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Split 2017

First Call

We are happy to announce the First Call for the 22nd International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development - "Legal Challenges of Modern World". Topics are focused, not limited to legal challenges of modern world and recent challenges to modern national economies and business enterprises.

In cooperation with: University North, University of Split, Faculty of Law, University of Split, Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo

Supported by: Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences, Croatian Mediation Association, Association of Croatian Judges, Adriatic Institute of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ministry of State Property, Ministry of the sea, transport and infrastructure

Croatian Academy of Legal Sciences
Croatian Mediation Association
Association of Croatian Judges
Adriatic Institute Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
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Ministarstvo državne imovine, logo

Sponsored by: UNIQA osiguranje, Grad Solin

UNIQA osiguranje
Grad Solin

  29-30 June, 2017 (01 July, 2017 - Optional Trip)


Please consider submitting an abstract for the Conference within next few weeks. We proudly hope to have your distinguish name among authors and participants. After receiving the full texts, The Scientific Committee will decide which papers should be included in the Plenary Session.

Sincerely Yours,
President of Scientific Committee

Prof. Marijan Cingula



  • Legal aspects of ensuring taxation stability – investment competiveness
  • Legal Uncertainty as an Obstacle to Investment Process
  • Legal and Economic Effects of public administration reform – key factor for economic success
  • Liability for obligations of the Capital companies (Corporations)
  • Transnational mobility of companies
  • Transnational trade and legal protection of consumers
  • Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in Cross-border Commercial Disputes
  • Online resolution of consumer disputes
  • European Proceedings for low value disputes as a measure for judicial effectiveness promotion
  • Labour Market Flexibility – employer security against labour market and worker social welfare risks
  • Legality in Public procurement proceedings
  • Legal aspects of creating a single digital market as a measure for assisting European firms
  • Legal aspects of out of court dispute resolution in civil and commercial disputes
  • Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) and Preparatory Guidelines on Product Oversight and Governance (POG)
  • Criminal liability in business operation
  • Social investments in the welfare system and family policy


  • Application of sustainable development principles in nautical tourism
  • Reducing glasshouse gases emissions – combatting climate change
  • Legal aspects of environment protection, investing and use of renewable sources of energy
  • Legal framework of energy effectiveness and energy sector reform as an economic development initiator
  • Legal problem areas of implementation of energy programmes and European energy policy

Globalization and Challenges of the Modern World

  • Contemporary Economy and Globalization
  • The Economic Impact on Social Development and Democracy
  • Regional Development
  • National Economies Between Liberalization and Intervention
  • International and Local Capital Markets
  • Education and Knowledge Management
  • Towards Modern Welfare Economics
  • Modern Tendencies in Economy and Management of Tourism

Enterprise in Turbulent Environment

  • Building a Resilient Organization
  • The Economics of Modern Enterprise
  • Planning or Predicting: Concepts and Models
  • Corporate Governance
  • Manufacturing: Strategy, Technology, and Organization
  • Human Capital Management
  • Marketing Perspective
  • The Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Continuity
  • ICT Support to Business Activities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Accounting and Auditing

Entrepreneurship Caught Between Creativity and Bureaucracy

  • The Role of SMEs in National Economies
  • SMEs in Global Value Chains
  • Education for Creativity

THE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS - Program and participants

  • MEDIATION IN BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT (Croatian Mediation Association), 29 June 2017.
  • CURRENT LEGAL CHALLENGES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ADRIATIC PORTS OF NAUTICAL TOURISM (Adriatic Institute of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, organised within the installation research project DELICROMAR (11-2013-3061) financed by the Croatian Science Foundation), 30 June 2017




  • Participant (attending / paper presenting author): 300 EUR
  • Accompanying co-author: 200 EUR
  • Publishing only (without attending / presentation): 200 EUR
  • Attending (without paper): 150 EUR
  • Attending/Participation on the Round Tables (without paper): 100 EUR


  • Early registration: 250 EUR
  • 2nd paper registration (publishing only): 150 EUR

Registration fee includes admission to all sessions, conference kit (including the Scientific Book of Proceedings on CD) and admission to the lunch or dinner and all coffee brakes according to the program.


  • Fee: 100 EUR
  • Bank Address: Rudjera Boskovica 25, 21000 Split
  • Accoun Holder Address: Domovinskog rata 8, Split, Croatia
  • IBAN: HR2123300031100030638
  • Purpose: "Participant's Name - The Round Table Discussions"


  • Bank Institution: Zagrebacka banka d.d.
  • Bank/Branch Institution Address: Kapucinski trg 5, Varazdin, Croatia
  • S.W.I.F.T. (BIC): ZABAHR2X
  • Acc. Holder Name: VADEA d.o.o.
  • Acc Holder Address: Mihanoviceva 4, 42000 Varazdin, Croatia
  • IBAN: HR7223600001101745832
  • Purpose: 'Participant's Name - Split 2017'



  • Submission of abstracts for review: April 15, 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: April 20, 2017
  • Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: May 20, 2017
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: May 25, 2017
  • Early registration: May 30, 2017
  • Final registration: June 15, 2017
  • Conceiving and finalizing the esd-Conference program: June 23, 2017
  • ESD Conference sessions: June 29-30, 2017


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Faculty of Law, University of Split - Ulica Domovinskog rata 8, 21000, Split, Croatia


  • Marijan Cingula, University of Zagreb, Croatia (President)
  • Ayuba A. Aminu, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Anona Armstrong, Victoria University, Australia
  • Gouri Sankar Bandyopadhyay, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati Bardhaman, India
  • Haimanti Banerji, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  • Alla Bobyleva, The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Leonid K. Bobrov, State University of Economics and Management, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Rado Bohinc, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • David H. Burt, CPR Institute, USA
  • Zeki Atil Bulut, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Adnan Celik, Selcuk University - Konya, Turkey
  • Angelo Maia Cister, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Mirela Cristea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Sreten Cuzovic, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Oguz Demir, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
  • T.S. Devaraja, University of Mysore, India
  • Onur Dogan, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Alba Dumi, Vlora University, Vlore, Albania
  • Ksenija Dumicic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Galina Pavlovna Gagarinskaya, Samara State University, Russia
  • Fran Galetic, Zagreb University, Croatia
  • Mirjana Gligoric, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia
  • Mehmet Emre Gorgulu, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
  • Liudmila Guzikova, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia
  • Anica Hunjet, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Oxana Ivanova, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia
  • Irena Jankovic, Faculty of Economics, Belgrade University, Serbia
  • Lara Jelenc, University of Rijeka, Croatia
  • Myrl Jones, Radford University, USA
  • Ana Jovancai Stakic, John Naisbitt University, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Gorazd Justinek, Graduate School of Government and European Studies, Slovenia
  • Hacer Simay Karaalp, Pamukkale University,Turkey
  • Grzegorz Karasiewicz, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Dafna Kariv, The College of Management Academic Studies, Rishon Le Zion, Israel
  • Salih Katircioglu, Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus, Turkey
  • Hilal Yildirir Keser, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey
  • Sophia Khalimova, Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Vladimir Kovsca, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Goran Kozina, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Dzenan Kulovic, Univeristy of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Robert Lewis, Les Roches Gruyère University of Applied Sciences, Bulle, Switzerland
  • Ladislav Lukas, Univ. of West Bohemia, Faculty of Economics, Czech Republic
  • Pascal Marty, University of La Rochelle, France
  • Vaidotas Matutis, Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Marjana Merkac Skok, GEA College of Entrepreneurship, Ljubljana, Slovenija
  • Daniel Francois Meyer, North West University, South Africa
  • Marin Milkovic, Rector, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja, West University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Zsuzsanna Novak, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Alojzy Z. Nowak, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Mislav Ante Omazic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Vera Palea, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • Borislav Petrovic, Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dusko Pavlovic, President DIU Libertas International University, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dinko Primorac, University North, Koprivnica, Croatia
  • Zeljka Primorac, University of Split, Croatia
  • Miroslaw Przygoda, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Nicholas Recker, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA
  • Kerry Redican, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
  • Robert Rybnicek, University of Graz, Austria
  • Katarzyna Szymanska, The State Higher School of Vocational Education in Ciechanow, Poland
  • Jan Turyna, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Ilaria Tutore, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
  • Rebeka Danijela Vlahov, University of Zagreb
  • Ilko Vrankic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Thomas Will, Agnes Scott College, USA
  • Li Yongqiang, Victoria University, Australia
  • Peter Zabielskis, University of Macau, China
  • Tao Zeng, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada
  • Snezana Zivkovic, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa (President)
  • Ana Aleksic
  • Ayuba Aminu
  • Mihovil Andjelinovic
  • Josip Arneric
  • Lidija Bagaric
  • Tomislav Bakovic
  • Sanja Blazevic
  • Leonid Bobrov
  • Ruzica Brecic
  • Anita Ceh Casni
  • Mirela Cristea
  • Oguz Demir
  • Stjepan Dvorski
  • Robert Fabac
  • Ivica Filipovic
  • Fran Galetic
  • Mirjana Gligoric
  • Tomislav Globan
  • Anita Goltnik Urnaut
  • Tomislav Herceg
  • Irena Jankovic
  • Dafna Kariv
  • Oliver Kesar
  • Hilal Yildirir Keser
  • Tatjana Kovac
  • Vladimir Kovsca
  • Angelo Maia Cister
  • Vaidotas Matutis
  • Marjana Merkac Skok
  • Josip Mikulic
  • Ljubica Milanovic Glavan
  • Daniel Francois Meyer
  • Natanya Meyer
  • Guenter Mueller
  • Ivana Nacinovic Braje
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja
  • Zsuzsanna Novak
  • Alka Obadic
  • Claudia Ogrean
  • Igor Pihir
  • Najla Podrug
  • Vojko Potocan
  • Dinko Primorac
  • Zeljka Primorac
  • Sanda Renko
  • Souhaila Said
  • Armando Javier Sanchez Diaz
  • Tomislav Sekur
  • Lorena Skuflic
  • Mirko Smoljic
  • Petar Soric
  • Mario Spremic
  • Ana Jovancai Stakic
  • Matjaz Stor
  • Lejla Tijanic
  • Daniel Tomic
  • Boris Tusek
  • Rebeka Daniela Vlahov
  • Ilko Vrankic
  • Thomas Will
  • Zoran Wittine
  • Tao Zeng
  • Snezana Zivkovic
  • Berislav Zmuk
  • Zeljka Primorac (President)
  • Zeljko Radic
  • Borislav Petrovic
  • Simun Andelinovic
  • Alen Soldo
  • Domagoj Cingula
  • Dinko Primorac
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa
  • Erlino Koscak
  • Miroslaw Przygoda
  • Rebeka Danijela Vlahov
  • Sime Vucetic

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