American Meridian University Interdisciplinary Academic Conference 2015

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]About the Conference 

In an era characterized by global conflict, leadership malpractice, educational challenges, ideological polarization, product quality failures, and organizational missteps this conference is focused on creating an innovative space for constructive dialog about creating amazing future possibilities.  It is designed for problem solving scholars that are interested in using their voice to make a significant difference in their communities, organizations, academic fields, and the lives of others.  Participants are welcomed from a variety of disciplines including Business, Leadership, Education, Informatics/Big Data, Psychology, Technology, Counseling, Public Health, Health Systems Management, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Quality Management, Public Policy, Public Administration, Environmental Science, and etc.  The plethora of topics signify that today’s complex global problems can’t be solved by scholars isolating themselves in narrow solos of their own disciplines.

The American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Academic and Business Conference is driven of the concept that scholarly collaboration and discipline multiplicity can simultaneously be a source of constructive growth oriented conflict and a rich resource for positive change.This conference accepts first, abstracts, and then papers that address a range of critically important themes in various fields that speak to the complex and subtle relationships among technology, management, leadership, public policy, community, knowledge, and society.  Also, the conference will accept papers from various areas of learning and education at any of its levels – from early childhood, to schools, to religious education, to health education, to higher education – and lifelong learning in any of its sites, from home to school to university to the workplace.

Finally this conference offers opportunities to learn the latest quality improvement ideas, connect with like-minded colleagues, and generate momentum for change in your organization and scholarly endeavors.This conference represents a safe and supportive environment along with a tremendous opportunity for graduate students, doctoral students, researchers, faculty, and practitioners to submit papers for peer-review conference acceptance.  Presenters are encouraged to submit abstracts regarding papers that include qualitative, quantitative, and mix methods research studies, organization case studies, program evaluation papers, action research papers, theory to practice applications of new methods, best practice papers, new process improvement execution papers, and conceptual policy recommendation papers.  All submissions must follow APA 6th edition format and be supported by academic references.  After the conference participants can submit papers to be reviewed for the journal, and the book.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Mission/Objective” tab_id=”8d54b797-53c3-5″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Mission

2015, American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Academic and Business Conference is responsible for publishing emerging and ground-breaking refereed research on innumerable related themes.  The scope of our mission within an academic and business framework includes: data collection & analysis, and evaluation; research design & development, hypothesis based originality; reliable interpretation of data; and to end with diffusion of knowledge.  The conference’s scope is related to 1) new/emerging trends, 2) quality tools and their usage in the fields, 3) quality system management advances, 4) Sustainability educational trends, 5) hyper-connectivity, 6) teaching and learning, and 7) improvements and more.  To accomplish this mission, 2015 American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Academic and Business Conference will publish a refereed conference proceedings, double blind peer-reviewed book, as well as sponsor annual academic conferences.

Objectives

  • Plan, organize, promote, and present instructive viewpoints – conferences, workshops, and colloquium for researchers.
  • Encourage the partnership of a diverse group of academics, practitioners, and professionals internationally.
  • Organize researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers across diversified research disciplines globally.
  • Support research that will improve overall knowledge, skill, modernization, and originality.
  • Develop and kindle academic interrelationships among people and organizations with concerns in the research discipline(s).
  • Provide resources and attractions to current and up and coming scholars planning to become effective researchers or experts in international research.
  • Promote and publish professional and academic proceedings, scholarly journals, book chapters and other forms of refereed publications in differentiated research disciplines.
  • Disseminate the knowledge of a scholarly and business conference dedicated to widening knowledge in the academic and business settings.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Call For Abstracts” tab_id=”1435415813289-2-5″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Abstract Registration Due: June 16 2015
Notification of Acceptance: June 16, 2015
Virtual Presentations Due: June 17, 2015
When (Actual Conference): June 26-27, 2015

AIM AND SCOPE 

The 2015 American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Academic Education and Business Conference focuses on Quality, Management, Processes, Sustainability, and Lean/Six Sigma. The conference is dedicated to reviewing up-to-date achievements and trends that have the ability to affect quality in numerous academic and business areas.  The main purpose of this international conference is to discuss a broad range of topics in a collaborative setting.

The quality of presentations is expected to be very high.  Energetic discussions will occur during the different sessions between academics, practitioners, technologists, and drivers of sustainability.  Discussions will review the multidisciplinary research approach activities within the tracks/categories.

The conference includes a daily plenary speaker, 1 hour each, who will review a specified current view of technology, quality, and current concerns, and quality in non-traditional fields. Presenters will receive 15 minutes to present their research and answer questions. Sessions will be held to discuss newly charted, and/or the future directions of research regarding quality processes, management, sustainability, and policies.

TOPIC AREAS 

Potential topics include, but are not limited to: 1) New/emerging trends, 2) quality tools and their usage in the fields, 3) Quality system management advances, 4) Sustainability educational trends, 5) Hyper-connectivity, 6) Informatics/big data, 7) Teaching and learning, and 8) Process improvements.  Presenters may submit on any quality subject matter area; however, high preference will be given to those wrapped around business process improvement.  

