INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON “SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT of DEVELOPING and EMERGING ECONOMIES”

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

This interdisciplinary workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss the post pandemic opportunities in various sectors of developing and emerging economies. As sustainability has become a focus of many industries during the pandemic and it is promoted by supra-governmental organisations as well as governments of developed countries. With the COP26 behind us, this workshop will provide a platform to discuss both theoretical developments and practical applications of a wider range of concepts such as circular economy, new green deals etc. based on Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.

 

WORKSHOP TOPICS

Although a wider range of topics relevant to Sustainable Development Goals are welcome, the workshop would mainly focus on:

– Sustainable development goals for 2030 and their economic impact.

– European Union’s sustainable strategies and the potential consequences for countries around the Mediterranean Sea.

– How to achieve circular economy in post pandemic era

– Green Supply Chain approaches

– Exploring alternative climate friendly production and consumption approaches using latest available technologies

– Renewable Energy systems in local and regional context

– Sustainable and smart cities

– Ecosystems management in local and regional context

– Sustainable tourism in post pandemic era

– Collaboration and policy development for a sustainable future

 

ORGANISATION

The workshop will be jointly organised by

1) International Network for Economic Research (INFER)

2) School of Business at Coventry University in Egypt at The Knowledge Hub Universities (TKH)

The International Network for Economic Research is a German non-profit international scientific organization that stimulates research and research networking in all fields of economics through international workshops and conferences. Researchers and practitioners from all fields of economics are welcomed as INFER members. Universities or research centres can join INFER as institutional members. INFER also aims to become a dissemination partner for large research projects. More information at www.infer-research.net.

EVENT VENUE

The workshop will take place on the Knowledge Hub Universities campus in the New Administrative Capital in Cairo/Egypt (www.tkh.edu.eg). Both online and onsite presentation is available.

REGISTRATION

The registration fees for presenting and non-presenting are as follows:

onsite online
INFER member €50 €0
non-INFER members €100 €50

For an onsite event, the workshop venue will be on campus, but catering will be provided by third party.

Registration and payment preferably trough the INFER website. Please register on the INFER website (www.infer-research.net). Payment can be done on the website via via PayPal; please note you don’t need an paypal account and can also pay by credit or debit card. You can also use the same website to become an INFER member. An invoice with payment acknowledgement will be send to you automatically.

Alternatively, payment can be done by e-mail and bank transfer. Start in the transfer reference with your last name and Cairo 2022. INFERs bank account is with HypoVereinsbank, Germany, Bank: HypoVereinsbank IBAN: DE33545201943020219997, Swift (BIC): HYVEDEMM483. Please announce the transfer to treasurer (treasurer@infer.info) by mail about the payment. If you need an invoice to proceed a payment, please ask in good time before the registration deadline.

The registration will be on the INFER website (www.infer-research.net). Registration by 20 August 2022.

PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES

All abstracts and papers will be published in the edited workshop proceedings and made available post-symposium online and in print. 

SUBMISSION OF PAPERS  

Full papers or abstracts may be submitted, either in Word or PDF format. Papers should be submitted to:

Prof Christian Richter via Email: christian.richter@tkh.edu.eg

Deadline for abstract or paper submission is 15th of July 2022.

Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. We will confirm receipt of your submission.

All submitted papers will be peer reviewed according to a high-quality and fast referee process. You will receive an e-mail indicating whether your paper is accepted for presentation at the workshop before 1st August 2022.

Paper presenters are expected to discuss one other paper during the workshop. The discussant assignments will be made by the workshop organizers at a later date. As the workshop intends to build a network in this research area, participation is welcome even without paper contributions.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

1)  Dr Marina Wes, World Bank Country Director for Egypt, Yemen, and Djibouti

2) Prof Dr Joshua Aizenman, University of Southern California

3) Dr Shima Barakat, Director, Entrepreneurship for Sustainability Programme, University of Cambridge

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

  • Prof Dr Christian Richter (Coventry University at TKH, Egypt)
  • Prof Dr Sahar Attia (Cairo University, Egypt)
  • Prof Dr Semra Atabay (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nisa Mencet (Akdeniz University, Turkey)
  • Prof Dr Josep-Maria Arauzo-INFER, Carod (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr Dimitrios Paparas (INFER, Harper Adams University, UK)
  • Prof Dr Andreea Stoian (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)
  • Dr Kirsten Stevens (Coventry University, UK)

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

The local organizing committee will make hotel recommendations available in due course. The local organizing committee will also provide transport from the hotels to the campus in the New Capital.

Corona restrictions may vary until the date of the venue. Currently, travelers to Egypt need to show a vaccination document with a WHO approved vaccine. Please check out Egypt Covid 19 Travel Restrictions (ivisa.com) or your embassy’s webpage.

We will also organize a social event with visits to the pyramids and other tourist attractions depending on interest. This event would come at an extra cost.

 

You can find the Call for papers: Here!

 

Event Schedule Details

  • 06/09/2022
    08:00 - 20:00

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