Business and Society:

From Ambition to Impact at the 2018 Annual IABS Conference



Our 2018 conference theme is ‘Making the Invisible Visible in Business & Society Research’. We reflect on how our teaching, research and service activities assist business and society to move from ambitions to achieve positive impact on the social, environmental, and economic dimension.

The conference is an opportunity for us all to learn, contribute and grow. We focus on developmental, not yet completed, research. Join us in Hong Kong during June 7-10, 2018.

The IABS 2018 conference:

  • Provides a forum for scholarly work in various stages of development
  • Enables participants to network with others sharing similar research and teaching interests
  • Offers the opportunity to participate in various formats
  • Takes place in the beautiful city of Hong Kong





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Call for Proposals


The submission deadline is Saturday, December 8, 2017.  The acceptance of proposals is TUESDAY, January 30, 2018. You are invited to submit proposals in various formats

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Submit Now!


You are invited to submit your proposal now for the IABS 2018 Conference. All conference proposals will be subjected to a blind peer-review process.

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Authors of papers and discussion topics presented at our conferences may publish papers in the Proceedings. Conveners of symposia and workshops may publish summaries of their sessions.

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Past Programs


Our inaugural conference was held in 1990. You can read information regarding all past programs and find Chair contact details.

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Travel Logistics


HONG KONG, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, is the home to the IABS 2018 Conference.

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IABS Best Paper Award


The winner of the previous IABS Best Paper Award can be found online. You can read the full text version of the article.

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