Call for Papers

Mount Royal University, Regis University and the Journal of Global Commerce Research invite you to participate in the International Conference on Global Commerce and Sustainability.

The present global issues today are affected in no small measure by sustainable development and energy needs to fuel such development. The conference focuses on two major themes: (1) education for sustainable development and (2) sustainable energy exploration, exploitation and reclamation projects. Read the full conference description

The conference invites international scholars and practitioners to submit abstracts, posters, and proposals pertaining to sustainability in education, commerce, global business, resource exploitation and recovery, renewable energy and sustainable management practices.

  • Papers (maximum 25 pages)
  • Positioning, Case or Interactive Papers (maximum 10 pages)
  • Panels and Posters (maximum 4 pages with a 100 word abstract)
  • Read the paper guidelines

While these are main subjects and tracks for the conference we also encourage submission of papers with the following as topics:

  • Education and Curriculum Development
  • Sustainable Management Practices
  • Sustainability in Education
  • Sustainable Energy Exploration and Reclamation Projects
  • Business Systems and Processes
  • Transportation, Logistics and Security
  • International Business Management
  • Business Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior and Learning
  • Business Strategy and Technology/Innovation
  • Market Trends
  • Concept Development and Commercialization
  • Marketing
  • Financing Concepts and Expansions (feed and tariffs, jobs, etc)
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Updates in Global Commerce and Supply Chain Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Management
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Advertizing and promotion management
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Business and Cross-Cultural Managerial Communication
  • Labor Relations and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Theory, Research and Applications
  • Operations/Production Management/ Research/Statistics
  • Business Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management Policy
  • Corporate and International finance
  • Emerging Markets and Economic Development
  • Financial Institutions, Services and Markets
  • International Economics and Trade
  • Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
  • Portfolio and Security Analysis
  • Public Policy and Regional Economics
  • International Tax Accounting

Guidelines and Submission

Papers submitted to Journal of Global Commerce Research for publication consideration are required to follow standard guidelines. Please read the full manuscript requirementsPapers must be submitted by September 25, 2012 for consideration.

Accepted papers will be considered for the Best Paper Award and publication in the Journal of Global Commerce Research ( or the Journal of Current Research in Global Business.

Interested in participating as a reviewer? The Forum is also accepting requests for reviewers.

Attend the Conference

When: October 5 – 6, 2012
Venue: Bissett School of Business, Mount Royal University - Calgary, Canada

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