Keynote Speakers

Olivér Kovács

Senior Research Fellow

Oliver Kovacs is a senior research fellow at the University of Public Service, Faculty of Public Governance and International Studies, Department of Economics and International Economics, Budapest, Hungary, and ICEG European Center, Budapest, Hungary. His research embraces three broader fields: (i) grounding and shaping complexity economics; (ii) sustainable development through the lens of complexity science (i.e., qualitative structural change, the systems view of European integration, the complex nexuses of digital transformation and industry 4.0, inclusive European economic governance); and (iii) innovation and innovation policy in general. His articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals, e.g. Acta Oeconomica, Eastern Journal of European Studies, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Post-Communist Economies, Social Sciences, Technology in Society etc. He also authored two policy briefs for the European Commission focusing on policies for services innovation and public sector innovation, published at Routledge, at Finland Futures Research Centre and at the Columbia University, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment. His first book, Stability and Dynamism – The Fundamentals of Innovative Fiscal Policy, was published in 2015, while his latest book entitled Complexity Economics: Economic Governance, Science and Policy was published in July 2022 by Routledge. He has been a member of public body of Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2015 and a member of the EuroMoney Expert Panel since 2010. Email:, Web:




Important Dates

  • 03.10.2022 Registration Start
  • 01.12.2022 Session Proposals
  • 01.12.2022 Early Paper Submission
  • 12.12.2022 Early Acceptance
  • 21.12.2022 Early Payment
  • 19.01.2023 Standard Paper Submission
  • 26.01.2023 Standard Acceptance
  • 07.02.2023 Standard Payment
  • 23.- 24.3.2023 The Conference