Conferences & Events
April 19-21, 2017
Staten Island, NY, USA
At Wagner College
One Campus Road
Download Call for Papers
|Presenters as of March 24, 2017|
|Abe Unger||USA||Business Improvement Districts in South Africa: A study of African municipal public private partnerships|
|Andrea Smith-Hunter||USA||women entrepreneurs|
|Bintu Mustapha Chibok, PhD||Nigeria||Effects Culture and Traditional History on Entrepreneurial Development of Borno Youths, Nigeria|
|Chris Ehiobuche||USA||(1) Social Media, Family Engagement and Domestic Violence In Nigeria; (2) Youth Unemployment, Crime and Violence in Nigeria. Can a change in mind set contribute to solution?|
|Cynthia Onyangore||Kenya||Commodities Trading Management: Case study of grain trading at Trade Up Commodities Ltd (TUC)|
|Dennis Oseyi||Nigeria||production, importations and real estate|
|Dolcie Hamilton-Bangura||Sierra Leone||Enhancing of Women Entrepreneuship In Sierra Leone|
|Donald Crooks||USA||FDI from China and another on Investment opportunities and how companies like VW might try to unload diesel vehicles in countries that may not have as stringent EPA laws|
|Dysmus Kombo Kisilu||Kenya||Global Kijiji: Creating jobs and sustainable livelihoods for marginalized youth, women and persons with disabilities|
|Ebhodaghe Peggy||Nigeria||Impact of Market Orientation Practices on Business Performance of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketing Firms in Nigeria.|
|Edward Strafaci||USA||Bollore controls the largest integrated logistics network in Africa|
|Evelyn Kpadeh||Liberia||Female Journalists In The Liberian Media|
|Fon Lionel Njom||Cameroon||Case of Cameroon: Cocoa and Coffee Industry (Producers)|
|Gloria O. Ogungbade||Nigeria||(1) Social Media, Family Engagement and Domestic Violence In Nigeria ; (2) Youth Unemployment, Crime and Violence in Nigeria. Can a change in mind set contribute to solution?|
|Grace Kajuru Musole||Congo||Women Participation on Current Business Affairs and communications|
|Ian Wise||Wagner||Independence of Monetary Policy|
|Immanuel Hango Pr.Eng||Namibia||Chlorine Production Using Solar Energy|
|Jennelly Burgos||Wagner student||Chinese funded Ethiopian Railroads|
|Justus Lavi Mwololo||Kenya||Small Farmers in Kenya|
|Kafilah Lola Gold||Nigeria; Malaysia||China Aid and Economic Cooperation to Nigeria: Oil Driven or Development Motive?|
|Lady Adaina Ajayi||Nigeria||(1) Social Media, Family Engagement and Domestic Violence In Nigeria ; (2) Youth Unemployment, Crime and Violence in Nigeria. Can a change in mind set contribute to solution?|
|Lahoussine Aboudrar, Ph.D.||Morocco||Entrepreneurial intention among university students: impact of entrepreneurship training|
|Lekam Ujong Ofem||Nigeria; Russia||The Investment Climate in Nigeria and the Development of small Innovative Enterprises|
|Lovell Bai Bangura||Sierra Leone||An Evaluation on The Socio- Economic Impact of Youths In Business. (A Case Study: Wellington Community)|
|Lucky Okoh||Nigeria||Africa Perception Issue: Global Economic Challenges, Governance, Education Systems, and Non-Empowered Youth|
|Mehret Dubale||Ethiopia||Health sector theme in developing countries|
|Mohammed Zubairu, Ph.D.||Nigeria||Impact of Board Structure on Dividend Policy of Nigerian Deposit Money Bank|
|N’dri Affre Dany Romaric||Cote D’Ivoire||Entrepreneurship, Business and Education|
|Ndereba Mwangi||Kenya||Political Instabilities, Corruption, High Production Costs, and Government Policies and Processes|
|Nkemju Rosevelt||Cameroon||The Role of ICT In Education Sector|
|Omar, El amili, Ph.D.||Morocco||Entrepreneurial intention among university students: impact of entrepreneurship training|
|Otieno Lorine Achieng||Kenya||African Youth and Young Women Participation on Current Business Affairs|
|Peter Nthei||Kenya||Strategies For Increasing Tourism In Kenya|
|Philip Munyao Mutisya||Kenya||Eyecare and Optical supplies business|
|Scholastica Udegbe||Nigeria||THE EFFECT of BRAND CREDIBILITY on CONSUMER’S BRAND PURCHASE INTENTION IN NIGERIA AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY|
|Sharoni Dibia||South Africa||Real Estate Difficulties in South Africa|
|Tinuke Fapohunda||Nigeria||(1) Organization Culture and Impression Management Behaviours in the Nigerian Workplace; (2) Impression Management Behaviour and Nigeria’s Underdevelopment quagmire: A Human Resource Management Appraisal|
|Tosin Ekundayo||UAE||Business Youth & Management Case study: Africa|
|William Dubovsky||Wagner||Doing Business with American Entrepreneurs. Discussing cultural differences and how to build bridges for successful, mutually beneficial, short-term and long-term business alliances.|
|Yusuf Adebola Bako||Nigeria||Change Readiness and Profitability in Nigerian Companies|
|Yusuf Olatunji, Oyedeko||Nigeria||Impact of Board Structure on Dividend Policy of Nigerian Deposit Money Bank|
Call for Proposals
Wagner College is renowned for its curriculum which focuses on the Practical Liberal Arts. The Business Administration program emphasizes practical applications of business theories, and the conference will focus on current business issues. Participants are invited to give presentations on any practical aspects of current business issues within the African continent.
