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18th ICESS

January 4, 2020 - January 5, 2020

18th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences

Conference aims to provide a platform to scholars, academicians, practitioners, and business managers to share their valuable knowledge and experience with each other in the context of changing economic and social settings. The objective of the conference is to bring people from the academia and business world closer so that they can share the latest developments in the fields of business, economics, development studies and social sciences. Contributors can submit their papers as an email attachment: [email protected], [email protected] in doc or docx format. Please do mention the name of the conference at the time of submission.

Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities:

Accepted papers will be considered for publication in international peer-reviewed journals (Indexed in SCOPUS, ProQuest and IBSS) if desired by the contributors.

  • Universal Journal of Education Research (SCOPUS)
  • Pacific Business Review International (ESCI)
  • Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences (HEC X)
  • Journal of Management Sciences (HEC Y)
  • Journal of Education Sciences (HEC Y)
Keynote Speakers

Prof Dr Alexandru Trifu
World Champion (Twice) in Humanistic Science (Transhumance)
PhD in Economics
Director of the Department of Economic Studies
University Petre Andrei, Iasi, Romania


Prof Dr Syed Umar Farooq
PhD in Business Administration
Dean of Research
Abasyn University, Peshawar, Pakistan

Call for Papers

Conference invites work in the form of the research paper, conceptual paper, and technical report addressing the timely issues and developments in economics, education, information management, business, development studies, social sciences and public administration. We welcome both theoretical and empirical papers in but not limited to the subjects of:

Economics Social Sciences Public Administration
Micro & Macro Economics History Fiscal Administration
Public Management Politics Legal & Ethical Environment
Financial Economics Languages Community Development
Development Economics Education Policy Planning & Analysis
Commerce Law Public Budgeting
Sustainable Development Anthropology Administration Behavior & Organization Theory
Entrepreneurship Sociology Human Resource Management
International Relations Psychology Political Development Process
Public Relations Hospitality & Tourism Labor Laws and Relations

Paper Submission

All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer review and will be assessed by the reviewers based on quality, originality and relevance. Papers will be reviewed and feedback will be given to authors as soon as possible to complete the review process within one month. Authors should write and format their manuscript according to author guidelines. Accepted papers will be published in the refereed conference proceedings. Authors are invited to submit full-text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Contributors can submit their papers as an email attachment: [email protected], [email protected] in doc or docx format.

Paper Presentation

Participants have to prepare a brief power point presentation of their accepted work in English language. However, a parallel session can be arranged for the presenters who would like to present in the local language. Each presenter will be allocated 15-20 minutes time for the presentation. Participants who will register in absentia can make an online presentation.

Best Paper Award
Best paper in each session will be awarded Best Paper Certificate. Best papers will be notified by the session chair at the end of each session of the conference. All the best papers will be published in journals if desired by the authors.

Important Dates


Particulars Date
Abstract or Full Paper Submission October 30, 2019
Notification of Acceptance November 5, 2019
Last Date of Early Bird Registration November 25, 2019
Final/Revised Paper Submission December 16, 2019
Last Date of Regular Registration December 16, 2019
Conference Dates January 4-5, 2020

All attending conference participants must pay the registration fee. For each paper, at least one author must attend and pay the registration fee to be included in the conference proceedings. However, author can register in absentia if unable to attend the conference. One author can submit more than one paper and need to pay an additional registration fee for each additional paper. In case the paper is multi-authored and more than one author will attend the conference, each attending author needs to register separately.

Early Bird Registration Fee Regular Registration Fee
First Paper Additional Paper First Paper Additional Paper
Author Delegates 300 US$ 150 US$ 350 US$ 200 US$
Student Delegates 200 US$ 100 US$ 250 US$ 150 US$
Members of AMH 250 US$ 150 US$ 300 US$ 150 US$
Other Delegates (Listener) 250 US$ 300 US$
Virtual Presentation 150 US$ 200 US$

Note: Registration fee is non-refundable, exclusive of bank charges and can be paid in equivalent AED or USD. Contributor(s) can submit fee through bank transfer or credit card.

All non-member delegates can pay registration fee of IFRDs Members by adding USD100 in the registration fee of Members of IFRDs and hence become Members.

Registration fee includes: Conference attendance, daily tea breaks, luncheon and publication of accepted papers in the refereed conference proceedings. Registration fee does not include hotel accommodation, transport and Journal Publication Fee. Participants have to arrange visa on their own.

Note: It is pertinent to mention here that the conference organizers do not provide accommodation. We suggest you make an early reservation at any nearby hotel.

Virtual Presentation

IFRDs is now accepting virtual presentations. Authors can present their paper online for this conference.

Conference Proceedings

We will publish both full paper and abstract book double-blind peer-reviewed conference proceedings with ISSN 2307-7549 (CD-ROM). Authors have the choice to opt for any of the available options. Refereed conference proceedings will be included in each conference registrant’s packet. Participants can collect their conference packet from the registration desk on the day of the conference.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at Ramada Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Room Rates: Superior room Single/Twin Baht 1,900 net per room per night

Hotel Address:
Ramada by Wyndham D’MA Bangkok
1091/388 New Petchburi Road, Soi 33,
Makkasan, Bangkok 10400 Thailand
Tel. : +66 (0)2 650 0288 ext.7305, +66 (090) 789 53 61
Fax : +66 (0)2 650 0241
Website : http://www.ramada-bkk.com

Note: It is pertinent to mention here that the conference organizers do not provide accommodation. We suggest you to make an early reservation at Ramada Hotel or any nearby hotel.

Organizing Committee


Prof Dr Alexandru Trifu, PhD, University Petre Andrei, Iasi, Romania
Prof Dr Hermann Gruenwald, PhD, Burapha University International College, Thailand
Dr Ayhan Kapusuzoglu, PhD, Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey
Prof Dr Johan de Jager, PhD, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Dr Katalin Jackel, PhD, Budapest Business School, Budapest, Hungary
Prof Dr Pratibha Samson Gaikwad, PhD, Shivaji University of Pune, India
Prof Dr Chux Gervase Iwu, PhD, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
Dr Somnath Sen, PhD., University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Dr Saqib Muneer, PhD, University of Hail, Saudi Arabia
Dr Muhammad Azhar Khan, PhD, Hafr Al Batin University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr Wei-Bin Zhang, PhD, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
Dr Boubker Sbihi, PhD, I-Shcool ESI, Rabat, Morocco


January 4, 2020
January 5, 2020
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