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 About AIB Conference

It is the annual conference of the South Asia Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB). The conference provides AIB members in the region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka) opportunities to exchange ideas, present their research, and create professional contacts. Jindal Global Business School and Jindal School of Banking & Finance at O. P. Jindal Global University are glad to host this conference. The conference theme is Environment Sustainability and Governance. Issues in International Business and Trade, along with the following sub-themes:

  • Approach of MNEs toward environmental sustainability and governance
  • Environment sustainability and governance in South Asia and other developing countries
  • Impact of sustainability and governance on Global Supply Chain, International Finance and Accounting, International Marketing, International Taxation, and International Arbitration
  • Role of emerging technologies and preparedness of the industry in responding to resilience, environmental sustainability and governance issues
  • Public policy such as the national guidelines for responsible business conduct

Conference Theme

  1. Global strategies and internationalization
  2. International entrepreneurship
  3. Global operations, value chains and supplier networks
  4. Role of state, institutions, and business policy
  5. Knowledge, learning, and innovation
  6. Diaspora effects and cross-cultural management
  7. Emerging markets and emerging market MNEs
  8. International finance, accounting, and corporate governance
  9. International marketing and consumer behavior
  10. International HRM and global leadership

Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards: Top research papers presented for each track at the conference will be considered for the “Best Paper” award.

Doctoral Student Awards: The conference also aims to contribute towards a transformative journey for a doctoral scholar, who will learn the nuances of a research journey and receive feedback on their research and publications. The top three doctoral scholars’ research papers presented at the conference will be considered for the “Best Doctoral Paper” award.


Publications Opportunities

The conference also brings publication opportunities in reputed journal and books:

Journal publications– The best quality submitted papers for the conference would be invited for submission in International Journal of Logistics Management (ABDC-A), Sustainable Production and Consumption (Scopus, Q1), Electronics Commerce Journal (ABDC-A) for further review as per the scope of the journal.

Book chapter publications– The best quality submitted papers would also be invited for publication in Scopus indexed edited books with renowned publishers such as River, CRC, De Gruyter etc. for further review as per scope.

Submissions Guidelines

All manuscript submissions must contain 150-word abstract and follow the JIBS style guide, which is avilable at :

Confernce submission can be made via easy chair:

Competitive papers

  • Held in the regular paper sessions, the competitive papers are classified as ones at more advanced stages and need more direct action-oriented feedback. The maximum length of competitive papers is 25 double-spaced (A4) pages.  


Interactive sessions

Held in the roundtable format, interactive sessions cater to work-in-progress manuscripts. Participants are encouraged to send in their articles in research note formats. The submissions benefit from directional feedback from the track chair and/or other participants.  

Panel proposals

The panel sessions are conducted to have a focused discussion on a common theme. We welcome panel themes on topics relevant to IB, with special emphasis on topics related to the conference theme.

Important Dates

Submission Window: September 15, 2022 – November 25, 2022

Final Decision: December 7, 2022

Early Bird Registration Ends: December 15, 2022

Registration Ends: January 4, 2023

Conference Dates: January 8 – 10, 2023


  • O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed to Be University) Sonipat, Narela Road Near Jagdishpur village Sonipat, Haryana-131001, NCR of Delhi, India


  • Professor Ashish Bhardwaj, O. P. Jindal Global University  
  • Professor Mayank Dhaundiyal, O. P. Jindal Global University  
  • Professor Snehal Awate, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay 

Conference Organizers

  • Prof. Sachin Kumar Mangla, O. P. Jindal Global University
  • Prof. Rameshwar Arora, O. P. Jindal Global University
  • Prof. Chavi Asrani, O. P. Jindal Global University
  • Prof. Rajendra Baraiya, O. P. Jindal Global University
  • Prof. Asit Tripathy, O. P. Jindal Global University

Paper submissions

The conference invites the following submissions:

  1. Competitive paperswhich are at more advanced stages of development and need more focused feedback. The maximum length permitted for competitive paper is 25 double-spaced (A4) pages.
  2. Interactive session submissions, which are work-in-progress manuscripts that can benefit from directional feedback from the track chair and/or other participants.

Paper submission link:

Please note: All submissions must include a 150-word abstract and follow the JIBS style guide, available at

Research Workshops and PWD

Journal of International Business Studies Paper Development Workshop:

Prof. Allen Bird, GIM Goa | Prof. Elizabeth Rose, IIM Udaipur

Teaching cafe and workshop on mini cases and video cases:

Facilitated by the members of AIB’s Teaching and Education shared interest group (T&E SIG)

Prof. Cyntia Casnici, Leeds University, UK | Prof. Alka Maurya, Amity University, India

Opportunity to publish the mini cases from this workshop on AIB’s website

Research workshop

Prof. Elizabeth Rose, IIM Udaipur | Prof. Snehal Awate, IIT Bombay

*The names of additional facilitators for workshops and PDWs will be announced closer to the date.

For other details regarding the conference please email to

To participate in the AIB 2023 conference it is mandatory to obtain AIB membership. To become an AIB member, kindly register at: and obtain the AIB membership ID.