Espaço de debate de temas de Economia Portuguesa e de outros que com esta se relacionam, numa perspectiva de desenvolvimento

quinta-feira, outubro 31, 2013

10th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 9-12 June 2014, Athens: Call for Papers and Participation

«10th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 9-12 June 2014, Athens, Greece
Call for Papers and Participation
The Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education andResearch (ATINER) organizes its 10th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 9-12 June 2014, Athens, Greece. For programs of previous conferences and other information, please visit the conference website The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Tourism. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):
  • Tourism and Economic Development
  • Tourism Geography
  • National and Regional Tourism Policy
  • European Union's Tourism Policy
  • Mega Events (Olympics Games) and Tourism
  • Hotel Management and Marketing
  • Restaurant Management and Marketing
  • Tourism Economics
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism (Travel) Law
  • Travel Agents and Tour Operators
  • Sports Tourism
  • International Tourist Organizations (i.e. WTO, WTTC etc).
  • Tourism Research and Methodology
  • Tourism, Recreation and Leisure
  • Tourism Education
Past conferences drew more than 300 participants from five continents and about 50 countries (Australia, Austria ,Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Mauritius, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.K., UAE, USA), presenting papers on diverse topics. Presentations and papers are published (a) in a book of abstracts (, (b) in ATINER'S conference paper series ( and (c) in an edited book (

If you think that you can contribute, please send an abstract of about 300 words, via email only (, before the 11 November 2013 to: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER. Please include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at All abstracts should be submitted in English. If you want to participate without presenting a paper, click here for the registration form of the conference. If you want to chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos,, President, ATINER.»

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quarta-feira, outubro 30, 2013

Humor (negro) - XCIV

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domingo, outubro 27, 2013

III Jornadas Iberoamericanas RRHH y RSC: Llamada de Resúmenes

«La Facultad de Ciencias del Trabajo de la Universidade da Coruña (España) en colaboración con la Universidad do Minho (Portugal), Universitat Jaume I (España), Universidad UNISAL (Brasil), Universidade de Brasília (Brasil), Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes (México), Universidad de Guanajuato (México),Cruz Vermella Española (Galicia-España) y el Hotel Balneario de Guitiríz (España), están organizando las III Jornadas Iberoramericanas RRHH y RSC, que se celebrarán en la Facultad de Ciencias del Trabajo en Ferrol los días 4,5 y 6 de febrero de 2014 y en el Hotel Balneario deGuitiríz (Lugo) el día 7 de febrero de 2014.

Enlace a las jornadas:

Este evento tiene como objetivo estimular la investigación y la difusión del conocimiento científico en las áreas temáticas mencionadas anteriormente, así como la promoción de enfoques interdisciplinarios y comparativos. Es también nuestro objetivo de proporcionar una plataforma para discusiones especializadas, promover el conocimiento, la experiencia y el trabajo en red entre investigadores de todo el mundo en las áreas enmarcadas en las jornadas.
Fecha Límite:
Envío de resúmenes: 30 de Noviembre de 2013

Contenido del resumen:
El resumen deberá contener: (500 palabras) [Objetivos, metodología, conclusiones/resultados, implicaciones de la investigación y originalidad de la investigación].
Palabras clave: máximo 5
Referencias : 5 principales
Formulario de envío:

sábado, outubro 26, 2013

segunda-feira, outubro 21, 2013

quarta-feira, outubro 16, 2013


"Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government."

Wendell Phillips

 (citação extraída de SBANC Newsletter, October 15, Issue 791 - 2013,

terça-feira, outubro 15, 2013

"Wine Economics, Call for Papers, 8th AAWE Conference in Walla Walla, WA"

«Dear wine friends, dear colleagues,

the 8th Annual Conference of the  American Association of Wine Economists AAWE 

will be held from

          June 22-25, 2014 
   in Walla Walla, Washington

Check our website for more information.

