1st International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM 2017)
BRAC Business School (BBS), BRAC University, Bangladesh organized its 1st International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM 2017) under the theme of “Global Contemporary Practices in Business and Management” on September 21-22, 2017 at The Westin, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Basically, this conference was one of the first major international initiatives in Bangladesh of recent times to develop an intellectual ambience with the presence of prominent practitioners coming from the field of both academia and corporate. The conference aimed to provide a forum for academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and to discuss about recent developments in the field of Business and Management.
To adorn the grace of the conference, ICBM 2017 organizing committee felt extremely proud to have the involvement of Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, the founder and chairman of BRAC as the Chief Patron. Other highlights of the conference were the presence of notable academicians from countries like Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia as Keynote Speakers, renowned national corporate personalities as Industry Talk specialists, Academia-Industry Discussion session and so on. Moreover, ICBM 2017 also efficaciously ensured the participation of scholars’ from well-known universities such as those of Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, China, India, Sweden, and USA. It saw over 150 academic papers being presented in 13 different tracks covering Business and Management issues in multiple parallel sessions and talks bringing together industry and academia.
Finally, the conference ended in a positive note through the distribution of crest and certificates as a token of appreciation and encouragement among speakers of Keynote Addresses, Industry Talk and Paper Presenters respectively and most significantly with a promise to be back once again with more invigorating highlights in 2nd ICBM 2019.