International Conference

The Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS) is an International Conference organized by the EDaSS Research Group on Economic Development and Social Sustainability, University of A Coruna, Spain. The conference is a great opportunity to share ideas together and to discuss social and economic issues.

The conference consists on both presential and/or virtual scientific sessions. Communications and posters are equally welcome. The main objective is to provide a meeting point where experts in different areas can share information on topics of special relevance.

The EDaSS organizing committee do the best to prepare high quality conference, to be recognized among all researchers.

All abstracts submitted will be peer reviewed and published in the proceedings book (with ISSN 2340-3640). In addition, the authors who decide to send and extended version of the word, will have the opportunity of being selected for publishing in prestigious indexed journals.

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International Conference 2018

October, 17 – 20

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7th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

(EDaSS 2018)

 

“Knowledge Society and Sustainability”

October 17-20, 2018

Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales

(Faculty of Economics and Business)

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

The Economic Development and Social Sustainability Research Group (Universidade da Coruña – Spain) and Department of Economic Development and Economic Structure (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – Spain) in partnership with Center of Fundamental and Applied Economic Studies (CSEFA-Constantin Brancusi University of Targu-Jiu) are pleased to announce the 7th International Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability.

This seventh annual conference will bring together researcher interested in analyzing the impact of the new advances on ICTs in the knowledge society and its influence on the environmental, economic and social sustainability.

Deadlines

Registration and submission of abstracts: SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

Notification of acceptance: SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Payment: SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

Conference dates (presential and/or virtual scientific sessions): OCTOBER 17-20, 2018

Guidelines

1. Abstract submission. Before submitting your abstract, please check if it is well readable, logically structured and properly organized. Abstract submissions could be in English, Spanish or Portuguese. Submissions should include title, full name(s) of author(s), affiliation, address, email and phone of the (responsible) author. Several abstracts may be submitted, nevertheless it is recommended not exceed two. Authors should be registered and send the abstract through the website (these are a simultaneous process).

Registration and abstract: please click here.

2. Your work will be reviewed by scientific committee, and you will receive the feedback.

3. If your work is accepted, there are two options to present your research work in the international conference: presential and virtual scientific sessions.

4. For the work presentation at the presential conference, communications and posters are equally welcome.

5. For the work presentation at the virtual conference, accepted abstracts should include in the on-line forums the link of an explanatory video uploaded to Vimeo, SlideShare, YouTube, etc.

6. For participating in this presencial and virtual scientific sessions, at least one participant per paper must register on the website and pay the fee prior to deadline.

7. Submitting more than two abstracts per author is not recommended.

8. Only the authors who have payed the fee will get the certificate of attendance and/or presentation.

Fees

Early registration reduced fee (before September, 30th): 120 €

Normal registration (after September 30th): 150 €

On-line participants: 70 EUR

Payment instructions (cooming soon)

Registration Form

Registration and abstract: please click here

TOPICS

The topics are from the following (but not limited to just these):

  • Sustainable Development & Green Economy

  • Management, Financing and Accounting for Sustainable Development

  • Socio Economic Issues for Sustainable Development: Globalization, Labor Market, Inequality, Poverty, Risk of Exclusion and Sustainability

  • ICTs, information society and Sustainable Development

  • Law, Legal Framework, Regulation & Governance

NOTE: At the suggestion of the participants, the organizing committee can complete these topics with other topics of interest on sustainable development.

SPECIAL SESSIONS

  • Challenges of Labor Market for facing technological innovation (Spanish and English are allowed).

  • Spanish Language Special Session

Posibilities of publications

 

The authors are committed to adapt the full papers to the requirements of the selected journal, including language.

Collaborating institutions

 

Previous editions

The 6th Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2017)

University of A Coruña

May 11-12, 2017

The 6th Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2017) is an International Virtual Conference organized by the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, University of A Coruna, Spain. The conference will be held online at the address conference.edass.org. EDaSS 2017 is a great opportunity to share ideas together and to discuss social and economic issues.

