Events

Our Conferences and Events

Throughout the year, The PhD Project hosts and participates in a wide range of conferences and events. They provide students, alumni, faculty and business representatives with valuable learning and networking opportunities.

Annual Conference

The PhD Project’s Annual Conference is our flagship event. Over three days, we offer prospective doctoral students a realistic look at every phase of the PhD journey, as well as an opportunity to network with current doctoral students, university representatives, college professors and PhD Project partners.

• 2023 Annual Conference – March 24-25, 2023. DEADLINE EXTENDED to FEBRUARY 12, 2023 Midnight EST.

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2023 Events, Conferences and Webinars

Stay connected with The PhD Project throughout the year

CONFERENCES

Finance & Economics Doctoral Student Association Conference January 4-5, 2023, 
Finance & Economics Faculty Alumni Association Session January 5, 2022,
In conjunction with the American Finance /American Economic Association annual meeting (By Invitation Only)

 

CONFERENCES

AACSB Deans Conference – February 8 – 10, San Antonio, TX

Visit us at our Virtual Booth. To learn more or register, click here.

McKnight Doctoral Annual Fellows Meeting, Tampa, FL

Pathway to Initiative panel with PhD Project member Tessa Garcia.  Visit our booth.

Learn More.

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – February 1, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

2023 Series Agenda

Speaker: Prof. dt ogilvie (Rochester Institute of Technology) – SIE Research Areas – urban entrepreneurship, urban economic development, business strategy, and creativity

The SIE Speaker Series is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

 

 

CONFERENCES

2023 The PhD Project Annual Conference – March 24-25, 2023.  Chicago

Deadline to apply January 31st at midnight EST.  Learn More.

Click here for preliminary agenda.

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – March 1, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

2023 Series Agenda

Speaker: Prof. Robert Seamans (New York U) – SIE Research Areas – how firms use technology in their strategic interactions,
economic consequences of AI & robotics

The SIE Speaker Series is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

CONFERENCES

NADOHE Annual Conference – April 12-15

Visit us at our table during the fair. To learn more or register, click here.

AACSB’s International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) – April 23-25

To learn more or register, click here.

The PhD Project – Baruch Research Symposium – April 27-28

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – April 5, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

2023 Series Agenda

Speaker: Prof. April Franco (U of Toronto) – SIE Research Areas – spinouts; transfer, creation & use of knowledge within organizations

The SIE Speaker Series is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

 

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – May 3, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

2023 Series Agenda

Speaker: Prof. Jeffrey Robinson (Rutgers U) – SIE Research Areas – social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship & economic development policy,BEn
“minority” entrepreneurship

The SIE Speaker Series is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

 

CONFERENCES

GlobalMindEd Conference – June 7-9, Denver, CO

Join PhD Project President, Blane Ruschak and PhD Project faculty members during this annual convening of leaders working together solve the greatest issues we face in creating a capable, diverse talent pipeline through access and equity for all. Click here for more information.

Bentley University’s Teaching Strategies  – June 12-13, Waltham, MA

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – June 7, 2023, 12:00-1:00 PM EST

2023 Series Agenda

Speaker: Prof. Matt Marx (Cornell U) – SIE Research Areas – commercialization of science & technology

The SIE Speaker Series is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

CONFERENCES

AACSB Aspiring Leaders Seminar (By Invitation Only) – July 18-19, 2022
Tampa, Fl

Accounting Doctoral Student Association Conference July 30-31, 2022, San Diego
Accounting Faculty Alumni Association Session July 31, 2022, San Diego
In conjunction with the American Accounting Association Annual Conference (By Invitation Only)

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – July 6, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

The SIE Speaker Series (Agenda) is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

 

CONFERENCES

Management Doctoral Student Association Conference August 4-5, 2022, Seattle
Management Faculty Alumni Association Sessions August 4-5, 2022, Seattle
In conjunction with the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (By Invitation Only)

Information Systems Doctoral Student Association Conference: August 10-11, 2022, Minneapolis
Information Systems Faculty Alumni Association Session: August 11, 2022, Minneapolis
In conjunction with the Americas Conference on Information Systems (By Invitation Only)

Marketing Doctoral Student Association Conference August 10-11, 2022, Chicago
Marketing Faculty Alumni Association Session August 11, 2022, Chicago
In conjunction with the Summer American Marketing Association Conference (By Invitation Only)

 

 

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – September 7, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

The SIE Speaker Series (Agenda) is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

The Future of Inclusive Leadership: Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Leaders  – September 29, 2022, 5:30-6:30 PM

The PhD Project & Equity Equation DEI Series Returns with “Hybrid work and the Impact on DEI”

Speakers: Dr. Sonja Wiley and Dr. Dereck Barr-Pulliam

REGISTER HERE!

 

CONFERENCES

DocNet Recruiting Forums

October 11, 2022 – Emory University (co-hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology and Spelman College)

October 13, 2022 – George Mason University (co-hosted by University of Maryland)

October 25, 2022 – University of California, Berkeley (co-hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Business)

October 27, 2022 – University of Washington

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – October 5, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

The SIE Speaker Series (Agenda) is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

Navigating the Ph.D Application Process – Part 2 – October 6, 2022, 4:00-5:00 PM

REGISTER HERE!

CONFERENCES

2022 The PhD Project Annual Conference – November 16-17, 2022

Deadline to apply September 30th at midnight EST.  Learn More.

Click here for preliminary agenda.

DocNet Recruiting Forums

November 15, 2022 – University of Notre Dame

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – November 2, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

The SIE Speaker Series (Agenda) is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

WEBINARS

Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SIE) Speaker Series – December 7, 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM

The SIE Speaker Series (Agenda) is an opportunity for PhD Project participants to learn more about topics in Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from leading scholars around the world. Professors will share their academic journeys including what led them to pursue doctoral degrees, and choose particular PhD programs and dissertation topics, as well as the evolution of their research interests and lives as Professors. The format will be casual, interactive, conversations with plenty of Q&A. We hope you will join us to learn more about SIE, REGISTER HERE!

“The PhD Project has impacted my life by introducing
me to scholars of color who…understand some of the
unique challenges I face…Attending MDSA every year
has been a highlight of my PhD.”

 

Emilie Aguirre, PhD

PhD from: Harvard Business School
On faculty at: Duke University School of Law