All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule.  

Accreditation Volunteer Training  ( 1:00pm - 5:00pm )

Responsible Management Education Affinity Group Learning Journey  ( 1:00pm - 5:00pm )

Please note that breakfast and lunch will not be provided on Sunday, April 14.  ( 7:30am - 7:30am )

ICAM Check-In & Information  ( 7:30am - 6:30pm )

Affinity Group Meetings  ( 8:00am - 4:00pm )

First Time Attendee Meet & Greet  ( 2:00pm - 2:30pm )

Innovations That Inspire Poster Sessions  ( 2:00pm - 4:00pm )

DataDirect: New Tools to Leverage Data for Decision Making  ( 3:00pm - 4:00pm )
Jeanine Romano, Director, Business Education Data, Benchmarking, and Analysis, AACSB International
Olga Sholderer, Senior Associate, Administration and Data Services, AACSB International

Bonus Session: Business Accreditation Task Force Update  ( 4:30pm - 5:30pm )
Nancy A. Bagranoff, Dean and Professor, Accounting, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond
Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Geoff Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Business School, Auckland University of Technology

Welcome Reception / Exhibit Hall Grand Opening  ( 5:30pm - 6:30pm )

Monday Refreshments & Networking  ( 8:00am - 9:00am )

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 8:00am - 1:15pm )

ICAM Check-In & Information  ( 8:00am - 6:00pm )

Morning Welcome and Fire-Starter: Changing For Good  ( 8:50am - 9:15am )
Thomas R. Robinson, President and Chief Executive Officer, AACSB International

Plenary I: The Future of Work and the Hope of Education  ( 9:15am - 10:30am )
Lynda Gratton, Professor, Management Practice, London Business School

Brain Breaks  ( 10:30am - 11:15am )

Monday Morning Refreshment Break & Networking  ( 10:30am - 11:15am )

EXPO Demo Session - CarringtonCrisp  ( 10:40am - 11:00am )
Andrew Crisp, Director and Co-Founder, CarringtonCrisp

(A1) The Pathway to the Future (Plenary I Follow Up Discussion)  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Lynda Gratton, Professor, Management Practice, London Business School

(A2) Weaving Engagement, Innovation Impact into Your Institution's DNA  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Shohreh A. Kaynama, Dean, College of Business and Economics, Towson University
Geoff Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Business School, Auckland University of Technology

(A3) Digital Transformation  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Jikyeong Kang, President, Dean and MVP Professor, Marketing, Asian Institute of Management
Anne Trumbore, Senior Director, Wharton Online, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

(A4) Dealing with Big Societal Challenges: Business Schools Trying to Make a Difference  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
(Session Moderator) Ted Ladd, Dean of Research, Hult International Business School
Anne Magro, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Business, George Mason University
Claudia Luise Moessenlechner, Head, Learning Solutions, MCI Management Center Innsbruck
Liesl Anna Riddle, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, School of Business, The George Washington University
Lucian Tipi, Deputy Head of Department, Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University
Varuni Wimalasiri, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour , Business School, Bournemouth University

(A5) The Impact of Research  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
(Session Moderator) William H. Glick, H. Joe Nelson III Professor of Management, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
Song Chen, Deputy Dean, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University
Isabelle Dostaler, Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Morris Kalliny, Associate Dean, Rohrer College of Business, Rowan University, Rohrer
Annette L. Ranft, Dean & Wells Fargo Professor, Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, Auburn University
Keith A. Willoughby, Dean, Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan

(A6) Exhibitor Session: Cabells - OA Mandates and "Fake Science": Changing the Landscape of Scholarly Communication  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Kathleen Berryman, Senior Projects Manager, Cabell's International
Simon Linacre, Director of International Marketing & Development, Cabell's International
Julia Neufeind, Journal Quality Auditor, Cabell's International
Jon Newbury, Honorary Lecturer, School of Management, University College London

(A7) Exhibitor Session: Ivy Software - Solving the Prereq Dilemma  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Robert Holt, President, Ivy Software, Inc.
Melody Wollan, Associate Chair and Coordinator, Graduate Business Studies, Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences, Eastern Illinois University

(A8) Exhibitor Session: Peregrine Academic Services - Integrating Global News into the Classroom: Fostering Critical Thinking  ( 11:15am - 12:15pm )
Paul Mallette, Director, International Operations, Peregrine Academic Services, LLC
Debbie Robbins, Chief Operations Officer, Peregrine Academic Services, LLC

Monday Networking Luncheon  ( 12:15pm - 1:15pm )

EXPO Demo Session - Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)  ( 12:25pm - 12:45pm )
Mireia Gine, Director, International Initiatives, Wharton Research Data Services

EXPO Demo Session - Amazon Kindle  ( 12:55pm - 1:15pm )
Gretta Kosanovich, Sales Executive, Amazon Kindle

Plenary II: BGS International Honoree Recognition: "Challenging Core Foundations: Lessons Learned"  ( 1:30pm - 2:15pm )
Marc van der Chijs, Entrepreneur

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 2:15pm - 6:00pm )

(B1) Management Education: The Past and the Future  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Pierre Tapie, President, PAXTER
Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

(B2) Standard 15: Faculty Qualifications  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Idalene "Idie" Kesner, Dean, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington/Indianapolis
Lawrence C. Rose, Dean, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration, California State University, San Bernardino

(B3) Digital Transformation (A3 REPEAT)  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Jikyeong Kang, President, Dean and MVP Professor, Marketing, Asian Institute of Management
Anne Trumbore, Senior Director, Wharton Online, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

