General information

The VI International Youth Conference «i-Customs».

Theme: «International Business, Innovations and Customs Regulations»

Date:  June, 6-8, 2019

Venue: ITMO University,Kronverkski pr., 49, Saint-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- October 2019.

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 1 December 2018 till 20 March 2019

Accommodation: booked by conference participants themselves.

Publication: The best papers will be published in the student scientific journal "i-Customs journal"

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:

1 December  2018 - Registration. Paper submission.

25 March 2019 - Final day for registration. Deadline for paper submission.

1 April 2019 - Notification of acceptance of papers.

20 April 2019 - The Preliminary Conference Program release.

5 May 2019 - Deadline for submission of the speakers’ presentations.

5 June 2019 - Arrival of the participants in St.Petersburg.

6 June 2019 - Conference Session.

7 June 2019 - Public Lectures. Roundtable talks. Open Mic Sessions ("No Tie Sessions"). ICSA Meeting.

8 June 2019 - Business Program