This is our 13th annual conference which provides a venue for scholarly interactions among academics,
researchers, students, and representatives from industry and government. The annual
theme is the economic, social, political,
cultural and technological environments in which today’s businesses operate.
Annually, our conference is attended by 60 to 120 participants who represent up to
20 universities in up to 12 countries
and territories. Our conference has been successful in that more than 50% of participants are repeat participants, i.e.,
they participated in at least one of our past conferences. Participants’ post-conference feedback in our last three (3)
conferences show more than 90% rating our conference as “excellent” or “very good”.
All of the past conferences were organized by the University of Guam-School of Business and Public Administration (Guam, U.S.A.) in partnership with one or more of the following partners:
1: Nagoya University-Graduate School of Economics-Economic Research Center (Japan)
2: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University-Graduate School of Management (Japan)
3: Osaka Prefecture University-Graduate School of Economics (Japan)
4: Penn State Altoona-Division of Business, Engineering and Information Sciences and Technology (U.S.A.)
5: Alfred University-College of Business (U.S.A.)
6: Vietnam National University-Hanoi School of Business (Vietnam)
7: Seoul Women’s University (South Korea)
8: University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Proposals for presentations and panels (comprised of 3 to 5 related presentations) are invited in the following broad subject categories.
Proposals for a presentation must be received by September 15th 2018. All proposals are to be electronically submitted
to email@example.com (Subject: Proposal for ICBEIT 2019 Singapore). Be sure to provide contact information about
author(s), including email address(es) and a brief abstract (100 words) describing your presentation. Be sure to indicate
the subject category to which your paper is most relevant (see codes above) and which of the authors are planning to
attend the conference. You will be notified about the acceptance of your abstract by September 22nd 2018 and
expected to register by October 1st 2018.
The Conference Program will be organized so that sessions flow well and that papers in each session relate
other. Depending on the numbers of paper presentations, we may also consider holding concurrent sessions. Plan on a
15-20 minute presentation (including questions and answers). Language used in the entire conference will be English.
Non-English-speaking presenters may participate as long as they are accompanied by a competent English-translator
and limit their presentation within the time allowance. Equipment for PowerPoint presentations will be available.
Please save your PowerPoint files in a .pptx format to ensure software compatibility. Please use a USB-flash drive for
file storage or bring your own USB-adapter if you are using a different file storage.
Most international flights will arrive through the Singapore Changi International Airport (airport code SIN). It is 20 km
(12.5 mi) away from the conference venue. A taxi ride will cost between $20 and $40. For larger groups, 4-seater
limousine or 7-seater larger taxi will be more economical at $55 to $60 per trip ($10 to $15 per person).
The conference venue is the Fort Canning Lodge, which is located on 6 Fort Canning Road, north of the Fort Canning
Park and 400 meter (1/4 mile) south of the nearest MRT station Dhoby Ghaut. Nearby shopping at Plaza Singapura and
The Atrium. Standard twin room at the conference venue is SGD135 plus 10% service charge and 7% GST subject to
availability. Breakfast and internet access for 2 guests are included. To reserve a guest room, please contact Ms. Alice
Tan at firstname.lastname@example.org
The nearest hotels are the Innotel Hotel, Hotel Fort Canning which is different from Fort Canning Lodge and
The conference registration fee is USD350 per person (students may pay a discounted rate of USD300) and will cover
buffet lunches and morning and afternoon coffee/tea snacks on the two days of the conference, conference materials
and presentation of one paper. Please add USD50 for each additional paper if you plan to present more than one
You may register for the conference by completing the enclosed form and sending it
by email to Dr. Ruane at the
University of Guam, School of Business and Public Administration (email@example.com) by October 1st 2018.
You have the OPTION for your manuscript to be included in the ICBEIT 2019 Singapore Proceedings and distributed to
all conference participants. Please submit your manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Manuscripts for ICBEIT
2019 Singapore) by January 31st 2019.
Like our past conferences, conference participants will have the opportunity to publish
your conference paper in the
Asia Pacific Business and Economic Perspectives, a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal that is currently listed with the
National Diet Library of Japan and is in the process of applying for EBSCO abstracting. It is published by the Asia Pacific
Business and Economics Research Society (APBERS)
Although not all submissions will be accepted for publication, the editorial review
board will give each submission its
utmost consideration. Journal submissions must be sent to email@example.com (Subject: Journal submission)
around April 30 th 2019. Only those papers presented at the conference will be considered for journal publication.
U.S. and Japan-passport-holders do not need a visa to enter Singapore. Other passport-holders
are advised to consult
the nearest Singapore Consulate/Embassy regarding any visa requirement to enter Singapore.
If an entry visa is required, obtaining it is the sole responsibility of the conference
participant. The conference
organizers will not apply for an entry visa on your behalf nor provide documents other than a letter that will indicate
your intended participation at the conference.
Maria Claret M. Ruane, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics University of Guam-School of Business and Public Administration
Mangilao, Guam 96923
Tel 1 (671) 735-2501
Fax 1 (671) 734-5362
Akihiro Noguchi, D (Econ)
Professor of Accounting, Graduate School of Economics and Former Director of Economic Research Center
C4-2(700) Furocho, Chikusa,
Nagoya 464-8601 Japan
Tel 81 (52) 789-2373
Fax 81 (52)789-4924
Michael Angelo A. Cortez, D.B.A.
Professor of Accounting and Finance, Graduate School of Management and Deputy Director, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University- 1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu
Oita 874-8577 Japan
Tel 81 (977) 78-1232
Fax 81 (977) 78-1232
Mineo Tsuji, Ph.D.
Professor of Financial Accounting, School of Management, College of Sustainable System Science
Osaka Prefecture University
1-1 Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku, Sakai city, Osaka 599-8531 Japan
Tel 81 (72) 252-1161
Fax 81 (72)254-9591