Dearborn/Detroit, MI, USA Venue of 11th Intl Conference


International Business Conference

 11th Annual International Business Conference

December 28-29, 2018


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Dearborn, Detroit Metropolitan Area, Michigan, USA

Theme and Aim


Conference themes:


  • The future of Agriculture, Business, Health, Energy, Engineering in Economic Development
  • The Future Protection and Production of Animal, Crop, Horticultural, Plant, Poultry
  • Strategic Project Finance

Conference Aim  


The main aim of this conference is to provide an international platform for academics, business professionals and government officials from all around the world to come together to exchange ideas on how to exploit global business, agriculture, health, engineering, and energy strategies for promoting global economic development. The Conference will consist of workshops, tutorials, networking sessions, exhibitions, trade transactions, keynote speeches, paper & business proposal presentations, panel discussions, and a tour places of tourist attraction.  

Conference Topics

Conference paper topics, include but not limited to business, agriculture, health, energy, engineering, marketing, management, finance, accounting, tourism, economics, entrepreneurship, law, education, governance, and robotics. 



NOTE that by submitting your paper, you are declaring that the submitted paper is original research work, which has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Submitted papers will be double blind peer reviewed. Accepted papers will be published in ISSN-ed CD Conference Proceedings.

Accepted paper can be presented in 1) person, 2) absentia, or 3) remotely from any country.

Best papers will be considered for publication in appropriate reputable journals, including:

  1. International Journal of Global Business
  2. Journal of Marketing, and Management
  3. Journal of Energy and Economic Development
  4. Journal of Finance, Accounting, and Management 
  5. International Journal of Health and Economic development
  6. International Journal of Agriculture and Economic Development
  7. Journal of Information Technology, and Economic Development 
  8. Journal of Engineering and Economic Development 
  9. Journal of Economic Development, Management, IT, Finance, and Marketing 

The journals are indexed reputable directories including EBSCO, and ProQuest databases. The journals give researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. The journals are used at major business schools including Harvard, Michigan, Wharton, Northwestern, and Chicago. 

The journals are accessed by researchers, faculty, and students in libraries, government, universities, and schools in over 160 countries.

Important Dates


Important Dates 

Paper Submission Deadline: October 1, 2018

Business Proposal Submission Deadline: October 1, 2018

Paper & Business Proposal Notification Acceptance: October 6, 2018

Paper Camera Ready Submissions: October 6, 2018

Early Registration Deadline:    

Collaborators and International Conference Chairs

 Conference collaborators include Global Strategic Management Inc, USA; USA; Lufthansa Airlines, Germany; FBM-IBE-AAGBS Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia;  Madonna University, USA; Univeridad Politecnica de San Luis Potosi, Mexico; Department of Commerce, School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad, India;  University of Buraimi, Oman; Bayero University, Kano; Global Strategic Institute, USA; Management Department, College of Business Administration, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia; University of the West Indies, West Indies; and European Case Clearing House, UK. 

Conference Chairmen

Prof Dr. Matthew Kuofie

Prof. Mohamed Hossam Aboul-Nasr, Assiut University, Egypt, Middle East & Africa Representative

Dr. Anli Suresh. Madras Christian College, India Asia Representative

Prof. Dr. Bilal Acar, University of Selcuk, Turkey Europe Representative

Prof. Dr. Samuel Andoh, Southern Connecticut State Univ., USA America Representative

 International Conference Chairs 


Dr. Marsela Tanasi, Tirana University, Albania

Prof Rupinderjit Singh Kathuria, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, India

Dr. Hernandez-Rodriguez, Clemente. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico

Dr. Stephen Wayne Pilgrim, Director, Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean

Dr. Faisal B. Al-khateeb, GSMI Fellow, New York Institutes of Technology-Abu Dhabi Campus, UAE 

Distinguished GSMI Fellow Dr. Abdu Ja'afaru Bambale, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Dr. Funke Iyabo Olagunju, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo State, Nigeria

