Dear CIK-ISG/MIT Conference Participants,

Below please see CIK-ISG/MIT Conference 2017 Program, Abstracts, and Proceedings and other related issues.
  1. CIK – ISG – MIT – 2017 Conference Program

  2. CIK-ISG/MIT-2017-Abstracts

  3. CIK-ISG/MIT–2017-Proceedings


CIK – 2017 Conference Summary Schedule

Dates Times Agenda Locations
April 14 – Friday 4:30 – 7:30 PM Welcoming Reception Hyatt Regency Hotel, Cambridge, MA 
April 15 – Saturday 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM Panels, Sessions, and Posters Presentations Tang Center – MIT
April 16 – Sunday 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Panels and Sessions, and Posters  Presentations Tang Center – MIT



For information about hotel reservation, please see CIK website at Accommodations.

We would like to call your attention regarding below Important Information and Due Dates.

Dear Colleagues,

Again congratulations that your paper has been accepted for presentation at the CIK 5th International conference at MIT entitled: “Entrepreneurship, Responsible Leadership, and Economic Development.”

Date: April 14-16th, 2017

Location: MIT Campus (Tang Center), Cambridge, MA 02139

Extended Deadline for Submitting Abstract: March 15th, 2017 

  1. As an accepted presenter (s), please registerHere.  Final due date to register is March 15th, 2017. Your presentation will be scheduled into the conference program after your registration has been completed.
  2. Due date to submit your paper to be included in the Conference Proceedings is March 15th, 2017. Your paper must be formatted according to the guidelines shown on this Link. A selected number of best papers will be given priority for review and possible publication in the Electronic Journal of CIK, Cyrus Chronicle Journal (CCJ).   To view and cite the CCJ papers click Here.  The journal editor, Professor Tagi Sagafi-nejad, can be reached at or  Please consult CIK website for guidelines for submissions on this Link.  For information about the journal click Here.
  3. For FAQ ClickHere
  4. Each presenter will have about 10-15 minutes to present his/her paper and 5 minutes for Q/A.  Please bring an electronic version of your presentation as well as a few hardcopies of your paper/presentation.  If you prefer to use CIK template for your PowerPoints presentation please see:


  1. If you need to acquire US visa, please act quickly and see:

If you have any other question please contact CIK at:  Any specific question regarding visas should be directed to your local government, embassy or immigration office. Regulations vary from country to country, and often times from year to year.  CIK is not in the position to be an authority and advice for acquiring a visa.

In any correspondence with CIK please identify the author (s) Name (last/first) and the Title of your Proposal to

Congratulation Again!

CIK Conference Committee