19th International Joint Conference: Central and Eastern Europe in the Changing Business Environment

Program 2017

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Welcome drink, May 25, 2017

  • 18:00
    Welcome drink in Academic Club at the University of Economics, Prague
    (see the map and details below)

Plenary session (video-conference Prague-Bratislava), May 26, 2017
Room: 169 NB

  • 8:30
  • 9:00 – 9:15
    Conference opening
  • 9:15 – 10:15
    Jan Brožík (Executive Finance Director of ČEZ Group, Czech Republic):
    Power Production – From Stable Business to Big Unknown via Regulation and Technology Progress
  • 10:15 – 10:45
    Coffee break
  • 10:45 – 11:45
    Miroslav Lukeš (General Manager of Mastercard for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria):
    Fast Forward to Innovative Payments and Fintech in Eastern Europe
  • 11:45 – 12:00
    Summary of the joint part with Bratislava
  • 12:00 – 13:00

Sections in Prague 13:00 – 17:00, May 26, 2017

(Maximum duration of each presentation is 15 min.)

International Trade (Room: NB458)

  1. Agnieszka Pach-Gurgul (Cracow University of Economics, Poland): The Energy Situation of Visegrad Group Countries in Context of Energy Union.
  2. Marta Ulbrych (Cracow University of Economics, Poland): The Role of Manufacturing in Central and Eastern EU Member States.
  3. Asiya Chaudhary (Aligarh Muslim University, India): Revealed Comparative Advantage Index: A Comparative Analysis of Ex-port Potential of Textiles Industry in India and Czech Republic.
  4. Section wrap-up.

International Finance (Room: NB469)

  1. Andrea Slezáková (University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia): Change of Regulation in the Area of Financial Intermediation and Financial Advisory – Moving from the Executive Employee to the Professional Guarantor of the Independent Financial Agent and of the Financial Advisor.
  2. Žaneta Lacová (Matej Bel University, Slovakia): About Financial Behaviour of Households in CEECs.
  3. Johan Winbladh (Webster University, Austria): Banking Crisis in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
  4. Section wrap-up.

International Marketing and Consumer Behavior (Room: NB469)

  1. Michael Bahles (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Rep.): Changing Motives towards Cars in the Younger Generation.
  2. Section wrap-up.

International Business and Management (Room: NB470)

  1. Mahmut Unsal Sasmaz (Usak University, Turkey): Trade Openness and Tax Revenues in Central and Eastern European Countries.
  2. Piotr Podsiadło (Cracow University of Economics, Poland): State aid for R&D&I and its Impact on the Competitiveness of the EU Member States – the Case of Central and Eastern Europe.
  3. Irina Skvortsova and Ekaterina Potaptseva (Ural State University of Economics, Russia): High-Performance Jobs in Agriculture as Sustainable Development Factor of Russian Regions.
  4. Aneta Orlinska (Université Paris-Dauphine, France): Corporate Commitment to Diversity in Local Perspective of the Polish Subsidiary of EDF. A Qualitative Exploratory Study.
  5. Krystyna Zimnoch (Bialystok University of Technology, Poland): The Cooperative Paradigm of Development – towards Values.
  6. Section wrap-up.

Academic Club at the University of Economics, Prague

The Academic Club is situated on the 3rd floor. Please, use the elevator, which is situated directly behind the entrance into the building.


[September 10, 2018]
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