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Lisbon 2018

First Call

We are happy to announce the First Call for the 35th International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development - "Sustainability from an Economic and Social Perspective" - Lisbon, Portugal. Topics are focused, but not limited to recent challenges in modern national economies and business enterprises.

In cooperation with: GOVCOPP – Universidade de Aveiro, CPES – Universidade Lusofona, CICPRIS – Universidade Lusofona, University North, Faculty of Management University of Warsaw and Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences Sale - Mohammed V University in Rabat

Supported by: Turismo de Lisboa

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  15-16 November, 2018


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


Invited Session/Topic

  • Sustainability from an Economic and Social Perspective

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



  • Publishing Full paper/Abstract + presentation: 400 EUR
  • Presentation without publishing: 300 EUR
  • Accompanying co-author: 250 EUR
  • Listener only: 250 EUR


  • Publishing full paper, without attending: 250 EUR


  • Early registration (Publishing Full paper or Abstract + presentation): 350 EUR
  • 2nd paper publishing/presenting: 200 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: Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. Zagreb
  • Bank/Branch Institution Address: Magazinska cesta 69, Zagreb, Croatia
  • S.W.I.F.T. (BIC): RZBHHR2X
  • Acc. Holder Name: VADEA d.o.o.
  • Acc Holder Address: Mihanoviceva 4, 42000 Varazdin, Croatia
  • IBAN: HR6124840081135190251
  • Purpose: 'Participant's Name - Lisbon 2018'



  • Submission of abstracts for review: September 5, 2018
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: September 10, 2018
  • Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: October 10, 2018
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: October 15, 2018
  • Early registration: October 25, 2018
  • Final registration: November 5, 2018
  • Conceiving and finalizing the esd-Conference program: November 5, 2018
  • ESD Conference sessions: November 15-16, 2018


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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Lisbon - Fontana Park - R. Eng. Vieira da Silva 2, 1050-105 Lisbon, Portugal


  • Marijan Cingula, University of Zagreb, Croatia (President)
  • Sandra Raquel Pinto Alves, Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal
  • Ayuba A. Aminu, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Anona Armstrong, Victoria University, Australia
  • Manuel Antunes, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Antonio Augusto Costa – Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Gouri Sankar Bandyopadhyay, The University of Burdwan, Rajbati Bardhaman, India
  • Haimanti Banerji, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
  • Ana Brasao, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Elisabeth de Jesus Oliveira Brito, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • 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
  • Elisabeth de Jesus Oliveira Brito - University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Zeki Atil Bulut, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Carlos Capelo, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • 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
  • Darko Dukic, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • Gordana Dukic, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • Alba Dumi, Vlora University, Vlore, Albania
  • Ksenija Dumicic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Paulo Finuras, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • 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
  • Aleksandra Grobelna, Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
  • 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
  • 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
  • Martina Dragija Kostic
  • 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
  • Zlatko Nedelko, University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja, West University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Zsuzsanna Novak, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Alojzy Z. Nowak, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Tomasz Ochinowski, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Mislav Ante Omazic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Vera Palea, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • Artur Parreira, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Dusko Pavlovic, Libertas International University, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Igor Pihir – University of 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
  • Humberto Ribeiro, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Robert Rybnicek, University of Graz, Austria
  • Ana Lorga da Silva, Universidade Lusofona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Joanna Stawska, University of Lodz, Poland
  • Elzbieta Szymanska, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
  • 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
  • Claudia Miranda Veloso - University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Claudia Maria Fileno Miranda Veloso, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Rebeka Danijela Vlahov, University of Zagreb
  • Ilko Vrankic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Stanislaw Walukiewicz, Bialystok University of Technology, Poland
  • 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
  • Sandra Raquel Alves
  • Ayuba Aminu
  • Mihovil Andjelinovic
  • Josip Arneric
  • Lidija Bagaric
  • Tomislav Bakovic
  • Sanja Blazevic
  • Leonid Bobrov
  • Ruzica Brecic
  • Anita Ceh Casni
  • Marco Andre da Silva Costa
  • Mirela Cristea
  • Oguz Demir
  • Jasmina Dvorski
  • Stjepan Dvorski
  • Robert Fabac
  • Ivica Filipovic
  • Sinisa Franjic
  • Fran Galetic
  • Mirjana Gligoric
  • Tomislav Globan
  • Anita Goltnik Urnaut
  • Tomislav Herceg
  • Irena Jankovic
  • Emina Jerkovic
  • Dafna Kariv
  • Oliver Kesar
  • Hilal Yildirir Keser
  • Tatjana Kovac
  • Vladimir Kovsca
  • Daniel Margaca Magueta
  • Angelo Maia Cister
  • Katarina Marosevic
  • Vaidotas Matutis
  • Marjana Merkac Skok
  • Josip Mikulic
  • Ljubica Milanovic Glavan
  • Daniel Francois Meyer
  • Natanya Meyer
  • Guenter Mueller
  • Ivana Nacinovic Braje
  • Zlatko Nedelko
  • Gratiela Georgiana Noja
  • Zsuzsanna Novak
  • Alka Obadic
  • Claudia Ogrean
  • Igor Pihir
  • Najla Podrug
  • Vojko Potocan
  • Dinko Primorac
  • Zeljka Primorac
  • Sanda Renko
  • Humberto Nuno Rito Ribeiro
  • Vlasta Roska
  • Souhaila Said
  • Armando Javier Sanchez Diaz
  • Tomislav Sekur
  • Lorena Skuflic
  • Mirko Smoljic
  • Petar Soric
  • Mario Spremic
  • Matjaz Stor
  • Tomasz Studzieniecki
  • Lejla Tijanic
  • Daniel Tomic
  • Boris Tusek
  • Rebeka Daniela Vlahov
  • Ilko Vrankic
  • Thomas Will
  • Zoran Wittine
  • Tao Zeng
  • Grzegorz Zimon
  • Snezana Zivkovic
  • Berislav Zmuk
  • Domagoj Cingula (President)
  • Sandra Raquel Alves
  • Fernando Borges
  • Marina Klacmer Calopa
  • Spomenko Kesina
  • Erlino Koscak
  • Joao Jose Lourenco Marques
  • Artur Parreira
  • Miroslaw Przygoda
  • David Nunes Resende
  • Humberto Nuno Rito Ribeiro
  • Ana Lorga da Silva
  • Michael Stefulj
  • Rebeka Danijela Vlahov
  • Sime Vucetic
  • Co-Organizer:
  • GOVCOPP – Universidade de Aveiro
  • CPES – Universidade Lusofona
  • CICPRIS – Universidade Lusofona
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  • Faculté des sciences juridiques économiques et sociales-salé
  • ENCGT - Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion de Tanger/ Abdelmalek Essaadi University
  • Faculty of Management University of Warsaw logo
  • Medjimursko Veleuciliste u Cakovcu
  • University of Aveiro
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