ABOUT

Location and languages

The conference will take place at Kauno Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences, Pramonės pr. 22A, Kaunas, Lithuania. Languages of the conference: Lithuanian, English, Russian.

The main goal

Promote scientific discussion and share ideas about the technological innovations, eco-innovations and technology-based entrepreneurship as drivers for economic growth and social change in regions.

The conference welcomes

Academic staff, professionals specializing in the fields of technology, medicine, regional economics and economic policies, doctoral students.

Scientific commitee

Dr. Sergej Ankuda, Belarus State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (Belarus)
​Dr. Goran Avlijaš, Singidunum University (Serbia)
Dr. Refael Barkan, Holon Institute of Technology (Israel)
Prof. dr. Lavinia Buruleanu, Valahia University of Targoviste (Romania)
Dr. Margarita Dancheva, College of Management, Trade and Marketing (Bulgaria)
Prof. dr. Andrejs Domkins, Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Institute (Latvia)
Dr. Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson, University of Akureyri, School of Business and Science, Iceland
Dr. Jana Ižvoltova, University of Zilina (Slovakia)
Dr. Guy Yoskovitz, Holon Institute of Technology (Israel)
Prof. dr. Afam Jideani, University of Venda (Republic of South Africa)
Dr. Žydrūnas Kavaliauskas, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Ingrida Kraujutienė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

Dr. Daiga Kunkulberga, Latvia University of Agriculture (Latvia)
Dr. Vaclovas Makūnas, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Romualdas Misius, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Lilyana Nacheva, Agricultural University – Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Dr. Viktorija Piščalkienė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Vilma Šipailaitė-Ramoškienė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Donatas Rekus, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Prof. dr. Marco Dalla Rosa, University of Bologna (Italy)
Dr. Irma Spūdytė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Eglė Stasiūnaitienė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Aušra Steponavičienė, Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
Dr. Оlga Sych, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine)

TOPICS

- innovative technologies, innovative cities and regions (in a line with economic, social, health and environmental transformations);

- (eco-) technological innovations (renewable energy, eco electronics, healthy nutrition, body ecology diet, family and community support systems, etc.) and change in a region;

- good practice of technology-based entrepreneurship (adoption of innovative technologies for company, industry development in a region and sustainable development in health care system).

Previous conferences articles: 2015 2016

SPEAKERS

Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson

University of Akureyri, School of Business and Science, Iceland

Refael Barkan (Barak),

Head of the HIT Research and Development Authority, researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Sciences, Israel.

Antonio Bechtle

Freelance Advertiser, Peru/Lithuania

Wilson Mugera Gitari

University of Venda, Republic of South Africa

PROGRAMME

09.00 – 10.00 REGISTRATION

10.00 – 10.10 Opening of the Conference
Dr. Mindaugas Misiūnas, Director of Kauno Kolegija / University of Applied Sciences
Simonas Kairys, Kaunas vice mayor

10.10 – 10.40 The Goals of Creation: the Fight behind Creativity and Technology
Antonio Wolfgang Bechtle, freelance advertiser, Lithuania

10.40 – 11.10 Digital Health: Big Data and IoT in Healthcare
Dr. Refael Barkan, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel

11.10 – 11.40 Design of Innovative Groundwater Treatment Materials for Use in Rural Households
Dr. Wilson Mugera Gitari, University of Venda, Republic of South Africa

11.40 – 12.10 International Financial Institutions: How They Can Contribute to the Transition to Clean Energy
Prof. dr. Hilmar Þór Hilmarsson, University of Akureyri, School of Business and Science, Iceland

12.10 – 12.30 Discussions

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.30 Paper session

15.30 – 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 – 16.00 Final plenary session


Full programme can be found here.

MODES OF PARTICIPATION

Paper presentations

15 minutes for the presentation are allocated. All paper presentations will be grouped into paper sessions. Each paper session will have a chair-person. Handouts before the conference are highly appreciated.

Presentations at the plenary session

These presentations are given by keynote speakers, who are invited by the Scientific Committee of the Conference and who are recognised specialists in the area. 20-30 minutes for the presentation are allocated.

Posters

Presentations of scientific work in a graphical form. At the time of poster presentation, at least one of the authors must be present.

Reasons to participate

Get inspired to start
Get confirmed to continue
Get motivated to change

INFORMATION

February 3, 2017

Registration and abstract submission deadline

February 24, 2017

Preliminary conference programme and paper submission deadline

April 4, 2017

Conference

Papers for publication in conference e-proceedings should submited here.

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