A Conference for Business, Economics

and Behavioral Sciences

CBRC 2009- Conference Partners

Ahmad Kaleem,PhD Shahbaz S.Gill, PhD Salman Ahmed, PhD
Conference Co-Chair Conference Chair Conference Co-Chair
drkaleem@ciitlahore.edu.pk shahbazgill@gmail.com drsalaman@ciitlahore.edu.pk

Conference Program
About CBRC 2009- Behavioral, Economic and Management Sciences

We are delighted to announce the “COMSATS Business Research Conference: International Conference on Behavioral, Economic and Management Sciences”, organized and hosted by Faculty of Management Sciences, Centre for Research, COMSATS, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Aim of the Conference: The Conference is an endeavor to provide a platform for Researchers, Academicians and Business Executives.
  • Scope: This conference will be a gathering platform for academicians & business communities from different Countries/Universities to discuss and share their work-in-progress on current issues relating to the business management efforts in the Pakistani context. Through stimulations of cross-disciplinary and cross academic-practitioner discussions and networking, participants can further enhance and enrich their knowledge on the dynamism of business management environment.
  • Structure of the Conference: The conference welcomes academics (business students, professors and administrators), as well as corporate / government executives to share their work-in-progress research or completed research papers. CBRC 2009 will comprise of various sessions to make it the most comprehensive experience for its attendees. The Participants may
  • Organize discussion panels Present papers,
  •  Participate in round-table discussions, poster sessions and chair sessions, or simply observe.
  • Befits of conference:  Business Conferences plays a pivotal role in preparing business leaders to augment the competitiveness of a country. The Conference is a unique event, it provides a opportunity for sharing goals, ideas, and information to cater the need of current education and business community. The aim of this conference is to provide opportunities for researchers, practitioners and academicians to share their insights on the development and challenges in all areas related to the field of Business Management. This conference will be a gathering platform for academicians & business personals from different Countries/Universities to discuss and share their work-in-progress on current issues related to the business management efforts in the Pakistani context. Participants can further enhance and enrich their knowledge on the dynamics of business management environment.

Note: To organize panels please e-mail your proposal to conference chair. To participate as a presenter please submit abstracts and/or papers.


CBRC 2009 is a premiere gathering place for the insights, expertise and knowledge of academicians & business communities about Behavioral, Economic and Management Sciences. The conference welcomes academics (business students, professors and administrators), as well as corporate / government executives to share their work-in-progress research or completed research papers.

We encourage submissions of papers from practitioners and academics describing original works in all aspects of business management as well as related disciplines. Topics of interest include but are not limited


  • Advertising / Marketing Communication Issues
  • Buyer Behavior
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Organizational Politics
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Conceptual and Theoretical Papers
  • Supply Chain Management / Pricing
  • Market Orientation and Relationship Marketing
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Marketing in International and Cross Cultural


  • Research Methodologies /Empirical Generalizations
  • Personal Selling and Sales Management
  • Public Management
  • Public Health Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Services Management
  • Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Strategic Issues
  • Marketing and Information Management
  • Enterprise Resource Management
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship/Innovation an

Creativity/New Product Development

  • Data Base Management System
  • Human Interaction Technology
  • Information and communication technology
  • Management Information System
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Technology Innovation
  • E-Project Management
  • E-Business
  • E-Marketing
  • E-Commerce
  • E-Government
  • Islamic Banking
  • Information Security
All papers and abstracts will be reviewed by appropriate scholars, program chair and conference chair. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

Paper/ Abstract Submission

To submit a proposal, provide an Abstract or Complete Research Paper with the title, Authors name(s), addresses, and telephone numbers and email all these details to the Conference Chair at cbrc@ciitlahore.edu.pk & ABRC2009@gmail.com. All proposals will be blind peer reviewed. The “Best Paper” of the Conference will be recognized in the Conference Proceedings. The deadline for submission of abstract is September 30, 2009. Only electronic submissions are accepted.

Please follow the below mentioned schedule in order to ensure your participation in CBRC 2009

Information Management and Computer Security

30th September 2009                  Final submission of Abstract/Full Paper (early submission is encouraged)

20th October 2009                       Registration Deadline

14th November 2009                   Conference day

Registration Fees

Authors of accepted papers or abstracts will be required to register by 10th October, 2009.

  • For Pakistani participants registration fee will be Rs. 1000/- for students and Rs. 1500/- for other participants.
  • For foreign delegates the registration fee is not required.

The registration fee includes the Conference Program, abstract publication, admission to all conference sessions and activities, refreshment breaks.

An Opportunity for Publication in International Journals

As following Journals are CBRC OCT, 2009 conference partners, the best article would be publish in these Journals;
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
PCTE International Journal of Management, INDIA
IJCRB, South Africa 
Business & Economics Society USA
Journal of Applied Accounting Research
Information Management and Computer Security
Industrial Management and Data Systems

Conference Package

  • Each participant would be given an official CBRC-2009 conference participation certificate for attendance affirmation/ authentication.
  • All registered participants will be given a conference package containing CBRC-2009 research material.


Transportation, boarding and lodging facility will be free of charge for foreign delegates with in Pakistan.
For out of station Pakistani participants limited accommodations are available on a first come first serve basis.

Guidelines of Submission

  • All submissions must adhere to the following guidelines:
  • If you wish to have your Abstract published in the conference program, submit an electronic copy on or before September 30th, 2009.
  • If you wish to have your paper published in the refereed conference proceedings, submit an electronic copy, Double-spaced, on or before September 30th, 2009, though earlier submissions are strongly encouraged.
  • Papers will be reviewed and final decisions will be made and communicated no later than 10th October  2009. Revisions should be expected. Final manuscripts should be in required format, (see complete guidelines on monuscript requirements).
  • Receipt of all electronic submissions will be acknowledged as soon as received.
  • Manuscript submissions should include a separate title page on each copy, listing all authors, their affiliations, addresses, telephone/fax numbers and e-mail addresses, if available. For papers with multiple authors, indicate the author with whom we should correspond. List only the manuscript title in the main body of the paper, abstract, or proposal to allow for blind review.
  •  All papers will be subjected to a blind review process. They will be judged primarily on the basis of original contribution to scholarship, overall quality, and interest to the Association's members. Reviewers' comments will be provided to authors when notified of the Program Committee decisions.
  • Accepted manuscripts will be published in the conference proceedings only if at least one author gets registered.

For Registration and Conference Information

Download: Registration Form

COMSATS Business Research Conference 2009,
Center for Research,
Faculty of Management Sciences, Block -D
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology,
Lahore Campus Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road
Lahore. Pakistan
Phone: 0021-42-111 001 007,  Ext: 227
Fax: +92-42-9203100
E-mail: cbrc@ciitlahore.edu.pk & abrc2009@gmail.com
Website: www.ciitlahore.edu.pk/abrc/

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