Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE)

The Department of Business Economics has taken numerous efforts to develop its research culture among students as well as academics since its inception in 2002. As a result of this, the Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) was inaugurated in 2020 and it provides a scholarly platform for the Business Economics students as well as the members of the Department to share and discuss different viewpoints on contemporary economic issues at both the local and global levels. The main objective of the ACBE is to enrich and inculcate the research culture among the students of the department. This is an annual event of the Department and the other objectives of the conference are as follows.

  • To bring together all other Business Economics students (undergraduate and postgraduate) in the university system to share their knowledge
  • To encourage students to address the needs and demands of the country in fostering academic research
  • To provide an interdisciplinary platform for the policy makers, top managers, researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and contemporary issues in the field of Business Economics

Review Process

All manuscripts will be subjected to double blind peer-reviews where the respective identities of the author(s) and reviewers remain hidden.

Publication Opportunities

All selected abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings, while the best manuscripts will be published as Extended Abstracts. Further, the best quality manuscripts will be considered for the Sri Lankan Journal of Business Economics (SLJBE), a refereed bi-annual journal published by the Department.

Extended Abstract Submission Guidelines

Conference History

1st Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2020

2nd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2021

3rd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2022

4th Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2023

5th Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2024

 

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4th Annual Conference on Business Economics: Fostering Intellectual Exchange and Innovation

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Academic Vacancy: Post of Temporary Assistant Lecturer

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J’pura Expo 2022 with the intention of stimulating export entrepreneurship

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Dr. Janaka Fernando assumed Duties as the New Head of the Department of Business Economics

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Proceedings Book of ACBE 2022

Proceedings Book of 3rd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2022

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3rd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2022 – Technical Sessions

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Economic Forum on “Confronting the Economic and Political Crisis in Sri Lanka: Priorities for Transformation”

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3rd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2022

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Ven. Prof. Dr.Walpola Sri Rahula Maha Thero Memorial Gold Medal

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2nd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2021

esearch is creating new knowledge. Taking initiative steps in promoting the research culture among academics, the Research Center for Business Economics and Development Studies of the Department of Business Economics successfully organized the 2nd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2021 on 30th June 2021 virtually via Zoom. The conference was themed as ‘Emerging Challenges […]

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Proceedings Book of ACBE 2021

Proceedings Book of 2nd Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2021

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Proceedings Book of ACBE 2020

Proceedings Book of 1st Annual Conference on Business Economics (ACBE) 2020

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1st Annual Conference on Business Economics

he 1st Annual Conference on Business Economics was held at the Old Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) on 14th February 2020. The Keynote Speaker for the event was Dr. Lalith Weragoda, who is the first Ph.D. holder from the FMSC. Dr. Weragoda was the Head of Human Resources, Sampath Bank […]

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