Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer AMA 2014 Events

Mark your calendars! DocSIG is offering five exciting events for doctoral students in San Francisco:

PhD Project/DocSIG Lunch and Pre-AMA Conference
Friday, August 1, 2014, 12:15 PM
Palace Hotel (DocSIG is meeting at 12 PM in the San Francisco Marriott Marquis lobby to walk over)

DocSIG members are invited to attend the PhD Project’s pre-AMA student conference and lunch. Registration for the lunch is required, but attendance to other sessions is voluntary. Please RSVP no later than July 25, 2014.

DocSIG/Higher Ed SIG Dinner Social
Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:30 PM
Restaurant TBD (will be within close walking distance to San Francisco Marriott Marquis)

Get to know your colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere. A portion of each attendee’s bill will be covered by a gracious donation from the Higher Ed SIG. Please RSVP no later than July 25, 2014.
Update (July 22, 2014): Just several spots remain. Don’t miss out!

Doctoral and Newcomers’ Breakfast
Saturday, August 2, 2014, 7:30-8:30 AM
San Francisco Marriott Marquis (exact room TBD)

An event to welcome first-time conference attendees to AMA. New attendees will have a chance to talk with track chairs and other friendly AMA members about marketing research and marketing education. Breakfast will be provided for attendees. Please RSVP at no later than July 25, 2014.
Special Session: The Changing Landscape of the Marketing Academic Job Market
Saturday, August 2, 2014, 3:45-5:15 PM
San Francisco Marriott Marquis (Salon 11)

A distinguished panel will provide perspectives on how technology is transforming the academic job market. The session will conclude with a review of the most recent Who Went Where survey and an early happy hour sponsored by Interfolio. No RSVP is required.

DocSIG/Global SIG Joint Reception
Saturday, August 2, 2014, 5:15-6:30 PM
San Francisco Marriott Marquis (Salon 11)

Stick around after the special session to continue conversations and network with colleagues at a reception generously funded by the Global SIG. No RSVP is required.

MMA Doc Student Teaching Consortium – a couple spaces still available

Although the priority deadline to apply for the consortium (May 23, 2014) has passed we do still a couple of spots open – a larger meeting room allowed us to broaden the consortium. If you had planned for your advisor to send in a nomination on your behalf there is still an opportunity to do so (until we reach room capacity).

The AxcessCapon Doctoral Student Teaching Consortium at the MMA Fall Educators’ Conference – this is held concurrently with the conference on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon – details attached. The Marketing Management Association Fall Educators’ Conference will be held September 17-19, 2014 in San Antonio. This conference focuses on research and new developments in teaching marketing, a great fit for those interested in developing teaching skills as part of a complete candidate package.

Full conference information can be found on the conference website, The $120 full-time student conference registration fee (paid by August 1, 2014) includes dinner on Wed and Thurs as well as lunch on Thurs and Friday. The conference hotel rate is $129 per night for single through quad occupancy.