Fourth Research Conference on Business Studies – 2022 (RCBS – 2022), Silver Jubilee Conference will be held on 4th & 5th July, 2022 in Faculty of Business Studies, University of Vavuniya, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka. The main theme of this conference is ‘Business Readiness to the Pandemic: A Time for Paradigm Shift’. The conference aims to address the current issues that include various areas, such as Management, Business, Accounting, Economics, Project Management, English Language Education, and Information Technology. Internationally recognized scholars will participate in this conference to present their latest researches and best practices.



The Faculty of Business Studies, University of Vavuniya calls for full papers for the 4th Research Conference on Business Studies – 2022 (RCBS-2022). Since the Faculty of Business Studies was established in 1997, it celebrates its Silver Jubilee in 2022 and proudly organizes this conference as a Silver Jubilee Conference on July 4-5, 2022.

Renowned academics from abroad are participating as Keynote Speakers for this conference. The panel discussion will be held at the conference by the heads of professional institutions on the conference theme “Business Readiness to the Pandemic: A Time for Paradigm Shift.”

The leading national institutions namely; Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Certified Management Accountants (CMA), Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), Institute of Bankers Sri Lankan (IBSL), and Project Management Institute (PMI) Sri Lankan Chapter join as exclusive partners to this conference.

We expect the event to draw over 300 participants, including renowned keynote speakers, scholars, professionals, and academics scattered throughout Sri Lanka and abroad. Local and foreign authors are warmly invited to submit their original full paper to this conference.

Call for full paper

Authors are invited to submit original research papers to the Fourth Research Conference on Business Studies – 2022 (RCBS – 2022) – (Silver Jubilee Conference).

Theme & Tracks

The theme of this conference is “Business Readiness to the Pandemic: A Time for Paradigm Shift”. It consists of fifteen main tracks namely,

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Agri Business

  • Business Economics

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Human Resource Management

  • Knowledge Management

  • Marketing

  • Project Management

  • Regional Planning

  • Tourism and Hospitality Management

  • International Business

  • Information Systems

  • Cross-Cultural Communication

  • Business Communication

Important Dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline 31st March, 2022 30th April, 2022

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection 30th April, 2022 30th May,2022

Final Full Paper (Camera Ready) Submission 15th May, 2022 5th June,2022

Date of Registration 1st June, 2022 10th June,2022

Date of Conference 4th & 5th July, 2022

Submission Guidelines

  • The full paper must be original and has not been previously published in another conference or journal, nor is currently under review by another conference or journal.

  • Papers must be sent in MS Word format through Conference Management Toolkit

  • All papers must conform to RCBS standard – single-column format set in MS Word Template (Download Template HERE)

  • The paper must be written in English, including Introduction, Literature review, Methodology, Results and Discussions, Conclusion and Recommendations, and References.

  • The full paper should contain a maximum of 3000 – 3500 words.

Full papers for the presentation at the conference will be selected through blind review process. At least one author for each accepted paper must register and pay the fees for the conference by 1st June, 2022, in order to include the paper in the program and the conference proceedings. By submitting a paper to present at RCBS-2022, you explicitly agree that you will definitely register for the conference.

Publications Opportunities

The abstracts of all accepted papers will be published in the ‘Proceedings of the Research Conference on Business Studies’, in print and electronic version with ISSN 2478-1126 and E-ISSN 2478-1258, respectively.

The conference proceedings will be indexed by CrossRef and Google Scholar.

The selected papers will be considered for the publication in the Journal of Business Management (JBM) of the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Vavuniya.

Conference Team

RCBS 2022 Conference Team

Conference Chair

Dr. Y. Nanthagopan


Mr. S. A. Jude Leon

Editorial Committee

Prof. A. Pushpanathan (Chief Editor)

Dr. G. Jeyaseelan

Dr. K. Kalainathan

Mrs. J. S. Thevaruban

Mr. A. Thayaparan

Dr. A. Rukshan

Organizing Committee

Committee for Hall Arrangements  : Mr. S. Thirugnanasampanthar

Committee for Registration  : Mrs. S. Mathivathany

Committee for Publicity  : Ms. S. Kajanthy

Committee for Fund Generation  : Mrs. M. R. F. Aqeela

Committee for Logistics and Food Arrangements : Mr. S. Harikaran

Committee for Cultural Programmes   : Mr. C. Larojan

Committee for Web Designing  : Mr. K. Suthesan & Mr. G. Vijayakanthan

Conference Secretary

Mrs. P. Danoshana