SMS Berkeley: Registration Fees and Virtual Opportunities

We are grateful for our community’s support and their desire to attend the SMS Special Conference in Berkeley. We appreciate your patience as we explored options for moving forward. Due to the circumstances of the cancellation, we are offering registered participants credit and refund options. For full details and information on how to communicate your desired option, please select the below button or visit:

As we all learn to adapt to the challenges presented by our current health crisis, we are working to create opportunities to bring the SMS Special Conference in Berkeley to you in different virtual formats. We will share these opportunities by email and you can also check this website for updates and a schedule of these engagements, which we anticipate will be spread out over several weeks this spring.  

We hope you can join us for one or more of these virtual activities! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the SMS Executive Office at 

Last Updated: March 27, 2020 at 11:30am CDT


SEJ Professional Development Workshop

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 
15:00h - 17:00h

Workshop Information

The Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ) is one of the Strategic Management Society's three scholarly journals and focuses specifically on entrepreneurship-related topics. SEJ has experienced rapid growth since its founding and is included on the FT50 list premier business journals. 

In this workshop, editors and authors of the SEJ will take you through the process of writing for the journal, including the scope and core topics and subject matter the journal seeks to publish.  The session will be led by Co-Editor Melissa Graebner and Associate Editors Tim Folta and Yong Li.  You will be taken through important aspects of the journal, how to frame your ideas and arguments, and will be provided with insights on how to respond to reviewers, as well as a Q&A on what factors increase your chances of publication and common mistakes made. 


This workshop is included in registration for the SMS Special Conference in Berkeley. No application is required. We kindly ask that if you plan to attend this workshop that you pre-register for the workshop. 


Register for Workshop Here

Organizers and Panelists

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Melissa Graebner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Timothy B Folta
University of Connecticut
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Yong Li
University of Nevada Las Vegas