Alumni Consortium Information

We are excited to announce the Alumni Consortium for the Eleventh Engaged Management Scholarship Conference to be held at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. This year’s Alumni Consortium will be held both in-person and online the day before the main EMS conference, specifically on Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Participants in the alumni consortium will also be required to register for the main EMS 2021 conference.

Submit your work or ideas for this event in the form of a suggested alumni panel of relevant topics for this audience or a presentation of conceptual or research ideas for an opportunity to share experiences and engage with other alumni of executive doctoral programs about research plans and on ways to use your degree to further practitioner-scholarship.

Accepted applicants are expected to attend all Consortium meetings and activities on Thursday, September 9, 2021 (the day prior to the start of the main conference). The Alumni Consortium is a working session of pre-organized workshops and does not involve paper or poster or panel submissions. Applications for the consortium should be submitted through the submission portal for the conference to be reviewed by the Alumni Consortium chairs who will provide insights and feedback to further the suggested topics.

The application portal for submissions will open on May 1, 2021 and the deadline for receipt of Alumni Consortium submissions is June 21, 2021.

Notification for accepted Alumni Consortium activities will be announced shortly after the submission process closes on June 17, 2021.

The EMS 2021 Alumni Consortium Co-Chairs are Dr. Ekin Pellegrini ( from University of Missouri – St. Louis and Dr. Jeanette K. Miller ( from Pennsylvania State University.

Contact Us

For information please contact
Yasemin Shirazi at

FIU is a proud member of the Executive DBA Council

2021 Engaged Management Scholarship (EMS) Conference | September 9-11, 2021