AEME Conference 2017

AEME Conference 2017

 

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Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration

The Welsh Centre for Tourism Research at Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to be hosting the 14th annual A​ssociation for Events Management Education (AEME) Forum, between the 5th and 7th of July 2017, in Wales' vibrant capital city.

Events have a long history throughout which they have evolved and changed considerably, raising challenges and opportunities for practitioners, educators and researchers alike.  Working collaboratively in a forward-thinking approach is vital to the future success and vitality of the industry as a whole.

'Event Futures' encourages discussion and debate surrounding the future of the events industry with a focus on how academics and practitioners can work together into the future to deliver the highest quality research and education. 

 

We invite submissions on the following themes:​

  • Event stakeholders, impacts and evaluation.
  • Event design, technology and innovation.​
  • Consumers, co-creation and the event experience.
  • Event education and pedagogy.
  • Future directions in event research.
  • Inclusivity and accessibility for events.

A Special issue of the International Journal of Event and Festival Management is linked to the conference:

Suitable topics for the Special Issue include, but are not limited to, the following sub-themes:

  • Event stakeholders, impacts and evaluation.
  • Event design, technology and innovation.
  • Consumers, co-creation and the event experience.
  • Event education and pedagogy.
  • Future directions in event research.
  • Inclusivity and accessibility for events
  • Events, resilience and safety
  • Events and transformation

Link to Emerald website

Key Dates

Abstract Submissions:May 31, 2017 (Dewi Jaimangal-Jones)
Abstract Decisions:June 16, 2017
Full Paper Submissions: September 9, 2017
Revisions/Final Decisions: January, 31, 2018
Publication: Summer 2018

Submission Process

Prospective authors are strongly encouraged to contact the guest editors regarding potential topics of interest or any questions relating to the special issue.  Structured abstracts (500 up to 750 words excluding references) can be submitted directly to the lead guest editor via email – Dewi Jaimangal-Jones by May 31st, 2017.  The guest editors will provide feedback on each submitted abstract. Full papers must be submitted by September 9th, 2017 through ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ijefm. Please select the correct issue to submit to: "Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration".  Author guidelines for IJEFM can be found at: http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=ijefm

Please send initial expressions of interest to the Guest Editors:

Dewi Jaimangal-Jones, djaimangal-jones@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Caroline Jackson, cjackson@bournemouth.ac.uk

Martin Robertson, robertsonm@bournemouth.ac.uk

​Keynote speakers:

Keynote presentations and panels featuring a range of industry and academic experts will be scheduled to initiate debate and discussion on future directions and challenges for events management education and the industry.  Please see Keynote Speakers​ section for further information.

 Content Editor

​​​Key Dates

Final Deadline for abstracts:
Friday 2nd June 2017

Early bird tickets deadline: 
Tuesday 2nd of May 2017

Delegate registration deadline: 
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