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2nd Call | The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance (28-31 May 2019, Poland)

2ndCall | The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management and Territorial Governance (28-31 May 2019, Poland) 

The International Congress on Sustainable Development, 

Public Management and Territorial Governance

WSB University, Faculty of Applied Sciences 
28-31 May 2019, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland

The International Congress on Sustainable Development, Public Management, and Territorial Governance are organized in cooperation: 
- WSB University, Poland
- University of Extremadura, Spain
- Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre, Portugal
- University of Madeira, Portugal 
- FISAT. 
The congress will take place between 28 and 31 May 2018, at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, 
WSB University, in Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland.

Working agenda:

28thMay 
Opening Ceremony & Gala Dinner (starting at 7 p.m.)

29thMay 
Plenary session,  parallel sessions (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), trip to Katowice, social dinner at 7 p.m.)

30thMay  
Parallel sessions, poster session (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), social dinner at 7 p.m.

31stMay 
Closing session, trip to Cracow with Gala Lunch (ending at 5 p.m.)

This event will explore the ongoing dynamic, emerging issues and future challenges regarding territorial governance and public management as well as the other fields of research that may have an influence on sustainable development. 

Contextually, several themes will be addressed, namely: Public Management; Territorial Governance and Strategies; Cross-Border Cooperation and Inter-Regional Cooperation; Inter-Organizational Cooperation; Sustainable Planning; Sustainable Development; Smart Cities; Biodiversity Policies and Strategies; Accessibility and Connectivity Transport Systems; Sustainable Tourism Management; Sustainable Culture Management; Renewables Energies; Circular and Green Economy; Environmental Rights and Legislation; Migratory fluxes - Strategies, Management and Planning.

Early registration should be open until February 17, 2019. However, late registration will be possible as well. The registration deadline is April 30, 2019. Registration forms should be sent to the following address www.wsb.edu.pl/congress (conference registration).   

Registration fees: Early Registration – 280,00 €; Late Registration – 350,00 €; Student (subject to confirmation) – 200,00 €.

The payment should be made by April 30, 2019 to the bank account: 

ING Bank Śląski S.A.; 40-086 KATOWICE UL.SOKOLSKA 34; Poland
IBAN / account number: PL 05 1050 1227 1000 0023 3028 9576

code BIC (SWIFT)  INGBPLPW

Transfer name: „Congress 2018” + the name of the participant

Abstracts and papers in English, Portuguese or Spanish should be submitted to the following 
e-mail address: 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Congress Scientific Committee, according to the adequacy of the contents of the Congress topics. Please submit an abstract of no more than 200 wordsPosters may also be submitted – the authors should use the specific format available on the congress website. The submission process will take place between November 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019. Successful applicants will be informed on a regular basis, no later than May 5, 2019. The deadline for full papers is May 24, 2019.

The publication of the works in a Book of Abstracts (with ISBN) is foreseen as the Congress outcome.

The best works will be invited to be published - as a book chapter - by the prestigious publisher “Thomson Reuters”(7thworldwide position in scientific publications) – an additional payment of
300,00€ - the guidelines for authors could be found on the event website.  

Other works will be reviewed for possible publication in Scientific Journals associated with the event:

Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050)– special issue: Sustainable Cross-Border Cooperation: Common Planning, Policies, Strategies, Methods and Activities(Editors: Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Rui Alexandre Castanho, Luís Loures) – publication fee according to the price list                    

Regional Science Policy & Practice(ISSN 1757-7802)– special issue: New trends and Dynamics on Territorial Management and Governance (Editors: Rui Alexandre Castanho, Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Katarzyna Szczepańska-Woszczyna) – publication fee according to the price list  

Forum Scientiae Oeconomia(ISSN 2300-5947), an international journal published in Poland, indexed in: EBSCO,  ARIANTA, BazEkon, CEEOL, ERIH Plus, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, PBN - Polska Bibliografia Naukowa, DOAJ (accredited by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education – 7 points) no publication fees. 

Revista Monfragüe Desarrollo Resiliente(ISSN 2340-5457) -the journal focuses on scientific works regarding the approach of resilience, as a more concrete approach than the traditional concept of
"Sustainability". Thus, the journal provides an open space of reflection and rigorous debate, 
for those who intend to enter the study of the resilient development no publication fees.

Congress participants shall cover the publishing costs and pay fees directly to the publishers after the paper has received positive reviews.

If the proposal is accepted and the participant cannot attend the event, it is possible to send the poster – still, the registration payment is required.

Accommodation costs are not included in the congress fee. 

Suggested accommodation

Holiday Inn**** Dąbrowa Górnicza https://hidabrowa.pl/en/
booking - until places are empty,  15thApril at latest
please contact with the hotel using e-mail: 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
in the correspondents use the contact password: WSBUniversity
the prices: 229 pln single / 279 pln double 

Pogoria Residence*** Dąbrowa Górnicza http://www.pogoriaresidence.pl/en/

booking - until places are empty,  15thApril at latest  

please contact with the hotel using its online booking system 

in the correspondence use the contact password: WSBUniversity

the prices: 179 pln single / 233 pln double 

Congress languages: preferably English, however Polish, Portuguese and Spanish can also be used (especially during parallel sessions).

Contact persons:

Joanna Kurowska-Pysz, Rui Alexandre Castanho, Julian Mora Aliseda
e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Hope to see you in Poland.

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