Submissions are opened to the 12th Annual Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC) 2016 exploring the theme of Founder Influence on Family Firms.

Submission DEADLINE February 15, 2016.

The conference will be held from June 1st to June 4th in Nova Lima near Belo-Horizonte, Brazil.

Host: Fundação Dom Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus

FERC accepts five-page ABSTRACTS for submission in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Abstracts on all family business topics are welcomed. We do not require full papers. We encourage you to submit your work in progress as well as completed studies. The presentation format for FERC is posters.

Check out their website for submission guidelines, conference program, keynote speakers (Werner Baer from University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign and Shaker Zahra from University of Minnesota), Brazilian family business leaders, sight-seeing tours & activities and much more.

More information, see the PDF (pdf, 278.2 kB).