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DAY 1: Wednesday 18 October 2023

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Administration Building, Thessaloniki, Greece

08:00-9:00 Registration

09:00-10:00 Session A1: Opening Addresses (Main Amphitheater)
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(Moderator: Prof. Dimitrios Kousenidis, Head, Dpt of Economics, AUTH)
Welcome Addresses
AUTH officials, Rector, Vice Rectors
U of Szczecin officials, Rector, Directors
U of Malta officials, Rector, Deans
Prof. Dr TAMARA MILENKOVIC KERKOVIC Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia
Other officials
Prof. El Thalassinos, President ISMA, Chair ICABE

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

10:15-12:15 Session A2: Keynote Addresses (Main Amphitheater)
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MAIN THEME: “ECONOMIC, GEOPOLITICAL, AND SOCIAL PROCESSES IN THE NEW ERA”
(Moderator: Prof. Dimitrios Maditinos, Erasmus Coordinator, International Hellenic U)

10:15-10:50 Keynote 1: PROFESSOR MORRIS ALTMAN
Dean & Chair Professor of Behavioural and Institutional Economics & Co-operatives
School of Business, University of Dundee
#01 “What’s Love Got to do With It? Behavioural & Institutional Economics and a Golden Rule for Wealth Creation and Wellbeing”

10:50-11:25 Keynote 2: PROFESSOR GRATIELA GEORGIANA NOJA
Vice-Dean & Professor of International Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timisoara, Romania
#02 “Migrants’ Labour Market Advancement at the Times of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Geopolitical Uncertainty: A New Modeling Approach Based on Network and Spatial Analysis”

11:25-12:00 Keynote 3: DR. IOANNIS TACHMATZIDIS
Malama Institute of Psychological Applications
#03 “Istamology on Management in the Era of Artificial Intelligence (AIsm)”

12:00-12:40 Questions, Discussion

12:40-13:15 Session A3: International Special Guest Speaker
(Moderator: Prof. El Thalassinos, President ISMA, Chair ICABE)
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PROF. DR. TAMARA MILENKOVIC KERKOVIC
Professor of Law, University of Nice, Republic of Serbia
Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia

#04 “Countertrade Transactions and Policies in Several BRICS Countries and its Legal Sources in International Trade Law”

13:15-14:15 Lunch Break

(Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Halls 1, 2, 3)
14:15-16:00 Parallel Sessions (Session A4, A5, A6, Hall 1, 2, 3)

14:15-16:00 Session A4 in Hall 1:
(Moderators: Prof. Kristi Hassapis, University of Cyprus, Dr. Ioannis Tachmatzidis, MALAMA Institute of Psychological Applications)

#270 Economic Growth in the Sub-Saharan African World Region: Convergence Theory
Vítor João Pereira Domingues Martinho (Agricultural School (ESAV) and CERNAS-IPV Research Centre, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (IPV), 3504-510 Viseu, Portugal) vdmartinho@esav.ipv.pt

#306 High Performance high-rise buildings (HRB): A Case in tropical climate construction
Joseph Falzon (University of Malta) joseph.falzon@melita.com
Rebecca Emily Dalli Gonzi (University of Malta) rebecca.e.dalli-gonzi@um.edu.mt
Thiyagaraju Loganathan (MCAST Institute of Engineering and Transport – Building & Construction) thiyagaraju.loganathan.g28093@mcast.edu.mt
Simon Grima (University of Malta) simon.grima@um.edu.mt

#316 Leveraging Machine Learning for Accurate Sales Predictions: The Future of Time Series Analysis in Pharmaceutical Retail Forecasting
Athanasios Tsadiras (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) tsadiras@econ.auth.gr
Konstantinos Panagiotis Fourkiotis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) fourkiok@econ.auth.gr

#309 Enhancing Sustainability Measures Through Policy Incentives for a Better Circular Economy of Construction Waste
Joseph Falzon (University of Malta) joseph.falzon@melita.com
Ryan Micallef (MCAST, Institute of Building and Construction Engineering) Ryan.Micallef.d103895@mcast.edu.mt
Rebecca Emily Dalli Gonzi (University of Malta) rebecca.e.dalli-gonzi@um.edu.mt

#349 Physiological measurement in the study of the impact of visualization elements on buyers
Kesra Nermend (Department of Decision Support Methods and Cognitive Neuroscience
Institute of Management, University of Szczecin, Poland) kesra.nermend@usz.edu.pl;
Mateusz Piwowarski (Department of Decision Support Methods and Cognitive Neuroscience
Institute of Management, University of Szczecin, Poland) mateusz.piwowarski@usz.edu.pl;

