Call for papers

The IB Global Conference, Bangkok 2020 will take place from 17 to 19 March at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. We invite registered conference participants to submit papers, on the theme ‘Generation IB’, to present at the conference.

There will be over 80 breakout sessions offered during the three days. Sessions may include presentations of conceptual models, professional applications, scholarly analyses, skill-building programs, and case studies.

Registration for conference paper submission will close on 10 November 2019. We will respond to all applicants on or before 2 December 2019.

Please note: If you and/or your co-presenter(s) are not registered conference participants, please proceed to register before completing the proposal. In the event your paper is not selected and you do not wish to attend the conference, please contact ibap.arc@ibo.org to request a refund by 10 April 2020. Selected main presenters will receive a 20% discount on early bird registration fee by the end of the conference. Co-presenter(s) are required to pay the full early bird conference registration fee.

Submission criteria

Your presentation will be reviewed by the IB Conference Committee. The committee will review all presentation submissions using a set of criteria that includes relevance to the theme of the conference. Other important criteria include utilising a variety of presentation modes to engage with the audience.

As part of the review, the committee will also consider the relevance of the proposal to the theme as well as to one of the conference's strands listed below.

  • International Mindedness
  • Innovation
  • Impact
  • Service
  • Community

Presentations should not have any commercial purpose.