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Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline Oct 31,
Full paper submission deadline Nov 30,
Online registration deadline Dec 15,
Conference dates Jan 15-16,
Contact Information
Assoc.Prof. Kasem Asawatreratanakul
The AFBE 2018 Secretary.
International College,
Thaksin University 140, Moo 4, Tambon Khoa-Roob-Chang, Muang Songkhla 90000
Tel. +6674-317696 Fax: +6674-317697
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Manuscripts should be submitted in MSWord format by email to:
Dr. Chris Perryer
President of AFBE
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Assoc.Prof. Kasem Asawatreratanakul
The AFBE 2018 Secretary
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The 21st AFBE Conference, co-hosted by Thaksin University (AFBE 2018) will be held at Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand on January 15th - 16th, 2018. The theme of the conference is “creativity and innovation for smart societies and sustainable development”. While papers which directly address the conference theme are particularly welcome, all other areas of business and business education are also welcome. Manuscripts will be provisionally accepted based on submission of an abstract, subject to the full paper being received. All manuscripts will be double-blind peer-reviewed. The full text of papers accepted for presentation will be published in the conference proceedings and selected papers may be published in the AFBE Journal.

Conference Tracks

AFBE 2018 invites papers in all areas of business and business education, including:

  • Marketing and Retail
  • Economics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Managing Innovation for Smart Societies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Social Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Knowledge Management
  • Business Education
  • Tourism and Hospitality
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