TLC@AOM Call for Submissions

Program Co-chairs:
R. Scott Livengood, University of Colorado
Sandrine Le Pontois, Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne University

The Academy of Management Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC@AOM) will host its 12th annual event during the 84th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2024) held in person 9-13 August 2024 in Chicago, IL, USA. TLC@AOM is a "conference within a conference" designed to help Academy members who have a passion for teaching discuss and learn new teaching practices in an open forum of shared experience. Admission to TLC sessions is not included with your AOM Conference registration. There is a separate registration for the TLC@AOM and you must be registered for the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management to attend TLC sessions. 

Important Dates and Submission Info 

The AOM Submission Center opens early December 2023. Please carefully review the submission guidelines before submitting. All proposals must be submitted through the AOM Submission Center. The submission deadline is Tuesday, 9 January 2024 at 17:00 ET (UTC-5/GMT-5). We look forward to reviewing your innovative, engaging, and teaching-focused submissions. All sessions will be delivered in person on-site for a duration of 60 minutes in symposium format.   

Submission Topics and Conference Theme - Innovating for the Future

Proposals should focus on one or more of the following categories: 

  • Technology in the classroom 
  • Measurement of learning 
  • Experiential/Active/Problem-based learning 
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion in education 
  • Connecting teaching and learning to community and practice 
  • Remote/hybrid teaching and learning 
  • Curricular design/redesign 
  • Teaching resources 

Session Orientations

As a submitter, you may indicate the general orientation of your proposal. The AOM 2024 program includes these orientations to help attendees identify sessions of interest. The types of orientations are:

Criteria for Acceptance

TLC@AOM submissions should describe an innovative teaching technique or curriculum innovation. Proposals should explain how the session will promote a high level of interactivity and engagement amongst TLC@AOM participants. In addition, takeaways for participants should be clearly outlined. We ask that all submitters to the TLC@AOM volunteer as TLC reviewers. Be sure to check out the reviewer guidelines for additional information.

Submission Guidelines

Please follow the guidelines and formatting instructions below when writing your proposal. The proposal must not exceed five pages (including cover page and main body plus reference list). Please note that submissions will NOT be reviewed if these guidelines and instructions are not met. 

Cover Page includes: 

  • The title of the presentation (in Title Case) The Academy-assigned 5-digit submission number 
  • Abstract (limit 250 words) 
  • Identification of submission topic that applies to the proposal (see list of "Submission Topics & Conference Theme" listed above) 
  • Statement to indicate that at least one presenter on the proposal agrees to register for AOM and the TLC@AM and will attend in-person

Main body includes the following headings: 

  • Topic/Introduction: Describe the topic of your presentation and its purpose. Identify targeted discipline(s) and potential course/program applications. 
  • Interest: Explain why your topic would be of interest to conference participants. 
  • Session Description: Explain what you are planning to do during the session. Include a description of the presentation, interaction methods to be employed and the resources required. Provide a detailed breakdown of how the time will be utilized particularly around engagement and interaction. All sessions should be structured as 60 minutes in duration.  
  • Takeaways: Be explicit about what the audience will be able to take away from your presentation (including any teaching resources or handouts to be distributed). Describe how attendees might apply the session information to improve their teaching, if applicable. 


  • Use Times New Roman 12-point font, double spaced, 1-inch (2.5 cm) margin all around, and 8.5" x 11”-page setting.
  • The entire submission must be in ONE document created in Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf).  
  • After uploading the document, it will be automatically converted to Adobe PDF format. Please make sure that the content of the submission appears and prints correctly as you intended after it has been converted by using the “view” button. 

To facilitate the blind review process, remove all author-identifying information, including acknowledgments, from the uploaded document. You will include ALL authors on the submission form, but not in your uploaded proposal (given the session length, the number of presenters included should be limited to a maximum of four). The author information provided will appear in the program. Submitters do NOT need to be AOM members to submit a proposal to the Annual Meeting. However, if a proposal is accepted, participants must register to attend the Annual Meeting. All participants attending the Annual Meeting must be AOM Members and registered for the Annual Meeting. Furthermore, to attend TLC@AOM a program participant must also be registered for the TLC@AOM conference for an additional fee. 

NOTE: Any proposal that appears to market a product or service is not suitable for the AOM Teaching and Learning Conference and will be rejected. If you would like to market a product or service, please contact TLC@AOM and request a sponsorship or advertising packet. 

If you prefer to discuss your ideas before submitting a proposal, please contact TLC@AOM no later than 15 December 2023. 

The deadline for all submissions is Tuesday, 9 January 2024 at 17:00 ET (UTC-5/GMT-5). All proposals must be submitted through the AOM Submission Center.

84th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2024)

9-13 August 2024
Chicago, IL, USA

AOM 2024 Key Dates

  • Registration/Housing Open:
    5 March 2024
  • Decision Notifications:
    Late March 2024
  • Annual Meeting Program
    June 2024
  • Early Registration Rate Deadline:
    7 May 2024
  • Regular Registration Rate Deadline:
    16 July 2024
  • Late Registration Rates
    17 July-13 August 2024
  • Hotel Reservations Deadline:
    17 July 2024
  • 84th Annual Meeting:
    9-13 August 2024
    Chicago, IL, USA
    In-person @AOM 2024
    11 August 2024

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