ECONOMIC POLICY, INTERNATIONAL TRADE and TOURISM
Liberec Economic Forum 2021 is a platform for presentation of research findings and for exchange of experience relating to economic development and knowledge economy.
Innovations and research
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.
2021 – Year of Recovery and New Opportunities
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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.
Name and affiliation should not be included in the paper proposals. Please submit your paper using the following template in the PDF format via EASY CHAIR.
For the final formatting of your paper, please use the second template and upload the paper back to EASY CHAIR. Don’t forget to register and pay the CONFERENCE FEE.
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Important deadlines and fees
Anyone interested in having a paper published in the proceedings will be charged a fee paid by July 30, 2021. The fee differs according to the chosen variant. The conference fee must be paid separately for each conference participant.
Paper submission: June 15, 2021
Notification of acceptance:
June 30, 2021
Camera ready: July 15, 2021
Both versions of the paper (for review and camera ready) must be submitted via Easy Chair.
Conference in person
Early bird fees:
Author 190 EUR Coauthor 100 EUR
After July 30, 2021:
Author 230 EUR
Coauthor 150 EUR
Participants without paper 40 EUR
For all online participants the early bird fee is 100 EUR.
After July 30, 2021 the conference fee is 120 EUR.
For participants without paper conference fee is 20 EUR.
Traditional conference fee includes: participation in the conference, printed proceedings, lunch, dinner, and two coffee breaks per day, cultural trips. The accommodation and transport is not included in the registration fee. Participants should make accommodation reservations individually, directly to the selected hostel/hotel. Participants have to arrange visa at their own. August 1, 2021 is the latest deadline for registration.
Please register and pay the fee through the university e-shop https://shop.tul.cz.
Extended and improved versions of the selected papers will be
published in ACC JOURNAL and ACTA INFORMATICA PRAGENSIA.
Your papers are in good hands! Liberec Economic Forum is an international conference that is organized in cooperation with international scientists and experts.
Ing. Aleš Kocourek, Ph.D. Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
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
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
prof. Sigitas Vaitkevičius KTU Kaunas Lithuania
doc. JUDr. Ing. Jana Majerová, PhD. University of Žilina, Slovakia
Mgr. Tereza Semerádová, Ph.D.
Ing. Michal Dostál
Ing. Tereza Horáková
Mgr. Anastasiia Mazurchenko
Ing. Ondřej Linhart
Ing. Petr Průcha
Ing. Diana Havířová
The conference will be held in Liberec, Czech Republic
LEF – conference will take place at Technical University, Building G, Univerzitní nám. 1410/1, 461 17 Liberec. GPS: 50.773451, 15.076181.
Accommodation is NOT included in the conference fee.
Preliminary Programme of the conference
September 13-14, 2021
Technical Univeristy of Liberec, Building G
12.30 REGISTRATION – Technical University of Liberec (building G)
13.00 PLENARY SESSION – OFFICIAL OPENING AND INVITED CONTRIBUTIONS
– doc. Ing. Monika Palatková, Ph.D. Recovery of the International Tourism 2021+: Opportunities and Challenges for the New Normal (College of International and Public Relation Prague)
– prof. Larry Smith (University of Waterloo, Canada) Entrepeneurhip in the postCovid Era
– Ing. Marek Pyszko, Chief Economist at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
15:00 DISCUSSION TABLE: Human Resources in the Digital Era (in cooperation with Association of Small and Medium Entrepreneurs
19.00 DINNER AND SOCIAL EVENING
Tuesday 14 th
9.0 – 13.00 Parallel sessions:
E- BUSINESS and Digitization, START-UP and SPIN-OFF, HUMAN RESOURCES in DIGITAL ERA, SMEs and FAMILY BUSINESSES, BUSINESS CLUSTERS, ECONOMIC POLICY, INTERNATIONAL TRADE and TOURISM,
14.00 – 17.00 Section of Doctoral Students