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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS INNOVATION 2022
ACCELERATING GROWTH TOWARDS SDG ACCOMPLISHMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

National School of Business Management (NSBM) Green University, Sri Lanka, organizes the fifth International Conference on Business Innovation (ICOBI) under the theme: "Accelerating Growth Towards SDG Accomplishment". ICOBI 2022 will be held on the 25th of November 2022 at the university premises, creating a common platform to bring together like-minded people: local and international academics, industry experts, and entrepreneurs with a passion for building a discourse and disseminating their experience and knowledge on respective fields of study. 

ABOUT ICOBI 2022

ICOBI 2022 is the 5th International Conference on Business Innovation that will be organized and held at NSBM Green University of Sri Lanka. ICOBI has been held annually since 2018, structured each year around an impactful and timely theme relevant to Business Innovation and Sustainable Development. ICOBI 2018 was held on 25th August 2018 under the theme "Business Resurgence & Green Living"; the theme of ICOBI 2019 held on 22nd November 2019 was "Reviving Talent & Green Living" while ICOBI 2020 was declared under "COVID-19 Transcending Challenges, Recovery Measures and Resilience" and ICOBI 2021 was held on 26th November 2021 under the theme " Revitalizing the Economy through Sustainable Strategies ".

 

PAPERS ARE INVITED IN

1.      Responsible business consumption and management

2.      Educational development towards environmental sustainability

3.      Digital transformation and community upgrading

4.      Policy leadership and reducing disparities towards inclusivity

5.      Engineering innovations for industry development

6.      Design innovations for industry development

7.      Biomedical advances for health longevity

8.      Special topics – related to SDG

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Prof. Henrik Hansson

Stockholm University, Sweden

Prof. Henrik Hansson is an academic at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden.

He has obtained his PhD in Educational Sciences and Audiology from the Stockholm University. He is the Conceptual Developer of the SciPro thesis management system and he is also the coordinator of more than 350 thesis writing students and more than 70 supervisors yearly at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences. He has been an ICT-advisor and developer at the Swedish Agency for International Development Cooperation, Sida Civil Society Centre. He was a Senior Adviser at the Swedish Net University Agency, and a Research and Development Adviser at the Swedish Agency for Distance Education.

He is the founder and the coordinator of the ICT4IID network, which stands for ICT for Inclusion, Integration and Development and it is an interdisciplinary research area which explores, evaluates and implements innovative ICT solutions related to social change in collaboration with partners in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe, while aligning them to the UN Sustainable Development goals aiming to end poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity for all. In addition to that, he is interested in conducting researches on E-learning, Collaborative Learning, Teaching and Learning, Professional Development, Pedagogy and Education.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Senior Professor  R.M Gamini Rajapakse

University of Peradeniya

 

R.M. Gamini Rajapakse (B.Sc. Honors, Ph.D., D.I.C, FNASSL) is a Senior Professor of Chemistry at the University of Peradeniya. In 1989, he received his Ph.D. from the Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of London, United Kingdom. He has received fellowships from prestigious organizations including The Royal Society of Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK, and TWAS/ICSU/UNESCO, University of Central Lancashire, UK. He has been employed with the Department of Chemistry for more than 36 years. He is drawn to pursuing research in a variety of Nanotechnology fields. He has worked at numerous international universities and received 15 National Awards for his research in addition to over 100 indexed articles, numerous correspondences, and other honors.

Snr. Prof. Rajapakse is the founding professor at Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC). He is a consultant to a large number of industries, and universities in the field of Nanotechnology including Consultant to ATG Intelligent Glove Solutions Lanka Ltd, Textured Jerseys Lanka Ltd, CODEGEN Ltd, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Uva-Wellassa University of Sri Lanka.

 

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