Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences - JAPSS ISSN 1944-1088 (print) ISSN 1944-1096 (online)

Previous Conferences: (Thailand 2010, Costa Rica 2011, Palm Beach 2015)

Sponsor Organizations: 

  • The International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS)
  • Albizu University (Miami, Florida)
  • Journal of Asia Pacific Studies 
  • The Central American Institute of Asia Pacific Studies (CAI-APS) part of the United Nations Academic Impact Program
  • Diplomatic Society of St. Gabriel
  • Concilum Research Group, accredited by the Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain)
  • Forum for Public Relations and Communication (Madrid, Spain)
  • Spanish Iberoamerican Society for Communication (Madrid, Spain)
  • The Royal and Merciful Society (Belgium)
  • Drs. von Feigenblatt and Associates (Florida, USA)
  • Recio Legal (Florida, USA)
  • International Center for Entrepreneurs in Barcelona
Miami Campus of Albizu University (Miami, Florida)
2173 NW 99th Ave, Doral, FL 33172
Topic for the Conference: Leadership and Governance
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government
  • Development
Conference Chairs: 
Dr. Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Count of Kobryn, Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain
Dr. Edel Lemus, Albizu University

Honorary Cooperating Professors:
  • Prof. Robert M. Clark, J.D. 
  • Prof. Dr. Cheong Ming Lam
  • Dr. James O'Higgins Norman, Ph.D., Dublin City University (Ireland)
  • H.M. King Kigeli V of Rwanda
  • Prof. Dr. Craig Paterson
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Haag, J.D., Ph.D.
  • Prof. Roberto Martin, Instituto Balear de Historia (Spain)
  • Prof. Dr. William J. Jones, Mahidol International College (Thailand)
  • Prof. Dr. Angelo Anthony Sedacca, KM
  • Ambassador William H. Weiss, Former Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Washington (Washington, USA)
  • H.E. Guye Pennington, Duke Pennington, Count of Gerdon, GCDR, GCCR, GCCCR, GCLR
  • Prof Dr. Nurlan Namatov
  • Prof. Dr. Kerim Mirlan
  • Prof. Dr. Nurlan Namatov
  • Senator h.c. Benedikt J. Gellrich

Scientific Committee: 
  • Prof. Miguel Orta, Nova Southeastern University
  • Prof. Dr. Deepak Paliwal, Ph.D., Uttarakhand Open University
  • Prof. Dr. David Caldevilla Dominguez, Ph.D. Universidad Complutense (Spain)
  • Dr. María Elena Del Valle Mejías, Ph.D. (Venezuela)
Keynote Speakers:

  • H.E. Dr. Alfonso Ceballos-Escalera, Marquise of la Floresta, King of Arms of Castille-Leon
  • H.E. Ambassador Dr. Jesus Gary Domingo, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines in New Zealand 
  • Dr. Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Count of Kobryn, Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain
  • Dr. Beatriz Peña Acuña, Universidad Catolica de Murcia (Presentation title:  "El comportamiento de los actores en el ágora política. La nueva sociedad".  

Types of Presentations:
  • Traditional Presentations: 10 Minute presentations based on research papers
  • Virtual Presentations: Pre-recorded 10 minute presentations based on research papers
  • Poster Presentation: Tri-fold presentation based on research paper (recommended for junior scholars)
  • Non Profit Organizations: 10 Minutes Presentations based on practice
Registration Fees:
$100 for traditional, virtual, and poster presentations

Free registration for approved NGOs

Entry fee for participants: $20

*Registration fees include publication of papers in conference proceedings (digital) and the best papers will be chosen for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences. Certificates of participation will also be provided for presenters. 
Registration Instructions: 
Conference Registration (Miami, 2016)
First Name
Last Name
Honorific (Mr., Dr., Prof., etc)
Position/ Title (Fellow, Professor, etc)
Type of Presentation
Poster Presentation (Junior Scholars)
Virtual Presentation (Scholars)
Traditional Presentation
Group Presentation (for organizations and NGOs)
Mailing Address
e-mail address
Proposal Title
Would you like to have your proposal considered for inclusion in the special issue of JAPSS?
Short Curriculum Vitae including brief list of publications
Comments and Concerns
Presenter Registration
Includes a print copy of the special issue of JAPSS if paper is selected for inclusion
Price: $100.00
Includes access to the Conference
Price: $20.00
Presenter + Membership (IASS)
Registration and membership in IASS (miniature medal and certificate)
Price: $200.00
Gala Reception
Formal Gala Reception (White or Black Tie)
Price: $110.00