ICESS 2019 Keynote speakers

We are pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Tilokie Depoo – Chief Academic Officer & Dean, School for Business, Metropolitan College of New York (USA)

Tilokie DepooDr. Tilokie Depoo is a strategic visionary, knowledgeable and experienced leader in building and managing effective multi-site education programs. His entrepreneurial insights offer fiscal practicality to harness and produce balanced curricula serving several pedagogical needs and delivery modalities. Dr. Depoo has over twenty years of corporate experience, including a diversified professional background in international and domestic business. While working in the corporate world he maintained close contact with academia and has over 18 years’ experience in higher education in both teaching and administration. Currently, he is Chief Academic Officer (CAO) at Metropolitan College of New York. He holds a title of Professor within the School for Business. He has specific responsibility for the development and implementation of the College’s strategic plans, student learning outcomes as well as innovation in programs and modality. Born in Guyana, Dr. Depoo attended junior high school in Manhattan and F.K. Lane High School in Brooklyn, completed his undergraduate work in economics at Long Island University, Brooklyn, and earned a master’s degree in economics from New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Lynn University in Florida. Prior to his full-time move to academia from corporate, Dr. Depoo worked in strategic planning, venture development, financial analysis, market research, business development and product development for international and domestic companies including Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lever Brothers, the New York Daily News, HKCL, NexxtHealth and Fidelis Care New York. In his most recent corporate position he served as Director of Strategic Planning at Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, which provides affordable health coverage to children and adults throughout New York State. In addition, he has served as a Management Advisor in a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) funded position. Dr. Depoo serves on several for-profit and non-profit boards including the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), where he also chairs the Risk Management committee. Complementing his management and administrative accomplishments, Dr. Depoo maintains research interests in the area of international labor migration and the brain drain in third world countries. He has co-authored two books: A practical Guide to Microeconomics (2007) and the East Indian Diaspora (1993). Additionally, he has published several articles on the brain drain including Guyana’s Brain Drain and Implications for Economics Development (2007).

  • Prof. Winfried Pohlmeier – University of Konstanz (Germany)

 Winfried PohlmeierWinfried Pohlmeier studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Konstanz and Princeton University. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Mannheim, followed by post-doctoral work as a John F. Kennedy Fellow at Havard University. In 1994 he received the venia legendi for Economics and Econometrics from the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim. In the same year he became professor of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Konstanz. Pohlmeier served as an editor and associate editor of several international journals. He is a research associate at the Center of Finance and Econometrics (CoFE), senior research fellow at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) and the Center of Advance Studies of Collective Behaviour (CASCB). His main areas of research are financial econometrics, microeconometrics and machine learning.

  • Prof. Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans – Sciences Po Toulouse (France)

Jean-Michel Eymeri-DouzansProfessor Jean-Michel EYMERI-DOUZANS is a French high-level academic and international expert in Public Administration and EU Governance. A graduate from Sciences Po Paris (1990), he took his PhD from the Sorbonne (1999). Since his secondment as French Representative at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht, NL in 1999-2001, he has worked extensively for the European Commission as an expert, trainer, conference rapporteur, evaluator, both in Brussels and in Candidate and Neighbor Countries as short term expert in many Twinning Projects (the latest being currently in Albania). In France, he has been Chairman of the scientific council of DGAFP, the DG for the Civil Service, in the Ministry for Civil Service, Paris, and works regularly for the ENA (National School of Administration). He now chairs European Group for Public Administration’s PSG n° XVII « Sociology of the State: Reforms & Resilience », and has recently joined the Steering Committee of EGPA. A specialist of the process of government at the top and the national coordination of EU policy-making as well as of HRM in the Civil Service, he has authored many books.

