New York International Business and Social Science Research Conference (NYIBSRC) 2017
Dates: 14-16 April 2017
Venue: Hilton Garden, Long Island City, New York, USA
Abstract Submission Deadline: 5 April 2017
Broad Conference Theme: Improve Research Skills by Collaboration and Networking

Sydney International Business Research Conference
New York International Business and Social Science Research Conference (NYIBSRC) 2017 aims to provide an opportunity to academics and practitioners around the world to discuss and share the contemporary issues of business and social science research. The proposed conference provides an outlet for high quality research in all areas of accounting, CSR, finance, economics, econometrics, education, information technology, Islamic finance and Sharia, law, management, marketing, social business and multidisciplinary.
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The broad theme of the conference is ‘Collaboration and Networking’. Australian Academy of Business Leadership (AABL) recognises the importance of ‘Collaboration and Networking’ to promote Publication Excellence.
  • Professor Dr. Francisco F. Coronel, Hampton University, USA
  • Professor Dr Asadullah Shah, International Islamic University of Malaysia
  • Professor Dr Mohamad Ali Abdul-Hamid, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Professor Dr Tony Fang, Memorial University, Canada
  • Associate Professor Dr Andrew Banasiewicz, Boston University, USA
  • Dr Balsam A. Mustafa, University Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Malaysia
  • Dr Jamalludin Helmi Hashim, University of Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Malaysia
  • Dr George B. Tawadros, RMIT University, Australia
  • Dr Nirmala Dorasamy, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
  • Dr Sa'id Adekunle Mikail, International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance, Malaysia
  • Dr Lili Zhao, Massey University, New Zealand
The conference welcomes empirical research as well as theoretical/conceptual research papers having potential for field applications and in-depth literature reviews. Broadly defined, but not limited to, tracks of the conference are:
  • Accounting: Contemporary accounting issues, such as auditing, accounting education, accounting history, accounting regulation, accounting policies and estimates, accounting information systems, carbon accounting, earnings management, environmental accounting, financial reporting, forensic and investigative accounting, fraud and anti-bribery, management accounting, international financial reporting standards (IFRS), public sector accounting, taxation.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Contemporary issues of CSR, CSR and business ethics, CSR and business sustainability, CSR and consumers, CSR and corporate performance, CSR and corporate governance, CSR and human rights, CSR and political economy, social and sustainable marketing, CSR and communications, CSR and role of government, global governance and corporate responsibility, CSR and triple bottom line.
  • Finance and Banking: Asset pricing, banking, behavioural finance, bond markets, business valuation, capital markets, carbon finance, corporate finance, derivatives and derivatives markets, dividend policy, financial institutions, financial markets and instruments, globalisation and integration, green finance, international banking, international finance, insurance, investment and risk management, lending decisions and lending policy, merger and acquisition, money and monetary policy, micro finance, options and futures, public finance, public sector financial management, regulatory framework (e. g. Basel III), small business finance, stock markets and venture and venture capital.
  • Economics: Agribusiness, agricultural and resource economics, applied economics, economic development and growth, economic policy and rural development, economic regulations, energy economics, environmental and natural resource economics, financial economics, health economics, history of economic thoughts, industrial economics, international economics, institutional and ecological economics, Islamic economics, knowledge economy, labour economics, micro and macroeconomics, population economics, transport economics, urban and regional economics.
  • Econometrics: Applied statistics, biostatistics, correlation and regression, decision theory, items response theory, longitudinal models, meta-analysis, multivariate method, multilevel models, multivariate statistics, structural equation modelling, quantitative methods, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, Stochastic Processes testing after pre-test.
  • Education: Competency based assessment, collaborative Learning, curriculum development and pedagogy, distance learning, e-learning, self-regulated learning, student assessment, teaching innovation, teaching methodologies and pedagogies, teaching strategies and research in business ethics education, teaching strategies and research in international business education, curriculum design/teaching strategies in operations management education and vocational learning.
  • Information Technology: Data modelling and mining, database management systems, digital and social media, digital divide, digital future, e-commerce, information and communication studies, information technology and knowledge management, internet banking, multimedia performance and management, telecommunication and telecommunication policy, web development.
  • Islamic Finance and Sharia: Islamic bond, the impact of Basel III on Islamic Finance practice, Corporate Governance in Islamic Financial institutions, Innovation in Islamic finance, instruments issues and development in Islamic Finance, financial markets in Islamic Finance, investment strategy and portfolio in Islamic Finance, risk management in Islamic Finance, social responsibility in Islamic Finance, sustainability and competitiveness in Islamic Finance.
  • Law: Banking law, business law, comparative legal system, constitutional law, corporate law, consumer law, criminal law, energy law, environmental law, international law, human rights law, Islamic and Sharia law, legal history, maritime law, mercantile law.
  • Management: Business ethics, business strategy, conflict management, corporate governance, corporate intellectual capital reporting, corporate venturing, cross cultural studies, human resource management, innovation, strategic theories of the firm, operations management, organisational behaviour, international business, sports management, strategic management, leadership, management, performance measurement in the public sector, stakeholder engagement, voluntary disclosure.
  • Marketing: General marketing, business marketing, consumer behaviour, international marketing, marketing management, market orientation, services marketing, retail marketing, social marketing, strategic marketing and supply chain management.
  • Social Business: Prospects and challenges of social business, social business and innovation, social business and law, social business and social media, social entrepreneurship, social government, social innovation, social marketing. Roundtables/workshops on social business are also expected.
  • Multidisciplinary: Anthropology, climate change, cross-cultural and regional studies, development studies, diversity and social issues, history, human rights, linguistics, entrepreneurship, hospitality and aviation, journalism, international trade, international relations, leadership development, library science, natural resources management policy, operations research, political economy, political science, public administration, renewable energy, real estate, research methodology, rural politics and policy, sociology, psychology, strategic leadership, tourism, women and gender issues.
Dr. Francisco F. Coronel

