International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC 2010)

Venue: Wembley Plaza

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 08, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 10, 2010
Registration Date: Sep 12, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 31, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Sep 12, 2010
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International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC)
November 8-10, 2010
Hotel Plaza, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Overview of the Conference
The dynamics of international trade have taken on an added significance in the light of the challenges created by the recent global financial crisis. Entire sectors and even nations have begun to reassess their trading relationships and the more enlightened are eager to gain an insight into the theories and processes that have helped certain economies to weather the storm. The emerging giants of Brazil, China and India are demanding greater attention and ensuring that practitioners and academics alike invest more time and resources in understanding where their economies are at and how they will shape future of international trade. The conference seeks to elucidate a wealth of issues related not just too international trade, but also business management and the retail sector. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.

Subject Coverage
Although broad in coverage, the following areas are indicative and nurture the interests of the Conference:
• The linkage between international trade and overseas aid
• International Trade in the context of the current economic climate
• Transparency in government procurement
• Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
• Remittances and their part in trade and export development
• The interplay between the G4 and trade round implementation issues
• How trade facilitation is conceptualized and made operational in different emerging markets
• The role of the Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM)
• The linkages between global trade and corporate social responsibility
• The language and rhetoric of import sensitive products
• Business ethics and legal issues
• Business environment
• Business policies, strategies, and performance
• Business and retail research
• Business security and privacy issues
• Consumer behaviour
• Emerging advances in business and its applications
• Innovation and product development
• Management and retail marketing
• Risk Management
• Relationship Management
• Retail Management and communication
• New venture start-up
• Demographics and Retail business, HRM and Retail business
• Innovation in retail management
Conference Objectives
• To elucidate an issue that is becoming ever more important as global economies become intertwined.
• To learn more of the key concepts and frameworks from all disciplines regarding wide range of contemporary issues in business and management.
• To consider the pedagogy for teaching the issue of business & management, including recommendations about topics, syllabi and course materials.
• To meet and network with colleagues in the world’s most ethnically diverse city.
Important Dates
Draft submission deadline: 31st July 2010
Final paper submission deadline: 12th September 2010
Publication release: 8th November 2010
Authors are invited to submit original research papers, case studies, reviews, work in progress reports, abstracts, students’ papers or research proposals within the broad scope of the conference. All submitted paper will be double blind reviewed for consideration in the conference. Papers should follow the required style and format. All Manuscripts Should Be Professionally Proofread Before The Submission. The best papers from the conference will be recognized and will be considered for publication in the Journal of Business & Retail Management Research (JBRMR).
Papers should be submitted to the Editor-in-chief electronically through the online system as e-mail attachment to
Each conference participant is required to pay the registration fee of £250 (pound sterling). This cover conference attendance, copy of special edition of ITARC proceedings, City tour, attendance in the International Trade Networking Event & closing conference dinner (any participant who does not register to attend conference dinner will be entitled to a fee reduction of £12 (pounds sterling).
Registration fee:
£250 if submitted before the deadline of 12th September 2010
£300 after the 12th September 2010
No paper to be accepted after 26th September 2010.

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