Annual Conference

Each year the ALSB holds an annual conference. Rotating to different cities throughout the United States, the conference is a time for ALSB members from all over the world to come together and share their experiences and learn about and explore topics relevant to business legal studies. Presentations, workshops and several social events are an integral part of the meeting.

2019 Conference: August 6-11; Intercontinental Hotel, Montreal —  information on hotel reservations, call for participation et al will be posted prior to the end of the year. program chair–Eric Yordy, Univ of Northern Arizona. Watch your emails for information.

2020 Conference: August 4-8: Omni Hotel, Providence R.I., program chair—Robert Bird, UConn.

2021 Conference: t/b/d but city will be Minneapolis. program chair–Jamie Prenkert, Indiana Univ.


2019 ALSB CONFERENCE

August 6-10 – Montreal, Quebec

 

Please be sure to scroll through the whole page for important conference information. 

 

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Important Conference Information


HOTEL – When booking your hotel, please be sure to use this link to get the ALSB member rate.

 

  • Questions regarding the program of paper and panel presentations should be directed to Shelly Whitmer at sjmoore@umich.edu.
  • Questions about the hotel and conference logistics should be directed to ALSB executive secretary, Dan Herron at herrondj@miamioh.edu.
  • Questions regarding the conference in general should be directed to conference program chair, Eric Yrody at eric.yordy@nau.edu.

 


Things to do in Montreal


 

 

 


Award Information


ALSB ANNUAL CONFERENCE AWARDS

 

PAPER AWARDS

May XX, 2019:  PANEL DEADLINE

Deadline is May 13 by 11:59 PM EDT for panel submissions.

May XX, 2019:  PAPER AWARD DEADLINE

Deadline is May XX by 11:59 PM EDT for paper submissions that want to be considered for all awards. This means, title, abstract, and completed paper. (This does include submitting to the Proceedings and Holmes-Cardozo awards.)

May XX, 2019

May XX, 2019 at 11:59 PM EDT is deadline for submitting for the National Refereed Proceedings.

June XX, 2019: TITLE AND ABSTRACT DEADLINE

Deadline is June 20 by 11:59 PM EDT to submit your title and abstract only if you wish to present in Portland and not compete for any awards and not submit for the National Proceedings.

June 20, 2018: COMPLETED PAPER DEADLINE FOR ACADEMIC TRACKS

Deadline is June 20 by 11:59 PM EDT for uploading completed papers submitted for academic track presentation (non-award papers).  Completed papers not submitted but title and abstract which have been submitted by June 20 deadline will be scheduled into the Development Tracks for presentation.

RECAP: 

If you want to submit a paper for presentation (non-awards) then deadline is June 20 at 11:59 PM EDT.

For awards consideration, your completed paper must be uploaded by May XX, 11:59 PM EDT.

For proceedings publication consideration, May 13 at 11:59 PM EDT is the deadline.

 If you just want to present, your title, abstract and completed paper must be loaded up by the June 20 deadline. If you fail to upload a completed paper but have submitted a title and abstract, your presentation will be scheduled in a “developmental” session rather than an “academic” session.

 

 

Important Conference Dates

 

 

All of the following require submission on-line by May 2019:

Virginia Maurer Outstanding Ethics Paper: sponsored by the University of Florida

Kubasek Outstanding Environmental Paper: sponsored by the ALSB Environment and Sustainability Section

Jackson-Lewis Outstanding Employment Law Paper: sponsored by the Jackson-Lewis Law firm of Richmond VA

Ralph Bunche Outstanding International Law Paper: sponsored by West College Publishing

International Case Competition: see the ALSB newsletter for the criteria

Holmes-Cardozo Award: best submitted conference paper on any topic

Best Student Paper Award: see the ALSB newsletter for criteria

 

NOMINATED AWARDS

John Bonsignore Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in Business Legal Studies: see the ALSB newsletter for criteria

Distinguished Faculty Awards (early and late career): see the ALSB Newsletter for criteria

 

SELECTED AWARDS

ABLJ  Hoeber Awards: for distinguished and outstanding ABLJ articles

JLSE Hoeber Awards: for distinguished and outstanding JLSE articles

McGraw-Hill Education Charles Hewitt Master Teacher Award: juried papers and presentations

Kay Duffy Award for Outstanding Service to the ALSB: given infrequently for extraordinary service