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The 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management - August 7-11, 2015 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Annual Meeting:

The Academy of Management Annual Meeting is the premier conference for more than 10,000 students, academics, scholars, and professionals in the scholarly management and organization space. The 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held August 7-11, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; sessions will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and additional surrounding properties. The program theme is Opening Governance

We hope to see you all in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada this August.

Approximate timeline of Annual Meeting information:
(This timeline is approximate and will be updated as dates are finalized. Please check back for details.)

October 2014: Call for Submissions and Call for Reviewers sent to members and posted to the website.
November 4, 2014: Submission System opens.
January 13, 2015: Submissions deadline.
February 2015: Review deadline.
February 2015: Exhibit Hall and Sponsorship sales open.
February 2015: Registration and housing open.
March 2015: Submissions decisions sent.
May 2015: Online program now available.
August 7-11, 2015: Annual Meeting

  • AOM 2015 Theme: Opening Governance

    Theme for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Opening Governance
    Program Chair: Anita M McGahan

    Opening Governance, Vancouver, BC

    The theme of the 2015 conference, Opening Governance, invites members to consider opportunities to improve the effectiveness and creativity of organizations by restructuring systems at the highest organizational levels. The term 'governance' refers to leadership systems, managerial control protocols, property rights, decision rights, and other practices that give organizations their authority and mandates for action. Opening governance involves revisiting these practices especially in light of big data, crowdsourcing, and other emerging digital technologies that expand the information and expertise available to organizational leaders. How and when should managers open governance practices to involvement by engaged stakeholders? What advances and problems arise from transparency in decision making? The Opening Governance theme also points to fundamental questions about how various types of organization forms compete to govern valuable resources. What are the tradeoffs associated with pursuing a specific value-creation opportunity under the governance structure of an investor-owned corporation as opposed to a privately held corporation, a B Corporation, or even a licensing arrangement or non-profit organization? How can organizations work more effectively with governmental agencies and foundations to [more...]

  • Exhibits and Sponsorship

    ExhibitsThe Academy of Management Annual Meeting offers opportunities for attendees to learn more about and meet industry leading publishers, universities, and service providers. Plan time during your visit to the Annual Meeting to stop by the Exhibit Hall to find can't-miss resources. 

    Looking to Exhibit? Extend your reach through terrific exhibit and sponsorship opportunities! Sales open February 18th. Learn more and download our resource guide.

  • Registration and Housing
    Register Now

    Early registration for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management is now open. The city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will host the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting from August 7-11, 2015. We invite you to join us and rediscover the power of your profession.

    VCC at dusk
    Photo courtesy of Vancouver Convention Centre


  • Online Program

    The Annual Meeting program is now available online.

    This truly international conference has over 2,100 sessions and activities to choose from, involving more than 10,000 of the top scholars and researchers from 84 different countries. Explore the many division and interest group sessions and build your own customized itinerary. Download the top management research papers being presented (open to registrants only) and receive early access to the best paper proceedings.

    We hope that you will be a part of the Annual Meeting bringing together management's top scholars and researchers from all over the world to present the best of the emerging management research, scholarship, theory, practice and teaching.

    Access the Annual Meeting program online today.

A sincere thank you to all our meeting sponsors without whom the Academy's Annual Meeting would not be a success.

Thank you to our 2015 Platinum Plus Sponsor

Pace University 


Thank you to our 2015 Platinum Sponsors

   IMD     WU          ESMT (Homepage)    

 Isenberg 150              BI   



Thank you to our 2015 Gold Sponsor


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