Keynote Speakers


Prof. Jacques Picard
Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Jacques Picard has been a marketing professor (regular or invited) since 1976 at different universities (H.E.C Montreal, McGill University, Université de Montreal, Bar Ilan University, Université Paris -Sorbonne…) He is now an honorary professor at Université du Québec à Montréal, and professor, academic director of the French speaking Campus at the Netanya Academic College. He got his PhD in 1977 from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University of New York. Since then he has published more than 60 academic publications in the areas of International Marketing, Marketing research, Advertising, Logistics, Legal aspects of Marketing etc...Those publications are available upon requests. Prof. Picard has also been active in consulting to various companies and organizations, and member of various boards of directors.


Assoc. Prof. Tao Zeng
Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Dr. Tao Zeng is an associate professor with supervision status for Master and Ph.D. students at Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University. She has many publications in academic journals including Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Review of Accounting and Finance, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Canadian Tax Journal, Asian Review of Accounting, etc. She is an Academic Editor of British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade.


Assoc. Prof. Bixia Xu
Wilfried Laurier University, Canada

Dr. Xu obtains her Ph.D. from Concordia University in 2012. Her research interests are in the fields of R&D investments, stock valuation, corporate disclosure, corporate social responsibilities and information science. She has publications in number of journals including a couple of top journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of Business Research. Her teaching focuses on financial accounting theory, advanced financial reporting and management accounting.


Keynote Speakers at ICEME 2017


Prof. Donald Chang
Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA

Prof. Shaofeng Liu
Plymouth University, UK

Prof. Alessio Ishizaka
University of Portsmouth, UK

Prof. Yixun Shi
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA