The conference was held in the Chateau Petrovice (Petrovice u Karviné) under the auspice of the rector of Silesian University in Opava Assoc. Prof. Pavel Tuleja and the dean of Silesian University in Opava, School of Business Administration in Karvina Prof. Daniel Stavárek, with financial support of the European Structural and Investment Funds, Operational Programme Research, Development and Education.
For three days, more than seventy participants discussed the issues of the economic and social spheres not only in Europe. Keynote speakers at the plenary session presented interesting and widely discussed topics in the field of effects of pandemic on human resources management (Prof. Pelin Kanten from Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi, Turkey), digitalization of agriculture (Dr. Ainur Abdrazakova from Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Repubic of Kazakhstan) or the issue of fiscal policy in the Czech Republic (Dr. Mojmir Hampl from Czech Fiscal Council).
In the following parallel sections, the issues of the labor market, financial markets, social benefits, distribution of pensions or cohesion policy, etc. were also lively discussed. Informal discussions then continued until the evenings.
Thanks thus belong not only to the actively involved participants of the conference, but also to the organising team, which took care of the smooth and undisturbed course of the conference. Full photo galery can be found here.
We hope that this conference was stimulating and beneficial for all participants and they participate again in the coming years.