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Transformations  in
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Transformations in
Business & Economics

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Promoting National and International Scientific Events
Title of the International Conference: Current Issues of Sustainable Development - Governance and Institutional Change
Type of the International Conference: 9th International Conference
Organiser(s): Hosted by:
  • Opole University, Poland
  • Hochschule Zittau/Goerlitz (FH) i.e. University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau (IHI) i.e. International Graduate School, Germany
  • Private Fachhochschule Göttingen (PFH) i.e. Private University of Applied Sciences (Germany),
  • Rijks universiteit Groningen (RUG) i.e. Rijks University in Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Europejskie Stowarzyszenie Ekonomistow Srodowiska i Zasobow Naturalnych, i.e. European Association of Economists of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, Poland
Main topics of the International Conference: The general aims of the conference are to discuss and analyse:
  • How to deal with transition processes towards sustainable development, in particular in CEE and Central Asian countries, with a focus on different approaches to and effects of institutional change depending on the strengths or weaknesses of institutions and the existence or lack of good governance.
  • The role of different stakeholders (companies, individuals, NGOs, etc.) in achieving sustainable development.
  • Progress and regression in economic, political and social developments from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Different approaches to achieving sustainable development.
  • The importance and role of education, science and technological development for achieving sustainable development.
Language: English
Date: 19-21st April, 2009
Main deadlines: Register and submit the abstract: no later than 15th February 2009
All submissions will be reviewed by an international review panel and notification of the decision will be sent by e-mail: no later than 22nd February 2009
Full papers are expected by 14th March 2009
Venue: Faculty of Economy, Opole University, Ozimska str. 46a, 45 - 058 Opole, Poland
Contact: Prof. dr. Joost Platje
Tel.: (+48- (0) 600-521110)
Fax.: (+48- (0) 77-4545122)
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Title of the International Conference: Economic Science for Rural Development 2009
Type of the International Conference: 10th International Scientific Conference
  • Faculty of Economics, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia
Main topics of the International Conference: The topic groups:
  • Efficiency in primary and secondary production of agriculture.
  • Rural development and globalisation.
  • Rural social and economic development.
  • Efficiency of financial support.
  • Regional agriculture within the context of specialisation and globalisation.
  • Co-operation and integration.
  • Rural mentality and cultural development in rural areas.
  • The role of information in rural development.
  • Rural development management.
  • The quality of life and environment in rural areas.
  • Consumption changes in rural development.
Language: English (preferable), German, Russian and Latvian
Date: 23-24th April, 2009
Main deadlines: Name of the topic group, and an abstract (1 page in English) must be sent: before 3rd November, 2008.
The full text of the paper must be submitted: before 15th December, 2008
Venue: Faculty of Economics, Latvia University of Agriculture Svētes iela 18, Jelgava, LV 3001, Latvia
Contact: Mob.: (+371) 29218228 (Latvian)
(+371) 26400991 (English)
Fax.: (+371) 630 84987
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Title of the International Conference: Transformation, Innovation and Adaptation for Sustainability – Integrating Natural and Social Sciences
Type of the International conference: 8th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics
  • European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)
  • University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Slovenia
Main topics of the International Conference: The conference aims to contribute to a better understanding of societal and natural processes and their interaction by integrating various scientific methodologies and approaches – that is empirical work, modelling, governance and policy research or philosophical and methodological studies.
  1. A. Dynamics
  2. A1. Co-evolution of production and consumption.
  3. A2. Growth, de-growth and environmental degradation.
  4. A3. Evolution, innovation and socio-ecological transitions.
  5. A4. Technological change, industrial ecology and sustainable resource use.
  6. A5. Behavioural change and the environment.
  7. A6. Institutions and ecosystem dynamics.
  8. B. Environmental Governance
  9. B1. Economic globalisation and its challenges for the environment.
  10. B2. Multi-level Governance.
  11. B3. Institutions.
  12. B4. Food prices and equity.
  13. B5. Payments for Ecological Services.
  14. C. Energy and Climate Change
  15. C1. Climate mitigation strategies.
  16. C2. Adaptation to climate change.
  17. C3. World oil price, peak oil and the revival of coal.
  18. C4. Renewable energy and Energy savings.
  19. D. Natural Resources use
  20. D1. Biodiversity and ecosystem services: conflicts, management and cooperation.
  21. D2. Sustainable use of landscapes.
  22. D3. Sustainable rural development.
  23. D4. Food and Agriculture.
  24. D5. Strategies for enhancing systems’ resilience and adaptability.
  25. D6. Sustainable use of water resources.
  26. E. Environment and development
  27. E1. Development strategies and environmental impacts.
  28. E2. Combined social and environmental resilience.
  29. E3. Development and access to natural resources.
  30. E4. Global markets and food security.
  31. F. Heterodox Economics and the Environment
  32. F1. Macroeconomic approaches to sustainability.
  33. F2. The role of markets in the transitions to sustainability.
  34. F3. The role of financial markets in transition to sustainability.
  35. G. Social Dimension of Sustainability
  36. G1.Quality of life.
  37. G2. Social well-being.
  38. G3. Sustainable consumption and well-being.
  39. H. Other
Language: The official language of the Symposium is English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.
