Doctoral Consortium

The Doctoral Consortium is a workshop for Ph.D. students from all over the world and will take place prior to the opening reception on May 30, 2023.

This Consortium will provide an opportunity for Ph.D. students with an interest in international and cross-cultural marketing (broadly defined) to further develop their research ideas, learn about the challenges of conducting research in international marketing and build a successful academic career in this field. In addition, students will be able to broaden their professional networks in the area.

The goal of the Consortium will be to provide a supportive discussion among doctoral students and the participating faculty on topics such as:

  • Trends in international marketing research

  • Challenges in carrying out high-impact international marketing research aimed at top journals

  • Managing the dissertation and the job search process; and

  • Starting an academic career

 

In addition, students will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their current research projects submitted to the conference as well as ideas and guidance for their future research agenda.

The Consortium will consist of a combination of panel discussions with leading scholars in the field, focusing on the topics listed above, and small group discussions in which students will share their current projects and receive feedback/guidance. To facilitate a constructive dialog, the ideal candidates for the Consortium are doctoral students in international marketing or business who are focusing on developing their research agenda.

 

Students should apply via the EasyChair conference management system. Please include:

  1. A letter stating your stage in the Ph.D. program and research interests.

  2. Abstract of a current research project focused on international marketing. Please include the title, author information, abstract, keywords, and research summary. Diagrams, tables, and references should be provided at the end of the document. The abstract should succinctly cover the research question, theoretical background, the proposed research design, and intended contribution.

 

A limited number of travel stipends will be available for consortium participants. Please note on your application your need for a travel stipend.