We are pleased to announce the 9th edition of BASIQ International Conference on “New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption” – BASIQ 2023, which will be hosted by the “Ovidius” University of Constanța - Faculty of Economic Sciences, Romania, between Juney 8th and June 10th, 2023.

 This year’s edition is jointly organized by the following institutional partners: BASIQ Association; “Ovidius” University of Constanța - Faculty of Economic Sciences; Bucharest University of Economic Studies - Faculty of Business and Tourism; 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.

Contributors are strongly advised to emphasize the significance of their research findings from a broader international and global perspective, even when their work focuses on specific geographies or cultures.

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 (extended deadline):

15 April 2023 - Full paper submission

11 May 2023 - Notification of paper acceptance to authors

23 May 2023 - Conference fee payment


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