Conference Tracks & Programme


1. Developments in IB theory: designing sustainable international business models - Track Chair: Piotr Trąpczyński, Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland

2. Internationalization theory and practices in various industries - Track Chair: Tiia Vissak, University of Tartu, Estonia

3. International entrepreneurship and internationalization of family firms - Track Chair: Krzysztof Wach, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

4. Global value chains and international trade development - Track chair: Andreja Jaklič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

5. International marketing: consumers, societies, markets and cultures - Track chair: Agnieszka Głodowska, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

6. Migrations, international HRM and cross-cultural management - Track Chair: József Poór, Szent István University, Hungary

7. Regional cooperation, development and competitivenes of industries or countries - Track Chair: Losonci Dávid, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

8. Challenges of finance and acoounting in international business environments - Track Chair: Inna Romanova, University of Latvia

9. Digital (r)evolution and its impact on international business - Track Chair: Blazenka Knezevic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

10. Knowledge management and sustainable innovation - Track Chair: Jurgita Sekliuckiene, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

11. Sustainability, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in international business -Track Chair: Magdalena Stefanska, Poznan University of Economics

12. International Business and Sustainable Development Goals in Emerging Economies - Track Chair: Michal K. Lemanski, Nottingham University Business School China

13. Teaching IB and networking in the CEE region - Track Chairs: Miroslaw Jarosinski, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland; Kęstutis Duoba, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

14. Business Practices Track (presentation of business cases by managers, track is not accepting research papers)

Programme (Working version)

Sunday, 13th September 2020

18:00 AIB CEE Executive Board Welcome Meeting and Networking (upon special invitation only), venue to be announced

Monday, 14th September 2020

08:30 Registration desk opens; welcome coffee available on site

09:00 Meeting of the AIB CEE Executive Board (Board members only)

10:00 Opening ceremony, Room 15 (Congress hall): welcome speeches and 2 invited keynotes

12:00 Parallel sessions, Rooms (51-55)

13:00 Lunch (KEFA restaurant of FEBZg)

14:30 Panel 1 (includes 3rd keynote speaker)

16:00 Parallel sessions

18:00 Walking tour in Zagreb

20:00 Networking in Zagreb City Center (venue to be announced)

Tuesday, 15th Spetember 2020

09:00 Registration desk opens, coffee; poster session

09:00 Researchers’ networking session

10:00 Plenary session (keynote 4 )

11:00 Panel 3/ Panel 4 / Panel 5

12:00 Parallel sessions

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Parallel sessions

15:30 Meet the editors

16:30 PhD Workshop – part 1

19:00 Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner in Westin Hotel 17th floor (with panorama view)

Wednesday, 16th September 2020

08:30 PhD Workshop - part 2

08:30 Parallel sessions and/or Pannel discussions

09:00 AIB Chapter Development Meeting

10:00 Conclusion of the conference (Note: all awarded will be mentioned at this session, but official Award Ceremony is included in Gala Dinner)

11:00 Excursion (venue to be announed)