The conference will gather business leaders, NGO leaders, researchers, and students from African countries, from Wagner College, and from the local New York City community to present information on the current state of business in African countries. Issues discussed will revolve around the reciprocal impact of businesses, government, and society. Participants will interact with the Wagner community and participate in campus life. The conference goal is to create long-term collaborative relationships between business leaders, faculty, students, and community members from African countries, the Wagner community, and the New York City community. The impetus of the conference is the discussions held at UNCTAD 14 (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) in Nairobi, Kenya in July, 2016 which Professor Shani D. Carter of Wagner College attended. http://unctad14.org/
Who should Attend
Employees from private and government organizations.
NGO leaders and employees.
Business, Strategy, and National Culture
Business and Accounting
Business and Civil Issues / Civic Engagement Business and Finance
Business and Youth
Business and Marketing
Business and Women
Business and Management
Business and Legal Issues
Business and Education
Business and Sports
Business and Medical Care
Important Dates and Deadlines
January 5, 2017
- Submission deadline. Early submission is encouraged.
- Email proposals to Professor Shani Carter
January 20, 2017
- Decision notification to authors.
- Early bird registration.
March 5, 2017
- Camera-ready submissions due.
- Call for symposium chair volunteers.
- Late registration begins.
April 19-21, 2017
1. Presenter’s name and company affiliation
2. Conference Topic (see page 1).
5. Current issues of the business and impact on the community.
- One-page to five-page summary of topic, 1500 words maximum.
- Microsoft Word, 12 point font, double-spaced.
(b) Letter of Approval
o Submit a letter of approval from your supervisor along with your proposal.
o Sole-proprietors are asked to submit a letter on their company’s letterhead.
Email submission to: email@example.com
There will be significant, ongoing interaction between participants throughout the conference to develop long-term collaborative relationships, so participants must be available for presentations and discussions throughout the dates of the conference.
The registration fee includes
– Admittance to all sessions.
– Meals in the campus dining hall with Wagner College faculty and students.
– Attendance at the Theatre production of La Cage Aux Folles on the Wagner Campus.
Special Rates for hotel rooms are available at two local hotels, which will provide shuttle service to campus each day of the conference. Please click below to book your room at the special conference rate. Hotel costs are not included in the conference registration fee.
Holiday Inn Express
300 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
1-718 370-8777 / www.hiexstatenisland.com
290 Wild Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
1-718 698-8811 / www.histatenisland.com
Participants may use any of the three local airports: LaGuardia in New York (LGA), Kennedy in New York (JFK), or Newark, New Jersey (EWR), with Newark (EWR) airport being the closest to campus. Transportation costs are not included in the conference registration fee.
For More Information______
Shani D. Carter, Ph.D.
Business Administration Department
Staten Island, New York
Scholastica E. Udegbe Ph.D.
Faculty of Management Sciences
Department of Marketing
Lagos State University
Otieno Lorine Achieng
African Youth Commission-Kenya
Early Bird Registration Fees
Register by March 5
Visitors: $250 USD
Wagner Community: $125 USD
- Email for discount code: firstname.lastname@example.org
Late Registration Fees
Register after March 5
Visitors: $300 USD
Wagner Community: $175 USD
- Non-Wagner Attendees registering prior to March 5th can visit the below website and create a profile, add the conference to their cart, register and complete payment online. Early Bird discount will automatically be deducted totaling $250.
- Wagner Community can visit the website below and create a profile. Enter the promo code “Seahawk” and add the conference to their cart, to receive both the Early Bird Discount and the $125 Wagner Community Discount bringing the total to $125.
- Non-Wagner International Attendees can go to https://www.flywire.com/pay/wagnerto pay the registration fee of $250. Use student ID number 999999 (six 9’s)
Then register on the Wagner website (below) and use the Class Code “999999” (six 9’s) that set’s the registration fee to $0 on the Wagner website.
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