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3rd Call | The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance (28-31 May 2019, Poland)

The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance

WSB University, Faculty of Applied Sciences 28-31 May 2019, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland

The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance is organized in cooperation:

-  WSB University,Poland

- University of Extremadura,Spain

-  Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre,Portugal

- University of Madeira,Portugal

-  FISAT. 

The congress will take place between 28 and 31 May 2019, at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, WSB University, in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland.

This event will explore the ongoing dynamic, emerging issues and future challenges regarding territorial governance and public management as well as the other fields of research that may have an influence on sustainable development.

Contextually, several themes will be addressed, namely: Public Management; Territorial Governance and Strategies; Cross-Border Cooperation and Inter-Regional Cooperation; Inter- Organizational Cooperation; Sustainable Planning; Sustainable Development; Smart Cities; Biodiversity Policies and Strategies; Accessibility and Connectivity Transport Systems; Sustainable Tourism Management; Sustainable Culture Management; Renewables Energies; Circular and Green Economy; Environmental Rights and Legislation; Migratory fluxes - Strategies, Management and Planning.

Keynote speakers:

- Elisabete A. Silva, University of Cambridge, Great Britain 

- Christophe Sohn, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Luxembourg

- Martin Klatt, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

- Ana Vulevic, Institute of Transportation CIP, Serbia

- Hana Stverkova, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

- Fernández, Jeri, António, FISAT, Peru

Working agenda:

28thMay
Opening Ceremony & Gala Dinner (starting at 7 p.m.) 

29thMay

Plenary session, parallel sessions (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), trip to Katowice, social dinner at 7 p.m.) 

30thMay

Parallel sessions, poster session, workshop with scientific journals’ editors  (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), social dinner at 7 p.m. 

31stMay

Closing session, trip to Cracow with Gala Lunch (ending at 5 p.m.)

Early registration should be open until February 17, 2019. However, late registration will be possible as well. The registration deadline is April 30, 2019. Registration forms should be sent to the following address www.wsb.edu.pl/congress (conferenceregistration).

Registration fees:

Early Registration – 280,00 €;

Late Registration – 350,00 €;

Student (subject to confirmation) – 200,00 €.

The payment should be made by April 30, 2019.

in euro - Akademia WSB w Dabrowie Gorniczej / WSB University in Dabrowa Gornicza 

ING Bank Śląski S.A.; 40-086 KATOWICE UL.SOKOLSKA 34; Poland

IBAN / account number: PL 05 1050 1227 1000 0023 3028 9576  

code BIC (SWIFT)  INGBPLPW

in zloty -Akademia WSB w Dąbrowie Górniczej 

IBAN / account number: 64 1050 1272 1000 0008 0063 3554  

Transfer name: „Congress 2019” + the name of the participant

The participants should send the payment confirmation to the congress email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstracts and papers in English, Portuguese or Spanish should be submitted to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Congress Scientific Committee, according to the adequacy of the contents of the Congress topics. Please submit an abstract of no more than 200 wordsbefore the 17thof February, for prior evaluationPosters may also be submitted – the authors should use the specific format available on the congress website. The submission process will take place between November 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019. Successful applicants will be informed on a regular basis, no later than May 5, 2019. The deadline for full papers is May 24,2019.

Congress languages: preferably English, however Polish, Portuguese and Spanish can also be used (especially during parallel sessions).

The publication of the works in a Book of Abstracts (with ISBN) is foreseen as the Congress outcome.

The best works will be invited to be published - as a book chapter - by the prestigious publisher “Thomson Reuters” (7th  worldwide position in scientific publications) – an additional  payment      of 300,00€ - the guidelines for authors could be found on the eventwebsite.

Other works will be reviewed for possible publication in Scientific Journals associated with the event:

Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050) – special issue: Sustainable Cross-Border Cooperation: Common Planning, Policies, Strategies, Methods and Activities (Editors: Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Rui Alexandre Castanho, Luís Loures) – publication fee according to the price list

Regional Science Policy & Practice (ISSN 1757-7802) – special issue: New trends and Dynamics on Territorial Management and Governance (Editors: Rui Alexandre Castanho, Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Katarzyna Szczepańska-Woszczyna) – publication fee according to the price list

Forum Scientiae Oeconomia (ISSN 2300-5947), an international journal published in Poland, indexed in: EBSCO, ARIANTA, BazEkon, CEEOL, ERIH Plus, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, PBN - Polska Bibliografia Naukowa, DOAJ (accredited by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education – 7 points) no publication fees.

Revista Monfragüe Desarrollo Resiliente (ISSN 2340-5457) - the journal focuses on scientific works regarding the approach of resilience, as a more concrete approach than the traditional concept     of "Sustainability". Thus, the journal provides an open space of reflection and rigorous debate,     for those who intend to enter the study of the resilient development no publicationfees.

Congress participants shall cover the publishing costs and pay fees directly to the publishers after the paper has received positive reviews.

If the proposal is accepted and the participant cannot attend the event, it is possible to send the poster – still, the registration payment is required.

Accommodation costs are not included in the congress fee. Suggested accommodation:

Holiday Inn**** Dąbrowa Górnicza https://hidabrowa.pl/en/ booking - until places are empty, 15th April at latest

please contact with the hotel using e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.in the correspondence use the contact password: WSBUniversity

the prices: 229 pln single / 279 pln double

Pogoria Residence*** Dąbrowa Górnicza http://www.pogoriaresidence.pl/en/

booking - until places are empty, 15th April at latest

please contact with the hotel using its online booking system

in the correspondence use the contact password: WSBUniversity the prices: 179 pln single / 233 pln double

Suggested airports in Poland, with the best access to the congress venue: 

Katowice Airport https://www.katowice-airport.com/en/

Kraków Airport http://www.krakowairport.pl/en/

Warsaw Chopin Airport  https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/en/index.html

Chairpersons (contact persons)

Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Rui Alexandre Castanho, Julian Mora Aliseda 

e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hope to see you in Poland.

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