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International Conference of Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America ( BAASANA)

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Aug 17 2016
Aug 19 2016
America/New York

Call for Papers

The International Meeting of Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) will be held during August 17-19, 2016 at Newman Conference Center, City University of New York, 151 East 25th Street, 7th Floor, Manhattan, New York, NY 10010.

Scholarly papers, abstracts, proposals for panel from all academic and applied disciplines in business, natural, social, behavioral sciences including  fields  of  applied  humanities such as  journalism, mass communication, law and legal studies, educational administration health sciences, engineering and IT technologies are being invited for presentation at the conference. The deadline for Submission is March 1 5, 2016. Earlier submission is highly encouraged. Since visa formalities and travel arrangements could take months, international participants are advised to submit paper, abstracts, and panel proposals ASAP. An acceptance letter will be sent following an expedited peer review process.

Volunteers to serve as track chairs, session chairs, paper reviewers and/or discussants should contact the program chair as soon as possible.

BAASANA is an interdisciplinary, not for profit professional association of business, sciences and technology. We seek dissemination of advanced knowledge and skills among scholars and practitioners of business, social, behavioral, natural, applied sciences and technology toward resolving issues and problems of 21st century. By sharing knowledge and expertise and facilitating the transfer of know-how across the digital divide, we seek to contribute toward the improvement of human conditions. 

Conference Theme: Research Impact

Applied/international/interdisciplinary perspectives leading to improvement of practices and/or understanding of human conditions.

Submission Guidelines:

  1. Paper/Abstract: Submit to Program Chair via, a complete paper (page limit: 20 double spaced pages including tables, references) or an abstract with at least 500 words (Required: the title of the paper, name(s), address, telephone number and email address of the author(s).
  2. Scholarly papers and abstracts should address the following criteria: (1) Originality—does the paper contain significant new information, ideas, model appropriate to the discipline? (2) Relationship to the literature--does the paper (proposal) show adequate review of the available literature? (3) Methodology—does the paper use an appropriate research design and method? (4) Results: What impact do the findings make? Do they reflect any policy implication for a geographical region or a country?
  3. Proposal for a Panel (for Practitioners only- 60-90 minute session): Submit 300-500 words with a title, indicating the track, names and addresses, affiliations (including email addresses) of the chair of the panel/roundtable, and of the panelists. Indicate what, why (i.e., implications/impacts for a country specific or the sector specific outcomes) in the proposal. The Chair takes the responsibility of summarizing the discussion for publication in the proceeding.
  4. Only electronic submission of a Microsoft word document is accepted. Email all submissions to: baasana2@  Note: The “Best Paper” in each track will be recognized in the conference at the conference banquet.

Founded in 2008, BAASANA conferences and publications emphasize professionalism, mutual respect and collegiality. We require that discussion and comments should be cordial, positive and constructive toward continuous improvement of scholarly endeavors of the participants.

Conference Registration

Authors of accepted papers, abstracts, panel proposals will be  required to register and attend the conference. Co-author(s) not attending conference will be required to pay a nominal fee of $50.  Early bird registration fee is $350 payable within 4 weeks of the receipt of acceptance letter or by May 15, 2016.  Regular registration fee after May 15 is $400. Onsite registration fee is $450. To be included in the conference program, all participants must be preregistered by July 1, 2016.  International participants must pay a non-refundable deposit of $100 via traveler's check or an international money order by the May 15 deadline to have the presentation included in the conference program.  Balance of registration fee must be paid by a bank draft payable to BAASANA (issued to any scheduled U.S. bank branch) by July1, 2016 (permission to pay onsite may be granted for exceptional cases).

If applicable, there will be a fee of $100 for the 2nd presentation. No individual author may submit more than two papers or proposals. The regular registration fee will cover the conference material (name badge; printed program, the publication of paper/abstract in the conference proceedings, admission to all conference sessions, activities, and sponsored meals, snacks and tea/coffee breaks, certificate of attendance (if requested) will also be provided at no cost. Student registration fee covers badges, conference material, access to all sessions, snacks, breaks and a certificate of attendance. All participants must register by completing a prescribed conference registration form. Payments (payable to BAASANA) by bank checks, traveler's checks, personal checks drawn on banks located in the U.S. are acceptable. Due to security concerns, credit cards will not be accepted. Onsite registration during the conference will be handled only through cash payment of U.S. $450.00. Mail payments to: BAASANA, 2201 Bentley Drive, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, USA).   Receipts of payments will be given at the registration desk during the conference. 


