Calls for Submission


There is a wealth of knowledge and experience within the NIBS membership and NIBS members have always been generous in sharing it with each other. We currently have four calls for submissions extended to NIBS Members taking part in the conference.

1) NIBS Research

2) The David Gillingham Award

3) NIBS Member Opportunities

4) Sharing case studies of sustainability in business schools

NIBS Research – Closed for submissions

Are you interested in presenting your current or recent research at the upcoming NIBS Annual Conference in Manchester, England? We are offering an opportunity to our members who are involved in pedagogical/didactic or applied research to share an overview of their work at the conference.

Preference will be given to research related to the NIBS focus on international business education and with broad interest to attending delegates. If accepted, you will be able to present your research for 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A and helpful suggestions and comments from your fellow NIBS members. Moreover, the peer-reviewed presentation provides a professional development opportunity that can benoted in your CV and school’s annual review.

Please contact our NIBS Board member and research coordinator Dr. Jeff Johnson at email: about participating in our research session.

David Gillingham Award – Closed for submission

Named in recognition of the founding president of NIBS, the David Gillingham Award was introduced in 2013. Its aim is to honour outstanding, internationally-oriented business education projects, and to encourage NIBS member schools to share best practices with their peers.

The award consists of a certificate, and formal recognition at the NIBS Annual Conference.  An abstract of the winning project is also published on the NIBS website.

Selection criteria: Projects will be judged on the extent to which they:

  • advance business education
  • meaningfully engage students and/or faculty members
  • have an international interest or horizon
  • are inspiring
  • have an impact on the host school or a network of schools
  • potentially benefit the wider community

The David Gillingham Award is open to all NIBS member institutions.  To be considered, schools should prepare a description of the initiative (no more than 500 words) along with two PowerPoint summary slides and submit them via the registration form on or before 10 May 2024.

Finalists will be asked to give a short presentation about their project with the winner being selected via audience vote. Please note in a change to previous years voting will be one vote per university attending the conference.

NIBS Member Opportunities presentations – Closed for submission

NIBS members are invited to present opportunities available at their business school or university which will be of interest to NIBS members. For example international weeks, conferences, short courses, COILS, research, internships, the list could go on.

Please complete this form if you would like to present, please note there are a limited number of slots and slots will be allocated on a strictly first come, first served basis.

Sharing case studies of sustainability in business schools – Closed for submission

The theme of this years NIBS Annual Conference is sustainability and NIBS members are invited to share case studies of how business schools have adapted sustainability into their organisations. Please complete the registration form here if you would like to share your experiences with the NIBS membership. Sharing Case Studies of Sustainability in Business Schools

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