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - DR FRANCISCO F. CORONEL

Dr. Francisco F. Coronel is a Professor of Business Administration and Marketing at Hampton University Business School, Hampton University, Virginia USA. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA; Master in Mathematical Statistics and Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, New York, USA and PhD Degree in Marketing from Herman C. Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, Indiana, USA. In addition to his current academic position as a Professor of Business Administration and Marketing at Hampton University, he worked at many other universities e.g. National University of Engineering, Peru; City University of New York, USA; University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada; Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Canada; Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada; Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; University of Cincinnati, USA; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Illinois Institute of Technology, USA; Loyola Marymount University, USA; University of California-Davis, USA; University of Southern Europe, Monaco; Madrid Business School, Spain; International University of Monaco, University of Maryland, USA. He published in international journals and presented papers at number of international conferences.

CHAIR-DR MIRELA MALIN

CONFERENCE CHAIR-DR MIRELA MALIN

Dr Mirela Malin is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Griffith University Gold Coast Campus specialising in teaching Corporate Finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Bachelor of International Finance (Honours) and PhD from Griffith University. Her research interest is focused in the area of higher education teaching as well as behavioural finance. Her investigation in how technology has influenced teaching in higher education and how blended learning techniques have been used to enhance student learning outcomes has attracted invitations to present at blended learning symposiums and international teaching conferences. She has completed postgraduate studies in higher education, acted as a reviewer for conferences and journals, and has been awarded a faculty Learning and Teaching Citation (2010),Griffith Award for Excellence in Teaching (Highly Commended in 2013), and (Winner in 2016) for her teaching achievements. Currently she holds the position of Director of Learning and Teaching in the Department of Accounting Finance and Economics in the Griffith Business School. Dr Mirela Malin’s finance research has contributed to enhance the body of knowledge in the area of return predictability.Her behavioural finance research investigating price continuation and reversals arising from overreaction or under reaction in the market has provided significant contribution to the industry through its applicability in the superannuation sector, managed funds, portfolio and asset allocation. Her publications include articles in the Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Accounting Research Journal and JASSA among others.
Abstract Due 5 April 2017
Notification of Acceptance 7 April 2017
Full Paper Submission Deadline (optional) 7 April 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline 20 January 2017
Late Registration Deadline 9 April 2017
Conference Dates 14-16 April 2017
Registration Type Early Bird Regular
Academic and Industry Delegate US$ 450 US$ 475
Student Delegate US$ 390 US$ 440
Group Registration (total for 5 members) US$ 1,750 US$ 2,000
Group Registration- Student (total for 5 members) US$ 1,500 US$ 1,750
Registration for Co-Author of the Same Paper or Observer US$ 325 US$ 350
Registration for additional paper by the same author US$ 100 US$ 100
Conference Dinner US$ 50 US$ 50
Full fees terms and conditions can be found at Registration and Payment area below. International currency is United States Dollar. To make a payment, please visit our REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT menu above.

