The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation® once again announces its Grant and Scholarship Application process for 2016. In the last two years, the Foundation has awarded over $50,000 in grants and scholarships. For more information on the Berkman Charitable Foundation, including information about eligibility for and how to apply for an award, visitberkmanfoundation.org.
The 44thAcademy of Marketing Science Annual Conference is complete. A big thanks to all of those who attended the magic at the Contemporary Hotel at Bay Lake, FL. The conference attracted record attendance and was highlighted by numerous special events including a spectacular fireworks show to conclude the annual banquet.
The 19th Academy of Marketing Science World Marketing Congress will take place July 19-23 at IESEG School of Management’s Paris campus, situated within the Grande Arche of La Défense. Over 100 sessions highlight the program. The venue is spectacular, the research cutting-edge, the discussion engaging, so don't miss out! This will be an experience packed with professional engagement and the culture duplicated no place other than Paris, France! Check the AMS WMC page by clicking through on the calendar to stay tuned for updates. Register before June 1, 2016 to receive an early registration discount. See you on the Seine!
The 2016 AMS Job Marketaims to develop an environment for Academic Scholars and University and Management School faculty to meet and communicate about academic positions. It gives schools with openings an opportunity to interview multiple candidates and find ideal candidates for their job vacancies. During the one-day career fair, academic scholars seeking faculty positions are invited to undertake face-to-face interviews with important University and Management School recruiters. The 2016 AMS Job Market will be held in Paris on July 20, 2016 during AMS WMC XIX. All the interviews will take place at IESEG School of Management Paris campus, located in the Grande Arche at La Défense, in sight of the Arc de Triomphe.
The 20th Academy of Marketing Science World Marketing Congress will be held from 27 June through 1 July, 2017. The host will be the University of Canterbury. Program Co-Chairs are Paul Ballentine (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Lucie Ozanne (email@example.com). The Local Arrangements Chair is Ekant Veer (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are interested in being considered to become a track chair/co-chair or reviewer or to be of assistance in some other way, please contact Paul or Lucie now. The Call for Papers is available on the website for this congress.
AMS Publication News
Online Proceedings Archive Open: Springer has digitized the back volumes of Developments in Marketing Science (the Proceedings of the Annual Conference) as well as back issues of other AMS Proceedings. The Proceedings Archive can be accessed from the members page. If you'd like a copy of a back issue, contact Springer at link.springer.com and search Academy of Marketing Science.
The 18th Academy of Marketing Science World Marketing Congress took place July 21 to July 25. More than 300 attendees participated in a program consisting of 100 sessions. The sessions spanned practically every aspect of marketing and related areas. The program included authors from over 50 countries. Special thanks to University of Bari Aldo Moro and to Luca Petruzzellis in particular for organizing special events that added so much to the program and truly captured the flavor of the Puglia. During the gala dinner held on Friday evening, AMS recognized Kean Etro of Etro Fashion (www.etro.com) as the 2016 AMS Global Marketer of the Year. Kean reminded us in brief remarks of the importance of translating regional authenticity into all aspects of business as a way of leveraging value. Stay tuned to the members page for postings of photos and updates on the Proceedings.
The 43rdAcademy of Marketing Science Annual Conferenceis complete. Nearly 400 AMS Fellows and Student Fellows attended the conference, which was followed by a doctoral consortium held at the nearby University of Colorado Denver campus attended by 50 students-one from each state. Once again, the AMS Annual Conference was marked by the extreme degree of cordiality and conviviality that are trademarks of AMS events. At the Conference, V.K. Kumar was named the 2015 AMS-Cutco Distinguished Marketing Educator and Dina Howell of Satchi and Satchi was recognized as the 2015 AMS Outstanding Marketer of the Year. The official proceedings are available on the Members page.
The Harold & Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation, Inc.® made its first awards in 2014. The Board of Directors met on November 20 and completed awards to 21 students and two faculty members. Among the students, 12 are US Combat Veterans, with 5 earning a Combat Infantryman Badge and three earning Bronze Stars. In addition, several awards went to promising marketing students and two grants were awarded to further the development of science in marketing. The Award Committee received over 150 scholarship applications and three dozen grant proposals.
"This great country has given so much to mine and Muriel’s parents who came here with nothing and built a better life for our families, and this is our way of giving back” (Harold W. Berkman, November 20, 2014).
The Foundation is now accepting applications and grant proposals for 2015. . For more information, see berkmanfoundation.org or contact Barry J. Babin, Chair of the Berkman Foundation Awards Committee.
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