Day 1
1 November 2021, Monday
9.00 – 9.15

Recital of Surah Al-fatihah and Doa Selamat

Formal Welcome
By Dr Hj Masairol Hj Masri

Dean of UBD School of Business and Economics
Officiation of the ICBEF 2021 by the Guest of Honour

9.15 – 10.15

Keynote Speaker

Professor Wim Vanhaverbeke
(Professor of Digital Strategy and Innovation, University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Keynote title: Digital Technologies, Business Model Innovation and Innovation Ecosystem Development.

10.15 – 10.30 Intermission
10.30 – 12.00 Parallel Session

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Covid-19 Impact and Experiences

Innovation and Knowledge Management

Strategic Issues in Business

P068: Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Tertiary Students during Covid-19 lockdown and its Related Coping Strategies: A cross sectional survey in Emerging Economies

P039: Sustainable Human Resource Management Intervention through the Practice of Self-certified Medical Leave Studies within Civil Servant of His Majesty Brunei Darussalam Government

P092: Recalibration of Cultural Landscape in Malaysia

P035: Synergistic effects of public health responses and fiscal policy measures on tax morale of entrepreneurial firms during COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria

P088: Assessing the Effectiveness of Competition-based Learning Winning Video as a Pedagogical Tool in Preparing Business Plan among Accounting Undergraduate Students

P030: Antecedents of Exhibitors’ Acceptance toward Progressive Rates of Exhibition Space Rental in Thailand

P011: Divergent economic impact of COVID-19 in advanced and emerging economies

P101: Structural Empowerment, Knowledge Self-efficacy, and Knowledge Application Behaviour: A proposed framework

P049: Factors of Business-to-Business Success of Thai for Healthy Rice Industry

P070: Visitor Motivation in Attending Food and Beverage Exhibition During Pandemic Era: Case Study of Exhibition Venues in Songkhla

P017: Telco Turning Digital & Innovation:  How to Shape Digital Transformation, Monetize with Digital Offerings across the Customer Journey

P105: An exploratory study on SMEs towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Their Readiness, Challenges and Opportunities

12.00 – 13.00 Virtual Network session
13.00 – 15.00

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

COVID-19 Impact and Experience I

Issues in Business Development


Financial Literacy and Fintech

P067: Online Food Delivery platform factors, customer experience, attitude and behavioral intention towards OFD service in southern of Thailand.

P055: Adopting Drone Technology as An Alternative for a Forthcoming Transportation Designed For Online Shoppers: Are We Ready?

P016: Examining the Spatial Spillover Effects of ICT on Economic Growth: Evidence from the ASEAN Economies

P072: Post Covid-19 Marketing Strategies for MICE Venues in Songkhla

P084: Entrepreneurial Fear of Failure in Incubated and non-incubated Startups

P077: Financial Resilience in Brunei: An Exploratory Study on Emergency Savings, Insurance Uptake and Financial Literacy

P073: Stakeholder’s Perspective Towards Music Festival During Post-Covid19

P074: Resident Opinions on MICE Visitors Arrival in Hatyai, Songkhla During Covid-19 Pandemic


P020: Strategic collaboration between Rural Banks (Bank Perkreditan Rakyat) and Fintech P2P Lending; Case Study ANS Group BPR

P089: The year that the world stops: Pandemic, religiosity and sustainability affecting Muslim consumers

P075: Guidelines for Sustainable Event Development: A Case Study of Songkhla MICE Industry

P102: Islamic Social Finance, Institutional Quality and Stability of Islamic Banks

P080: COVID-19 Exposure: A Risk-Averse Firms' Response

P104: Small Firm Internationalisation in Halal Food Industry of a Small Country: A Study of Brunei Darussalam

P103: Shariah Auditing: A review of Literature and Future Research

Day 2
2 November 2021, Tuesday
9.00 – 10.00

Title: Value-based Islamic Finance and Sustainable Development

By Professor Mohammad Kabir Hassan
(Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans, US. )

10.00 – 11.30

Session 7

Session 8

Session 9

Human Resource Management and Leadership

Tourism Economics


Digital Transformation, Information Technology and Development

P059: The Effects of Blockchain Adoption on ‘Sertu’ Cleansing in Halal Logistics Operation: A Case Study on Halal Logistics Operation in Klang Valley

P032: The Attractiveness of 2nd Tier City in Thailand for Corporate Meeting & Incentive Industry Success; Covid Era

P076: Assessing the Key Factors in Organising the Virtual Incentive Travel

P012: Implementation of the New Performance Appraisal System in the Brunei Public Sector: Initial Reactions

P034: An Analysis of Senior Friendly Hotel Attributes in Contributing to Guest Loyalty: A Case Study of Hotels in Phuket, Thailand

P051: Re-thinking Malaysian Universities’ Business Models – Building sustainable Business School graduates

P065: A Pilot Study for Identify the Factor Influencing Productive Malaysian Cocoa Farmers (PMCF) Work Performance During Covid 19 Pandemic