Relevant information

Abstract submission: March, 10, 2017 (10-03-2017)

Notification of abstract acceptance: March, 17, 2017 (17-03-2017)

Submission of on-line presentation: (by means of PowerPoint with explaining voice or full text in word/pdf): April, 7, 2017 (07-04-2017)

Inscription and registration (reduced fee): April, 7, 2017 (07-04-2017)

Normal registration fee: April, 21, 2017 (21-04-2017)

Conference on-line: May, 11 & 12, 2017 (11-05-2017 & 12-05-2017)

Certificates reception by email: May, 18, 2017 (18-05-2017)

Guidelines
  • 1. Before submitting your abstract, please check if it is well readable, logically structured and properly organized. Remember that the work should be adapted to the instructions given in the template. EDaSS Template (Word file) EDaSS Template (Pdf file) 2. Send your abstract here.
  • 3. Your work will be reviewed by scientific committee.
  • 4. For the work presentation at the on-line conference forums, accepted abstracts should choose one of the two options:
    • A. Text: send an extended version of the work (this explanatory text will not be published in the proceedings, it is only for forums). The texts should be sent (as word or pdf attachment) to: edass@udc.es
    • B. Voice: send video, power-point with voice comments, etc. In this case, files must be uploaded to Vimeo, SlideShare, YouTube, etc. The links should be sent to: edass@udc.es
  • 5. For participating in workshop and getting the certificate of attendance, at least one participant per paper must register on the website and pay the fee, prior to deadline.
Fees

Inscription and registration (reduced fee): 90 € April, 7, 2017 (07-04-2017)

Normal registration fee: 120 € April, 21, 2017 (21-04-2017)

For payment, please click here PAYMENT

The 5th Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2016)

University of A Coruña

October 20-21, 2016

The 5th Conference on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2016) is an International Virtual Conference organized by the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, University of A Coruna, Spain. The conference will be held online at the address conference.edass.org. EDaSS 2016 is a great opportunity to share ideas together and to discuss social and economic problems arising from globalization, especially those that result in inequality situations.

The conference consists of virtual scientific sessions, with symposiums on topics presented. The main objective is to provide a meeting point where experts in different areas can share information on topics of special relevance.

The EDaSS organizing committee do the best to prepare high quality workshop, to be recognized among all researchers.

All abstracts submitted will be peer reviewed and published in the proceedings book (with ISSN).

Relevant information

Abstract Submission: From April 27, 2016 to August 5, 2016. Abstracts will be accepted in the English, Spanish or Portuguese languages.

Author Notification about Acceptance of the Abstract: September 15, 2016.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings: EDaSS Proceedings (ISSN: 2340-3640).

Papers contribution and Registration Deadline: September 30, 2016.

EDaSS 2016: October, 20-21, 2016.

Program

EDaSS international conference, will be held in A Coruña, Spain Location: University of A Coruña – Faculty of Economy & Business

Campus de Elviña s / n.

15071 – A Coruña.

Galicia – Spain

October 20, Thursday

9:00 – 9:30 Registration: Office 214 (second floor)

9:30 – 10:00 Welcome – – Salón de grados – 2nd floor

10:00 – 11:00 Invited conference:CARMEN DIAZ ROLDAN – University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain. Fiscal consolidation and competitiveness in European regions: Key elements for recovery (Spanish) – Salón de grados – 2nd floor

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee -Break

11:30 – 13:00 Parallel sessions

13:00 – 14:00 Invited conference: RUESGA MIGUEL SANTOS BENITO – Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. Flexicurity strategy as the core of sustainable development in EU (Spanish) – Salón de grados – 2nd floor

Lunch

15:30 – 17:00 Parallel sessions

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee -Break

17:30 – 18:30 Invited conference: MAGDALENA ZIOŁO – University of Szczecin, Poland. Sustainable Finance and Banking versus Sustainable Development. Challenges and Prospects – Salón de grados – 2nd floor

19:00 – 20:30 City tour – Departure from Pontevedra Square

October 21, Friday

10:30 – 12:30 Parallel sessions

12:30 – 13:00 Coffee -Break

13:00 – 14:00 Invited conference: RODRIGO LOZANO – Editor in Chef – Journal of Cleaner Production. Education and Sustainability – – Salón de grados – 2nd floor

Lunch

15:30 – 17:00 Parallel sessions

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee -Break

17:30 – 18:30 Parallel sesions

The 4th Workshop on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2015)

University of A Coruña

April 16-17, 2015

The 4th Workshop on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2015) is an International Virtual Workshop organized by the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, University of A Coruna, Spain. The conference will be held online at the address www.edass.org. EDaSS 2015 is a great opportunity to share ideas together and to discuss social and economic problems arising from globalization, especially those that result in inequality situations.

The workshop consists of virtual scientific sessions, with symposiums on topics presented. The main objective is to provide a meeting point where experts in different areas can share information on topics of special relevance.

The EDaSS organizing committee do the best to prepare high quality workshop, to be recognized among all researchers.

All abstracts submitted will be peer reviewed.

Relevant information

Abstract Submission: From November 20, 2014 to February 28, 2015. Abstracts will be accepted in the English, Spanish or Portuguese languages.

Author Notification about Acceptance of the Abstract: March 16, 2015.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the workshop proceedings: EDaSS Proceedings (ISSN: 2340-3640).

