Wednesday, January 6, 2010

IBBC 2010 Call For Papers

Conference Title: International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) 2010
Theme: Dawn of a New Horizon: Business and Economics Challenges
Date: December 13 - 15, 2010.
Venue: ParkCity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. (+6085440235)
Organiser: Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

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 Economics 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.

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.

You are invited to submit your paper or abstract, in Word format, to The first page shall contain the title of the paper, and information about all authors, such as name, address, e-mail, phone, and fax. The body of the paper must not have any author identification and must begin with the paper title, abstract, JEL classification codes, key words and conference category (choose on from: (a) economic and finance, (b) business and finance). See Submission Guidelines for other details on manuscript preparation.

All entries will be reviewed by our internal and external conference reviewers. At least one of the authors of accepted papers must register as conference participant. Each participant may present not more than 2 papers in the conference. 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 marketingp, (d) others, presented at the conference will be awarded on a competitive basis.

Important Dates:
August 31, 2010              Final Abstract/full paper submission for review (Extended to 30 September 2010)
September 15, 2010        Paper acceptance notification
September 30, 2010        Final full paper submission for proceedings
September 30, 2010        Early bird registration closing date
October 31, 2010            Final day for registration
December 13-16, 2010   Conference Days

Submissions and correspondence should be directed to:

The IBBC 2010 Secretariat
Faculty of Economics and Business,
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Sarawak, Malaysia.