It is the first year for the Research Institute for Business (RIB), School of Business, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong to host the Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Regional (AIBSEAR) Conference since HSUHK starts to take over the role of the Conference Secretariat. The 2020 AIBSEAR Conference, with the theme of “The Future of IB in Turbulent Times”, was held during December 3-5, 2020 both online via Zoom Meetings and at HSUHK campus with social distancing.
Prof. Bradley R. Barnes, the AIBSEAR Chapter Vice Chair and Dean of the School of Business, HSUHK, officiated the Opening Ceremony on 3 December 2020. Prof. Yingyot Chiaravutthi, AIBSEAR Chapter Chair, and Prof. Simon Shun Man Ho, President of HSUHK, gave the welcoming remarks. Prof. Jeremy Clegg, the AIB President, also delivered speeches at the Conference.
This year, we are also delighted to welcome a notable number of leading scholars from the AIB community to give keynote speeches. A total of 114 papers were presented in 28 concurrent sessions. The conference assembled over 130 participants and guests from 15 countries/cities including Australia, Chile, Mainland China, France, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, UAU, UK, and USA.
A full list of keynote speech is available at: