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 Agenda

 


The World Economy Research Institute’s 13th Annual Conference

Collegium of World Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

 

International Competitiveness and Urbanization

 

Warsaw, June 15, 2018 (Friday)

Venue: Building C, Al. Niepodległości 128, Warsaw, Poland

 

 Program

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(updated 14 June 2018)

 

9:30 – 10:00

Registration

Session I

10:00 – 11:00

Auditorium I

Opening Session

Chair: Prof. Arkadiusz Michał Kowalski, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Welcome address          
Prof. Marek Rocki, Rector of the Warsaw School of Economics (tbc)

Prof. Marzenna Anna Weresa, Dean of the Collegium of World Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Keynote lecture:
Varieties of Urban Entrepreneurialism
Dr Julie T. Miao, Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, the United Kingdom 
Prof. Nicholas Phelps, Chair of Urban and Regional Development, The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London, the United Kingdom

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break

Session II

11.30 – 12.45

Auditorium I

The competitiveness of the Polish economy, with focus on the role of the cities

Chair: Dr Anna Dzienis, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Poland’s Competitiveness in 2010-2017 – Presentation of the 2017 Edition of “Poland. Competitiveness Report”
Professor Marzenna Weresa, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

New developments in the concept of the competitiveness of cities
Dr Ewelina Szczech-Pietkiewicz, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Competitiveness and Dynamics of Urban Development in Poland
Prof. Arkadiusz Michał Kowalski, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

The impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the process of urbanization in Poland. Heterogeneity of regions
Dr Tomasz M. Napiórkowski, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

12.45 – 13.45

Lunch

Parallel Session IIIA

13.45 – 15.30

Room C-5e

Urban competitiveness, with focus on the concept of smart cities

Chair: Prof. Mariusz Radło, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Cybersecurity for Smart Cities as a Factor Enabling Innovation  and International Competitiveness of Israeli Economy
Dr Karolina Olszewska, dr hab. Joanna Dyduch, Department of International Economic Relations and European Integration, Institute of  International Studies, University of Wrocław

Smart city versus social behaviours. What factors limit social acceptance for innovative and smart urban regeneration in European cities?
Dr Dawid Krysiński, dr Paweł Nowakowski,
ASM – Market Research and Analysis Centre, Kutno, Poland / Department of Social Sciences, University of Wrocław, Wrocław

The problems of increasing the innovation potential and competitiveness of smart cities
Dr Viacheslav Dovbenko, Department of Business Economics and Investments, Lviv Polytechnic National University

Analysis of the directions of “smart city” concept implementation in selected Polish cities
Dr Emilia Barbara Sieńko-Kułakowska, Old Polish University in Kielce, Economic Department in Bochnia

Spatial approach to nations’ competitiveness analysis
Marek K. Lachowicz, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Motivations of the end-users as a key for adoption of Home Energy Management System
Jaroslaw Kowalski, Dr Bożena Ewa Matusiak, Laboratory of Interactive Technologies, National Information Processing Institute, Warsaw

Post-soviet cities perspective of obtaining experience based on Oslo Smart City concept
Nino Metreveli,
Social and Political Sciences, International Relations, Tbilisi, Georgia

Parallel Session IIIB

13.45 – 15.30

Room C-5c

Competitiveness of cities, and the role clusters, networks and innovation
Chair: Dr Agnieszka McCaleb, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Modern Interregional Migration: Evidence from Japan and Poland
Dr Anna Dzienis, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Between administrative scrutiny and open space model: network analysis of creative spaces  in Saint-Petersburg
Dr Alexander Kurochkin, Prof. Alexander Nikiforov, St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Political Science, St. Petersburg, Russia

Latin America building competitive cities. A response to global challenges?
Dr Joanna Gocłowska-Bolek,
Center for Political Analysis, University of Warsaw

Keeping up with the "Małopolska" brand Case studies of local and regional companies in the SME sector
Dr Marzena Mamak-Zdanecka
, AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Economic Sociology and Social Communication

Competitiveness of Georgia and urbanization of the country
Dr Larisa Korganashvili,
Department of International Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Georgia

Response to Changing Populations by Global Cities:
The case of Tokyo and Seoul

Shahed Khan, Sang Kyung An, Megumi Sata Khan, Curtin University, Australia

Yekaterinburg Higher Education Cluster
Ekaterina Lyubimova, Minerva Evangelina Ramos Valdés, Susana Ana María Ochoa Torres, Iana Sergeevna AimashevaViviana, Elizabeth Zarate Miron, José Pablo Nuño de la Parra, Autonomous University of the State of Puebla (UPAEP)

Labor Congestion in the Automotive Cluster: The Role of Wages
Viviana Elizabeth Zárate Mirón, the University of Barcelona, Spain

The Russian Cities and the New Trends of Urbanization
Dr Inna A. Vershinina, Dr Daria E. Dobrinskaya, Dr Artemiy R. Kurbanov, Dr Anna V. Liadova, Tatiana S. Martynenko, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Parallel Session IIIB

13.45 – 15.30

Room C-4c

Competitiveness of cities: selected aspects
Chair: Dr Tomasz Napiórkowski, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Sharing economy and the city: discussing some aspects of the impact of sharing economy on the city
Prof. Agata Adamska, Collegium of Business Administration, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Ras al Chajma city as a core issue in the modernisation policy of a minor emirate of United Arab Emirates
Prof. Izabella Łęcka, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw

Decentralisation and its influence on urban and regional development
Dr Katarzyna Cichos,
Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration, Department of Diplomatic Law and Public Diplomacy

Cultural diversity as the way for Polish mid-cities to flourish innovations
Dr Joanna Markiewicz, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Szczecin

Modeling of banking financial strategies during a crisis period
Dr Irena Barylyuk, dr Yuliana Kudlyak, dr Natalka Paitra, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine

Place making Based on Perception of Citizens
Ava Soroudi, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research, Faculty of Civil, Architecture and Urbanism, Iran

How will Hukou Reform Change the City System in China?
Yijiao Liu, Economics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, U.S.

15.30 – 16.00

Coffee break

Session IV

16.00 – 16.30

Auditorium I

Plenary Closing Session
Chair: Prof. Arkadiusz Michał Kowalski, World Economy Research Institute, SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Summary of the parallel sessions

  • Prof. Mariusz-Jan Radło, World Economy Research Institute,
    SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Dr Agnieszka McCaleb, World Economy Research Institute,
    SGH Warsaw School of Economics
  • Prof. Jürgen Wandel, World Economy Research Institute,
    SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Discussion & Concluding Remarks

At the end of the conference, the new edition of the annual report published by  the World Economy Research Institute (WERI) entitled Poland: Competitiveness Report 2018. The Role of Cities in Creating Competitive Advantages will be distributed free of charge to the conference participants (within the number of available units).