#352 Nexus of fundamental strength on environmentally sustainable activities in selected listed companies
Malgorzata Tarczynska-Luniewska (Prof. US, dr hab. University of Szczecin, Poland)
malgorzata.tarczynska-luniewska@usz.edu.pl;
Wanda Skoczylas (Prof dr hab. University of Szczecin, Poland)
wanda.skoczylas@usz.edu.pl;
Ninditya Nareswari (Ph.D. candidate, University of Szczecin, Poland)
ninditya.nareswari@phd.usz.edu.pl;

14:15-16:00 Session A5 in Hall 2:
(Moderators: Prof. Ileana Tache, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, Prof. Mirela Cristea, University of Craiova, Romania)

#289 Supply chain management in the modern era: The antecedents and effects of Green logistics practices
Dimitrios Chatzoudes (Department of Accounting and Finance, School of Economics and Business, International Hellenic University (IHU), Kavala University Campus, Greece) dchatzoudes@af.ihu.gr
Marta Kadłubek (Czestochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Management, Department of Logistics, Poland) martakadlubek@wp.pl
Dimitrios Maditinos (Department of Management Science and Technology, School of Economics and Business, International Hellenic University (IHU), Kavala University Campus, Greece) dmadi@mst.ihu.gr

#340 Modelling of Dividend Payout Policy for Polish Energy Public Companies
Krzysztof Kompa (College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg) krzysztof.kompa@gmail.com;
Dorota Witkowska (College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg) prof.witkowska@gmail.com

#117 How Close Are Central Banks to Introducing Digital Currency in Response to Cryptocurrencies?”
Yiannis Thalassinos (PhD. Dr. LBS, UIC) thalassinos@hotmail.gr
Eleftherios Thalassinos (Professor Ret. University of Piraeus, Affiliate Professor University of Malta) thalassinos@ersj.eu

#325 Digitalization of tax administration in Greece: The case of myDATA platform
Leonidas Fragidis (International Hellenic University) fragidis@mst.ihu.gr
Kosmas Kosmidis (International Hellenic University) kosmidis@mst.ihu.gr
Panagiotis Manios (International Hellenic University) pamcnio@mst.ihu.gr

#115 The Role of Digital Tool KABADA in Entrepreneurship Education: Case of SE and CEE Countries
Kristaps Lesinskis (Ass. Professor, BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia) e-mail: kristaps.lesinskis@ba.lv
Aivars Spilbergs (Assoc. Professor, BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia) e-mail: aivars.spilbergs@ba.lv
Inese Mavlutova (Professor, BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia) e-mail: inese.mavlutova@ba.lv
Dimitrios Maditinos (Professor, International Hellenic University, Kavala Campus, Greece) dmadi@mst.ihu.gr;

#346 Exploring the relationship between ESG and Financial Performance: Evidence from Greek publicly listed companies
Sofoklis Vogiazas (Black Sea Trade and Development Bank & Cranfield School of Management) svogiazas@bstdb.org;

14:15-16:00 Session A6 in Hall 3: New Societal Challenges in Governance and Policy Design
(Moderators: Prof. Kyriaki Kosmidou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Prof. Peter J Baldacchino, University of Malta)

#333 Modelling the Inferences of Corporate Governance Credentials on the European Insurance Companies Outcomes
Mirela Cristea (University of Craiova) simona.cristea@edu.ucv.ro
Gratiela Georgiana Noja (West University of Timisoara) gratiela.noja@e-uvt.ro
Daniel Circiumaru (University of Craiova) danielcirciumaru@yahoo.com
Raluca Dracea (Bucharest University of Economic Studies) raluca.dracea@eam.ase.ro
Elena Iulia Grigorie (Doctoral School of Economics, University of Craiova) iuliagrigorie99@gmail.com

#331 How do corporate governance credentials affect the financial performance of European agricultural companies? Evidence from Gaussian graphical models
Gratiela Georgiana Noja (West University of Timisoara) gratiela.noja@e-uvt.ro
Mirela Cristea (University of Craiova) simona.cristea@edu.ucv.ro
Nicoleta Sîrghi (West University of Timisoara) nicoleta.sirghi@e-uvt.ro
Petru Ștefea (West University of Timisoara) petru.stefea@e-uvt.ro
Ioana Vădăsan (West University of Timisoara) ioana.vadasan@e-uvt.ro
Claudiu Boțoc (West University of Timisoara) claudiu.botoc@e-uvt.ro

