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ARBS 2022

Hosted by Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business

March 24-25, 2022

The Appalachian Research in Business Symposium provides a venue for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections among scholars at Appalachian State University, Eastern Kentucky University, East Tennessee State University, Marshall University, Radford University, and Western Carolina University.

Submissions are encouraged from scholars who use different theoretical and empirical approaches to deliver the latest research results in different business fields (e.g., Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Education, Computer Information Systems, Communication, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, Risk Management, Insurance, International Business, Technology, Business Law, Sports Management, Project Management, and similar disciplines).

This year’s symposium will be hosted on-site by the College of Business at Eastern Kentucky University (directions to BTC). Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Thursday, March 24, and the presentations will be held on Friday, March 25. 


Call for Papers

You may download the official call for papers HERESubmissions are due January 16, 2022 and authors will be notified of acceptance by February 16, 2022.

Submissions will be peer-reviewed for acceptance at ARBS 2022, and at least one author from each accepted submission is required to register for the conference and present the research.  There are two options for submission:

Short Paper Submission:Submissions should have approximately 750-2000 words. Accepted short papers will be published in the ARBS 2022 proceedings, unless the author requests otherwise. All submissions are required to be formatted to the specifications of the template found HERE.Please submit your short paper as a Microsoft Word document by clicking HERE.

Abstract Submission:Submissions should have approximately 300-500 words. Abstracts will not be included in the proceedings. All submissions are required to be formatted to the specifications of the template found HERE. Please submit your research proposal as a Microsoft Word document by clicking HERE.

Please note that current restrictions require all persons on campus to wear a mask or appropriate facial covering while indoors.  This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.


Conference Registration

The registration fee for the conference is $100.  We are pleased to also offer a discounted rate of $30 for student registration.

Register By Clicking Here

Conference Hotel Arrangements

Tru By Hilton

102 Amberly Way

Richmond, KY 40475

$95/night (can be extended through the weekend)

Booking Link


Conference Committee

Eastern Kentucky University

Kristen Wilson (Conference Chair)

kristen.wilson@eku.edu

Appalachian State University

Lakshmi Iyer

iyerls@appstate.edu

East Tennessee State University

Prasun Bhattacharjee

bhattacp@etsu.edu

Marshall University

Monica Wei

weish@marshall.edu

Radford University

Zach Collier

zcollier@radford.edu

Western Carolina University

Steve Ha

iha@wcu.edu


Contact

Dr. Kristen Wilson - Kristen.Wilson@eku.edu 

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