Leadership Conference 2018
2nd International conference "Entrepreneurial and sustainable academic leadership" (ESAL2018)

Call for papers

2nd International Conference "Entrepreneurial and sustainable academic leadership" (ESAL2018)

13th-14th of September 2018, Prague (Czech Republic)

2nd International Conference "Entrepreneurial and sustainable academic leadership" (ESAL2018) aims at bringing together entrepreneurs, academics, researchers and policy-makers from the fields of business, economics, education, social sciences, psychology and behavioral sciences, pedagogy and linguistics responsible for the creation and maintenance of the sets of rules for the future sustainable development of entrepreneurial and academic leadership.

The conference will offer a wide range of novel keynote speeches, paper presentations, and poster presentations, as well as several roundtables, seminars, and workshops.

The conference builds upon the 1st International Conference on the related topics held in Prague in September 2017. The materials of the 2017 conference were printed as a book of proceedings by Springer Nature group and are available here.

The ESAL2018 conference is comprised of 3 main Tracks:

  • Entrepreneurial leadership 
  • Sustainable leadership
  • Academic leadership

Conference organizer: Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement

Conference Chair: Prof. Wadim Strielkowski, Director of the Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement, Professor of the Prague Business School (Czech Republic), and Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley (United States).

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Yuriy Bilan, Ph.D., University of Szczecin (Poland) and Tomas Bata University (Czech Republic)

Prof. Wadim Strielkowski, Ph.D., Prague Institute for Qualification Enhancement, Prague Business School (Czech Republic) and University of California, Berkeley (United States)

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

Dr. Cezary Kwiatkowski, Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw (Poland)   

Conference Scientific Committee:

Prof. Anatoly Shishkin, Plekhanov State University of Economics, Moscow (Russian Federation)

Prof. Nino Durglishvili, Tbilisi State University (Georgia)

Dr. Grzegorz Mentel, Rzeszow University of Technology, Rzeszow (Poland)

Prof. Jose Niño-Amézquita, Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnologica de Colombia (Colombia)

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

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

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

Guidelines for papers: 

After rigorous peer review, all papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be published by Springer in March 2019 in the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics and submitted for indexation to Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index (Web of Science Core Collection). The link to the previous Springer Conference Proceedings book can be found here

All conference papers intended for the book of proceedings should be original and plagiarism-free (the fact will be checked using PlagScan software). Recommended length: 6-8 pages. The paper template is available below:

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: 30th of August 2018

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 

For more information please e-mail the Conference organizers at: info@prizk.cz