Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Amfiteatru Economic
Faculty of Business and Tourism

BASIQ 2024
6-8 June 2024, University of Almeria. Faculty of Economics and Business, Spain

BASIQ 2023
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, 8 - 10 June, 2023, Constanța, Romania

BASIQ 2022
CONFERINȚA INTERNAȚIONALĂ, 25 - 27 Mai, 2022, Graz, Austria

BASIQ 2021
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, June 3 - 5, 2021, Foggia, Italia

The 7th edition of the BASIQ international conferences on New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption took place from 3 to 5 June 2021, in a virtual format. Together with the permanent institutional partners – the Faculty of Business and Tourism of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, the Amfiteatru Economic Journal and the Association for Innovation and Quality in Sustainable Business BASIQ – the organization and conduct of this year's edition has enjoyed the special participation of the Department of Economics of the University of Foggia, Italy and of the Agri-Food and Environmental Economics Faculty of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

The conference was hosted by the University of Foggia – Department of Economics.

The conference featured 118 papers with more than 180 authors from 13 countries.

Participants were welcomed with greetings and best wishes by Dumitru Miron, President of the Senate of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Pierpaolo Limone, Rector of the University of Foggia, Alina Dima, Prorector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Mirela Stoian, Dean of the Faculty of Agri-Food and Environment Economics and Gabriela Țigu , Dean of the Faculty of Business and Tourism.

At the conference opening ceremony, the distinguished guests noted the important contribution of the Amfiteatru Economic Journal to the promotion of the conference and the international dissemination of its works. Amfiteatru Economic supports the indexation of the works presented at the BASIQ Conferences by the Web of Science – Conference Proceedings Citation Index. The Editor-in-Chief and the members of the editorial staff were congratulated on the journal’s success in ranking in quartile 1 among the general economics journals indexed by the Scopus database.

Exceptional interest has been given to presentations by the scientific personalities invited as keynotes speakers: Donald Huisingh, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tennessee, USA, Hugo Hollanders, Senior Researcher at UNU-MERIT - University of Maastricht, Netherlands, Zenon Foltinowicz, Professor of the University of Poznan, Poland and Marco Platania, Professor of the University of Catania, Italy.

BASIQ 2020
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 4 - 6 June, 2020, Messina, Italia

The 6th edition of the International Conference on New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption, hosted by the University of Messina and jointly organized by the Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest (Business and Tourism Faculty), BASIQ Association, the University of Mesina, The University of Bucharest and Amfiteatru Economic Journal was held exclusively online. The conference was attended by 349 authors from 12 countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia) and 172 works were accepted. The opening of the event was attended by personalities representing the organizing institutions. Keynotes were presented by Daniela Rupo, PhD Associate Professor in Accounting and Business Administration in the Department of Economics of the University of Messina and Şerban Toader, Senior Partner at KPMG in Romania and Moldova between 2007 and 2018, auditor and financial consultant, with an Executive MBA at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris.

Acces: http://conference.ase.ro/pdf/BASIQ_2020_Conference_proceedings.pdf

BASIQ 2019
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 30 May - 1 June, 2019, Bari, Italia

BASIQ 2018
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 11 - 13 June, 2018, Heidelberg, Germania

BASIQ 2017
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 31 May - 3 June, 2017, Graz, Germania

BASIQ 2016
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2 – 3 June, 2016, Konstantz, Germany

The second edition of the international conference New Trends in Sustainable Business and Consumption took place in Konstanz, Germany during 2nd and 3rd of June 2016. The conference is organized annually starting from 2015 by the Association for Innovation and Quality in Sustainable Business – BASIQ. Amfiteatru Economic Journal is, along with the Faculty for Business and Tourism of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies a regular supporting partner.

The edition of 2016 was kindly hosted by Allensbach University in the picturesque city of Konstanz, Germany. Conference participants were warmly welcomed by Prof. Dr. Martin Reckenfelderbaeumer, Rector of Allensbach University and Prof. Dr. Rodica Pamfilie, Dean of The Faculty for Business and Tourism.

As the conference aims to discuss recent developments in business practice and consumption behavior which are susceptible to have a significant transformative impact on the economy, the insights contributed by keynote speakers coming from the business community were very much appreciated by conference participants.

Ulrich Hermann, CEO Wolters Kluwer Germany, speaking about the shift to a subscription business

Cristian Pamfilie, founder of ROKURA Romania, speaking about promoting technological advances in a changing environment

Martin Fiedler, Partner and CFO at IBFU Munich, Germany, speaking about lean construction

Ulrich Heun, CEO Carmao GmbH Germany, speaking about the future of IT security

During the conference 42 papers with authors from 6 countries were presented and discussed. The Conference Proceedings volume in electronic format (CD) is available on request at the BASIQ Association secretariat, contact person Ms. Ligia Ionescu, e-mail: ligia_cristiana@yahoo.com.

For more snapshots from the conference sessions and social program see the photogallery here.

Finally, mention should be made of contributions to the good organization and success of the conference brought by prof. dr. Marieta Olaru, program director from the Association BASIQ and Mr Timo Keppler, who provided local logistical and financial support from Allensbach University

18 – 19 June, 2015, Bucharest

Amfiteatru Economic Journal announces the international conference „New trends in sustainable business and consumption” jointly organized by the Amfiteatru Economic Journal, the Faculty of Business and Tourism and the Association for Innovation and Quality in Sustainable Business, BASIQ.

The event will take place at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies between 18th and 19th of June 2015 and the deadline for submitting contributions is 27th of March 2015.

A number of conference contributions will be selected by our editorial committee to be published in Amfiteatru Economic issue of November 2015. The authors of the selected contributions will be invited to extend and revise their papers in form of a journal article until August 30th, 2015.

Globalization and technological advances are shaping a new economy, accelerating societal changes and raising sustainability concerns. The twenty first century has begun under the aegis of transformations and tensions which affect business and consumption patterns alike. These transformations come with new opportunities, but also with new threats, challenging the society capacity to foresee mutations, to make responsible choices for the future, to creatively conciliate aspirations with possibilities and resources. All these call for scholars’ contribution to identifying new trends, assessing implications, providing new paradigms and practical solutions, informing policy makers and business leaders, as well as to accelerating new knowledge dissemination. The Conference "New trends in sustainable business and consumption" intends to become a recurrent international forum for sharing researchers’ most recent findings or thoughts about the transformative impact on the economy of new business practices and consumption behavior. Organizers of the Basiq 2015 conference invite researchers to provide contributions in form of original research papers, case studies or essays, in particular on the following topics:

  • socio-demographic trends; imagining and anticipating societal futures;
  • constructing modern knowledge: competency based education and new ways of capacity building;
  • key new technologies in the 21st century (big data, identity management, nano-technologies, electric vehicles, 3D printing, new products and advanced materials, etc.); adoption, acceptance, and diffusion of emerging technologies;
  • driving value for business and consumers through business model innovation; new market interactions, open innovation and collaboration networks;
  • new consumers values, attitudes and behaviors; new approaches in creating a culture of quality;
  • emerging risks and changes in consumer rights.

Interdisciplinary and cross-section contributions are welcomed.

For any additional information please visit the conference website (www.conference.ase.ro), or contact the conference secretariat at basiq2015@gmail.com.

Aspects from the conference

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