Dr. Jukkaphong Poung-ngamchuen,  Maejo University, Thailand

Dr. Bilal Acar, University of Selçuk, Konya, Turkey 

Dr. Tapesh C. Gupta, J.Yoganndam College, India

Dr. Balarabe Abubakar Jakada, Bayero University, Kano

Dr. Adelaide K. Vambe, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa

Prof Dr. Liljana Elmazi, Member of Parliament, Albania

Dr. Onur Arugaslan, Western Michigan University, USA

Prof. Curt M. Weber JD, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, USA

Dr. C. A. Indrani Hazarika, Higher Colleges of Technology; Dubai Women’s Campus, UAE Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ehsan Malik, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr. Bilal Acar, University of Selçuk, Konya, Turkey

Dr. Metin Argan, Anadolu University, Turkey

Dr. Hadi Zayandehroodi, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Dr. Marjan Mohammadjafari, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Dr. Adeniran Solomon Abiodun, Tshwane University Of Technology, South Africa

Dr. K. P. Saraswathi Amma, FISAT Business School, India

Dr. Jamal Abdul Nassir Shaari, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

Dr. Muruga Perumal Ramaswamy, University of Macau, Macau, China

Dr. Jamel Ziadi, Sfax Economic sciences and Management Faculty, Tunisia

Dr. Yu-Shu Peng, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Dr. Murya Hbbash, King Khaled University,Saudi Arabia

Dr. Eveline Menye, University of Yaounde 2, Cameroon

Dr. Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Rafael Perez, GSMI Fellow, Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Dr. Victor Sohmen, Drexel University, USA

Dr. Sita Vanka, GSMI Fellow, University of Hyderabad, India

Prof. Michel Plaisent, GSMI Fellow, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada

Dr. Joseph Ofori Dankwa, GSMI Fellow, Saginaw Valley State University, USA

Dr. Abdullah Aldakhil, GSMI Fellow, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Stephen Wayne Pilgrim, University of the West Indies, Barbados, West Indies

Dr. Aye Mengistu Alemu, SolBridge International School of Business, South Korea

Dr. Mukhtar Halliru, GSMI Fellow, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria

Prof. Rambod Saayedin, SAIPA Automotive Co., Iran

Prof. P.S. P. Swamy, GSMI Fellow, Bangalore University, India

Dr. Ali Serhan Koyuncugil, GSMI Fellow, Capital Markets Board of Turkey, Turkey

Prof. Frank Frimpong Opuni, GSMI Fellow,  Accra Polytechnic, Ghana

Dr. Samuel Andoh, Southern Connecticut State University, USA

Dr. Michael Thombs, Salve Regina University, USA

Dr. Nancy Scannell, University of Illinois Springfield, USA

Dr. Hasan Bulent Kantarci,  Kocaeli University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Faridah Hj Hassan, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ehsan Malik, Punjab University, Pakistan

Dr. Mohamed Hossam Aboul-Nasr, Assiut University, Egypt

Dr. Geroge Ditsa, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa.

Dr. Ching-Sung Wu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Dr. Mirdaim Axhami, Tirana University, Albania


Prof Dr. Matthew Kuofie


Prof Dr. Matthew Kuofde is a professor and doctoral dissertation committee chairman, Grand Canyon University, USA. He is an external examiner of doctoral  dissertation and thesis in many countries. Professor Kuofie has graduated numerous doctors in the United States and many other countries, He is also a world renowned global Business, management finance and investment consultant. He is a former candidate for the United States Congress,.

Dr. Abel Usoro

Abel Usoro PhD is a GSMI fellow since 2007, an associate editor- in-chief of some GSMI journals, and helped organize GSMI International Conference in UK.   . He currently lectures in School of Engineering and Computing of the University of the West of Scotland.    . For Scotland, he serves as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) ambassador.   Over the years, he has been involved in business and information systems consultancies and projects in Europe (mostly UK and an EU project that involved other European countries), Africa (Nigeria) and the Pacific (Solomon Islands).  


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