The 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management will be held virtually.

Join us for AOM 2021, the world's premier event for scholarly engagement around management and organization research.

The deadline for ALL submissions was Tuesday, 12 January 2021. If you submitted for the 2021 AOM Annual Meeting you may view your submissions in the Annual Meeting Submission Center.

AoM-2021-A Virtual Experience

View the 2021 Call for Submissions PDF

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An Improved Virtual Experience

AOM 2021 promises an improved program with greater opportunities and technological advancements based on your feedback and suggestions from our first virtual Annual Meeting in 2020. This year's virtual meeting will provide members even more flexibility to connect in new ways. What’s new in 2021?

  • Many more synchronous sessions
  • Greater session distribution across time zones
  • An enhanced online platform



Read President Quinetta Roberson's message to members on the virtual Annual Meeting decision.

Key Dates
for AOM 2021

12 January 2021
Submission Deadline

21 January - 18 February 2021
Review Period

Early 2021

May 2021
Program Announcement

30 July-3 August 2021
Annual Meeting

Why attend AOM's virtual Annual Meeting

In 2020, the Academy of Management held it's first ever virtual Annual Meeting, offering unique opportunities to expand research, network with colleagues, and disseminate knowledge addressing the 21st century’s most pressing challenges related to management and organizations. The virtual meeting provided the utmost flexibility for members to connect in ways never before possible, explore ideas, and actively learn in a new, online environment.

One-Stop Experience
AOM’s Annual Meeting took place on a virtual event platform offering a seamless experience for all meeting activities. 

Watch at Your Convenience
The Annual Meeting featured 445 synchronous (live) sessions and 1,120 asynchronous (pre-recorded) sessions. Most sessions are recorded and remain available to watch at any time during the meeting and for an extended period after the meeting, allowing for even greater reach and impact. 

Join your DIGs and explore others
The virtual meeting brought together AOM's divisions and interest groups, enabling attendees to choose and participate in sessions across domains.

Teaching and Learning Conference took place virtually, allowing members to improve their teaching practices in an open, online forum of shared experiences.

Engage in Meaningful Dialogue
Supplemental session information, such as papers, slides, PDFs, and session recordings, provide additional content and context. Attendees can view the materials, follow conversations, and engage in meaningful dialogue after the session. 

Extended Collaboration and Viewing Periods
Attendees can pace themselves and revisit sessions at their convenience. Questions, answers, and comments can be added through 31 August. Supplemental session information is available through 31 October.

Network and Engage
Members joined conversations with geographically dispersed attendees, advancing research, teaching and practice through virtual gathering places and lists of colleagues for individual or group meetings. 

Virtual Exhibit Hall
Attendees viewed presentations and met one-on-one with publishers and other vendors at the Virtual Exhibit Hall.

Virtual Career Fair
Employers, career fair attendees, and active candidates can participate in the Virtual Career Fair, where employers hold scheduled presentations about their institutions during the meeting and candidates scheduled remote video interviews.