Preliminary Conference Programme

Monday, November 12th 2018

15:00 - 16:00 Registration
16:00 - 18.30 Opening Plenary Session with Keynote Speakers

16:00 - 16:45
[Online invited lecture]

Prof. Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, President of Global Research Alliance, India
Mind the Market Place: On Building World Class Innovation Ecosystem

16:45 - 17:30
[Invited lecture]

Prof. Dr. Rasto Ovin, Dean of the DOBA Business School Maribor, Slovenia
How long has the time for a utilitarian university actually been here?

17:30 - 18:15
[Online invited lecture]

David Taylor, General Director of Businet, global business educational network, United Kingdom
Dark Tourism - an insight

18:30 Reception and networking


Tuesday, November 13th 2018

9:30 - 13:00 Introductory Plenary Session with Keynote Speakers
9:30 - 10:15
[Introductory invited online lecture] 

Prof. Dr. R. Edward Freeman, Professor of strategy, ethics, and entrepreneurship, author of the stakeholder theory, Darden School of the University of Virginia, USA

Innovation and the New Story of Business

 10:15 - 11:00
[Introductory invited lecture] 

Prof. M. Arch. Peter Gabrijelčič, Professor Emeritus, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Architecture, Slovenia, Innovations as a product of artistic and scientific research

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15
[Introductory invited lecture] 
Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Kristina Potočnik, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, Business School, United Kingdom
What Works in Creativity and Innovation: Some Key Lessons from Eight Years of Research
12:15 - 13:00
[Introductory invited lecture] 
Assist. Prof. Dr.  Žaneta Trajkoska, Director of the Institute of Communication Studies, Skopje, Macedonia
Who killed the truth – politics, journalism or PR?
13:00 - 14:30  Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:30
Parallel Panel Sessions

PANEL I: International Business and Economy / Management of Smart Cities / Management in Tourism

PANEL II: Management in Social Services / Online Education and Research Collaboration

PANEL III: Public Relations, Social Media and Marketing

17:00 8th International Scientific Conference Wrap up
18:00 Guided tour of Maribor
20:00 Dinner (cancelled due to unsufficient applications)


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