INPROFORUM Common challenges - Different solutions - Mutual dialogue

The Faculty of Economics of the University of South Bohemia organised the ninth annual international scientific conference INPROFORUM, with the main theme "Common challenges - Different solutions - Mutual dialogue". The aim of the conference was to identify new research fields and scientific questions, the diversity of methodological approach and research presentation, and to discuss, compare and exchange opinions on various economic, management, mathematical, and legal topics.

The main speakers, Dr. Roberto Bergami, PhD from Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia), delivered the contribution called Free trade agreements: How Free?, and Dr. Hab. Leszek Preisner from AGH University of Science and Technology (Krakow, Poland), talked about Challenges in the Global Economy. More than 90 conference participants from 5 different countries presented their contributions in 8 sections:

  • Regional and Global Aspects of Sustainability, the Bio-economy;
  • Management of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises;
  • Multi-modality in the Context of the Society and Economic Development;
  • Mathematical-statistical Modelling and Optimization in Practice;
  • Economic Impacts of Changes and Policies in the Fields of Finance, Accounting and Taxation;
  • Market Research and Marketing Decision Making in Business and Tourism;
  • Consumer Protection and Legal Aspects of Land Alteration;
  • The Economics of Agriculture.

The conference, with its new format, enabled the participants to share their ideas and opinions and provided them with a platform for future co-operation and prospective project participation, as well as for defining new research questions and getting acquainted with the current challenges.