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Wednesday, May 2

Register for EMS 2018 and attend our welcome reception and gala dinner in the City of Brotherly Love.

Thursday, September 6: Welcome Reception at the National Constitution Center

The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibits and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition. The reception is included with registration to the conference. Guest tickets may be purchased.

Saturday, September 8: Gala Dinner at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art make it the third-largest art museum in the country, and an absolute must-see on the city’s cultural circuit. The reception is included with registration to the conference. Guest tickets may be purchased.

Don't wait! The submission deadline for papers, posters, panels, and alumni consortium is June 1, only one month away!

Monday, April 2, 2018

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for EMS 2018!

Bill Duggan, senior lecturer in business management at Columbia University, will deliver a keynote address on innovation in business. Dr. Duggan is the author of three recent books on innovation and a professor at the Columbia Business School in New York. He has BA, MA and PhD degrees from Columbia University, and twenty years of experience as a strategy advisor and consultant.

Nelly Akoth, Chief Credit Officer at IBM, will deliver a keynote address on the need for deep analytical skills in both industry and academia. Ms. Akoth has twenty years of experience with IBM in the United States, Singapore, South Africa and Kenya. She holds a BA in Computer Science from St. Thomas University in Miami, FL, and an MBA with a Finance Concentration from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Read more about EMS 2018 speakers.

Don’t wait! Early-bird registration ends July 31, 2018. For paper, poster, panel, and consortium proposals, visit the submissions page. For questions, please contact ems2018@temple.edu.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Registration is now open!

Join the Executive Doctorate in Business Administration Council for the 7th annual Engaged Management Scholarship (EMS) Conference, hosted by Temple University's Fox School of Business. You are invited to participate in this premier international conference for doctoral students, alumni, faculty and managers involved in engaged management research and evidence-based management around the world. Register for EMS 2018.

Participants are invited to submit proposals for papers, posters, and panels and workshops for consideration in the conference proceedings. Visit the EMS 2018 webpage to learn more about guidelines, instructions, and deadlines for proposals. Submit your proposal.

EMS is an opportunity for doctoral students and recent graduates to share and develop their research ideas. The Doctoral Consortium and Alumni Consortium will take place simultaneously on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Interested candidates must be able to attend all consortium activities as well as the 2018 EMS Conference. Learn about consortiums.

For questions, please contact ems2018@temple.edu. Stay social with #EMS2018Temple.