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.


  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:

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
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