#320 Bibliometric Analysis of the Debate on the Relationship Between Environmental Policy Stringency and Climate Change
Gabriela Badareu (University of Craiova) gg.badareu@mail.ru
Nicoleta Mihaela Doran (University of Craiova) nicoleta.doran@edu.ucv.ro
Roxana Maria Bădîrcea (University of Craiova) roxanamariapirvu@yahoo.com
Ramona Pîrvu (University of Craiova) ramopirvu@gmail.com

#279 Entrepreneurship Education in Engineering Courses: Critical Aspects
José Bilau (Polytechnic Institute of Beja) jose.bilau@ipbeja.pt
Maria Santos (Polytechnic Institute of Beja) t.santos@ipbeja.pt

#343 Assessing the undervalued function of intellectual capital as a facilitator of innovation performance through entrepreneurial leadership
Diego Norena-Chavez (Graduate School of University of Lima) dnorena@ulima.edu.pe;

#348 Using Concept Maps to Understand the Organizational Memory
Mircea Florescu (The Bucharest University of Economic Studies) florescumircea11@stud.ase.ro;
Rodica-Livia Ispas (The Bucharest University of Economic Studies) rodica.lazar@grafex.ro;

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-17:45 Session A7: Keynote Addresses (Main Amphitheater)
MAIN THEME: ‘’THE FINANCIALS OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS AHEAD’’
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(Moderators: Prof. Rebecca Emily Dalli Gonzi, University of Malta, Assoc Prof. Simon Grima, University of Malta)

16:15-16:45 Keynote 4: PROFESSOR ΕLEFTHERIOS THALASSINOS
University of Piraeus (Ret), and University of Malta, President ISMA, Chair ICABE

#05 “Digital Technologies in Banking: A Catalyst for the Emergence of a New Global Monetary System?”

16:45-17:15 Keynote 5: PROFESSOR JOHN MALINDRETOS
William Paterson University of New Jersey, Cotsakos Business College, New Jersey, USA

#06 “US Monetary Policy in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic”

17:15-18:00 Keynote 6: PROFESSOR NICHOLAS ECONOMIDES
New York University, Stern’s Business College, New York, USA

#07 “The Antitrust Cases Against Google”

Free evening

DAY 2: Thursday 19 October 2023
(Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Halls 1, 2, 3)

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00-10:30 Session B1 in Hall 1: “Climate change risks and global environmental governance”
(Moderators: Prof. El Thalassinos, President ISMA, Chair ICABE, Prof. Chi Wei Su, Qingdao University, China / West University of Timisoara, Romania)

#317 Probing the Relation Between Climate Risk and Global Environmental Governance: Novel Evidence from Climate Policy Uncertainty
Chi-Wei Su
(School of Economics, Qingdao University, China; Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timisoara, Romania) su.chih@e-uvt.ro
Oana-Ramona Lobonţ (Finance Department, West University of Timisoara, Romania) oana.lobont@e-uvt.ro
Meng Qin (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timisoara, Romania; School of Marxism, Qingdao University, China) meng575316928@126.com
Sorana Vătavu (Finance Department, West University of Timisoara, Romania) sorana.vatavu@e-uvt.ro

#318 Green Finance and Green Technology: The Effective Ways to Achieve Paris Climate Agreement Goals?
Chi-Wei Su (School of Economics, Qingdao University, China; Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timisoara, Romania) su.chih@e-uvt.ro
Meng Qin (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timisoara, Romania; School of Marxism, Qingdao University, China) meng575316928@126.com
Ana-Cristina Nicolescu (Finance Department, West University of Timisoara, Romania) cristina.nicolescu@e-uvt.ro
Kaihua Wang (School of Economics, Qingdao University, China) 937276847@qq.com

#332 Climate change risk and global environmental governance: A systematic review and bibliometric analysis of the scientific literature
Marilen Gabriel Pirtea (West University of Timisoara) marilen.pirtea@e-uvt.ro
Grațiela Georgiana Noja (West University of Timisoara) gratiela.noja@e-uvt.ro
Alexandra Mădălina Țăran (West University of Timisoara, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration) alexandra.taran@e-uvt.ro
Irina-Maria Grecu (West University of Timisoara, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration) irina.grecu96@e-uvt.ro

#322 Bibliometric framing of the research trends on climate change and environmental governance
Alexandra-Mădălina Țăran (West University of Timisoara, Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration, Timisoara, Romania; West University of Timisoara, Department of Finance, Timisoara, Romania) alexandra.taran@e-uvt.ro
Lavinia Mihiț (West University of Timisoara) lavinia.mihit@e-uvt.ro
Marilen-Gabriel Pirtea (West University of Timisoara, Department of Finance, Timisoara, Romania) marilen.pirtea@e-uvt.ro
Nicoleta-Claudia Moldovan (West University of Timisoara, Department of Finance, Timisoara, Romania) nicoleta.moldovan@e-uvt.ro

