The 3rd BESRA International Conference on Business Sustainability and Social Science (ICBSSS-2024)

01-02  Sep 2024 Berlin, Germany

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Call for Papers:

The 3rd BESRA ICBSSS-2024 conference will be a great platform for researchers, academics, and industry professionals to share knowledge and their achievements.  The ICBSSS Conference invites scientific papers in the form of research article, conceptual paper, review report, and technical report addressing the recent issues in business, management, business sustainability, and social sciences.

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:

  • Business sustainability
  • Business Resilience
  • Social science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Management
  • Sustainable finance
  • Digital Economy
  • Fintech
  • Digital Financ
  • Economics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Operations Research
  • Consumer Decision Making
  • Technology/Operation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Stability
  • Financial Literacy
  • Regional/International Trade
  • Rural-Urban Development
  • Industrial Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Political Influences on Business
  • Unemployment and Crime
  • Social Welfare
  • Resource Distribution
  • Living Standards
  • Institutional Development 

Keynote Speaker:

Prof. Dr. A. Afshar Jahanshahi, IPADE Business School, Pan-American University, Mexico


“Asghar Afshar Jahanshahi is a research professor at IPADE Business School in Mexico City, Mexico. He previously worked as a full-time professor at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico, as an Associate Professor at CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School (PUCP, Peru), and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Afshar’s research interests focus on entrepreneurship and strategy, particularly examining the behaviors of entrepreneurs, CEOs, and top management teams (TMTs) in newly established firms and SMEs. His research papers have been published in prestigious journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, American Psychologist, Business Strategy and the Environment, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.”

Conference Committee:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roshelle Ramfol, University of Suth Africa
Assistant Prof Dr Anahita A. Hajibashi, Berlin International Unicversity, Germany
Prof. Dr.Suhal Kusairi, Telkom University, Indonesia
Dr. Behrooz Gharleghi, Arden University, Germany
Prof. Dr. Asghar A. Jahanshahi,IPADE Business School, Pan-American University, Mexico


Abstract Deadline  Aug 20, 2024
Notification of Acceptance 7 days after submission
Early Bird Registration Aug 01, 2024
Full paper/ Revised Paper Submission Deadline Aug 20, 2024
Registration Deadline  Aug 20, 2024
Conference Dates  01-02 Sep, 2024

Day One: 01 Sep 2024 from 09:00 – 16:00

Online and in-person 

Openning time: 09:00 AM

Time Program 
09:00-09:30 Refreshment and registration
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome & Conference Host Introduction
09:40 – 10:00

Keynote speech

Prof. Dr. A. Afshar Jahanshahi, IPADE Business School, Pan-American University, Mexico

10:00 – 16:00 The program will be uploaded closer to the date of conference


Day Two: 02 Sep 2024 form 10:00 – 15:00

Online Only – the program will be updated closer to the conference date.

Session 1 Chair: TBD
Session 2 Chair: TBD





The ICBMGE 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, lunch during conference, coffee breaks, conference proceeding, conference attendance certificate, and conference accessories.

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 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 Aug 01, 2024) 350 Euro
Normal registration (until Aug 20, 2024) 390 Euro
Virtual/Students/Listeners 190 Euro
Paper only (without attending) or Additional paper 100 Euro

* 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, DOI, 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: Steglitz International Hotel, Berlin, Germany.

Conference Coordinator:

Prof. Dr. Behrooz Gharleghi 

Conference Partners