To Friday 05 October 2018 - 05:00pm
Welcome to #8thibbc2018
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 conferences were successfully held in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2016.
The 8th International Borneo Business Conference, 2018 (#8thiBBC2018) is organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business, University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), on October 4th & 5th, 2018. #8thiBBC2018 continues 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.
Faculty of Economics and Business,
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy,
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
The objectives of the conference are as follows:
- To encourage collaborative research and projects amongst institutions of higher learning and industries in addressing the issues of embracing and innovation and creativity;
- To establish networking and relations among the academicians, practitioners, government officials and community; and
- To provide a platform for scholars and practitioners to debate and disseminate research findings undertaken in various topics
DIGINOMICS: Promise and Peril
The conference mainly focuses but not limited to four broad areas; (a) economics, (b) business, (c) finance, and (d) social sciences. Specific subthemes can be as follows:
• Digital Economy
• Big Data
• Digital Marketing
• Technology Management
• Banking & Finance
• Behavioural Economics
• Corporate Finance
• Cross-culture Issues
• Development Economics
• Environmental Sustainability
• Ethics & Corporate Governance
• Financial Economics
• Fiscal & Monetary Issues
• Hospitality Management
• Human Capital Management
• Information & Communication Public Sector Management
• International Business
• Islamic Economics and Finance
• Labour Economics
• Learning Organisation & Transfer of Technology
• Management & Development of Small-Medium Enterprises
• Management Science & Operation Management
• Organizational Behaviour
• Quality & Productivity Management
• Regional Integration & Global Competition
• Strategic Management
• Tourism Management
• Other topics related to Social Sciences
Languages of Presentation
The official languages of the Conference will be English.
2. CALL FOR PAPERS
Potential theme/track: Economics/ business/ finance/ social science (please select ONE only)
Note To Contributors:
Affiliated International Journals:
International Journal of Business and Society (SCOPUS, ESCI)
Asian Academy of Management Journal (SCOPUS, ESCI)
Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (SCOPUS, ESCI)
Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia (SCOPUS)
Electronics Journal of Applied Statistics Analysis (SCOPUS)
International Journal of Economics and Management (SCOPUS, ESCI)
Economics and Finance Indonesia (ERA)
UNIMAS Review of Accounting
Finance Hassanudin Business Economics Review
When preparing a manuscript for submission, authors should follow the journal format and guidelines of International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS). The detail is at http://www.ijbs.unimas.my/index.php/note-to-contributors. 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.
Allow top margins of 1.25” (3.2 cm) first page and 0.75” (1.9 cm) the following pages, bottom margin of 1.44” (3.7 cm) left margin of 0.63” (1.6 cm) and right margin of 0.63” (1.6 cm).
Type single-spaced text and allow for a double spacing between paragraphs (Before/After 0 pt.)
The paper should include: title, author’s name(s), affiliation and present address, acknowledgement, abstract (200 words maximum), an introduction, content, a conclusion, and a reference section
Acknowledgement and information on grant received should be given before the references. Important formulae (displayed), figures and tables should be numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript.
Use font type Times New Roman.
Use font size 14 bold for the title.
Use font size 12 for the author’s and affiliation names and addresses.
Use font size 11 for the text which include abstract, body, references and acknowledgement.
Major headings should be centred in the column. Use capital letters.
Subheadings should be set in italics, bold and aligned to the left-hand margin of the column on a separate line.
Tables and Figures
Use font size 10.
The charts and graphs must be centred and tittle should be at the top.
Number all tables and figures with Arabic numerals in the order in which the tables are first mentioned in text.
The illustrations and photographs must be centred.
Endnotes should be kept to a minimum.
Use single spacing and font size 10
References should be complete and follow the APA Style. Examples:
Mathews, J. A. (1998). Fashioning a new Korean model out of the crisis: The rebuilding of institutional capabilities. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 22(1), 747-759.
Mintzberg, H. (1979). The Structuring of Organisations. New York: Prentice Hall.
For Contributions to Collective Works
MacKinnon, J. (1991). Critical values for cointegration tests. In R. F. Engle & C. W. J. Granger (Eds.), Long-run economic relationship: Readings in cointegration (pp. 267-276). New York: Oxford University Press.
For Accepted Submission:
At least one author must register for the #8thiBBC2018 by 15th September 2018 to ensure that the paper be included in the program book and conference proceeding with ISBN number. To register, click the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/uyjpQeZdDawQJtk02
|Early Bird Registration||15th August 2018|
|Normal Registration||15th September 2018|
|Full Paper Submission||1st July 2018|
|Final Notification||15th July 2018|
|Early Bird Registration (MYR)||
|Student from Malaysian and Borneo Universities||
|Participant from Malaysian and Borneo Universities||
|Participant from non-Malaysian Universities||
* STUDENT: Must produce valid student pass during registration.
* Participant who wish to present more than 1 paper may do so by paying MYR400 (Malaysian and Borneo-based Universities) or MYR500 (non-Malaysian and Borneo-based Universities) for each additional paper.
Full Paper Registration Include:
15-20 minutes presentation
Attendance to all sessions
Certificate of participation
Lunches, coffee breaks, reception and conference dinner