#321 Is Environmental Policy Stringency an Optimal Solution for Mitigating Climate Change Risks?Marius Dalian Doran (West University of Timisoara) dalian.doran92@e-uvt.ro
Dorel Berceanu (University of Craiova) dorelberceanu@yahoo.com
Alina Georgiana Manta (University of Craiova) alina.manta@edu.ucv.ro
Iulia Para (West University of Timisoara) iulia.para@e-uvt.ro

09:00-10:30 Session B2 in Hall 2: “Risk management and economic growth”
(Moderators: Prof. US, dr hab. Malgorzata Tarczynska-Luniewska University of Szczecin, Poland, Prof. Inese Mavlutova, BA School of Business and Finance, Riga, Latvia)

#330 Construction of Optimal Long-Term Investment Portfolio Applying Taxonomic Measures
Krzysztof Kompa (College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg) krzysztof.kompa@gmail.com;
Dorota Witkowska (College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg) mariaw@uj.ac.za;

#307 Barriers to High-Performance Building (HPB) Incentivization in Malta
Rebecca Emily Dalli Gonzi (University of Malta) rebecca.e.dalli-gonzi@um.edu.mt
Joseph Falzon (University of Malta) joseph.falzon@melita.com
William Portelli (MCAST Institute of Engineering and Transport – Building & Construction) William.Portelli.a106149@mcast.edu.mt
Simon Grima (University of Malta) simon.grima@um.edu.mt

#267 Consequences of the implementation of non-financial indicators in bankruptcy prediction models of Polish enterprises
Bernard Kokczyński (University of Lodz) bernard.kokczynski@edu.uni.lodz.pl

#268 The Conditional Nature of Political Risk
Dragan Vitorovic (Doctoral Candidate (AUTH), School of Political Sciences) draganvitorovic@gmail.com

#305 Leveraging value-adding factors through the Construction Development cycle – Factors changing the property value landscape
Joseph Falzon (University of Malta) joseph.falzon@melita.com
Claire Jean Hanna (MCAST Institute of Engineering and Transport) claire.hanna.f33014@mcast.edu.mt
Rebecca Emily Dalli Gonzi (University of Malta) rebecca.e.dalli-gonzi@um.edu.mt

09:00-10:30 Session B3 in Hall 3: “Business Economics”
(Moderators: Prof. Inna Romanova, University of Latvia, Assoc. Prof. Simon Grima, University of Malta and University of Latvia)

#280 Assessing and Managing Stakeholders: The case of EDP
José Henrique Bilau (University of Strathclyde) jhenrique.bilau@gmail.com

#262 The Impact of Digital Transformation on Business Performance
Donjeta Morina (University “Haxhi Zeka” – Peja, Kosovo) donjeta.morina@unhz.eu
Ibish Mazreku (University “Haxhi Zeka” – Peja, Kosovo) ibish.mazreku@unhz.eu

#342 Diversity management in small, medium, and large companies in Poland – A perspective on the benefits
Elwira Gross-Gołacka (University of Warsaw) egross@wz.uw.edu.pl;
Teresa Kupczyk (Akademia Humanitas) teresakupczyk@gmail.com;

#104 Worldwide Geopolitical Stability: A New Perspective
George D. Papadopoulos (International Hellenic University, Kavala, Greece). georgepapadop@hotmail.com
Lykourgos Magafas (Professor, International Hellenic University, Kavala, Greece) lmagafas@otenet.gr
Konstantinos Demertzis (School of Science & Technology, Informatics Studies, Hellenic Open University, Patra, Greece), kdemertz@fmenr.duth.gr
Ioannis Antoniou (Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), iantonio@math.auth.gr

#110 ChatGPT influence the hospitality industry: current trends and future research perspectives
Ass. Prof. Maia Diakonidze, (Akaki Tsereteli State University, Georgia) maia.diakonidze@atsu.edu.ge;

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-13:15 Session B4: Keynote Addresses (Main Amphitheater Library Building)
Main Theme: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN GLOBAL ECONOMY”

(Moderators: Prof. Dimitris Kousenidis, Head, School of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
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10:45-11:20 Keynote 7: PROFESSOR PANAYIOTIS THEODOSSIOU
Professor of Finance, Miller College of Business, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA

#08 “Cognitive Biases and their Impact on the Supply Chain Inventory Decisions: Theory and Example”

