Call for Papers: 8th Global Business and Finance Research Conference

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8th Global Business and Finance Research Conference

Dates: 26 – 28 October 2017

Venue: Howard Civil Service International House, Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Website:


Submission Deadline:  18 September 2017
Registration Deadline:  9 October 2017

Theoretical and empirical papers or working papers relating to all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Business Statistics, Econometrics and Business Education are invited for the above international conference. This conference is sponsored by five international peer reviewed journals which are: Journal of Business & Policy Research, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers, World Journal of Management and Global Review of Accounting and Finance, all of which are ranked by Excellent Research Australia and Ulrichs Directory of USA. Moreover, applications for ranking these journals as B* rank is under process. This conference is supported by National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan and World Business Institute, Australia ( This conference is partly funded by several Taiwanese organizations and is featured by free conference dinner at the 85th floor of tallest building in Taipei (Taipei 101) and free day tour, apart from very low registration fee.

A. Paper Submission and Review Process

Please submit your abstract or full paper 18 September 2017 (please note you can submit papers any time before this deadline) directly to email address Please format your abstract or paper as per guidelines and sample paper provided via conference website.  All submissions will be blind reviewed and authors will be informed about the review outcome within reasonable timeframe.  Authors of all accepted abstract must send full papers by 9 October 2017, if you want them to be considered for our peer reviewed journals and for best paper award.

B.  Best Paper Award and Journal Publication Without Fees (Outstanding Papers)

Best paper award will be announced at the conference dinner on the 2nd day of the conference and the best papers will be published in any of the above journals and a certificate will be issued to the author.  

Papers awarded best papers or outstanding papers for journals will be published without any submission fees, in the above international refereed journals subject to compliance to the editorial comments.

C. Refereed Conference Proceedings and Paper Evaluation Report 

All accepted abstract and full papers that register for the conference will be published in the refereed conference proceedings with ISBN and will be published electronically via a separate website which also contains proceedings of previous conferences. The website contains proceedings of previous conferences which is also linked with Google Scholar.

All authors who present a paper at the conference will receive written feedback in the form of a Paper Evaluation Report within two months after the conference. 

D. Conference Fees and Publication of Paper in Journal

Basic registration fee: US $250

Student registration fee: US $200

Please visit the Conference fees link provided on the website to find out more about the conference registration fees and early bird registration discounts.

Please visit the journal link ( to learn more about ranked journals and the cost of publication. We aim to publish accepted papers in journals within 6 – 9 months after the conference, subject to compliance to editorial reports.

E. FREE Conference Dinner at Taipei 101

The end of the conference will be celebrated by a formal sit down 3 course dinner at Taipei 101 (highest building in Taipei) on the evening of 27 October, 2017, from where you can take in breathtaking views of Taipei. Best papers will be announced at the dinner. Dinner is free of cost to the registered participants. Please indicate your preference to attend the dinner on the registration form.

F. Free Tour on 28 October 2017

A day long Taiwanese cultural tour is planned on 28 October 2017 and we proposed the tour as free of any fee subject to availability of fund. This day long free tour includes lunch. If you are interested to participate in this tour, please indicate your preference on the registration form. This tour will also give you the opportunity to network with your research fellows in an informal setting.

G. Further Information
For full information about this international conference, Please visit the links provided on the website:  

Conference Chair

Professor Ming-Chang Mike Cheng, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan