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Aveiro 2020

Varazdin Development and Entrepreneurship Agency & University North

First Call

We are happy to announce the First call for the 56th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development - 02-03 July, 2020 - Aveiro, Portugal. Topics are focused, but not limited, to recent challenges from the digital era to societies and business enterprises, in particular to Retail Management.

In cooperation with: University of Aveiro, Faculty of Management University of Warsaw, Poland, Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences Sale - Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco and Medjimursko Veleuciliste u Cakovcu

  2-3 July, 2020


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


I. E-Commerce and Challenges for the Retail Industry

  • Digital disruption and Impacts on Society and Businesses
  • New E-commerce Models: from B2B to C2C
  • Retail Management Dynamics
  • Artificial Intelligence and the Need for Customization
  • Social Media Marketing and Digital Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Data Processing Issues from EUs GDPR
  • Changes and New Horizons for Warehousing and Logistics

II. Globalization and Issues faced by 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

III. 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

IV. Entrepreneurship Caught Between Creativity and Bureaucracy

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



  • Participant (attending / paper presenting author): 450 EUR
  • Presentation without publishing: 350 EUR
  • Accompanying co-author: 250 EUR
  • Publishing only (without attending / presentation): 300 EUR
  • Attending (without paper): 300 EUR


  • Early registration (Publishing Full paper or Abstract + presentation): 400 EUR
  • 2nd paper publishing/presenting: 250 EUR

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


  • 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 - Aveiro 2020'



  • Submission of abstracts for review: May 11, 2020
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: May 16, 2020
  • Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: June 6, 2020
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: June 11, 2020
  • Early registration: June 16, 2020
  • Final registration: June 26, 2020
  • Conceiving and finalizing the esd-Conference program: June 21, 2020
  • ESD Conference sessions: July 2-3, 2020


Program will be available few days before the conference.


University of Aveiro, Campus Universitario de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal / Building: Complexo Pedagogico, Cientifico e Tecnologico


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