Conference Message

Dr. Abdullah Zafar Sheikh

On behalf of the School of Business Studies, IBA Karachi, it gives me a great pleasure to invite you to the 2nd IBA School of Business Studies International Conference, 2023, to be held on May 26th and 27th, 2023. This year's conference theme is Sustainability: Global & Local Challenges.

As the Conference Chair and the Dean of the School of Business Studies, I am excited to welcome scholars from around the world to this gathering of thought leaders, industry experts, and academics. Our goal is to provide a platform for exchange and collaboration on the discourse taking shape across key functional areas of business on issues surrounding sustainability challenges and their wider managerial implications.

The conference features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and parallel sessions for authors to showcase their research. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with like-minded scholars and identify future venues for research and discovery.

We have a great lineup of activities planned for the conference, and we hope that you will join us in contributing to this important conversation. Your insights and expertise will help advance the field and bring us closer to achieving a sustainable future.

Thank you, and we look forward to welcoming you to IBA Karachi.

Dr. Abdullah Zafar Sheikh
Conference Chair & Dean - School of Business Studies

Dr. Irum Saba

It gives me great pleasure to announce 2nd IBA School of Business Studies International Conference, 2023. This conference will be held from 26th to 27th May 2023 at IBA Karachi. The theme of conference is "Sustainability: Global & Local Challenges". Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the face of global challenges such as climate change, resource depletion, and social inequality. It involves taking a holistic approach to development that considers the interconnectedness of economic, financial, social, and environmental systems, aiming to find solutions that promote long-term well-being and resilience.

Conference 2023 invites scholars and practitioners from the fields of Accounting & Law, Finance, Marketing, and Management (and related areas) to submit their original research papers and case studies for presentation at the conference. This conference will facilitate exchange of ideas and provide opportunities to promote collaborations and partnerships among scholars across the globe. This conference will provide ample opportunities of benefiting from keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops to delve deeper into the issues, identify innovative solutions, and build strong partnerships/networking.

Let us use this conference to engage in constructive dialogue, challenge each other's ideas, and foster a culture of collaboration. Together, we can make a difference.

IBA looks forward to welcome you to the 2nd IBA School of Business Studies International Conference, 2023.

Dr. Irum Saba
Conference Convener & Associate Professor and Program Director MS-IBF