Revisit: FINT 2019


First Intl Network on Trust, Conference on Trust Within and Between Organizations, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 9-11 Jan 2019; Deadline 1 Jun


Conference Dates: January 9th -11th, 2019

Deadline for Submission: June 1st, 2018

Conference Host: University of St. Gallen, FAA-HSG (Switzerland)

Conference Venue: Hotel Einstein, St. Gallen (Switzerland)

FINT is celebrating as we organize the 10th FINT Workshop on ‘Trust Within and Between Organizations’ in January 2019! In 2001, the first workshop was organized in Amsterdam by our founding member Katinka Bijlsma and, ever since, trust research and the workshop have been growing strongly. To celebrate this great research output of the trust community and to feature more of those exciting discussions on where trust is heading, we now organize this 10th workshop in the Swiss mountains. Surely, trust as a topic could not be more relevant in times when global leadership and many organizations face trust repair and distrust issues in abundance. This creates a window of opportunity where trust research can bridge the practice gap we so often face as academics.

This FINT workshop seeks to provide a forum in which we further develop our trust knowledge within an inspiring community. We welcome both junior and senior contributor representatives of the academic and practitioner communities from a wide range of academic disciplines, using qualitative and quantitative methods, with empirical and theoretical insights to offer. Hence our call for papers is deliberately broad. We are open to all research questions pertaining to current trust research and invite the submission of proposals for symposia, thematic panels, interactive workshops, and other innovative sessions, in addition to individual papers (see below for the specific requirements).

Key Note Speakers

In order to benefit from a great variety of perspectives and to make FINT 2019 a truly interdisciplinary and unique workshop, we are happy to announce our distinct keynote speakers:

Yves Daccord
Director General of the
International Committee of the Red
Cross (ICRC), Geneva, Switzerland

Roberto Weber
Professor of Economics at the
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Nicholas J. Wheeler
Professor of International Relations
and Director of the Institute for
Conflict, Cooperation, and Security
at the University ofBirmingham,
United Kingdom


Below we outline the requirements for submitting individual papers as well as other types of sessions symposia, panels, workshops). Please read these requirements carefully prior to submission and ema conference program committee with any questions. All submissions should in some way relate to trust rese within private or public organizations, government, or society.


Your paper should clearly explain the relevance of the chosen topic, the research question, theore background and the contribution of the research. Empirical papers should provide an overview of methodology, analysis and main findings. In order to facilitate double-blind review of paper submis please ensure your submission document excludes any author names or identifying information. Deta authorship will instead be provided through the paper submission system.

We invite you to submit a paper in the following categories:

  • Doctoral Colloquium Paper: Doctoral students and early career researchers are encouraged to sub paper for review and feedback at the doctoral colloquium on the 9th of January. Papers in this category c up to a maximum of 3000 words (including title, abstract, figures/tables etc.) PLUS references.
  • First Cut Paper: Papers under development can be submitted to the “First Cut Papers” section. T papers will be featured in conference sessions designed to provide the maximum amount of feedba authors. Papers in this category should be submitted as an extended abstract up to a maximum of 1500 w (including title, abstract, figures/tables, references etc.).
  • Conference Paper: Well-developed manuscripts nearing journal submission or publication ca submitted to the “Conference Papers” section. Papers in this category can be up to a maximum of 3000 w (including title, abstract, figures/tables, references etc.).

Alternate Format Submissions (Symposia, Panels, Workshops etc.)

We also welcome submissions for alternative types of sessions, including symposia, interactive p discussions, workshops, and other innovative formats (feel free to be creative!). Unlike the paper submiss these submissions are not blind review and should include a title page with the names, affiliations, and of people who will be leading, presenting, or speaking in the session. Alternate format submissions shou no longer than 3000 words (including title page, abstract, figures/tables, references etc.). Succe submissions will typically be assigned a 1.5-hour session within the conference program. Please note th have limited space for these alternate sessions.


In both categories, submissions should be created in MSWord or PDF with double line spacing, 12pt T
New Roman font, numbered pages, and APA style citations.

Submissions should be made via the conference website

by June 1 st, 2018, 23:59:59 CET.

The website will be open for submissions starting on April 15th, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please mail Dr. Meike Wiemann.

Questions regarding the conference administration should be addressed to Simon Schafheitle.