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Economic Competitiveness and Sustainability

ECE 2016

19th Annual Conference Enterprise and the Competitive Environment


will be held at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Mendel University in Brno on March 10–11, 2016. It crosses traditional discipline boundaries and involves a wide variety of interactions ranging from traditional academic disciplines or schools of thought to the reality of business. Many of the issues provide innovative ideas and combine the best academic thinking with the industry expertise development in financial services, public sector/government, information and communications technologies.


Keynote Address


Carina Törnblom

   Shaun Pfeiffer   

Ines Reith

Head of Unit, Consumer Strategy,
Representation and International Relations,
Associate Professor,
Business and Economics Department,
Edinboro University
Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation,
Vienna University of Economics and Business


Paper Submission and Conference Proceedings

Selected conference papers will be published in the conference proceedings which was accepted for publication in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences by Elsevier and then will be submitted for indexing in the Web of Science. Only papers presented at the Conference shall be included to the conference proceedings and published as part of Procedia Social And Behavioral Sciences.

Other possibility is to publish your paper in one of the journals below. 

The best selected papers will be published in the following journals:


Agricultural Economics,

ISSN 0139-570X (Print), 1805-9295 (On-line) indexed in the Web of Science


Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, 

ISSN 1211-8516 indexed in Scopus


ACTA VSFS ACTA VŠFS,   ISSN 1802-792X (Print), 1802-7946 (On-line) indexed in ERIH PLUS, EBSCO and Index Copernicus FSO

Forum Scientiae Oeconomia, ISSN 2300-5947 indexed in ERIH PLUS

EJOBSAT European Journal of Business Science and Technology,  ISSN 2336-6494 indexed in EconLit and RePEc    


Conference Topic​s

Conference is focused especially on following topics

Economics, Socio-economics and Macroeconomic Policy

  • European monetary integration processes
  • Growth, development and regional studies
  • Corporate governance and public economics


Business Economics and Finance

  • Corporate economic performance
  • Productivity and competitiveness
  • Financial markets and its institutions

Management in the New EnvironmentQ

  • New methods, techniques and principles of management
  • Social responsibility and business ethics
  • Increasing competitiveness of enterprises

Quantitative Methods in Business

  • Operational research
  • Econometrics and economic modellin
  • Mathematical economics


Accounting, Taxes and Finance in the Global Environment

  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • Taxation and public finance

Marketing, Trade and Tourism

  • Consumer behaviour
  • International trade and retailing
  • Tourism

IS/ICT and Competitiveness of Enterprises

  • Business intelligence and data mining
  • Modern technologies in corporate information systems
  • Applications of state-of-the-art information and communication technologies in business


Legal and Social Environment

  • Social and Economic Inequality
  • Economic and legal aspects of the EU commercial policy
  • Growth potential through enhanced governance and social innovation 


Scientific conference board 
Organisation Board 
  • František Dařena (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Petr David (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen, Germany)
  • David Hampel (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Mojmír Helísek (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
  • Peter Huber (WIFO Vienna, Austria)
  • Vladimír Jeníček (University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Svatopluk Kapounek (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Zuzana Kučerová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Danuše Nerudová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Martina Rašticová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Petr Rozmahel (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Kateřina Ryglová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Włodzimierz Sroka (The University of  Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland)
  • Jana Stávková (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Ida Vajčnerová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jan Vavřina (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Pavel Žufan (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)


Mendel University in Brno

Czech Republic

  • Svatopluk Kapounek
  • Veronika Krůtilová
  • Hana Vránová
  • Barbora Šiklová


Contact: Hana Vránová,