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2017 International Conference on Education and Social Development (ICESD '17)

Houston, TX


Sam Houston State University - The Woodlands Center,
3380 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX, United States
April 7-8, 2017

2017 International Conference on Education and Social Development (ICESD '17) will take place in The Woodlands, TX, United States, April 7-8, 2017. The conference aims to provide a high-level international forum for researchers and scientists to present their new advances and research results. The conference covered all aspects of Education, and Social Development. The conference will also provide the participants a broad overview of the latest Education and Social Science research, and will be a valuable reference source for further research.

Scope and list of subjects for ICESD '17 (includes but not limited to):


- E-Education
- Adult and Continuing Education
- Civic Education and Leadership 
- Evaluating of Teaching and Learning Technologies 
- Education Games and Informal Learning 
- Mobile Learning and Ubiquitous Learning 
- Learning Systems Platforms and Architectures 
- Mutual Effect between IT Enterprise and Education 
- Virtual Environment, Virtual Class and Virtual University 
- Construction of the Digital Learning Environment and Educational Software Design 
- E-Learning Platform and Implement 
- Open Source and Social Software in Education 
- Informatics Science Education 
- Innovative uses of technology in the classroom
- Collaborative learning
- Partnerships with industry and government
- Team projects and case studies
- Undergraduate research experiences
- Student observation and mentoring strategies
- Teaching methods
- Educational Psychology and Counseling
- Health Promotion and Health Education 
- Special Education 
- Educational Policy and Administration 
- Higher Education 
- Arts, Music, Sport and Design 
- Culture and Education Law 
- Educational Communications and Technology

Social Development

- Sustainable Development 
- Sociology of Religion
- Social Complexity 
- Social Computing 
- Social Network Analysis 
- Social Work 
- Social Systems Dynamics 
- Labor Market 
- Sociology 
- Sustainable Human and Social Development 
-Technology, Society, Environmental Studies 
- Research Methods in Sociology 
- Cultural Sociology 
- Ethnic Relations 
- Economic Sociology 
- Civil Society 
- Classical Sociological Theory 
- Cultural Theory and Policy 
- Science, Technology and Society 
- Social Stratification and Social Mobility 
- Sociology of Art 
- Collective Behavior and Social Movements 
- Social-Psychological, Social, Organizational, and Technological Systems


Call for Presentation, Special Sessions and Symposia

2017 International Conference on Education and Social Development (ICESD '17) will be held at Sam Houston State University, The Woodlands, TX. The conference invites you to submit abstracts of your research presentation and special session proposals to this conference. The presentation can be in person or via video conference.

Full papers are not required for the conference but recommend if you wish to publish a paper on selected IBII Journal after the conference. Following your registration, ICESD '17 will select a number of the best extended versions of the papers for publication in an IBII journal, and you will be given instructions on how to submit an extended version of your abstract and paper. Best presentation awards are voted during each session of the conference.

The benefits of attending ICESD are considerable for established academics and new scientists alike. Apart from the academic benefits, the rich social and cultural program is always associated with our events. Attractive destinations and quality venues ensure an enjoyable stay to all participants. The multinational composition of the attendees often stimulates the initiation of fruitful conversations. The overall experience is always fulfilling.

Although this web site is designed to answer any questions you might have regarding the event, please feel free to contact ICESD conference organization team if you have any questions via email


  1. The presentation will be 20 minutes talk followed by 10 minutes Q&A (Total of 30 minutes each)
  2. To apply for a talk, you are required to submit an abstract (see Submission for more details)
  3. Presentation types: 
    • On-site Presentation: The standard format for presentation.
    • Virtual Presentation: If presenters will not be able to attend the conference, virtual presentation opportunity will allow authors to present their paper. Following the conference, Certificate of Presentation and a copy of the conference program will be emailed to the virtual presenter. Hard copies can be mailed upon request. Instruction of setting up virtual connection will be provided via email through


  1. The conference will accept abstracts up to 500 words
  2. Indicate which conference session you would like to present
  3. Title of Submission format is “ICESD”+ “Author Name”
  4. Abstract will be send via email to conference chairs: Dr. Bruce O’Neal; and
  5. The deadline of abstract submissions extends to March 20, 2017.



Early Bird

Advanced Registration

General Registration

Late Registration
Before January 28, 2017 Before March 6, 2017 Before March 28, 2017 After March 28, 2017

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IBII Member






  1. Full papers are not required for the conference but recommend
  2. Selected papers will be published on Journal of Management Science and Business Intelligence or Journal of Education and Social Development for FREE
  3. Deadline for submission a full paper: June 06, 2017
  4. Hard Copy will be mailed and charged separately up on request

Important Dates & Deadlines:

      - General Submission (Abstracts): March 20, 2017
      - Notification of Acceptance: Within 10 business days after submission
      - Registration: January 28 (Early Bird); March 6 (Advanced); March 28 (General); April 6 (Late). There is not on-site registration, all registrations must be made before April 6 and paid via PayPal or bank wire transfer.
      - ICBCE 2017 Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017
      - Full Paper submission (optional): May 8, 2017

Directions and Lodging:

  1. Physical Address:
    Sam Houston State University - The Woodlands Center
    3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384

  2. Direction: 30 minutes drive from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).
    Go north on I-45 or the Hardy Toll Road to the Woodlands Parkway exit (76B) to I-45, then exit 79A (College Park Dr.) and turn left to College Park Drive for about 1 miles. See Map
  3. Nearby hotels are recommended here:

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