• Boards

    Takvim

    Science and Advisory Board ( 13th Conference )  
    Prof. Dr. Yılmaz BingölYıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Taner BerksoyOkan University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Veysel Bozkurtİstanbul University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bulutİstanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Bengü ÇaparBaşkent University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Kenan DağcıYalova University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Mehmet DumanArtvin University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Ekrem ErdemErciyes University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Ercan ErenYıldız Teknik University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Neşe Erimİstanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Seyfettin Erdoğanİstanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Hüsnü ErkanDokuz Eylül University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Nihat ErdoğmuşYıldız Teknik University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Gary S. FieldsCornell University, USA
    Prof. Dr. A. Ahad M.Osman-GaniIIUM University, Malaysia
    Prof. Dr. Cevat GerniDoğuş University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. İsmail H.GençAmerican University of Sharjah, UAE
    Prof. Dr. Nurullah Gençİstanbul Ticaret University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Tuncay GüloğluYalova University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Ahmet İncekaraİstanbul University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Muhsin KarYıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Erdal KaragölYıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Harry KatzCornell University, USA
    Prof. Dr. Tamer Koçelİstanbul Kültür University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Risa L. LieberwitzCornell University, USA
    Prof. Dr. Eul-Teo LeeKunsan National University, Korea
    Prof. Dr. Kabil ManafovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Prof. Dr. Gary N.Mc LeanTexas A&M University, USA
    Prof. Dr. Zahid MemmedovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Prof. Dr. Sedat MuratIstanbul University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Adalet MuradovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Prof. Dr. William S. NeilsonTexas A&M University, USA
    Prof. Dr. Murat OkçuSüleyman Demirel University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Ertan OktayDoğuş University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Suleyman ÖzdemirBandırma 18 Eylül University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Zeki ParlakMarmara University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Nick SalvatoreCornell Universiy, USA
    Prof. Dr. Richard A. SwansonUniversity of Minnesota, USA
    Prof. Dr. Gabriel TalmainYork University, UK
    Prof. Dr. Aysıt TanselOrta Doğu Teknik University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Suat TekerIşık University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Yusuf Tunaİstanbul Ticaret University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Ömer TorlakTurkey Rekabet Kurumu, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Mehmet TokatHacettepe University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Hasan TutarSakarya University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Sakit YaqubovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Prof. Dr. Gülsün Gürkan YayYıldız Teknik University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Turan YayYıldız Teknik University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Uğur YozgatMarmara University, Turkey
    Prof. Dr. Raquib ZamanIthaca College, USA
    Assoc. Prof. Mirağa AhmedovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assoc. Prof. Mesut AkderePurdue University, USA
    Assoc. Prof. Ayfer Gedikliİstanbul Medeniye University, Turkey
    Assoc. Prof. Hamid HamidovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assoc. Prof. Saim KayadibiIIUM, Malaysia
    Assoc. Prof. Geray MusayevAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assoc. Prof. R.Deniz ÖzbayMarmara University, Turkey
       
    General Secretariat  
    Prof.Dr. Ibrahim G. Yumusak İstanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey
    Assist. Prof.Dr. Özgür Kökalan İstanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey
    Res. Assist. Murat Isıker İstanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey
    Res. Assist. M. Fuat Kına İstanbul S. Zaim University, Turkey
       
    Executive Board  
    Prof. Dr. Mahmut Bilen Journal of KEM
    Assoc. Prof. Fariz AhmadovAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assoc. Prof. Ferruh TuzcuoğluAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assoc. Prof. Elşen BağırzadeAzerbaijan State University of Economics
    Assist. Prof.Dr. Özgür Kökalanİstanbul S. Zaim University
    Assist. Prof.Dr. Hasan Alpaguİstanbul S. Zaim University
    Assist. Prof.Dr. M.Büşra Altundere İstanbul S. Zaim University
    Assist. Prof.Dr. Rümeysa Bilginİstanbul S. Zaim University
    Assist. Prof.Dr. Barış AlpaslanJournal of KEM

  • Conference Themes

    Bildiri ile Katılım

    Scholars, practitioners, consultants, and policy-makers interested in Economy, Management and Knowledge are invited to submit manuscripts & proposals relevant to the following topical areas and streams:

    The Knowledge Economy

    Knowledge Management & E-Business

    The Knowledge Society

    E-Goverment/E-Trade

    Others Relevant Issues

  • Secretary General

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    Secretary General
    Prof. Dr. İbrahim Güran YUMUŞAK