Papers contribution and Registration Deadline: April 10, 2015.

EDaSS 2015: April, 16-17, 2015.

The 3rd Workshop on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2014): The inequality globalization gap

University of A Coruña

September 25-26, 2014

The 3rd Workshop on Economic Development and Social Sustainability (EDaSS 2014) is an International Virtual Workshop organized by the Department of Economic Analysis and Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, University of A Coruna, Spain. The conference will be held online at the address www.edass.org. EDaSS 2014 is a great opportunity to share ideas together and to discuss social and economic problems arising from globalization, especially those that result in inequality situations.

The workshop consists of virtual scientific sessions, with symposiums on topics presented. The main objective is to provide a meeting point where experts in different areas can share information on topics of special relevance.

Who should attend?
  • Academics: Communicate your research results and find out about research being conducted around the world.
  • Students: Share your research, get feedback, and discover research directions and collaborators.
  • Educators: Let people know what you are doing and see what is being done with students at all levels.
  • Managers and Policy Makers: Tell others what you see as valuable and discover new directions your organization can move in.

The EDaSS organizing committee do the best to prepare high quality workshop, to be recognized among all researchers.

All papers submitted will be peer reviewed.

Accepted works will be published in the workshop proceedings: EDaSS Proceedings (ISSN: 2340-3640).

Program

MORNING SESSIONS

08.30-08.45 Welcome, presentation and collect documentation.

8.45-9.00 Opening ceremony. Isabel Novo Corti, Head of the Department of Economic Analysis and Business, University of A Coruna (UDC) and Moisés Alberto García Núñez, Dean of the Faculty of Labour Sciences (UDC).

9.00-10.00 PLENARY SPEECH I

Fernando González Laxe, Professor of Applied Economics (UDC): “El desarrollo económico y social sostenible en las áreas marítimo-costeras”.

Chair: María Asunción López Arranz, Secretary of the Faculty of Labour Sciences (UDC).

10.00-11.15 SESSION I. Desenvolvemento e igualdade no ámbito universitario

María Novas Ferradás, Architect, Master of Applied Research of Feminist, Gender and Citizenship studies. Fellow of the Office for Gender Equality (UDC).

Alexandra Vila Figueira, Graduated in Industry Design and Product Development. Fellow of the Office for Gender Equality (2013/2014) (UDC).

Alba Queija Pérez, Industry Design and Product Development student. Fellow of the Office for Gender Equality (2013/2014) (UDC).

Chair: Ana Jesús López Díaz, Head of the Office for Gender Equality (UDC).

11.15-11.45 Break.

11.45-13.00 SESSION II. Knowledge and innovation. Some experiences

Angela Albu, University “Stefan cel Mare” Suceava, Romania: “Best practices in eco-innovation developed at European level”.

Emilian M. Dobrescu, Romanian Academy, Romania and Diana Pociovalisteanu, University of Targu-Jiu, Romania: “Regional Development: Romania’s case”.

Chair: Laura Varela Candamio. Assistant professor of Economic Analysis and Business (UDC).

13.00-15.15 Lunch time.

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

15.15-16.30 SESSION III. Constitutional law and social development

Gabriela Nemtoi, University “Stefan cel Mare” Suceava, Romania: “The rules on economic growth in democratic governance”.

Gustavo A. Díaz Valencia, University of Santo Tomás, Colombia: “Incidencia del Tratado de Libre Comercio con Estados Unidos en la competitividad del sector agrícola colombiano”.

Ana Aba Catoira, Lecturer of Constitutional Law (UDC): “Sostenibilidad e igualdad desde el punto de vista del Derecho Constitucional español”.

José Picatoste, Post graduate student (UDC): “Medidas de fomento de inclusión laboral para paliar los efectos de la crisis económica en el mercado de trabajo de colectivos en especial dificultad en España”.

Chair: María Barreiro Gen, Predoctoral researcher (UDC). Assistant professor in the UNED.

16.30-17.00 Break.

17.00-18.00 PLENARY SPEECH II

Valeriano Rosales Escuredo, Head of the Technical Unit of A Coruna of the Housing and Land Institute (Xunta of Galicia): “Pasado, presente y futuro de las ayudas para el acceso a vivienda”.

Chair: Mª del Carmen Gago Cortés, Graduated in Economics Sciences and Master of Management and Public Policies. PhD Student. Doctorate Program in Economic and Business Analysis (UDC).

18.00-19.00 SESSION IV. Desarrollo económico, sostenibilidad social y contextos inclusivos

Rocío Botana Iglesias and Juan Blanco Aradas, Architects Without Borders NGO: “La experiencia del Proyecto Mulleres Colleiteiras”.