11:20-11:55 Keynote 8: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR SIMON GRIMA
Deputy Dean, Faculty of Finance, Economics, Management and Accountancy, Head Department of Insurance and Risk Management, University of Malta, and Professor University of Latvia

#09 “Managing Longevity Risk to Ensure Sustainable Wellbeing”#09 “Managing Longevity Risk to Ensure Sustainable Wellbeing”

11:55-12:30 Keynote 9: DR. ELEFTHERIA KOSTIKA
Head, Office of Deputy Governor, Bank of Greece

#10 “Fintech Developments in Europe: The Case of Digital Euro”

12:30-13:15 Questions, Discussion

13:15-14:15 Lunch Break

(Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Halls 1, 2, 3)

14:15-14:45 (Hall 1) Session B5: Special Lecture “Consultation for Research”
By Prof. Gratiela Georgiana Noja, ROMANIA, and Prof. Dimitrios Chatzoudes, GREECE

14:15-14:45 (Hall 2) Session B6: Special Lecture “The Role of Mediation in Dispute Resolutions and Conflicts”
By Ms. Isidora Tachmatzidi, Attorney at Law, Greece, Registered Mediator, Civil and Commercial (CMC), UK

14:45-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-17:00 Parallel Sessions (Session B7, B8, B9, Hall 1, 2, 3)

15:00-17:00 Session B7 in Hall 1:
(Moderators: Prof. Gratiela Georgiana Noja, West University of Timisoara, Prof. El Thalassinos, University of Piraeus, and University of Malta)

#327 Tourism and the Greek Economy: A Network Analysis
Theodore Tsekeris (Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE)) tsek@kepe.gr

#292 Workforce gender diversity and firm adaptability during Covid-19 pandemic: cross-country evidence
Bibek Bhatta (Queen’s University Belfast) b.bhatta@qub.ac.uk

#285 Exploring the Role of the Regional Environment in Microcredit Repayment
José Bilau (Polytechnic Institute of Beja) jose.bilau@ipbeja.pt
Ricardo Gouveia (University of Madeira) ricardogouveia@staff.uma.pt
Soumodip Sarkar (University of Évora) ssarkar@uevora.pt

#351 Econometric modeling of the metrology impact on the economy in Poland
Malgorzata Tarczynska-Luniewska (Prof. US, dr hab. University of Szczecin, Poland)
malgorzata.tarczynska-luniewska@usz.edu.pl;
Mariusz Doszyn (Prof US, dr hab. University of Szczecin, Poland)
mariusz.doszyn@usz.edu.pl;
Pawel Majda (Prof WPUT, dr hab. Inz., West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland) pawel.majda@zut.edu.pl;
Miroslaw Pajor (Prof. dr hab. Inż. West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland) miroslaw.pajor@zut.edu.pl;
Barbara Batog (Dr., University of Szczecin, Poland) barbara.batog@usz.edu.pl;
Dominik Rozkrut (Dr., University of Szczecin, Poland) dominik.rozkrut@usz.edu.pl;
Monika Rozkrut (Dr., University of Szczecin, Poland) monika.rozkrut@usz.edu.pl;

#299 Blockchain Services for the Benefit of Businesses
Georgia Parastatidou (International Hellenic University) geparast@mst.ihu.gr
Vassilios Chatzis (International Hellenic University) chatzis@mst.ihu.gr

#101 Income Inequality in Western Balkans: Trends and Cycles
Alexandra Livada (Athens University of Economics and Business) livada@aueb.gr
Andreas Papastamou (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, School of International, European and Area Studies, Athens)
Petros Bouliers (Athens University of Economics and Business)

15:00-17:00 Session B8 in Hall 2:
(Moderators: Assoc. Prof. Marta Kadlubek, Czestochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Management, Department of Logistics, Poland, Prof. Dimitrios Chatzoudes, International Hellenic University, Kavala, Greece

#301 Maltese Selected Stakeholder Perceptions of the Elements and Values in the Co-Operative Concept
Peter J Baldacchino (Professor, University of Malta) peter.j.baldacchino@um.edu.mt
Melania Apap (Graduate Accountant, University of Malta) melania.apap.18@um.edu.mt
Simon Grima (Associate Professor) simon.grima@um.edu.mt

#345 Managing the Risk of Greylisting: Case of Latvia
Inna Romanova (University of Latvia) inna.romanova@lu.lv;
Jan Körnert (University of Greifswald) koernert@uni-greifswald.de;
Marina Kudinska (University of Latvia) marina.kudinska@lu.lv;

