Call For Papers

We welcome you to submit your paper/presentation for the conference.  The NEW EXTENDED Submission deadline is February 24, 2020. You may submit an abstract or full manuscript.  

  • Abstracts must be between 150 to 250 words. 
  • Submitted manuscripts must be between 16 and 20 pages single-spaced including figures, tables, & references. Only full manuscripts are eligible for the best paper award. 

32nd IABD : April 1 - 4, 2020


A Look at the Potential Future of International Trade: Bilateral Trade Wars-Cooperative Trade Blocs?

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Crowne Plaza Austin

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 6121 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78752  

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We are open for Registration.  

The early registration is $295. The student registration is $125. If you prefer to pay your registration at the conference, there is a $50 additional charge for all registrations.

Tracks and Track Chairs

Program and Proceedings

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Final Abstract

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6121 I-35, Austin, TX

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6121 I-35, Austin, TX


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Journals Affiliated with IABD

  • Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines 
  • International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research 
  • The Journal of International Business Disciplines 
  • Journal of Competitiveness Studies  
  • Competition Forum 
  • The Journal of Promotion Management 

Conference Editors

Proceedings Editor

John Fisher 

Utah Valley University 

Proceedings Liason

Kaye McKinzie 

University of Central Arkansas 

Tracks and Track Chairs

Accounting Research

Robert Slater 

University of North Florida 

Advertising & Marketing Communication

Louis K. Falk 

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


Cindi Smatt 

University of North Georgia  

Business Law

Robert A. Smith S. 

Connecticut State Univ. 

Cross-Cultural & Interpersonal Communication

Jennifer Summary 

Florida SouthWestern State College 


Dale Steinreich 

Drury University 

Entrepreneurship & Family Business

Marty Mattare  

Frostburg State University 

Ethical and Social Issues

Kellye Jones 

Clark Atlanta University 


Phillip Fuller 

Jackson State University 

Global Corporate PR, Responsibility and Culture

Enric Ordeix-Rigo 

Ramon Llull University Barcelona, Spain 

Health Communication & Public Policy

J. Gregory Payne 

Emerson College 

Human Resources Management

Diane Bandow 

Troy University 

Information Systems and E-Learning

Shuaifu Lin 

University of Central Arkansas 

Interdisciplinary Studies

J. Gregory Payne 

Emerson College 

Instructional & Pedagogical Studies

Amiso M. George 

Texas Christian University 

International Business

Philemon Oyewole 

Howard University 


Robert Bennett 

Georgia Southwestern State University

Managerial Accounting

Majidul Islam  

Concordia University  Montreal, Canada 


Courtney Azzari 

University of North Florida

Marketing Research

Talha D. Harcar 

Penn State Beaver

Operations Management

Shakil Rahman 

Frostburg State University 

Organizational Behavior & Theory

Brian Flynn, University of North Florida 

Tobias Huning, University of North Florida

Organizational Communication & Crisis Management

Christina Jackson, Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center  

 Robert A. Smith, S. Connecticut State Univ. 


Spencer Kimball 

Emerson College 

Project & Knowledge Management

Arthur Kolb,  University of Applied Sciences – Kempten  

Armin Roth,  Reutlingen University 

Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Bonita Dostal Neff 

Indiana University - NW

Social Media

Gloria Boone 

Suffolk University 

Sports Business

Brian V. Larson, Widener University 

 Yawei Wang, Montclair State University     

Strategic Management

Pingying Zhang 

University of North Florida

Student Papers

John Tedesco 

Virginia Tech 

Supply Chain Management

Rahul Kale 

University of North Florida 


Chris Baynard 

University of North Florida 

Tourism, Travel, & Hospitality

AJ Templeton, Southern Utah University  

Liza Cobos, Missouri State University