2017 8th International Conference on Economics, Business and Management

November 17-19, 2017, Townsville, Australia


Keynote Speaker I

Prof. William W. Guo
Central Queensland University Australia

William W. Guo is a professor in applied computation and mathematics at Central Queensland University Australia. He received a PhD from The University of Western Australia. His research interests include computational intelligence, data and image processing, modelling and simulation, and geophysics. He has published over 100 papers in international journals, conference proceedings, and edited books, and co-edited two special issues in international journal “Mathematical Problem in Engineering”. He has supervised multiple PhD students and served as a keynote speaker at many international conferences and regional events. He has abundant experience in leadership and academic governance through his services as Dean/Deputy Dean of School, and Members of University Academic Board, Education Committee, and Academic Promotion Committee. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, ACS, and Australian Mathematics Society (AUSTMS).

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Roshnee Ramsaran
CQUniversity, Australia

Having been in academia for over fifteen years, Roshnee has a solid background in teaching, research and administration. Taught courses include Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications, Management, Promotions Management and Industrial Marketing among others. Roshnee has supervised over a hundred students writing their theses/dissertations. She has served actively on internal and external institutional and government committees. Her research includes the publication of several books, over 20 refereed journal articles in high ranked journals and over 30 refereed proceedings at international conferences. Her engagement activities include among others:
- Membership of the Editorial Board, Contemporary Management Research
- Reviewing papers for several ERA ranked journals including Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing.
- Serving on international conferences organising committees.

Speech Title: Getting businesses ready for the next technological leap

Abstract: Nowadays , businesses are facing an incredible challenge to keep up with advances in technology. The success and adoption of new technology such as Uber, Airtasker, Drones, Oculus, PokemonGo by customers has revolutionised how businesses need to operate in such a rapidly changing technological environment. This paper will look at ways in which technology is changing business and will recommend strategies how businesses can adopt new technologies faster to survive.