Panel submissions should be made by 15 June 2017.

We would like to invite proposals for panel discussions and workshops on relevant topics to engaged scholarship.

  • Panels will be made up of 3-4 panelists that will present ideas and engage the audience in discussion and enlightenment of a given topic.
  • Workshops are usually offered by faculty members, sharing their knowledge of a given research practice with students and alumni. For example, previous EMS conferences have hosted workshops on case writing or action research.

Anyone interested in running a panel discussion or a workshop is welcome to send his / her proposal idea to the conference co-chairs,  Grandon Gill ( or Matt Mullarkey (, for feedback prior to submitting it to the conference system.


  • 1-2 notable scholars/experts for a proposed topic (for panels)
  • Panels are 60 minutes long; workshops should specify how much time is desired 
  • 1 000 word or less extended abstract that discusses the proposed panel or workshop and key takeaways that participants will glean
  • Times New Roman 12-point font
  • The official language of the conference is English
  • Submissions must be submitted in electronic form (Word format only)

When you are ready to submit a panel proposal, go to