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18th Annual Western Hemispheric Trade Conference
The Growing Role of the Americas in the Global Economy


April 24-25 | 2014
Laredo, Texas, USA

Submission Deadline : February 28 | 2014

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 2014 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 Student (Ph.D. and MBA)
  • Reduced Registration Fees for Students
  • Electronic proceedings
Keynote Speakers: 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 28th 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 28 | 2014
    Submission deadline
  • March 7 | 2014
    Notification date for acceptance of submission
  • March 12 | 2014
    End of Early Registration
  • March 14 | 2014
    Due date for complete papers to be considered for inclusion in the electronic proceedings
  • April 9 | 2014
    End of Regular Registration
  • April 10 | 2014
    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 28, 2014 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 Fee:
  • $200 U.S. Dollars - Early Registration
    Payment due by March 12 | 2014
  • $250 U.S. Dollars - Regular Registration
    March 13 - April 9 | 2014
  • $300 U.S. Dollars - Late Registration
    from April 10 | 2014
  • 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:
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites – Laredo Airport
    7220 Bob Bullock Loop
    Laredo, Texas 78040
  • To place a reservation :
    Please call hotel directly at 1-956-724-7222
    Group Name: 18th 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 April 15, 2014 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



Sponsors:
BBVA Compass C.H. Robinson Commerce Bank

Daniel B. Hastings Killam Oil Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

Texas Community Bank

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