Kennesaw State University Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

Call For Presentations

Kennesaw State University (KSU) Asian Studies Program announces the Call for Presentations for SAUPO, the largest interdisciplinary Asia business conference in the Southern U.S. The goal of SAUPO is to share information and build relationships among business leaders, scholars, NGOs, and government officials regarding partnership opportunities between ASIA and the U.S. The theme of the 2015 SAUPO is “Globalization and ASIA-USA Partnerships.” After SAUPO, we can recommend your papers to the Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing (JBIM), Journal of Global Initiatives (JGI), and the Journal of Emerging Knowledge on Emerging Markets (JEKEM).

Presentation topics of interest:

To present at 2015 SAUPO, please submit a 250-300 word abstract to

Abstract Submissions Jan. 15, 2015
Acceptance/rejection Feb 1, 2015

* At least one author of each accepted abstract must attend the conference and present.

Questions regarding the Call for Presentations may be directed to:
Dr. Leila Borders (, Associate Professor of Marketing and Professional Sales; SAUPO Vice Chair for Academia

Registration TypeCost
Regular Registration$249
Early Bird Registration$199
Regular Student Registration$99
Early Bird Student Registration$69
Early Bird Rate Cut Off Date:
March 15, 2015

Registration benefits
  1. Conference package
  2. Entry to all panels and poster sessions
  3. Breakfast
  4. Networking Lunch
  5. Coffee/Tea breaks & snacks
  6. Cocktail Hour
  7. Networking Opportunities

Call for Presentations PDF