Co-Lab: Connecting Industry With Business Schools

May 30-31, 2019 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Affinity Group Meetings

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With 16 affinity group meetings, a Solution room to discuss your challenges in small groups, and an Exchange Wall to share ideas. There are more networking opportunities than ever before.

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SCHEDULED AFFINITY GROUP MEETINGS

The following Affinity Groups will meet in conjunction with AACSB's 2019 International Conference and Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Please check back for updates.

ATTENTION: There is no pre-registration necessary to attend Affinity Group meetings. Seating at Affinity Group meetings is available on a first come, first served basis. Participation is free unless otherwise noted. PLEASE NOTE: Affinity Group dinners and special events DO require pre-registration and may have associated costs.


Saturday, 13 April, 2019

Responsible Management Education Affinity Group Learning Journey (Offsite trip)

  1:00pm - 5:00pm

Join the Responsible Management Education Affinity Group for a pre-conference, offsite learning opportunity. Management educators committed to advancing sustainability, corporate responsibility, social entrepreneurship and innovation, the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI), and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Note: Separate registration and payment are required for this limited space event.

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Sunday, 14 April, 2019

New Deans Learning Community Affinity Group Meeting

  8:00am - 9:30am

Join the New Deans Learning Community Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. Members of the New Deans Learning Community Affinity Group include academic deans serving in their initial three years as a full-time dean.


Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group Meeting

  8:00am - 9:45am

Join the Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group consists of women administrators, including deans, associate deans, assistant deans, program directors, center directors, and academic department chairs.


Metropolitan Business Schools Affinity Group Meeting

  8:30am - 10:00am

Join the Metropolitan Business Schools Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Metropolitan Business Schools Affinity Group includes representatives from member organizations located in or near the urban center of a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with a population of at least 250,000.


Small Schools Network Affinity Group Meeting

  8:30am - 10:00am

Join the Small Schools Network Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Small Schools Network Affinity Group includes representatives from schools with typically 35 or fewer full-time faculty members.


Associate Deans Affinity Group Meeting

  10:00am - 11:30am

Join the Associate Deans Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Associate Deans Affinity Group includes associate deans or assistant deans with faculty appointments from AACSB-accredited organizations and member organizations with approved accreditation eligibility applications.


Diversity and Inclusion Network Affinity Group Meeting

  10:00am - 12:00pm

Join the Diversity and Inclusion Network Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The mission of the Diversity and Inclusion Network is to advocate for diversity and inclusion in academia and schools of business around the world. The network consists of individuals with interest and responsibilities in advocating for diversity and inclusion in academia and schools of business around the world.


MBA for Working Professionals Affinity Group Meeting

  10:00am - 11:30am

Join the MBA for Working Professionals Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The MBA for Working Professionals Affinity Group consists of representatives from AACSB-accredited member organizations with working professional MBA program enrollment of significant size (generally, 35% + of total MBA enrollment).


Marketing and Communications Council Affinity Group Meeting

  10:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Marketing and Communications Council Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. Members of the Marketing and Communications Council Affinity Group are administrators responsible for public relations, media, marketing, communications, and allied activities.


Technology in Business Schools Roundtable Affinity Group Meeting

  10:30am - 11:30am

Join the Technology in Business Schools Roundtable Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. Members of the Technology in Business Schools Roundtable Affinity Group (TBSR) consist of technology administrators at business schools.


Digital Transformation Affinity Group Meeting

  12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join the Digital Transformation Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Digital Transformation Affinity Group includes individuals with interest in the digital transformation of business through the advent of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics.


Online Learning Affinity Group Meeting

  12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join the Online Learning Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Online Learning Affinity Group includes faculty, administrators, and learning technologists from any member organization with interest and responsibilities in online learning.


Entrepreneurship Programs Affinity Group Meeting

  1:00pm - 2:30pm

Join the Entrepreneurship Programs Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity.The Entrepreneurship Programs Affinity Group includes representatives from organizations that offer majors, minors, or concentrations in entrepreneurship, or have a dedicated entrepreneurship center, faculty-endowed position in Entrepreneurship or sequence(s) of entrepreneurship courses within programs.


Middle East and North Africa Affinity Group Meeting

  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the Middle East and North Africa Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Middle East and North Africa Affinity Group includes representatives from AACSB-accredited and member organizations that are located in the Middle East and North Africa.


Asia Pacific Affinity Group Meeting

  2:30pm - 4:00pm

Join the Asia Pacific Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Asia Pacific Affinity Group includes representatives from AACSB-accredited and member organizations that are located in Asia and Oceania.


European Affinity Group Meeting

  3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join the European Network Affinity Group for a pre-conference learning opportunity. The Small Schools Network Affinity Group includes Representatives from AACSB-accredited and member organizations that are located in Europe.