GBDI 18 th International Conference
Call For Papers
Proposals/Abstracts for paper presentations (with Title Page) are invited in, but not limited to, the topic areas listed. The proposals may be complete papers, or abstracts with at least 150 words. All papers and abstracts are subject to double blind peer-review process. The submission deadline of proposals / abstracts is given above . We invite early submissions so that our reviewers can study and deliberate thoroughly.
Accepted papers, based upon author's preference, may be published in the Conference Proceedings (available on CD format only) if guidelines are satisfied. The deadline for Proceedings Submission is given above. We will accept only online submissions. Any papers selected for presentation at the conference may be published in either a refereed GBDI Journal or Conference Proceedings, if accepted by Reviewers .
The deadline for online submission of papers for review and publication in a GBDI Journal is also given above .
Proposal/ Abstract and Title page Submission :
A double-spaced copy of your proposal or abstract (with about 150 words) and a title page must be submitted via electronic mail in Word Perfect or Microsoft Word to:
The title page of each submission must include the following:
(a) paper title,
(c) position(s), rank,
(e) complete mailing address,
(f) telephone and fax numbers,
(g) e-mail address(es),
(h) subject code (refer to the Call for Papers),
(i) individual to whom correspondence should be sent, and
(j) indicate preferred publication: Conference Proceedings or one of the GBDI refereed Journals
The proposal/paper/abstract should include the title of paper but not your name.
You will be notified by electronic mail of the decision on your submission as soon as the review process has been completed. It may take about four to six weeks to complete the review process.
Submit your papers/abstracts and join us in Hawaii to enjoy these Benefits :
. Get your accepted paper published in Conference Proceedings or a refereed GBDI Journal
on a competitive basis
. Build new or renew relationships with unmatched peer-to-peer networking relationships
. Improve job performance through knowledge sharing
. Extend your understanding of the latest technologies and effective approaches with
. Meet the brightest minds to learn from one another providing opportunities for faculty
development and enrichment
. Present your accepted paper, get innovative comments and attend conference sessions and
. Receive one conference proceedings and one printed journal issue and enjoy luncheon,
reception and coffee breaks as you network with your peers from diverse academic disciplines
and various campuses
. Relax and rejuvenate. There is no place else in the world that offers the variety, quantity and
quality of entertainment
For participants in the conference, please include Paper # as a reference in all communications.
The Best Papers in various topic areas will be announced and formally recognized at the conference. The Best Papers may be published in a Journal of Global Business Development Institute , if guidelines are fulfilled.
GBDI cannot accept any responsibility or liability for losses or damages of any type to conference delegates or their companions either during or as a direct or indirect result of the conference. All delegates and companions are advised to review their own insurance policies and obtain any additional coverages as desired.
http://www.gbdi-conference.org is the web-site for the GBDI International Conference. Conference Registration Form, Final Program and Updates, if any, will be posted on the conference web-site. Please visit the web-site periodically for updates and other information.
Topic Area Code:
02. Business Law and Ethics
03. Business Policy and Strategy
04. Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
06. Global Business
07. Innovative Education & Academic Administration
08. Internet, E-Commerce & Technology Management
09. Management and Organizational Behavior
10. Management Information Systems
11. Management of Quality and Competitiveness
12. Management Science and Quantitative Methods
13. Marketing Management
14. Production and Operations Management
15. Public Policy & Non-Profit Organizations
16. Service Management (including Healthcare and Hospitality Management) 17. Small Business
19. Research Methods
20. Allied Disciplines
Publishing in both a GBDI Journal and Proceedings : Papers accepted by referees may be published in BOTH a GBDI Journal AND Proceedings by paying additional fees (as noted on the Registration Form). These are the fees to be paid : Page fee for Proceedings and Journal, and fee for publishing on BOTH.
Reviews to be performed : These reviews are normally done --- 1) for conference presentations, 2) for publishing in Proceedings, and 3) for publishing in refereed journal . If any paper has more than three authors, it will not be considered for the journal publication.
Paper Title and Authors: For each paper, the same Paper Title and Author names that were submitted and approved for conference presentation must be used when published in a refereed GBDI Journal and/or Conference Proceedings.
Length of paper or content of material: Approximately the same length of paper and contents of material should be included for any paper when published in BOTH a GBDI Journal AND Proceedings.
The Final manuscript, which is submitted for publication in Conference Proceedings and/or a GBDI Journal, shall fulfill all guidelines of manuscript preparation. The Final manuscript will be evaluated by Reviewers. Authors, who submit papers for publication in Proceedings and / or Journal, are obliged to review a few papers and inform GBDI regarding their professional opinion ( on accepting or rejecting the papers ) for publication in a timely manner. Please note that papers with more than three authors will not be accepted for the journal publication.
Registration Fee: US $410.00 per participant if you complete registration before the deadline. Add $70.00 late registration fee thereafter. All attendees are required to register and pay the appropriate registration fees in full. The registration fee is non-refundable and substitution may be accepted if written requests for substitutions are received at least two weeks before the start of conference. The Registration Fee covers one copy of Conference Proceedings (on CD-ROM) , Conference Program, specified food and beverages as given in the Program, the opportunity for paper presentation, learn up-to-date methods and applications from experts in the field, and professional networking. Such items as transportation, accommodations, and entertainment expenses are excluded.
Registration Fee for Students: $100.00 off per full time student (full time is defined as a minimum of 12 credits for undergraduates and 6 credits for graduates). At the time registration is submitted, students must provide proof of their student status by attaching a signed letter from department chair or dean. This discount is offered only to those students, who present their papers at the conference.
The student registration fee is $310 if you complete your registration before the deadline. Add $70 late registration fee thereafter.
Fee for Additional Paper by the Same Author(s): $270.00 per additional paper. Any author can present at most two papers in the conference .
Guest(s) of Registrants are invited to participate in all conference activities by paying a fee of: $120.00 per person.