Dear AIB members, The 1st International Conference on Business, International Relations and Diplomacy (ICOBIRD) 2012 "Contemporary International Relations: An ASEAN Context" Jakarta, 7-8 November 2012 Association of South East Asian Nations (hereinafter ASEAN), which transformed into a legally-binding community, has become one of the most dynamic regions in the world, not only from economic but also from political and socio-cultural perspectives. The role of ASEAN, with its growing significance in the international affairs, particularly in Asia, is presented with the opportunity to develop comprehensive studies on ASEAN from various actors, approaches, issues, level of analysis and contribution and significance of the studies. Topics 1. Indonesia and Regional Economic Architecture 2. Maritime Security and Border Management 3. ASEAN and Energy Security 4. Media, ICT, and Global Governance 5. Local Dimension within Regional and International Settings 6. Multi-track Diplomacy and Foreign Policy 7. Contribution and Relevance of IR to Business and Industry 8. ASEAN+3: Challenges and Opportunities 9. ASEAN in the Global Community of Nations 10. ASEAN Connectivity 11. Human Rights and Civil Society in ASEAN Full Paper Submission 3 September 2012 Notification of Acceptance 21 September 2012 Registration Deadline 29 October 2012 Further information can be obtained from the following website: http://ir.binus.ac.id/icobird/ Best regards, Tirta N. Mursitama, PhD Head of International Relations Department Faculty of Humanities Bina Nusantara University (Binus University) Jl. Kemanggisan Ilir III No. 45, Palmerah, Jakarta Barat, Indonesia 11480 Phone: +62 21 534 5830 ext 2452 Fax: +62 21 530 0244 Email: [log in to unmask] http://mursitama.com ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.