Sponsored  by The Institute of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (IEECA) and the University of Economics, Prague  --- 02-03 June 2016


Conference theme: The Challenges of Modern Management in Eastern Europe and Central Asia concentrates specifically on the business and management challenges faced within the region of the countries of the former Soviet Union, Warsaw Pact and Yugoslavia (Eastern Europe and Central Asia).

Registration and fees: 150 USD / 150 € (pre-registration). Interested participants must register no later than April 30, 2016 to benefit from this fee. Registration details, fee structure, and form are found on the Institute’s website:

Travel and accommodation: Packages including airfare, hotel, meals and other amenities are available from   For further information, please contact [log in to unmask]  Note that this service is provided from an organisation not related to either the Institute or the University.

Call for submissions: The call is open to all academicians, doctoral candidates as well as post-doctoral students. In addition, certified professionals such as accountants, lawyers, and project management practitioners are welcome to contribute. Submissions may comprise manuscripts, posters, annotated literature reviews, case studies, contributions to the extant body of knowledge. All materials must be in English (UK, Canada, US). Further details as to format are available from .

Topics of interest: The conference is composed of four tracks. A list of possible discussion themes are as follows:


Project Management

Management Practice and Theory

Process Excellence Management

Globalisation, Government, and Management


PM as Corporate Culture

Current trends in management

Lean management

Government intervention

Project Governance

Management models / organisations

Industries 4,0

Government and globalisation

International and Cross-Cultural PM

Corporate governance

Big data

TQM and public administration

Industry specific PM

Teaching management

ISO 9001 2015

Procurement management

Stakeholder Management

Building management culture

Quality management systems

Globalisation trends

Risk Management

Responsible management



EVM practical applications

Role modelling

Facility management

Managing globalisation

Time development

Gender and management

Supply chain management

Governance and ethics

Country-specific PM methodologies

Country-specific trends


Transitional economies

Behavioural competencies

Organisational trauma

Occupational safety

Management practice in government

Teaching PM at the university level

Group process facilitation

Internet and Things

Legal dimensions

Conference proceedings and publications: The university will publish the conference proceedings.  Selected manuscripts will be accepted for publication in the October 2016 issue of double-blind, peer-refereed JEECAR journal, assumed that revised and completed papers will be received by September 1, 2016. One copy of the printed journal will be provided free of charge to the authors who attend the Prague Conference in person.

Conference Agenda: Upon arrival at the Conference venue all participants will receive a Welcome Kit that will contain a detailled agenda and itinerary. Two tracks will be offered in parallel during each of the morning and afternoon sessions over the two days. Tracks will be supplemented through panel discussions, guest speakers, and presentations.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: No matter the type of submission (manuscript, poster, case study, etc.), the deadline is March 4, 2016. Contributors will be contacted prior to the end of March as to the suitability of their work and respect of the following criteria. The work:

o             coincides with the mandate of the Institute;

o             is relative to the theme and nature of the conference as stipulated in the Conference theme;

o             is relative to one of the conference tracks and

o             follows the accepted guidelines of academic integrity or if a professional contribution, industry-specific ethics.

Once evaluated and if revisions are required, final submissions are required no later than April 15, 2016.

Submissions are to be forwarded to Dr. Richard Brunet-Thornton at [log in to unmask]


Further information: Please contact either of the conference co-chairs for further information:

For the University of Economics, Prague: Dr. Richard Brunet-Thornton: [log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]

For the Institute of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (IEECA) and the Journal (JEECAR): Dr. Nikolay Megits: [log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]



Odborný asistent CSc. / Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)

Katedra management (Department of Management)

RB 457

Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze

University of Economics, Prague

École des Hautes Études commerciales de Prague

náměstí Winstona Churchilla 4

130 67 Praha 3 - Žižkov  Česká republika - Czech Republic