21 – 23 March 2024

  • Carmen Valentina Rădulescu

  • Marko Jeločnik, IEA Belgrad

Concerns over climate change, clean air and water, renewable energy and land use, continue to draw attention to sustainability, sustainable urban planning and the developmental strategies, practices and models that ensure habitable, self-sustaining communities. The role of agriculture as promoter and enabler of a circular economy has become clearer and of great significance in tackling challenges of natural resource depletion, waste management, food security and more.

The main topics covered by the hereby call for papers are related to:

  • Linear and Circular Economy Models

  • The implications of agriculture in circular business models

  • Green Infrastructure and Renewable Energy

  • International Trade and the Transition to a Circular Economy

  • Models for sourcing food grown regeneratively and locally

  • Designing and marketing healthier food product

Carmen Valentina Rădulescu has been teaching at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies since 1997.
In 2016, she defended her habilitation thesis and became PhD supervisor in the field of Economics II.
Since 2021, she is Professor, PhD, Vice-Dean responsible for the didactic activity at the Faculty of Agro-Food and Environmental Economics.
Author and co-author of over 200 specialized works (articles, books, manuals), member of the organizing committee of some international conferences (for example: PEEC, CAFEE), member of the editorial board of some BDI magazines (International Editorial Council Rivista di Economia Agraria; Ecoforum; Journal of Tourism – studies and research in tourism; Journal of Academic Research in Environment and Geography), reviewer (Conference ICESS, CAFEE, IBIMA, MDPI); chair (IBIMA, Globalizacia) and guest editor (Frontiers), etc.
She received numerous awards: “Nicolas Georgescu Roegen” for the book Good governance. Cause and Effect of Social Negentropy, 2018, co- author; AGER Award for the book Survival – the paradigm of a sustainable future, 2011, co-author. Diploma of Excellence “Virgil Madgearu” 2006, Diploma “Nicolae Georgescu-Roegen”, 2003 and 2004; Diploma of praise for young researchers, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, awarded in 2000, 2001 and 2002.

Marko Jeločnik, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate is the deputy director of the Institute of Agricultural Economics from Belgrade, Serbia. During his scientific-research work, he was (co)author at over the 150 scientific papers, mainly published in scientific journals. He is dominantly oriented to the field of agroeconomy, with special accent to investments in agriculture, economics of agriculture, or strategic planning in agriculture and rural communities. So far, he was involved in realization of over the 50 scientific and professional projects.

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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