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IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Upload

Oct. 31, 2018

Notification of acceptance

Jan. 31, 2019

Full paper upload

May 19, 2019

Conference

Jun 23, 2019

IMPORTANT DATES

OCT. 31, 2018
Abstract Upload

JAN. 31, 2019
Acceptance

MAY 19, 2019
Full paper upload

JUN 23, 2019
Conference

AIMAC - The International Association of Arts and Cultural Management

One of the most prestigious academic conferences in art and cultural management that addresses all the dimensions of management perspectives related to cultural and creative industries.

AIMAC 2019 - Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

The 15th conference will be hosted by Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia, Italy from June 23 – 26, 2019.

AIMAC conferences - A real international dimension

Providing opportunities to share experiences and lessons from dozens of countries.

Researchers are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations.

The International Journal of Arts Management

The Official Journal of AIMAC will consider with interest submissions made by Conference participants in the Journal.

TRACKS

Consumer behaviour

Cultural Policies, comparative analysis

Financial management, governance and control

Organizational behaviour and Human resources

Strategic management

Strategic marketing

Entrepreneurship

Creative industries

Keywords

EXPECTED PAPERS

Proposals from any relevant discipline will be considered, provided they make an original academic contribution to the study of cultural management.

This scientific conference will address various sectors of the arts and cultural industries (performing arts and festivals, heritage, museums and visual arts, film production and distribution, book publishing, recording, broadcasting, audio-visual media and multimedia, design, etc.). We welcome all kinds of papers that connect academic researches with broader practical and industrial context in this field.

Papers on all management approaches are welcome: marketing, strategic planning, production, organizational structure and behavior, art consumption and consumer studies, accounting and finance, internet and information systems, cultural policies and public support and so on.

Papers from social scientists are also welcome if they focus on management issues.
We are also interested in art and art management talents cultivation, their roles and contributions to arts and cultural industries as a whole.

Themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic marketing
  • Product and brand management
  • Strategic management and planning
  • Corporate finance strategies
  • Corporate communication strategies
  • Business models
  • Cultural entrepreneurship
  • Organizational behavior
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Fundraising, patronage and sponsorship
  • Governance
  • Cultural public policies
  • Cultural diversity and management
  • Creative cities and regions
  • Art and management talent cultivation
  • Creative and cultural industries
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Art and cultural consumption
  • Consumer behavior
  • Internationalization
  • Cultural agency for social intervention

Abstracts for the 15th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC) should follow the guidelines below.

Abstracts must be uploaded through the conference website, from September 1st, 2018 and NO LATER THAN October 31st, 2018. Authors will be informed of acceptance in January 2019.

Please follow the instructions below

Language

All documents, abstract and papers should be written in English. So do oral presentations.

Maximum length

All abstracts must be from 1000 and 1500 words (edited in accordance with these guidelines).

Format

All abstracts must be from 1000 and 1500 words (edited in accordance with these guidelines).

Page layout

Page size should be A4 format (21 x 29.7 cm). Left and right margins: 2.54 cm; Top and bottom margins: 2.54 cm

Text

All text must start at the left-hand margin and be single-spaced. Insert a single line after title block and author information, with the heading ABSTRACT (in bold letters) left aligned. Insert a single line after the ABSTRACT heading, followed by the abstract text. Insert a single line after the last abstract text line with the heading Keywords (in bold letters) left aligned and give a list of keywords (5 max)

Structure

  • Title
  • Author (s) name(s)
  • Email address (for each author)
  • Occupation and affiliation of the principal author(s)
  • Brief autobiographical note on the author(s) (50 words)
  • Abstract
    • Issue and argument
    • Literature review
    • Methodology – agenda and stage of completion of research
    • Results and conclusions
  • Keywords (up to 5)
  • Please indicate in which general track you think your paper would fit
    better.

Spelling

Please ensure that the spelling of names, terms and abbreviations is consistent in the main body of the text.

Tables and Figures

Insert tables and figures in the main body of the text, following the paragraph in which they are first mentioned.

Accepted papers for the 15th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management (AIMAC) should follow the guidelines below. Paper should be submitted in MS Word format and should be uploaded through the conference website  NO LATER THAN May 19th, 2019. 
 

Please follow the instructions below

Maximum length

All papers must be limited to 6000 words (edited in accordance with these
guidelines), including abstracts, figures, tables, references and appendices.

Font

All text, including titles, names and citations, must be in Times New Roman, 11pt.

Page layout

Page size should be A4 format (21 x 29.7 cm or 8.27 x 11. 69”). Left and right margins: 2.54 cm (or 1.0”). Top and bottom margins: 2.54 cm (or 1.0”).

Text

Follow the title block and author address information with the heading abstract left aligned. Insert a single line after the ABSTRACT heading, followed by an abstract of a maximum of 150 words, followed by a list of up to 5 keywords.
The start of the main body of the paper should be separated from the keyword list by to blank lines. All text must start at the left-hand margin (i.e.: do not intent new paragraphs).
Text must be single-spaced.

Structure

The general structure of the paper should be as follows:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Occupation and affiliation of the principal author(s)
  • Brief autobiographical note on the author(s) (50 words)
  • Abstract (100 to 150 words)
  • Keywords (up to 5)
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgement, where applicable
  • References
  • Appendices, where applicable

Spelling

Please ensure that the spelling of names, terms and abbreviations is consistent in the main body of the text and tables, figures and legends.

Tables and Figures

Insert tables and figures in the main body of the text, following the paragraph in which they are first mentioned.

References

References should be shown within the text by giving the authors last name followed by a comma and the year of publication or by giving the authors’ last name followed by the year of publication in brackets, e.g. (Colbert, 1995). For multiple citations in the same year use a, b, c immediately following the year of publication.

Research books:

  • Bourdieu, P., Johnson, R. 1993. The Field of Cultural Production: Essays on Art and Literature. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Rentschler, R., 2015 Arts Governance: People, Passion, Performance. Oxford: Routledge.
  • Throsby, D. 2001. Economics and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Text books:

  • Chong, D. 2010. Arts Management. London: Routledge.
  • Colbert, F. 1995. Marketing Culture and the Arts. New York: Wiley.

Journal articles:

  • Taormina, R. J. 2010. “The Art of Leadership: An Evolutionary Perspective”, International Journal of Arts Management. Vol. 13, No. 1, Fall, pp. 41-55.
  • Ebewo, P., Sirayi, M. 2009. “The Concept of Arts/Cultural Management: A Critical Reflection”, The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society. Vol. 38, No. 4, Winter, pp. 281-295.

Three or more authors:

  • Mayer, V., Banks, M. J., and Caldwell, J. T. (Eds.). 2009. Production Studies: Cultural Studies of Media Industries. New York: Routledge.
  • Turbide, J., Laurin, C., Lapierre, L., and Morissette, R. 2008. “Financial Crises in the Arts Sector: Is Governance the Illness or the Cure?” International Journal of Arts Management. Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 4-13.

Article in a book edited by another author:

  • Grinter, R. E., Aoki, P. M., Szymanski, M. H., Thornton, J. D., Woodruff, A., and Hurst, A., 2002. Revisiting the visit: understanding how technology can shape the museum visit. In Proceedings of the 2002 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work. New York: ACM, pp. 146-155.
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