A Brave New World

Strategies for Adapting to a Changing Business Environment

The world of business is changing rapidly. Digitization and artificial intelligence are transforming the nature of work, enabling new business models, new organizational forms, and new modes of entrepreneurship. The SMS Special Conference in Hangzhou seeks to bring together ambitious and cutting-edge research that explores this "Brave New World." We aim to showcase work that not only sheds new light on these emerging phenomena, but also examines the implications of these trends for existing research and practice. We aspire to foster an engaged and critical dialog, drawing together not only leading scholars from Asia and around the world, but also executives and practitioners who grapple with these phenomena on a daily basis.


JANUARY 21, 2020
Submission Deadline for Proposals
JANUARY 27, 2020
Co-Author Confirmation Deadline
Notification of Program Review Committee Decisions
MARCH 19, 2020
Author Registration Deadline
JUNE 12-14, 2020
SMS Special Conference in Hangzhou

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We are grateful for the support from Alibaba Business School for this conference. To learn more about the Alibaba Group, visit their website!

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We are pleased to partner with the School of Management of Zhejiang University for this Special Conference in Hangzhou. To learn more about the School, visit their website here.

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