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June 2: FERC Welcome Reception
June 3: Conference | Meet Editors | Awards Dinner
June 4: Conference | Career Academy
Fundação Dom Cabral, Aloysio Faria Campus
Nova Lima (MG) – Brazil


Pre-Conference Events | Thursday, June 2nd

08:30 AM to 08:00 PM Registration  
09:00 AM to 01:00 PM STEP Academic Meeting -STEP members only CDCG Building
Room 28
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Welcome Reception Introduced by:
Dr. Raj Mahto
Professor Maria Teresa Roscoe
Vive Café

Conference | Friday, June 3rd

09:00 AM to 10:30 AM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pramodita Sharma
Professor & Sanders Chair in Family Business, University of Vermont and Editor, Family Business Review

Title of talk:
Entrepreneurs in Every Generation: How Successful Family Businesses Develop Their Next Leaders
CDCG Building
Rooms 1 and 2
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Poster Session I CDCG Building
1st floor hall
12:30 PM to 01:45 PM Lunch Gourmand restaurant
VIP Room
02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Poster Session II CDCG Building
1st floor hall
04:00 PM to 05:30 PM Poster Session III CDCG Building
1st floor hall
05:45 PM to 06:30 PM Bus depart for Belo Horizonte
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM Awards Dinner
Announcement of FERC 2016 Awards & FOBI Scholars

Conference| Saturday, June 4th

09:00 AM to 10:15 AM Closing Speaker: Dr. Allison Pearson
W.L. Giles Distinguished Professor of Management Mississippi State University

Title of talk:
Engaging Family Business Owners/Managers and Researchers: Better answers and better questions
CDCG Building
Rooms 1 and 2
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Interaction with Journal Editors
1st Session – JBR
2nd Session – JFBM & JSBS
3rd Session - Michael Stalker and Teresa Roscoe
CDCG Building
Breakout Rooms 2, 3 and 4
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Kick-off to FERC 2017 - Cindy Clarke - University of North Carolina
Ashville, NC hosted by University of North Carolina at Ashville.
CDCG Building
Rooms 1 and 2
12:30 PM to 13:00 PM Lunch
01:45 PM to 02:00 PM Career Academy Introduction
Dr. Allison Pearson & Dr. Claudio Muller
02:00 PM to 06:30 PM Career Academy Sessions
Click here to access the program schedule

Sunday, June 5th - Ouro Preto Tour (optional)

The trip to Ouro Preto will be provided by the tourism agency Master Turismo. They will have a stand in the CDCG Building during all the Conference (June 2nd to 4th), so the participants can buy the tour. Please see below the proposed schedule. Click here to see the values and the payment methods.
07:30 AM Departure to Ouro Preto Hotel Mercure BH Lagoa dos Ingleses Reception
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM Visit to Ouro Preto
- Nossa Senhora do Pilar Church (Mother Church, Cathedral, the second in golden quantity church in Brazil)

- Museu da Inconfidência (history museum dedicated to those who died in the failed rebellion movement Inconfidência Mineira, for Brazilian independence from Portugal)
Ouro Preto/MG
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch Deguste Restaurant
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Return to Hotel Mercure BH Lagoa dos Ingleses Meeting point to be definied by the guide

Event cost

$ 525.00