Please send a 500-word abstract to
The submission deadline is March 1, 2014.
Follow us on Facebook     

Best wishes, 

Karl Storchmann»

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segunda-feira, outubro 14, 2013

"Call for Abstracts - IFKAD 2014 - Matera, Italy - 11-13 June 2014"

«9th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics
11-13 June 2014, Matera - Italy

on the theme of
Knowledge and Management Models for Sustainable Growth
Dear Josè Cadima Ribeiro,
We cordially invite you to submit a structured abstract to the 9th International Forum on Knowledge Assets Dynamics (IFKAD2014) on the theme: "Knowledge and Management Models for Sustainable Growth". The Forum will take place in Matera, Italy, on 11-13 June 2014.
The 9th IFKAD aims to bring together academicians, policy makers, practitioners and young researchers from different fields to provide an opportunity for discussion and debate regarding "Knowledge and management models for sustainable growth" from a wide range of perspectives – economic, social, environmental and cultural – and to explore the relevance of knowledge and intellectual capital management for supporting organizations as well as regional and urban systems in their value creation dynamics according to a sustainable growth perspective.
The conference is also planned to provide postgraduate research and PhD students an invaluable opportunity to present, discuss and get feedback on their research projects from the international experts during the PhD Consortium.
for more information, see here »

In the last years sustainability has become a topic of global concern and a key issue in the strategic agenda of both business organizations and public authorities and organisations. Significant changes in business landscape, the emergence of new technology, including social media, the pressure of new social concerns, have called into question established conceptualizations of competitiveness, wealth creation and growth.
The 9th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD – 2014) aims to shed more light on how the management of the strategic knowledge value drivers as well as of the related knowledge management processes may support organizations and communities in developing strategies and practices inspired by sustainability.
The IFKAD2014 includes general topics and specific track sessions focusing on key topic related to the main theme of the conference. Please visit the website to see the complete list of themes and special track sessions
For the submission of the structured abstract please use the electronic upload procedure of our website. All submissions will undergo a double blind peer review. We kindly invite you to follow the authors' guidelines published on our website for structuring your abstract.
for more information, see here » .

All accepted and registered papers will be included in the Forum Proceedings with ISBN and ISSN number. The proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in the Thomson Reuters CPCI database (previous proceedings already indexed).
Following the Conference, authors of the selected high quality papers will be invited to submit their papers for publication in Special Issues of following high-impact international academic journals:
» Journal of Knowledge Management
» Journal of Intellectual Capital
» Knowledge Management Research and Practice
» International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital
» Measuring Business Excellence
» International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development
» International Journal of Strategic Change Management
» Global Business and Economics Review
» Expert System with Applications

20 January 2014 - Abstracts Submission Deadline
20 February 2014 - Acceptance notification to authors
25 March 2014 - Early-Bird registration deadline
15 April 2014 - Full paper submission deadline
20 May 2014 - Registration deadline
11-13 June 2014 - Conference sessions
Please, if you need further information, do not hesitate to contact our manager at or visit the official website of the above event:
We thank you for your interest in bringing together a successful conference of IFKAD 2014.
Sincerely yours
Daniela Carlucci, JC Spender, Giovanni Schiuma
Chairmen of IFKAD 2014»

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sábado, outubro 12, 2013

"The IABPAD Conferences & Publications, Orlando, Dallas, and Madrid, 2014"



Orlando, Florida (January 2-5, 2014) 
Dallas, Texas (April 24-27, 2014)
Madrid, Spain (July 23-25, 2014) 

The IABPAD is now receiving submissions for the three conferences. Please fill out the attached submission form and email it with your submission in Microsoft Word.


 Orlando: The Crowne Plaza Hotel - Orlando Universal, 7800 Universal Boulevard. You can make reservation online. The website for reservations will be at:  or call 1-888-233-9527 / (407) 355-0550. The room group rates with breakfast are $118 (single), $128 (double), $138 (triple).

1- Submission of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papersNovember 1, 2013.

2-  Registration: November 1, 2013.
3 - Final formatted versions of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papers for the conference proceedings should be received on or before November 15, 2013.

Dallas:   The deadline for the DoubleTree by Hilton near the Galleria. You can make reservations by calling the toll free number at 1-800-222-8733 or 1-972-385-9000.  The room group rates with breakfast are $115 (single), $ 125 (double), and $ 125 (triple).

1- Submission of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papers: November 10, 2013.
2- Registration:  January 10, 2014.
3- All final-formatted versions of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papers for the Proceedings should be received on or before January 10, 2014.
Madrid:  The Novotel Campo Naciones, Madrid, Spain, Parque Ferial Juan Carlos 2 E, Madrid, 28042. Group attendees will be making reservations directly with Hotel.  Attendees may call Hotel at 1-855-261-1570 on or before the Group cut-off date (June 20, 2014).  Individuals must identify themselves as part of Group to receive the special Group rate.  The room group rates with breakfast are 67 EU (single) and  77 EU (double).
Hotel Location ( Points of Interest):
  • The Novotel Campo Naciones is a 4-star hotel with 246 rooms, located close to the IFEMA, the Municipal Congress Hall and Juan Carlos I Park. Easily accessible from the M40 highway (exit 8), the hotel has excellent subway links with the center of Madrid and the airport (55 yards [50 m] from the hotel). Ideal for seminars and conferences (9 meeting rooms), the hotel also has a restaurant, bar, outdoor pool , free WIFI and paid parking and offers free airport transfers.

