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SZABIST International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Management, Education, and Social Sciences 2020 (SI Conference-2020)
“New Horizons for Data Driven World: Challenges, Initiatives and Opportunities”
SZABIST Karachi Campus, Pakistan

Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) is a fully chartered (Sindh Act No. XI of 1995), degree awarding institute, that is accredited by HEC, Pakistan. SZABIST is fetching academicians, practitioners and research students on one platform at SZABIST International Conference 2020 (SI Conference-2020) to discuss emergent trends, new horizon of data driven world and most pertinent issues faced by academia and industry, related to education, languages, management and social sciences.

About Theme: With increase of digitization, advent of disruptive technologies and their diffusion in the society lead to challenges for today’s business managers, academicians and to global society as a whole. Hence, there is colossal emphasis on data sciences. Today’s consumers including millennials appear far more informed. The socio-economic situations and trends around the globe seem to be rapidly changing. The social and management scientists today are unable to predict the emerging trends, issues, and changing social perspectives cum uncertain environment with 100% accuracy. From governments to private sector, industry, and markets are now more data-driven than ever before. There is an inclination toward big data, data analytics and informed decision-making. This conference invites research papers on the latest themes, issues, and solutions faced by organizations, communities, and societies.

This conference invites research papers on the latest themes, issues and solutions faced by organizations, communities and societies. The multidisciplinary themes are:

Sub Themes for Management Sciences

  • Marketing: Green marketing, brand management, retail management, strategic marketing, marketing data analytics, advertising
  • Supply Chain Management: Green Supply Chain, it’s Efficiency, block chain management, Logistics, Competitive Warehousing
  • Human Resource Management: Transformation, Green HRM , HR analytics, HR strategic role, HR and Artificial Intelligence ,Work place Happiness and Sanity, Work life balance, Diversity and Digitization
  • Humanities and Management Well-being at work, Climate change, Economic development and competitiveness, SMEs and international entrepreneurship, Gender Equality, Sustainable Development Goals
  • General Management: Change Management, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Corporate Governance, Strategic management, System thinking, CSR
  • Finance and Accounting: Challenge of Disruption and Future Opportunities with Fintech, New Frontiers in Investments and Asset Pricing Research, Innovations & Best Practices in Social Finance, Mobilizing Finance for Meeting Sustainable Development Goals, Green Finance, Impact Investments and Socially Responsible Investments

Sub Themes of Languages

  • Reflection of Language, Culture & Society through Literature
  • Language Teaching and Language Learning: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Communication & Media in Teaching Literature and Language

Sub Themes for Social Science

  • Psychology: Abnormal / Developmental / Cognitive / Educational Psychology
  • Sociology: Social Justice / Civil Society / Peace Movements / Mass, Media and Society / The Sociology of Religion
  • International Relations: Radicalization, Extremism and Terrorism / Political Geography / European Union / Muslim World / International Institutions/Organizations
  • Economics:Fiscal and Monetary Economics / Labor Economics / Growth, Poverty and Inequality / Pakistan Economy / Sustainable Development.

Sub Themes Of Education

  • Current Educational Trends: Digital Literacy, Assessment As/ For/Of Learning Inclusive Education, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Innovative/Student Centered Teaching Methods, Social And Emotional Teaching And Learning, Curriculum Design And Innovations
  • Educational Leadership and Management: Educational Planning And Management, School Improvement, Quality Assurance In Education, Human Resource Management In Education, Educational Consultancy, Professional Development And Performance Management Of Teachers, Leadership Styles, School Community Partnership

Corporate Tracks/Panel Discussions

  • Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics and Distribution
  • Applied Linguistics in the Contemporary World
  • Experiential Learning

Publication Opportunity

Around 150 research papers will be presented in parallel sessions of the Conference. All submissions will be double-blind peer-reviewed and the selected papers will be published in the Journal of Independent Studies and Research (JISR, HEC Recognized Y category) of SZABIST.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline      December 12, 2019
Abstract Notification      December 15, 2019
Final Paper Submission Deadline      December 23, 2019
Registration Opens      December 26, 2019
Closing Date       January 08, 2020

For Submissions and Detailed Information


Call for papers and fees structure are attached. For further details, please visit our Facebook page or email us. We appreciate your kindness to forward this Call for Paper to your colleagues/students. We look forward for submission of your paper and to see you at SI Conference 2020, SZABIST Karachi.