Connecticut-wide HRM/OB Academic and Practitioner Conference

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Hosted by Central Connecticut State University
Organized by Management and Organizations in the School of Business


Printable Call for Papers

For a printable PDF copy of the Call for Papers click here.

Author Guidelines

Faculty, doctoral students, and business practitioners interested in presenting empirical research or case study material should submit a 2000 word abstract. Submissions should follow to the Abstract Manuscript Template which can be found here. 
Submission deadlines: April 6, 2018
All submitted abstracts will be double blind peer-reviewed.

HR practitioners who are interested in submitting a workshop proposal should submit a 1000 word abstract that outlines the HR topic/issue you would like to have workshopped.
Submission deadline: April 6, 2018

Undergraduate and Masters students can submit a full-length paper to be considered for Best Paper. Submissions should follow the Paper Manuscript Template. Please check back for guidelines. 
Submission deadline: April 20, 2018 
All submitted papers will be reviewed and the Best Paper awards will be decided upon by a three-university HRM/OB faculty committee. Awards for both categories will be:

  • First Place - $300
  • Second Place - $150
  • Third Place – Certificate + $20 Starbucks gift card

Undergraduate and Masters students can alternatively/in addition too, submit interest in a poster presentation during the conference. Interest for Poster Presentation should be submitted by May 1, 2018 Submissions for all categories should be sent to


Early-Bird Registration

 Faculty, Doctoral Students, Practitioners
April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Late Registration

 Faculty, Doctoral Students, Practitioners
April 14 - May 17, 2018
April 14 - May 17, 2018


Please register at the following link:

Registration is open to any faculty, student, and practitioner who is interested in attending the conference. Presenting is not a requirement for attendance.


This conference is being supported by A R Mazzotta Employment Specialists and CCSU Business School


For any additional questions please contact