    • Tel (+34)91/7211818
    • Fax (+34)91/7211122
1- Submission of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papers: November 1, 2013.
2. Registration: January 10, 2014.
3- All final-formatted versions of abstracts, work-in-progress, or complete papers for the Proceedings should be received on or before January 10, 2014.


The IABPAD Conference Proceedings have the ISSN Number 547-4836 issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

International Journal of Business and Public Administration (IJBPA) has the ISSN Number 1547-4844 issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. It is also listed in Cabell's  Directory.

International Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives (IJBEP) has the ISSN Number 1931-907X issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. It is also listed in Cabell's Directory.

International Journal of Education Research (IJER ) has the ISSN Number 1932-8443 issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. It is also listed in Cabell's Directory.

International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance (IJBAF) has the ISSN Number 1936-699x issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. It is also listed in Cabell's Directory.

International Journal of Business, Marketing, and Decision Science (IJBMDS) has the ISSN Number 1942-8162 issued by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. It is also listed in Cabell's.

Articles published in the five refereed  journals will be included in the databases of EBSCO publishing Inc. and Gale.»

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quinta-feira, outubro 10, 2013

"The 5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014 - Call for Papers"

in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy

Creating Opportunities Through Innovation: The Future of Tourism and Hospitality in Asia

In conjunction with:
Association Internationale Des Sociologues De Langue Française (AISLF);
4th Responsible Rural Tourism Symposium (RRTS) 2014; and
7th Graduate Research Colloquium (GRC) 2014
Date: 19-21 May 2014
Venue: Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia 

Taylor’s University, School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts and University of Toulouse (Université de Toulouse II Le Mirail) are proudly announcing the “5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014” to be organized by Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia.

Call For Papers
The conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to tourism, hospitality and gastronomy. The conference organizers invite papers, abstracts and presentations relevant to the theme of the conference “Creating Opportunities Through Innovation: The Future of Tourism and Hospitality in Asia”. Papers are also invited in the sub themes of:
  • Anthropology of tourism
  • Anthropology of food & gastronomy
  • Architecture & design in tourism, hotel & food services
  • Crisis management
  • Cultural Studies
  • Customer experience
  • Development processes
  • Economic impacts
  • Education and training
  • Environmental resources & impacts
  • Food studies and food security
  • Finance
  • Hotel & foodservice engineering
  • Human resources
  • Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Mobility
  • New forms of tourism (e.g. volunteering tourism, space tourism, virtual tourism, social tourism etc.)
  • New markets
  • New methodological approaches
  • Product development
  • Public sector
  • Real estate & investment
  • Regulations & management
  • Rural tourism
  • Safety & security
  • Service quality
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sociology of food
  • Sociology of tourism
  • Strategies, processes & benchmarking
  • Sustainable & responsible tourism practices
  • Technology
  • Tourism policies
  • Tourist behaviour
  • Travel trends & flows
  • Recreation and sports

Who Should Attend?
·         Academics and educators in tourism/hospitality fields
·         Managers of hotels/restaurants/tourism businesses
·         Trainers in tourism/hospitality/restaurant fields
·         Tourism/hospitality researchers and industry consultants
·         Interregional organisations with interest in tourism/hospitality industry
·         Administrators of tourism/hospitality management educational programs
·         Tourism/hospitality/ restaurant industry executives and representatives of multinational firms
·         Financial institutions and tourism industry investors
·         Tourism policy makers and national tourism organisation directors
·         Students in tourism/ hospitality management

Abstracts Submission
·         Abstracts (three (3) pages extended abstract, typed, single-spaced and maximum 1,500 words) should be submitted for review and selection.
·         The abstracts should summarize the key points of the paper and with a maximum of 6 keywords that define the subject matter.
·         The paper is reviewed based on the quality of the abstract. Thus, ensure a complete abstract is submitted.
·         Authors should write their name and indicate their affiliation (e.g. university name, country) only below the title of the paper.
·         Abstracts must be submitted using the Easychair system
·         All the abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee and authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full papers through the above link.

