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2017 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '17)

Houston, TX


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

The 2017 IBII International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '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 General Business, Management, Business Intelligence, and Leadership. The conference will also provide the participants a broad overview of the latest business, management and leadership research and will be a valuable reference source for further research and professional network.

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


- Theory and Developments of Management
- Management of ecommerce security, trust and privacy 
- Managing in the digital economy. 
- Big data analytics – challenges for knowledge management. 
- Issues in project management
- Managing across company boundaries – strategic partnering. 
- Managing the customer experience – an outside-in view of the companies
- Strategy management in business
- Data and Knowledge management for ecommerce and government 
- Supply Chain management


- Leadership for Innovative Enterprises
- Developing strategic leadership capabilities
- Entrepreneurial leadership 
- Facilitating entrepreneurship throughout the growth cycle.
- Leadership and management Styles
- Gender and leadership 
- Leadership for sustainability
- Leaders role in innovation 
- Leadership in non-profit settings
- Leadership and the family enterprise 
- Leading change and managing conflict 
- Leading from the middle – centralized vs. decentralized control
- Leadership challenges – barriers to effective communications

Business Intelligence

- Hybrid Learning 
- Ensemble Learning 
- Data Analysis and Data Mining
- AI in Business Applications
- E-Business and Management 
- Customer Relationship Analysis 
- Supply Chain Integration and BI 
- Digital business ecosystems 


Call for Presentation, Special Sessions and Symposia

The 2017 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '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, ICMLBI '17 will select a number of the best extended versions of the papers for publication in Journal of Management Science and Business Intelligence (JMBI), 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 ICMLBI 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 ICMLBI conference organizing 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 “ICMLBI”+ “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

General Attendee










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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