Early Bird & Group Booking Discounts available

The Chartered ABS Annual Research Conference is the yearly gathering of directors of research, research and innovation leads, senior business & management scholars and knowledge exchange professionals from UK business schools.

This year's conference explores how business & management research is addressing critical societal and economic challenges; the new opportunities for research, innovation and knowledge exchange in uncertain times; and how research leaders in UK business schools can build capacity, manage performance and support the wellbeing of their research teams.

Key themes for this year's programme:

Culture: How business schools are creating distinctive research identities, in the UK and internationally; and how culture and identity interacts with, and informs, research strategy.

Sustainability: How business school research is contributing to the sustainability agenda; and the opportunities & challenges facing the wider research community in making tangible progress on the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

Interdisciplinarity: How business schools are contributing to important interdisciplinary research projects to drive benefits for parent universities and business and society more broadly.

Inclusion: How research leaders in business schools can improve gender diversity; recruit more minority ethnic staff; and support the progression of ECRs and doctoral students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds.

Wellbeing: How directors of research and research supervisors can support the health, wellbeing and performance of their teams at a time of resource and opportunity constraint.

Funding: The drivers for external research funding and the ways in which business schools can access funding for research and knowledge exchange.

The programme for this year's programme is in development and will be released soon. Key themes for discussion will include:

Culture: How business schools are creating distinctive research identities, in the UK and internationally; and how culture and identity interacts with, and informs, research strategy.

Sustainability: How business school research is contributing to the sustainability agenda; and the opportunities & challenges facing the wider research community in making tangible progress on the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

Interdisciplinarity: How business schools are contributing to important interdisciplinary research projects to drive benefits for parent universities and business and society more broadly.

Inclusion: How research leaders in business schools can improve gender diversity; recruit more minority ethnic staff; and support the progression of ECRs and doctoral students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds.

Wellbeing: How directors of research and research supervisors can support the health, wellbeing and performance of their teams at a time of resource and opportunity constraint.

Funding: The drivers for external research funding and the ways in which business schools can access funding for research and knowledge exchange.

The Annual Research Conference takes place at The Slate - University of Warwick

The Slate
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7SH

Getting to The Slate (click here)

  • Easily accessible from many major routes: M1, M6, M5, M42, A5 and A14
  • Travel by bus Regular buses from the University campus to Coventry city centre and rail station. Taxis are freely available at the bus terminal
  • Travel by train Coventry is on the West Coast Mainline and serviced by regular trains, 7 days a week
  • Travel by plane Birmingham International Airport is approximately 20 minutes away

The evening before the conference we will host a Dinner at the University of Warwick. It will be a great opportunity to connect with fellow attendees for informal networking ahead of the main event.

The evening will commence with a Drinks Reception from 19:00. Dinner will be served at 20:00. Dress code: casual

Participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements. Warwick Conferences offer bed and breakfast options at a preferential rate with promo code SBAC25BBSgl. Bookings can be made here. This preferential rate is available with the promo code until 25th January.

Register now at the Early Bird Rates

Early Bird Discounts expire on Friday 3 February.

Members - Early Bird Rates

Not sure whether your institution is a member? Full list available here.

  • Full conference with Dinner - £480
  • Full conference without Dinner - £440
  • Two participants for full conference with Dinner - £840 (save 25% on the second place)
  • Two participants for full conference without Dinner - £770 (save 25% on the second place)

If you are registering more than 2 people please contact enquiries@charteredabs.org for a Special Booking Code.

Non-Members - Early Bird Rates

Universities, public sector, commercial

  • Full conference with Dinner - £560
  • Full conference without Dinner - £520
  • Two participants for full conference with Dinner - £980 (save 25% on the second place)
  • Two participants for full conference without Dinner - £910 (save 25% on the second place)

Non-member organisations are are allowed a maximum of two tickets. If you wish to bring more people to the conference please contact Oliver Lowe to discuss sponsorship opportunities oliver.lowe@charteredabs.org

Sponsoring the Annual Research Conference is a great opportunity to strengthen your relationships with Research Directors, knowledge exchange professionals, and business & management academics at UK business schools,

For information about sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Oliver Lowe
Head of Conferences & International
Chartered Association of Business Schools
Direct: +44 (0) 207 634 9581  Email: oliver.lowe@charteredabs.org

What if I register and then want to cancel?

If you register and decide that you cannot attend you can transfer your pass to a colleague free of charge. If you decide to cancel there may be a cancellation fee. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for full details.

Transfers, Cancellations and full Terms & Conditions - click here

“It’s always excellent to meet people from other business schools, to talk about shared problems that we face, and talk about what we are collectively trying to do to make the world a better place”