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

New York International Business and Social Science Research Conference (NYIBSRC) 2017 invites submissions of abstracts/full papers that provide insights into key research issues. Submissions should be uploaded as MS Word (doc or docx) file format either at ‘Paper Submission’ page of the conference website or by e-mail to conference.sydney@aabl.com.au
Your submission for abstract should be ordered under the following headings:
  • Title Page*
  • Abstract Page
    1. Title of the paper
    2. Introduction (which will include background/motivation/rationale of the study)
    3. Literature review/research gap
    4. Research method
    5. Findings, conclusions
    6. Theoretical and practitioner implications
    7. Limitations
    8. Reference list
* The title page will provide the title of the paper (bold caps, centred alignment), detail of corresponding author and all the authors (such as names, affiliations and email address for general correspondence in the footnote format. Please underline the author(s) name(s) who will be making the presentation (in the case of multiple authors).
  • Other details of paper preparation are provided below:
  • File format: File should be MS Word (doc or docx) file format. No PDF format paper will be accepted
  • Abstract Length: 300 words ( excluding reference list).
  • Font size and type: 12 font size, ‘Times New Roman.
  • Margins: 2.54 cm margins all round
  • Keywords: List up to 5 keywords or terms
  • One person can submit a maximum of four papers.
  • Abstract submission guidelines is here.
  • Abstract template is here.
  • Title page for your submission is here.
  • Full paper submission guidelines is here.

REVIEW PROCESS

Contributions will go through a double blind review process. Acceptance or rejection notification will be e-mailed within 1 week of submission.If you do not hear from us within one week, please send an email to conference secretariat at conference.ny@aabl.com.au or conference.aabl@gmail.com

PAPER PRESENTATION

Each presenter is scheduled for a total of 20 minutes (nominally a 15 minute presentation and 5 minutes discussion). The PowerPoint slides should not exceed 30 slides in total. Please bring your Power Point presentation slides during the day of your presentation in a USB/flash drive.

SUBMISSION FOR NYIBSRC 2017

Conference Date: 14-16 April 2017

To make a submission to NYIBSRC 2017, please follow one of the following steps below:

Step 1: SUBMIT BY EMAIL

  • Please follow the abstract submission guidelines which can be found here.
  • Please follow the full paper submission guidelines which can be found here.
  • Download and use the abstract template which can be found here.
  • If you are not following the abstract template, you can submit your own formatted abstract along with the title page for your submission which can be found here by email to: Conference.NY@aabl.com.au.

Conference proceedings based on the accepted abstracts of the registered participants will be prepared and published online, with ISBN 978-0-9946029-3-0, one week before the conference.

In our online proceedings, you have the choice to include your full paper if the full paper will be received before 2 weeks before the conference. If you want your full paper to be included after this date, there will be an admin processing fee of $50. To be included in online proceeding, a full paper must strictly adhere to author guidelines. Please note once a paper will be uploaded to online conference proceedings, it cannot be revised or removed. If you still want to submit a request for any compliance requirement, there will be an admin processing fee of $50.

  • Australian Academy of Business Leadership (AABL) Journals: All accepted full papers of the registered participants to the conference (and subsequent changes/corrections after review) will be published in the following journals published by AABL on a complimentary basis (without any charge):
  • Australasian Centre for Research and Development (ACRD) Journals: The accepted full papers of the registered participants to the conference, which cannot be accommodated in AABL journals, will be published (subject to changes/subsequent corrections after review) in the following journals published by ACRD (an AABL Partner) on a complimentary basis (without any charge):
    • Australian Journal of Accounting, Economics and Finance (AJAEF) (www.ajaef.net.au)
    • Australasian Journal of Business, Social Science and Information Technology (AJBSSIT) (www.ajbssit.net.au)
    • Australasian Journal of Islamic Finance and Business (AJIFB) (www.ajifb.net.au)
    • Australasian Journal of Law, Ethics and Governance (AJLEG) (www.ajleg.net.au)
    • Australia and New Zealand Journal of Social Business, Environment and Sustainability (ANJSBES) (www.anjsbes.net.au)
  • Scopus Indexed Journals: All papers presented at the conference will also be solicited for publications in the following Scopus indexed journals:
After presenting your paper to the conference, you can submit your revised paper to a respective journal. All paper submitted to AABL or ACRD journals will be professionally edited before publishing. Scopus indexed journals will follow their own publication policy.
  • Best Paper Awards (value USD300 or equivalent) and Best Student Paper Awards (value US$200 or equivalent) from several tracks will be conferred at the conference. In order to qualify for an award, the author must submit a full paper to the conference and it must be presented at the conference. The authors of best papers will also get certificates.
  • Participants can also enjoy a range of benefits, e.g. getting a fellow membership of AABL, which will allow them to enjoy a 10% discount on any future AABL event.

General Information

  • All fees are quoted in United State dollars.
  • Registrations and payments can be made immediately after paper acceptance notification.
  • It is essential for all conference delegates to register. If you have co-authors in your paper and they also want attend the conference, they will also need to register.
  • Registered delegates can attend all sessions and keynote presentations.
  • Registration includes will include arrival tea/coffee, morning and afternoon tea/coffee and packet/buffet type lunch for both days.
  • Registered delegates will receive sponsors promotional materials (if any).
  • You can download the registration form here.

