Research and innovation - resource of global, regional and entrepreneurial competitiveness.
Liberec Economic Forum 2019 is a platform for presentation of research findings and for exchange of experience relating to economic development and knowledge economy. The aim of the conference is to promote innovations, support research, and enhance development as means of competitiveness of enterprises in the regional, national, and global environment. Research topics:
TRANSPARENCY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR
Collective Decision-Making, Open Government Data, Lobby, Corruption
ECONOMIC THEORY AND DEVELOPMENT
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Regional Economics and Development, Methodology
AND BUSINESS CLUSTERS
E-business, Start-up, Spin-off, Family Businesses, Small and Medium Enterprises, Clusters
PROCESS AND RISK MANAGEMENT
Business Processes, Logistics, Business Recovery, Crisis Management
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Anyone interested in having a paper published in the proceedings will be charged a fee paid by June 30, 2019.
5 000 CZK – for authors from the Czech Republic,
190 EUR – for foreign participants (coauthor 100 EUR)
After July 1, 2019 the conference fee is 230 EUR. For participants without paper conference fee is 40 EUR.
It includes refreshment, dinner and proceedings of conference. At least one author of an accepted paper must pay the conference fee
and present the paper. The regular conference fee includes: participation in the conference, printed proceedings, lunch, dinner,
and two coffee breaks per day, cultural trips. August 31, 2019 is the latest deadline for registration.
The payment will be enabled soon through university e-shop https://shop.tul.cz.
SUBMIT A PAPER
All research articles (approx. 6-8 page A4, including referencing) in this proceeding undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by two anonymous referees. Articles which get through an independent review process will be published in the collected volume. Last three volumes are included in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) by Thomson Reuters. Name and affiliation should not be included in the paper proposals.
Paper submission: April 30, 2019
Notification of acceptance:
June 25, 2019
Camera ready: June 29, 2019
prof. Ing. Miroslav Žižka, Ph.D. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
doc. Ing. Klára Antlová, Ph.D. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
doc. Ing. Šárka Laboutková, Ph.D. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
doc. Ing. Petra Rydvalová, Ph.D. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
Prof John R Anchor University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
dr Bogna Kaźmierska-Jóźwiak University of Lodz
Prof. Dr. habil. Thorsten Claus Technical University Dresden, Germany
Prof Aristidis Kaloudis NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
assoc. prof. Rudrajeet Pal University of Boras, Sweeden
Mgr. Tereza Semerádová, Ph.D.
Ing. Bára Smolová
Ing. Zuzana Horčičková
AFTERWARDS, THERE WILL BE 2 CIRCLES OF FULL PAPERS:
1. Extended and improved versions of the selected papers with topic:
BUSINESS CLUSTERS: INNOVATION AND PERFORMANCE DRIVERS will be published
in a monograph as book chapters.
2. Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be
The conference will be held in Liberec, Czech Republic, on September 17-18, 2019. LEF – conference will take place at Technical University, Building P, Komenského 314/2, Liberec V-Kristiánov - GPS: 50.768209, 15.063301.
Accomodation is NOT included in the conference fee. Conference participants must arrange their own accommodation on an individual basis. There are many lovely hotels and motels around Liberec. You can find and book most of them at