International Conference on Business, Education, Engineering and Sciences (ICBEES 2016)

The conference delegates during the opening programme of the International Conference on Business, Education. Engineering and Sciences last November 25, 2017 at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates

With the theme, " Business, Education, Engineering and Sciences Research: Addressing Challenges, Integrating Disciplines and Strengthening Collaborations," the International Conference on Business, Education, Engineering and Sciences 2016 has gathered 73 research enthusiasts, practitioners, experts and students from 22 higher education institutions in the Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Mauritius, India, Egypt, and Jordan. Co-sponsored by Cromwell UK International, the ICBEES 2016 provided a platform for the presentation of research outputs and breakthroughs in Business, Education, Engineering and Sciences Research. It was held last November 25-28, 2017 at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates.

Honorable Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes delivered his message to the delegates during the conference

The conference was graced by the Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes of the Republic of the Philippines, Mr. Nisar Muhammed, CEO of Cromwell UK International Education Middle East, Dr. Marita R. Canapi, President of the University of Rizal System and Prof. Mohammed Saeed, VP for Scientific Research Al Khawarizmi International College. Keynote addresses were delivered by the Outstanding Global Researcher Awardee Dr. Chris I. Enyinda and Prof. Mervyn J. Misajon of Ajman University, United Arab Emirates. The conference committee chair of the ICBEES 2016 is Dr. Rommel P. Sergio of Canadian University Dubai who was also awarded the Outstanding Global Research Leader. Other awardees were Dr. Maria Jade C. Opulencia of Ajman University (Business), Dr. Ann Gloghienette O. Perez of Higher Colleges of Technology (Education), and Mr. Wilson R.

Jacinto of De La Salle University-Dasmariñas (Sciences) whom received the Best Abstract Awards. Meanwhile, the Best Paper Awards were given to Dr. Diana J. Haladay of Canadian University Dubai (Quantitative), Dr. Nida H. Garcia of Philippine School of Doha (Qualitative), and Dr. Imee C. Acosta of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts.

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Cromwell UK International represented by Mr. Nisar Muhammed, CEO (sitting, right) and the University of Rizal System represented by Dr. Marita R. Canapi, President (sitting, left).

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Al Khawarizmi International College represented by Prof. Mohammed Saeed, VP Scientific Research, (sitting, left) and the International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors and Reviewers, Inc. represented by Dr. Genaro V. Japos, Chairman of the Board (sitting, right).

There were also research collaborations fostered during the conference. The University of Rizal System signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Cromwell UK International. The International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors, and Reviewers, Inc. also fostered collaboration with Al Khawarizmi International College.

A total of 30 research studies were presented during the conference. These studies were divided into two concurrent sessions. Each concurrent session had three preselected concurrent judges that will determine the Best Oral Presenter of every set. After the presentation Dr. Imee C. Acosta of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts, Dr. Emma E. Linga of the University of Rizal System, Mr. Melchor Zabala Oribiana of University of Leeds, Dr. Nida H. Garcia of Philippine School of Doha, Dr. Leo C. Rio/Dr. Maritess M. Rio of University of Rizal System, Dr. Alexander S. Acosta of Philippine School Doha, Dr. Mervyn J. Misajon of Ajman University and Dr. Ahmad Jaffar of Canadian University Dubai were proclaimed as Best Oral Presenters. The success of the conference was also attributed to the efforts of the conference committees namely: Dr. Liza Gernal, Associate Professor, Al Khawarizmi International College, UAE; Dr. Chris Enyinda, Professor, Canadian University Dubai, UAE;

Dr. Mervyn Misajon, University Professor, Ajman University, UAE; Dr. Maria Jade Opulencia, Assist. Professor, Ajman University, UAE; Dr. Diana Haladay, Assistant Professor, Canadian University Dubai, UAE; Dr. Ann Gloghienette Orais Perez, Asst. Professor, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, UAE; Dr. Orlando Eduria, Asst. Professor, Majan College of Oman, Sultanate of Oman; Dr. Emad Rahim, Associate Professor/ Director of Project Management Programs, Bellevue University, USA; Dr. Nino Miranda Decenorio, University of Bath Spa, UAE; Dr. Vishakha Maskey, Associate Professor, Economics and Management, Gary E. West College of Business, West Liberty University, USA; Mr. Said Baadel, Lecturer, Canadian University Dubai, UAE; Dr. Eduardo P. Malagapo, President/CEO, Al-Andalus International School, UAE; Dr. Rizwan Tahir, Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology-New York, Dubai Campus, UAE; Mr. Wilson R. Jacinto, Director, University Linkages

Office, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Department, De La Salle University Dasmariñas, Philippines; Dr. Marita R. Canapi, President, University of Rizal System, Philippines; Dr. Leo Rio, Professor, University of Rizal System, Philippines; Dr. Maritess Rio, Professor, University of Rizal System, Philippines; Dr. Carmen F. Sierra, Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico; Dr. Karen Fernandez, VP for Research and Int'l Affairs, Imus Institute of Technology,

The oath taking ceremony of the new IASPER members facilitated by Dr. Genaro V. Japos, Chairman of the Board.

Cavite, Philippines; Dr. Rodiel C. Ferrer, Associate Professor, De La Salle University-Manila, Philippines; Dr. Anil Roy Dubey, Associate Professor, Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE; Dr. Rex Venard Bacarra, Professor, American College of Dubai, UAE; Dr. Djonde Frega, Assistant Professor, University of Modern Sciences, UAE; and Dr. Melfi Caranto, Associate Professor, Far Eastern University.