KEY NOTE SPEAKERS
Mr. Ghulam Murtaza Khan JatoiFederal Minister for Industries & Production
Guest of Honor
Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed
Mr. Khizar Hayat Gondal
CALL FOR PAPERS
1st National SME Conference invites case studies, empirical and conceptual scholarly contributions on Contributions, Challenges, and Prospects of SME Sector of Pakistan. It may include any topics/issues related to SME sector of Pakistan.
Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore Pakistan
20th April 2016
1st May 2016
PAPER SUBMISSION, REVIEW PROCESS & ACCEPTANCE NOTICE
Authors can send empirical and conceptual papers, which must contain title of the paper, authors’names, affiliation, area of research and contact information. The papers should include Objectives, Data and Methods, Results, up to 6 key words, and Conclusions with significance. All papers will undergo double-blind review process and the notification of the acceptance will be served within 2 weeks of their submission. Authors, who want early response, are encouraged to submit paper at their earliest. Each paper will be reviewed by 2 PhD fellows.
Abstracts of all selected papers will be published in Conference Proceeding in online and hard-copy formats. Online proceedings will be placed at web-portal of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority, Government of Pakistan. With consent of authors, top 6 papers based on reviewer’s evaluation will be published in Volume 3, Issue 1 of SMEDA Research Journal (ISSN 2220-7570)
BEST PAPER AWARD
Cash awards, along with certificates, will be given to 5 Best Papers. Best papers will be selected on the basis of reviewer’s evaluation. All selected papers will be considered for Best paper Awards.
REGISTRATION AND PUBLICATION FEE
Participation in conference will be with prior registration. Registration and Publication fee will be covered by Conference Organizers and Sponsors. Therefore, no fee will be charged from authors and participants of the conference. All participants will be provided conference material (proceedings, bags etc.) refreshments and lunch.
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