    Vice General Secretary
    Assist. Prof. Ozgur KOKALAN

    Assistans
    Murat ISIKER & M. Fuat KINA

    Adres: İstanbul S. Zaim Üniversitesi İşletme ve Yönetim Bilimleri Fakültesi Halkalı
    K. Çekmece / İstanbul Türkiye

    Tel: +9 (0212) 692 96 73 / 692 97 03 / 692 97 75 Fax: +9 (0212) 693 82 29
    E-posta: gsekreter@beykon.org, ibrahim.yumusak@izu.edu.tr

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    Toktamış Ateş, Bugün, 06.11.2010

     

  • Bylaw

    BİLGİ

    RULES OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE, ECONOMY, AND MANAGEMENT

    Name of the Conference: 
    The name of the Conference is the INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE, ECONOMY, AND MANAGEMENT.

    Purpose of the Conference:
    To bring the researchers, experts, scientists, and practitioners working in the fields of Knowledge, Economy, and Management together; to provide an environment conducive to sharing, discussing, and spreading new information and opinions; and to ensure that scientific results are transferred to relevant organizations and institutions and are made available to the public.

    Logo of the Conference: 
    The logo of the Conference is the letters WWW in front of the Earth rotating on its axis. This logo may be used in different compositions for each Conference; it may not, however, be changed.

    Date and Period of the Conference:
    The standard dates of the Conference fall around September – October. The Conference is held at least every two years but no more than once a year.. The Board of Directors may change the dates and period of the Conference if it deems it necessary.

    Committees of the Conference:
    The Conference has four main bodies: the Science Board, the Executive Board, the Board of Directors, and the General Secretariat. An Advisory Committee and/or Honorary Committee may be formed if so required by the Board of Directors. Duties and powers of existing bodies may not be transferred to bodies that formed at a later time.
    Scientific Board: Consists of academicians and practitioners with advanced degrees who have conducted academic studies and who contribute (or who may contribute) to the improvement of the Conference. Scientific Board members are appointed by the Board of Directors following recommendations by the Executive Committee; the Scientific Board consists of a new panel of members every Conference. Members of the Board are automatic members of the Science Board. The standard dates of the Conference fall around September – October. The Conference is held at least every two years but no more than once a year.. The Board of Directors may change the dates and period of the Conference if it deems it necessary.


    Duties and powers:
    -To propose key issues to be presented at the Conference
    -To assess declaration proposals according to the procedure set out by the Executive Committee
    -To assess the declaration texts
    -To supervise the sessions in concordance with the instructions from the Board of Directors
    -To carry out activities that will promote the Conference and increase the participation of academicians
    -To make scientific suggestions to the bodies of the Conference
    The standard dates of the Conference fall around September – October. The Conference is held at least every two years but no more than once a year.. The Board of Directors may change the dates and period of the Conference if it deems it necessary.

    Board of Directors: Composed of academicians who have contributed to the formation and improvement of the Conference. It is a permanent body and the top body of the Conference. Dean of the University in charge of the Conference are automatic members of the Board.

    Members of Board of Directors: 
    Dean of the University in charge of the Conference
    Dr. Hüsnü Erkan
    Dr. Veysel Bozkurt
    Dr. Ali Akdemir
    Dr. Mehmet Altan
    Dr. Erol Eren
    Dr. Nihat Erdoğmuş
    Dr. Ömer Torlak
    Dr. İbrahim Güran Yumuşak

    Gatherings of the members of the Board are initiated upon the call and agenda of the General Secretary. A Chairman is elected at each meeting and the agenda is discussed. Absolute majority of the attendees is needed for a resolution. In cases split decisions, the resolution that Chairman votes on on behalf of the Board is considered valid. Persons who are not able to attend a meeting due with a valid excuse may assign other members of the Board as proxies. If it is not possible to gather in a physical location, member opinions may be taken via e-mail.
    Board membership expires upon resignation or upon the failure to fulfill any of the obligations for any reason. No replacement is made for the members whose membership is expired upon resignation or upon the Board's decision. The Board of Directors may elect a new member with the written proposal by 1/3 of the total number of Board members and with the consent of 2/3 of the members.