Date: 29th June - 2nd July, 2009
Main deadlines: Deadline Open Call sessions: 15th October, 2008
Other sessions and paper abstracts: 30th November, 2008
Information for authors: 26th January, 2009
Registration from 26th January, 2009
Early registration: 14th April, 2009
Venue: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana, W. Jamnikarjeva 101 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Contact: Andrej Udovč, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Romina Rodela, contacts have been nominated by the Board of ESEE in Slovenia
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Title of the International Conference: Business Strategies and Technological Innovations for Sustainable Development: Creating Global Prosperity for Humanity
Type of the International Conference: 11th Annual International Conference
  • Global Business and Technology Association (GBATA),
Co-Sponsored by:
  • School of Business, The State University of New York at Old Westbury, New York, USA
  • Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
  • Faculty of Humanities & Faculty of Management Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Leiria, Portugal
  • Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • State University of Management & Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
  • IBM East Europe/Asia Ltd., Moscow, Russia
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • The Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA
  • Coventry University, Coventry, UK
  • Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
  • Monash University, Australia
Main topics of the International Conference: The topics of the conference are:
  1. I. Accounting
  2. 1.1 Managerial accounting.
  3. 1.2 Financial accounting & taxation.
  4. 1.3 Auditing.
  5. II. Economics
  6. 2.1 Economic development & competitiveness.
  7. 2.2 International trade.
  8. 2.3 World trade organization & multinational trading blocs.
  9. 2.4 Transitional economies.
  10. III. Finance & Banking
  11. 3.1 Financial institutions & markets.
  12. 3.2 Corporate finance & investments.
  13. 3.3 Risk management.
  14. 3.4 Banking and financial services.
  15. IV. Information Technology
  16. 4.1 Technology and networks.
  17. 4.2 Services computing.
  18. 4.3 Management of technology.
  19. 4.4 Data mining.
  20. V. Marketing
  21. 5.1 Buyer behaviour & customer relations management.
  22. 5.2 Distribution, supply chain management.
  23. 5.3 Integrated marketing communications, branding & pricing.
  24. 5.4 Marketing strategy, product management & new product development.
  25. 5.5 Services marketing.
  26. VI. Management
  27. 6.1 Human resources.
  28. 6.2 Operations management & TQM.
  29. 6.3 Organizational behaviour, development & change.
  30. 6.4 Corporate strategy & culture.
  31. 6.5 Knowledge & technology management, entrepreneurship.
  32. 6.6 Public & nonprofit organizations.
  33. VII. Law and Regulations
  34. 7.1 Minimizing illegality & unethical conduct in business.
  35. 7.2 Negotiating & deal making.
  36. 7.3 Intellectual property.
  37. VIII. Health Care Management
  38. 8.1 Management of health care providers.
  39. 8.2 Economics of health care services.
  40. 8.3 Contemporary strategies in pharmaceutical industry.
  41. IX. Tourism and Hospitality Management
  42. 9.1 Hospitality management, leisure, & tourism.
  43. 9.2 Marketing of theme parks & tourism
  44. 9.3 Lifestyle services, sports & Olympics.
  45. X. Interdisciplinary Studies
  46. 10.1 Business education and teaching innovation.
  47. 10.2 Cross-cultural studies.
  48. 10.3 E-commerce and technology.
  49. 10.4 Public policy, immigration, and ethical issues.
  50. 10.5 Global poverty and underemployment.
Language: English
Date: 7th -11th July, 2009
Main deadlines: Deadline for receipt of submissions: 31st March, 2009
Notification of acceptance 30th April, 2009
Deadline for early registration & submission of full papers for inclusion in Readings Book: 10th May, 2009. After 10th May papers will not be included in Readings book.
Venue: Hotel Intercontinental, Namesti Curieovych 43/5 Prague, 110 00 Czech Republic
Contact: Dr. Nejdet Delener, Conference Chair, Dean, School of Business The State University of New York at OW PO
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