Chair: Mª del Carmen Gago Cortés, Graduated in Economics Sciences and Master of Management and Public Policies. PhD Student. Doctorate Program in Economic and Business Analysis (UDC).

19.00-19.15.Closing meeting. Isabel Novo Corti, Head of the Department of Economic Analysis and Business (UDC).

II EdaSS is an international workshop, hosted by the University of A Coruña (Spain), University Institute of Maritime Studies and the University of Santo Tomás (Colombia) with the main objective of creating an academic forum for discussion of economic problems from a social and ethical perspective.

The second workshop took place in A Coruña (Spain) the 8 and 10th May 2013 and went and focused on the role of women in the labor market, specially in the maritime activities, with a Seminar about this issue.

Program

Wednesday, 8th May 2013: Gender and labor market

10.00-10.30 Welcome, presentation and collect documentation

10.30-11.00 Opening ceremony

11.00-12.15 Conference

12.15-12.45 Coffee-break

12.45-14.00 Conference presentations

14.00-15.45 Lunch

15.45-17.00 Conference

17.00-18.00 Conference presentations

18.00-19.00 Conference

Friday, 10th May 2013: The role of women in the maritime activities

10.30-11.45 Seminar presentation

10.45-11.15 Coffee-break

11.15-12.00 Conference

12:00-14:00 Panel Discussion

14.00-16.00 Lunch

16.00-18.00 Panel Discussion

18.00-18.30 Conference

18.30-18.45 Conclusions

18.45-19.30 Closing ceremony

I EdaSS is an international workshop, hosted by the University of A Coruña (Spain), University Institute of Maritime Studies and the University of Santo Tomás (Colombia) with the main objective of creating an academic forum for discussion of economic problems from a social and ethical perspective.

The first workshop will be held in A Coruña (Spain) from 13 to 14 December 2012 and will address primarily the role of information and communication technologies as a means of economic and social development in urban environments.

The workshop will take place at the University of A Coruña. Faculty of Economy and Business. Elviña Campus. On 13th and 14th December 2012.

Program

Thursday, 13th December 2012

10.00-10.30 Welcome, presentation and collect documentation

10.30-11.30 Opening ceremony: Learning and information management in the knowledge society. Isabel Novo-Corti, Laura Varela-Candamio, José Reyes Bernal Bellón, Eva Espiñeira, Miltiadis Lytras, Diana Pociovalisteanu, Federico Martín Palmero, María Asnción López Arranz.

11.30-12.00 Coffee-break

12.00-13.00 Conference. Economic Growth, distribution and conflict. José Reyes Bernal Bellón (University of Santo Tomás, Colombia)

13.00-14.00 Conference presentations: sessions 1 – 2

14.00-15.15 Lunch

15.15-16.00 Conference. Collective and institutional responsibility in the educational training. The case of Network Link (Red Enlaces) María Graciela Badilla Quintana (Chile) – Presentation on-line via Skype

16.00-16.45 Conference. Innovation as a driver of development in SMEs. Laura Varela Candamio (University of A Coruña, Spain)

16.45-17.15 Coffee-break

17.15-18.15 Conference presentations: session 3

18.15-19.15Conference. The role of education in social and labor inclusion. Isabel Novo-Corti (University of A Coruña, Spain), and Panel Discussion: José Reyes Bernal Bellón, Eva Espiñeira, Marisa Ron Fraga, Mª Dolores López. Chair: Isabel Novo-Corti.

Friday, 14th December 2012

10.00-10.45 Conference. The role of small and medium cities in the development of the local economies. Francisco Diniz (University of Tras dos Montes, Portugal)

10.45-11.30 Conference. The impact of economic geography on regional disparities and human capital accumulation. Jesús López-Rodríguez (University of A Coruña, Spain)

11.30-12.00 Coffee-break

12.00-13.00 Conference presentations: session 4 & 5

13.00-13.45 Conference. Urban areas: housing as a factor of social inclusion. The Gypsy. Carmela Gago Cortés (University of A Coruña, Spain)

13.45-15.15 Lunch

15.15-16.00 Conference. Economic growth, democratic governance and social development: an integrative approach. Isidoro Romero Luna, (University of Seville, Spain) 16.00-16.30 Coffee-break

16.30-17.30 Panel Discussion. Social and labor integration in the knowledge society: Groups at exclusion risk. Carmela Gago Cortés, Cristina Justo Suárez, Nuria Rebollo Quintela. Chair: María Barreiro-Gen.

17.30-18.30 Closing ceremony and handing of certificates. Fernando González Laxe. Professor of Applied Economics (University of A Coruña, Spain). Ex-President of Galician Government.