    Duties and powers:
    -To decide which faculty will organize and hold the Conference
    -To determine the date of the Conference as well as its schedule, which must be in accordance with the proposals of the Executive Committee
    -To make the final decision on the main issues and the main theme of the Conference following the proposal by the Science Board and the subsequent assessment by the Executive Committee
    -To determine the main criteria to be applied to the assessment of declarations and declaration scripts
    -To designate the members of the Science Board
    -To approve the draft budget to be proposed by the Board of Directors
    -To finalize any proposal of the Science Board and Executive Committee
    -To appoint the Secretary General pursuant to the proposal of the Science Board
    -To contribute to the activities that support the Conference and related works such as establishing research centers and publishing magazines
    -To cooperate with organizations and institutions operating in similar fields
    -To determine the rules and regulations related to the works of the bodies
    -To make decisions on the cancellation of Board membership
    -To form, whenever necessary, an Inspection Board consisting of three Board members and to determine the term and powers of this Board.
    Executive Board: Carries out activities necessary for the proper organization of the Conference in light of the assessments of the Science Board and the decisions of the Board of Directors. It is composed of academicians appointed by the Dean of the faculty in charge of the Conference. The Chairman of the Executive Board is the faculty's dean. The Chairman holds the title of Head of the Executive Board. The number of members and meeting rules we well as other principles are determined by the Chairman. The Secretary General also attends meetings whenever necessary.

    Duties and powers:
    -To propose and draft the Conference schedule and submit it to the Secretary General, who will then submit it to the Board of Directors
    -To ensure that the Conference is held in a venue with adequate accommodation facilities, a conference room, and other necessary amenities in order to ensure the highest participation possible
    -To establish a website containing all the information necessary for the Conference
    -To submit the banner containing the logo, date, scope, purpose, main issues, and the names of the members of the Science Board, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Committee as well as the names of other members of related faculties
    -To submit the declaration proposals and full texts to the members of the Science Board and to announce the accepted declarations
    -To distribute hardcopies of the declaration booklets at the Conference and to submit them to the administration and libraries of all universities
    -To allocate at least five percent of the Conference budget for the activities of General Secretariat
    -To determine the sessions and session chairmanships
    -To provide the members of the Science Board and Executive Committee as well as the Secretary General and session chairmen with accommodation facilities
    -To take Conference-related initiatives pursuant to the principles set out by the Board of Directors
    -To notify the Secretary General about all proposals regarding activities

    Honorary Committee: Composed of representatives of the persons or organizations who support the Conference. Members of this Committee are elected for each Conference. It has no duties or powers over Management and Execution issues (added to the Rules with the Board's resolution number 3 dated November 4, 2006).
    General Secretariat: This is the body that ensures the coordination, communication, and inspection of the Boards and Committees pursuant to the resolutions of the Board of Directors. It is managed by the Secretary General. The Secretary General is elected from among the academicians who have contributed to the Conference and is decided by the Board of Directors by a majority vote. His or her term of office is 5 years. Working principles and secretariat are determined by the Secretary General. The Secretary General may assign a maximum of two deputies if he or she finds it necessary to do so.

    Duties and powers:
    -To facilitate communication and coordination between the Science Board, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Board
    -To call the Board of Directors to meeting in accordance with proposals from the members of the Science Board, the Board of Directors, and the Executive Board
    -To determine the agenda of the Board of Directors and to record any resolutions
    -To inform all persons in charge of the Board’s resolutions
    -To follow up and ensure the implementation of the resolutions made by the Board of Directors
    -To attend to the Executive Board if necessary
    -To announce resolutions at the closing session of the Conference
    -To use the budget of the General Secretariat in compliance with his or her duties and powers
    -To create the archive and establish the website of the Conference and to transfer information to an electronic platform
    -To take any measures needed for the improvement of the Conference and to improve collaboration
    -To create protocols that are in compliance with Conference rules within the organizations in order to ensure the proper and regular organization of Conference
    -To represent the Conference before any organization
    -To apply to relevant organizations to generate funding for the Conference and to ensure that these funds are spent appropriately and solely for the purposes of Conference
    -To submit an Assessment Report about the Conference to the Board of Directors and to other relevant organizations
    Selection of the Faculty Whose Duty is to Organize the Conference:
    The faculty who wish to organize the Conference should pre-apply to the General Secretariat. They should be sure to submit their recommendations on schedule and to draft the budget and other relevant issues, in writing, to the Board of Directors at the beginning of the Conference. The Board of Directors selects which faculty shall be appointed to organize the Conference by considering whether its own financial and academic infrastructure is sufficient and then by considering the nominated faculty’s participation and contributions to previous Conferences. The final decision shall be made by majority vote and announced at the closing session. If the faculty designated to organize the Conference fails to fulfill its obligations, the Board of Directors, upon the proposal of the Secretary General, may appoint another faculty that had also made an application to organize the Conference.

