ABSEL 2015

The sun has set on ABSEL 2014′s near-term attendance record-setting Conference in Orlando and it’s off to Las Vegas in 2015 where we hope to grow again.

Off to Lqas Vegas - 2

42nd Annual Conference Call for Submissions

March 4-6, 2015

Call for Papers, Experiential Learning Activities,
Simulations, Games, Demonstrations, Panels and Other Submissions

Submission Due Date:  October 13, 2014


Tropicana Las Vegas, Nevada
A DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
3801 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109, USA
TEL: 1-702-739-2222, FAX: 1-702-739-2668

ABSEL 2015 – Submission Information: Due Date – October 13, 2014

 The 2015 program organizers of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning (ABSEL) invite new and experienced academicians, industry professionals, and students from all disciplinary areas to submit papers or abstracts for presentation and/or demonstration.  ABSEL welcomes quantitative and qualitative research, theoretical models, literature reviews, cases, demonstrations, exercises, panels, workshops and other work related to creative or innovative teaching and learning methods.  Student participation in ABSEL is highly encouraged.

Conference Tracks

Experiential: focuses upon experiential methods including, but not limited to classroom experiential exercises, service learning, cultural immersion/study abroad, business planning/new venture creation, and internship/live cases.  These methods may be employed in the classroom, community as laboratory, or workplace as a learning community.  This track also focuses on the development, application, assessment, and research associated with any form of experiential learning activities, including accreditation-related activities.   Track Chair: Ken Long kenneth.e.long20.civ@mail.mil

Simulations: focuses on the development, application, assessment, and research associated with business simulations and gaming.  Track Chair: Marcin Wardaszko  wardaszko@alk.edu.pl

Innovations and Future Directions in Education: focuses on developments in education that reflect new educational and/or technological innovations, including online learning, distance education, other web-based learning, and the use of new teaching technologies.  Track Chair: Carlos Mario Zapata-Jaramillo  cmzapata@unal.edu.co

Games Ready to Play: This track will allow conference attendees to actually participate in simulations and games that can be either played to completion or for some games, played for at least a single round within a time frame of 1–1.5 hours.  Track Chair: Christian K. Karl  christian.karl@uni-due.de

Workshops or Panels: This track includes the topics above best delivered in a workshop or panel format. Proposals should include a full description of the session and its objectives, the names of all presenters, and the time necessary for discussion.  Proposals will be assessed by the Program and Track Chairs.

Please direct questions to the Program Chair, Chris Scherpereel
Northern Arizona University, Chris.Scherpereel@nau.edu

Important Dates

October 13, 2014: Due date for submission of full manuscripts, games, abstracts, or proposals for review.  All submissions must be done electronically through the Conference Review System: www.conferencereview.com

November 3, 2014:  Notification of reviewer decisions on acceptance of papers.

December 19, 2014:  Due date for submission of revised, camera-ready manuscripts for inclusion in the conference proceedings.

January 19, 2015: Registration payment due in order to be included on Conference Program.  At least one author must register by this date.

February 3, 2015:  ABSEL Registration fees must be paid by February 3, 2015 in order to receive the early bird discount.

February 3, 2015:  Hotel reservations must be made by February 3, 2015 in order to receive the ABSEL rate of $95.  To get the ABSEL rate, click: Reserve Room

Please continue to view the ABSEL Website for updated conference information and registration instructions.

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