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7th Annual Research Symposium in Business and Economics
The Seventh Annual Research Symposium in Business and
Economics is organized by and hosted at the School of Business Administration
of American University of Sharjah.
Building on the success of prior symposiums, organized by
the UAE University in 2009, American University of Sharjah in 2010, Abu Dhabi
University in 2011, UAE University in 2012, American University of Sharjah in
2013, and UAE University in 2014, this year's symposium will be a great
opportunity to meet with colleagues and researchers from all over the world and
to be exposed to the latest research in business and economics. It will also be
exciting as it is synchronous with business and economics changes and
transitions occurring all over the world that raise many interesting research
You are cordially invited to submit papers in all areas of
accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, Islamic
business, management, management information systems, and marketing. The
submission deadline is Thursday, March 19, 2015. Please specify the track
(area) to which your manuscript is submitted in the subject line of your
Each submitted paper is peer reviewed and only accepted
papers will be presented. The criteria used to select papers for the symposium
include the importance of the research question, implications of the proposed
research, the quality of the research design, and the expected contribution of
the research to the literature. The review committee will select the best paper
in each track and awardees will receive a Best Paper Certificate.
You will be notified of the final decision regarding your
submission by Monday, April 13, 2015. Authors of accepted papers will be
assigned to discuss a paper. Attendance of the event is free, but the
confirmation of your participation will be required by Sunday, April 19, 2015.
In addition to paper presentations and discussions, this
symposium will include a panel discussion on sovereign wealth funds and
sustainable development by leading professionals and reputable researchers.
Submission deadline: Thursday, March 19, 2015
Notification date: Monday, April 13, 2015
Confirmation of attendance deadline: Sunday, April 19, 2015
Send papers to: [email protected]
The 7th Annual Research Symposium in Business and Economics will be held on May 13, 2015 at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE and Ruler of Sharjah, who envisioned the university as a leading educational institution in the Gulf region. AUS is an independent, non-profit coeducational institution. AUS is a leading comprehensive coeducational university in the Gulf, serving students from the region and around the world.
Sharjah is a city of learning and the arts, as confirmed by its 1998 UNESCO designation as the Cultural Capital of the Arab World. This context facilitates the university's intention to be an academic center at the intersection of ancient cultural traditions and contemporary intellectual currents. The city of Sharjah is home to more than 20 museums with splendid collections of artifacts and art as well as exhibits on science and natural history. Sharjah also host many cultural festivals, educational conferences, fairs and economic expositions. These resources permit the university to broaden students' formal education in a way not possible elsewhere in the region.
For AUS map and directions, please click here.
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon entry: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland (Netherlands), Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vatican City.
Citizens of other countries will require a visa to enter the United Arab Emirates. If you are flying to the UAE using Emirates Airlines or Air Arabia, the airline can get you the necessary visa if you make the request in advance.
If you elect to apply for a visa at the UAE embassy in your country, we will be glad to provide you with any supporting documents that you may need. Please contact [email protected].
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