The American Marketing Association’s Doctoral Student Special Interest Group (DocSIG) is pleased to announce several exciting and free events just for doctoral students at Summer AMA in Chicago! Below is a list of events we have scheduled for Friday, August 14th. Tickets for each event are limited, so please be sure to RSVP early before seats run out! Each event is free to attend thanks to the financial support of the American Marketing Association and our generous partners! You will need to register for each event separately by following the links to our Eventbrite pages. Please register only for events you plan to attend. You should cancel your registration if you know you will not be able to attend, so other students have an opportunity.
Summer AMA DocSIG Breakfast and Dr. Mathew Joseph Scholarship Award Presentation:
Come and network with fellow doctoral students at breakfast on Friday, August 14th from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. in Room Missouri. This year, we will present the Dr. Mathew Joseph Scholarship Award during the breakfast. Registration is free and easy, but is required and must be done through Eventbrite so capacity can be managed.
DocSIG and PhD Project Lunch and Who Went Where Survey Results:
We have partnered again this year with the PhD Project to provide you with a free lunch and a seat for the first presentation of the DocSIG’s Who Went Where Survey Results on Friday, August 14 from 12:00-1:30 P.M. Also, Dr. Jagdish Sheth will deliver the Academic Keynote Address at this luncheon. Again, seats are limited for this free event, so please register on our Eventbrite page by following the link below.
DocSIG/Higher Ed SIG Dinner Social:
This free dinner sponsored by DocSIG and Higher Ed SIG will be hosted at Volare Italian Restaurant, 201 E. Grand Ave from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Friday, August 14th. We will meet in the lobby of the Sheraton at 6:30 P.M. to walk to the restaurant together (approximately 10 minute walk). Each attendee will be able to spend up to $25.00 on dinner to be paid for by DocSIG and Higher Ed SIG. Seats are limited, so please follow the Eventbrite link below to register for this event!
DocSIG Special Session:
DocSIG has organized a special session “Hiring in Marketing Academia: A Look Behind Closed Doors,” where we’ll have research and panelists addressing hiring from the perspective of the institutions, plus the newest Who Went Where survey presentation. The session will take place Saturday, August 15 at 8:00 A.M. in Room Erie.
Stukent Pre-Conference Internet Marketing Bootcamp 50% Discount
The bootcamp features a half day of training on how to teach internet marketing and will be taught by leading faculty experts on Friday, August 14 from 7:30-12 at the Sheraton hotel. If you are interested in attending, the discount price for DocSIG members is $50 with the promotional code “DOCSIG50.” More information and registration.