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Aveiro 2019

Second Call

We are happy to announce the Second Call for the 43rd International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development - "Rethinking Management in the Digital Era: Challenges from Industry 4.0 to Retail Management" - 15-16 July, 2019 - 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, University North, Faculty of Management University of Warsaw, Poland and Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences Sale - Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco

  15-16 July, 2019


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 2019'



  • Submission of abstracts for review: June 24, 2019
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: June 28, 2019
  • Submission of complete/full papers for the proceedings: June 30, 2019
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: July 4, 2019
  • Early registration: July 8, 2019
  • Final registration: July 10, 2019
  • Conceiving and finalizing the esd-Conference program: July 10, 2019
  • ESD Conference sessions: July 15-16, 2019


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