1st SME CONFERENCE

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Research Track

Session – I
1 Empirical Evaluation of TOI for KM – Dr. Iftikhar Kotli
2 Entrepreneurial Orientation & Firm Performance – Asghar Iqbal
3 Tech Adoption in SMEs – Mehwish Zafar 
4 User Acceptance Aspects & Standards of E-Commerce Websites – Emmen Farooq 
Session – II
1 Analysis of HR Practices in SMEs – Mustabsar Awais & Mariam Tanveer
2 Effect of Social Networks,Entrepreeurial Orientation & Domestic Alliances on Financial Performance of SMes – Muhammad Noman Ahmad
3 Highlighting Benefits of Lending Relationships between SMEs & Lenders in Balochistan – Nadeem Uz Zaman
4 Relevance of Agency Conflicts in SMEs – Farzan Yahya
Session – III
1 Analyzing Interaction among factors Hindering SME Growth – Dr Naveed Iqbal
2 Apparel Export SMEs in Pakistan – Mahwish Khan
3 Cluster Development in SMEs – Rakhshan Ummar
4 Conflict Management – Amna Irfan
5 Determinants of SMEs Business Success in Pakistan – Muhammad Tufail
Session – IV
1 Financial Information & Decision Making in Small Family Owned Business – Naintara
2 Self-sustainability of SME Banks – Abdul Rafay
3 SMEs and Input-output Tables of Pakistan – Dr. Irfan Ahmed
4 SMEs in Pakistan – What we have learned from Missed Opportunities – Dr. Mohammed Nishat
5 Why SMEs are Reluctant to Comply with Taz Laws – Moazzam Ali

Experts Track

Session – I
(Venture Capital for New Start-ups)
1 Philanthropic Venture Capital – Akhuwat
2 SME Performance – Indus Ventures
3 Third Presentation on Investment Law
4 VC Investment
Session – II
(Role of Large Scale Enterprises for SME Development)
1 Role of Apna Bank in Agri – SME Development – Dr. Arshad Hashmi
2 Pakistan Ordinance Factories – Past, Present, Future – Syed Naseem Raza
Session – III
(Role of International Development Agencies in SME Development)
1 Role of the World Bank in SME Development – Mr. Gabi Afram
2 UNIDO’s Interventions for Industrial Development in Pakistan – Mr. Ali Yasir
3 JICA’s Program for Promo/on of Industry and Improvement of Investment Climate – Ms. Yuko Enami
4 Karaandaz; Introduction & Overview – Ms. Mehr Shah
Session – IV
(Role of Government in SME Development)
1 Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform’s Initiatives for SME Development – Mr. Almas Khattak
2 Role of State Bank of Pakistan in SME Development – Mr. Imran Ahmad
3 Role of SECP for SME Development – Mr. Shehbaz Sarwar
4 Pakistan Institute of Development Economics & SME Sector Development – Mr. M. Ali Kemal
5 Aik Hunar Aik Nagar (AHAN) – Mr. Naveed Sheikh