Research students

  • Research students will enjoy a discounted price (as per fees schedule) to attend the conference.

Registration and Payments

  • TO MAKE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT PLEASE VISIT REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MENU (you may be redirected to a third party payment gateway.
  • All payments must be paid in full prior to the conference.
  • A confirmation email along with a tax invoice will be issued after receiving the payment in full.
  • Please refer to the 'User Manual for Registration and Payments' here.
If you have submitted your paper through your online account system, please Login to your account to complete your REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation request of registration will attract a 100% cancellation administration fees. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person in your organisation, if advised in writing no later than 2 weeks before the conference.

The participants will have to make their own accommodation. Though the conference secretariat will not take any responsibility about accommodation, the secretariat can suggest the following budget hotels in New York:

Hilton Garden Inn
29-21 41st Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, USA
Website:http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hilton-garden-inn-new-york-long-island-city-manhattan-view-ISPICGI/index.html

This is the conference hotel as well

You can save money if you please book by visiting the hotel’s webpage. If you are unable to book form hotel’s web page, you can conveniently book your accommodation by using online booking service provider e.g. www.tripadvisor.com.au, select date, the search result will show price through www.booking.com, www.wotif.com, www.expedia.com.au or www.agoda.com.au and see which provider gives you best price. A credit card will require to secure a booking through these websites.

Please send your inquiry related to hotel booking directly to the respective hotel.

You can also visit the website www.airbnb.com.au to make your accommodation booking. This website is helpful, if you want to book a house in New York.

Day 1: Friday, 14 April 2017

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Self guided pre conference tour in New York

Day 2: Saturday, 15 April 2017

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Dinner, meet the editor and research networking meeting (attendance optional)
8:30 PM Close for the day

Day 3: Sunday, 16 April 2017

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration, arrival tea/coffee and networking (Registration desk will remain open until 2:00 PM)
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Opening speech by Conference Chair
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Speech by President, Australian Academy of Business Leadership
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Speech by Vice President, Australian Academy of Business Leadership, Australia
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote speech
10:00 AM Break for tea/coffee and networking
10:30 AM –12:30 PM Concurrent Session-1
12:30 PM Break for lunch and networking
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Session-2
3:30 PM Break for tea/coffee and networking
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Concurrent Session-3

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Concurrent Session-1A (Room 1) Concurrent Session-1B (Room 2)
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Break for lunch and networking
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Session-2A (Room 1) Concurrent Session-2B (Room 2)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Break for afternoon tea/coffee and networking
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Concurrent Session-3A (Room 1) Concurrent Session-3B (Room 2)
We will post the final conference program 1 week before the conference

ABOUT NEW YORK

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and an attractive tourist destination in Australia. It is located on Australia's south-east coast along the Tasman Sea, and surrounds one of the world's largest natural harbours. For more information about Sydney please click on the following links:New York is the most populous city in the United States. New York City consists of five boroughs, each of which is a separate county of New York State. The five boroughs are: Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island . Home to the Empire State Building, Times Square, Statue of Liberty and other iconic sites, New York City is a fast-paced, globally influential centre of art, culture, fashion and finance. The city’s 5 boroughs sit where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean, with the island borough of Manhattan at the “Big Apple's" core. For more information about New York please click on the following links:
http://www.nyc.gov/
http://www.nycgo.com/
http://www.newyork.com/ http://www.nycgo.com/must-see-nyc

GETTING THERE

If you are travelling from overseas, depending on the airline and your choice, you will be arriving at either John F. Kennedy International Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport. You have a few choices to arrive at conference venue:
  1. You can catch a taxi that will take you directly to conference venue.
  2. You can catch a train from airport that will take you directly to nearest subway (train station). The nearest train subway station is Queens Plaza. You can collect a New York subway (train network) map from any subway station.

CONFERENCE VENUE

The conference hotel is located at the following address:

Hilton Garden Inn

29-21 41st Avenue, Long Island City, New York, 11101, USA

TRAVEL INSURANCE

It is the responsibility of delegate's to arrange their own travel insurance. The conference does not solicit or have any arrangements with any companies on this matter. The following links are provided for information only: www.travelinsuranceweb.com.au Please discuss with your travel agent in your own country about your travel insurance before you fly.

AABL knows the importance of its conference sponsors, and looks forward to building a strong relationship with them through the promotion of the sponsoring organisations.

Download the sponsorship here.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: CONFERENCE MANAGER at Conference.NY@aabl.com.au You can also visit the Frequently Asked Questions and Answers here.
The information contained in this page is correct at the time of preparation. The Conference Secretariat reserves the right to change activities, topics, and speakers/presenters as and when necessary. The Conference Secretariat will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from any action based on the information contained herein.

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