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In August 2016, the Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad conducted an International Conference on “Sustainability: A Business Imperative” – 8th SAICON 2016 which included the following:

  • Research Papers (Theoretical & Empirical)
  • Working Papers
  • Case Studies
  • Student Papers

The South Asian International Conference (SAICON) is an annual conference organized by the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) the custodians of the South Asian Chapter of the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA). SAICON is a platform through which contemporary and developing ideas on business, economic and social sciences are discussed where academics and researchers interact with the industry professionals. SAICON provides an excellent opportunity to researchers and professionals to network and discuss market changes and transformation which are shaping the market demographics. The SIACON strives to develop a community which encourages the exchange of ideas and facilitates learning. The forum aims at connecting the research world with the industry through conference congregations at different parts of the world. SAICON is an intellectual’s home where researchers and professionals are continuously in touch with each other through SIACON website and conferences where networking is an ongoing process.

The forum encourages researchers from all parts of the world to rise up and bring forward their research and integrate their research with the needs of the organizations and the changing trends. The SAICON does not limit itself to researchers but also supports professionals to bring their business ideas to researchers and try collaborating with them and seek answers. Therefore, the SAICON promotes collaborative practice amongst researchers and professionals to stay connected with the two worlds of research & industry simultaneously.

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