All in-person events through June 30, 2020, are canceled. Digital learning events are available, and ICAM 2020 will now be offered as a virtual conference. AACSB is also transitioning high-demand seminars to virtual learning classrooms. Members will be notified as those opportunities become available. In addition, the conferences and seminars webpages are updated regularly with current and new learning and development offerings. Member are also encouraged to connect and network on the AACSB Exchange.
AACSB is committed to providing a safe environment for event attendees, volunteers, members, and staff globally. In response to COVID-19, and to protect the health of all involved and reduce the spread of the virus, we followed recommendations from the World Health Organization and canceled all in-person events though June 30, 2020, with events such as ICAM and high-demand seminars moving to virtual offerings.
Yes, AACSB is happy to announce that we are transitioning ICAM 2020 from an in-person event to a virtual conference! This is an opportunity for our members to “Come learn with us!” as we explore digital learning together. AACSB's goal is to continue to serve our membership and achieve our mission of transforming business education for global prosperity. We are committed to offering networking and learning opportunities virtually throughout the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, and to continuing important conversations among business educators to ensure we as an industry stay connected and support leadership, faculty, and learners around the world.
Attendees already registered for ICAM don’t need to do anything. You are already registered for the virtual conference and in addition, will receive a 400 USD credit toward a future in-person or virtual event. Pricing on the virtual conference for those who have not already registered is located here.
The vote for the proposed new AACSB business accreditation standards has been postponed. Schools will be notified as soon as we reach a decision on when the vote will be held. As a global organization, we believe it’s important to have strong representation of our accreditation council for this important and historic vote.
We are encouraging members to accept a credit toward a future AACSB in-person or virtual event so you can continue to network, share best practices, and be inspired by your peers across the Business Education Alliance (BEA). AACSB is also happy to provide a refund at the request of our members.
Yes, you can apply event registrations to a future learning opportunity, either an in-person or virtual event. AACSB will credit your account or will issue a refund upon request.
Please work directly with your hotel and airline for cancellation of your travel plans.
ICAM 2021 will be held April 18–20, 2021, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
We are exploring virtual offerings for many of our events. A program coordinator has reached out to speakers to discuss options of presenting virtually.
AACSB will issue a credit for exhibiting and/or sponsoring at a future AACSB event. We are also happy to issue a refund upon request. With ICAM now being held as a virtual conference, we are creating new opportunities to engage members of AACSB. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions.
AACSB has digital learning opportunities on a variety of topics, and we are working hard to bring you more options, including a virtual classroom for highly interactive learning and networking.
AACSB has created an incident response team to address challenges related to COVID-19. You can find regular updates online.