#315 Change Changes: Multidisciplinary Philosophical Syncretism of Aristotle’s Causal Theory and Nietzsche’s Crucial Human Behavioral Virtues for Change Management
Vasileios Georgiadis (Phd Candidate, International Hellenic University, Kavala Campus) vageor1@mst.ihu.gr
Lazaros Sarigiannidis (Associate Professor, International Hellenic University, Kavala Campus) lazasari@mst.ihu.gr

#338 From Office to Anywhere: A Systematic Literature Review Reflecting the Evolution of Telework after the Emerge of Covid-19 Pandemic
Elpiniki Symeonidou (International Hellenic University, Kavala Campus) Elpinikipearl@Yahoo.Com;
Georgios Theriou (International Hellenic University, Kavala Campus) gtheriou@mst.ihu.gr; therioungeorgios@gmail.com;

#102 The recent trends of Globalization, Localization and Slowbalization as perceived by Economics students
Titus Suciu (Department of Finance, Accounting and Economic Theory, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) titus.suciu@unitbv.ro
Ruxandra-Gabriela Albu (Department of Management and Economic Informatics, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) ruxandra.albu@unitbv.ro;
Alexandra Zamfirache ((Department of Management and Economic Informatics, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) alexandra.zamfirache@unitbv.ro;
Ileana Tache (Department of Marketing, Tourism Services and International Business, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) ileanatache@unitbv.ro

#337 How the Three Sea Initiative can boost economic development in Central and Eastern Europe
Vlad Dumitrache (DRESMARA) vlad_dumitrache87@yahoo.ro;

15:00-17:00 Session B9 in Hall 3:
(Moderators: Dr. Diego Norena-Chavez, University of Lima, Peru, Ass. Prof. Maia Diakonidze, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Georgia)

#294 Emerging markets as key drivers of the global economy
Piotr Rubaj (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin) piotr.rubaj@kul.pl

#334 Financial Entities and Common Practices of Creative Accounting
Konstantina Tsoktouridou (International Hellenic University) kontsok@af.ihu.gr
Eleftheria Panagiotidou (International Hellenic University) elefthpan@hotmail.com
Athanasios Mandilas (International Hellenic University) smand@af.ihu.gr
Stavros Valsamidis (International Hellenic University) svalsam@af.ihu.gr

#106 A comprehensive review of business valuation, including a discussion of its determining factors
Trigas Sotiris (PhD., Dr., Agricultural University of Athens, Amfissa) s.trigas@panteion.gr
Patsis Paris (PhD., Dr., Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) paris.patsis@gmail.com
Liapis Angelos (Gr.st.Fin, Athens University of Economics and business ) liapis.angelos@aueb.gr

#107 Exploring the Relationship Between Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Financial and Non-Financial Reporting: A Study of Large Companies in Greece
Pagalou Foteini (Ph.D candidate, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) fpagalou@gmail.com
Galanos Christos (PhD., Dr., Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) christos.galanos@gmail.com
Liapis Konstantinos (Professor, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) konstantinos.liapis@panteion.gr
Thalassinos Eleftherios (Professor Ret. University of Piraeus, Affiliate Professor University of Malta) thalassinos@ersj.eu

#108 Greek Public Sector’s Efficient Resource Allocation: Key Findings and Policy Management
Liapis Konstantinos (Professor, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) konstantinos.liapis@panteion.gr
Petropoulos Theofanis (PhD Candidate, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences) f.petropoulos@panteion.gr
Thalassinos Yiannis (PhD. Dr. LBS, UIC) thalassinos@hotmail.gr

#350 Use of the multidimensional analysis method for the assessment of education level in Poland related to EU countries
Małgorzata Nermend (Department of Early Education, University of Szczecin, Poland) malgorzata.nermend@usz.edu.pl;
Kinga Flaga-Gieruszyńska (Research Team on Civil Procedural Law and Informatization of the Justice, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin, Poland)
kinga.flaga-gieruszynska@usz.edu.pl;

20:30-24:00 Gala Dinner Place TBA

DAY 3: Friday 20 October 2023
Social Program (optional, must be registered in advance) and Online presentations

08:30 Departure for a coach day visit to Kavala, Philippi Archeological Sites and Biblia Chora Winery with lunch
20:30 Return to Thessaloniki

Free evening

Online presentations only, Platforms 1, 2, 3
Please contact the moderator of your session before Oct 17th

10:00-13:30 Parallel Session C1:
Microsoft Teams meeting
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Moderator: Prof. Theodore Stamatopoulos, Professor University of West Attica, Greece, stamth@uniwa.gr;

