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Challenging Core Foundations

14-16 April 2019 | Edinburgh, Scotland

Challenging Core Foundations

The changing landscape of today’s digital age, in combination with current social, political, and economic developments, impels business schools to explore new horizons and perspectives in business education. In response to these changes, ICAM 2019 goes beyond traditional borders to challenge core foundations in Edinburgh, Scotland, a city steeped in a long history of innovation, progress, and discovery.

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  1. Exchange best practices and form partnerships with colleagues from around the world.
  2. Encounter new networks in sessions, breaks, and receptions, affinity group meetings, and on the events app.
  3. Be inspired by industry experts.
  4. Learn how to maximize your efforts in any stage of the accreditation process.
  5. Discover developments in curriculum, technology, and leadership.
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Agenda at a Glance

Social Impact: Business Schools Fostering Positive Change

Hear examples of schools responding to changes affecting societies around the world—from global disruptions like climate change, water shortages, to political conflicts.

Standard 15: Faculty Qualifications

Presenters will review the matrix and discuss the need for aligning criteria for faculty qualifications.

The End of Alumni?

Discuss the lifelong learning expectations of students and employers, which will change our notion of what it means to be an alumni. Schools will share practical examples of lifelong-learning initiatives you can implement at your institution.

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Featured Plenary Speaker



Yu reveals the proven tactic that can protect your organization from being overtaken by competitors. He shows that succeeding in today’s marketplace is no longer just a matter of mastering the old; companies also need to continue the discovery process, harnessing new strategies and advancements in technology. His book, LEAP, has recently won the gold medal at the Axiom Book Awards, the FT business book of the month by the Financial Times, and a Top 10 Best Business Book of 2018 by Inc. 


Network With Small Groups in the Solution Room

Connect with colleagues by visiting the Solution Room, an area designated specifically for small group discussions. 

Accreditation Volunteer Training Session

13 April 2019 | 1:30 PM (GMT)
Learn about the various volunteer roles in the accreditation process and how you can become involved. You must sign up to attend the training session.

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Exhibit Hall

Visit organizations who support and collaborate with faculty and administrators of business schools worldwide.
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Connect With AACSB

Use #ICAM19 to share your conference experience or follow us @AACSBevents and @AACSB on Twitter for the latest conference news.

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Affinity Group Meetings

Affinity Groups facilitate networking and communications among AACSB members who share common interests or job responsibilities, both in-person at our major conferences and virtually on The Exchange. Meeting participation is first come, first served (no pre-registration required). Be sure to arrive at the conference early to catch these popular, free pre-conference meetings all day on Saturday and Sunday, 13–14 April!

  • New Deans Learning Council Affinity Group
  • Online Learning Affinity Group
  • Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group
  • Small Schools Network Affinity Group
  • Diversity and Inclusion Network Affinity Group
  • Digital Transformation Affinity Group

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Hotel & Travel Information


Edinburgh International Conference Centre - EICC
The Exchange, Edinburgh
EH3, 8EE, Scotland
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On-site Seminars

Save on travel costs and attend a seminar while you are in Edinburgh.

Engagement, Innovation, and Impact Seminar - Sold Out

12-13 April 2019
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Quality Assurance Professionals Workshop - Limited Seating Available

13 April 2019
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