Europe, Middle East, and Africa Annual Conference

16–18 October 2017 │Saint Julian's, Malta │#AACSBemea

Europe, Middle East and Africa Annual Conference

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Europe, Middle East, and Africa Annual Conference

16–18 October 2017 | Saint Julian's, Malta

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Conference Theme: Sustainable Business Schools in Challenging Times


One of AACSB International’s most diverse conferences, this event blends the global leadership of European business schools with the bold aspirations of schools in the Middle East and the youthful dynamism of their African counterparts. With such diversity comes huge value from sharing ideas about critical issues impacting business education, benchmarking best practices, and developing cross-border relationships with other leading business schools. Connect with key staff in AACSB’s Amsterdam office, which serves the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions.

The conference will address a wide range of critical priorities and opportunities facing business schools in EMEA, including fostering social impact, diversity and inclusion, developing win-win partnerships, and embracing technological advances.  How do current events such as Brexit, the refugee crisis, climate change, and globalization affect business schools? How do we ensure that curriculum keeps pace with such fast changing times? How do we instill social awareness into our students – the world’s future managers and social change makers? Join us in Malta to engage in discussions on how business schools can impact communities to prosper in light of uncertainty and complexity.

Centrally located at the heart of the Mediterranean, the Maltese Islands are versatile, flexible and dynamic, retaining their long-held position as a favorite short-haul destination of choice.



 Who Should Attend

Deans, associate deans, department chairs, and faculty at business schools in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as professionals from business schools worldwide working or seeking to work with schools in the EMEA region.

  Conference Chair

Marianne W. Lewis
Dean, Professor of Management, Cass Business School, City, University of London

  Event Contact

For more information about this conference, please contact Kaya Jill, Manager, Conferences at

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