Please see also our Education and Humanities conference in Vienna here>

The WEI International Academic Conference on Business&Economics at Vienna University, Austria, April 24-26, 2017 

Apart from being regarded as the City of Music because of its musical legacy, Vienna is also said to be "The City of Dreams" because it was home to the world's first psycho-analyst - Sigmund Freud.

The city lies in the east of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. These regions work together in a European Centrope border region. Along with nearby Bratislava, Vienna forms a metropolitan region with 3 million inhabitants. In 2001, the city center was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The WEI Business&Economics conference provides a platform for academics, researchers, and administrators  to put forward ideas and interpretations of the significance of the business and cultural interaction. Topics include, but are not limited to:

Are You Interested in Presenting?

If you would like to present a paper at our 2017 Vienna Academic Conference, please review these steps:

  1. Review our Style Guidelines
  2. E-Presentation
  3. Submit your proposal/abstract or full paper
  4. Acceptance
  5. Publication Opportunities
  6. Registration
  7. Payment for conference fees
  8. Conference Venue
  9. Topics for Conference

Further details are outlined below.

 Abstract submissions accepted here until March 27, 2017

Style Guidelines

For proposals/abstracts, your submissions should not exceed 1500 words.  Include your name, institute affiliation, mailing address, and email address for all authors.

For full papers to appear in our conference proceedings, your manuscript should be saved as a Microsoft Word-compatible file. Text should be formatted for 8.5 x 11 inch paper, single-spaced at 10 points, with one inch margins and left justified. We generally follow American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines. Your submission should contain the following:

  • Name, institute affiliation, mailing address, and email address for all authors
  • Paper title
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Introduction
  • Body of paper
  • Tables, figures, etc. in their proper position in the paper (if applicable)
  • Conclusion
  • Brief biography of each author (one paragraph, no more than 100 words)
  • References


If you cannot attend our conference but still wish to have your paper presented, we offer an E-session for your convenience. Your paper will be presented electronically for viewing and discussion using Microsoft PowerPoint with narration (voice-over). More details on preparing this type of presentation can be found here>

However, you are still required to submit a proposal/abstract or full paper and one author has to pay the registration fee.

You are also invited to attend the conference, even if you choose not to present a paper.

Submit Your Proposal/Abstract or Full Paper

Submit your proposal/abstract or full paper electronically via email attachment to

  • Submit your proposal/abstract or full paper by extended by April 10, 2017
  • Early Payment by 27 March 2017
  • Submit your final paper you would like included in the conference proceedings by April 21, 2016
  • The conference will run from 24-26 April 2016
  • The proceedings will be published in three-to-four weeks after the conference

Please indicate the specific conference track and conference venue for which the paper is being submitted.


Within a few days(3-4 days) of receiving your proposal/abstract or full paper, we will email to you a notification of acceptance or rejection. If your paper is accepted, additional conference and registration-specific information will be included.

All accepted papers/abstracts are double-blind peer-reviewed and will be published in our online conference proceedings.(Unless otherwise requested)


Abstracts and full articles will be published in the proceedings entitled WEI International Academic Conference Proceedings, in electronic format (ISSN 2167-3179 USA).

Full-length manuscripts may be published in

-Journal of WEI Business and Economics(JWEIBE) (ISSN 2166-7918  USA)
-West East Journal of Social Sciences(WEJSS) (ISSN 2168-7315  USA)

The review process for the journals is slower and more demanding in its standards. Although both the proceedings and journals are refereed, research that meets the refereed standards for the conference and the proceedings may not meet the refereed standards for the journals.

Conference Registration

Please complete the conference registration form below.  Attending only and non-presenting conference participants should also submit a registration form (one per participant).

  • Register for our 2017 Vienna Academic Conference  here >

Registration Fees

Fees for The West East Institute 2017 Vienna Academic Conference are as follows:

  • $395.00 (US$) per individual to attend the conference for payments on or before March 27, 2017.
  • $475.00 (US$) per individual to attend the conference for payments received after March 27, 2017.
  • $150.00 (US$) per additional paper if presenting more than one paper at the conference.

The conference registration fee includes: admission to the conference, an approximate 20-minute time slot to present one paper at the conference, a printed copy of the conference program, the proceedings online, and admission to all receptions, coffee breaks, etc. All attending conference participants must pay the registration fee and at least one author per paper must attend, unless the paper is being presented through an e-session.

The registration fee also includes a complimentary standard journal review of your conference paper for up to one year from the date of the conference.

The conference registration fee must be prepaid.


Our preferred payment method is via online transaction. We use PayPal Merchant Services as our payment processor. They accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or PayPal account payments. Note: a PayPal account is not required for online credit card payments (though you are welcome to use one) nor are you required to create an account to complete the process.

Fill in the requested information below, then click on the Pay Now button to securely enter your payment information. PayPal Merchant Services transactions are protected using modern encrypted SSL security measures.

Registration Fee


  • A full refund will be given for cancellations received before March 27, 2017
  • A $75 administration fee is taken for cancellation
  • No refund will be given for cancellations received after March 27, 2017

Conference Venue

The location for our April conference is Vienna University, Vienna, Austria.

University in ViennaStephan Börger
Phone: + 4844026702      
Main building of the University of Vienna 
Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna, Austria
University of Vienna

For additional information about  Vienna University, visit their website here  Information on getting to Vienna University from the airport can be found here>  We suggest taking a taxi or metro after arriving at the Airport in Vienna.

Your Presentation

Please bring your presentation on a USB flash drive.

Each presentation room will be equipped with a laptop and data projector for PowerPoint presentations. Regrettably, we cannot provide Transparency projectors.

Conference Schedule & Proceedings

The West East Institute will make every effort to accommodate, but cannot guarantee, your preferred presentation dates and times.

Vienna 2017 Conference Proceedings will be available on our website three-to-four weeks after the conference.

Topics for Business Conference

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Business Education
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Business Teaching Methods
  • Diversity Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Energy economics
  • Energy Policy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Public Relations for Business
  • International Energy Development & Usage
  • Management
  • Management Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Service Science
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxes


Find answers to your most frequently asked questions FAQs

We’re Here To Help

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

The West East Institute
929 South High St
West Chester, PA 19382 USA

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