Fifth IBR conference held in Dubai

DUBAI — Industry experts and researchers in economics, finance and management from across the globe presented research papers in their respective fields at the fifth International Business Research conference which opened in Dubai on Thursday.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Sat 28 Apr 2007, 9:11 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:18 PM

The two-day conference, co-hosted by the University of Wollongong in Dubai and the World Business Institute from Australia and themed on 'Strands of Development’, featured experts from Canada, India, Italy, Switzerland, UK, Pakistan, USA, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Oman, Kuwait, and the UAE, among others.

Prof Raed Awamleh, the Conference Chair and Dean at the University of Wollongong (UOWD), welcomed the delegates and said that the enthusiastic response from authors made the conference a truly international forum bringing together researchers in economics, finance and management to share the latest knowledge in their fields.

George Saad, Head of Research at the Dubai Knowledge Village felicitated delegates, while Dr. Lejla Vrazalic, chief co-ordinator of the organising committee introduced the speakers during the opening session.

IBR is a leading research forum for advances in knowledge in all areas of business. The conference attracts international delegates from a broad spectrum, ranging from academics to executives, in a number of disciplinary areas and presents a unique opportunity for researchers and practitioners to interact and share expertise.

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