15th International Conference at
Brno University of Technology,
Faculty of Business and Management
May 28-29, 2015, Brno, Czech Republic
Conference Theme:
“Perspectives of Business
and Entrepreneurship Development“
Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering
from the Academic and Practitioners Views
The honorary patronage over the conference took the dean of Faculty of Business and
Management, Brno University of Technology Ass. prof. Ing. et Ing. Stanislav Škapa, Ph.D.
Conference Goal:
The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique platform to facilitate the exchange
of leading ideas among academics and practitioners in the field for effective advancement
of knowledge in the field of economic, management, finance and system engineering from the
perspective of challenges to business and entrepreneurships. This will be achieved through multidisciplinary presentations and discussions of current problems and conditions of business and
entrepreneurships in the Europe and the World.
Major highlights of the conference would be creating of the platform for network
and communication with distinguished entrepreneurs, managers and traders. Doing Business
in the Czech Republic - presentations by business persons.
We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all
functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship. (information for the authors
see on conference website).
This conference will feature competitive papers, plenary session, poster and panel sessions.
Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind review process and will be published in the
refereed Conference proceedings „Selected papers: Perspectives of Business and
Entrepreneurship Development: Economic, Management, Finance and System Engineering from
the Academic and Practioners Views“ which will be applied for covering by abstracting/indexing
services: Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI).
Program Committee:
Prof. Artur Bartosik (Kielce University of Technology, Poland)
Prof. Massimo Bianchi (Universita di Bologna, Italy)
Prof. Jose Carlos Casillas Bueno (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)
Prof. Mirko Dohnal (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Prof. Petr Dostál (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Prof. Elina Gaile-Sarkane (Riga University of Technology, Latvia)
Ass. prof. Lidia Galabova (Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria)
Prof. Romualdas Ginevičius (Vinius Gediminas University, Lithuania
Prof. Michal Greguš (Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic)
Prof. Krzysztof Grysa (Kielce University of Technology, Poland)
Prof. Josef Hynek (Univerzity Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)
Ass. prof. Reiji Yamanaka (Globis University, Japan)
Dr. Arvid C. Johnson (University of St. Francis, USA)
Prof. Jaroslav Kita (University of Economics Bratislava, Slovak Republic)
Prof. Jiří Kraft (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
Prof. Alena Kocmanová (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Prof. Natalja Lace (Riga University of Technology, Latvia)
Prof. Hana Lošťáková (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
Ass. prof. Tomáš Meluzín (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Prof. Augustin Muresan (Gheorghe Asachi Technical University Iasi, Romania)
Prof. Zdeněk Molnár (The University of Economics, Czech Republic)
Prof. Jürgen Mühlbacher (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)
Prof. Bronius Neverauskas (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)
Dr. David J. Pollard (Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom)
Ass.prof. Tatjana Põlajeva (Tallinn University of Technology)
Ass. prof. Jan Pour (The University of Economics, Czech Republic)
Prof. Maria Režňáková (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Prof. Žaneta Simanaviciene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)
Ass. prof. Anna Soulsby (Notingham University, United Kingdom)
Prof. Jelena Stankevieciene (Vilnius Gediminas University, Lithuania)
Prof. Grazina Startiene (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania)
Ass.prof.Anna Svirina (Kazan State Technical University, Russian Federation)
Ass. prof. Iveta Šimberová (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Ass. prof. Stanislav Škapa (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Ass.prof. Tomáš Šubrt (Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic)
Prof. János Vecsenyi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungaria)
Ass. prof. Robert Zich (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Further Publication Opportunities:
On the basis of agreed cooperation with editors of the scientific journals will be of qualitative
contributions offered the opportunity to publish their extended versions in journals indexed
in reputable databases:
Trends Economics and Management (Czech Republic) (ISSN 1802 8527).
Business: Theory and Practice (Lithuania) (print ISSN 1648-0627, online ISSN 1822-4202).
Journal of Business Economics and Management (Lithuania) (print ISSN 1611-1699, online
ISSN 2029-4433).
Journal of Systems Integration (Czech Republic) (online ISSN 1804-2716, print ISSN 1210-9479).
Systémová integrace (Czech Republic) (print ISSN 1214-6242).
Economics and Business (Latvia) (ISSN 2255-875)
Engineering Economics (Lithuania) (print ISSN 1392-2785, online ISSN 2029-5839).
Economics and Management (Lithuania) (print ISSN 1822-6515, online ISSN 2029-9338).
Business, Management and Education (Lithuania) (print ISSN 2029-7491, online ISSN 2029-6169)
Conference fee:
Conference participation fee – EUR 180 (Early Birds EUR 150)
Conference participation fee for PhD students – EUR 100 (Early Birds EUR 75)
Fee paid by accompanying persons – EUR 75 (Early Birds EUR 50)
Coordinator of Conference Programme Committee
ass.prof. Ing. Alena Kocmanová, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Conference Organisation Committee
ass.prof. PhDr. Iveta Šimberová, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Relations with the Businesses and Entrepreneurs
Ing. Jiří Kříž, Ph.D.
Important Dates:
Registration: by February 6, 2015
Abstract submission: by February 6, 2015
Notification of abstract acceptance: by February 28, 2015
Paper submission: by March 16, 2015
Notification of paper acceptance: by April 15, 2015
Payment of the participation fee:
by April 30, 2015 (Early Birds - by March 27, 2015)
Announcement of an in-depth conference program: by May 20, 2015
Meeting at the conference: May 28-29, 2015
Information - contact address:
Mgr. Zuzana Šimberová
Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Business and Management
Kolejní 2906/4, 612 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Phone: + 420 541 14 2 508
E-mail: [email protected]
May 28-29, 2015
Brno, Czech Republic

“Perspectives of Business and Entrepreneurship