Wednesday, January 6, 2010

International Borneo Business Conference 2010

Conference Title: The Fourth International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) 2010.
Conference Theme: Dawn of a New Horizon: Business and Economic Challenges
Date: December 13 - 15, 2010.
Venue: ParkCity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. (Tel: +6085440235)
Organiser: Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
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Started in 2004, the International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) has emerged as a platform for academicians, researchers, practitioners, policy makers to interact and exchange viewpoints and research findings on contemporary business and economics issues related to the Borneo region and the global world. IBBC is a biennial conference and the previous three conferences were successfully held in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

The 4th International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) 2010 will be organised by the Faculty of Business and Economics, University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), on December 13 - 15, 2010. IBBC 2010 will continue its tradition of bringing together participants from local and international universities, private and government institutions or agencies and various industrial sectors to exchange their experiences and ideas.

The theme of IBBC 2010 is "Dawn of a New Horizon: Business and Economic Challenges". In conjunction to the recent developments in the business and economic environments, the theme is chosen to solicit active and dynamic discussions on issues pertaining to global climate change, global economic and financial crises and their impacts on the business and economic climates in the Borneo as well as the global world. Ms. Annette Dixon, the World Bank Country Director for Southeast Asia will be delivering her Key Note Speech in this conference.

The conference accepts working papers on global business, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, global marketing, global financial management, regional economics, global economics, financial economics, Islamic finance and economics, and any other business and economics studies. Selected papers will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Business and Society (SCOPUS), Singapore Economic Review (SSCI) International Economics and Finance Journal, Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance (EconLit), and Review of Applied Economics. Besides, all registered papers (deadline applies) will be included in the IBBC 2010 Conference Proceedings CD (with ISBN number). The top 3 papers in each of the following conference categories: (a) economics (b) finance and accounting, (c) management and marketing, (d) others, presented at the conference will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Important Dates:
August 31, 2010           Final day for Abstract/full paper submission for review (Extended to September 30, 2010)
September 15, 2010       Paper acceptance notification
September 30, 2010       Final day for full paper submission for proceedings
September 30, 2010       Early bird registration closing date
October 31, 2010           Final day for registration
December 13-15, 2010  Conference Days