13th International Knowledge Globalization Conference: A Multidisciplinary Conference
February 23-26, 2018
Venue: IUBAT (International University of Business, Agriculture and Technology), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Theme: Sustainable Development Goals- Success and Challenges
Organized by: IUBAT: International University of Business Agriculture and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh; Knowledge Globalization Institute, Boston, USA; Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Primeasia University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Why this Conference?
SDG, a part of a wider 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development, aims at ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The seventeen goals of SDG are: 1. No Poverty, 2. Zero Hunger, 3. Good Health and Well-being, 4. Quality Education, 5. Gender Equality, 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, 7. Affordable and Clean Energy, 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth, 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 10. Reduced Inequality, 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12. Responsible Consumption and Production, 13. Climate Action, 14. Life below Water, 15. Life on Land, 16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, 17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal. Cultural constraints, weak administrative systems, inadequate infrastructure, poor quality of education, lack of economic wealth etc. contribute to the slow or low impact of SDG initiatives. The aim of this conference is to explore ways and means in accelerating the progress toward achieving SDG from multidisciplinary perspectives. This conference will explore many of the critical issues in depth through paper presentations, plenary sessions, case discussions, demonstrations and training. In addition to the conference, Round Tables, Seminars and Workshops will be held preceding and following the conference dates.
Call for Papers | Tracks
Conference tracks include all areas of SDG goals. Papers are accepted in all disciplines of Business, Science, and Technology, Social science, Arts and Humanities which directly or indirectly contribute towards achieving the SDGs.
1. General Papers2. Economic development Issues related to Poverty, Zero Hunger, Work and Economic Growth, Consumption and Production and Inequality3. Heath issues,4. Quality Education, accreditation, academic ranking including educational technology5. Gender issues6. Environmental Issues: Water and Sanitation, Energy, Climate change7. Technology, Innovation, Infrastructure, and industry8. Sustainability - Cities and Communities,9. Institutional Development10. Globalization and collaboration11. Finance and Accounting12. Management and Strategy13. Macro and Micro Economic Analysis14. Social and cultural issues
Who should attend?
Scholars from developed and developing countries are expected to join the conference. Academics, policy makers, government employees, NGOs, technology vendors, social thought leaders all will have opportunities to learn and contribute.
Dates and Venue
Conference Dates: February 23-26, 2018
Registration and reception: 6 pm-9 pm, February 23, 2017
Conference presentations and registration: February 24-25, 2018
Round Tables, Seminars and Workshops: February 23 and 26, 2018
Sight Seeing (Optional, in included in the registration fees): February 26, 2018
Reception will be held in a five-star Hotel. Plenary and other sessions will be held in the picturesque campus of IUBAT located opposite Sector 10, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka
Deadline for Abstracts and full papers: An abstract is required to present in the conference. The deadline for abstract submission is January 07 (extended), 2018. Full papers will get priority in selection. The full paper must be submitted by January 31, 2018 (extended) at the latest for inclusion in the proceedings and to qualify for presentation. Submission closing date: February 15, 2018.
The Knowledge Globalization Institute, Boston, MA and Suffolk University, Boston, MA have jointly hosted 12 Knowledge Globalization Conferences in Boston (US), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Pune (India), and Istanbul (Turkey), Shijiazhuang (China) and Delhi (India) since 2008. More than 1500 scholars from 50 countries have attended these conferences.