Panel discussions will be organized in the areas of best practices, emerging theories, and the impact of international, cultural and economic differences in marketing, HR, finance, information systems, education, operations and technology. 

     The panels will be chaired by leaders from both academics and industry, and therefore, industry practitioners are encouraged to participate. Submissions for panel discussions should include an abstract and justification of the topic for the panel, a list of panel participants with concise vitas (4 pages) as well as each panel participant's topic abstract. All abstracts should be kept to 3 to 5 pages.