Workshop Dates

JULY 30, 2018
Workshop Application Deadline (not all have applications)
AUGUST 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance and Registration Opens
Workshop Participation Registration Deadline
SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
Saturday Workshops
SEPTEMBER 22-25, 2018
Annual Conference in Paris

Annual Doctoral Workshop

Learn more about this exciting opportunity for doctoral students! 

Deadline for nominations is June 30, 2018. 

Workshops without Applications

The following workshops do not have an application process, and conference attendees are welcome to attend. 
(*) Engaging Students with Cases in the Digital Age 
(*) Developing and Publishing Formal Models in Strategic Management Research
(*) A Practical Machine Learning Workshop
(**) Strategy Process and Practice Research Workshop (Part I does not require application, Part II does require an application)
We do ask that you pre-register for the workshop from August 15 to September 1 on the workshop website if you plan on attending all or part of the workshop. If space permits, conference attendees will be able to drop-in.  These workshops are also marked with an (*) or (**) on the list to the right. 

Pre-Conference Workshops

Saturday, September 22, 2018


Interest Group and Community Workshops are held on September 22, 2018 leading up to the SMS Annual Conference before the official start of the program. Workshops are held at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center (the site of the SMS Annual Conference). 

Workshops are scheduled to last either the full-day or for a half-day (morning or afternoon). Lunch is provided between 12:00 - 13:00 h for all workshop participants. Programming for the day will end with the Meet the Editors Panel after 16:00 h. 

There is no additional charge to attend Saturday Workshops at the Annual Conference. Attending these workshops is included in the registration for the Annual Conference, and therefore participants in workshops must be registered for the Annual Conference.  

Please note that most workshops have a competitive application process. The deadline for all applications is July 30, 2018, except for the Annual Doctoral Workshop, which is June 30, 2018Registration for all workshops will be open from August 15, until September 1, 2018. We kindly ask that if you are planning on attending a workshop that you register for it to help organizers plan accordingly.  Workshops without an application process are denoted with an asterisk(*) and more info can be found below. 

Should you have any questions about the Saturday Workshops at the SMS Annual Conference in Paris, please feel free to email the SMS Executive Office at  

IG&C Saturday Workshop

Developing a Research Identity

Building a Research Pipeline in Strategic Human Capital
Engaging Students with Cases in the Digital Age
Strategy Process and Practice Research Workshop
Experimenting with Experiments? An Experiment Development Workshop
2018 Professional Development Workshop

Developing and Publishing Formal Models in Strategic Management Research
Global Strategy Paper Development Workshop
Political and Stakeholder Strategies for the Era of De-Globalization Paper Development Workshop
A Practical Machine Learning Workshop
Junior Scholar Paper Development Workshop
Strategic Leadership and Governance Paper Development Workshop