Key Summit Talks

Key Summit Talks

This section compiles talks that occur outside of the breakout sessions.  We invite all to attend the talks in the Main Room unless otherwise noted.  The talks range from our Welcome and Keynote speeches on Day 1 to invited lectures and closing remarks. 

Panel Discussion with the Research Centers

Our University Research Center Leadership team will host a panel discussion about the mission, goals, and accomplishments of the centers.  To learn more about the research centers, click here >>

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:00am

Awards Ceremony: Congratulations to the Dissertation of the Year graduates and the Faculty of the Year

Please join us to congratulate and learn about the Dissertation of the Year graduates and the Faculty of the Year awardees. 

Dissertation of the Year

Dr. Scott G. Drexler  

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am

Cultivating a Community of Engaged Alumni: Experiences from the Alumni Special Interest Group

Come to hear how the Alumni Special Interest Group is on a mission to create a community of engaged alumni researchers! Special talks include:

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 1:15pm

Learn about The Journal of Leadership Studies

The School of Advanced Studies is the host college for the Journal of Leadership Studies, a quarterly academic journal that provides opportunities for doctoral students, faculty members, and practitioners to publish their research. The Journal synthesizes the best that theory has to offer with the real-world practical experience of tested leaders. It helps position quality academic scholarship so it can impact organizational decision making.

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:30am

Dissertation to Publication - Putting Knowledge to Work in the World

We invite you to come here about the Dissertation to Publication workshop, run by the University Research Center leadership and affiliates.  This workshop is instrumental in the translation of our SAS Alumni Doctoral Theses into published peer-reviewed journal articles. 

Click here to go to the Dissertation to Publication site pages. 

Presenters: 
Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:00am

Exploring Research Methodology Group: Reflection of Methodologists on an Innovative Practice

A comprehensive knowledge of research methodology is critical for researchers to conduct valid studies and for research consumers to apply studies’ results.

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 11:15am

Expanding Boundaries - Strategies, Innovations, and Developments

Join us in the Main Room for a look at this year's theme, Expanding Boundaries - Strategies, Innovations, and Developments, and a look forward to  Knowledge Without Boundaries 2.0.  The talk will be followed by a discussion and questions from the audience.  

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 9:00am

Welcome to KWB 2018 Kick Off: Expanding Boundaries

Let's get this conference started!

The conference will kick off with a welcome message from Dr. Mark McCaslin, Dean of Research and Scholarship, and Dr. HInrich Eyler, SAS Executive Dean.  This year's theme is Expanding Boundaries.  Following this welcome message will be a keynote address from our UOPX Leadership, President Peter Cohen and Provost John Woods, in the same room. 

Event Day and Time (AZ/MST timezone): 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 9:00am
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