IBEC 2010


The 2010 International Business and Economy Conference, Prague, 7-10 Jan 2010; Deadline 7 Sep

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Call for Papers for IBEC 2010, January 7-10

Standard Submission Deadline for Decision Response by October 1st: SEPTEMBER 7th

Dear Colleague:

The 2010 International Business and Economy Conference will be held in Prague, The Czech Republic. The host institution is the University of Economics and Management (www.vsem.cz). The standard submission deadline is September 7th, 2009, and the web site for the conference is http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~ibec/.

Given the current fiscal environment, we have arranged a very affordable rate at the conference Hotel: Hotel Ibis Praha [Malá Strana Plze_ská 14, Praha 5] TELEPHONE: +420 221 701 700, E-MAIL: resa-praha-re06@accor.com, FAX: +420 221 701 800; Internet address: www.hotelibis.cz; Conference room rate: 45 EUR a night (single), 50 EUR a night (double).

The Editors of the Journal of International Business and Economy (which is listed in Cabell’s Directory-E&F) will provide additional opportunities for those papers presented at the IBEC2009 to be considered for publication. Please visit the website at http://www.i-jibe.org.

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Themes and topics: the general theme of the conference is IBE3: International Business and Economy, Environment, and Education; all topics are considered that are associated with the rapid changes in the global economy which present continuing challenges for educators, as well as for business and government leaders. The political and economic rules of the game are changing: the development of stronger regional cooperation in several parts of the world, the advent of e-business and the widespread use of the Internet, and the challenges in governance and corporate behavior. Strategic alliances, networks and partnerships span political and geographical borders. The objective of this conference is to provide a forum for scholars analyzing the strategic challenges faced by firms in the global arena. In addition, cross-disciplinary submissions are encouraged. Manuscripts developed from dissertations are encouraged.

Refereed submissions: Submissions should be sent via e-mail as an attachment in Microsoft Word for Windows format, before or on September 7th, 2009, to Bruce Heiman, the Program Chair, at heiman@sfsu.edu. Awards will be given to the best competitive paper and the best case study. Please contact the program chair, Bruce Heiman, if you have any questions about submission or the deadline. E-mail: Program Chair Bruce Heiman, San Francisco State University, USA: Heiman@sfsu.edu; Co-Conference Chairs: Pavel Strach, University of Economics and Management, Czech Republic: pavel.strach@vsem.cz, and John Manley, Iona College, USA: jmanley@iona.edu.

Registration: Conference registration fee: Before November 28: US$450; Late and on-site registration: US$495.

Reduced fee for full-time students and emeritus members: US$100 without the awards or hosted luncheons, US$125 with both the awards and hosted luncheons.