[Scopus] International Conference on Recent Developments in Social Science and Digital Economy (ICRDSSDE-2023)

18 – 19 June 2023

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Call for Papers:

The ICRDSSDE-2023 conference will be a great platform for researchers, academics, and industry professionals to share knowledge and their achievements.  The ICRDSSDE Conference invites scientific papers in the form of research article, conceptual paper, review report, and technical report addressing the recent issues in social science, economics, business, management, marketing, and human resource.

BESRA highly encourages PhD and postgraduate students to present their research findings and research proposals with a special registration fee (discounted rate). Original research articles, case studies, and abstracts of research in progress are accepted for the presentation in conference. BESRA would also offer a special rate for Listeners and Delegations from the same area of interest.

Note: PhD scholars are highly welcomed to present their early-stage findings.


Oral Presentation

Each presenter is given 15 minutes to present the paper followed by 5 minutes Q&A. The conference venue is equipped with a projector and screen. Presenters are encouraged to send a copy of their presentation to the conference organizer for the ease of operation. However, if you are not able to send your presentation slides before your arrival to the conference, please bring a USB key loaded with your presentation contents.


The conference topics are listed below but not limited to:

  • Social Sciences
  • Digital Economy
  • Fintech
  • Digital Finance
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Management Information Systems
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Operations Research
  • Communication
  • Consumer Decision Making
  • Big Data
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Technology/Operation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Stability
  • Financial Literacy
  • Regional/International Trade
  • Rural-Urban Development
  • Tourism Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Political Influences on Business
  • Inequalities, Poverty
  • Unemployment and Crime
  • Social Welfare
  • Resource Distribution
  • Living Standards
  • Institutional Development
  • Human resource Management

Invited Speakers:

  • Prof Dr Berthold Kuhn, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Seyed M. Karimi, University of Louisville, USA


Keynote Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Dr Roshelle Ramfol, University of South Africa


Constructing a sustainable pathway to net zero carbon emissions requires sound fiscal and financial reforms. Roshelle Ramfol founded Financing Net Earth in 2021 to fulfil this role by designing and implementing innovative climate finance models. Roshelle is the Director of the School of Accountancy and Professor at the University of South Africa. She has acquired a blend of finance experience in industry, government and academia and worked with many international agencies to develop energy transition policy for the extractives sector. Having an innate passion for the environment and the well-being of humanity, she aims to be a global thought leader in the field of impact investing. She holds a PhD in Tax Policy from the University of Pretoria.

Conference Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roshelle Ramfol, University of Suth Africa
Prof. Dr. Asghar A. Jahanshahi, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mariani A. Majid, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Hariharan Narayanan, Shri Academy, India

Dr. Behrooz Gharleghi, Arden University, Germany


Abstract Deadline  May 20, 2023
Notification of Acceptance 10 days after submission
Early Bird Registration May 14, 2023
Full paper/ Revised Paper Submission Deadline June 10, 2023
Registration Deadline  June 10, 2023
Conference Dates  June 18-19, 2023


Day #1: June 18, 2023 from 10:00 – 16:00

Online via Zoom Link

OPENING time: 10:00 AM

  • Welcome speech: 10:00 – 10:10
  • Keynote speech: 10:10 – 10:30
  • Parallel Sessions 10:30 – 12:00
  • Break 12:00-12:30
  • Parallel Sessions 12:30 – 16:00


Day #2: June 19, 2023 form 10:00 – 16:00

Conference Room

OPENING time: 10:00 AM

  • Welcome speech: 10:00 – 10:10
  • Parallel Sessions 10:10 – 12:00
  • Lunch Break 12:00-13:00
  • Parallel Sessions 13:00 – 16:00





The ICRDSSDE conference provide a unique opportunity to academics, practitioners, research scholars, and policy makers to present their papers in the conference and to discuss their new ideas, and research findings. It is advised that the accepted papers add contributions to the existing knowledge.

Registration fee includes participation in the conference, conference proceeding, conference attendance e-certificate, lunch during conference, conference accessories, and coffee breaks.

Author/Co-author and Student Registration: Once your abstract/paper is accepted by the conference committee, you should register for the conference before the registration deadline. The instructions for registration will be sent to you with the “acceptance letter”. Confirmation of your registration will be sent by email within 2 working days of the receipt of registration fee.

Listener Registration: BESRA always welcome the motivated attendees to participate in the conference and to engage in the Q&A sessions.

Once you register for the conference by paying the registration fee,  we will issue you a ‘letter of invitation’ to present your paper. This letter can be used for visa application purposes to obtain a visitor visa if you need one.

Acknowledgement of Registration

If you do not received acknowledgment of your registration within Two days after paying the fees, please contact us via conference@besra.net. The conference program along with the list of keynote speakers, and delegates will be updated in conference website before the conference date.


Registration fee*:

Early bird registration (until May 14, 2023) 390 EUR
Normal registration (until June, 10, 2023) 410 EUR
Virtual/Students/Listeners 290 EUR
Paper only (without attending) or Additional paper 290 EUR

* Tax is included in the registration fee.

You can pay the conference fee by using any of the following options:


1- Online payment via credit/debit cards. The link will be sent to you with the “acceptance letter”.


2- Wire transfer:

  • Account holder name: BESRA AcadEx U.G.

  • Bank Name: Postbank, Berlin

  • IBAN: DE72 1001 0010 0057 0581 48



Cancellation Policy

Canceled Registration Fees will be refunded, minus a 50 Euro administration fee. No refund if you cancel 30 days prior to the start of the conference. The same applies for no-shows for any reasons.

Note: By paying the registration fee, the participant acknowledges that she/he has no right to lodge claims against the conference organizers should the meeting be altered, hindered, or prevented by unexpected political/economic events, unpredictable forces of nature, pandemics, or other unforeseeable events.


      Publication opportunities:

      All full papers and Abstracts submitted to the conference will be reviewed by the Conference Editorial Office and will be published in the Conference proceedings or in the following journal:

      International Journal of Advanced Business Studies (ISSN, DRJI, etc.)



      Only selected papers will be published in the following Scopus journals after a double-blind peer-review process conducted by the journal.

      Malaysian Journal of Economics (Scopus)
      International Journal of Business Performance Management (Scopus)

      Conference Venue:

      Conference will be held at: American Univeristy Washington DC, USA


      Conference Coordinator:

      Prof Dr Behrooz Gharleghi