TRACKS/CATEGORIES 

The tracks/categories are noted. If you have questions concerning your topic area email us at conference conferencequestions@amu-edu.org

Business | Cyber Security | Education | Healthcare | Quality | Science | Six Sigma/Lean | Social Science | Technology | Multimedia | Arts | Political

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Submit abstracts HERE.  You will need to create a login. Input all requested information. Abstracts should be between 150-200 words. Include a minimum of five (5) Keywords.  First, submit the abstract.  Next wait to hear if your abstract was chosen.  Submit your abstracts as soon as possible.  Each researcher may submit just two abstracts.  Use APA 6th edition for the writing style. Abstracts will be published in a conference proceeding and will considered the property of the 2015 AMUIIABC.

Categories Suggested Page Limit Suggested Word Count
Abstract 1/4 150-200
Full Papers 10-30 5000-7000
Research-in=Progress 5-15 2500-5000
Extended Abstract 1-5 200-1500
Case Studies 5-15 1500-5000

Final text should be formatted for 8.5 x 11 inch paper, 11 point Times New Roman font that is single-spaced, with one inch margins and left justified.  References should generally follow APA style 6th edition guidelines, only.  *Locate the style template on the conference site.

PROCEEDINGS/JOURNALS 

All submissions, abstracts are reviewed and published in a refereed conference proceeding.  Accepted papers will be considered for publication in a refereed journal.  Conference proceedings are peer-reviewed.  All journals papers will be double-blind reviewed.  Notified authors with qualifying academic writings will be invited to submit to a book as the author of a chapter.

Final requested papers should be formatted for 8.5 x 11 inch paper, 11 point Times New Roman font that is double-spaced, with one inch margins and left justified.  References should follow APA style 6th edition guidelines, only.  *At the appropriate time, you will be able to locate the style template on the conference site.

CONFERENCE FEES REGISTRATION FEES

In-person Registration Fee (Student) May 16, 2014 $125.00
In-person Registration Fee (Non-Student) May 16, 2014 $175.00
Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Student) May 16, 2014 $90.00
Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Non-Student) May 16, 2014 $140.00
Late In-person Registration Fee (Student) After May 16, 2015 $175.00
Late In-person Registration Fee (Non-Student) After May 16, 2015 $225.00
Late Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Student) After May 16, 2015 $140.00
Late Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Non-Student) After May 16, 2015 $190.00

The Registration includes publication of your Full abstract in the conference proceedings.  Each registered attendee will receive a Flash Drive of the proceeding at the conference.

EasyChair Login

Submit your abstract, 150-200 words[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Call For Reviewers” tab_id=”1435415828781-3-2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The 2015 American Meridian University Interdisciplinary Academic and Business Conference is calling for abstract reviewers.  Each reviewer may be asked to review up to 5 abstracts.  All reviewers will be recognized for their work through a letter of acknowledgement.

EasyChair Login[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Registration and Hotels” tab_id=”1435415845352-4-9″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]REGISTRATION FEES and PAYMENT

In-person Registration Fee (Student) May 16, 2014 $125.00
In-person Registration Fee (Non-Student) May 16, 2014 $175.00
Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Student) May 16, 2014 $90.00
Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Non-Student) May 16, 2014 $140.00
 
Late In-person Registration Fee (Student) After May 16, 2015 $175.00
Late In-person Registration Fee (Non-Student) After May 16, 2015 $225.00
Late Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Student) After May 16, 2015 $140.00
Late Virtual Presentation Registration Fee (Non-Student) After May 16, 2015 $190.00

The Registration includes publication of your Full abstract in the conference proceedings.  Each registered attendee will receive a Flash Drive of the proceeding at the conference.

HOTEL FEES

$99.00 plus tax per night
RESERVATION CODE: 
“AMERICAN MERIDIAN UNIVERSITY”
Complimentary Parking, Internet, Breakfast and 2-hour Happy Hour

Hilton Boca Raton Suites
7920 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434
t: 561-852-4023  f: 561-852-9976
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PAYMENT

To pay your registration fees, please click this Stripe system link,

http://www.AMU-edu.com/pay[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Awards” tab_id=”1435415861426-5-3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Unless stated at the time of submission, all papers will be noted under one of the following categories.  Papers not fulfilling the standards of a preferred publication category can be resubmitted for other consideration; however, feedback and changes recommended by editors must be completed.

For each track, papers will be chosen to receive awards founded on a combination of peer reviews and track/session chair recommendations.

Publication(s) Awards Participation Comment
Full Papers – Journals
– Conference Proceedings
Best Paper Presentation Outstanding Research Work
Research in Progress – Book Chapter
– Conference Proceedings
Excellence in Presentation Presentation Excellent Presentations
Extended Abstracts (3 pages) – AMU Handbook Attendance Certificate Presentation For Academic Credit
Academic Research & Teaching (ART) –  ART Review ART Certificate Presentation Excellent Research & Teaching
Case Studies – Book Chapter Certificate of Merit Presentation Excellent  Research Work

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Board and Committee” tab_id=”1435415986344-6-2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Dr. Bob Gee

(Chair)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
chair@amu-edu.org

Dr. Darrell Norman Burrell

(Deputy Chair)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
deputy-chair@amu-edu.org

Dr. Sharon L. Burton

(Chief Conference Organizer & Coordinator)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
chief-organizer@amu-edu.org

Dustin I. Bessette, MBA

(Marketing Coordinator)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
coordinator@amu-edu.org

I.T. Team

(Web Manager)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
it@amu-edu.org

Dr. Shanel W. Lu

(Deputy Research Coordinator)
American Meridian University International Interdisciplinary Education and Business Council
Deputy Research Associate
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