Canada Place

Conference Program

Conference Information

March 23, 2017

Opening Session

11.00 am-12.30 pm

Dr. Cecil Abrahams

Dr. Andy Rosman

Mr. Louis F. Fourie

Dr. Paulette Laubsch

FDU-Vancouver - Its vision and growth plans

The future of the business program in Vancouver

Automobile industry- ups and downs

The administrative science program in Vancouver

Track 1: (Business Management)

1.15 pm - 2.45 pm

Ajay Garg/

Paulette Laubsch

To study the factors of quality of work life and to analyze its inter-linkage with one’s performance - A case study of Canadian craft sector

Gerard Cleaves

Strategic management for the 21st century

Tiffany Hansbrough

Deconstructing the appeal of toxic leaders

Sean Stein

Corporate venturing – Implications in a globalized environment

Track 2: (Technology)

3.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Jeffery Hsu

E-voting system usability

Mohamed Sheriff

Big data revolution: Is it a business disruption

Ravi Rao (by Skype)

Facilitating the exploration of open health-care data through BOAT: a Big Data Open Source Analytics Tool

Sanjiv Mittal

Understanding factors affecting university student’s adoption of e-learning systems in NCR

March 24, 2017


Track 3:  (Management)

9.30 am - 11.00 am

Dr. Andy Rosman


Gerard Farias

Social and environmental justice: The management challenge of repurposing business

Willy Aroca

Creating and developing a sustainable resort development in a world heritage site: A case study of Cusco, Peru

Gwen Jones

Gender differences and perceived efficacy of humor styles in the workplace

Track 4: (Global Issues)

11.15 am - 12.30 pm

Lotfi Tadj/Ajay Garg                              

Optimal production planning strategy for deteriorating items in terms of emission tax, pollution, and R&D investment

Isabella Krysa/

Sharmishtha Nag

Measuring the economic integration of immigrants - A cross-national comparison between Canada and Germany

Kent Fairfield

Sustainability management beyond the triple bottom line: Educating for changes in mindset and worldview