Leadership Conference 2020
Social, economic, and academic leadership (ICSEAL)

Call for papers

7th International Conference on Social, economic, and academic leadership (ICSEAL 2020)

7th-9th of July 2020, Prague (Czech Republic)

The 7th International Conference aims at bringing together researchers and stakeholders from the fields of business, economics, education, social sciences, psychology, behavioral sciences, pedagogy, and linguistics, as well as policy-makers responsible for the creation and maintenance of the sets of rules for the future sustainable development of 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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held in on-line format using WebEx Meetings platform.

The conference builds upon 6 previous successful conferences on the related topics held in Prague in 2017-2020. The materials of the 2018 conference were published as a book of proceedings by Atlantis Press and have been already indexed in Web of Science (see below). The materials of the previous similar 2019 thematic conference can be found here.

The 2020 7th ICSEAL conference will consist of 6 main Tracks:

  • Leadership in social life and popular culture
  • Leadership in business and economics
  • Leadership in education
  • Leadership in sustainable energy 
  • Leadership in digitalisation
  • Leadership in international relations and politics

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. Evgeny Lisin, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Russian Federation)

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

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

Conference Scientific Committee:

Prof. Elena Astachova, North-Caucasus Federal University (Russian Federation)

Prof. Inna Gryshova, National Scientific Center "Institute of Agrarian Economy"  (Ukraine)

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

Prof. Dr. Liudmila Kiseleva, Herzen State Pedagogical University, Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation)

Prof. Gregorz Mentel, Rzeszow University of Technology (Poland)

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

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

Assoc. Prof., Dr. Jing Wang, Shandong University (P.R. China)

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: 7th of June 2020 

Deadline for complete paper submission: 30th of September 2020

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 60 online and on-site qualification enhancement programmes and traineeships educating more than 3000 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: Plaská 622/3, 152 00 Prague, Czech Republic 

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