THE 4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (ICORE2017)
‘Towards Resilient and Sustainable Community’ | 30 November – 2 December 2017 | Alor Setar, Kedah, MALAYSIA | www.icoreconference.net
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Important Dates

Conference Date  : 30/11/2017 - 2/12/2017
Deadline for Abstract : 10/9/2017

Notification of Selected Abstract

: 15/9/2017 *
Deadline for Full Paper : 15/10/2017
‘Early Birds’ Registration : 15/11/2017

* Once the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors is required to register and present the paper at the conference.

Call for Abstracts

 

Dear Colleagues, 

The School of Economics, Finance & Banking (UUM) is organizing an international conference, ICORE2017 this 30 November - 2 Disember 2017, to be held in Kedah, Malaysia. This bi-annual conference is a joint effort by UUM, China's Hebei University, and Indonesia's Universitas Jenderal Soedirman. This is the third ICORE that we have been organizing. In conjunction with this, we would like to invite you to submit your abstract/full paper, and to help disseminate this news to your colleagues. Below are the details of the conference: 

 

International Conference Announcement & Call for Abstracts

 

4th International Conference On Rural Development

And Entrepreneurship (ICORE2017):

‘Towards Resilient and Sustainable Community’

 

TH Hotel & Convention Centre Alor Setar,

Kedah, Malaysia

 

 30 November – 2 December 2017

 

Conference Joint Organisers:

Universiti Utara Malaysia, Hebei University & Universitas Jenderal Soedirman

 

 

Conference Highlights

Who should attend?

The success of the 1st ICORE held in Sarawak, Malaysia in May 2011 have brought the continuity for the 2nd and 3rd of the conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in November 2013 and in Hebei, China in May 2015 respectively. This proved to be a success and well accepted conference with the collaboration between Universiti Utara Malaysia, Hebei University and Universitas Jenderal Soedirman.  Over the years ICORE have able to gather experts and participants from all over the world. The conference also received remarkable feedback and response from participants and have able to establish connections that turn into meaningful knowledge sharing platform. 

 ICORE2017 proudly announced its calls for papers with a theme of ‘Towards Resilient and Sustainable Community’. This conference serves as a platform for the participants to exchange ideas and share experiences in developing rural areas. Current issues on rural development at the many economic levels of a country and even those globally will also be discussed in this conference.      

•      Researchers
•      Universities
•      Government agencies
•      Policy-makers
•      Public policy advocates
•      Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)
•      Technopreneurs
•      ICT-related enterprises
•      International development agencies
•      Corporate representatives

Subthemes  

The subthemes of ICORE2017 include, but not limited to, the following:
•         Technology, innovation and creativity related issues in rural development
•         Rural poverty eradication and reaching the rural poor
•         Quality of life and social capitals of rural households
•         Entrepreneur education and skills attainment
•         Entrepreneurship as an economic development vehicle for rural communities
•         Environmental and tourism sustainability of rural areas
•         The rural way of life and quest for development
•         Impact of ICT development on rural communities
•         Microfinancing and small-and-medium enterprises
•         Other related topics.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • An abstract between 300 to 500 words should be written in English (Times New Roman, single spacing, font size 11). A maximum of 5 keywords should also be provided.
  • Include name of author(s), affiliations, postal and email addresses.
  • The abstracts will be reviewed by the Technical Committee. Notification of acceptance and further instructions will be emailed to the corresponding author.
  • Kindly email your abstract to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Publication Opportunities

1. Selected papers from ICORE2017 will be published in:

  • International Journal of Business & Society (IJBS) (SCOPUS-indexed), 
  • International Journal of Economics and Management (IJEM) (SCOPUS-indexed),
  • Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies (MJES) (SCOPUS-indexed),
  • Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia (JEM) (SCOPUS-indexed), and
  • International Journal of Banking and Finance (IJBF) (ERA).

2. All accepted papers will be published in a refereed conference proceeding.

3. (A total of 10 papers from previous conference were selected and published in a Scopus-Indexed Journal, International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS) Volume 17 Number 3).

Registration Fees

Below are the rates for both local and international participants/presenters. Students receive a special rate. Further details on payment will ensue.

Fees Rates (early bird)

Local*

International

Participants/presenters

MYR 900.00

MYR 1,200.00

Student

MYR 600.00

MYR 800.00

 * Those from Malaysia, Indonesia, and China.

  • For each additional paper, the presenters need to pay MYR 400.

 Important Dates

Description & Dates

 

Conference dates

30 November – 2 December 2017

Deadline for abstract

10 September 2017

Notification of selected abstract

15 September 2017*

Deadline for full paper

15 October 2017

Deadline for “Early bird” registration

15 November 2017

*Once the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors is required to register and present the paper at the conference. 

Conference Administration

For further information, please email to:

The ICORE2017 Secretariat

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Fax: +6049286752

Website: http://www.icoreconference.net/2017 

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Themes & Tracks

This conference is a multi-disciplinary conference focusing on rural development and entrepreneurship. The sub-themes for this conference include, but is not limited to, the following: read more...

Fees & Payment

  • Registration Fees 

    Below are the rates for both local and international participants/presenters. Students receive a special rate. Further details on payment will ensue. read more...

Best Paper Award ICORE2015

The best Paper in each theme of the conference will be awarded with a Best Paper Certificate

The List of Best Paper Award, as follows: click here

Publication Opportunities

  • IJBS (SCOPUS-indexed)
  • IJEM (SCOPUS-indexed)
  • MJES (SCOPUS-indexed)
  • JEM
  • IJBF (ERA)

read more...

Forum Panelist

 
  • To be updated.

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Conference Administration

For further information, please email to:

A : Secretariat, 4th International Conference on Rural Development and Entrepreneurship (ICORE2017), School of Economics, Finance and Banking (SEFB COB), Universiti Utara Malaysia, UUM Sintok, 06010, Kedah, Malaysia.
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