ALSB Regional Associations
ALSB Regional Associations are independent and separate legal entities from the American Business Law Association, Inc. d/b/a the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB); the ALSB assumes no liability for and exercises no control over actions and policies of the regional organizations.
The Canadian Academy of Legal Studies in Business (CALSB) and Pacific Northwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (PNALSB) are excited to announce their 2024 joint conference in Vancouver, BC: “The Future of Business Law”.
CALSB and PNALSB invite you to our annual conference to be held in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, April 26-28th, 2024.
Our conference will be held at the gorgeous Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia, just outside of the historical Gastown district. You will be steps away from the ocean and a nice waterfront walk away from Stanley Park. Vancouver is home to some of Canada’s best restaurants and bars, and we expect to announce discounted optional group and social activities as the conference approaches.
Purchase your tickets today: Ticket Purchase.
Here are the details:
· When: April 26 to April 28, 2024
· Where: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3L5
Tel: (604) 691-1991
· We have made arrangements with the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, blocking several rooms for our conference guests at a fantastic, discounted rate of only $319 CAD per night. Upon registering for the event, you will receive details on how to book these discounted rates.
· Registration Fee:
$280 CAD (+fees) Early Bird Registration up to March 31, 2024
$330 CAD (+fees) Regular Registration after March 31, 2024, up to April 21, 2024
The capacity for the conference is only 40 people, and since this is a joint conference, we expect tickets to go fast. We would recommend reserving your early bird tickets now!
The evening reception, two breakfasts, two lunches, and the CALSB/PNALSB membership fee are included in the registration.
The final conference schedule will be provided on the website and emailed to participants. We will have an evening reception on April 26, a full day on April 27, and a half day on April 28.
Call for Papers, Presentations and Panels: We welcome submissions and invite presentations or panels from participants. Our conference will also feature an award for a distinguished paper. The theme for this years’ conference is “The Future of Business Law”, which should be liberally interpreted. Your papers, panels, or presentations could cover any field of research and this theme should not limit your ideas for submissions or proposed presentations or panels. We will be releasing some ideas of what we are interested in seeing, particularly, on our website leading up to the conference.
Distinguished Paper Deadline: The deadline for paper submissions (to be considered for the Distinguished Paper award) is midnight, April 19, 2024. Additional papers may be submitted after that date but will not be considered for the award. Further details regarding paper submissions may be found on the CALSB website: www.calsb.
We also welcome presentations (with or without paper). If you are planning to present at our conference, please advise Brandon Mattalo at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before April 5, 2024.
If you have a panel idea or want to participate in a panel, please send an expression of interest to Brandon Mattalo at email@example.com.
To inquire any more information about CALSB or our Conference, please contact Brandon Mattalo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you there and stay tuned for more announcements about our planned optional group and social activities and focus themes for the conference!
|States Include: Indiana, Michigan, Ohio
Join us this fall for a family-friendly conference in Michigan’s most popular tourist destination: Frankenmuth! The conference will be held October 5-6, 2023. Conference highlights are: Peer-Reviewed Proceedings, Best Paper Award, Work in Progress Option, and Student Papers or Posters.
The Bavarian Inn features four pools, riverfront location, easy walk to over 40 specialty shops, and world-famous German food! The hotel rate is $175 plus taxes using code 13K9AH. The phone number is 855-652-7200.
For more information, please contact Amy Hendrickson.
|States Include: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Please join us on the beach and boardwalk of Atlantic City for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MAALSB) Annual Conference May 4-5, 2023. The conference will be held at Stockton University’s new AC campus. A room block has been reserved for conference participants at the Tropicana-AC Hotel, a short walk down the boardwalk from the campus. The Tropicana has a casino, multiple restaurants, bars and lounges, a spa, several pools, and more. The rate for Thursday night is only $94.99 (note that the conference ends midday on Friday to allow for travel).
Early registration ($80) ends February 10; regular registration ($100) is available until April 1.
MAALSB is an association of teachers and scholars in the fields of business law, legal environment of business, and business ethics, with members primarily from the Mid-Atlantic states. We welcome all who share our interest in business law education, regardless of geography or title, and take pride in our encouraging and supportive culture. We publish the Atlantic Law Journal, a double-blind peer-reviewed publication focused in areas related to business law and business law education, and we are a regional association of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. This conference will feature a Best Conference Paper competition with cash prize.
For more information, contact Leora Eisenstadt, MAALSB President & 2023 Conference Co-Chair, at email@example.com or Keith Diener, Past MAALSB President & 2023 Conference Co-Chair, at Keith.Diener@stockton.edu.
For more details, please contact Keith Diener at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|States Include: Eastern Montana, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
I am excited to invite you to join together again in Chicago for the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MALSB) on April 10-12, 2024. The MALSB meeting takes place in conjunction with the MBAA International Annual Conference, and with dozens of sessions in multiple disciplines, it is again a great value for participants.
I’ve included the link to the 2024 Call for Papers, which provides information on how to register and the content of this year’s event. Our segment of the conference features business law and ethics paper sessions, panel discussions, juried proceedings, and the 2024 MALSB Master Teacher Competition. There are also awards for Distinguished Paper, Outstanding Paper in the Proceedings, and Best Reviewer, and CLE credit is available again this year.
This year, we invite you to join with us for a special event on Thursday, April 11 at 5:30pm for the ALSB 100th Anniversary Founders’ Celebration – a sponsored (aka free to you!) toast at the Palmer House to celebrate the Chicago founding of our national organization, Academy of Legal Studies in Business.
