Dear EAM Colleagues,

Based on the member survey results, and after as much discussion and deliberation as the situation allowed, the Board of Directors has voted to postpone the EAM Meeting at the Westin Hotel in Portland, Maine previously scheduled for May 14-17th. 

At this point, we are planning to hold the conference on June 25 - 27th at the Westin, Portland, Maine but the situation is still very fluid, and the date and/or the location may change.  A lot will depend on how the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic unfolds over the coming weeks.  We will do our best to include your perspectives, suggestions and concerns in our deliberations and inform you of all decisions in a timely manner.  We appreciate your understanding and your flexibility.

The members of the Board of Directors are very aware that many of you do not know if your travel budgets will be unfrozen or restored by the end of the academic year.  We also understand that many personal, university and professional plans are in flux.  For those of you who have already registered for the conference, we are extending the date until which you can request a full refund of your registration fee to June 17th (less a $25 processing fee that just covers our credit card processing expenses).  We will also be extending the “early bird” reduced registration rate to June 17th as well.

Please feel free to email me, Elizabeth McCrea,, with any questions or suggestions you may have.


Elizabeth McCrea

EAM President

Registration for the 57th Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting May 13 - 16, 2020


General registration: $350 ($400 after April 9)

Emeritus registration: $275 ($360 after April 9)

Student registration: $150 ($175 after April 9)

CASE Membership: $25


Hotel Reservation

EAM 2020 will be held at The Westin Harborview, 157 High Street, Portland, Maine, 04101.

Rooms are available at the special block group rate of $179 + taxes and charges per night for single and double occupancy, subject to availability. The block rate available from Sunday May 10, 2020 to Sunday May 17, 2020, subject to availability.

See here for more info on the hotel.

Things to do around Portland, ME

Visit Portland     Trip Advisor    Downtown Portland

For help with reservation call the Hotel at (207) 775-5411


EAM 2020 attendees: What is included

  • Welcome Buffet Wednesday evening

  • Welcome Reception Thursday evening

  • Continental breakfasts

  • Awards lunch Friday

  • Keynote reception Friday evening

  • EAM conference program

  • EAM business meeting

  • EAM membership for one year

EAM Doctoral/Junior/Mid-Career & Senior faculty Faculty Consortium*

  • As above AND
  • Consortium program Thursday/Friday/Saturday
  • Doctoral/Junior Faculty dinner

  • Doctoral/Junior Faculty Consortium breakfast and lunch

  *Pre-registration required

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing to The amount paid less a $25 processing fee will be refunded for cancellations made prior to April 10, 2020. Following this date, no refunds will be issued. 

Transfer Policy

There will be a charge of $25 to transfer a registration to another person. Transfer requests must be made by April 10, 2020 in writing to Following this date, no transfers will be issued. 


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