UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam (UBD) School of Business and Economics (UBDSBE) will host the 2nd International Conference from July 31 to August 1 at UBD following the success of the 1st International Conference on Business, Economics and Finance (ICBEF) in 2017.
The theme of the conference is ‘New Technologies, Dynamic Business Environment and Growth for Future’. The 2019 ICBEF is designed to cover current and upcoming areas of business, economics, and accounting and finance that branch into 18 other conference streams such as financial technology (fintech), digital transformation, information system, cybersecurity, emerging markets, sustainable and inclusive growth, as well as Islamic economics and finance.
The main objective of the international conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss challenges and suggest possible solutions to countries.
The keynote speaker at the conference is CEO of International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance, Malaysia Professor Dato Dr Azmi Omar. Four guest speakers have been invited to share their views on the conference theme. They are Professor of Accounting who is also the Vice Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) Dr Noor Azizi Ismail, Professor of Economics from Nanyang Technological University Euston Quah, Professor of Economics from Istanbul Medeniyet University Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin and Vice-President and Research Professor at Asian Growth Research Institut Charles Horioka. Business leaders, researchers, academicians, practitioners, policymakers and the public participate in the discussions and presentations during the conference.
For interested participants, the submission of abstract is due on March 31. All accepted and presented papers at the conference will be published in the proceedings with ISBN.
Qualified papers will be published in EBES Journals, Eurasian Business Review (SSCI and Scopus) and Eurasian Economic Review (Scopus and WOS), or EBES Proceedings Books after a fast-track review process.
Both Journals are published by Springer. Selected papers will be considered for publication in UBD-SBE Journal of Business and Economic Analysis (JBEA), subject to double blind review as part of journal requirement. Three Best Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference.