31 Jul - 1 Aug 2019

Venue :
Opening, keynote speech & closing remark - Senate Room, Chancellor Hall,
Universiti Brunei Darussalam,
Bandar Seri Begawan,
Brunei Darussalam.

Organised by:

UBD School of Business and Economics
Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Key dates:
21 Apr 2019 ExtendedAbstract Submission Deadline
31 Mar 2019Author notification starts
15 Jun 2019Early bird registration ends
15 Jun 2019Deadline for full paper submission
15 Jun 2019Last registration date for paper presenters
31 Jul and
1 Aug 2019
Conference dates


Keynote Speaker

Professor Dato Dr Azmi Omar,
Chief Executive Officer,
International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance,

Keynote topic: Banking Disrupted – Are Banks Prepared for Banking 4.0?

The keynote will discuss the current banking landscape and analyses how banks are coping with the challenges and opportunities brought by the digital disruption.
It will also analyse the current banking model and evaluate whether banks are ready for Banking 4.0? Issues on access to finance and financial inclusion will also be addressed.

Invited Speakers

Professor Euston Quah,
Professor of Economics
Nanyang Technological University,

Talk title: China's Belt and Road Initiative : Cost - Benefit Analysis and Meeting Environmental Obligations
Professor Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin,
Professor of Economics
Istanbul Medeniyet University,

Talk title: Could Digitalization Solve SME’s Financing Problem?