Academic Conference Submission Guidelines

Special Session Submission:

If you are considering putting together a special session for the ISBM B2B Academic Conference, please include the following information:

  1. Special Session Name & Topic.
  2. Name of Session Chair.
  3. Presenters & Paper Titles (3-4) or Panelists (3-4).
  4. If there is more than one author on a paper, please indicate which author is planning to present.

General Submission Guidelines:

  1. Abstracts should be approximately 250-500 words double-spaced (about 1/2 page typed).
  2. Correspondence will be directed to submitting author, unless directed otherwise.
  3. Corresponding author will receive notice of acceptance by March 25, 2024.
  4. If there are multiple authors, please indicate which author is presenting the paper in the submission. Note:  while individuals may submit multiple abstracts, an individual is limited to one presentation at the conference.
  5. Paper is not considered confirmed and will not be placed on the schedule until at least the presenting author has registered to attend the conference.


Please email your special session proposals and abstracts to Lori Nicolini, Conference Administrator ( with a copy to Andrew Petersen, Conference Chair (

For More Information

Conference Administrator:

Lori Nicolini
Institute for the Study of Business Markets
The Pennsylvania State University
Phone:  814-863-4911