The Faculty of Economics of Universitas Negeri Padang (FE UNP) will be a host on the Economic, Educational, Business, and Accounting Researchers' Meeting which will take placed on Prof. Kamaluddin's Auditorium from Saturday to Sunday (November 24 to 25).
The Dean of FE UNP, Dr. Idris said on his office that the meeting of researchers and lecturers of economic, business and accounting education which was held by the FE UNP was titled Padang International Conference on Economic, Education, Business and Accounting (PICEEBA). This was the second edition of PICEEBA which was held before on July 2, 2018 ago.
"The 2nd PICEEBA with the theme "Sustainable Innovation in the Digital Era” is aimed to be the place to share research results and find out the latest developments in the world of science. The theme taken by this conference is adapted to the latest trends and issues namely the latest innovations in the field of Business and Economics in the digital era," Dr. Idris said.
The researchers who participate in the 2nd PICEEBA can disseminate the results of their research, so that the results of their studies can be widely publicized and receive input from other researchers.
Furthermore, the Chief Executive of the 2nd PICEEBA’s committee, Abror, Ph.D., informed that all the papers that were successfully received at 1st PICEEBA were published in the Proceedings indexed by Atlantis Press. Therefore, it is then natural that the number of papers submitted to the 2nd PICEEBA has increased.
He said that besides of the opportunity for publication, the conference is also useful in order to expand the academic association among researchers and lecturers, so that they can open up a wider network of research activities or further studies later.
Erizal Syofyan, the Vice-Dean I of FE UNP, added that for the 2nd of PICEEBA in 2018, FE UNP will present four key keynote speakers from various world leading universities namely Prof. Lorne Cummings (Professor of Accounting from Macquairie University, Sydney Australia), Dr. Raphael Akamavi (Marketing Management Expert from the University of Birmingham, UK), and Prof. Dr. Nur Adiana Hiau Abdullah (Professor of Corporate Finance from Universiti Utara Malaysia).
"Till now, the 2nd PICEEBA has received more than 200 articles from researchers from various Indonesian and Malaysian universities, but after going through the review process, only 160 articles passed and considered were eligible to be presented and published," he explained.
He said that the articles that passed the review process would be published on Atlantis Press Proceedings indexed by Clarivate Analytics, Asean Citation Index, EBSCO, DOAJ, SINTA, and Google Scholar.
Furthermore, the best articles will be published in the Reputable International Scientific Journal and International Journal of Business and Management indexed by Scopus. (Public Relations of UNP/Translated by: Shilva Lioni)