The conference invites contributions to research sessions, interactive panels and roundtable discussions as well as poster sessions and demonstrations on various aspects related to the advancement of the SDGs. The responsible management education research conference will provide a forum for a truly global discussion that can help also in fostering collaboration, partnerships, and dialogue related to the role of research, management education and leadership development in the advancement of the implementation of the SDGs locally, nationally and globally.

Key Topics

Suggested topics for submission under the overarching conference general theme include, but are not limited to:

  • SDGs as drivers for innovation and sustainable solutions
  • Key leadership capabilities for the implementation of the SDGs and the related leadership development challenges and opportunities
  • Theoretical research to improve our understanding of the responsible leadership for the advancement of the SDGs
  • Applied research aimed at creating solutions and direct impact
  • Specific challenges, solutions and opportunities in different socio-economic contexts
  • Aligning curricula and research to create impact on leadership development for the advancement of the SDGs
  • SDGs and leadership development related research as an opportunity to engage students
  • SDGs and leadership development through the eyes, needs and expectations of the Millennials
  • Executive education and leadership development for the advancement of the SDGs
  • Leadership development to support entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and the advancement of SDGs
  • Leadership development and management education to support public institutions and administration in advancing SDGs
  • Leadership development and the ICT for the SDGs
  • Cross-cutting SDG: Implications for management research and leadership development
  • Partnerships and dialogue to facilitate and foster responsible leadership development and the advancement of the SDGs
  • Knowledge sharing and publishing
  • Teaching and learning methodology that enables a whole person learning


Ways to Contribute

There are two ways to contribute to the design and content of the conference:

  • To submit, promote and organize conference tracks and session proposals of special interest
  • To submit direct contributions
    • Theoretical and applied research papers in form of full academic papers, extended abstracts, work in progress and research proposals
    • Poster Presentation
    • Open Engagement Sessions

Please follow the guidelines given in the call for contributions.


Submit your contribution online

Please register and log in to submit your contribution for the 5th Responsible Management Education Research Conference.

Please note that this is the registration for the homepage only. You can get your conference ticket on Eventbrite.


Submission Deadlines

Online submission starts: March 12, 2018

PRME group organized session and panel proposals: March 24, 2018

Notification or PRME group organized conference session and panel acceptance: April 20,2018

Direct contribution submission deadline: May 31, 2018

Authors notified by: July 2nd, 2018


Call for Contribution