1st International Conference on Sustainable Business Management Concludes Successfully in Peshawar

"1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Sustainable Business Management Sets Stage for Global Collaboration"

Date: November 2023

Peshawar, Pakistan - The Institute of Business and Management Sciences at The University of Agriculture Peshawar successfully hosted the 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Sustainable Business Management (ICETSBM-23) from November 15th to 17th, 2023. The conference brought together prominent scholars, industry experts, and business professionals from around the world to discuss and explore innovative approaches to sustainable business practices.

With sustainability emerging as a critical concern globally, the ICETSBM-23 provided a platform for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, present their latest findings, and engage in fruitful discussions. The conference focused on the identification and analysis of emerging trends in sustainable business management, aiming to foster collaboration and inspire actionable solutions for a greener and more socially responsible future.

Distinguished keynote speakers from various continents delivered insightful talks during the conference. Dr. Maria Fernandez, a renowned sustainability expert from the United States, emphasized the importance of integrating sustainability principles into business strategies. Prof. Zhang Wei, a leading scholar from China, highlighted successful case studies of sustainable business models in emerging economies. The keynote speeches set the tone for the conference, stimulating discussions and encouraging participants to explore new avenues for sustainable growth.

The conference featured multiple parallel sessions covering a wide range of topics such as green marketing, circular economy, sustainable supply chain management, renewable energy, and social entrepreneurship. Researchers and industry practitioners presented their studies, showcasing innovative approaches and practical solutions to address sustainability challenges in various sectors. The interactive sessions allowed for fruitful exchanges of ideas, fostering potential collaborations and partnerships among the participants.

A significant highlight of ICETSBM-23 was the panel discussion on "The Role of Government Policies in Driving Sustainable Business Practices." Eminent policymakers, including government officials and representatives from international organizations, engaged in a dynamic dialogue, emphasizing the need for supportive regulations and policies to encourage businesses to adopt sustainable practices. The discussion paved the way for potential collaborations between academia, industry, and governments to create an enabling environment for sustainable business management.

Dr. Ali Khan, the conference chair, expressed his satisfaction with the event, stating, "ICETSBM-23 has provided an excellent platform for global thought leaders and practitioners to share their experiences and insights. The conference has been successful in fostering collaboration and inspiring actionable solutions that will contribute to a sustainable future."

The 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Sustainable Business Management concluded on a high note, with participants expressing their enthusiasm for future editions. The conference proceedings will be published, ensuring that the valuable research and discussions conducted during ICETSBM-23 continue to contribute to the body of knowledge in sustainable business management.

International Conference on CPEC: Sustainable Tourism Development for Women Empowerment in Pakistan (CSTD4WEP 2023) to be Held in September

Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan - The highly anticipated International Conference on CPEC: Sustainable Tourism Development for Women Empowerment in Pakistan (CSTD4WEP 2023) is scheduled to take place in September this year. The conference aims to explore the potential of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in fostering sustainable tourism while empowering women in Pakistan. The event will be jointly hosted by Karakoram University, Gilgit Baltistan, and Fatimah Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.

CSTD4WEP 2023 will bring together experts, scholars, policymakers, and industry professionals from around the world to discuss and deliberate on the critical issues related to sustainable tourism development, with a special focus on women empowerment. The conference will serve as a platform to share best practices, exchange knowledge, and explore innovative approaches to leverage CPEC for the promotion of sustainable tourism, economic growth, and gender equality in Pakistan.

Participants can look forward to a diverse range of sessions and panel discussions led by renowned speakers and experts in the fields of tourism, gender studies, economic development, and sustainable practices. The conference will cover topics such as women's role in tourism development, entrepreneurship opportunities, capacity building, community engagement, and the preservation of cultural heritage.

The picturesque region of Gilgit Baltistan was chosen as the conference venue due to its significance as a major tourism hub in Pakistan, attracting domestic and international tourists alike. The region's natural beauty, cultural diversity, and historical landmarks make it an ideal backdrop for discussions on sustainable tourism development.

Researchers, academics, practitioners, and students interested in participating in CSTD4WEP 2023 are encouraged to submit their abstracts and proposals for presentations. The conference organizers have extended an open invitation to professionals from various disciplines who share a common interest in promoting sustainable tourism and empowering women in Pakistan.

As Pakistan continues to make strides in leveraging the CPEC for economic growth and development, initiatives like the International Conference on CPEC: Sustainable Tourism Development for Women Empowerment play a vital role in shaping the future of the country's tourism industry. The conference promises to be an enriching experience, fostering collaborations, and generating ideas to create a more inclusive and sustainable tourism sector in Pakistan.

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