International Research Conference “GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2016”



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 About Conference






International Research Conference “GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2016” will be held on October 6 - 8, 2016 at Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University.



Conference working language is English and Russian (several round tables and sessions are planned to be held in Russian).






The conference is an important platform to exchange views on emerging markets, confirmed by the great interest from Russian and foreign researchers. In 2015 the conference was attended by more than 430 participants - representatives of 60 leading universities from Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, India, and other countries. This year we hope to see even more new participants, as well as to share the results of research, the ideas of which were born at the previous conferences.


Konstantin V. Krotov

Head of School, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University






Keynote speakers


During the conference several key speakers will give their speeches at the plenary session or at the special sessions. Considering very wide range of interests of participants, we are trying to assemble presentations on current topics from famous researchers.



Alistair Anderson

Professor, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, UK



“The Importance of Context in Entrepreneurial Research”




Igor Filatotchev

Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy, Director, Centre for Research on Corporate Governance

Sir John Cass Business School, City University London


"Corporate Governance and Institutions in Emerging Markets: Between Economic Efficiency and Social Legitimacy"





Doctoral Colloquium Keynote Speaker


Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki
Professor of International Business, Co-Director of the Graduate School at Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK.


«Conducting Qualitative Case Research in International Markets»



Jun-Koo Kang

Professor, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore about the GSOM Emerging Markets Conference-2015:


“This is the first time I participate in this conference. There are representatives of many countries sharing knowledge that will be very useful in practice. It is important that this conference is not narrowly focused on some topics, but covers business, auditing and management in general”



Book of Abstracts





Key conference topics include:





As part of the conference:


  • Doctoral Colloquium (4 ECTS for students of partner schools with special agreements on doctoral students exchange) "Advanced Research in Management in the Context of Emerging Markets", October 4 - 5, 2016
  • Workshops
  • Round tables:






For participants of our conference grants for travel / accommodation can be provided.



The terms of the grant providing are:



The deadline for submitting the article to the editorial board - June 30, 2016

Notification of acceptance/rejection of the paper for the conference - June 30, 2016.

Notification of grant for travel / accommodation providing - August 10, 2016. 




Important dates


Submission of papers structured abstracts (up to 7200 symbols): June 11, 2016
Notification of authors: June 30, 2016
Early Bird registration deadline: August 31, 2016
Doctoral Colloquium sessions: October 4 – 5, 2016
Conference sessions: October 6 – 8, 2016





Conference will take place at Graduate School of Management SPbU, Saint Petersburg, Russia at the address: Sankt-Peterburgskoye Shosse, 109



Publication Opportunities


All structured abstracts accepted for the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings with ISSN and will be available free online.


Papers prepared on the basis of the best presentations can be published in Russian Journal of Management or Vestnik (Herald) of Saint Petersburg University. Management.





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Registration Fee for Best Papers: 250 EUR

Regular Registration Fee: 450 EUR

Doctoral Student Registration Fee: 300 EUR

Doctoral Colloquium Registration Fee: 500 EUR



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Nadezhda Kanaeva

Manager of Research Support Department


Tel.: (812) 323-84-53, ext. 614