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. Competitiveness of economies and industries - Track Co-Chairs: Erzsebet Czako (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary) and Miklos Kozma (Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary)

5. Digital (r)evolution and its impact on consumers, societies, markets and cultures - Track Chair: Blazenka Knezevic (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

6. Knowledge management and human resource development for sustainable innovation - Track Co-Chairs: Jurgita Sekliuckiene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) and Jozsef Poor (J. Selye University, Hungary)

7. International Business and Sustainable Development Goals in Emerging Economies - Track Co-Chairs: Michal K. Lemanski (Nottingham University Business School, China) and Matevz Raskovic (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)

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

9. Online sessions on International Business Development - Track Co-Chairs: Andreja Jaklič (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Agnieszka Głodowska (Cracow University of Economics, Poland)


Constantin Bratianu: The Time Paradox and Knowledge Strategies

Francescsa Dal Mas: Intellectual capital and sustainability: From a performance-based to a worth-based perspective

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Programme (Working version)

PLEASE NOTE: Hours are expressed at Central European Time (CET)!!!

Wednesday, 14th September 2022

13:00 - 16:00 Online sessions

14:00 AIB CEE Executive Board Welcome Meeting and Networking (upon special invitation only; on site)

15:00 on site registration desk opens

16:00 OPENING CEREMONY AT FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ZAGREB (room 3 and hybrid transmission open for online participants) - Welcome speeches; Keynote 1 - AIB representative

18:00 Welcome reception / cocktail

Thursday, 15th September 2022

09:30 Registration desk opens; welcome coffee available on site

10:00 -13:00 Parallel sessions (rooms 36, 37, 38, 51, 54, 55) and one coffee break

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch (KEFA restaurant of FEBZg)

14:00 - 15:30 Keynotes 2 and 3 by Costantin Bratianu and Francesca Dal Mas; Discussion (room 3; keynotes 2 and 3 will be delivered only offline)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Parallel sessions (rooms 36, 37, 38, 51, 54, 55)

17:30 - 19:00 Meet the editor session and panel discussion how to publish a paper in supporting journals (room 3; session will be transmitted online)

20:00 Gala dinner (location TBA)

Friday, 16th September 2022

09:30 Registration desk opens, coffee on site

10:00 - 12:30 Parallel sessions and panel discussions upon participants' proposals (rooms 51-54)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch (KEFA restaurant of FEBZg)

14:00 - 15:00 Panel discussion on Challenges of international business in times of crisis coordinated by Lukasz Puslecki (room 15; only offline)

15:00 - 16:00 AIB-CEE CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT SESSION (room 15; only offline)

16:00 - 17:00 Conference closing and award ceremony (room 15; only offline); farewell toast