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CALL FOR PAPERS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION, INNOVATION AND GOVERNANCE IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

February 6, 2019 - February 8, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION, INNOVATION AND GOVERNANCE IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

VENUE: Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls

The conference on sustainable economic transformation, innovation and governance is organised by Midlands State University, Zimbabwe.  The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers from around the globe, to present and discuss issues to do with sustainable development, social and economic development, entrepreneurship, financial innovation, financial inclusion, anti corruption initiatives and governance. The emphasis of the conference will be on premium quality, theoretical as well as applied research on issues relating to contemporary development issues, innovation and business in digital environments and corruption and governance issues as well as other emerging trends in the current operating environment. The conference will focus (not exclusively) on the following:

Economic Transformation

Financial inclusion for economic growth, contemporary economic development issues in low to middle income economies, sustainable development and poverty alleviation through tourism, development and growth of SMEs, Retail and logistics in SMEs

Innovation

ICT for resource constrained environments, digital marketing, digital economies

Governance

Anti corruption and governance in Africa, Corporate governance in developing economies

PhD students’ symposium

All conference themes related papers from PhD students will be considered and selected for presentation at the symposium.  Best papers presented at the symposium will be awarded prizes.

Submission dates

Abstracts of between 150-300 words should be submitted by 31 October 2018, to commerceconference@staff.msu.ac.zw

Acceptance process

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified through e-mail by 02 November 2018 and will be requested to submit full papers for presentation at the conference by 14 December 2018. All submissions should use Harvard style of referencing and be sent as an attachment to commerceconference@staff.msu.ac.zw. Deadline for registration is 4 January 2019.

Conference fees

International delegates fee……………………………..$350

Local delegates fee…………………………………….$150

PHD students with proof of registration………………..$90

Undergraduate students with proof of registration………$50

Corporates………………………………………………$150

N.B: The conference fee covers conference pack, teas and lunches during conference days.  Please note that the conference fee does not cover accommodation, dinner and transport.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Dr Zachary Tambudzai,

Secretariat Conference Organising Committee Chair

Midlands State University,

P Bag 9055,

Gweru, Zimbabwe

Email: commerceconference@staff.msu.ac.zw

Telephone: +263 716 800 126/ +263 778 641 461

 

 

Details

Start:
February 6, 2019
End:
February 8, 2019
Website:
www.msu.ac.zw/conference

Organizer

Midlands State University
Website:
www.msu.ac.zw

Venue

Elephant Hills Hotel
Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe+ Google Map