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IAABD Annual Conference

18th IAABD Annual Conference  May 17-20, 2017 Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

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    The IAABD Past Conferences

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    16th IAABD Annual Conference

    Year:  2015 Location: Kenya Theme: Towards Sustainable African Business Development: Integrating Formal and Informal Business Hosting Institution: University of

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    14th IAABD Annual Conference

    Year: 2013 Location: Accra, Ghana Theme: Integrating African Markets and Economies in a changing Global Economy: Issues, challenges and

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    13th IAABD Annual Conference

    Year: 2012 Location: El Jadida, Morocco Theme: African Business and Development in a Changing Global Political Economy: Issues, Challenges and

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    12th IAABD Annual Conference

    Year: 2011 Location: Edmonton, Canada Theme: Challenges in the Era of Globalization Hosting Institution: Athabasca University, in partnership with Grant

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    11th IAABD Annual Conference

    Year: 2010 Location: Lagos, Nigeria Theme: Moving Africa Toward Sustainable Growth and Technological Development Hosting Institution: University of Lagos Date: Tuesday, 18

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    2017 Conference Overview

    The annual conferences of the International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD) are open to scholars, professionals, and graduate students of any nationality who are interested or actively engaged in the research ……


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    Attending the IAABD conference is a great opportunity to present research, get knowledge about other ongoing research and to expand the professional network of researchers in the World.

    Jan-Erik Jaensson, PhD
    VP of Communications

    IAABD is an excellent platform to understand the challenges facing African business & economic development. I’m glad to be a member, learning from world class leaders & contributing to develop advanced solutions.

    Feyikemi Eyitoyosi Oniyitan

    I would strongly recommend IAABD conferences for early career scholars as well as seasoned scholars who want to brush up on their research skills…The small group atmosphere and (African) cultural activities- safari and dance- are cherished memories for me.

    Evelyn M Winston
    Professor of Management, Clark Atlanta University