BALAS 2022 Goes live in LISBON, PORTUGAL


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BALAS 2022 Annual Conference will be a hybrid conference hosted in the Carcavelos-Lisbon Campus of NOVA School of Business and Economics next June 10-13th., 2022Start planning to attend right away! Let’s meet in Lisbon, one of Europe’s oldest cities, surrounded by its magnificent monuments and palaces featuring Greek, Roman, and Moorish influences. BALAS 2022 invites you to the perfect setting for an academic adventure blended with social and cultural experiences. Detailed program


Gala Dinner June12-8PM

Venue: Restaurant A Travessa do Fado, inside the Museu do Fado, at 8 PM

Dress code: Casual chic, confortable shoes

Transportation: Bus from Riviera Hotel, Carcavelos departs at 6 PM, and will be going back at 24 PM. Pick up: Santa Apolonia station


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Testing Session: THURSDAY June 9th, 9-11 AM US Eastern time. Testing site will remain open until June10th.

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BALAS 2022 Timetable

Please check the (Updated June 9) BALAS 2022 Timetable here

Jose de la Torre, In Memoriam

We profoundly mourn the loss of BALAS Fellow Professor Jose De la Torre. The BALAS community is saddened by this great loss. Dr. De La Torre was a friend, a colleague, and a true legend of a scholar. His numerous accomplishments during his lifetime were  outstanding in the International Business arena, and in his pursuit of connecting Latin America with the Global Academic Community. (Continue...)

All his friends that want to share their memories of Jose´s unique life and show support to their family can go online to Jose´s obituary


BALAS 2022 Doctoral Colloquium, June 10-11th, 2022

Nova School of Business & Economics in Lisbon, Carcavelos, Portugal, will be the host for the Annual 2022 BALAS Colloquium which will be conducted as a hybrid event in the beautiful new campus in Carcavelos, Lisbon (June 10-11 th).  You can send your dissertation research at any stage of development and present online. and participate in the whole conference. Deadline: February 14th.

FUTURE Events                                                                       BALAS 2021 Highlights

CLADEA International Congress 2022 in Guayaquil

CLADEA will host its multidisciplinary business international congress in Guayaquil, Ecuador from October 21th to 26th in a hybrid format, with meetings onsite at the ESPOL-ESPAE facilities and through the web platform.  More information here

Responsible Research Summitt at Wharton June 6-7

The fourth annual Responsible Research Summit, to be hosted live at The Wharton School, aims to encourage research with an impact. It will feature a variety of keynote speakers from across the research ecosystem.  Summitt Information


BALAS thanks Institutional Members for their continuing support and collaboration. Partner universities include: Universidad de San Diego, Florida International University, University of Texas Arlington, Northeastern University, University of Arizona, Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), ESAN University, Universidad de Chile, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile), Universidad de Puerto Rico/Rio Piedras, EGADE Tec Monterrey, Universidad de La Salle (Colombia), INCAE Costa Rica, Universidad de Texas Rio Grande Valley, Fundacao Getulio Vargas, INSPER Brazil. Universidad ICESI (Colombia), Universidad de La Sabana/ INALDE (Colombia), Universidad del Rosario (Colombia), U. of Texas San Antonio, CETYS Universidad (México), ESPAE-Espol (Ecuador), Universidad ORT (Uruguay), IESA (Venezuela), Universidad de Lima, Perú, Universidad Privada Boliviana, CLADEA. If your institution wants to become a member please  Join here

RRBM - BALAS collaborates with the RRBM Network

BALAS has been collaborating with RRBM -the Responsible Research in Business and Management Network- to promote responsible business research in Latin America. A key RRBM initiative is the Dare to Care Dissertation Scholarships. 

New Institutional Members

We are proud to announce that the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship of the Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona has joined as a new BALAS Institutional Member

We are proud to announce that the College of Business of the Universidad Privada Boliviana has joined as a new BALAS Institutional Member

RRBM - BALAS collaborates with the RRBM Network

BALAS has been collaborating with RRBM -the Responsible Research in Business and Management Network- to promote responsible business research in Latin America. A key RRBM initiative is the Responsible Research Summit to be hosted by Wharton school in June and the Dare to Care Dissertation Scholarships. 

You can get information on other RRBM initiatives in their website. You caan also read the RRBM position paper and join individually.

Featured Institutional Member

UTA- University of Texas Arlington

At The University of Texas at Arlington's College of Business, our defining principle is to look beyond the conventional to make great things possible. The College of Business enriches both imagination and insight in the heart of one of the nation’s most vital economic centers.

We have one of the largest colleges of Business in the Dallas/Fort Worth area enrolling about 6,500 students and a strong alumni network.

Successful BALAS 2021 Conference was hosted online - 28-30 July, 2021

The 2021 BALAS Annual Conference was successfully hosted last July (28, 29 & 30) as an online event. We had the participation of over 170 persons, 80 authors, 25+ doctoral students discussing around different business research issues in Latin and Iberoamerica.

The event was hosted by Universidad de La Salle, Colombia and BALAS, with the support of a member schools consortium (Uniandes and U. del Rosario, Colombia; ESAN University, Peru; U. de Puerto Rico; U. de Chile). 


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