Deadlines for Submission
Abstracts (3 page extended abstract) Submission: 31 January 2014
Full Paper Submission: 21 April, 2014

·         Once the abstract is accepted, at least one of the authors must register and present the paper at the Conference.
·         Camera ready versions of the accepted papers will be distributed to all the conference delegates via CD-ROM (with ISBN) or USB drive.
·         Best papers will be competitively selected and authors will be acknowledged with a plaque and certificate.
·         Selected papers will be considered for publication in Sponsor Journals of the Conference.
Ms. Cindy Lee Ker Hui, Conference Secretariat
School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus, No. 1, Jalan Taylor’s, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603-56295000; Fax: +603-56295001» 

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terça-feira, outubro 08, 2013

"12th e-Society 2014 conference in Madrid, Spain: submit until 30 October"

«12th International Conference e-Society 2014
28 February to 2 March 2014, Madrid - Spain 

The e-Society 2014 conference will be held in Madrid, Spain, during 28 February to 2 March 2014.
The ES Conference aims to address the main issues of concern within the Information Society.
The conference is structured along with nine main tracks, covering different aspects from eSociety and Digital Divide, eBusiness / eCommerce, eLearning, New Media and E-Society, Digital Services in ESociety, eGovernment /eGovernance, eHealth, Information Systems and Information Management. For more details please check
* Paper Submission
This is a blind peer-reviewed conference. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English through the conference submission system by October 30, 2013. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously.

* Important Dates:
- Submission Deadline (1st call extension): 30 October 2013
- Notification to Authors (1st call extension): 29 November 2013
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call extension): Until 20 December 2013
- Late Registration (1st call extension): After 20 December 2013

* Paper Publication
The papers will be published in book and electronic format with ISBN, will be made available through the Digital Library available at
The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.
The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions of their papers in the IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet.

* Conference Contact:

* Organized by: International Association for Development of the Information Society»

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segunda-feira, outubro 07, 2013

"Call for Track Chairs-7th Annual EuroMed Conference, September 18th-19th, 2014, Kristiansand, Norway"

The EuroMed Academy of Business announces the7th Annual EuroMed Conference
September 18th-19th, 2014
Organized and Hosted by: University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
The EuroMed Research Business Institute solicits proposals for hosting specific tracks at the 7th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business. Please note that all papers and abstracts accepted will be published in the Book of Proceedings (with an ISBN number) which is included in Conference Proceedings Citation Index — an integrated index within Web of Science. This prestigious distinction is given only to the most significant, in terms of academic excellence, conferences-conventions worldwide.
Prospective track chairs should submit a short description of subjects that will be included in their track. The proposed track should not be too general, but also not overly specialized, thus being able to attract a wide audience of people sharing similar interests. Proposals from industry are also encouraged and welcomed.
Track proposals covering all areas of management studies are strongly encouraged. And, in addition, proposals specifically related to the 2014 general conference theme – “the Future of Entrepreneurship” - are especially welcome.
All track proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Organizing Committee with respect to the above criteria. The committee reserves the right to: (1) accept the proposal as it is, (2) recommend merging of similar proposals with a considerable overlap, or (3) reject the proposal. Upon acceptance of a proposal, the track chairs will be notified of the timetable and related responsibilities. The deadline for track proposal submission is 17th of November, 2013.
All proposals should be submitted electronically (in Microsoft Word format) to Dr. Evangelos Tsoukatos ( and
The acceptance of track proposals will be announced on the 27th of November 2013.
Full information is provided here 
On behalf of EMRBI management,
Professor Demetris Vrontis, PhD, FCIM
Certified Chartered Marketer and Chartered Business Consultant
Dean, Distance Learning
Director, Unit of Graduate Studies in Business
University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus
President, EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMBRI)-
Editor-in-Chief, EuroMed Journal of Business (EMJB)-
46 Makedonitissas Avenue, POBox 24005»

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domingo, outubro 06, 2013

"Conferência "A Democracia na Europa" - F. C. Gulbenkian, 28 de Outubro"

«Caros membros e amigos, 

Por sugestão do Professor Pierre Guibentif, recordamos que terá lugar a conferência "A Democracia na Europa", por Jürgen Habermas, no próximo dia 28 de Outubro, na Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

Saudações cordiais
Economia com Futuro»

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