ICESS 2019 Committees

HONORARY COMMITTEE

ISTUDOR Nicolae, Ph.D. – Rector, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania – Conference President

DUMITRESCU Dalina, Ph.D. – Vice-Rector, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania – Conference Vice President

PROFIROIU Marius Constantin, Ph.D. – Vice-Rector, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania – Conference Vice President

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

ABYRE Asmaa, Ph.D. - University Ibn Tofail, Morocco

AHMAD Burhan, Ph.D. - Centre for foreign relations, Tanzania

AJIN R S - Kerala State Disaster Management Authority, India

AKINFOLARIN Akinwale Victor, Ph.D. - Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

ALDEA Anamaria, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

BÂRĂ Adela, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

BODEA Constanța, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

BOITAN Iustina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

BUSMACHIU Eugenia, Ph.D. - Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Chisinau

CÂMPEANU Emilia, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

CHAUDHARY Monica, Ph.D. - Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India

CHICIUDEAN Gabriela, Ph.D. - University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania

CICEA Claudiu, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

CIUREA Maria, Ph.D. - University of Petrosani, Romania

CONSTANTIN Daniela-Luminiţa, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

COVEI Dragoş, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DIEACONESCU (ŢARŢAVULEA) Ramona Iulia, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DIMA Adriana, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DUMITRESCU Dalina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DUMITRESCU Diana, Ph.D. - West University of Timisoara, Romania

DUMITRU Ionel, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

FANEA IVANOVICI Mina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

FELEAGĂ Liliana, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

GAGHMAN Abdulghnai Abdullah - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

GANDHI Arfive, Ph.D. - School of Creative Technology Bina Nusantara Bandung, Indonesia

GAVRILA-PAVEN Ionela, Ph.D. - 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Romania

GONGETA Sanja, Ph.D. - College of Applied Sciences Lavoslav Ružička in Vukovar, Croatia

GOSCHIN Zizi, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

HARUN Hanifah Musa Fathullah, Ph.D. - Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, Malaysia

ILEA Marioara - University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania

IONAŞCU Ion, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ISTUDOR Nicolae, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

JAGANATHAN Mathivannan, Ph.D. - Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

JIANU Ionel - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

JIANU Iulia, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

JOHANN Maria - Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

KOUBAA Salah, Ph.D. - Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco

MOISE Daniel, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

MOUSSA Amr, Ph.D. - Cairo University, Egypt

MUJTABA Asad Muhammad, Ph.D. - Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia

MUŞETESCU Radu, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

NILPLUB Chartaya, Ph.D. - Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Thailand

NJOROGE Rose, Ph.D. - Kenyatta University, Kenya

PANAIT Mirela, Ph.D. - Petroleum-Gas University, Romania

PARASCHIV Dorel Mihai, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PĂTĂRLĂGEANU Simona Roxana, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PATIL Shashikant, Ph.D. - SVKMS NMIMS Mumbai, India

PĂUN Cristian, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PELĂU Corina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PEREIRA Elisabeth, Ph.D. - University of Aveiro, Portugal

PLEŞEA Doru, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

POLURU Ramesh, Ph.D. - The INCLEN Trust International, India

POPA Florin Marius - National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

POPESCU Claudia, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

POPESCU Ioana Cecilia, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

POTCOVARU Ana-Mădălina - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PROFIROIU Alina Georgiana, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PROFIROIU Marius Constantin, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

RĂDULESCU Carmen Valentina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

RĂILEANU Vasile, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

RAO Sana, Ph.D. - Xiamen University

RAUF Farhan Abdul, Ph.D. - Our Own Public Health Institute (OOPHI), Pakistan

RAUT Asutosh Chaurasiya - Adarsha Secondary School, Biratnagar, Nepal

RODINO Steliana - National Institute for Research and Development for Biological Sciences, Romania

ROMAN Mihai, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SABIE Oana Matilda, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SALEHI Nader, Ph.D. - Islamic Azad University (IAU), Iran

SÂRBU Roxana, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ŞERBAN Daniela, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SERPA Sandro - University of the Azores, Portugal

SHAKIL Ahmed Abu, Ph.D. - Leading University, Bangladesh

SHARMA Eliza, Ph.D. - Calorx Teachers' University, India

SHRESTHA Prabin Shrestha - Tri Chandra Multiple Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal

