HCBF holds its seventh international research conference 

Lahore, December 16, 2022 (PPI-OT):Hailey College of Banking and Finance has organized its seventh International Conference, CBIBM 2022. Theme of the Conference for the current year is, “Present Climatic Challenges and Sustainable Business Practices”.

Inaugural session of the Conference was held with Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Chairman Punjab, HEC as the Chief Guest. In his welcome address the Convener of the Conference and Principal of the College Prof. Dr. Mubbsher Munawar Khan presented a micro analysis of the disasters caused, and threats poised to pace of development, economic and business growth on account of climatic changes.

He deliberated upon climatic changes imparting, manufacturing, international trade, banking, insurance and consequently employment opportunities for ever increasing population. He encouraged the academicians and research scholars to identify crucial areas and develop alternate strategies for survival.

The ailing economy needs proactive approach to combat uncertainties said Dr. Khan. He also suggested for industry academia collaborations for pooling collective wisdom to bail out economy and business from the havoc poised by climatic changes.

Speaking at the occasion Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Chairman, Punjab, HEC appreciated efforts of Principal HCBF and his team in promoting research culture. He said that such activities add not only to the academic profile of the institution but also groom the scholars. Forums of Conference bring cross border problems and develop a pragmatic approach for their solutions thus adding to the existing literature.

This is a meaningful contribution totally in consonance with the higher academic objectives of the Universities. He applauded the efforts to attract researchers from international institutions besides receiving papers from all over Pakistan making the Conference a representative forum for augmenting and disseminating knowledge to the stakeholders.

Other key note speakers of the Conference included Dr. Amanullah from Australia, Dr. Baker from Jordan, Dr. Marco from Malaysia and Dr. Khurram from University of Lahore. The keynote speakers deliberated upon the climatic effects on their respective areas of concentration and presented steps vital for tackling the situation.

In two days Conference over 170 papers presented in four session with seven simultaneous tracks. Papers presented include scholarly work of academicians and research scholars from Australia, Britain, United States, Malaysia and Turkey. The local presenters included private and public sector universities of Punjab, Sindh, KPK and Baluchistan. This Conference contributed substantially towards the new avenues of sustainable business development.

For more information, contact:
University of the Punjab
Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99231102
Fax: +92-42-99231103