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2016 Western Hemispheric Trade Conference

20th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference


April 13-15 | 2016
Laredo, Texas, USA

Submission Deadline : February 19 | 2016

  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 2016 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 Graduate Students (Ph.D. & MBA)
  • Reduced Registration Fees for students
  • Electronic Proceedings
  • Student Paper Competition
 
  Benefits 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 30th 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 19 | 2016
    Submission deadline
  • February 26 | 2016
    Notification date for acceptance of submission
  • March 2 | 2016
    End of early registration
  • March 4 | 2016
    Due date for complete papers to be considered for inclusion in the electronic proceedings
  • March 30 | 2016
    End of regular registration
  • March 31 | 2016
    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 19, 2016 for inclusion in the conference. 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  
  • $200.00 U.S. Dollars - Early Registration
    Payment due by March 2 | 2016
  • $250.00 U.S. Dollars - Regular Registration
    Payment between March 3 and March 30 | 2016
  • $300.00 U.S. Dollars - Late Registration
    on or after March 31 | 2016
  • 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 28 | 2016 )
TownePlace Suites by Marriot Laredo
6519 Arena Blvd., Laredo, Texas 78041
Front Desk: 956-717-5700
Group Name: TAMIU Trade Conf
Rate: $99-$119 USD per night plus applicable state and local taxes, currently 14%
  • Studio King - $99 USD per night
  • 2 Bedroom Suite - $119 USD per night
Place Reservation

Complimentary hotel shuttle is available to/from the Laredo International Airport
Reservations made after March 28 | 2016 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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