Theme: Research on Business : Entrepreneurship, eXcellence, Productivity, Organizational Performance1

1 Supporting EXPO-2020

Became a SponsorDates: 24th – 25th November 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)
Venue: University of Dubai, New Campus, Academic city, Al-Ruwayya-1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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  • Some 100 papers to be presented across 5 Tracks over 1.5 days
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • High profile plenary sessions
  • PhD & Graduate Workshops

Important Dates:

Paper/Extended Abstract Submission Starts: 29th March 2018
Paper/Extended Abstract Submission deadline: 30th September 2018
Notification of decision: 4 weeks after receipt of the paper
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Registration deadlines:

  Registration Deadline Registration fee
For All Faculty Visitors/Guests PhD & Graduate Students
Early bird Sunday – 30th Sep’ 2018 US$ 400 US$ 400 US$ 300
Regular Monday – 15th Oct’ 2018 US$ 600 US$ 600 US$ 400
Late Tuesday  – 30th Oct’ 2018 US$ 700 US$ 700 US$ 500

Conference Tracks:

Full-length research papers (within maximum of 8,000 words) or extended abstracts (of 500-2500 words), including empirical research, quantitative techniques, new models, practice-based research, case studies, and conceptual papers, are invited, in the following areas:

Track # Track areas
1 Entrepreneurship, Management, Leadership, Strategy, and HRM
2 Finance, Banking, Insurance, Accounting, Economics, Islamic Economy (Islamic Finance & Takaful, Halal Products and Service market - Retail Trade, Standards & Certifications;Tourism )
3 Marketing, Tourism, E-Commerce, Business Ethics, Operations, Supply Chain, Logistics Technology and Customs Management
4 LAW (Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, Financial Crimes and Money Laundering)
5 Big Data, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Innovation

This conference is organized by the Centre for Research & Consultancy at University of Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Academic Consortia of 21 universities in UAE, and AACSB/EQUIS accredited international universities. Selected top quality accepted papers will be published as conference proceedings if desired by the paper presenters. The 2017 year conference proceedings can be viewed at

Submission and Acceptance Notice

Please submit full papers or extended abstracts by 30th Sep. 2018 (please note that you can submit papers any time before this deadline) via online Please state the track number on the top of first page of your research manuscript. All submissions will go through double blind review process.Participants with accepted full papers or extended abstracts will be allowed to present at the conference. 

Paper/Abstract Templates

Full Paper - Click here do to download the Full paper template

Extended Abstract - Click here do to download the Extended Abstract template

Conference Proceedings

Full papers presented at the conference are eligible for publication in the conference proceedings. Presenters of extended abstracts can develop their extended abstract into a full paper and submit it to either the conference proceedings (within one month after the conference) or directly to the IRABML Journal for publication, subject to a further blind review process.

Best PhD Papers Award

This award will be announced for best PhD papers in each of the tracks and will be published in ICABML 2018 as conference proceedings. All awardees will receive full discount for the next conference.


Morning and afternoon snacks and hot lunch for 1.5 days will be served at the conference venue. Conference kits (e.g. writing pad and pen, printed program book and certificate) will be issued to all attendees, session chairs and designated discussants.

Conference Organizing Committee

  • Dr. Ajay Kumar
  • Prof. Ananth Rao
  • Dr. Arunprasad P
  • Prof. Belaid Rettab
  • Dr. Genanew B Worku
  • Dr. Geoffrey Gachino
  • Prof. Isaac Kwabena Otchere
  • Prof. Kamarul Zaman Bin Ahmad
  • Dr. Mohamed Osman
  • Dr. Mohammad Naqshbandi
  • Dr. Nasiruddeen Muhammad
  • Dr. Washika Saheem
  • Prof. Wathiq Mansoor

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University of Dubai

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Dubai - UAE
P. O. Box: 14143