7TH AIBUMA CONFERENCE-28TH & 29TH JULY 2016

THEME: “LEVERAGING ON TECHNOLOGY IN EXPANDING THE FRONTIERS OF BUSINESS”
Venue: University of Nairobi, School of Business, Lower Kabete Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
CALL FOR PAPERS

SUB-THEMES
1. Technology and SMEs
2. Technology and manufacturing, service, design and delivery
3. Technology and sustainable development
4. Technology and marketing effectiveness
5. The role of technology in strategic management
6. Human Resource Management and Technology
7. Operations management and Technology
8. Insurance and Technology
9. Procurement and Supply chain management and Technology
10.Role of Technology in sustainable business

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Conference Aims and Objectives

The AIBUMA conference aims at providing a forum for disciplinary and interdisciplinary communications, where researchers (in Social and Natural
Sciences, as well as in Engineering), intellectuals, policy/decision makers and Consultants would share the results of their research, studies
and thoughts, with regards to societies and private/public organizations.
This is an annual event that began in 2010 and is organized and hosted by the School of Business, University of Nairobi.
The conference seeks to;
•  Showcase research as well as provide a forum for collaboration and fusion with business leadership practice.
•  Plug into the global business thinking by engaging in activities that elevate her visibility in the global arena.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by competent reviewers. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, will be
distributed to the conference participants at the conference registration desk.

Journal

High-impact full text papers will be considered for publication in the annual African Journal of Business Management (AJBUMA). All submitted
papers will have opportunities for consideration. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference
presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a sponsor or exhibitor in the Conference.

PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
All papers should be directed to the appropriate sub themes. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. As a guide, paper
abstracts should have a maximum of 200 words. The abstract include the full name, affiliation, as well as the corresponding author’s e-mail
address and telephone numbers. In addition keywords of the Paper should be included. Once the abstract is accepted, the author should submit the full
paper to the editorial team. The paper should be a maximum of 8,000 words.
The abstracts and papers should be submitted online as e-mail attachments in Ms. Word to aibumaorg@uonbi.ac.ke.
Important Dates
Full Paper Submission: 27th June 2016
Conference Date: 28th & 29th July 2016

REGISTRATION
Conference Registration Fee US $200
Doctoral students   KShs. 5,000
Masters students    KShs. 3,000
Undergraduates      KShs. 2,000
Students presenting papers will be given a 50% discount of the registration fee
All Payments should be made through;
Account Name: African International Business And Management (AIBUMA)
Account No.: 2022998199
Bank: Barclays
Branch: University of Nairobi
Swift Code: BARKENX
Branch Code: 083
For enquiries please contact: aibumaorg@uonbi.ac.ke or
Dean's office on Tel. 0724200311, email: dean-business@uonbi.ac.ke or
AIBUMA Committee Chair, Dr. X.N. Iraki on Tel. 0733655262, email:
xniraki@gmail.com or
AIBUMA Conference Administrator, Nacio Chepchirchir on Tel. 0720544705
email: nacio@uonbi.ac.ke

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