*Journal of Eastern European and Central Asian Research (JEECAR)*

*International **Business Conference in Vienna, Austria *

*October 23-24, 2014*

*Venue: Webster University in Vienna, AU*


The proposed conference will provide an exclusive forum to discuss and
explore contemporary thinking of leading academic and business practice
related to the economic influence of trade, tourism and politics on
countries of the Eastern European and Central Asian region. We are looking
to publish both theoretically-grounded and practice-oriented papers in
field of Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing.

*All abstracts, manuscripts and proposals must be submitted online at ** by August 01, 2014 *to be considered for publication
in double-blinded, peer-refereed JEECAR journal, assumed that revised and
completed papers will be received by September 15, 2014. One copy of
printed journal will be provided free of charge to the authors attending
the Vienna Conference in person. Questions regarding this call for papers
should be addressed to Dr. Sharon Kendrick, Conference Chair at
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*Conference Theme:*

*Eastern Europe and Central Asia:** Economic Shifts in Tourism, Trade and
Politics *

*Pre-Conference:* Wednesday, October 22, 2014

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Arrival, Registration, and Evening Social

*Day 1: **Thursday, October 23, 2014*

8:30 am to 9:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am to 9:10 am – Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Nikolay Megits,
JEECAR Executive Editor, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

9:10 am to 9:30 am – Dr. Julian Schuster, Sr. VP and Provost, Webster
University Address

9:30 am to 10:45 am - *Session 1, Part 1:** Marketing Tourism to Emerging
Markets in Eastern Europe and Central Asia *

10:45 am to 11:00 am - Mid-Morning Refreshment Break

11:00 am to 12:15 pm* - Session 1, Part 2:** Marketing Tourism to Emerging
Markets in Eastern Europe and Central Asia *

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Luncheon and Guest Speaker

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm - *Session 2, Part 1:** Business Entry Modes in Emerging
Markets *

3:15 pm to 3:30 pm - Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm - *Session 2, Part 2:** Business Entry Modes in Emerging
Markets *

Evening – Choice 1: Dinner On Your Own and Free Time; Choice 2:
Pre-Arranged Dinner and Entertainment Choice

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – JEECAR Editorial Team Dinner Meeting

*Day 2:** Friday, October 24, 2014*

8:00 am to 8:45 am - Continental Breakfast

8:45 am to 9:00 am – Conference Chair Address, Dr. Sharon Kendrick,
Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

9:00 am to 10:00 am - *Session 3, Part 1:** Business Challenges in Emerging
Markets and Strategic Implications *

10:00 am to 12:00 pm – *Ambassadorial Roundtable Discussions:* *Trade and
Politics in Modern Post Soviet environment.*

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm – Lunch and Presentation of Awards; Networking and
Sharing Session

1:30 pm -* Depart for Practicum:* Federal *Ministry* of Economy, Family and
Youth (*Austrian* National *Tourist* Office)* in Vienna, Austria.*

6:00 pm - Evening Closing Ceremonies and Fellowship

For additional information visit<>

*Dr. Sharon Kendrick, *Conference Chair

Assistant Professor, Business Administration and

Director of Resort and Club Management


*JEECAR journal is published by Institute of Eastern Europe and Central
Asia *

*with the support and cooperation of Webster University in St. Louis, MO*


 *Nikolay Megits, Ph.D.*
Department of
Economics, Marketing & Strategy
School of Business
Office: (612) 761-2277
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