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6th Responsible Management Education Research Conference

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We are pleased to announce that the 6th Responsible Management Education Research Conference themed “Multistakeholders Engagement for Agenda 2030: Individual and Organizational Collaboration to Address the Complexity of the SDGs” will take place on 29 September – 3 October 2019 at Jönköping International Business School.

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: https://ju.se/rmer

We invite you to participate in the 6th RME Research Conference - a forum intended to engage multiple stakeholders in a dialogue around Agenda 2030 and enhance further collaborations in education, research and business practices to advance the SDGs. The Conference is the place where new propositions, theories, experiential studies and practical innovations will be exposed to help address the following questions:

Who are the stakeholders and how to embrace their diversity? What types of leverages do they have? How can collaborations be encouraged? What are the inspiring stories? How to educate towards multistakeholder collaboration? How to help our students engage with other disciplines, other individuals and organizations towards achieving Agenda 2030 and beyond?

An exciting program will include diverse formats such as prominent keynote speakers from academia, and private, public and not-for profit sectors and youths, thematic panels and roundtables, parallel sessions on multistakeholder engagement for Agenda 2030, student posters, field visits, start-ups and other forms of interactive exchange.

The conference will be held in conjunction with the 7th PRME Chapter DACH Annual Meeting, PRME Nordic Chapter Meeting and Jönköping University Agenda 2030 Day, to which conference participants are invited to contribute.

The RME Research Conferences are by tradition open for co-design by PRME Working Groups, PRME Regional Chapters, PRME Champion Groups, other stakeholders, and research and practitioner communities from PRME Chapteres, Global Compact Local Networks and UN local offices, etc.

We invite you to contribute to the event by proposing conference topics, tracks and sessions that could contribute to the research agenda and learning innovations for multistakeholder engagement and Agenda 2030.

Conference preliminary program

Welcome/informal meeting 29 September

Meetings: PRME Regional Chapters, Champions, Working Groups 30 September

RMER Conference 1-2 October

JU Agenda 2030 Day 3 October

About Sweden, Region Småland and Jönköping

The RMER Conference 2019 will take place in inspiring Sweden, ranking #1 worldwide in achieving the SDGs (2018 SDGs Index and Dashboard Report) and ranking amongst the world top happiest countries (World Happiness Report, 2018).

Region Småland hosts IKEA Museum, right where IKEA started. Region Jönköping and its industrial heritage is best represented by Husqvarna where weapons, vehicles and appliances have been manufactured and sold since the 17th century. Jönköping University cofounded Jönköping Science Park supporting more than 300 new companies, some of which have a special focus on entrepreneurship for Agenda 2030.

We look forward to receiving your proposals and contributions and will be delighted to meet you in Jönköping! More about the 6th RME Research Conference and the series of the October 2019 events in Jönköping will be available shortly on the conference home page, which is under construction

The Conference is co-organized by PRME Secretariat, PRME Nordic Regional Chapter, PRME Anti-poverty Working Group, and the conference hosts Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping, Sweden.


Program Co-chairs: Milenko Gudic, Lutz E. Schlange

Jönköping International Business School PRME Manager: Guénola Nonet

JIBS Conference organizing team: prme@ju.se