    Change of Rules:
    Conference rules may be changed with the written proposal of 1/3 of the members of the Board followed by a unanimous vote.
    Issues Not Covered the Conference Rules:
    The Board of Directors is authorized to make decisions on issues not covered by Conference Rules.

    Effective Date and Authority:
    These Rules of Conference shall be executed by the General Secretariat as of September 15, 2005.

    Some important resolutions of the Board of Directors and the General Secretariat:
    1- Appointment of the Secretary General:
    Dr. İbrahim Güran Yumuşak was appointed as Secretary General at the Board Meeting dated September 15, 2005 following the proposal of the members of the Science Board and upon the approval of the Board of Directors.
    2- Non-Submitted Papers: 
    Papers that have not been submitted by their authors without any valid excuse and that have been sent to the subsequent Conference are automatically rejected without being assessed, and the institution of these persons shall be notified of the situation (Board Resolution number 4 dated September 15, 2005).
    3- Honorary Committee:
    The Honorary Committee has been added to the bodies of the Conference following Board resolution number 3 dated November 4, 2006.
    4- The Journal of Knowledge, Economy, and Management:
    It has been agreed by Board resolution number 2 dated November 4, 2006 that preliminary works will be made to publish an academic journal that will be indexed by scientific datebases.
    5- Cooperation with Cornell University: 
    It's been agreed by Board resolution number 5 dated November 4, 2006 that an engagement letter will be signed with Dr. Risa Lieberwitz, the representative of Cornell University, so that the sixth Conference will be held at an international level.
    6- Vice Secretary General:
    Dr. Tuncay Güloğlu has been appointed Vice Secretary General of the Conference as of December 12, 2006.

     

  • Tentative Program

  • Final Program

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  • Workshop

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  • Writing Guidelines

    Takvim

    TYPES of SUBMISSIONS:

    Submissions should be made to one or more of the following categories and all submissions will be subjected to blind peer review process:

    Refereed Papers (full papers): Should be submitted as a full publishable manuscript with empirical findings, or conceptual/qualitative research articles. After acceptance, the full refereed papers should be formatted properly with no more than 4,000 words. All accepted papers will be published in the refereed conference Proceedings.

    Work-in-Progress Papers: Please submit an extended summary of your proposal/paper in no more than 1,000 words. These papers will be scheduled for presentation, and the abstracts will be included in the conference program. Work-in-progress (WIP) papers could be proposed conceptual framework based on extensive literature reviews, or research in progress papers with partial results.

    Virtual or Poster Paper: We understand that some presenters will be unable to make the trip to Malta to present their paper, mainly due to financial and/or political restrictions on travel. ICKEM 2014 has therefore instituted a virtual or poster papers to allow the authors of accepted proposals the same publication opportunities as regular presenters.

    Panel Organizer(s): Panels should have at least five participants (including the chair). Panel organizers are responsible for the arrangement of all the presenters under their proposed topics, and should ensure that all are firmly committed. If your proposal is accepted you will be invited to register for the conference.

    Abstract Submission

    Please send your abstracts via Online Abstract Submission System, until March 1, 2017.
    Abstracts include the aim of the paper, methodology and finding. A begin with an abstract of 300 words or less. The abstract should be single-spaced. Type size should be 12 point. Every article should include two keywords minimum.

    Full Text Submission

    Full texts for accepted presentations should be submitted to Online Full text Submission System in Word document format, until April 15, 2017. Style guide for Full Text Submission

    • A. The base font should be set to Times New Roman in a 12-point size. The title should be printed in capital and bold letters, and should be centered. The author(s) and affiliation(s) should be flush right, single-spaced, and typed beginning on the second line below the title Use 12- point type. The titles such as “Dr.” or “Professor.”, the institution’s name and country, and the e –mail address will be written respectively in the footnote. Additional authors and affiliations should be stacked under the first with no space between.
    • B. All papers begin with an abstract of 300 words or less. The abstract should be single-spaced. Type size should be 10 point. Every article should include two keywords minimum.
    • C. Type size of the tables, footnotes should be 10 points. The letters and the graphics and the tables should be non-colored.
    • D. You must use Microsoft Word 6.0 or higher (PC version) and the text should be full justified. Margins of the A 4 paper should be set at 1.25 cm top and bottom, and 2.5 cm right and left.
    • E. Single space the body of the paper and between paragraphs.
    • F. Citations in the text should list the author’s last name, comma, and publication date, and the page number, all enclosed by parentheses, i.e., (Yumusak - Erarslan, 2005: 520).
    • G. The first letters of the headings should be in capital letters and the headings should be in boldface. They should be numbered as 1, 1.1., 1.2.1., and so on.
    • H. Tables and graphics should appear within the body of the paper and should be numbered consecutively. The figure or table number and description should appear left-justified in boldface 10-point type at the top. The resource of the table and figure should appear at the bottom in boldface 10-point type.
    • I. Appendices, if used, original documents, maps, pictures etc… should be numbered and follow the references. The word “Appendix” should be at the top of each appendix as a first-level heading. If there is more than one appendix, number each consecutively.
    • J. The references should be written following the text in alphabetical order. Howitt, Peter (1998) “On Some Problems in Measuring Knowledge-Based Growth,” The Knowledge Economy, Ed. Dale Neef, Butterworth-Heinemann, MA Yumusak, İbrahim Güran-Cemil Erarslan (2005) “Yeni Ekonominin Maliye Politikalari Üzerindeki Etkileri ve GeliSmekte Olan Ülkeler Örneği,”IV. Bilgi, Ekonomi ve Yönetim Kongresi, Sakarya Üni. İ.İ.B.F. Yayini, Sakarya.
    • K. Number all pages in the lower center and use 10-point type.
    • L. Full papers have to be between 10 and 25 pages.