#308 Consumer attitudes and perceptions about yogurts: Comparing the findings of a focus group study and an empirical survey
Despoina Ioakeimidou (Department of Production and Management Engineering, School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece) dioakeim@pme.duth.gr
Prodromos Chatzoglou (Department of Production and Management Engineering, School of Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece) pchatzog@pme.duth.gr
Dimitrios Chatzoudes (Department of Accounting and Finance, School of Economics and Business, International Hellenic University (IHU), Kavala University Campus, Greece) dchatzoudes@af.ihu.gr

#319 Big 4 and the Financial Characteristics of their Clients
Maria Tsipouridou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) mtsipouridou@econ.auth.gr
Konstantina Karypidou (International Hellenic University) ntinakappa63@gmail.com

#297 Microeconomics of corruption based on behavioral economics: testing Monteverde’s approach
Felippe Clemente (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa) felippe.clemente@ics.ulisboa.pt
Luís de Sousa (Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa) luis.sousa@ics.ulisboa.pt

#310 Influence of Multicultural Features on Corporate Relationships
Mamuka Zakarazde (PhD. Student) mamuka.zakaradze@ciu.edu.ge
Badri Gechbaia (Professor) gechbaia.badri@bsu.edu.ge

#278 Feeling stresses? A critical analysis of the regulatory prescribed stress tests for financial services in the UK
Stavros Pantos (School of Law, University of Reading) s.pantos@pgr.reading.ac.uk

#326 Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Characteristics, History and Development
Sonal Trivedi (Birla Global University, Orissa, India) trivedi.sonal86@gmail.com
Vinita Choudhary (K. R. Mangalam University, Haryana India) postvinita@gmail.com
Neha Kamboj (IILM University Gurugram, Haryana, India) nehakamboj2000@gmail.com

#275 Study of the Disruptive effects of Economic Downturns on European Stock Markets
Valentin Marian Antohi (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania/ Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) valentin_antohi@yahoo.com
Monica Laura Zlati (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) sorici_monica@yahoo.com
Romeo Victor Ionescu (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) ionescu_v_romeo@yahoo.com
Marius Sorin Dinca (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) msdinca@yahoo.com
Costinela Fortea (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) costinela.fortea@yahoo.com

#274 Study on the Economic and Energy Impact of the Transition to the Green Economy For Six uropean Union’s Member States
Costinela Fortea (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) costinela.fortea@yahoo.com
Marius Sorin Dinca (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania) msdinca@yahoo.com
Romeo Victor Ionescu (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) ionescu_v_romeo@yahoo.com
Monica Laura Zlati (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) sorici_monica@yahoo.com
Valentin Marian Antohi (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania/ Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania) valentin_antohi@yahoo.com

#335 Is the EU Listing Act the remedy for which the IPO markets are begging? Remarks from a comparative perspective
Łukasz Chyla (Jagiellonian University, University of Warsaw) lukasz.chyla@doctoral.uj.edu.pl

#112 Financial fragility hypothesis and social security systems: what have we learned from the paradigmatic Greek case?
Dionysios Kyriakopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Economics and Political Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration) dionysis.kyriakopoulos@gmail.com
John Yfantopoulos (MBA University of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Economics and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece) yfantopoulos@gmail.com;
Theodoros V. Stamatopoulos (Corresponding author, ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9710-0870, University of West Attica, School of Administrative, Economics and Social Sciences, Department of Accounting and Finance, Greece) stamth@uniwa.gr

#311 The Use of Ai in Aiding the Strategic Decisions of Business Leaders in a VUCA Environment
Vlad-Mihai Dragan (Transilvania University, Brasov) dragan.vladmihai@gmail.com
Cristina-Andrada Baba (Transilvania University, Brasov) baba.andrada@gmail.com

#323 The Impact of Tourism on Economic Growth: Evidence from Greece
Stefanos Samprakos sambracoss@gmail.com

#296 Passing on Self-Compassion: Analysis of Succession Success Drivers in Family-Owned Small Businesses
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza Bilal (Lahore Business School, University of Lahore (Pakistan)) ahmed.raza.bilal@gmail.com
Dr. Zeshan Ahmed (University of Malaya, Malaysia) malikzeeshan1@hotmail.com
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naveed (Bahria University Islamabad Pakistan) dr.naveed.finance@gmail.com
Dr. Tehreem Fatima (The University of Lahore Pakistan) tehreem.fatima@lbs.uol.edu.pk
Prof. Dr. Farooq Ahmad (The University of Lahore Pakistan) farooq.anwar1@lbs.uol.edu.pk

