SILK ROAD CONFERENCE

Science and Research - International Black Sea University

2019 TBILISI 14th International Silk Road Conference on Globalization: Trends and Perspectives. 

ORGANIZED by International Black Sea University (IBSU)

DATES: October 11-12, 2019

VENUE: Tbilisi, Georgia (Republic of)

14th International Silk Road Conference will be organized in Tbilisi, Georgia, October 11-12, 2019. Gathering of top professionals in the fields of Politics, Journalism, Economics, Public Administration, Law, Business, Technology, and History will cater for a wholesome environment dedicated to practices, challenges and opportunities we are experiencing in a globalized world.

The conference will provide its distinguished participants with a unique chance to initiate discussion on important global and regional events and urgent problems.

The conference is open to local as well as international participants.

Applicants must hold at least a Master's Degree.

Partners

Themes

1. Business

  • a. Business and Business Management
  • b. Marketing
  • c. Finance
  • d. Accounting and Audit
  • e. Tourism

2. Technologies

  • a. Signal processing and Analysis
  • b. Computing and Processing
  • c. Communication, Networking, Security and Broadcasting
  • d. Power, Energy and Industrial Application
  • e. Information System and Multimedia

3. Politics

  • a. Journalism: Human rights and media; The topic of Euro-Atlantic integration of Georgia in the local media; Pro-Russian propaganda in Georgian media; Strategies for spreading fake news
  • b. Economics: New tendencies in the global economy; Determinants of international competitiveness of economies, regions, branches, industries and enterprises; Economic reforms and policies; International labor mobility, unemployment, international migration, emigration problems, pension reforms across the countries, currency devaluation
  • c. International Relations: Hybrid Security Challenges and Transformation of War; Europeanization: The External Dimension; Globalization vs Fragmentation? Local Struggles and Global Challenges; Rising Powers and the Challenges to current World Order; South Caucasus: Domestic Developments and External Actors
  • d. Public Administration and State Governance: Public sector reforms across the Caucasus: best practices and challenges; Open Government Partnership in the Caucasus; Civic Engagement in Public Policy-making in the Caucasus region; Political system: general trends of development the presidential and parliamentary governance; Party politics: nature of political parties and party systems; Election systems, behavior of electorate and political communication; Political culture, political involvement, activism and social movements

4. Law

  • a. Labor and Consumer Regulations, Their Impact on Economic Growth
  • b. Legal Trends in Consumer Protection
  • c. Legal Aspects of Financial Market Regulations
  • d. Development Perspectives
  • e. Credit Regulation Systems
  • f. Taxation Custom Systems
  • g. Corporate Governance Regulation Perspectives
  • h. Legal Issues in Insurance
  • i. Working Hours Regulation Systems
  • j. Legal Mechanisms of Doing Business
  • k. Perspective of Reform of Regulations on Tour-Packages

5. History

  • a. From Imperialism to Globalization (Empire, Imperialism, and Globalization)
  • b. Georgia at the Crossroads of Empires; Migrations, colonization, and decolonization
  • c. Human rights, cultural diversity, and globalization
  • Register online.
  • Submit an abstract by August 23, 2019.
  • If selected, submit a full paper by September 13, 2019.

Applicants willing to participate in the conference are invited to submit their abstracts in English or Georgian language complying with the requirements mentioned below:

  • No more than 300 words.
  • English: MS Word (A4 format, Times New Roman, font size 12).
  • Georgian: MS Word (A4 format, Sylfaen, font size 11).
  • A title not exceeding 15 words.
  • Include: title of the paper, author(s) full name(s), affiliation(s), email address(es).
  • Keywords.

Applicants willing to participate in the conference are invited to submit their full papers in English or Georgian language complying with the requirements mentioned below:

  • No more than 3000 words, including tables and references..
  • English: MS Word (A4 format, Times New Roman, font size 12).
  • Georgian: MS Word (A4 format, Sylfaen, font size 11).
  • A title not exceeding 15 words.
  • Abstract.
  • All papers are expected to include: Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Findings/discussions; Conclusions/implications; List of references.
  • All papers should follow APA6 requirements for citation and referencing.
  • Georgian paper should also include an English abstract along with the Georgian one.

Please submit your abstracts through the REGISTRATION button on this page, and send your full papers to silkroad@ibsu.edu.ge in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format indicating SR2019 in the subject line. Authors will be notified within 2-3 weeks after submission.

  • Georgia welcomes many nationalities through a visa-free regime. However, please check www.evisa.gov.ge for specific visa requirements (if any).
  • Participants are encouraged to book their places of stay online in advance.
  • Abstract submission deadline - August 23, 2019.
  • Full paper submission – September 13, 2019.
  • Conference date - October 11-12, 2019.

FEES

The regular registration fee for each paper (regardless of the co-authors) is $50 for international participants and GEL50 for local participants.The registration fee for the second paper (regardless of the co-authors) is $20 for international participants and 20 GEL for local participants. Registration for IBSU staff is free of charge. Please make the transfer to GE36TB7545136020100001, indicate "SR2019 - name and surname" and send the transaction slip in pdf to silkroad@ibsu.edu.ge

Contact

Email: silkroad@ibsu.edu.ge