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2010 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Local Chair: Dr. Moacir de Miranda Oliveira, Jr., Universidad de São Paulo)

2012 - Miami, Florida (Local Chair: Dr. William Newburry, Florida International University)

2013 - Puebla, Mexico (Local Chair: Dr. Diana Bank, UDLAP)

2014 - Medellin, Colombia (Local Chairs: Dr. Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez and Dr. Cristina Robledo Ardila, Universidad EAFIT)

2015 - Santiago, Chile (Local Chair: Dr. Jon Martinez, ESE Business School, Universidad de los Andes)

2016 - São Paulo, Brazil (Local Chair: Dr. Moacir de Miranda Oliveira, Jr., Universidad de São Paulo)

2017 - Lima, Peru (Local Chair: Dr. Armando Borda, Universidad ESAN)

2018 - Buenos Aires, Argentina (Local Chair: Dr. Michel Hermans, IAE Business School)

Prior AIB-LAT Conferences

AIB-LAT is a chapter of the Academy of International Business, and is a leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business in Latin America. AIB-LAT organizes an annual conference, aimed at scholars and PhD students from Latin America working in the international business field, along with scholars from other regions interested in Latin America.

AIB-LAT was formally approved as the Latin America Chapter of AIB at the Annual Meeting in Milan in June 2008. All AIB members in good standing within AIB who live and/or work in Latin America are also members of AIB-LAT.

The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business. Established in 1959, AIB currently has over 3085 members in 85 countries around the world. Members include scholars from leading academic institutions, as well as  consultants and researchers. For more information, go to: 




AIB-LAT Executive Committee (2018-2021)

Chapter Chair: Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, EAFIT University, Colombia
Communications Officer: Dinora Floriani, UNIVALI, Brazil
Program Chairs (in alphabetic order):
Cyntia Vilasboas Calixto, FGV - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Patricio Duran, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Chile

Ronaldo Parente, FIU, USA
Country Representatives:
Argentina: Diego Finchelstein, Universidad de San Andres
Bolivia: Sergio Garcia-Agreda, Universidad Privada Boliviana
Brazil: Jorge Carneiro, FGV - Sao Paulo
Chile: Santiago Mingo, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Colombia: Andres Velez-Calle Ocampo, Universidad EAFIT
Mexico: Miguel Montoya, Tecnologico de Monterrey
Peru: Armando Borda, ESAN University
United States: Gerald McDermott, University of South Carolina and IAE Business School (Argentina)
Rest of World: Diana Bank Weinberg, Berlin School of Economics and Law
Past Chapter Chair: William Newburry, FIU, USA

AIB-LAT Executive Committee (2012-2018):

Dr. William Newburry, Chapter Chair/President, Florida International University, USA

Dr. Diana Bank, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany/Mexico

Dr. Armando Borda, ESAN University, Peru

Dr. Lou Ann Barclay, University of the West Indies, Jamaica (on hiatus)

Dr. Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, EAFIT University, Colombia

Dr. Moacir de Miranda Oliveira, Jr., University of São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Ronald Rivas, Canisius College, USA/Peru

Dr. Leonardo Liberman, Past President, Universidad de los Andes, Chile

Social Media Director - Ronald Scott Wolf, EAFIT University, Colombia

AIB-LAT Executive Committee (2008-2012):

Dr. Leonardo Liberman, Chapter Chair/President, University de los Andes, Chile

Dr. Sergio Garcilazo Lagunes, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico

Dr. Jairo Laser Procianoy, Rio Grande do Sul Federal University, Brazil

Andres Castro Figueroa, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia

Anne Marie Zwerg Villegas, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia