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ICOME 2024

Third International
Conference on
Management and Entrepreneurship

You all are invited, Lets share the knowledge

03 October 2024

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“Business Management, Entrepreneurship and International Relations for Resilient Future”

In light of this phenomenon, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) of the Open University of Sri Lanka has decided to host the third International Conference on Management and Entrepreneurship (ICOME 2024) under the theme of “Business Management, Entrepreneurship  and International Relations for Resilient Future” on 03rd of October 2024 on both virtual platform and onsite at the conference hall of Cewas (Centre of Excellence for Water & Sanitation), Ratmalana with the intention of creating a forum for all stakeholders including scholars, professionals, policymakers, and students to get together and share their ideas and knowledge to generate a better world with equity and sustainability.

Objectives

To bring local and foreign researchers and practitioners to a common forum to share and disseminate knowledge on current developments and insights in Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

To strengthen the scholarly and professional network among researchers.

To underpin the need for collaboration and cooperation of individuals from a wide range of professional backgrounds in Business Management and Entrepreneurship to contribute for a sustainable future.

Target presenters and participants

Local and foreign scholars, academics, professionals, practitioners and policy makers in Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Conference tRACKS

Choose your Favorite area
Innovation, Work & Organization

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

International Trade

Business Law

Ethics and Contemporary Issues in Management

Accounting, Finance, and Banking

Accounting, Finance and Banking

Financial Innovations 

Financial Literacy

Financial Econometrics

Marketing, Supply Chain Management, and Tourism

Marketing Management

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Supply Chain Management

Human Resource Management and Best Practices

Innovative HR Strategies and Organizational Adaptability

HR Accounting and HR Analytics

Human Resource Management

Important Dates

Make your plan

           Calling for full papers               

           Deadline of full paper submission

           Full paper acceptance notification

        03rd May 2024

        15th June 2024

        30th June 2024

Final paper submission

Early bird registration

Late registration

20th July 2024

05th August 2024

05th September 2024

Important Dates

Calling for full papers

03rd May 2024

Deadline of full paper submission

15th June 2024

Full paper acceptance notification

30th June 2024

Final paper submission

20th July 2024

Early bird registration

05th August 2024

Late registration

05th September 2024

Key speakers

Guest of Honor

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Richard Scullion

Dr. Richard Scullion, an Associate Professor at Solent University, specializes in Business and Marketing. He earned his PhD from LSE and has extensively published on marketization, marketing communication, civic culture, and political communication. Currently, his research focuses on critically informed pedagogy and entrepreneurship. With a background of 20 years in the commercial sector, primarily as a marketing manager in travel and media industries, Dr. Scullion brings practical insights to academia. He possesses over 20 years of teaching experience across higher education levels and holds a Principal Fellowship of HE. Dr. Scullion has received numerous accolades, including the Solent University Vice-Chancellor’s Award in 2020 for outstanding contribution.

Keynote Speaker

Professor Hossein Hassani

Professor Hossein Hassani was an Adjunct Professor at Webster University in Vienna, Austria. He has held a variety of leadership positions, including a Statistical Systems Coordinator position at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He has more than 15 years of experience in data science, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics. He has worked with diverse and multidisciplinary stakeholders across the world. Professor Hassani has published over 200 high-quality journal papers in various fields and has received multiple national and international awards, including the World Top 1% Scientist Award from Elsevier and Stanford University.

Keynote Speaker

Professor Dilani Jayawarna

Professor Dilani Jayawarna is a highly respected Professor of Entrepreneurship at the esteemed University of Liverpool Management School. She completed her degree in Engineering from the prestigious University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka and later earned her PhD from the renowned Manchester Business School. Dilani’s research primarily focuses on the areas of entrepreneurship and small business management, and she has made significant contributions to this field. She is currently involved in several noteworthy projects that explore entrepreneurial teams, exit decision complexities, and social enterprise resourcing strategies.

Guest Speaker

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge

Professor Sampath Amaratunge, presently the Chairman of University Grant Commission (UGC) obtained his B.A. (Hons.) in Economics and his M.A. in Economics from the University of Colombo and MSc. in Economics of Rural Development from Saga National University and PhD from Kagoshima National University in Japan. He was the  former Vice chancellor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and the former Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC). Further, professor Amaratunge has won several awards including the prestigious Research Excellence Award (2002) of the Kyushu Society of Rural Economics, Japan. 

Guest of Honor

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Richard Scullion

Dr. Richard Scullion, an Associate Professor at Solent University, specializes in Business and Marketing. He earned his PhD from LSE and has extensively published on marketization, marketing communication, civic culture, and political communication. Currently, his research focuses on critically informed pedagogy and entrepreneurship. With a background of 20 years in the commercial sector, primarily as a marketing manager in travel and media industries, Dr. Scullion brings practical insights to academia. He possesses over 20 years of teaching experience across higher education levels and holds a Principal Fellowship of HE. Dr. Scullion has received numerous accolades, including the Solent University Vice-Chancellor’s Award in 2020 for outstanding contribution.

Keynote Speaker

Professor Hossein Hassani

Professor Hossein Hassani was an Adjunct Professor at Webster University in Vienna, Austria. He has held a variety of leadership positions, including a Statistical Systems Coordinator position at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He has more than 15 years of experience in data science, statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics. He has worked with diverse and multidisciplinary stakeholders across the world. Professor Hassani has published over 200 high-quality journal papers in various fields and has received multiple national and international awards, including the World Top 1% Scientist Award from Elsevier and Stanford University.

Keynote Speaker

Professor Dilani Jayawarna

Professor Dilani Jayawarna is a highly respected Professor of Entrepreneurship at the esteemed University of Liverpool Management School. She completed her degree in Engineering from the prestigious University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka and later earned her PhD from the renowned Manchester Business School. Dilani’s research primarily focuses on the areas of entrepreneurship and small business management, and she has made significant contributions to this field. She is currently involved in several noteworthy projects that explore entrepreneurial teams, exit decision complexities, and social enterprise resourcing strategies.

Guest Speaker

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge

Professor Sampath Amaratunge, presently the Chairman of University Grant Commission (UGC) obtained his B.A. (Hons.) in Economics and his M.A. in Economics from the University of Colombo and MSc. in Economics of Rural Development from Saga National University and PhD from Kagoshima National University in Japan. He was the  former Vice chancellor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura and the former Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC). Further, professor Amaratunge has won several awards including the prestigious Research Excellence Award (2002) of the Kyushu Society of Rural Economics, Japan. 

present your doctoral study

We Welcome all doctoral candidates within the wider field of Management and Entrepreneurship from around the World to the virtual platform of  03 rd International Conference on Management and Entrepreneurship (ICOME 2024). The overall aim of the Doctoral Colloquium is to connect doctoral students to the wider research community. The Doctoral Colloquium will be highly interactive where you will meet young Doctoral students, peer researchers who have just finished their PhDs, and more experienced scholars. So, you are warmly welcome to share your Doctoral experiences and reflect your motivation then get feedback on your research questions, related theories, methods, and outcomes.

Do you Accept the challenge?

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a highly recognized international research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) in 2008. The Virtual 3MT of the ICOME 2024 challenges active PhD/MPhil/DBA candidates who have successfully passed their confirmation milestone (including candidates whose thesis is under submission) to present a captivating oral presentation on their higher degree research concisely in just 3 minutes using a single presentation slide.

Do you Accept the challenge?

REGISTRATION FEE

Early Bird Registration

USD 100 :Foreign Participant

LKR 5000 :Local Participant

LKR2000 :Student Participant Local

USD 100 :(Foreign) Doctoral Colloquium

LKR 5000 :(Local) Doctoral Colloquium

USD 100 :(Foreign) 3MT

LKR 5000 :(Local) 3MT

Regular Registration

Foreign Participant:  USD 120

Local Participant: LKR 6000

Student Participant Local: LKR2500

Doctoral Colloquium (Foreign): USD 120

Doctoral Colloquium (Local): LKR 6000

3MT (Foreign): USD 120

3MT (Local): LKR 6000

Note: If an author presents multiple papers half the cost will be charged starting from the second paper.

REGISTRATION FEE

Early Bird Registration

Foreign Participant: USD 100

Local Participant: LKR 5000

Student Participant (Local): LKR 2000

Doctoral Colloquium(Foreign) :USD 100

Doctoral Colloquium (Local) : LKR 5000

3MT (Foreign): USD 100

3MT(Local): LKR 5000

Regular Registration

Foreign Participant:  USD 120

Local Participant: LKR 6000

Student Participant Local: LKR2500

Doctoral Colloquium (Foreign): USD 120

Doctoral Colloquium (Local): LKR 6000

3MT (Foreign): USD 120

3MT (Local): LKR 6000

Note: If an author presents multiple papers half the cost will be charged starting from the second paper.

Publications Opportunities

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The research papers submitted and presented at the conference will be considered for publication after the peer review process in international journals and local journals such as Sri Lanka Journal of Management Studies and Management Issues published by the Faculty of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka

The conference proceedings are peer-reviewed and published with ISSN by the Faculty of Management Studies, The Open University of Sri Lanka.

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