ICBEF 2020

International Conference on Business, Economics & Finance

13-14 July 2020. MALACCA, MALAYSIA

***Publish your article in SCOPUS JOURNAL***


ICBEF aims to provide a communication platform for scholars, professionals, academics and graduate students not only to present their recent and latest researches but also to share their thoughts and to discuss the future development in, but not limited to the field of Business, Economics, and Finance.

Fields of research include (but not limited to):

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business

Important Dates

DescriptionDue Date
Paper Submission Deadline [Extended]
30.12.2019 15.05.2020
Acceptance Notification to Authors 15.01.2019 31.05.2020
Deadline for Revised/Final Version 31.05.2020
Payment Deadline 31.05.2020

Fees & Payment

  Early Bird
(pay by 31 December 2019)
Normal Rate
(pay after 1 January 2020)
#DescriptionLocal (RM)International (USD)Local (RM)International (USD)
1 Presenter (inclusive of the Publication Fees in Scopus Journal) 2,800.00
700.00 3,000.00
2 Presenter (inclusive of the Publication Fees in Other Indexed Journal) 1,400.00
350.00 1,500.00
3 Participant only 800.00
200.00 800.00

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Registration fees include conference admission, and publication fees only.

Submission Guidelines

  • The paper must be original and have not been previously accepted in any journal or under consideration for publication elsewhere.;
  • Papers must be sent in MS Word format through OpenConf Peer Review and Conference Management System
  • All papers must conform to ICAST standard - one-column format set in MS Word Template (Download Template HERE)
  • The paper must be written in English within 8-15 single-spaced pages, including an abstract, references, tables, figures and appendices;
  • Any additional page will be charged USD 30 per page.

Abstracts without the completed paper will NOT be accepted. Papers for the presentation at the conference will be selected through a double-blind review process. Please ensure that the authors' names do not appear in the submitted paper.

At least one author for each accepted paper must register and pay the fees for the conference by 30 June 2020 in order for the paper to be included in the program and the conference proceedings. By submitting a paper to present at the ICAST 2019, you explicitly agree that you will definitely have a fund and shall register for the conference.


Full papers will be submitted to the Scientific Committee for their approval and once accepted they will be published Scopus Indexed Journal.*

*Based on ACTIVE SCOPUS STATUS during the conference date (or the date we submitted to the publisher). For example, if the conference (or date submitted) was on April 2018, we will submit to the Publisher that is ACTIVE status on SCOPUS Journal Title List based on April 2018 list and not the upcoming list.

Keynote Speaker


Prof. Ir. Dr. Abdul Latif Ahmad CEng., FIChemE, P.Eng

Prof. Ir. Dr. Abdul Latif is currently the Director of Nexus Engineering, USM. He was the Dean of School of Chemical Engineering, USM for 2005-2010 and Research Dean, Science Fundamental Platform for 2010-2012. He obtained his BEng, MSc and PhD from the University of Wales, Swansea, UK. Being a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow to The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), UK, he is frequently being appointed by IChemE to accredit Chemical Engineering Program in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia. He is an internationally renowned researcher and an internationally acclaimed award-winning researcher in membrane science and technology. His enthusiasm and dedication towards his research works have been reflected in his achievements in winning numerous scientific invention awards. To date, a total of 58 personal achievement awards and 69 research product awards have been won. His active participation in scientific research has also been exhibited by being the recipient of multiple research grants in various disciplines sponsored by government and non-government bodies, with a cumulative value of more than RM 30.0 million. His capability in carrying out quality research work of international standard has been further supported by the publication of 398 articles in high impact factor international refereed journals, with current cumulative citation number of 14,024 and h-index of 54. As a tenacious educator, he showed dedication towards the supervision of postgraduate students, by successfully graduating 46 PhD and 67 master students. With his persevering attitude, he is veritably a source of inspiration to hundreds of his former students spread throughout the globe. 

Guest Speaker


Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Aidi Ahmi C.A. (M)
Talk on Bibliometric Analysis

Ts. Dr. Aidi Ahmi is a senior lecturer at the Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). He obtained his PhD. in 2013, in Information Systems and Computing from Brunel University London, United Kingdom. He has authored and co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed publications so far, and successfully supervised 7 PhD scholars. His research focused on accounting information systems, auditing, e-commerce, ICT, supply chain and sustainability.

Conference Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka 
Address: Jalan Melaka Raya 23, Hatten City, 75000 Melaka 
Phone: 06-222 3333
Website: Click HERE

Cancellation Policy

Conference registrants cancelling their registration on or before 31st January 2020 will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a USD85 administrative fee.
Please note: No refunds will be given after 31st January 2020.

Contact Us:

ICBEF Secretariat
Academic Research Society of Malaysia (ARMS)
T27, Tingkat 1, Wisma PKNK, Jalan Sultan Badlishah
05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
WhatApps: +60126446977
E-mail: [email protected]