May 29-30, 2024


The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bahrain


8 Professional Speakers


120 Tickets


The University College of Bahrain is delighted to present the International Conference of Business and Innovative Technology (ICBIT) 2024, a prestigious event that serves as a platform for academics, industry representatives, technology experts, and decision makers from both the private and public sectors. This conference aims to stimulate engaging discussions, foster collaboration, and deepen the understanding of critical issues surrounding innovation and technology in Bahrain, the region, and the world at large. Scheduled to take place on May 29-30, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bahrain, ICBIT 2024 is poised to be a significant gathering of influential minds, driving the advancement of business and technology in the global landscape.

Recognizing the importance of collaboration between academia, industry, and the government sector, ICBIT 2024 brings together diverse stakeholders to explore the latest advancements, challenges, and opportunities in the realm of innovative technology. By creating a space for open dialogue and knowledge exchange, the conference aims to facilitate a deeper understanding of the impact of innovation and technology on various sectors, ranging from business and entrepreneurship to governance and policymaking.

ICBIT 2024 offers a unique opportunity for academics to present their cutting-edge research findings, enabling industry professionals to gain valuable insights and apply them to real-world scenarios. Moreover, representatives from technology companies, government bodies, and decision-making entities will have the chance to engage with the academic community, fostering mutually beneficial collaborations that drive innovation and technological progress.

With a focus on Bahrain, the region, and the broader global context, ICBIT 2024 seeks to address the specific challenges and opportunities faced by these diverse contexts. By bringing together experts and thought leaders from different backgrounds and sectors, the conference aims to facilitate a holistic understanding of the complex interplay between innovation, technology, and societal progress.

The conference program encompasses a wide range of topics, including business innovation and strategy, digital transformation, e-commerce, sustainable practices, education, financial services, social media, startups and entrepreneurship, and the intersection of business and society. Through keynote speeches, panel discussions, paper presentations, and interactive workshops, participants will explore these themes in depth, gaining insights from experts in their respective fields.

ICBIT 2024 also recognizes the importance of networking and collaboration beyond the confines of formal sessions. Participants will have ample opportunities to connect with peers, industry leaders, and decision makers, fostering meaningful relationships and opening doors to future partnerships and collaborations. These connections will serve as catalysts for driving innovation, technology adoption, and economic growth in Bahrain and beyond.

The University College of Bahrain, in collaboration with esteemed partners, is proud to host this influential event, recognizing the pivotal role that innovation and technology play in shaping the future of business and society. The stunning venue of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bahrain provides an inspiring backdrop for this gathering of influential academics, industry representatives, technology experts, and decision makers.

We extend a warm invitation to academics, industry professionals, representatives from the technology sector, and decision makers in companies and the government sector to join us at ICBIT 2024. Together, let us engage in thought-provoking discussions, deepen our understanding of innovation and technology, and forge partnerships that will drive positive change in Bahrain, the region, and the world.

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Important date

Important Dates


May 20, 2024 Paper submission deadline     
ِِِMay 21, 2024 Notification to participants about papers’ acceptance or rejection
May 22, 2024 Deadline for registration payment of authors of accepted papers
May 29-30, 2024 Conference dates

Keynote Speakers / meet with greaters

Prof. Khalid M. Al Khalifa

Founder & Chairman – Board of Trustees

Founder & Chairman – Board of Trustees

Dr. Rana Sawaya Zeitounie

President, University College of Bahrain, Bahrain

Dr. Rana Sawaya Zeitounie President, University College of Bahrain, Bahrain

Prof. Odeh Al-Jayyousi

Keynote Speaker, Former vice president of Royal Scientific Society, Jordan‎

Prof. Odeh Al-Jayyousi is a global thinker, an educator, author and

Prof. Khaled Hussainey

Keynote Speaker, Professor of Accounting at Bangor University, UK.

Khaled Hussainey is a Professor of Khaled Hussainey is a Professor

Prof. Pierre EL HADDAD

Keynote Speaker

Professor of Management specializing in applied research and scientific consulting, and

Associate Professor of Management Sciences Head of School of Business Studies -

Dr. Shaikh Mohamed Bin Hamad Al Khalifa Chief of requests and investigations

Dr. Eric Sanders

Keynote Speaker

Elmhurst University, USA, Associate Professor of Management and Director of the

Dr. Sudhir Rana

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sudhir Rana believes in driving and motivating academics and research

Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat

Keynote Speaker

Director, National Committee for Islamic Economy and Finance (KNEKS), Indonesia. Associate Professor,
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Kuwait University/College of Social Sciences

PwC Middle East

Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences International Balkan Univeristy North

Dr. Narimane Hadj-Hamou is Founder and CEO of the Center for

Director, Careers and Professional Standards Skills, Tamkeen, Bahrain

Mr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa

Panelist, Director of Communications and Investor Relations, Zain Bahrain

Shaikh Abdulla is the Chief Communications and Investor Relations Officer at
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Event Location

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Bahrain
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