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2018 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '18)

Houston, TX


Sam Houston State University - The Woodlands Center,
3380 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX, United States
April 6-7, 2017

The 2018 IBII International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '18) will take place in The Woodlands, TX, United States, April 6-7, 2018. 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 '18 (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 2018 International Conference on Management, Leadership and Business Intelligence (ICMLBI '18) 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 '18 will select a number of the best extended versions of the papers for publication IBII'S Journals (JMSBI, JESD, AIAJ), 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 via video conference 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

Brochure and Agenda:

  1. Conference draft agenda NEW
  2. Conference brochure NEW


  1. The conference will accept abstracts up to 500 words
  2. Go to IBII Conference Submission System and submit your abstract online. Any questions, please contact
  3. The deadline of abstract submissions: March 10, 2018 extend to March 24, 2018



Early Bird

Advanced Registration

General Registration

Late Registration Last-Minute Registration
By January 08, 2018 By February 09 2018 By March 10, 2018 By March 29, 2018 After March 30, 2018

General Attendee




$419 $399





$339 $319

IBII Member




$389 $369

Each presentation requires at least one of the authors to register for the conference to secure a presentation slot. If the presentation has multiple authors and the other co-authors also want to attend the conference, he/she also need to register for the conference. 

Instruction: How to pay without a PayPal account

IBII Refun Policy

On-site registration is not available. All registrations must be made before April 6 and paid via PayPal, bank wire transfer or Western Union.

After the payment, please fill the following confirmation form and send it back to Conference Registration Confirmation Form


  1. Full papers are not required for the conference but recommend
  2. All abstract of presentations will be included in electronic conference abstract proceeding
  3. Selected papers will be published on Journal of Management Science and Business Intelligence or Journal of Education and Social Development or American Journal of Adanced Research for FREE
  4. Deadline for submission a full paper: June 06, 2018
  5. NEW: Please submit your full paper to for free journal publication. Please indicate your target journal and conerence abstract submission ID in the email while your make your full paper submission.
  6. Hard Copy will be mailed and charged separately up on request

Important Dates & Deadlines:

      - General Submission (Abstracts):March 10, 2018 extend to March 24, 2018
      - Notification of Acceptance: Within 10 business days after submission
      - Registration: January 8 (Early Bird); Feburary 9 (Advanced); March 10 (General).
      - IBII 2018 Multi-Conference Date: April 6-7, 2018
      - Full Paper submission (optional): June 06, 2018 extend to August 06, 2018

Directions and Traveling:

  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 listed here. Please choose the one which is convinient for you.
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