3rd International Research Roundtable

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3rd International Research Roundtable

An opportunity for scholars and practitioners to meet, discover new perspectives, and collaborate!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Online and on site in Brig campus, Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland Englisch-Gruss-Strasse 43 3902 Brig Switzerland

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About this event

INVITATION TO THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE 2022

César Ritz Colleges engages in research for responsible business and society that promotes entrepreneurship, sustainability, leadership, inclusivity, and visionary thinking among business leaders and scholars. The research community at César Ritz Colleges fosters innovation in the domains of entrepreneurship and management in hospitality, tourism, and service industries. Our bi-annual roundtables offer an opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in this theme to share research in progress, exchange opinions, and explore potential collaborations. The following submission categories from researchers and practitioners are welcome:

- academic research papers (extended abstracts, 400-600 words, or full manuscripts)

- opinion papers and practitioner business cases (academic opinion papers, practitioner essays sharing business stories, current issues, or emergent business trends, 600-1’500 words)

- statements of collaborative research interests for the networking only (200 words).

TOPICS

• Research on Management and Entrepreneurship in Hospitality, Tourism, and Service

• Business insights, such as cases or practical insights for hospitality, tourism, or other services

• French-speaking roundtable "Hospitality and Tourism Management"

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IMPORTANT DATES

Dates:

• Proposal submission deadline – 31 July 2022 through EasyChair platform only at https://easychair.org/cfp/IRR-2022-09.

Submissions are accepted on rolling basis after a double-blind peer review within 14 working days. Early submissions are welcome.

• Notification of proposal acceptance – 15 August 2022

• Registration closes - 15 August 2022 at latest on EventBrite platform.

• Research Roundtable, 31 August- 2 September (time commitment 1-8 hours per day)

Official dates: 31 August-1 September 2022:

- Official Welcome afternoon and Research networking - 31 August 2022,

- Research presentations - 1 September 2022

Informal Networking lunch, Brig campus - 2 September 2022

VENUE AND CONTACT

The main event venue is Brig, Switzerland. It is possible to participate online, both online and on campus, and asynchronously. Online Call for Proposals is available at https://easychair.org/cfp/IRR-2022-09. Submissions are made through the plateform “EasyChair” . All questions about submissions and registration should be emailed to Evelina.Gillard@cesarritzcolleges.edu.

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

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Submission Guidelines

The following submission categories are welcome: papers for the roundtable discussions (1) or statements of collaborative research interests for the networking sessions in case if the participants do not submit any paper (2).

A brief questionnaire about collaborative research interests, expertise, and availability for academic collaboration will be shared with the research roundtable participants.

It is possible to take part in the research roundtable on campus in Brig, Switzerland, online, both online and on campus, and asynchronously.

Call for Papers for the Roundtable Discussions

Research Papers (literature review, conceptual, qualitative, or quantitative work in progress) – Extended Abstract, 400-600 words, excluding references, or full manuscript

Practitioner Business Cases or Opinion Papers (non-academic or practitioner essays presenting an authoritative, personal viewpoint on a current issue or an emerging trend) – Full Opinion Paper, 600-1’500 words, excluding references

Proposal formatting: Times New Roman font size 12 points; line spacing - 2, left and right margin - 2.5 cm. (1 in.), top and bottom - 2.5 cm. (1 in.)

References should follow Harvard referencing style

Submissions should be made in PDF format and should not contain any author-identifying information for blind review

Accepted proposals may be presented at the roundtable synchronously or asynchronously.

Thematic Roundtable Discussions are scheduled online or on site in Brig campus on 1 September 2022 (tentatively, early afternoon sessions on site in Brig campus and late afternoons online; schedule to be confirmed). It is possible to take part in both on site and online sessions.

For presenting asynchronously, a 20-minutes recorded video presentation should be shared with the Organizing Committee before the roundtable date.

Call for Statements of Collaborative Research Interests for the Networking Sessions

Statement of Collaborative Research Interests (research interests, expertise, and availability for academic collaboration) - Summary, up to 200 words

Proposal formatting: Times New Roman font size 12 points; line spacing - 2, left and right margin - 2.5 cm. (1 in.), top and bottom - 2.5 cm. (1 in.)

References should follow Harvard referencing style, if any

Submissions should be made in PDF format

Separate Research Networking Sessions are scheduled on site in Brig campus (afternoon Swiss time) and for online participation only (evening Swiss time) on 31st August 2022. An informal Research Networking lunch on campus will be held on 2nd September 2022 from 11:30 to 13:00 Swiss time. It is possible to take part in both on site and online sessions.

Participants that cannot attend any session planned are invited to fill out the event registration questionnaire asynchronously.

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