We are pleased to announce the 8th edition of BASIQ International Conference on “New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption” – BASIQ 2022, which will be hosted by the Institute of Secondary Vocational Teacher Education - University College of Teacher Education Styria in Graz, Austria, between May 25th and May 27th, 2022.

Despite uncertainties regarding international travel conditions, we plan to adopt a hybrid conference format, combining activities with physical presence in Graz with online activities.

 This year’s edition is jointly organized by the following institutional partners: BASIQ Association; the Institute of Secondary Vocational Teacher Education - University College of Teacher Education Styria; the Faculty of Business and Tourism of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies; Amfiteatru Economic Journal.

BASIQ International Conference aims at exploring the impact of the most recent transformations in business and consumer behavior on the economy and society. Within the scope of the conference, organizers invite contributions on the following main topics:

  • socio-demographic trends; imagine and anticipate the societal future
  • constructing modern knowledge: competency-based education and new ways of capacity building
  • technological and social innovation for sustainable business
  • energy transitioning to sustainability
  • travel and tourism resilience and sustainability challenges
  • regional innovation for sustainable development
  • value creation for businesses and consumers through innovative business models; new forms of market interaction, open innovation and collaborative networks

Interdisciplinary and cross section contributions are also welcomed.

Important deadlines:

27 March 2022 - Full paper submission

25 April 2022 - Notification of paper acceptance to authors

6 May 2022 - Conference fee payment