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Bremen Research Centre of Universitat Bremen, Germany and Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad are jointly organizing 6th CUST International Business Research Conference to be held on 19th & 20th October 2017. The theme of the conference is “Emerging Business Opportunities in the Region with Focus on CPEC”.

Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH was founded in July 1981 as one of the first affiliated institutes of the University of Bremen. Roughly 23,000 people are currently active as students, teachers, researchers, or employees of the University of Bremen. It has become one of the Germany’s eleven top universities of excellence. It is the science center of Northern Germany, renowned for its strengths in sciences, engineering disciplines, humanities and social sciences.

 

Furthermore, the BIBA is involved in one DFG- funded collaborative research center at the University of Bremen, in the Bremen Research Cluster for Dynamics in Logistics (LogDynamics), and in the International Graduate School for Dynamics in Logisics.

Capital University of Science & Technology is established by a federal charter and vested with the authority to award degrees at various levels in all disciplines. As per CUST Act, it is a comprehensive Institution which can have faculties including, but not limited to, Engineering, Medicines, Natural Sciences, Management, Computing, Humanities and Arts. Currently, CUST has three Faculties: Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Computing and Faculty of Management and Social Sciences.

To ensure the acceptability of our graduates in local as well as in foreign institutions, the University has adopted a widely accepted semester system and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in compliance to the international norms and standards. Further, our academic programs are accredited by the respective accreditation bodies of the country. Research is another area of prime importance at CUST. Research and Development are the crucial tools which countries use to transform their developing economies into developed nations.

The advanced degree programs in Banking and Finance, Computer Science and Management Information Systems, prepare young men and women to meet the challenges of the new millennium.


Conference Overview

6th CUST International Business Research Conference is a two day event jointly organized by two world’s renowned institutions Bremen University, Germany and Capital University, Pakistan. The conference will encourage seminars and invited talks between academic experts, entrepreneurs and specialists from the corporate world based on their perspective on the main theme. There will be 3 workshops on “Publishing in Leading Business and Management Journals”, M-Plus & AMOS and a workshop on Logistics.

The main theme of the conference is “Emerging Business Opportunities in the Region with Focus on CPEC”. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor is opening attractive opportunities for investment emerging from economic cooperation between the two rising powers of Asia! With widespread roads, railways, ports, and energy infrastructure being laid down, businessmen all around Pakistan are finding new avenues that are worth their money & time.

 

The Corridor is yielding enhanced connectivity and power to the otherwise diverted and energy hungry economic centers of Pakistan with many projects having entered their realization phase, and many more being developed on fast track as part of the Early Harvest Project, multiple business opportunities across the value chains of industry are said to open up. Thus, 6th CIBRC will provide a platform for the academic experts, entrepreneurs and practitioners from the corporate world to exchange their ideas in order to capitalize full benefits from CPEC.

Researchers from all over the world are invited to present their research work and get valuable feedback from experts. The best paper selected after thorough review process would be published in Jinnah Business Review (JBR), ISSN: 2070-0296. The conference invites academic papers, practitioner papers, student papers and research in progress (PhD proposals etc.).


Submission Guidelines

Scholars, practitioners and students are invited to email their abstracts in word format, with their full names, addresses, affiliating institutions, author’s brief profile and passport-size photographs by July 14th, 2017 to the conference chair, through website address: http://www.cust.edu.pk/cibrc & cibrc@cust.edu.pk. The submitted abstracts will undergo a rigorous double blind peer review process. Authors whose abstracts get selected will be informed through email. Authors of the accepted abstracts will be required to send their full papers by Aug 14th, 2017. The selected papers will be reviewed by the conference committee and the authors will be notified by Sep 18th, 2017. All of the research work should be original; not previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere, neither in journals, nor books. Papers should be submitted via conference website & should follow the requisite format.

  • Please submit your abstracts via email to: cibrc@cust.edu.pk in word format not exceeding 500 words in English Language only.
  • The title of the paper must be bold and underlined and the name of the author/authors may be placed below the title of the abstract (not bold, not underlined and not in italics) in Times New Roman font (11pt), both must be centered.
  • Please mark margins of at least 1 inch on all sides, use Times New Roman font (11pt) and italicize the abstract and leave a line at the end.
  • Full-length papers should not exceed 25 double-spaced pages; working papers, case-studies, seminar papers and student papers should not exceed 10 pages; proposals and business plans should not exceed 5 pages; poster presentations should not exceed 2 pages.
  • Cover page should indicate the title of paper, the name of authors and affiliating institutions.

Call for Paper

Theme: Emerging Business Opportunities in the Region with Focus on CPEC

Research Domain

  • Economics & Development Economics
  • Logistics & Production Management
  • Marketing & Entrepreneurship
  • Technology & Project Management
  • Other Disciplines



  • Accounting & Finance
  • HRM & Organizational Behavior
  • Engineering Managementt
  • International Business

Send Manuscript

Paper Submission

Please read submission guidelines before submitting your manuscript

Manuscript Submission Email

cibrc@cust.edu.pk

For Further Details

Dr. Shazia Akhtar
Conference Chair
Department of Management and Social Sciences, CUST
Phone # +92-51-111-555-666   ext 195
Email:cibrc@cust.edu.pk


Organizing Committee

Dr. Shazia Akhtar

Conference Chair

Mr. Umar Toor

Conference Secretary

Mr. Kamran Javed

Conference Secretariat Member

Ms. Bizza Zainab

Conference Secretariat Member

Ms. Aqsa Anum

Conference Secretariat Member

Mr. Haris Azhar

Conference Secretariat Member

Author's Schedule

Abstract/ PhD Proposal Submission July 14, 2017
Last Date for Submission of Full Paper Aug 14, 2017
Acceptance of Paper/ PhD Proposal Sept 18, 2017
Last Date for Conference Registration Oct 01, 2017
Submission of Presentation Oct 10, 2017
Conference Date Oct 19 & 20, 2017
Note: An early submission will be highly appreciated

Contact Us

Dr. Shazia Akhtar

Conference Chair, CIBRC17
Office No. 116, 1st Floor, D-Block, CUST
Landline :+92-51-111-555-666 Ext.  195
Mobile :+92-312-733-4330
Email:cibrc@cust.edu.pk


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Venue

The conference will be held on the campus of Capital University of Science & Technology Islamabad. CUST is a federally chartered university & its programs are accredited by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. It offers high quality education in various disciplines including business management, social sciences, computer sciences, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering & civil engineering. CUST has always encouraged intellectual contribution by taking various initiatives to institutionalize research & knowledge generation. Faculty of Management & Social Sciences offers MS & PhD degrees in Human Resource Management, Finance, Marketing & Project Management. CUST graduates are placed in various reputed institutions &are contributing in academics & research domains. Faculty of Management & Social Sciences continues to establish stronger research linkages with academia throughout the world.