7th IIBA April 2017, Florida – Keynote Speakers

 Dr. Timothy Jung  Dr. Charles A. Rarick

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Dr. Timothy Jung is Founder and Director of the Creative Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub (www2.mmu.ac.uk/creativear) at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has been involved in a number of funded AR VR research projects at national and international level and currently he is managing various Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Projects in the Tourism and Creative Industry. He is an advisor of BirdHIVE VR & Drone project led by Lake District National Park, UK. He is renowned for his work in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality and his research work has been covered by Manchester Evening News, Independent and Huffington Post and he is a regular invited speaker in major international conferences. He is the Conference Chair of International AR and VR Conference 2017 in Manchester and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Augmented and Virtual Reality.


charles_a-_rarickCharles A. Rarick is C.E.O. of the American Institute for Management Development and Professor of International Business and Management in the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest. He has also lectured at Instituto Tecnologico y Estudios Superiores de Monterrey ITESM in Mexico, Romanian-American University in Bucharest, EAFIT in Colombia, University of the Philippines, Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand, Sebelas Maret University in Indonesia, the Asian Institute of Management in Manila, the International University of Business and Economics in Beijing, and the Yangon Institute of Economics where he served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist to Myanmar. He has been a consultant to international companies and foreign governments since 2005. Dr. Rarick received his Ph.D. from Saint Louis University and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management as well as an Accredited Lecturer in Intercultural Management. He was a partner in the firm, Behavioral Management Systems, a company providing international training and development. He has published over 100 scholarly articles and cases in academic journals. Dr. Rarick is in the top one percent of all business authors by scholarly paper downloads and top seven percent by citations on SSRN. He is on the editorial review board of Advanced Management Journal, Global Journal of Management and Business Research, Journal of Global Entrepreneurial Research, Journal of International Business Disciplines, and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Trade and Policy. He is also the author of several books, including Cases and Exercises in International Business; Cases and Exercises in International Management; Cases in Business and Public Policy: An International Focus; International Economics: Cases and Exercises; and Confucius on Leadership. Dr. Rarick was also the 2006-2007 Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer to the Philippines and a Fulbright Specialist to the Philippines in 2011. He was selected a fourth time for a Fulbright award as a Fulbright Specialist to Indonesia in 2013.