Proceedings be published at website. The proceedings will also be submitted to ISI Thompson for Review and Indexing.  Best papers of the conference upon further review will be eligible for publication at International Journal of Business and Applied Sciences (IJBAS) ISSN: 2165-8072
Hotel Accommodation: Greater New York City offers a variety of affordable accommodations. Hotel prices are more affordable in Queens and Brooklyn and are easily accessible by public transportations.;,, may be used to find discounted rates for hotel rooms in New York City.  August being the peak of tourist season, early hotel reservation is highly recommended.

Program Chair:  Dr. John Okpara, Professor and Chair, Department of Management and Marketing, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, USA 

List of Tracks

Business & Economics  

  • Business Education  
  • Accounting /International Accounting
  • Marketing /International Marketing
  • Management/International/Human Resource & Operations Management  
  • Finance/International Finance
  • Capital Market
  • International Business
  • Applied & Development Economics
  • Foreign Direct Investment  
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Supply Chain Management  
  • Quality Management  
  • Business Language and Linguistic Issues
  • Business Communication
  • Social Media and Business
  • E-Commerce/e-Trading/Auctions

Science and Technology  

  • Biology and Bio-Technology  
  • Applied Chemistry  
  • Chemical/Industrial engineering
  • Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Petroleum and Petro-chemical Engineering
  • Applied Physics  
    Applied Math/Statistics
  • Health Physics 
  • Environmental Issues
  • Environmental Engineering
  • World Weather & Climate Issues Pollution and Waste Issues
  • Urban Issues 

IT (Information Technology) and ITM Computer Engineering  

  • Applied Computer Science  
  • Network security and Computer Forensic
  • Nano-Technology/Human Computer Interaction
  • Information System and Software  
  • Telecommunication Systems and the Network
  • Data Mining and “Big” Data  
  • Business Intelligence
  • Mobile Computing
  • E-Commerce (IT Issues)

Medical Sciences and Practices

  • Diagnostic Technologies 
  • Medical Professions  
  • Public Health  
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Hospital Administration  
  • Health care plans and HMO  
  • National Healthcare Issues and Solutions

Education (Issues of Quality, Accreditation/Management)

  • Early Childhood/Secondary/Special Education:  
  • Higher Education: Quality and Challenges  
  • International Education  
  • Institutional Accreditation Issues

Social Sciences  

  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)  
  • Political Science (Applied)
  • Comparative Politics  
  • Political Culture and Practices  
  • Applied Public Administration & Public Sector Management
  • Public Policy/e-Governance
  • International Relations
  • Clinical and Applied Psychology  
  • Sociology/Social Work
  • Social Problems and Issues  
  • Gender Issues and Development  
  • Youth Development  
  • Applied Urban Sociology/ Rural Sociology  
  • Criminal Justice  
  • Medical Anthropology/Cultural Anthropology 

Law and Legal Studies  

  • Mass Communication & Humanities
  • Communication Studies  
  • Journalism/film/digital communication
  • Convergent Media/Communication
  • New Media and Society
  • Political communication  
  • Organizational Communication
  • Integrated Strategic Communications
  • Marketing Communications
  • Intercultural/International Communication Media Ethics
  • Human Rights Issues
  • Tourism and Cultural Communications
  • Technical/Business Writing

Student Track

  • Several sessions will be offered to undergraduate and graduate students, In addition, a session for doctoral students will be held. The Best Master’s Thesis and the Best Doctoral Dissertation Awards will be announced at conference.

Student Track Chair: Dr. Madhav Sharma, Bloomsburg University E-mail:

Track Coordinator for Graduate Students: Ms. Camille Menendez:

BAASANA is managed as a not for profit professional association by a voluntary and interdisciplinary of Board of  Directors.

Dr. M. Ruhul Amin is the founder, President and Chairman of the Board of BAASANA. For a list of Officers and Board Members, please visit: www.

Conference Date: 
Aug 17 2016 - Aug 19 2016
Application/Proposal Deadline: 
Mar 15 2016
Manhattan, NY
Contact Email: