Weekly Announcements – December 21, 2015

Announcing 2015 6th Annual ICSB Global Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Conference Online Proceedings on SSRN

In cooperation with George Washington University, the Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network (ERPN) is pleased to announce the 2015 6th Annual ICSB Global Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Conference Online Proceedings. These proceedings are available to all users at no charge and contain abstracts of the conference papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

The 6th annual GW October Entrepreneurship Conference was hosted on October 15 and 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. The organizers welcomed over a hundred delegates from around the world to explore the theme of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Understanding, Building, Implementing. Eighteen (18) extended abstracts were accepted for presentation at the conference after blind review. Final submission was limited to extended abstracts to enable authors to pursue journal publication opportunities after the event; while maintaining a conference citation. The ISBN for the conference proceedings is 0-9819028-8-3.

Conference partners included The Kauffman Foundation (http://www.kauffman.org), The World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org), HyundaiMOBIS (https://en.mobis.co.kr), The International Council for Small Business (http://www.icsb.org), The Korean Management Institute (KMI) at GSB (http://www.kmigwsb.org), The George Washington University (http://www.gwu.edu), The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) (http://www.nfib.com), United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) (http://www.usasbe.org), VISA Inc. (http://www.visa.com), and The Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE) (http://www.gwu.edu)

Photo Gallery available at http://www.gwoctober.com/gallery.

Speaker powerpoints and recordings of panel sessions available at http://www.gwoctober.com.

View Papers: http://ssrn.com/link/2015-6th-GWU-ICSB.html
Conference URL: http://www.icsb.org/project/gwoctober

Announcing 12th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2015 Online Proceedings on SSRN

In cooperation with University of Sri Jayewardenepura, the Management Research Network (MRN) is pleased to announce the 12th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) 2015 Online Proceedings. These proceedings are available to all users at no charge and contain abstracts of the conference papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

The 12th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM 2015), an annual research conference organised by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, concluded on a high note by providing a great platform for researchers, educators, learners, academics, practitioners and policymakers both in the local and international arena to share knowledge among each other.

This year’s conference was based on a contemporary theme, ‘Future Sustainability, Governance and Ethics,’ which focused on significant managerial concerns pertaining to academia and practitioners in the corporate and public sector organisations. The objectives of the conference were to promote and publish relevant and current ideas on sustainability, governance and ethics, to disseminate knowledge on the theme to a wider community and to enhance relationships and build a network between academics and practitioners.

The keynote speaker was Prof. Ferdinand A. Gul – Head, Accounting and Finance and Director of Research of the School of Business, Monash University (Sunway), while Prof. Rohana Kuruppu CEO of Brandix College of Clothing Technology and Professor of Fashion and Textiles – RMIT was the Chief Guest of the ICBM 2015.

The ICBM 2015 was chaired by Dr. Wasantha Perera, Dr. Lalith Chandralal and Dr. Duminda Kuruppuarachi and conference co-secretaries were Ms. Thilini Saparamadu and Ms. Sachittra Somasiri. The key events of ICBM 2015 were the Industry Forum Session, Industry Based Case Study Session, the Academic Research Session and the Higher Degree Research (HDR) Symposium. The two-day conference – inauguration and the Industry Forum was held on 7 December at the BMICH, whilst the Academic Research Session, Industry-based Case Study Session and the HDR Symposium were held on 8 December at the university premises.

View Papers: http://ssrn.com/link/12th-ICBM-2015.html
EMS 2015 Conference Resources URL: http://www.icbmusjp.org/

Share