Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Nineteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • Theme 1: Management Education
  • Theme 2: Change Management
  • Theme 3: Knowledge Management
  • Theme 4: Organizational Cultures
  • 2019 Special Focus: The New Story of Organizing

2019 Conference Chair

Ross Brinkert

Ross Brinkert

Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Abington, PA, United States

Plenary Speakers

The Nineteenth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

John Burk

John Burk

Human Resources Manager, Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ, United States

"The Only Constant is Change: Developing a Compelling Story to Enable Organizational Transformation"

Laurie Sterritt

Laurie Sterritt

Coordinator, Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit, Vancouver, Canada

"Indigenous Inclusion in a Corporate Canada—Reviving the Balance Between New and Old Ways of Knowing"

Conference Dinner: Granville Room

For over 17 years, Granville Room has been an oasis of authentic cocktail culture in the heart of the Granville Entertainment District in downtown Vancouver. On a street better known for flashing lights and big rooms, Granville Room has offered an inviting, intimate spot for good food and conversation.

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Conference Closing Reception

Common Ground Research Networks and the International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change in Organizations will be hosting a closing reception at UBC Robson Square. The reception will be held directly following the last parallel session of the last day, 22 February 2019. Join other conference delegates and plenary speakers for drinks, light hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to converse.

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