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International Journal of Scholarly Papers


Transformations  in
Business & Economics

Transformations in
Business & Economics

  • © Vilnius University, 2002-2009
  • © Brno University of Technology, 2002-2009
  • © University of Latvia, 2002-2009
Promoting National and International Scientific Events
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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Title of the International Conference: Economic Challenges of the 21st Century:
Poland – European Union - The World
Type of the International Conference: The 6th Annual Meeting of economic department and the International Conference of LAMA project.
  • Department of the Microeconomics, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Szczecin, Poland
Main topics of the International Conference: Main objectives:
  • Integration of researchers society
  • Presenting research results and discussion
  • Exchange of information of research trends and activity of economics departments
  • Discussion about micro- and macroeconomics problems in different countries and about them political implication, as well.
  • Discussion about educational problems of economics teaching

The main topic groups:
  • Education level – debatable issue.
  • State interventionism in the modern economy.
  • Market behaviour of enterprises and households.
  • Human capital in the economy.
Language: English, Polish
Date: 08 – 10th June, 2009
Main deadlines: Registration for conference (including paper topics and abstracts) - 28th February, 2009.
Feedback and topic acceptation - 20th March, 2009.
Participation fee payment - 30th March, 2009.
Full paper - 20th April, 2009.
Preliminary conference programme - 10th May, 2009.
Presentation (PowerPoint) must be sent - before 20th May, 2009.
Venue: Hotel Rybank, Miedzyzdroje, Poland.
Contact: University of Szczecin, Department of the Microeconomics, Mickiewicza 64/66 71-101 Szczecin
fax: (091) 444-21-37
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Title of the International Conference: Economies of Central and Eastern Europe:
Convergence, Opportunities and Challenges
Type of the International Conference: International Scientific Conference
  • Tallinn School of Economics and Business Administration of the Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (based in the USA)
  • Eesti Pank (Central Bank of Estonia)
Main topics of the International Conference: The conference aims to bring together academics as well as practitioners to discuss topical issues and disseminate high quality research in economics, finance and business administration with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe. Several publication opportunities in international journals are available for accepted papers.
The main topic groups:
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Business environment,
  • Labour market,
  • Management,
  • Financial markets and institutions,
Language: English
Date: 14-16th June, 2009
Main deadlines: Extended abstracts must be sent by e-mail: before 15th March, 2009.
Notification of acceptance/rejection must be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author: before 1st April, 2009.
Deadline for registration and payment: 15th April, 2009
Submission deadline for full papers: 15th May, 2009.
Venue: Clarion Hotel Euroopa**** Paadi 5, 10151 Tallinn, Estonia.
Contact: Mrs. Marianne Kallaste, Conference Secretary Tallinn University of Technology, Kopli 101-210, 11712 Tallinn, Estonia
Tel.: +372 6 203 945
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Title of the International Conference: Baltic Economic Forum: On Economic and Social Development in the Baltic States
Type of the International Conference: 10th Baltic economic forum
  • Ministry of Economics of Latvia, Economists Association 2010,
  • Association of Latvian Commercial Banks, and Latvian Business School.
  • It is supported by: Latvian Chamber of Commerce, Latvian Employers’ Confederation
Main topics of the International Conference: The key topics of the forum 2009 are:
  • Possible Scenarios and Main Indicators for the Baltic States in 2009 and Further.
  • Baltic Banks: How to Support the Economies
  • Current Economic Environment: Challenges, Opportunities and Threats for Business. In Search for New Strategies.
  • How to Endure the Economic Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Euro Introduction Perspectives for the Baltic States
  • Energy Issues: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Sources, Nuclear Energy
  • Analysis of Current Situation by Major European and Global Energy Companies.
Language: English
Date: 12th June, 2009
Main deadlines: If paid by 31 May 2009: Registration fee: 650 EUR + VAT
Special fee for the delegates from the Baltic States: 220 EUR + VAT
If paid by 11 June 2009: Registration fee: 750 EUR + VAT
Special fee for the delegates from the Baltic States: 250 EUR + VAT
Venue: Radisson SAS Daugava Hotel, Riga, Latvia
Contact: Baltic Economic Forum Organizing Committee
4 Zigfrida Annas Meierovica Blvd., Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
T: +371 67 326 562, F: +371 67 508 316
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Title of the International Conference: Evolutionary Economics and Finances: Innovations, Competition and Economic Growth
Type of the International Conference: VIII International Symposium
  • Centre of Evolutionary Economics (CEE);
  • New Economic Association of Russian Federation (NEARF);
  • Institute of Economics of Russian Academy of Sciences (IERAS);
  • Central Economics and Mathematics Institute (CEMIRAS)
Main topics of the International Conference:
  • Banks and Entrepreneurship Activity: Schumpeterian Interpretation
  • Economic Reproduction Theory: Classical and Evolutionary Approaches to Synthesis of Real and Financial Sectors of Economy
  • Financial Capital and Technological Innovations within the Framework of Economic Cycles
  • Analysis and Modeling of Influence of Finance and Investment Instruments on Changes in Branches and Sectors of Economy
  • Interrelation between Evolutionary Processes in Credit and Finance Sector of Economy and Innovation Activity
  • Dynamics of Innovations and Evolution of Firms in Global and Local Financial and Economical Environment
  • Applied Problems of Evolutionary Analysis: Competition and its Dynamics, Innovations and Economic Growth
Language: English, Russian
Date: 18-20th September, 2009
Main deadlines: Abstracts (up to 1500 characters) should be sent by April 15, 2009 to both Vladimir Mayevsky (, the head of the organizing committee, and Lev Slutskin ( ), the committee secretary. Notification of the review committee decisions will be sent electronically by May 15, 2009 after the selective process.
Venue: Pushchino (Moscow suburb), Russia
Contact: Vladimir Mayevsky ( ), the head of the organizing committee, and Lev Slutskin ( ), the committee secretary
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