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Welcome to the Homepage of the CIK/ESCA/SINGEP Collaborative 2024 Conference

Cyrus Institute of Knowledge (CIK) in collaboration with the ESCA Ecole de Management (ESCA), from Casablanca Morocco, and UNINOVE/SINGEP, Sao Paulo, Brazil invites you to participate in the upcoming HYBRID conference titled “Climate Change:  Challenges and Opportunities for the Emerging Economies.”  This topic is a critically important and timely subject of our era.  

We invite scholars and practitioners from the public and private sectors globally to join the conference, present papers, and engage in the exchange of ideas. Presentations will be enlightening and enriching for the participant’ personal and professional life. Additionally, there will be significant opportunities for networking in person and online.

We are delighted to have several additional well-known institutions and organizations from around the world, as co-sponsors, to enrich the conference’s perspectives.

  • Dates: Oct. 23-25, 2024 | Hybrid 
  • Deadline for Submitting an Abstract: August 1, 2024
  • Location: ESCA Campus, Casablanca, Morocco

Preferred Topics of Interest:

  • o Environmental Sustainability
  • o Sustainable Development
  • o Entrepreneurship
  • o Strategy & Organization
  • o Economics & Finance
  • o Human resources Management
  • o Marketing
  • o Supply Chain

Scholars and practitioners are invited to submit a half-page abstract, a two-page extended abstract or the full paper, for an interactive paper presentation session that reflects different perspectives across disciplines on the above topics.  Please submit your proposal to one of the organizations below that you think will be appropriate for you.  To expedite the review of your proposal we recommend those who are residing in North America to submit to CIK, in Latin America to SINGEP, and rest of the world to ESCA.

Submit A Proposals or a Paper

Submit Here


Review and Publication Process  

All submitted proposals are double-blind reviewed by the Program Committees and referees for presentation at the Conference. The accepted abstracts and papers will be published in the online Conference Proceedings.  The due date for Conference Proceedings is Oct. 1st, 2024.   Format your paper according to the guidelines HERE. A selected number of best papers will be given priority for review and possible publication in the

a.)  CIK Electronic Journal, Cyrus Global Business Perspectives (CGBP)

b.)  SINGEP, has several Journals.

c.)  Others 

Accommodations in Casablanca, Morocco


Kenzi Tower Hotel, Casablanca Twin Center, Bd Mohamed Zerktouni, Casablanca 21000, Morocco;; Phone+212-5229-78000

We are trying to come to an agreement with the Hotel in terms of price and service.  As soon as we have more specific information in this regard, we will update the site.

ESCA will provide bus services from the Hotel to ESCA campus and reverse in specific times during the conference.

Conference Executive Committee

Dr. Nader Asgary – President of CIK and Professor of Management and Economics, Bentley University, USA

Dr. Saad Laraqui, Director of Research, The ESCA Ecole de Management (ESCA), Casablanca Morocco

Dr. Maling Ebrahimpour, Professor and Editor Cyrus Global Business Perspectives, The University of Rhode Island, USA

Dr. Emerson Maccari – Professor of Management and former Director do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração - PPGA – UNINOVE, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Cristina Dai Prá Martens, Diretora | Programa de Pós-Graduação em Gestão de Projetos – PPGP UNINOVE, Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil

Dr. Hicham Nachit, Assistant professor of Strategy an Innovation, and research coordinator at ESCA School of Management (ESCA), Casablanca, Morocco

Dr. Hossein Varamini, Professor of Finance and International Business, Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania, USA.

The conference co-sponsoring international institutions:

Bentley University, USA

ESCA University, Morocco

Cyrus Institute of Knowledge - USA

UNINOVE University (São Paulo) – Brazil