Monday, September 15, 2014

The Fifth Asian Conference on Business and Public Policy 2014

The Fifth Asian Conference on Business and Public Policy 2014
20th to 23rd November 2014 - Osaka, Japan
Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: October 1, 2014

2014 Conference Theme: "The Data-Enriched Enterprise"

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Sponsored by: IAFOR - The International Academic Forum

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Asian Conference on Business and Public Policy 2014, to be held from November 20-23, at the Rihga Royal Hotel and the adjoining Osaka International Conference Center, Osaka, Japan.

Call for Papers Information - Please submit your abstract through the online submission system found on the "Call for Papers" page of the website.

ACBPP2014 Conference Sub-Themes

Submissions for presentation will be located in the following sub-themes

Global Shifts
Disruptive Innovations
Management Amidst Change
21st Century Commerce
Innovations in Financial Markets
Open-Government Initiatives
The Data-Enriched Enterprise
Public-Private Partnerships
Government Mandates
The Ethics of Government Secrecy

*ACBPP 2014 Conference Co-Chair and Keynote Speaker
Professor Barry Bozeman â �Arizona Centennial Professor of Technology Policy and Public Management, Arizona State University, USA

Barry Bozeman is Arizona Centennial Professor of Public Management and Technology Policy and Director of the Center of Organizational Research and Design. Previous positions include Regents' Professor and Ander Crenshaw Endowed Chair of Public Policy, University of Georgia; Regents' Professor of Public Policy at Georgia Tech and Professor of Public Administration, Law and Affiliate Professor of Engineering at Syracuse University where he was founding director of the Maxwell School's founding director of the Center for Technology and Information Policy. Bozeman has had visiting appointments at University of Michigan, Columbia University, University of Copenhagen, and Universite Marne-La-Valle (Paris Est).

Bozeman's research focuses on public management, organization theory and science and technology policy. He is the author or editor of sixteen books, including most recently, Rules and Red Tape: A Prism for Public Administration Theory Development (Sharpe Publishing, 2011) and Public Values and Public Interest (Georgetown University Press, 2007). The latter book won the American Political Science Association's Herbert Simon Award for best book published in public administration and public affairs. Bozeman's All Organizations Are Public (Jossey-Bass, 1987) helped establish a new research and theory approach to "publicness."

Professor Bozeman's research articles have appeared in every major U.S. journal in the fields of public policy and public management, as well as such diverse journals as American Journal of Political Science, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, Research Policy, Economics of Education, American Journal of Public Health, Social Studies of Science, Managerial and Decision Economics, and Human Relations. On many occasions, his research has been summarized in science publications, such as Nature, Nature Medicine, Science, and Issues in Science and Technology and mass media, including, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Bozeman's practitioner experience includes a position at the National Science Foundation's Division of Information Technology and a visiting position at the Science and Technology Agency's (Japan) National Institute of Science and Technology Policy. Bozeman has served as a consultant to a variety of federal and state agencies in the United States, including the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Commerce, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy. He has helped in the design and evaluation of the national innovation systems of the Republic of South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, France, Israel, Chile, and Argentina. He is a member of the scientific council of the Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation et Societe (France).

Bozeman's research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, NIST, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, and Sloan Foundation. He is an elected fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement Science and the National Academy of Public Administration. Awards received include the Charles Levine Memorial Award of the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. Bozeman received the 2013 Public Management Research Association's H. George Frederickson Award for "lifetime achievement and contributions to public management research."

*ACBPP Conference Co-Chair and Featured Speaker
Professor Jerry Platt
Professor and Dean Emeritus, San Francisco State University, USA
Professor, Akita International University, Japan
Vice-Chair, IAFOR IAB

Jerry Platt is Professor of Global Communication at Akita International University, Japan and Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University. Professor Platt holds a B.S. in Multidisciplinary Social Sciences from Michigan State University, an MBA from Wayne State University, an M.A. in Public Administration, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management from the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at Ohio State University, and an M.S. Statistics Post-Doctoral Degree from Stanford University. His research interests span business, technology and public policy and he is the author of over 85 peer-reviewed papers in these and associated fields. Balancing industry with academic interests, Jerry also served as head of financial analysis for a Bay Area Fortune 500 company, and as CEO of an aviation firm. He has been Principal Investigator on more than twenty U.S. federal research grants. From 1976-2004, Professor Platt was on the faculty of the School of Business at San Francisco State University, and was named Dean in 2001. From 2004 he was Senecal Endowed Dean of the Business School at the University of Redlands, California, before holding concurrent professorships at Redlands and Akita International University, Japan from 2010 until 2012. As Vice-Chair of the IAFOR International Advisory Board, Professor Platt advises the organization on matters pertaining to IAFOR's development and strategy, as it faces the challenge of sustainable growth as both a regional and global organization.

ACBPP2014 Conference Streams

Business â �A â �General Economics and Teaching
Business â �B â �History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches
Business â �C â �Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Business â �D â �Microeconomics
Business â �E â �Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Business â �F â �International Economics
Business â �G â �Financial Economics
Business â �H â �Public Economics
Business â �I â �Health, Education, and Welfare
Business â �J â �Labor and Demographic Economics
Business â �K â �Law and Economics
Business â �L â �Industrial Organization
Business â �M â �Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting
Business â �N â �Economic History
Business â �O â �Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Business â �P â �Economic Systems
Business â �Q â �Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Business â �R â �Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics
Business â �Y â �Miscellaneous Categories
Business â �Z â �Other Special Topics
Politics â �Political Participation and Representation
Politics â �Governance, Institutions and Public Policy
Politics â �Gender, Sexuality and Politics
Politics â �Political Economy, Welfare and Labour
Politics â �International Governance, Conflict and Development
Politics â �Political Theory
Politics â �Multiculturalism
Politics â �Human Rights
Politics â �Social Movements
Law â �Civil Law and the Court
Law â �Environmental and Resource Management Law
Law â �International Law: Contemporary Issues and Solutions
Law â �Corporate and Commercial Law
Law â �Banking, Securities and Finance Law
Law â �Law of Human Rights and Social Justice
Law â �Public Law and Policy
Law â �Dispute Resolution: Contemporary Approaches
Law â �Law of Intellectual Property, Information and New Technologies
Law â �Laws of Health and Medicine
Law â �Labour and Employment Law
Law â �Criminal Justice Policy and Law
Law â �Legal Theory, Methodology and Ideology
Interdisciplinary Law, Economics and Politics
Interdisciplinary Law and Politics
Interdisciplinary Law and Economics
Interdisciplinary Politics and Economics

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