Each year the ALSB holds an annual conference. Rotating to different cities throughout the United States, the conference is a time for ALSB members from all over the world to come together and share their experiences and learn about and explore topics relevant to business legal studies. Presentations, workshops and several social events are an integral part of the meeting.
2017 ALSB CONFERENCE
August 6-10 – Savannah GA
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Hotel Registration (use this link to register to receive our group rate)
Conference Schedule (2/13/2017)
Important Conference Information
Hyatt Regency Savannah
2 W. Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia, USA, 31401
Tel: +1 912 238 1234
A Sophisticated Savannah Hotel on the River
Hyatt Regency is an elegant, contemporary waterfront hotel in Savannah with direct access to River Street. Guests are within walking distance of historic parks and squares, as well as year-round festivals and celebrations. Make yourself at home in our sleek suites and fully-equipped meeting rooms. Like all our amenities, they are spacious, practical and replete with convenient accommodations like complimentary Wi-Fi.
ALSB ANNUAL CONFERENCE AWARDS
All of these awards must be submitted through the online conference call-for-papers. Papers must be submitted in final form no later than the end of business on May 30. All other papers submitted for presentation only must be uploaded in finished form by July 1. Papers not submitted by July 1 will be scheduled into a “Developmental Paper” Session. Review of the papers is by double-blind review.
Distinguished Refereed Proceedings: all proceedings papers must be submitted by May 30 and from those submitted the distinguished papers and outstanding paper will be selected.
Virginia Maurer Outstanding Ethics Paper: sponsored by the University of Florida
Jackson-Lewis Outstanding Employment Law Paper: sponsored by the Jackson-Lewis Law firm of Richmond VA
Ralph Bunche Outstanding International Law Paper: sponsored by West College Publishing
International Case Competition: see the ALSB newsletter for the criteria
Holmes-Cardozo Award: best submitted conference paper on any topic
Best Student Paper Award: see the ALSB newsletter for criteria
John Bonsignore Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching in Business Legal Studies: see the ALSB newsletter for criteria
Distinguished Faculty Awards (early and late career): see the ALSB Newsletter for criteria
ABLJ Hoeber Awards: for distinguished and outstanding ABLJ articles
JLSE Hoeber Awards: for distinguished and outstanding JLSE articles
McGraw-Hill Education Charles Hewitt Master Teacher Award: juried papers and presentations
Kay Duffy Award for Outstanding Service to the ALSB: given infrequently for extraordinary service
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