The deadline for registration and the majority of submissions will be January 15, 2024. Registration is a two-step process:
(1) Register for MALSB by filling out the form located here: https://bit.ly/MALSB2024
(2) Register for MBAA, selecting MALSB as your PRIMARY discipline, by filling out the form located here: https://
Please note that the MBAA International website has recently been redesigned, and you will need to create an account in order to register once registration is live on their website.
Please don’t hesitate to contact me any time with questions or for further information at AmyParrish@creighton.edu.
I look forward to seeing you in the spring!
ALSB Delegate: George McNary, Creighton University
Midwest Law Journal Submission details: www.malsb.org
|States Include: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
The North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association (NARBLA) Conference will be held on April 6, 2024 at Bentley University, Morison Hall, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452. The conference will run from 8:30am to 2:30pm.
For updates on NARBLA news, Guidelines for Publication of Papers, and the Conference Registration Form, go to www.narbla.org to reach the NARBLA Web page.
For questions about the NARBLA conference, you may contact the Vice President (Program Chair), Anthony Smith, at email@example.com.
Any questions about paper presentations for publication, contact Editor in Chief of the Business Law Review, Marie Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NARBLA encourages Business Law faculty to join NARBLA. It is a good opportunity to network and present papers. If you wish to have your name removed from the NARBLA mailing list, or to change your e-mail address, or to add the name of a colleague, feel free to contact William Greenspan at email@example.com.
Business Law Review North Atlantic ALSB is the sponsor.
|States Include: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut
Please join us for the 2024 NEALSB Annual Meeting from May 3-5 in Mid-Hudson Valley, New York.
The hotel room block is at the Beekman Arms (Rhinebeck, New York) with a rate of $249/night including breakfast. The Group ID is 107997. Guests can call 845-876-7077 and use the group ID, or use the hotel link here.
Saturday May 4, 2024 Paper Presentations with lunch at the FDR Library in Hyde Park (Nation’s first Presidential Library).
Sunday May 5, 2024 Paper Presentations with buffet breakfast at the Cornell Boat House on Marist College’s Hudson Riverfront in Poughkeepsie (cf. The Boys in the Boat).
Questions? Contact Thomas Madden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northeast Journal of Legal Studies Submission details: http://nealsb.info/index.html
|States Include: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Western Montana
Provinces Include: Alberta, British Columbia
Please see conference information above under the Canadian Section.
|States Include: Arizona, Southern Nevada, Southern California, Hawaii
The Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference is taking place February 15-18, 2024 at the beautiful Hilton Palm Springs Resort in Palm Springs, CA.
You can register now at www.pswalsb.com for a total cost of $350.00 (includes Friday evening reception, Friday and Saturday full breakfasts and Saturday night banquet).
Reserve your hotel room early to get the $209.00/night group rate (group code “PSA”). Contact the Hilton Palm Springs Resort at (800) 216-1952.
No reason to put off your trip to California! Enjoy some desert weather, present a paper, get great educational experience, and meet and exchange ideas with colleagues!
Journal of Law, Business & Ethics Submission details: www.pswalsb.com
|States Include: Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah
The 2023 Rocky Mountain conference will be held at the Hyatt Vail, September 29-30.
To get our discounted rate for rooms, please book your hotel stay by September 1. Use “Rocky Mountain Academy” or “RMALSB” as the code. Hyatt Hotel Link.
Please ensure you have completed the conference registration by September 8.
If you’re able to pay in advance, please submit your payment via PayPal. You can also pay via check at the conference.
The President Elect, next in line for Chair, is Erin Blaugrund from New Mexico State University: email@example.com.
Submissions for the RMLJ should be sent to Pamela Gershuny at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|States Include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
The annual meeting of the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business is fast approaching. This year’s conference will take place in Greenville, South Carolina from November 9–11. The conference will be held at the Clemson facility on the 5th floor of the Greenville ONE building, across the street from the conference hotel, Aloft Greenville Downtown. Rooms are available at the conference rate of $179/night. The hotel registration link is available here.
The early bird conference fee will be $150 through Saturday, September 30. From October 1 until October 19, the regular conference fee of $200 will apply. The late registration fee starting October 20 is $250. The deadline to register for the conference will be Friday, October 27, 2023.
Use this link to pay the early bird conference fee no later than Saturday, September 30: hhttps://www.paypal.com/
You can use the following links to submit a work-in-progress or draft paper for presentation; submit a completed draft paper for award consideration; or nominate a colleague for the Junior Scholar Award or Malcolm Abel Distinguished Service Award (please note that the deadline for each of the following is Friday, October 13, 2023):
If you have any questions, please email Kathryn Kisska-Schulze at email@example.com.
|States Include: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas
The 2024 SALSB meeting will be held February 29 – March 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
For the fourteenth year in a row, our attendees overwhelmingly voted for SALSB as the best regional they’ve attended. SALSB 2022 featured over 35 papers and almost 45 attendees from across the country. SALSB’s has two hard-bound and electronically posted, peer- reviewed publications, SOUTHERN LAW JOURNAL and THE SOUTHERN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND ETHICS. Each has a low acceptance rate and is listed in Cabell’s Periodicals Directory.
For more information visit www.salsb.org.
Southern Journal of Business and Ethics Submission details: www.salsb.org
|States Include: Northern California, Northern Nevada
Please join us for the WALSB annual in-person conference on March 17-18, 2023 in beautiful Lake Tahoe at Harvey’s Resort and Casino. The conference registration fee is $150. This registration feel includes a cocktail reception Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday, and annual membership in WALSB. We are also pleased to announce that virtual attendance will be possible on March 18 from 10:30am-4:30pm PST.
Discounted rooms are available at Harvey’s for $130 per night, plus a $25.95 nightly resort fee and applicable taxes. This discounted rate is available for the nights of March 16-18, 2023.
Please visit our website for more details.