SILBERBERG Roi, Ph.D. - University of Haifa, Israel

SIMION Cezar-Petre, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SIMIONESCU Liliana, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SINGUN Amando Jr., Ph.D. - Higher College of Technology, Oman

SMEUREANU Ion, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

STANCU Stelian, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

STRAT Vasile, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SUCIU George, Ph.D. - Beia Consult International, Romania

SUCIU Martha Cristina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SURY S. Michael, Ph.D. - University of Texas, SUA

THINH Hoang, Ph.D. – England

THIRUMENI Thambidurai, Ph.D. - Grian Technologies Pvt Ltd, India

TRIPON Cristina, Ph.D. - University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania

TROJANOWSKA Hanna, Ph.D. - Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

VEGHEŞ Călin, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

VIRTOP Sorin Avram - Constantin Brâncuși University, Romania

VOICU-DOROBANȚU Roxana - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

VOLINTIRU Clara, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ZAMFIR Andreea, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

Conference Coordinator: ZAMFIR Andreea, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

 

ALEXOAEI Alina, Ph.D.  – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

BODISLAV Alexandru, Ph.D.  – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DIMA Adriana, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

DUMITRESCU Dalina, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

KAILANI Camelia, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

LAZĂR Valentin – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

MIRCEA Marinela, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

MOHANU Floarea, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

MUREŞAN Laura Mihaela, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

NECHITA Elena, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

PLOAE Cătălin, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

POPESCU Ioana Cecilia, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

POTCOVARU Ana-Mădălina, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ROŞCA Vlad, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

SIMIONESCU Liliana, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

STRĂCHINARU Adina, Ph.D. - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ŞERBAN-OPRESCU Anca Teodora, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ZAHARIA Alina, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

ZAMFIR Andreea, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania - Conference Coordinator

ZGURĂ Daniel, Ph.D. – The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

Keynote speakers

We are pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Tilokie Depoo – Chief Academic Officer & Dean, School for Business, Metropolitan College of New York (USA)

Tilokie DepooDr. Tilokie Depoo is a strategic visionary, knowledgeable and experienced leader in building and managing effective multi-site education programs. His entrepreneurial insights offer fiscal practicality to harness and produce balanced curricula serving several pedagogical needs and delivery modalities. Dr. Depoo has over twenty years of corporate experience, including a diversified professional background in international and domestic business. While working in the corporate world he maintained close contact with academia and has over 18 years’ experience in higher education in both teaching and administration. Currently, he is Chief Academic Officer (CAO) at Metropolitan College of New York. He holds a title of Professor within the School for Business. He has specific responsibility for the development and implementation of the College’s strategic plans, student learning outcomes as well as innovation in programs and modality. Born in Guyana, Dr. Depoo attended junior high school in Manhattan and F.K. Lane High School in Brooklyn, completed his undergraduate work in economics at Long Island University, Brooklyn, and earned a master’s degree in economics from New York University. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Lynn University in Florida. Prior to his full-time move to academia from corporate, Dr. Depoo worked in strategic planning, venture development, financial analysis, market research, business development and product development for international and domestic companies including Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lever Brothers, the New York Daily News, HKCL, NexxtHealth and Fidelis Care New York. In his most recent corporate position he served as Director of Strategic Planning at Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan, which provides affordable health coverage to children and adults throughout New York State. In addition, he has served as a Management Advisor in a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) funded position. Dr. Depoo serves on several for-profit and non-profit boards including the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), where he also chairs the Risk Management committee. Complementing his management and administrative accomplishments, Dr. Depoo maintains research interests in the area of international labor migration and the brain drain in third world countries. He has co-authored two books: A practical Guide to Microeconomics (2007) and the East Indian Diaspora (1993). Additionally, he has published several articles on the brain drain including Guyana’s Brain Drain and Implications for Economics Development (2007).

