Social, Business, and Academic Leadership Conference 2019
4th International Conference on Social, business, and academic leadership (ICSBAL 2019)

Call for papers

4th International Conference on Social, Business, and Academic Leadership (ICSBAL 2019) 

21st-22nd of June 2019, Prague (Czech Republic)

The 4th International Conference aims at bringing together researchers and stakeholders from the fields of social sciences and humanities, business, economics, psychology, behavioral sciences, pedagogy, linguistics,  education, academic policies, as well as policy-makers responsible for the creation and maintenance of the sets of rules for the future sustainable development of social sphere, business, and education.

The conference will offer a wide range of keynote speeches, oral presentations, and poster presentations, as well as round tables and workshops.

The conference builds upon the 3rd thematic conference on the related topics held in Prague in March 2019. The materials of the 2019 conference were published as a book of proceedings by Atlantis Press and can be found here.

The 2019 ICSBAL conference consists of 5 main Tracks:

  • Leadership as a social and cultural paradigm
  • Leadership in business
  • Leadership in education
  • Leadership in energy economics and policy
  • Leadership in international relations

Conference organizer: Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement

Conference Chair: Prof. Wadim Strielkowski, Director of the Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement and Professor of Prague Business School (Czech Republic). 

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Anetta Zielińska, Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw (Poland)  

Prof. Wadim Strielkowski, Ph.D., Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement and Prague Business School (Czech Republic) 

Conference Scientific Committee:

Prof., Dr. Manuela Tvaronavičienė, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania)   

Prof. Aida Guliyeva, Azerbaijan State University of Economics (Azerbaijan) 

Prof. Dr. Liudmila Kiseleva, Herzen State Pedagogical University, Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation) and School of Economics of Qufu Normal University (People's Republic of China )

Dr. Jing Wang, Shandong University (People's Republic of China) 

Prof. Jose Niño-Amézquita, Franciscan University of San Buenaventura, Bogota (Colombia)  

Prof. Svetlana Kalyugina, North-Caucasus Federal University (Russian Federation)

Prof. Mihaela Simionescu, Institute of Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy, Bucharest (Romania)


Guidelines for papers: All papers should be original and plagiarism-free (the fact will be checked using PlagScan software). Recommended length: 6-8 pages (Times New Roman 10, single-spaced). Papers should be prepared in English. Please download the paper template below.

The accepted papers will be published in Conference Proceedings by Atlantis Press. All papers will be peer-reviewed by independent reviewers (double blind peer-review). The Conference organizers reserve the right not to accept any paper for publication in the Conference Book of Proceedings in case it does not meet the formal criteria or does not pass the peer review.

Conference fee: 300 EUR

Deadline for conference registration: 15th of June 2019 

Deadline for complete paper submission: 20th August 2019

Registration guidelines: Please send the conference registration form (available for download below) with your personal details and the title and the abstract of your presentation to info@prizk.cz 

Conference participation:

  • Full conference participation with oral presentation: digital copy of conference book of proceedings; conference program; conference certificate; participation in all conference activities; conference materials; coffee/tea breaks.
  • Full conference participation with poster presentation: digital copy of conference book; conference program; conference certificate; participation in all conference activities; conference materials, coffee/tea breaks.
  • Full participation for accompanying person: conference program; conference certificate; participation in all conference activities;coffee/tea breaks.

Biographical note: 

Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement (PRIZK) is a private, for-profit educational institution accredited by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (www.prizk.cz). It is entitled to run certified courses (level 5) for teachers and lecturers.

PRIZK was established in 2015 and since then it organized more than 30 qualification enhancement programmes and traineeships educating more than 2500 lecturers, professors, researchers and students from Azerbaijan, Colombia, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and Russian Federation. Apart from schooling and educational activities, it organizes international conferences, acts as a publishing house, and as an independent think-tank and consultancy.

Conference venue: Palace of Nadace pro rozvoj architektury a stavitelství (Nadace ABF), Václavské nám. 833/31, 110 00, Prague, Czech Republic, URL: https://www.abf-nadace.cz 

Contact e-mail: info@prizk.cz

Contact person: Professor Wadim Strielkowski, managing director of the Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement, e-mail: strielkowski@prizk.cz