Revisit: IBEC 2010


The 2010 International Business and Economy Conference, Prague, 7-10 Jan 2010; Final regular submission deadline 6 Oct

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Reminder Announcement:

Call for Papers for IBEC 2010, January 7-10, Prague, The Czech Republic

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

Final Submission Deadline: 16 Oct. 2009

with an expected decision response to Authors by 06 Nov. 2009

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 ( The web site for the conference is

If you have not yet had an opportunity to submit, please note that for those concerned with travel and funding arrangements, the submission deadline of September 7th has an expected response date of October 1st; otherwise, the final submission deadline is October 16th, 2009, with an expected November 6th, 2009, response deadline. Due to many requests, we arranged for the early submission deadline [August 7th] to provide a response from the review process for those accepted authors needing more time for travel and funding arrangements.

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:, FAX: +420 221 701 800; Internet address:; Conference roomrate: 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 IBEC2010 to be considered for publication. Please visit the website at

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Themes and topics

Rapid changes in the global economy present continuing challenges for educators, as well as for business and government leaders. The objective of this conference is to provide a forum for scholars analyzing the strategic challenges faced by firms, governments, institutions, and educators in this developing global arena. We welcome papers and/or cases from scholars focusing on the challenges of prospering in a globally competitive environment, and encourage cross-disciplinary submissions. In addition, manuscripts developed from dissertations are encouraged. The topics include all areas of international business, economics, education, environment, and sustainability, but are not limited to such issues.

Refereed paper submissions

Competitive papers and cases, as well as proposals for symposia, discussion panels or workshops are invited. Submissions are double-blind reviewed, acceptance being based on quality and relevance criteria. A select group of submissions will be considered for publication in the Journal of International Business and Economy. Submissions should be sent via e-mail to Bruce Heiman, the Program Chair, at as an attachment in Microsoft Word for Windows format, before or on October 16th, 2009. 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.



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.