The new IACMR logo has three colors with two arms wrapping the globe. It symbolizes IACMR connecting people and embracing scholars around the world. The three colors represent the four core values of IACMR. Blue represents professionalism and pursuit of excellence. Green represents caring for the environment and people; it symbolizes a spirit of service and responsible scholarship. Purple represents passion, joy and inspiration; it symbolizes that IACMR is the source of inspiration.
Congratulations to a very successful Inaugural Conference attended by over 450 participants, from 21 countries and over 170 universities. Thanks to all the participants, to the academic and corporate sponsors, and the Local Arrangements Committee for a great Inaugural Conference.
Please click here for a table showing the countries/regions and the number of participants (Authors/Discussants/Chairs/Panelists) in this Conference. We have a total of 21 countries/regions and 264 participants as at March 2004.
**The conference registration fees includes membership dues for 2003 & 04. If you have already paid the membership fees, you will be charged US$20 (or RMB160 for PRC regular members and RMB100 for student members) less when you register for the conference**
b. Company Visit(*Admittance to the company visit is available to conference registrants ONLY. Please make sure you have done the conference registration before registering in the company visit)
We wish to thank 70 reviewers for their contribution to the conference by their diligent and timely review of submissions as well as offering constructive comments to authors. Please click here for the full list of reviewers.
Below is some practical information which you may find useful for your trip to Beijing this June. For more information and further inquiries, please contact Miss Winee Wu
1) Climate Mid June in Beijing is fairy hot, dry and clear. The average temperature is about 28-300C (84-88F) at the maximum and 18-200C (66-70F) at minimum. Usually shirts or at most a jacket will do very well. A raincoat or umbrella is advised. Most places for the conference activities as well as the hotel are air-conditioned.
2) Currency Chinese currency is the yuan (RMB). The current exchange rate is about 8.30 yuan to one US dollar. There are 20 kinds of currencies which can be exchanged in the banks, some main hotels and the Convention Center, including: British, Canadian, Dutch, German, Swiss, Belgian, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Austrian, Japanese, Singapore, Australian, Finish, Malaysian, U.S. Hongkong and Macau.
The currencies of U.S., Britain, Japan, Hongkong, Germany, France can be exchanged in almost all hotels as well as the banks and Convention Center.
The world wide-accepted credit cards, e.g. Visa, Master Card, American Express and JCB can be used in the main hotels and Convention Center, while the traveler's checks issued by American, Japanese, European and Hongkong banks are accepted. The check from the Bank of China is the most convenience when you are in China.
3) Electrical Supply 220V, 50Hz.
4) Conference Venue
The Conference is going to take place in the 5-star historic Beijing Hotel, Beijing, PRC. It is located in downtown Beijing, near the shopping-center Wangfujing Street and Chang An Avenue. It is just 30km to airport and 2km to railway station. Map
5) Visa Pease be reminded that you need a visa to enter China. We have consulted with the Chinese consulate officials. A tourist visa is all you need. Also, you need to go to the Consulate in person to apply unless you are using a travel agent which is authorized to apply a visa on your behalf. If you do not have a visa, you should do so IMMEDIATELY. For more information about visa and passport, please click here.
For any questions about the conference program , please contact the IACMR coordinator, Miss Winee Wu
IACMR Inaugural Conference Program Committee (in alphabetical order)
Xiao Ping Chen, University of Washington (Program Chair) Weiying Zhang, Peking University (Program Co-Chair)
Yanjie Bian, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Joseph Cheng, University of Illinois Tailan Chi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Jian Han, Cornell University Christopher Hsee, University of Chicago Fanmin Kong, Peking University David Lamond, University of Western Sydney Mingfang Li, California State University-Northridge Jar Der Luo, Yuan-Ze University James Meindl, State University of New York, Buffalo Michael Nippa, Freiberg University of Technology and Management Anne S. Tsui, Arizona State University/HKUST Mary Ann Von Glinow, Florida International University Zhixing Xiao, INSEAD Erming Xu, Renmin University Ming Zeng, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Xiangquan Zeng, Renmin University Chunjun Zhao, Tsinghua University Jing Zhou, Rice University Xueguang Zhou, HKUST
Please contact our Program Chair, Prof. Xiao Ping Chen, for questions, suggestions, or to volunteer.
IACMR Inaugural Conference Local Arrangements Committee
Weiying Zhang, Peking University (Chair) Fanmin Kong, Peking University Chaoping Li, Renmin University June Qiao, Peking University Qing Qu, Tsinghua University Wei Shi, Renmin University James Sun, Renmin University Xiujun You, Peking University Wei Zhang, Tsinghua University Xichao Zhang, Beijing Normal University Yichi Zhang, Peking University