Call for Papers

2019 Kenan Institute Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference

Conference Date: January 31 – February 1, 2019
Location: Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Submission Deadline: May 25, 2018

We invite submission of research papers, session proposals (topics and/or speakers) and presentations in the broad field of entrepreneurship research, including, but not limited to, the topics listed below. The goal of the conference is to explore new ideas and findings on the frontiers of research. Most sessions will have a discussion format with academics, policymakers and practitioners presenting relevant thoughts and findings on a specific topic of interest. To that end, we welcome early-stage research and work-in-progress as well as thought-provoking extended abstracts and proposals that are well-grounded in the existing literature.

Submissions can be made any time before the deadline of May 25, 2018. Please include your full name, title, name and address of affiliated institution/university/company along with a confirmed conference presenter. Presenters with full-time academic appointments will receive complimentary conference registration and two nights of accommodations at The Breakers Palm Beach. Participants will be responsible for all other travel expenses. Submissions should be sent to

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2018 Real Estate Research Symposium

Conference Date: October 11-12, 2018
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018

We invite submission of theoretical and empirical papers in the field of real estate finance and investing at all stages of completion (including work-in-progress and extended abstracts). We especially encourage submissions of high quality academic and applied research focused on commercial real estate. The organizers will also accept proposals for panel discussions (including suggested participants). The symposium will also include a special session on preliminary work with authors presenting new ideas in a “3-slide session.” Submissions for this session should include a short overview of the topic to be presented. The symposium is hosted by the Commercial Real Estate Data Alliance and the Institute for Private Capital (IPC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Papers should be submitted any time before the deadline of May 31, 2018. Please include your full name, title, name and address of affiliated institution/university/company, and a confirmed conference presenter. All submissions should be sent to

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