  • Prof. Winfried Pohlmeier – University of Konstanz (Germany)

 Winfried PohlmeierWinfried Pohlmeier studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Konstanz and Princeton University. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Mannheim, followed by post-doctoral work as a John F. Kennedy Fellow at Havard University. In 1994 he received the venia legendi for Economics and Econometrics from the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim. In the same year he became professor of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Konstanz. Pohlmeier served as an editor and associate editor of several international journals. He is a research associate at the Center of Finance and Econometrics (CoFE), senior research fellow at the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA) and the Center of Advance Studies of Collective Behaviour (CASCB). His main areas of research are financial econometrics, microeconometrics and machine learning.

  • Prof. Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans – Sciences Po Toulouse (France)

Jean-Michel Eymeri-DouzansProfessor Jean-Michel EYMERI-DOUZANS is a French high-level academic and international expert in Public Administration and EU Governance. A graduate from Sciences Po Paris (1990), he took his PhD from the Sorbonne (1999). Since his secondment as French Representative at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht, NL in 1999-2001, he has worked extensively for the European Commission as an expert, trainer, conference rapporteur, evaluator, both in Brussels and in Candidate and Neighbor Countries as short term expert in many Twinning Projects (the latest being currently in Albania). In France, he has been Chairman of the scientific council of DGAFP, the DG for the Civil Service, in the Ministry for Civil Service, Paris, and works regularly for the ENA (National School of Administration). He now chairs European Group for Public Administration’s PSG n° XVII « Sociology of the State: Reforms & Resilience », and has recently joined the Steering Committee of EGPA. A specialist of the process of government at the top and the national coordination of EU policy-making as well as of HRM in the Civil Service, he has authored many books.

THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Department of Research and Innovation Management                Department of International Relations

 

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THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Collaborative Research for Excellence in Economics and Social Sciences

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, April 4-5, 2019

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

 

09.30 – 10.30 - Registration of participants, Hall of Aula Magna, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies

10.30 – 12.45 - Plenary Session, Aula Magna, “Ion N. Angelescu” Building

12.45 – 13.45 - Lunch break, “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, 1st floor

14.00 – 18.00 - Parallel Sessions

  1. Management Challenges in Public and Private Organizations, “Constantin Bărbulescu” Room (Room 0104), “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, 1st floor
  2. Financial Challenges for Bio-Economy and Environmental Projects, “Virgil Madgearu” Room (Room 0004), “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, Ground floor
  3. Cultural & Creative Economy. Creative and Entrepreneurial Europe, “Rotonda” Room (Room 0303), “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, 3rd floor
  4. Contemporary Business - between Sustainability and Waste, “Robert Schuman” Room, “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, 2nd floor
  5. Information Gathering and Reporting in the Data Science Era: Challenges and Opportunities, “Virgil Madgearu” Room (Room 0004), “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, Ground floor

 

18.00 – Gala Dinner, Sole Restaurant, B-dul Iancu de Hunedoara, nr. 48, «CRYSTAL TOWER», 15th floor.
 

Conference Opening

PLENARY SESSION

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

10.30 – 13.00, Aula Magna

Welcoming Messages

10.30 – 10.35 - Professor Nicolae ISTUDOR, Ph.D. - Rector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Conference President

10.35 – 10.40 - Professor Dalina DUMITRESCU, Ph.D. – Vice-Rector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Conference Vice President

10.40 – 10.45 - Professor Marius PROFIROIU, Ph.D. – Vice-Rector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Conference Vice President

Keynote Speakers

10.45 – 11.30 - Dr. Tilokie Depoo – Chief Academic Officer & Dean, School for Business, Metropolitan College of New York (USA) - Purpose-Centered Education for Acceleration and Cohesion: Preparing for a Dramatically Changing World through Education

11.30 – 12.15 - Prof. Winfried Pohlmeier – University of Konstanz (Germany) - Econometrics in Times of Machine Learning, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: A few Thoughts and an Application to the Prediction of Individual Unemployment

12.15 – 12.45 – Q & A

12.45 – 13.45 - Lunch break, “Ion N. Angelescu” Building, 1st floor

 

 

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