18th ISBITM Michigan Conference

The 18th International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference (University of Michigan, USA)

Announcement and Call for Papers  

Circular on Hotel

(The outstanding conference papers will be recommended directly to the guest editors of the SSCI/SCI journal special issues in 2016, namely: IJPE and RCR, who are present in the conference.)

The conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on the latest international business innovation developments in the field of management among researchers and practitioners in universities and industries, and to seek opportunities for collaboration among the participants. The conference is also expected to foster networking, collaboration and joint effort among the conference participants to advance the theory and practice as well as to identify major trends in business decision making model for sustainable consumption and production. The ISBITM conferences have been very successful in attracting participations from all over the world. Currently, there are European BITM, African BITM and Asia Pacific BITM for our regional development.

The main theme is Sustainable Consumption and Production in Business Decision Making Model.


  • International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management
  • University of Michigan, USA
  • De La Salle University, Philippines
  • University of Derby, UK
  • University of Nottingham, UK and China
  • Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Plenary Speakers (to be invited)


Editor of Resources, Conservation and Recycling 

Important Dates

     Submission of Abstract & Full Paper (Extended) Mar. 28, 2016
     Notification of Acceptance Mar.  01, 2016
     Early Bird Registration (Deadline) Mar. 30, 2016
     Regular Bird Registration Apr. 01, 2016
     Conference Dates May 01-03, 2016


  • Regular registration fees for authors or delegates include a copy of conference proceedings, full paper CD/USB, lunches, coffee break snacks, gala dinner and souvenir.
  • Student registration includes a copy of conference proceedings, full paper CD/USB, lunches, coffee break snacks and souvenir (gala dinner is not included). The gala dinner coupons are available in registration area or additional order online.
  • Each paper must have at least one registration and one paper for one registration only!

Regular Papers Submission

Authors should electronically submit full paper in MS WORD document, 5 pages (two columns fort 10 including pictures and diagrams), to EMAIL: is4bitm@gmail.com. The first page of the paper must contain the titles, names and affiliations of the authors, email address, and four keywords/phrases. Please identify the corresponding author giving full contact information including email address. Please follow the conference FORMAT (to be attached).

Invited Sessions 

The Program Committee also solicits proposals for invited sessions within the technical scope of the conference. Each proposal for an invited session should describe the theme and scope of the proposed session and how the papers form a cohesive set that complement the session topic. One session typically contains six (6) papers. The proposal must contain the title and the theme of the session and a list of paper titles, names and email addresses of the corresponding authors. Session proposals must be submitted to is4bitm@gmail.com. Invited sessions are addressed to Ming-Lang Tseng.


All papers submitted in the conference will undergo rigid peer review process. Only excellent papers that will pass the review process will be accepted and published in the ISBITM journals and book of abstracts. Electronic copy of the proceedings in USB/CD will be provided at the conference venue (Proceedings with ISSN).


Excellent papers accepted and presented in this conference will be reviewed and recommended for publication in the following journals: Journal of Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers; Journal of APBITM; Progress of BITM and others. The outstanding conference papers will be recommended directly to the guest editors of the SSCI/SCI journal special issues in 2016, namely: IJPE and RCR, who are present in the conference.

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Topic of interests

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • Decision Making Model
  • Operations Research
  • Management Science
  • Technology Management
  • Green Innovation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Other Related Fields

Price List

Type Price
Student early bird fee 320.00
Regular early bird fee 420.00
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