(B4) Engaging the Industry to Groom Leaders for Beyond Tomorrow  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Atish Chattopadhyay, Director and Professor, IFIM Business School, IFIM Business School
Javier Yáñez-Arenas, MBA Director and Senior Lecturer, Business School, University of Glasgow

(B5) Inclusive Approaches for Serving Diverse Populations  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
(Session Moderator) Gerard George, Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
Yuan Ding, Vice President and Dean, Professor of Accounting, Cathay Capital Chair in Accounting, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Thami Ghorfi, Dean, ESCA Ecole de Management
Julie Perrin-Halot, Associate Dean and Director, Quality, Strategy and International, Grenoble Ecole de Management
Vanessa Gail Perry, Professor, Marketing, Strategic Management and Public Policy , School of Business, The George Washington University
Frank Thomas Piller, Vice Dean, Full Professor of Technology and Innovation Management, School of Business and Economics, RWTH Aachen University

(B6) Exhibitor Session  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )

(B7) Exhibitor Session: Perkins+Will - Creatively Funding Business Schools Through P4 – Public-Private Partnerships + Philanthropy  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Deborah F. Spake, Dean, College of Business Administration, Kent State University
Jeff Ziebarth, Principal, National Higher Education, Perkins+Will

(B8) Exhibitor Session: SAGE Business Cases - Developing Teaching Cases for Campus-Wide Library Access  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Maureen Adams, Executive Editor, Business & Management, SAGE Publishing
Justin O'Brien, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London
Rachel Taliaferro, Acquisition Editor, SAGE Business Cases
Kristi Ward, Editorial Director, Business & Management, SAGE Publishing

Monday Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 3:30pm - 4:15pm )

EXPO Demo Session - The PhD Project  ( 3:40pm - 4:00pm )
Bernard J. Milano, President and Trustee, KPMG

AACSB Membership and Accreditation Information Session  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )
Tara Jongma, Director, Membership, AACSB International
Suzanne Mintz, Assistant Vice President, Accreditation Strategy and Policy, AACSB International

Brain Breaks  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )

DataDirect: New Tools to Leverage Data for Decision Making (REPEAT)  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )
Jeanine Romano, Director, Business Education Data, Benchmarking, and Analysis, AACSB International
Olga Sholderer, Senior Associate, Administration and Data Services, AACSB International

Innovations That Inspire Poster Sessions  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )

Meeting the Next Generation Corporate Learning Needs  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )
Ronald S. Burt, Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy, Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago
Sean West, Chief Executive Officer, Eurasia Group, EGX
Tim Westerbeck, President, Eduvantis, LLC

Scottish Heritage Session  ( 3:45PM - 4:45PM )

Speakers' Corner  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )

The Solution Room  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )
Marielle G. Heijltjes, Executive Director and Associate Dean, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University

AACSB Officers’ Remarks and Annual Business Meeting  ( 5:00pm - 6:00pm )

Evening Reception  ( 6:00pm - 7:00pm )

Tuesday Refreshment & Networking  ( 8:00am - 9:30am )

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 8:00am - 1:30pm )

ICAM Check-In & Information  ( 8:00am - 1:30pm )

EXPO Demo Session - S&P Global Market Intelligence  ( 8:30am - 8:50am )
Pavle Sabic, Senior Director, Head of Professional Services, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Bonus Session: CIR Accreditation Q&A  ( 8:30am - 9:30am )
Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Faye W. Gilbert, Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs, The Maine Business School, University of Maine

Bonus Session: Initial Accreditation Q&A  ( 8:30am - 9:30am )
Maria Baltar, Assistant Vice President, Accreditation Operations and Implementation, AACSB International
Thomas M. Begley, Dean, Lally School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Plenary III: LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied  ( 9:45am - 11:00am )
Howard H Yu, Author of LEAP and LEGO Professor, Management and Innovation, IMD

Tuesday Morning Refreshment Break & Networking  ( 11:00am - 11:30am )

EXPO Demo Session - Global Competence Associates  ( 11:05am - 11:25am )
Christi Hunter, President, Global Competence Associates, LLC

(C1) Lifelong Learning: The End of Alumni?  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Wendy Loretto, Dean of the Business School & Professor of Organisational Behaviour , Business School, University of Edinburgh
Maria Paola Podestá Correa, Full Professor, Department Chair International Business, School of Management and School of Economics and Finance, Universidad EAFIT

(C2) Weaving Engagement, Innovation Impact into Your Institution's DNA (A2 REPEAT)  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Shohreh A. Kaynama, Dean, College of Business and Economics, Towson University
Geoff Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Business School, Auckland University of Technology

(C3) Incorporating FinTech into Curriculum  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Angelika I. Kokkinaki, Dean, School of Business, School of Business, University of Nicosia
Keng Siau, Chair and Professor, Department of Business & Information Technology, Missouri University of Science and Technology

(C4) Building and Leveraging Global Networks  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Hanane EL Kouari, Executive Director Of the African Association of Business Schools, Association of African Business Schools - AABS
Simon Mercado, Campus Dean, ESCP Europe

(C5) Exhibitor Session: Emerald Publishing - An Institutional Health Check for Impact  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Juliet E. Harrison, Head of Business, Management and Economics Publishing, Emerald Publishing

(C6) Exhibitor Session: Studyportals - Real-Time Student Insights for Business School Recruitment  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Rotem Deutsch, Key Account Manager, Studyportals
Steven Mulligan, Chief Commercial Officer, North America, Studyportals

(C7) Exhibitor Session: Watermark - A Force For Good: Connecting Faculty Research to Sustainable Development Goals  ( 11:30am - 12:30pm )
Brandon Shields, Assessment and Accreditation Analyst, College of Business Administration, Kent State University

Tuesday Networking Luncheon  ( 12:30pm - 1:30pm )