Call for Papers

2014 ISIS-Key West International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference

Theme: Promoting Global Progress and Excellence in Academia    


Organized by:

Institute of Strategic and International Studies-ISIS jointly with International Academy for Advancement of Business Research-IAABR

Dates: March 16-18, 2014


The Pier House & Caribbean Spa Resort        

Address: One Duval Street, Key West, Florida USA

Deeply discounted rooms are still available at the Pier House & Caribbean Spa Resort and at the Inn of Key West for the ISIS/IAABR Conference Participants!


The timing and location of the 2014 ISIS-Key West Conference allow blending perfectly research, sunshine and numerous cultural tour programs on land and sea!

The ISIS/IAABR Key West Conference offers the expected participants from around the World the popular ISIS 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE: 2 OPPORTUNITIES (an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper in one of ISIS peer-refereed publications + an OPPORTUNITY to PRESENT the results of your work at an INTERNATIONAL FORUM) for 1 LOW FEE!!!

The Editors and Editorial Board Members of the ISIS journals are truly distinguished faculty, who earned their Doctoral degrees from leading academic institutions, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and who are holders of numerous international awards, among which is the recognition as “The Most Outstanding World Researcher”. All members of the ISIS Academic Board represent recognized universities from all continents.


KEY WEST, the southernmost city in the continental United States, has something for everyone. Discover the haunts of Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams or go back in time to discover the world of pirates, treasure, and shipwrecks. Tour the city and view beautiful architecture and gardens or take a snorkeling or diving trip in the American Caribbean Paradise. End the day with a famous Key West sunset!

Journals Sponsoring 2014 ISIS/IAARB International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference in KEY WEST:

·         Journal of Strategic and International Studies

·         Review of Strategic and International Studies

·         Journal of Academy for Advancement of Business Research

·         Review of Business and Economic Studies

·         Review of Social Studies, Law, and Psychology

Keynote Speaker of the ISIS-Key West International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference is Dr. Charles Wankel, Professor of Management at St. John's University's Tobin College of Business (New York, USA). Dr. Wankel has received many awards for his research and service to the profession from the Academy of Management (AOM), the premier scholarly society for the discipline. He is regularly a visiting researcher and lecturer in nations around the world, and he has served as a Fulbright Fellow and with support from the United Nations Development Program and the Open Society Fund in Eastern Europe. In addition to his position at St. John's, he is Vice Rector at the Pozna University of Business in Poland, and serves as a faculty member of the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands.

Keynote Address: "Applications of Social Media in World-class Business Education"

Papers related to all areas of Accounting, Banking, Business Ethics, Communication & Media, e-Business, e-Government, e-Learning, Ecology, Economics, Engineering, Environment & Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Gender Studies, Globalization, Human Resources, IT, Law & Legal Studies, Leadership, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Security Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sustainable Development, and Women Studies are invited for the above international conference, which is expected to be attended by authors from nearly all parts of the World. People without papers can also participate in this conference, and they are invited to serve as session chairs or discussants, as well as informal contributors to the academic quality of this international event.

To submit your full paper or abstract for this conference, please email it as an attachment (acceptable formats are .doc and .docx;) to [log in to unmask].

All conference submissions will be double blind peer-refereed by members of the Conference Review Committee. Authors will be notified of the review outcome within 2-3 weeks after the arrival of their submissions.

FULL PAPERS submitted by FEBRUARY 20TH, 2014 will be considered for publication in one of the double-blind, peer-refereed Journals Sponsoring 2014 ISIS-Key West International Multidisciplinary Academic Conference or the refereed Conference Proceedings with ISBN number. The authors of these articles will receive their publications in person while still attending the ISIS conference in Key West (one copy per a registered participant will be provided free of charge).

Authors of ABSTRACTS submitted by MARCH 1st, and which would meet the selection criteria of the Conference Review Committee, will be given the chance to present their work in progress at the ISIS/IAABR Conference in Key West. These abstracts will be published in a separate section of the refereed Conference Proceedings. If the authors decide to complete their work in progress after the conference, they could also submit their COMPLETED PAPERS by June 15th, 2014, in order to be considered for publication in a later issue of one of the double-blind, peer-refereed ISIS Journals .

Authors, who could NOT travel to Key West for visa or other reasons, may PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY in the ISIS/IAABR conference, and these authors will have the same publication opportunities, as the regular conference presenters.

The regular registration fee is $330 (the reduced registration fee for virtual participants via Skype is $280),  and the regular registration fee includes: 1) the popular ISIS 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE: 2 OPPORTUNITIES (an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper in one of ISIS peer-refereed publications + an OPPORTUNITY to PRESENT the results of your work at an INTERNATIONAL FORUM) for 1 LOW FEE; 2) one printed issue of the journal or Proceedings CD containing your paper; 3) an Official Certificate for International Conference participation; 4) the Conference Luncheon and Keynote Address; 5) Attending all Conference sessions 6) Attending all Social and Networking events; 7) Attending the Welcome Reception and Coffee Breaks; 8) Listing of your presentation in the program; 9) an Opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and network with your international colleagues in a friendly environment + 10) Explore the American Caribbean Paradise of Key West!

Pre-Conference Activities (March 15-16)

1. The World Famous Conch Tour Train in Key West

2. Day Trip to Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas National Park (Only 70 miles from Key West… but out of this World!)

3. Old Town Trolley Tour of Key West

4. Earnest Hemingway House and Museum

5. Harry Truman’s Little While House

6. Dolphin Encounters (In the Straits of Florida!)

7. The Key West Coral Reefs (While snorkeling Key West’s reefs, you will see a fascinating world of colorful fish and amazing coral reef structure – the second largest in the World, and the largest the Northern Hemisphere!)

8. Jolly Rover Party Sunset Cruise


For any inquiries, please contact the Conference Organizing Committee via [log in to unmask] or visit our Website


Conference Chair: Detelin Elenkov, Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology ’92)

Professor and Norris Family Endowed Chair, Angelo State University, Texas USA

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