Call for Papers


Theme: Promoting Global Progress and Excellence in AcademiaTM


SPONSORED by: The Coca-Cola® Company



International Academy for Advancement of Business Research® - IAABR®

Jointly with

Academic Organization for Advancement of Strategic and International Studies® – Academic OASIS®


DATES: March 13-15, 2016
PLACE: Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA

International Palms Resort & Conference Center
1300 N Atlantic Avenue

Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA

Deeply discounted rooms are available at the International Palms Resort for the participants in the conference. Bookings can be done by using the group code of AOC. The number for reservations is 1-800-206-2747. The cutoff date for reservations is FEBRUARY 19, 2016. The earlier you call in to reserve your room, the better, as the number of the pre-negotiated, deeply discounted rooms in our block is very limited!



FULL PAPERS -  FEBRUARY 23, 2016. All full-paper submissions will be reviewed for publication in one of the double-blind, peer-refereed Journals Sponsoring the 2016 COCOA BEACH CONFERENCE or the refereed Conference Proceedings with ISBN number. The authors of these articles will receive their publications in person while still attending the IAABR/ Academic OASIS Conference in Cocoa Beach (one copy per a registered participant will be provided free of charge).

ABSTRACTS - FEBRUARY 27, 2016. The authors of all accepted abstracts will have the chance to PRESENT THEIR RESEARCH IN PROGRESS at the Cocoa Beach Conference which will also give them the OPPORTUNITY to submit their COMPLETED PAPERS by SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2016, in order to be considered for a journal publication.


Our COCOA BEACH Conference is for people, who want to participate in a major international forum, get published, network with colleagues from many countries and sharing similar or complementary interests, and to have fun in one of the most exciting resorts on the beautiful Florida’s Atlantic Coast!


Papers related to all areas of Accounting, Banking, Business Ethics, Communication & Media, e-Business, e-Government, e-Learning, Ecology, Economics, Education, Environment & Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Gender Studies, Globalization, Human Resources, Information Technology, Innovation and Creativity, Law & Legal Studies, Leadership, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Security Studies, Social Sciences, and Sustainable Development are invited the Cocoa Beach 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.


Journals Sponsoring the 2016 COCOA BEACH CONFERENCE:

- Journal of Academy for Advancement of Business Research (JAABR)

- Journal of Advancements in Economics, Finance & Accounting (JAEFA)

- Journal of Strategic and International Studies (JSIS)

- Journal of Organizational Advancement, Strategic and Institutional Studies (JOASIS)

- Journal of Psychology and Social Studies (JPSS)


The Executive Boards of Academic OASIS and IAABR are very pleased to announce that the Keynote Address at the 2016 Cocoa Beach International Conference on Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting will be delivered by PROF. DR. JOACHIM SCHWALBACH (Ph.D. University of Bonn, Germany), Distinguished Chair of International Management and Director of the Institute of Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA) of Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. Prof. Dr. Schwalbach served as the Dean of FEBA of Humboldt University. He is a permanent visiting professor at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and the School of Business of Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.

To submit your full paper or abstract, please email it as an attachment (acceptable formats are .doc and .docx;) to [log in to unmask] (please put “COCOA BEACH CONFERENCE” in the Subject line of your message). All submissions will be double blind peer-refereed by members of the Conference Review Committee. Authors will be notified of the review outcome within 3-4 weeks after the arrival of their submissions.


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


The regular registration fee is $350 (the reduced registration fee for virtual participants via Skype is $300, and the special student fee is $285). The regular registration fee includes: 1) the popular Academic OASIS/ IAABR 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE - 2 OPPORTUNITIES: an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper or abstract in a PEER-REFEREED PUBLICATION with ISSN or ISBN number issued by the Library of the Congress + 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, Receptions, Coffee Breaks and Keynote Address; 5) Attending all Conference sessions and symposia; 6) Attending all Social and Networking events; 7) Listing of your presentation in the Official Conference Program; 8) Explore the history and culture of Florida’s Atlantic Coast, visit the nearby Kennedy Space Center, and regain your energy in the tropical paradise of Cocoa Beach!


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


Conference Chair: Dr. Detelin Elenkov (Ph.D. MIT), Norris Family Endowed Chair of Business and Professor, Angelo State University, Texas.

AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business.
For information:
To post message: [log in to unmask]
For assistance: [log in to unmask]
AIB-L is a moderated list.