10:00-13:30 Parallel Session C2:
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Moderator: Dr. Vassilis Zakopoulos, Professor University of West Attica, Greece v.zakopoulos@uniwa.gr;

#293 Factors Influencing Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activity in US and EU
Victor Vasnetsov (Cambridge Centre for International Research (CCIR))
V.V@cambridge-research.org.uk
Siona “Dolly” Pramoda (Cambridge Centre for International Research (CCIR)) dolly@livepromise.com
Catherine Kovenya-Vasnetsov (Cambridge Centre for International Research (CCIR)) C.V@cambridge-research.org.uk

#341 Exploring the Influence of Green Financing on Environmental Performance: The Role of Green Banking Strategies
Sanjay Taneja (Graphic Era University) drsanjaytaneja1@gmail.com;
Sachin Ghai (Graphic Era University) profsg.mba@geu.ac.in;
Ercan OZEN (University of Usak) ercan.ozen@usak.edu.tr;

#339 The determinants of FI for four countries—Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, and Korea
Ghazia Batool (National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan) ghaziabatool.786@gmail.com;
Zia-Ur-Rehman (National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan) mzrehman@ntu.edu.pk;
Ali Raza Shafqat (National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan) alirazashafqat@gmail.com;

#328 Believing in mission and believing in profits: The cognitive dissonance
Muhammad Mohsen Liaqat (Istanbul Health and Technology University, Turkey) mohsenliaqat@gmail.com;
Bella Gulshan (Altinbas University, Turkey) bellagulshan@gmail.com;

#303 A Bi-Level Programming Approach for a Viable Supply Chain Network Design
Reza Lotfi (Department Industrial Engineering, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran, and Behineh Gostar Sanaye Arman, Tehran, Iran) reza.lotfi.ieng@gmail.com
Marta Kadłubek (Czestochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Management, Department of Logistics, Poland) martakadlubek@wp.pl
Sadia Samar Ali (Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) ssaali@kau.edu.sa

#120 Electricity Consumption, Trade, and GDP and the Effect of COVID-19 in the V4: A Panel ARDL Approach
Prof. Erginbay Ugurlu (Istanbul Aydın University, Department of Economics and Finance)
erginbayugurlu@aydin.edu.tr;
Assoc. Prof. Irena Jindrichovska (Department of Financial Management, Metropolitan University Prague) irena.jindrichovska@mup.cz;

#121 Current Reporting Practices of Extracting Giants: Analytical Approach
Assoc. Prof. Irena Jindrichovska (Department of Financial Management, Metropolitan University Prague) irena.jindrichovska@mup.cz;
Dana Kubickova (Department of Financial Management, Metropolitan University Prague)
dana.kubickova@mup.cz;
Marie Fiserova (Prague University of Economics and Business, Department of Didactics)
fiserova@vse.cz;

#353 Global Financial Market Resilience in the Face of Catastrophic Events
Guru Asish Singh (Ph.D., candidate, University of Szczecin, Poland)
guru_ashish.singh@phd.usz.edu.pl;

#336 Internationalization of Polish start-ups
Marcin Majewski (Wroclaw University of Economics and Business) marcin.majewski@ue.wroc.pl

#116 Potential possibilities of using artificial intelligence in the professional work of a judge: Strengthening or threatening social legal security in modern Europe?
Dr Aleksandra Klich (University of Szczecin, Poland)
Mgr Paweł Michalik (University of Szczecin, Poland)
kinga.flaga-gieruszynska@usz.edu.pl

#283 Human Psychology and Investment Decisions of Cryptocurrencies Investors
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Naveed (Bahria Business School Islamabad, Bahria University (Pakistan)) dr.naveed.finance@gmail.com
Mr. Rehan Aftab (Lecturer, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (Islamabad, Pakistan)) rehanaftab64@gmail.com
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Raza Bilal (Lahore Business School, University of Lahore (Pakistan)) ahmed.raza.bilal@gmail.com

#103 Shareholders’ expectations from the Insurance Industry during Covid-19 pandemics
Yaffa Machnes (The School of Business Administration, Bar-Ilan University, Israel) ymachnes@gmail.com;
Yochanan Shachmurove (Department of Economics and Business, City University of New York, USA) yshachmurove@ccny.cuny.edu
Roi D. Taussig (Ariel University, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Ariel, Israel) roit@ariel.ac.il

10:00-13:30 Parallel Session C3: (12:30-16:00 Indian Time)
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Moderator: Prof. Kiran Sood, Chitrika University India, kiransood1982@gmail.com;

DAY 4: Saturday 21 October 2023
Free day for sightseeing in the city of Thessaloniki
Optional activities