BALAS 2022 Goes live in LISBON, PORTUGAL

BALAS 2022 Annual Conference will be a hybrid conference hosted in the Carcavelos-Lisbon Campus of NOVA School of Business and Economics next June 11-13th., 2022.

Start 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.

Submission Deadline: January 10th., 2022


BALAS 2022 Doctoral Colloquium, June 10-13th, 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 10-13th)

RRBM Dare to Care Doctoral Scholarships

Call for Applications: Dare to Care Dissertation Scholarship RRBM is offering up to eight scholarships of $10,000 each to doctoral students in business schools to conduct dissertation research aligned with the principles of responsible research and focused on social justice within organizations. Applications will be accepted beginning November 1, 2021 with a deadline of December 1, 2021. Learn more and register for the October 6-7th  Information Sessions at

FUTURE Events                                                                      BALAS 2021 Highlights

ACIEK Conference 2022 in Sevilla

ACIEK Academy will host its multidisciplinary business conference will  in Sevilla, June 28th-30th. The thme of the Conference will be Greening, Digitizing and Redefining Aims in an Uncertain and Finite WorldMore information here 

Emerging Markets Conference 2021 Online, October 4-12.

The 8th Emerging Markets Conference will be hosted online by the Graduate School of Management of the University of St. Petersburg, Russia. Deadline: August 31st..  Conference 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, 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, 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. 

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

New Institutional Member

We are proud to announce that the College of Business the University of Texas Arlington has joined as a new BALAS Institutional Member

Featured Institutional Member

ORT University

Located close to the Rio de la Plata rambla in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, ORT University has been one of the longstanding BALAS Institutional Members. ORT is the most prestigious School of Management in the country, and is the first sBusiness School to become accredited by AMBA. ORT offers innovative Undergraduate, MBA, Masters, and Executive Education programs.

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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