The 4th International Conference on Business (ICB) 2021, organized by Ho Chi Minh City Open University (HCMC-OU), in conjunction with University of Economics Hochiminh City, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Berlin School of Economics and Law (Germany), University of Rouen (France), University of Paris 13 (France), International Association of Sustainable Tourism Management (AIMTD), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Belgium), and University of International Studies of Rome (Italia).

ICB 2021 will bring together leading academic researchers, scholars and practitioners to an interesting knowledge sharing and exchange event which covers a wide spectrum of scholarships of Digital Transformation for Smart Business - Smart City in a Post-Pandemic World

Authors are invited to submit their abstracts, extended abstracts or full papers (in English) in PDF formats via the conference website.

Due to the constantly evolving situation regarding the global pandemic, ICB2021 will be hybrid event held both online and on campus.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Ngo Viet Liem, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Prof. Carsten Baumgarth, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

Prof. Wim Vanhaverbeke, Surrey Business School, UK.

Prof. Ducku Seo, Handong Global University, Korea.

All accepted full papers will be published in the ISBN-indexed conference’s proceedings.

A selection of full papers will be invited for publication in the following journals:

  • Australasian Marketing Journal (Scopus, ESCI-indexed), the official Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy.
  • Special Issue of Journal of Science (Vietnam’s State Council for Professor Title list), HCMC-OU.

Important Dates:

  • One-page abstract submission
1st August 2021
  • Full paper submission
15th September 2021
  • Full paper acceptance
5th October 2021
  • Conference

4-5th November 2021

  • Registration
  • Powerpoint Template 
  • Zoom background
  • Conference program

We actively encourage all students at any level to submit their papers to the poster session, in which you will have the opportunity to present ideas and obtain feedback to develop their research

Poster session submission: 1st October 2021

Poster session acceptance: 15th October 2021

Further information