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ICBC 2021

International Conference
on Business & Commerce

Striving for a Better Normal


November 2627, 2021


Organized by

Hailey College of Commerce

University of the Punjab

Lahore, Pakistan

About ICBC 2021

ICBC-2021 represents a platform to bring together researchers from around the world in a productive, invigorating, friendly and dynamic environment.

The event is organized by Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab in the beautiful city of Lahore which is famous for its  historical heritage and spectacular gardens. The theme of the conference is “Striving for a better normal” which is based on the idea that the economic spectrum in post Covid-19 situation require strategies that would enable world economies to cope up with novel challenges created due to pandemic. As we are going through the transition process of various waves of Covid-19, the emerging issues related to the health and safety, supply chain, workforce, cash flow, consumer demand, sales, and revenue generation demand greater focus on innovative solutions. This is because we are emerging in a very different world compared to the one before the outbreak.

ICBC-2021 invites the submission of research papers and abstracts. The conference will provide an opportunity to the researchers academicians, industrialists, and corporate managers to internationally share their research to outline a practical approach for resolving issues of Post-Covid19 business scenarios.

The ICBC-2021 features Physical Participation Poster Competition, and Virtual Participation Further, a tour of Lahore city will be arranged.

All full paper submissions will be peer- reviewed and evaluated based on originality, research depth, accuracy and relevance to conference themes and topics.

Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar
University of the Punjab

The worthy Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar (SI) will grace the inaugural session of ICBC-2021.

Prof. Dr. Zulfqar Ahmad
Hailey College of Commerce

Prof. Dr. Mubbsher Munawar Khan
Hailey College of Commerce

Dr. Sadia Farooq

Conference Secretary
Assistant Professor
Hailey College of Commerce

The ICBC-2021 invites full papers or abstracts of impactful and conceptual research work. The conference aims (but not restricted) to focus on the following research areas:

  • Pandemic: Lessons and Takeaways Going Forward
  • Digitalization and Industrial Revolution 4.0
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Going Green
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Accounting Practices and Challenges
  • Financial Regulation and Supervision
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Contemporary Marketing Practices
  • Contemporary Business Environment
  • Human Resource and Strategic Management
  • Machine Learning for Business Research
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Fintech and Regtech
  • Banking and Finance
  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology
  • Supply Chain and Total Quality Management

  • Business Education and Financial Literacy
  • Economic Development and Financial Inclusion
  • Corporate and Microfinance
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Economic and Political Issues
  • Techniques and Challenges in Business Research
  • Project and Operations Management
  • Ecommerce
  • Corporate Governance
  • Virtual Reality in Emerging Economy

Publication Opportunities

The abstracts of all the presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected full papers will be allowed to be published in the following journals as per different review procedures:

  • Impact Factor

  • Scopus Indexed

  • HECRecognized Journals

Conference Fee

Local Participants:                   Rs 3000

HCC Students:                          Rs 2000

PreConference Workshops: Rs 500

International Participants:     USD 100

Important Dates

Full Paper/Abstract Submission Deadline: November 08, 2021

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: Within 7 Days

Early Bird Registration (20% off): November 05, 2021

Last Date for Payment: November 10, 2021

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