General information

The VII International Youth Conference «i-Customs».

Theme: «International Business, Innovations and Customs Regulations»

Date:  May, 21-22, 2020

Venue: St. Petersburg, Russia

Target audience: bachelors, masters, specialists and other students studying International Trade and Customs.

The best papers will be recommended by the Committee of Experts to participate in the Youth Forum of the International Conference PICARD, held by the World Customs Organization on September- 2020.

Language: English

Participation: internal/correspondence/ distance

The highlight of i-Customs Conference: the cooperative scientific research done by students from different countries!

Conference fees: no fees

Registration for the Conference: from 14 January till 20 May 2020

Accommodation: booked by conference participants themselves.

Publication: The best papers will be published in the student scientific journal "i-Customs journal". Conference proceedings will be published as a collective monograph by SPRINGER and indexed in the scientometric databases WEB OF SCIENCE and SCOPUS.

The conference program also provides the exciting cultural program.

Key topics:
International business:
1. A secure business environment for economic development
2.  Intellectual property as an object of international trade.
3. Customs and Business: Cooperation Challenges
4.  Modern technologies in international trade
5. Morality in International Trade: Ethics in Business and Customs.
6. Professional Standards in the field of Foreign Economic Activity: a National
    and International Component.
Customs Regulation:
1. Customs in the age of Globalization and Regionalization.
2. The World Customs Organization and its role in the improvement of Customs Law.
3. The Revised Kyoto Convention as a model of the universal Customs Code.
4. The history of customs and modernity - the lessons of the past for the present and the future
5Data Analysis for Effective Border Management.

Key dates:

14 January  2020 - Registration. Paper submission.

20 May 2020 - Final day for registration. Deadline for paper submission.

20 April 2020 - Notification of acceptance of papers.

25 April 2020 - The Preliminary Conference Program release.

20 May 2020 - Arrival of the participants

21 May 2020- Conference Session.

22 May 2020 - Public Lectures. Roundtable talks. Open Mic Sessions ("No Tie Sessions"). ICSA Meeting.

22 May 2020 - Business Program 

September-October 2020 - Conference publications