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Economic Competitiveness and Sustainability

ECE 2017

20th Anniversary of the Conference Enterprise and Competitive Environment 


The conference will be held at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Mendel University in Brno on March 9 – 10, 2017. 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

prof. Václav Klaus   dr. Giorgia Maffini   prof. Laurent Weill 

Economist, Politician, 

President of the Czech Republic

in 2003 - 2013


Deputy Head of the Tax Policy

and Statistics Division Centre for

Tax Policy and Administration, OECD


Full Professor in Economics,

 University of Strasbourg


Conference Topic​s

The conference is focused especially on the following topics: 

  1. Bioeconomic
  2. Business Economics
  3. Consumer Behaviour and Life Quality
  4. Decision Making Processes
  5. Financial Markets
  6. Fair and Sustainable Taxation in the EU
  7. Law and Economics
  8. Management and Marketing
  9. Text Mining and Machine Learning
  10. Welfare Economics

Important Dates

  • Registration opening: 1st September 2016
  • Registration deadline: 15th January 2017
  • Abstract submission deadline (Proceedings & Journals): 15th January 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 25th January 2017
  • Payment deadline: 6th February 2017
  • Paper Submission Deadline (Proceedings & Journals): 6th February 2017
  • Revised Paper for Proceedings Deadline: 29th March 2017
  • Revised Paper for Journals Deadline: 10th April 2017

Paper Submission and Conference Proceedings

All the good-quality papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be submitted for indexing to the Web of Science DatabaseThe Conference Proceedings  from the conference is available HERE.

The best selected papers will be submitted for publishing in the following journals:


Engineering Economics (ISSN: 1392-2785 , indexed in the Web of Science)


Computing and Informatics (ISSN: 1335-9150, indexed in the Web of Science)


Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis (ISSN: 1211-8516, indexed in Scopus)


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
















Scientific conference board

  • František Dařena (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University of Friedrichshafen)
  • Jack W. Hou (California State University - Long Beach))
  • Peter Huber (Austrian Institute of Economic Research)
  • Jitka Janová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Svatopluk Kapounek (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Luděk Kouba (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Danuše Nerudová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • David Procházka (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jana Stávková (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg)
  • Pavel Žufan (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)

Organisation Board

(Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)

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


Contact: Hana Vránová,