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WORKSHOP ON EXPATRIATION


EIASM, BRUSSELS, OCTOBER 18-19, 2004.
CHAIRPERSONS

Professor Chris BREWSTER – Henley Management College, U.K.
Professor Jaime BONACHE - University of Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
Professor Vesa SUUTARI – University of Vaasa, Finland

BACKGROUND

International human resource management is establishing an ever-higher profile. The majority of academics in the subject are still heavily involved in one aspect of that topic: the international transfer of assignees from one country to another – expatriation. That is the subject of this workshop.

The field of expatriation studies is developing all the time and there are new topics and new approaches continually opening up. Recent developments have included work on repatriation, female expatriates, dual career couples, international career pathing and cost and risk assessment for expatriates. New topics include a awareness of self-initiated foreign experience, expatriation in the not for profit sector, amongst small companies, and in new countries and work is beginning on the alternatives to expatriation (short-term assignments; international commuting; frequent travellers; virtual teams; etc. New approaches to the topic include the use of narrative and the development of performance metrics. Proposals for papers are invited on these or any related topics in the general field of expatriation and international assignment.

The aim is to run this as a Workshop: numbers will be restricted in order to encourage participation and collegiate support. Researchers at all levels, from the very experienced to the new, are welcome.

It is intended that the best papers from this workshop will be published.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Please click HERE to upload the workshop preliminary programme.

PRACTICALITIES

LOCATION :

The whole event will take place in the new premises of EIASM (Place De Brouckère-plein 31, 1000 Brussels). These are located on the second floor of the Hotel Métropole.

The Hotel Métropole is marvelously well located right in the historical centre of Brussels, just a few steps away from the “Grand-Place”, the “Bourse” and the “Theatre de la Monnaie” and close to the central and north railway stations, that each have direct connections to Brussels International airport.

For joining instructions, please have a look on :

http://www.eiasm.be/contactus/howtoreach/index.html

or on :

http://www.eiasm.be/contactus/roadmap/index.html

ACCOMMODATION :

In case you need a hotel reservation, here are 2 hotels suggested. You are requested to contact the hotel directly to make your booking.

* Citadines Apart'hotel (recommanded !!)
51 quai au Bois à Brûler - 1000 Brussels
Tel 32 2 221 14 11 - Fax 32 2 2211599 - stecatherine@citadines.com
http://www.citadines.com/uhot/uwres_ltpms66.htm

Special rates for a studio (for 1-2 pers) : 87 EUR breakfast excluded.(12,5 EUR per pers)
Appartment (for 1-4 pers) : 117 EUR breakfast excluded (12,5 EUR per pers)
Please mention "EIASM " when making your reservation.

* Hotel Ibis (Ste Catherine)
Rue Joseph Plateau 2 - 1000 Brussels
Tel 32 2 5137620 - Fax 32 2 5142214 - www.ibishotel.com
http://www.ibishotel.com

RESOTEL can also help you to find a room at a competitive price : info@resotel.be (also valid for the Métropole Hotel !)
Here is the search system of the company RESOTEL : http://www.belgium-hospitality.com/

 
  Payment received
Before September 15, 2004
Payment received
After September 15, 2004
For participants affiliated with an institution that is member or associate member of the EIASM's
Academic Council
260 € 310 €
For participants coming from another academic institution 315 € 370 €
Normal price 380 € 440 €

Cancellations made before October 8, 2004 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

Payments should be made by :

  • The following credit cards: Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard/Access

DOWNLOAD LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

DOWNLOAD ACCEPTED PAPERS

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Graziella Michelante - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PLACE DE BROUCKÈRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 62 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: michelante@eiasm.be