ACE Bootcamp

Information for those registered for the current ACE Bootcamp can be found HERE.  (This is a password protected page. Please contact Karen for further assistance)

What is the ACE bootcamp?

The ACE Bootcamp provides an opportunity for researchers to focus on the crafting and development of existing paper drafts, conference papers, previously rejected manuscripts and other file drawer ‘orphans’.

The ACE Bootcamps have been running since 2007 and over the years invited experts have included Michael Frese, Ted Baker, Harry Sapienza, Jen and Dev Jennings,  Mike Peng, Sara Carter, Gerry George, Harry Sapienza, Wouter Stam, Keith Hmieleski, Frederic Delmar, Benson Honig, Johan Wiklund, Ute Stephan and many other good scholars.   Plus ACE Director, Per Davidsson, and ACE Adjunct Professor, Dean Shepherd.

This year in addition to welcoming Dean Shepherd we are happy to announce that Joern Block will join as keynote and session chair.

Who is it for?

Bootcamp participants include academics on all levels, from PhD students and early career researchers to full professors. In addition to international experts and participants, the Bootcamp also welcomes by invitation a number of researchers from other universities.

Where and When is it held?

The dates for 2018 are Monday 17, Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 December and will again be held at Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island, Queensland, Australia.

How do I apply?

Expressions of interest for the 2018 Bootcamp are now closed and invitations have now been issued to the accepted delegates.  Please note that acceptance to the ACE Bootcamp is limited and is by invitation only.

If accepted what are my commitments?

Prior to Bootcamp:

If accepted, as an author you will receive three written reviews for each of paper/s you have accepted to Bootcamp i.e., if you have two papers accepted you will be required to do six paper reviews.  As a guide of please see HERE for the ACE Bootcamp Reviewer Instructions and Reference Material.  The reviewing period is now1 – 12 December 2018.

As a participant at the bootcamp you are required to bring your own copy of each of your papers (as author), and each of the written reviews (as reviewer) that you have completed.   Only one print copy of each paper and the written reviews will be provided at the bootcamp.

At the Bootcamp:

You are required to attend all sessions, as (1) author, (2) reviewer, and (3) additional discussant.  You are expected to attend all keynote presentations.

How much does it cost?

As a guide the indicative cost for Bootcamp participation is AUD 1000 (inclusive of GST) Your registration includes the three-day workshop fee plus the two evening dinner events.

You will be provided with a link where you can organise and book, at your own cost:

  • your travel from Brisbane Holt Street Wharf where you will take your boat transfer to and from Moreton Island
  • accommodation of choice for the two nights (or more, whatever you might choose)
  • breakfasts, island activities etc.

Some delegates do wish to travel to the island for days/times that extend outside of the requirements of the Bootcamp.   You are required to be ON THE ISLAND for the START OF THE WORKSHIOP PROGRAM at 11:00am on Monday 17 December.  You are required to attend all sessions.  and it is preferred that you attend both social networking dinner/evening events.  The final session of the workshop finishes up at approximately 3:00pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018.

If you are to travel to and from Brisbane for this event please take particular note of the boat times so that you do not have problems with connecting flights etc.

For further information please contact: Karen Taylor k3.taylor@qut.edu.au

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