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SAICON 2010 AGBA South Asia Chapter conference
 Nurturing Innovation, Entrepreneurship,
Investments, & Public-private Partnerships –
in Global Environment
Keynote Speakers
Prof. Dr. James Foreman-Peck of Cardiff University, UK. Click here to see his profile and the list of his latest publications worldwide.
Prof. Dr. Sohail Jahangir Malik, Chairman, Innovatice Development Strategies. Click here to see his profile.
About Conference

Under the auspices of the Academy of Global Business Advancement (AGBA), COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT); the custodian of the South Asia Chapter is hosting its 2nd South Asian International Conference SAICON 2010. The theme of the conference is Nurturing Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Investments, & Public-private Partnerships – in Global Environment

The conference will feature research papers, articles, working papers (or research in progress), student papers, doctoral colloquium and training workshops in order to facilitate the transfer of knowledge amongst researchers, academics, students and industry representatives within South Asia.

Areas of Interest

We are currently accepting abstracts for research papers in all areas of business and management, such as

Key discussion topics


A wide range of topics in the business field, with the purpose of capturing knowledge and

experiences of entrepreneurs, managers, and academics have been included in the program.

Papers that address but are not necessarily restricted to the following topics are especially


  • Innovation, entrepreneurship and

    investment in the post-financial crises

    environment Challenges, opportunities

    and growth in emerging markets

  • Policy making

  • Impact evaluation

  • Innovation and creativity

  • Organization, technology and strategy

  • E-business

  • Role of education in entrepreneurship & education

  • Economic development

  • Radical change

  • Transitional economies

  • Competitive strategies

  • Social entrepreneurship and social innovation

  • Quality of work life

  • Organizational learning, and talent management

  • Ethics, and corporate social responsibility

  • Business internationalization

  • Human resource development

  • Marketing and consumer behavior

  • Finance and accounting

  • Capital markets

The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 15th 2010.

Click here to Download Call for Papers (.pdf)



  • All submissions require an abstract of 500 words.

  • You may email it to abstracts@agba.org.pk by April 15th 2010.

  • All abstracts will be reviewed by a Reviewing Committee. Those accepted will be invited to submit a full paper by May 15, 2010.

  • Detailed instructions for formatting the paper and other details on the conference will be sent to authors with the acceptance decision.

  • All conference papers will be published as proceedings in an ISBN numbered book.

  • The Reviewing Committee will also select three best papers, which will be presented with an award at the Conference as well as considered for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

  • Full paper: Once the abstract has been selected, full papers of no more than 8000 words in length must be submitted by May 15th 2010.

For queries contact:


Academy for Global Business Advancement, South Asia Ch.

Department of Management Sciences

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Park Road, Chak Shehzad, Islamabad 44000 Pakistan

Phone: +92 (0)51 9240822 :

Email: secretariat@agba.org.pk



Conference Program
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Submission of abstracts Deadline:
April 15th 2010
Abstracts acceptance Deadline:
April 30th 2010
Submission of full papers Deadline:
May 15th 2010
Confirmation of acceptance Deadline:
June 15th 2010
Registrations & fee submission Deadline:
June 30th 2010
Submission of presentation Deadline:
June  30th 2010
Bookings and accommodation Deadline:
July 10th 2010
Final program distribution Deadline:
July 15th 2010
Conference dates:
July 21st - 23rd, 2010


Special Issue of Journal

We are pleased to announce that the best papers will be published in a special edition of our international journal which will be launched after the conference.



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