inclusion in the electronic proceedings
  • April 1 | 2015
    End of regular registration
  • April 2 | 2015
    Late registration begins
  Submission Guidelines  
  • Papers are invited on any topic related to global business issues including, but not limited to, accounting, economics, finance, information technology, investment, logistics, management, marketing, sustainability, trade, and development.

    All participants must submit their work electronically to cswht@tamiu.edu
  • Submissions imply that at least one author will register for the conference and be present at the time designated in the conference program. Research-in-progress will be accepted. Graduate students and non-academic affiliates are also welcome.
  • Please send a MS Word file of the abstract (100 words maximum) and/or the complete paper by February 20, 2015 for inclusion in the conference. Complete papers will be considered for inclusion in the electronic proceedings. Each submission must include a cover page containing only the title of the research with information about the author(s).
  • Upon submission, please indicate whether or not you would like your manuscript to be considered for publication in The International Trade Journal.
  Registration Fees  
  • $200 U.S. Dollars - Early Registration
    Payment due by March 4 | 2015
  • $250 U.S. Dollars - Regular Registration
    March 5 - April 1 | 2015
  • $300 U.S. Dollars - Late Registration
    from April 2 | 2015
  • Student Registration (50% discount based on date payment is received)
    Payable by Check, Money Order, or Credit Card to Texas A&M International University
  Conference Hotel  
For hotel reservations in Laredo, Texas, USA (ON OR BEFORE MARCH 24, 2015)
La Quinta Inn & Suites – Laredo Airport
57220 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78040
Front Desk: 1-956-724-7222 x0
Group Name: 19th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference
Rate: $96 USD per night plus applicable state and local taxes, currently 14%

Complimentary hotel shuttle is available to/from the Laredo International Airport
Reservations made after March 24, 2015 will be based on room availability at the best available rate offered by the hotel.

  Additional Information  
For more information, please contact :
Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at Texas A&M International University
5201 University Blvd. - Suite WHT 222E
Laredo, Texas 78041
em: cswht@tamiu.edu
ph: 956.326.2820


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