The 4th International Conference on Business Cooperation and Development in South-East and South Asia under B&R Initiative (ISBCD 2019) was held in Kunming, China on November 24, 2019. The conference focuses on themes of business, trade, management, and cooperative model in South-east and South Asia regions under the background of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ and the establishment of AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). A series of academic talks, presentation and discussion sessions are included in the conference as well.
The organizers of this conference are International Business School of Yunnan University of Finance & Economics (YNUFE), Business School and the Research Division of YNUFE. Co-organizers include Khon Kaen University (Thailand), Rangsit University (Thailand), Claremont Graduate University (USA), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (Australia), The University of Newcastle (Australia), Charles Sturt University (Australia), The University of Greenwich (UK), and Edinburgh Napier University (UK). In this conference, we have received 171 papers and accepted 73 with the acceptance ratio reaching 42.69%. Each paper has been anonymously evaluated by two separate experts, and in the circumstance of the disagreement between the two experts the paper would be sent to the third expert for evaluation. After the authors modifying and revising their papers according to the review comments, the papers would be sent to the experts and they finally decide whether to accept or not.
To offer suggestions and solutions for some potential problems in the business cooperation and development in Southeast and South Asia regions, the conference invites famous experts from Charles Sturt University in Australia, The University of Greenwich in the UK, Panyapiwat Institute of Management in Thailand, UBC Continuing Studies in Canada, Renmin University of China, Southwest Forestry University in China, Yunnan Institute of Science and Technology Development, Yunnan University in China, Yunnan Normal University in China, as well as government leaders from Kunming Municipal People's Government, Department Commerce of Yunnan Province, Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, Yunnan Provincial Industry & Information Commission, government officials, and Business counterparts to be involved in the communication.
Dean of International Business School
Yunnan University of Finance & Economics