21st ISBITM Venice Conference

The 21st International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management Conference

Announcement and Call for Papers

(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 SSCI/SCI journal special issues in 2017.)

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 responsible 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 Responsible & Sustainable Consumption and Production


  • International Society for Business Innovation and Technology Management
  • Venice International University, Venice, Italy
  • De La Salle University, Philippines
  • Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Plenary Speakers (to be invited)

  • Hing Kai Chan, Nottingham University and Editor,  Industrial Management & Data Systems (IMDS)

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract & Full Paper (Deadline) Nov.  28, 2016
Notification of Acceptance Dec.  10, 2016
Early Bird Registration (Deadline) Feb.   01, 2017
Regular Bird Registration Mar.  15, 2017
Conference Dates May  03-05, 2017


  • 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).

About Venice, Italy

Experience the Venice area during the spring months as you wander one of Italy Best Main Streets! Venice  is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 117 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. It is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. A part of the city is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. 


Topic of interests

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

Price List

Type Price
Student early bird fee 380.00
Regular early bird fee 480.00