In this month’s post Stephen Broadhurst (DBA 2014) discusses not going, and then going, to the 2016 EGOS Colloquium in Naples, Italy following a passing remark made by his Grenoble DBA Program Director. He was initially encouraged to have a look at the 2016 EGOS Colloquium as specifically they were holding a themed workshop on his research subject of Spirituality… in fact on ‘Spirituality and Mindfulness’, a theme on which he returns to in his conclusion.
December is the month when we think of winding down, planning a break and some time to rest a little after that busy first semester. Whether you have just joined a doctoral program or are deep into the final years of your own research, the period between September and Christmas is at best hectic. However, before you tune out too far Mark Smith, director of the Doctoral School, points out that you should not forget the important round of January conference deadlines for your Summer 2016.
During my time as a DBA student, my Supervisor and I decided that we would attend the Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC) at the Copenhagen Business School in order to present a paper derived from my thesis. This experience was extremely useful and here are five concrete reasons why I would recommend other DBA and PhD students attend academic conferences during their doctoral studies.
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