ICED 2020

THE SUCCESS STORY OF ICED 2019

The 3rd International Conference on Economics and Development – ICED 2019 was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka and hosted by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka, Department of Economics School of Business, Independent University Bangladesh, Bangladesh and Banking and Department of Economics, Epoka University, Albania. The conference was held from 13th – 14th June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme“Fourth Industrial Revolution: Current Practices, New Challenges and Opportunities” with its successful academic partner Ishik University, Iraq.

INAUGURATION CEREMONY

The opening remarks of ICED 2019 were made by the Conference Chair Dr. Sumudu Perera (Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka) together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

PARTNER APPRECIATION AWARDS

Representatives from Hosting and Academic partner Universities were specially recognized for their wonderful  collaboration with TIIKM during the inauguration session. The representatives are as follows:

  • Sumudu Perera (Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka)
  • Aminur Rahman (Department of Economics, School of Business, Independent University Bangladesh, Bangladesh)
  • Chrysanthi Balomenou (Banking and Finance Department, Epoka University, Albania)
  • Fatih Cura, (Business and Management Department, Ishik University Erbil, Iraq)

KEYNOTE FORUM AND PLENARY SPEAKERS

The Keynote speech was delivered by one of the prominent human development economists in India Prof. Santosh Mehrotra, on the topic “The TWIN Asian Challenges of Technological upgradation and IR4”.

The Plenary speeches were done by the following resource persons in the economics and development:

  • Prof. Aminur Rahman (Head of Department of Economics, School of Business, Independent University, Bangladesh) – “Advancing Economies towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution”
  • Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou, (Banking and Finance department, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Epoka University, Albania) – “How Aging Population, Immigration, and Technological Transition Pose Challenges to the Greek Secondary Banking”
  • Dr. Fatih Cura (Business and Management Department, Ishik University Erbil, Iraq) – “04 th Industrial Revolution and Ethical Concern”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Prof. Santosh Mehrotra

Economist
India
Speech Title: “The TWIN Asian Challenges of Technological upgradation and IR4”

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Prof. Aminur Rahman Professor Aminur Rahman

Professor and Head of Department of Economics
School of Business
Independent University
Bangladesh

Speech Title: “Advancing Economies towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution”

-Dr.-Chrysanthi-Balomenou

Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou

Banking and Finance department
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Epoka University
Albania

Speech Title: “How aging population, immigration, and technological transition pose challenges to the Greek secondary banking”

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Dr. Edoardo Monaco

Associate Professor and Director of the Government 
and International Relations Programme
Hong Kong Baptist University & Beijing Normal University
United International College China
Speech Title: “The sustainability revolution: notes on green growth, social inclusion and SDG implementation in the Global South”.

Fatih Cura

Dr. Fatih Cura

Business and Management Department
Ishik University Erbil, Iraq

Speech Title: “4th Industrial Revolution and Ethical Concern”

40 PARTICIPANTS FROM 13 COUNTRIES

This conference was consisted of  40 participants from 13 countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Albania, India, Pakistan, Iraq, Indonesia, France, Egypt, Malaysia, Thailand, Canada and the USA. Among our participants were academics, researchers, practitioners, scholars, and industry experts who have exchanged and shared their experiences and knowledge on all aspects of Economics and Development from all around the world. The conference highlighted current practices, new challenges and opportunities in the fourth industrial revolution.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

ICED 2019 conference comprised of Five (05) technical sessionsunder the below themes:

  • Environmental And Sustainable Economic Developmentmathematics Education
  • Social, Environment And Sustainable Growth
  • Industrial Organization And Policy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Macroeconomic Issues

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Strategies for Applying Course Content to Real- World Contexts

The workshop titled “Strategies for Applying Course Content to Real- World Contexts” was organized in parallel to the 2nd International Conference on Future of Education 2019. It  was facilitated by the Conference Chair  Dr. Brian Beitzel  to discuss strategies for assisting learners to identify how course material applies to situations in everyday life. The workshop welcomed ICED participants and offered insights for university instructors, strategies for effective teaching while demonstrating how classroom material is relevant to these real-world contexts. Academics, Teachers, Lecturers, Students, Industry Experts and Policy makers were able to actively engage in this workshop.

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Dr. Brian D. Beitzel

WORLD RENOWNED KEYNOTE SPEECH + PLENARY SPEECHES

Keynote Title: “The TWIN Asian Challenges of Technological upgradation and IR4”

Date:13th June 2019
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Plenary Title: “Advancing Economies towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution”

Date:13th June 2019
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Plenary Title: “How aging population, immigration, and technological transition pose challenges to the Greek secondary banking”

Date:14th June 2019
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Plenary Title: “The sustainability revolution: notes on green growth, social inclusion and SDG implementation in the Global South”

Date:14th June 2019
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Plenary Title: “4th Industrial Revolution and Ethical Concern”

Date:14th June 2019
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The Role of Education in Economic Development


This panel discussion on “The Role of Education in Economic Development” was held in parallel to the 2ndInternational Conference on Future of Education. The discussion was featured by a leading economist in Albania Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou (Banking and Finance department, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Epoka University, Albania) and Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan (President European International University (EIU), Paris, Managing Director of Bangkok School of Management(BSM) – Bangkok). The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Brian Beitzel (Director of Education Assessment and Accreditation, Professor of Educational Psychology, School of Education and Human Ecology, State University of New York College, Oneonta, New York). The discussion stressed on the significant contribution to economic development and the interrelateness of  Education and economy in order to play a very crucial role in securing economic and social progress in the society. The discussion also provided the opportunity for the participants to raise their questions and doubts during the Q & A session subsequent to the main session.

