About the Conference

You are invited to participate in the 9th Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference - 2016 (Q10). Q10, sponsored by the School of Business Administration, University of Puerto Rico, will be held from March 17-18, 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Theoretical, empirical and practical papers in all areas of business and related fields are welcome. English and Spanish language sessions will be held.

Q10 welcomes theoretical, empirical and practical submissions in all areas of business and related fields from researchers, business leaders, academics, industry specialists, and practitioners interested in advancing global competitiveness.

This year's Conference Executive Committee is encouraging submissions related to e-commerce, social networks, IT, whether related to business, economics, science, humanities, education, or any other area. Panel proposals are also welcome and may be theoretical or practice-oriented.


The purpose of the Conference is threefold:

1. To provide a meeting place for academicians and practitioners to share knowledge that prompts strategic actions for innovation and sustainable global competitiveness.

2. To forge mutually beneficial partnerships between academicians and practitioners with the aim of making business research more relevant.

3. To build a community of scholars interested in research relevant to the business community.


Important Dates

NEW Deadline for submissions - November 2, 2015
Notification of accepted proposals - First weeks of January, 2016
Pre-Registration (10% discount from the advanced registration) - Pending


Registration Fees

(Subject to change)
Registration Early birds registration (Pending)
Advanced Registration (Pending) Late & On-site Registration (Pending)
Company showcase(2 participants) $800 $900 $1,000
Members of the business community* $270 $300 $345
BONA-FIDE faculty (local and international)* $180 $200 $230
BONA-FIDE Students* $90 $100 $115
Spouse/Partner/Guest $90 $100 $115
* speakers and attendees

Refund Policy:

Cancellation deadlines:
Pending

Conference Executive Committee

Yvonne Huertas, President
Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference

Dr. Ángel Carrión Tavárez, Director
Center for Business Research and Academic Inititatives

Ing. José J. Goico, Director
International Business Education Center

Dra. Wanda Mattei, Coordinator
Doctoral Consortium

Dra. Marisela Santiago Coordinator
Doctoral Consortium

Program Chair Contact Information

Prof. Yvonne Huertas
Address: PO Box 23332
San Juan, PR 00931-3332
Tel. (787) 764-0000 ext. 3931 and 3930 | Fax (787) 772-1462
email:quest.conference@upr.edu

Keynote Speakers

Pending

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