AVDV Conference

Agenda and Speakers

Thursday, May 30, 2024

OPTIONAL: Academy of Management Discoveries Paper Development Session

Note: You will need to register for this session separately through AMD

9:15 a.m.

Registration and coffee 

9:45 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Plenary session led by AMD current and past editors 

11:45 a.m.


1:00 p.m.

Breakouts to discuss papers 

2:45 p.m.

Coffee break 

3:00 p.m.

Wrap-up, Q&A, and discussion of publishing in all AoM journals 

6:00 p.m.

Andrew Van De Ven Engaged Scholarship Conference Opening Dinner & Reception (Location: Campus Club) 

Friday, May 31, 2024 

8:00 a.m.

Coffee hour/ breakfast/ Coffee Cart 

8:45 a.m.

Speaking Science, presented by Second City

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

11:15 a.m.

Break/ Transition 

11:30 a.m.

Breakout Session 2

12:30 p.m.


1:45 p.m.

Session 3 

2:45 p.m.

Ice Cream Social with Andy & Martha's favorite ice cream 

3:30 p.m.

Closing panel/ Discussion 

5:00 p.m.

Closing Dinner 

Breakout Sessions

Future of Work: Talent Practices 

Stephan Dilchert '08 PhD - Associate Professor, Zicklin School of Business

Richard Landers '09 PhD - Professor, Psychology Department, University of Minnesota 

Sima Sajjadiani ‘14 MHRIR, ‘18 PhD - Assistant Professor, UBC Sauder School of Business 

Future of Work: Human/AI Interface

Joe Redden - Professor and Chair, Marketing Analytics, Carlson School of Management 

Ching Ren - Associate Professor, Carlson School of Management 

Future of Spaces: Healthcare Spaces, Workspaces, Public Spaces 

Katherine W. Arendt, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic 

Betsy Vohs - Studio BV Founder and CEO


Susan Brower - Demographer, Minnesota State 

Deniz Ones - Professor, Psychology Department, University of Minnesota 

Impact of Andy Van de Ven 

Jean Bartunek - Professor, Management and Organization, Boston College 

Kevin Rockman - Professor, Management, George Mason University School of Business 

Sri Zaheer - Professor, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management

Future of Work: Human 

Speakers TBA