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-Dr.-Chrysanthi-Balomenou

Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou

President European International University (EIU), Paris, Managing Director of Bangkok School of Management(BSM) – Bangkok

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Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan

President European International University (EIU), Paris
Managing Director of Bangkok School of Management(BSM) – Bangkok

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Panelists

Dr. Edoardo Monaco

Associate Professor and Director of the Government and
International Relations Programme
Hong Kong Baptist University & Beijing Normal University
United International College
China

 

Role of Policy Makers for a Better Economy


ICED 2019 panel discussion titled, “Role of policy makers for a better economy”  was moderated by a leading  economist in India Prof. Santosh Mehrotra. The objective of the discussion was to bring together a wide and broad audience with participants coming from academia and industry. The discussion revolved around economists large impact on policy-making, restoring economic stability while focusing on restoring the institutional role of governing.  The panel was open to all participants to ask questions and to enrich the debate with additional remarks.

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Panelist

Prof. Santosh Mehrotra

Economist
India

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CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

All accepted abstracts for 3rd International Conference on Economics and Development 2019 (ICED 2019), will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-31-3.

All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN 2536-8338 in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

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Business Horizons


Online ISSN 0007-6813
Editor in Chief Prof. Dan Li
Publisher Elsevier
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Indexed in SCOPUS, Social Sciences Citation Index, Management Bibliographies & Reviews, Top Management Abstracts and many more
Focus of the journal Managerial Implications for Practice

International Journal of Business and Globalisation


Online ISSN 1753-3635
Editor in Chief
Prof. Leo Paul Dana
Publisher
INDERSCIENCE
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Indexed in
SCOPUS, Academic OneFile (Gale), Asian Digital Library, cnpLINKer (CNPIEC), Business Collection (Gale) and many more
Focus of the journal Various aspects of business and globalisation, including the physical environment and poverty.

International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation


Online ISSN 1741-5284
Editor in Chief Prof. Leo Paul Dana
Publisher INDERSCIENCE
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Indexed in Academic OneFile (Gale), Asian Digital Library, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), cnpLINKer (CNPIEC), Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale) and many more
Focus of the journal Authoritative source of information in the field of knowledge and technology transfer and diffusion, as well as commercialisation and related disciplines.

  • Dr. B.V. Halmandage, Mahavidyalaya, Vasantnagaar, India
  • Dr. Deepak Kumar Behera, National Institute of Technology Patna, India
  • Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou, Epoka University, Albania
  • Prof. Aminur Rahman, Independent University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Sumudu Perera, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Fatih Cura, Ishik University Erbil, Iraq
  • Dr. Phanindra Goyari, Texas Christian University, USA
  • Dr. S. P. Premaratne, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan
  • Dr. Mohamed Shikh Abubaker Albaity, Univeristy of Sharjah, UAE
  • Dr. Mohammad Arif Kamal, Aligarh Muslim University, India
  • Dr. B. W. R. Dhamayanthi, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Mirela Alhasani, Epoka University, Albania
  • Asst. Prof. Sakib-Bin-Amin, North South University, Bangladesh
  • Assoc Prof. Eglantina Hysa, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Asad Karim Khan Priyo, North South University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Xue Bai, Brock University, Canada
  • Dr. Sukumar Vellakkal, BITS Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa Campus, India
  • Prof. Güngör Turan, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Asad Karim Khan Priyo, North South University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Usman Khalid, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia
  • Dr. Erjon Gjoci, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Anish Kumar Mukhopadhyay,India
  • Dr. S. P. Premaratne, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Pratheepkanth Puwanenthiren, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Timothy Hagen, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Atri Mukherjee, Reserve Bank of India, India
  • Dr. Shahariar Kabir,Independent University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. A. A. Azeez, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Anjan Chakrabarti, University of Burdwan,India
  • Assoc Prof. Eglantina Hysa, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Naqeeb Ur Rehman, Epoka University, Albania
  • Prof Aminur Rahman ,  Independent University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Warattaya Chinnakum, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Dr. Chrysanthi Balomenou, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Juljana Imeraj, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Albana Demi, Epoka University, Albania
  • Dr. Arjona Cela, Epoka University, Albania
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatbardha Kadiu, Epoka University, Albania

 

Affiliations

Hosting partner

 


Department of Economics, School of Business,
Independent University Bangladesh,
Bangladesh

Hosting partner


Department of Economics,
Epoka University, Albania

Hosting partner


University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Sri Lanka

Academic Partner


Ishik University, Iraq

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