IFERA 2016 Conference at Bogota, Columbia
The Conference invites papers that speak directly to the selected conference theme of “Narratives in Family Business”.
In addition, we invite papers on all aspects of family business research, including but not limited to succession, leadership and governance, entrepreneurship, strategy, family relationships, emotions, family psychology and sociology, economics, finance, and accounting, as well as issues that lie at the intersection of these and other interrelated disciplines. All theoretical and methodological approaches are welcome as we advance the field in a truly multi-disciplinary, creative, rigorous, reflexive, and critical fashion.
IFERA2016 program starts off with an enriching pre-conference program for doctoral students, junior faculty as well as those interested in attending a professional development workshop. This is followed by a two day academic program feauturing paper presentations, discussion sessions and poster sessions. The last day of the conference invites academics to interact with family businesses in the IFERA2016 Family Business Day. This is the chance for academics to learn new insights from the field and also bounce off their concepual ideas in engaging conversations with family business leaders and members.
Detailed program – please click here.
IFERA2016 program starts off with an enriching pre-conference program for doctoral students, junior faculty as well as those interested in attending a professional development workshop. This is followed by a two day academic program featuring paper presentations, discussion sessions and poster sessions. The last day of the conference invites academics to interact with family businesses in the IFERA2016 Family Business Day. This is the chance for academics to learn new insights from the field and also bounce off their conceptual ideas in engaging conversations with family business leaders and members.
Detailed Conference Program (Please click here)
Program in pdf format
Location: INALDE, Business School, La Sabana University, Autopista Norte Km 7 costado occidental, Chia, Colombia.
|Sunday, June 26th 2016||IFERA 2016 Pre-conference|
|Monday, June 27th 2016||IFERA 2016 Doctoral Consortiums & Faculty Development Consortiums
IFERA 2016 Professional Development Workshop (PDW)
|Tuesday, June 28th 2016||IFERA 2016 Annual Conference – Main Conference sessions|
|Wednesday, June 29th 2016||IFERA 2016 Annual Conference – Main Conference sessions
Family Business Track
|Thursday, June 30th 2016||Family Business Day|
|Sunday, June 26th 2016||6 PM||Informal pre-conference dinner||Usaquen- Hacienda Santa Bárbara||optional / extra fee|
|Monday, June 27th 2016||6PM||Welcome Reception||Usaquen||included / no extra fee
Fingerfood and Drinks
|Tuesday, June 28th 2016||7PM||Social Dinner||Andrés Carne de Res||Included
Dinner and Drinks
|Wednesday, June 29th 2016||7:30PM||Gala Dinner||INALDE Business School
Universidad de La Sabana
|included / no extra fee
Dinner and Drinks
|Thursday, June 30th 2016||5:30PM||Cocktail Reception||INALDE, Business School||included / no extra fee
Fingerfood and Drinks
|AWARD||AMOUNT (in Euros)||Sponsored By|
|Ph.D. Research Proposal||2000||IFERA|
|Best conference Paper||2000||IFERA|
|Best paper on conference theme||1500||IFERA|
|Best paper-contribution to pract ice||2000||IFERA|
|Best paper by a first time presenter||1000||IFERA|
|Best reviewer||(Conference Registration fee) 350||IFERA|
|Best family systems constructs research paper||2000||ROLESKI|
|Best Emerging Scholar||2000||IFERA|
|Best published paper from an IFERA event||3000||IFREA|
Family Business Day
An innovative international congress aimed at family businesses.
29th -30th June 2016
For the first time take place in the Americas the largest event aimed at family businesses. INALDE Business School, University of La Sabana, is the host chosen to be the main promotor of development and professionalization of the family business in the region. Family Business Day 2016 Bogota is a unique opportunity to interact with family business entrepreneurs and scholars from all over the world. World-class family business entrepreneurs will share their experiences on various aspects of leading and managing a family firm. Their insights will be complemented with reflections from renowned scholars from the field.
In 2016, IFERA Family Business Day will expand to a two-day event. Every attendee will have the facility to design their own program. You can choose the teacher and the subject of your interest, with experts on topics such as family, ownership and business strategy, also succession and entrepreneurship.
14 of the most influential scholars in the area will participate with nationalities from Spain, United States, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, France, and Italy. During FBD, translation services from Spanish to English will be offered for the main conferences and the English Track.
- Evolution and development of family businesses
- Management of intergenerational relationships
- Models for multigenerational companies
- Best practices of family businesses
- Entrepreneurship in family businesses
- Family dynamics
- Corporate social responsibility in the family firm
- Succession in family businesses
- Communication in the family business
- Psychological Ownership in the family business
- The role of women in the family business
- Management of ownership in the family firm
- Valuation of family businesses
- The role of the family council
Please click here to download the digital brochure
Academic Program Chairs:
Alexandra Dawson – Concordia University
Tensie Steijvers – Hasselt University
Prof. Gonzalo Gómez-Betancourt – Head of INALDE Family Business Center
Conference Host Committee:
María Piedad López-Vergara – Assistant Professor at INALDE Family Business Center, La Sabana Universit
José Betancourt – Researcher in Family Business, Legacy & Management Consulting Group SAS
Sanjay Goel – University of Minnesota Duluth (USA)
Gonzalo Gomez Betancourt – Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia)
Ranjan Karri – University of Illinois Springfield (USA)
Donella Caspersz – UWA Business School (Australia)
Ramona Zachary – City University of New York (USA)
Claudia Binz Astrachan
Britta Boyd – University of Southern Denmark
Cláudio Antonio Pinheiro Machado Filho – School of Business, Economics and Accountancy, University of São Paulo (FEA/ USP).
Professor Ricardo Aparicio – IPADE Business School, México