• Important Dates:
  • Closing Date for Abstract submission by 31 July 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance by 30 June 2023
  • Closing Date for Early Bird Registration by 31 July 2023
  • Full paper submission by 15 August 2023
  • Conference dates: 18 – 19 September 2023



18 – 19 September 2023

Opening, keynote speech, and closing remark @ Senate Room, Chancellor Hall.

Parallel sessions @ UBDSBE lecture rooms

Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei.


UBDSBE plans to organise the 4th International Conference on Business, Economics and Finance (ICBEF) from 18-20 September 2023. The conference theme for this year is Sustainable Green Future. The main objective of organising the 4th ICBEF 2023 is to provide a forum for all researchers and practitioners to discuss and deliberate the issue and challenges, share experiences and suggest possible solutions in the area of a sustainable green future.

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Conference Theme

Benefits to Participants

-Promote academic quality, facilitate cross-disciplinary engagement and highlight current issues

-As a platform for academia, researchers, practitioners and policy makers to exchange views and ideas

-Enable opportunities for research collaborations

Conference Streams

Participants and paper authors are encouraged to submit papers in any of the streams listed below.

  • AI and Cybersecurity
  • Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency
  • Borneo Studies
  • Circular Economy
  • Climate Change Challenges
  • Digital Economy and Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Food Security
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Green and Sustainable Investment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
  • Post Covid-19 Business Challenges
  • Sustainable Business Development
  • Technological Advances in Modern Businesses
  • Tourism and Hospitality


Submission of Abstract

The abstract should be no longer than 500 words. The title of the paper must be bold, and should include name(s) of all authors. The name of presenting author should be underlined and must include contact details including an e-mail. The abstract should briefly introduce the topic of research, identify research problem and/of the objectives, indicate the methodological approach planned/used for tackling the research problem; summarise the main or expected findings and policy implications. Authors who wish to present paper should submit an abstract to the conference secretariat. Please note that abstract must be submitted in Ms Word. Abstract Submission

Abstract Review Process

All submitted abstracts will go through a peer-review process carried out by the conference scientific committee for presentation at the conference.

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection to Corresponding Author

Notification will be sent to the corresponding Author starting 03 April 2023. Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will receive instructions for the submission of their full paper and presentation of their paper. At least one author must register and present the paper at the conference.

Submission of Full Paper

Authors of accepted papers are required to submit full papers to the conference secretariat. Empirical papers should include: (1) title, (2) author, (3) abstract, (4) research background, (5) literature review, (6) research methods, (7) result and discussion, (8) conclusion and (9) references. Conceptual papers should include: (1) title, (2) author, (3) abstract, (4) research background, (5) literature review, (6) discussion, (7) conclusion and (8) references. Papers should be no longer than 8000 words, including references and 3-5 key words.

Papers should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document (not as a PDF) with other supporting documents as requested in call for paper. Please download (from UBDSBE ICBEF Website) the Full Paper Template for proceedings and follow the steps outlined when submitting your paper to the conference secretariat via email to icbef.sbe@ubd.edu.bn, on or before the deadline.

Please ensure that the paper follows APA style reference system and is thoroughly proofread before submission. Also, before submitting, please ensure that:

  • the submitted paper has not been previously published or is not under review elsewhere;
  • You warrant that the paper is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify ICBEF organising team against any legal breach of such warranty.

Submitted papers will go through a peer review process for publication.

Full Paper Submission - Download Template Here -

Best Paper

Four papers will be selected for the best paper award. All submitted papers will be reviewed based on merit, novelty and practical application.

Post-Conference Publication

All accepted and presented papers at the conference will be published in the 4th International Conference on Business Economics and Finance proceedings 2023 with ISBN.

Selected papers will be considered for publication (subject to double blind review and as part of journal requirement) in the following international refereed journals (tentative):

  • Journal of Business and Economic Analysis, published by world scientific
  • International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, indexed by Scopus, Q1
  • Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management, indexed by Scopus, Q2
  • International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, indexed by Scopus; Q2; B in ABDC
  • Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, indexed by Scopus, Q1 in Schimago Journal and Country Rank and B in ABDC

Proposed Dates

Closing Date for Abstract submission by 31 July 2023
Notification of Acceptance by 15 July 2023
Closing Date for Early Bird Registration by 31 July 2023
Full paper submission by 15 Augut 2023
Conference dates: 18 – 19 September 2023

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