ACCI Newsletter

December 2015


Table of Contents

  1. Deadline Extensions
  2. Calls for
  3. Journal Updates
  4. CI
  5. Jobs

Award Nominations Extended to 1/15/16, and Scholarship Applications Extended through 2/15/16

Everyone was very, very busy at the end of the fall semester so these deadlines have been extended. Please participate by nominating and applying!

  • Please nominate your colleagues for awards by January 15, 2016
  • Students may continue to apply for conference scholarships through February 15, 2016.


Call for Abstracts and Full Papers due February 28, 2016
11th Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association in Hong Kong
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Journal of Consumers Affairs Updates

Volume 49, Issue 3 has been published. Please gohereto read more. Did you know that ACCI is the owner of JOCA? Did you also know that membership in ACCI allows you to submit to the Journal as a benefit of membership? Did you know that when you login to the ACCI website you get access to all the issues of the Journal? See how to use the website here.

The Journal will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at the 2016 ACCI Conference, June 8-10, 2016, at the Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, USA (Washington DC area). We hope that you are planning to attend the conference and the special 50th Anniversary Event at the Library of Congress on June 9 in the evening!

Consumers International

Consumers International (CI) welcomes the UN General Assemblys recent adoption of a resolution updating the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection (UNGCP). ACCI is a member of CI. CI states, "This major achievement is the first comprehensive revision of the UNGCP since 1985 and addresses gaps in financial services, privacy, energy, travel and tourism. Access to basic goods and services, and the protection of vulnerable and disadvantaged consumers are also recognized as new consumer legitimate needs." Read more here....


The School of Family and Consumer Sciences atTexas State Universityis seeking atenure-track position for theConsumer Affairs Program. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and service. The position will teach undergraduate courses in consumer economics, personal finance, public policy, behavioral finance, resource management, financial counseling, consumer law and research methods. The position may include the supervision of internship practicums and participation in curriculum development for face-to-face and online distance education Read more here.


Ginger Phillips
[email protected]
727-940-2658 x 2002