    Proceedings:

    The Refereed Conference Proceedings reviewed in Electronic CD-ROM Format and Proceedings Book with ISBN. The Refereed Conference Proceedings Book and CD-ROM will be included in each Conference Registrant's Packet.

    Special Journal Issue:

    The conference has teamed up with the International Journal of Knowledge Economy and Knowledge Management (The JKEM) for publishing a Special Journal Issue on Knowledge Economy and Knowledge Management indexed by EBSCO, Index Copernicus, ASOS Academia. All submitted papers will have opportunities for consideration for this Special Journal Issue. The selection will be carried out during the review process, as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision will be made based on peer review reports by the guest editors and the Editor-in-Chief, jointly.

    Conference Language:

    English or Turkish (Simultaneous translation is available)

    CONFERENCE TOPICS:

    The Knowledge Economy

    • • Innovation and Technology Absorption for Growth
    • • Diversification through Innovation: Prospects for Growth
    • • Implementing Knowledge Economy Strategies
    • • Improving Competitiveness Through a Knowledge-Based Economy
    • • Human Capital & Economic Growth
    • • Technology & Economic Theory
    • • Global Economic Crises & The Knowledge Economy

    Knowledge Management & E-Business

    • • Electronic Human Resources Management
    • • Innovation Management
    • • Content Management
    • • Data Mining
    • • E-Learning and Distance Education
    • • ICT Management and Standards
    • • Electronic Commerce and Payment Systems
    • • Electronic Banking and Finance
    • • Security Issues and Standards

    The Knowledge Society

    • • Social Networks and Societal Impact
    • • E-Government & Knowledge Cities
    • • Information, Politics and Democratization
    • • International Relations in the Knowledge Society
    • • Social Policy in Knowledge Society
    • • Privacy Issues in the Knowledge Society
    • • Labor Relations in the Knowledge Society
    • • Management of Education and Training
    • • Globalization and Impacts

    Others related issues and topics

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  • Registration Terms

    Each abstract requires a registration Registration Fees

    Each abstract requires a registration. In case the same author presents more than one abstract, for each additional abstract a different co-author must be registered to the Congress, or Second and further abstracts by the same author will be charged as fifty percent of the preferred registration fees for each additional abstract.

    Registration Type
    Last Date:
    March 20, 2018

    Student
    85 EURO
    Presenter
    100 EURO
    Attendee
    125 EURO

    The registration fees include;
    • - Participation to all scientific sessions,
    • - Admission to the scientific and commercial exhibition,
    • - Coffee breaks and lunches indicated in the program,
    • - Opening ceremony and conference dinner,
    • - All conference documents (congress bag, name badge, certificate of attendance, proceedings CD),

    Important Dates:

    • Abstract Submission: February 1, 2018
    • Fulltext Submission: March 15, 2018
    • Registration: March 20, 2018
    • Program Announcement: April 1, 2018


    GENERAL INFORMATION

    • - Payments can be made by bank transfer. The details will be sent to applicants in a pre-confirmation letter upon receipt of registration request. Any money transfer deduction caused by your bank will be charged upon arrival

    Cancellation policy

    Cancellations and booking changes must be requested in writing from kongre@beykon.org

    Time cancellation request received
    Charge
    Before April 1, 2018 50 Euro for administrative costs
    On or After April 1, 2018 No refund
  • Accepted Papers

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    It will be announced when the referee evaluations are concluded.

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