Subject Coverage
Example of topics appropriate to the conference include:  

          1.  Creating entrepreneurial friendly economies
          2.  Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset
          3.  Entrepreneurship management
          4.  Women entrepreneurs as agents of positive change
          5.  Free trade – theory and practice, gender and socio-economic development
          6.  Geopolitics of development, Globalisation, liberalisation and development
          7.  Trade in high tech products, terms of trade and development
          8.  The linkage between international trade and overseas aid
          9.  International Trade in the context of the current economic climate
          10.  Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
          11.  Remittances and their part in trade and export development
          12.  How trade facilitation is conceptualized and made operational in different emerging markets
          13.  The linkages between global trade and corporate social responsibility
          14.  The role of tariff barriers and agro-subsidies
          15.  Management and retail marketing
          16.  Business management
          17.  Business policies, strategies, and performance
          18.  Innovation and product development, Business strategies
          19.  International retailing, all aspect of retail management
          20.  Consumer behaviour, Customer relationship management
          21.  Public relations and retail communication
          22.  Human Resources Management Practices and policies
          23.  Big Data
          24.  Cloud Computing
          25.  Business Intelligence
          26.  Decision Support Systems
          27.  E-Government Solutions
          28.  E-Learning Solutions
          29.  ICT-Based Creativity and Innovation
          30.  Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Web Tools and Technologies
          31.  Cryptosystems & Data Protection
          32.  Globalisation, regional integration, international business, cross cultural management
          33.  Multinational Corporations, transfer pricing, export and economic growth
          34.  Regional integration
          35.  Productivity and global sourcing
          36.  Trade and economic liberalisation
          37.  Teaching and learning for life-long learning sector
          38.  The future of business education, assessment methods and techniques
          39.  the structure and curricula of current and future business education
          40.  Cross cultural issues in education, use of technology in teaching and learning
          41.  Emotional intelligence in teaching
          42.  Population change and Foresight Planning

Please note that this list is only indicative of possible topic areas that contributors may wish to consider while they develop their papers for the conference.