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March 15, 2013

CFP Conference: International Turgut Ozal Congress on Business, Economics and Political Science

Deadline: May 15, 2013

International Turgut Ozal Congress
on Business, Economics and Political Science

Turgut Ozal University, Ankara, TURKEY

1-3 November 2013

International Turgut Ozal Congress on Business, Economics and Political Science (INTOC) is organized by Turgut Ozal University in cooperation with universities from three continents and sponsored by prominent public and scientific institutions and international peer reviewed indexed journals. This congress is dedicated to perpetuate the vision and legacy of Turgut Ozal, the 8th President of Republic of Turkey, who devoted his life to humanity, international peace and democracy.

Aim of the Congress

This congress aims to provide opportunities of knowledge sharing with academics from a range of disciplines and establishing contact with experts from different countries and institutions. All theoretical and empirical papers from business, economics and political science disciplines in wide range of subject areas are welcomed. Organizing committee values papers on contemporary theoretical developments, theoretical modeling and empirical research including case studies, historical, comparative and multidisciplinary studies. In addition, studies on Turgut Ozal’s views, policies and legacy are highly encouraged by the editorial board. Selected papers from all submissions will be published in the Journal of Business, Economics and Political Science (JOBEPS) and other sponsor journals, subject to compliance to review report, editorial comments, conference feedback and payment of applicable publication fee.

Sessions and Workshops for Young Scientists

Graduate students are particularly encouraged to submit research papers. Accepted submissions of master and PhD students will be clustered around their common topics and will be presented in related and/or in young scientists sessions. Congress will also offer workshop sessions for professional development of graduate students, on fundamentals of cultivating high quality graduate dissertations and publishing in international journals. Each workshop session will open with a seminar of a prominent researcher, who will also moderate the following discussion. A brief summary and the structure of the workshop sessions will be announced from the www.intoc.org.

Congress Awards

The best three papers and the best graduate paper will be awarded. The best paper awards will honor the authors who display innovativeness, significant theoretical contribution and methodological rigor. Congress will grant 3000 TL for the first place, 2000 TL for the second place and 1000 TL for the third place author(s), 2000 TL will be granted to the best graduate research paper and each winner will receive an award certificate. In addition a special Turgut Ozal Award of 3000 TL will be granted to the best paper of the relevant track to open the vision and legacy of Turgut Ozal to discussion and deliberation at academic platforms. The candidates should submit their full papers until August 15th, 2013.


Abstracts should include the title, objectives, methodology, major findings and keywords of the paper and must not exceed 500 words. Both English and Turkish submissions are welcomed and the presentation sessions will be clustered according to the submission language. The editorial board’s right to reject the submissions that do not match the internationally accepted rules of research paper publication, on any time of the submission process, is reserved. For further information please visit www.intoc.org.
Congress Tracks
The congress tracks highlight the fundamental study areas under business, economics and political science disciplines. Submissions related, but not limited to the spectrum of the tracks representing these disciplines are welcomed.


• Organization Theory
• Organizational Behavior
• Human Resource Management
• Marketing
• Accounting
• Finance
• Production Management
• Management Information Systems
• International Business
• Tourism Management
• Innovation and Technology Management
• Business Law and Ethics
• Crisis Management
• Knowledge Management


• Economic Growth and Development
• Comparative Economic Systems
• Industrial Economics
• Labor Economics
• Health Economics
• Monetary Theory and Policy
• Public Finance
• Economic and Monetary Integration of EU
• Islamic Finance
• Institutional Economics
• Central Banking
• Economic History
• Green Economy
• New Economy
• Turkish Economy
• Economic Methodology and Modeling
• World Economy

Political Science and Public Administration

• Political Theory
• Comparative Politics
• Turkish Politics
• Constitutional Institutions
• Non-governmental
• Central - Local Government
• Bureaucracy and Public Institutions

International Relations

• Diplomatic History
• International Relations Theory
• Area Studies
• International Security
• International Organizations
• International Political Economy
• Turkish Foreign Policy

Turgut Ozal and His Legacy
• Democratization
• Political and economic reforms
• International peace
• Turkic World

Abstract Submission: 15 May 2013
Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 15 June 2013
Full Paper Submission for Award Candidates: 15 August 2013
Full Paper Submission: 15 September 2013
Early Registration: 01 September 2013
Late Registration: 01 October 2013

Congress registration and participation fees

Early Registration Fee 125 USD From 01/09/2013 Until 30/09/2013
Registration Fee 150 USD
Registration Fee for Graduate Students 100 USD

For detailed information on congress fees please visit: www.intoc.org.
For the additional information please contact: intoc@turgutozal.edu.tr

Posted by sarayu at March 15, 2013 12:11 PM