21 – 23 March 2024

  • Raluca Georgiana Lădaru, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

  • Mariarosaria Lombardi, University of Foggia, Italy

  • Andreea Apetrei Kalveram, Universidad Católica de Valencia, Spain

The COVID-19 pandemic, Russian invasion of Ukraine, growing global population, increasing of food prices, reducing rural poverty, protecting the environment, climate change and the biodiversity crisis are just some of the challenges currently facing the agrifood systems around the world. Main topics covered by the hereby call for papers are related to solutions in order to achieve resilient and sustainable agri-food systems under global change.

Lădaru Georgiana Raluca is the Director of the Doctoral School Economics II within The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, also being associate professor in the Department of Agrifood and Environmental Economics at the same university. She has authored and co-authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers and presented works at many national and international conferences. Her main areas of expertise comprise agricultural marketing, marketing research, competitiveness of food chain etc.

Mariarosaria Lombardi has been associate professor in the scientific area of Commodity Sciences at the Department of Economics, University of Foggia (Italy) since 1 April 2022. Graduate in Economics, she took Ph.D. in Commodity Sciences at the University of Bari (Italy). She mainly deals with economic and environmental aspects of innovations applied to production processes. Since 2015, she has been member of the rural hub Vazapp, that is applying social innovation in agriculture. In 2019, she became “climate shaper” as certificated by FAO and Future Food Institute. 

Andreea Apetrei Kalveram is a full professor at Catholic University of Valencia (Spain, teaching Marketing and Management courses. She is also the International Coordinator of the Business Faculty managing the visits of more than 100 students and 20 professors every year. She has participated in more than ten international exchanges herself as lecturer or staff member at universities around Europe and Asia, building networks between institutions and people. She has organised and participated in more than 30 conferences while constantly publishing studies in the areas of management and sustainability. The latter had become a passion for Andreea therefore in the last years, she had been researching the topic of sustainable marketing and sustainable fashion.

Publication Opportunities:

The conference is organized by Society for Business Excellence and Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages on the 21-23 of March 2024 at The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages (FABIZ) in partnership with the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Economics (EAM) and the Faculty of International Economic Relations (REI). 

The papers accepted at ICBE 2024 will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration, payment, and presentation. The papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings volume under the German Publishing House De Gruyter and they will be indexed in EBSCO, Proquest, ExLibris, OCLC, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, CELDES, CNPIE, Naviga, and will be submitted to Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (

The last 7 editions of the Proceedings of the ICBE volumes have been indexed in ISI Web of Science.

Submitted papers will be also considered for publishing under Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, series indexed by Scopus and ISI. Here you can access the last the edition published following ICBE2022:  

In addition, the best three Papers (Best paper Award Management&Marketing) will be published in the international journal Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge Society by De Gruyter Open, indexed in Web of Science- Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Proquest, Cabell’s Directory and more than 20 other international databases (

Submitted papers will also be considered for publication in the Journal of Risk and Financial Management (ISSN 1911-8074). JRFM is ranked B in the 2022 ABDC Journal Quality List and indexed by a number of databases, including Scopus (CiteScore = 2.8), EconBiz/ECONIS, EconLit, EconPapers (RePEc), etc. JRFM is now #10 on the list based on the citation index (H5) for finance. In addition, two best paper awards (300 CHF each) will be published in the conference’s special issue “Smart Solutions for Sustainable Economics and Finance” of JRFM

Selected papers will be considered for publication in the Journal of Financial Studies (ISSN: 2559-1347). JFS has been published by the Institute of Financial Studies since 2016. In its pages, works by professional practitioners, but also by authors from the scientific and university world in the country and abroad, as well as young researchers, will be published, concerning issues in the financial field such as: insurance-reinsurance, capital market, private pensions but also in other fields such as the academic field, the business field etc. The journal is indexed in DOAJ, RePEc, CEEOL, ERIHPLUS and Google Scholar (

Submission Details

Submission of full paper due for review February 25th 2024
Notification of paper acceptance (incl. requests for changes) March 1st 2024
Final paper due (with changes implemented) March 15th 2024
Final Author registration date March 15th 2024

Registration and payment*

EARLY BIRD – by December 1st 2023
Academics 220 euro 1100 lei
Student (Ph.D. or Post-doc) 175 euro 875 lei
REGULAR – by March 1st 2024
Academics 300 euro 1500 lei
Student (Ph.D. or Post-doc) 250 euro 1250 lei
LATE – by March 20th 2024
Academics 400 euro 2000 lei
Student (Ph.D. or Post-doc) 350 euro 1750 lei
  • SUPPLEMENTARY PAPER = 150 euro / 750 lei
  • The conference fee includes one conference attendance, publication, conference folder and acces to the online events during the conference.

*Please be aware that a late payment involves the possibility not to be present in the printed version of the materials (agenda, booklet).

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