P057: MICE Experts’ Views on Outcome-Based Education Curriculum Development in Muslim-friendly Meetings and Exhibition Management in Thailand

P060: Digital Ecosystem: A Preliminary Framework to Measure the Health of an Ecosystem

P071: MICE Industry Demand Towards MICE Graduates Capabilities in Southern Thailand

P069: MICE Venue Management Perspective Towards ASEAN MICE Venue Standards

P062: The intention to use the event technology between manager and operation level in Thailand

11.30 – 12.15 Virtual Network session
12.15 – 13.45

Session 10

Session 11

Session 12

Session 13

Performance Management Systems

Strategic Issues in Business I

Marketing Management and Consumer Behaviour

Macroeconomics policy issues

P033: Performance appraisal from a multi-level perspective: case study of a government-linked company in Brunei

P052: The Causal Relationship of Factors Affecting for Developing Strategies to Drive Business Employee Successors in Digital Industry of Thailand

P040: An Examination on The Effectiveness of Contest Through Social Media Platforms on Attitudes toward the Company and Purchase Intention

P096: Social Darwinism, the economic implications in the context of COVID-19 & the Islamic perspective

P082: Integrated Project Performance Management System Design in Project Management Office of Indonesia Gas Sub-Holding Company

P054: Cross-functional Integration Focusing on Productive Service Quality: A Case Study on New Product Development Speed

P095: Explaining Consumers’ Intention to Purchase Products of Socially Responsible Organisations

P098: The Impact of Macroprudential Policy Instrument, Minimum Statutory Reserve, MIR, and Capital Buffer to Bank Credit Growth in Indonesia

P091: Rerouting Service Operations Management

P061: Factors Influencing the Engagement of Youth in Agroprenuership: Malaysian Perspectives

P043: Effect of Social Media Communication and Customer Engagement on Brand Equity: A Conceptual framework

P099: The Role of Domestic and Foreign Economic Uncertainties in Determining the Foreign Exchange Rate: An Extended Monetary Approach

P090: Effects of Work-Life Balance on Perceived Stress Amidst COVID 19: Evidence from a Malaysian Telecommunication Infrastructure Company

P097: The moderating Effect of Corruption on the Relationship between National Culture and Entrepreneurial Orientation: Evidence from Informal Enterprises in Hostile Environments

P078: Purchase Abandonment in In-store Shopping

P100: Will Belt and Road Initiative Reshape Global Trade? Evidence from Network Analysis

13.45 – 14.00 Intermission
14.00 – 16.00 Panel Discussion

Title: Innovation for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

The panellists:
• Professor Wim Vanhaverbeke, Professor Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Surrey Business School, U.K.
• Professor George Saridakis, Professor of Small Firms and Entrepreneurship at Kent Business School, U.K.
• Associate Professor Dr Yazid Abdullahi, University of Sharjah, U.A.E.
• Mr Javed Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer, Darussalam Enterprise, Brunei Darussalam

Moderator: Dr M. Muzamil Naqshbandi
Day 3
3 November 2021, Wednesday
9.00 – 10.30

Session 14

Session 15

Session 16

Readiness to adopt Industry 4.0

Asian and Emerging Economies

Economic Development

P036: Public Private Partnerships in Small States: The Case of Brunei Darussalam

P044: Developing Business Sentiment Index for Brunei Darussalam

P086: Assessment of Fisheries Co-Management in Sarawak, Malaysia

P029: K-Means Clustering Approach to Categorize the Maturity Level of Industry 4.0 Technology Adoption of MSMEs in Brunei Darussalam.

P045: Developing the Residential Property Price Index for Brunei Darussalam

P087: The Development of Anti-Corruption Disclosure Index for Malaysian Companies

P018: Service Quality Design for Online Bootcamp Services: A Case at an Education Technology Start-up in Indonesia.

P046: Market Timing Skills of ESG Equity Funds in Asia

P010: Reviewing the returns for Brunei Darussalam’s pension system


10.30 – 10.45 Intermission
10.45 – 12.15 Panel Discussion on FinTech

Title: Embracing Fintech in the Era of Business Uncertainty

The panellists:
• Professor David Lee, Professor of Finance, Singapore University of Social Science, Singapore.
• Professor Alan Wong Wing-Keung, Chair Professor, Department of Finance, FinTech Center and Big Data Research Center, Asia University, Taiwan.
• Puan Hjh Hanisah Azah binti POKSKDSS (Dr) Hj Awg Abu Bakar, Manager at FinTech, Brunei Darussalam Central Bank, Brunei Darussalam.
• Tuan Hj Aidil Bahrin bin Dato SLJ Hj Mohd Salleh, Managing Director/Founder, Jana Kapital, Brunei Darussalam.

Moderator: Dr Mohd Hairul Azrin Haji Besar
12.15 – 12.30 Online Best Paper Award and Closing Session