The International Forum on the US and China—What They Can Learn from Each Other
November 12-15, 2018, Fort Wayne, Indiana and Los Angeles, California
Deadline for manuscript submission: October 26, 2018


The International Forum on the US and China—What They Can Learn from Each Other is organized by Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana, Hebei Academy of Social Sciences, China, University of the West, Los Angeles, Chung Yuan University, Taiwan, East China Jiaotong University, China, and the Association for Chinese Management Educators (ACME), USA. The goal of this international conference is to provide a forum for scholars from the US, China and other places to exchange information and ideas on how the US and China can improve its relationship and particularly how each can learn from the one another’s perspectives.

The conference will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana; and on Thursday, November 15, 2018 participants will move to the University of the West, Los Angeles. There will be paper presentations, keynote speeches and group discussions on relevant topics in both places.


Accounting Innovations
Business International trade
Culture Management
Economics Public affairs/projects
Education Social and community governance
Finance Sociology


We invite you to submit your original research abstracts or full paper written in English using MS Word to, by October 26, 2018.

Papers for the meeting will be reviewed anonymously and authors will be notified of the decision by November 5, 2018. All accepted research papers/abstracts will be eligible for presentation at the forum and they should register on or before the final registration deadline. We also invite volunteers to participate as discussants and track chairs. Further information about submission instructions and the conference is available at

Quality papers will be suggested to the following journals for possible publication after further formal reviews.

  • The International Journal of Management Theory and Practices
  • Chung Yuan Management Review
  • Economic Forum (published by Hebei Academy of Social Sciences in Chinese)

Registration fee: free of charge.

Program Chairs, Dr. Donna Holland ( & Dr. Bill Y. Chen (