25-27 Apr 2013 GWU Wash DC OLKC (Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference)


You are cordially invited to attend the 2013 Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities conference (OLKC) April 25-27, 2013 in Washington, D.C., USA. The OLKC annual conference provides a meeting point for those interested in the field and offers an excellent opportunity for leading scholars, young researchers, and scholar-practitioners to profit from discussion and lively exchange of ideas related to their theory, research and practice. Approximately 200 participants from all over the world are expected to attend this conference.  The venue of the conference will be located at the GWU historic Foggy Bottom Campus in the heart of Washington, DC.

Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker: Dr. Barbara Czarniawska.  Dr. Czarniawska is Professor and Chair of Management Studies at Gothenburg Research Institute, School of Business, Economics and Law.


The theme of the OLKC 2013 Conference is: Translation, Transition & TransmissionThe theme builds upon scholarly conversations around the dimensions of social knowledge and learning including translation, or how we interpret knowledge, transition, which involves evolution and recombination processes, and transmission, the dissemination and diffusion of knowledge across time and space. These dimensions of learning assist us in framing and exploring three key questions: how do we relate to each other, how do we know, and how do we socially integrate. This scholarly exploration has the potential to further serve as a foundation for translational research and transdisciplinary lines of inquiry to advance theory and research on social knowledge and learning and its impact on practice.

Detailed Information regarding the Call for Papers, registration, program, logistics and schedule can be found on our website: www.olkc2013.com.

For further information regarding the Conference please contact us by email at olkc2013@gmail.com or by phone at 703.726.3787.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington in April.

Andrea Casey (GWU) and Michael Marquardt (GWU)

Conference Chairpersons

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