Past Speakers

Keynote Speakers

management conference 2022

Dr. Vasudev Das

School of Management, Walden University, United States

Keynote Speech Title: Strategies for Transformative Change in a Post-Pandemic Era

Vasudev Das, Ph.D. Applied Management and Decision Sciences (AMDS) from Walden University, Minneapolis, USA, has authored over 35 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Das has extensive experience integrating spiritual technologies with management science. Research interests are financial crime and leading change.

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Dr. Tinatin Akhvlediani

Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Foreign Policy Unit, Belgium

Keynote Speech Title: Digitalisation: How to Reap the Full Benefits of Digitalisation in Times of the Global Pandemic?

Dr. Tinatin Akhvlediani is a Research Fellow at CEPS’ Foreign Policy unit. Her expertise and publications cover the EU’s trade and neighbourhood policies, with a specific focus on the Eastern Partnership and the EU’s Association Agreements (AAs) and Deep and Comprehensive Areas (DCFTAs) with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. She is currently a coordinator of the ex-post evaluation of the EU DCFTAs with Georgia and Moldova commissioned by DG Trade, European Commission, contributes to research on 3DCFTAs funded by the Swedish International Development Agency, and is leading CEPS Young Thinkers Initiative – “Over to Youth”, funded by Open Society Foundation and the US Mission to the EU.
Tinatin is affiliated with the University of Warsaw, where she is a visiting lecturer and leads research on Information Communications Technologies and trade in Central and Eastern Europe, funded by the National Science Centre of Poland. She is also a non-resident researcher at the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) based in Tbilisi. For more information please visit https://www.ceps.eu/ceps-staff/tina-akhvlediani/.

Highlighted Speakers

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Dr. Ayoub Kazim

Dr. Kazim is an Executive Director of Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai. Previously, He led Dubai’s education free zones, consisting of Dubai Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City. Initially, he started his academic career at United Arab Emirates University where he was an Associate Prof. at the Mechanical Engineering Department.

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Prof. Dr. Mahdy F Elhusseiny

Mahdy Elhusseiny, Professor of Finance at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB). His research interest focuses on testing Asset Pricing Models such as Arbitrage Pricing Theories (APT) and Capital Asset Pricing Models (CAPM) across different markets. He has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences. He is the recipient of many research grants and awards.

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Dr. Giorgi Mikeladze

Dr. Giorgi Mikeladze is the head of the living conditions statistics division of the social statistics department, national statistics office of Georgia (Geostat) and a contracted lecturer in the department of economic and social statistics, at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He is an author of a book, various scientific papers and grant projects, participated in many surveys/researches. His fields of scientific interest are econometrics and statistics.

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Mr. Tomas Skripkiūnas

Mr. Tomas Skripkiūnas is a doctoral student, School of Economics and Business, at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. He has a master’s degree in the field of architecture. And his fields of scientific interest are real estate, architecture, market value models.

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MSC. Vaida Bačiulienė

Vaida Bačiulienė is a doctoral student at school of Economics and Business, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. She is an author of scientific publications, published in Lithuania and abroad. Her fields of scientific interest are economic growth, development economics, artificial intelligence, agri-food industry.

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Mr. Josep Maria Alzamora Sanz,

Mr. Josep Alzamora, although he studied law and total quality management (master’s degree), has dedicated the last twenty years of his professional life to developing a practical business management model for hypercompetitive environments. The result, the Expansive Emotional Influence methodology, is currently being used to help the transformation of commerce of cities and companies in several countries.

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Prof. Dr. Valentinas Navickas

Doctor of economics, professor at Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), the School of Economics and Business. Author of more than 400 scientific publications, published in Lithuania and abroad. Prepared 7 doctors of economics. Fields of scientific interest: international economics, clusterization, competitiveness, economic growth.

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Ieva Petrokė, MSc.

Doctoral student at school of Economics and Business, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, Fields of scientific interest: economic growth, development economics, sharing economy, tourism.

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Mr. Aldrin C. Agasen

Mr. Aldrin C. Agasen is an Assistant Professor and part of the National University- Philippines quality assurance team. A graduate of a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and master’s in business administration. A Hospitality Industry practitioner and has been in the academe for 7 years. His field of specialization is hospitality operations, training, development, and education.

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Ms. Petra Sofia Horňáková

Petra Sofia Horňáková is a PhD candidate at the Prague University of Economics and Business, and she is a member of the Department of Managerial Psychology and Sociology. Her main focus areas include emotions in organizations and emotion regulation in work settings. Petra holds a master’s degree in Economics, and she has previously worked in various business development positions in finance, pharmaceutical and IT industries. Petra is currently teaching career development at the university and works as a certified mediator.

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Ms. Tereza Kicková

Tereza is a PhD candidate at the Prague University of Economics and Business, where she focuses on authentic leadership and teaches course on career development. She holds a master degree in international business from the Anglo-American University in Prague, where she worked as a research fellow and represented the university in national student association. She has a solid professional background in sales and marketing.

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Rev. Wayne E. Credle, Jr.

Rev. Wayne E. Credle, Jr., is pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at the School of Business and Leadership at Regent University and serves as an Adjunct Professor for Regent’s Department of Counseling Ministries. His Master of Divinity and certificate in Prison Studies was obtained from Duke Divinity School, in Durham, North Carolina, and his Bachelor of Sociology & Religious Studies was obtained from Virginia Wesleyan University, in Virginia Beach, Virginia.