XIX International Scientific Conference From the Cycle “Regional Development” titled:

Entrepreneur & innovation driven development policy of the region


Department of Economics and Management of the Opole University of Technology,
Marshall of the Opole Voivodeship,
Institute of Sustainable Development

7 th – 8 th June 2017, Opole
Science-Knowledge Centre, Waryńskiego Street 4

Honourable Patronage:

  • HM Rector of Opole University of Technology, prof. dr hab. Marek Tukiendorf
  • Marshall of the Opole Voivodeship, Andrzej Buła
  • Mayor of Opole, Arkadiusz Wiśniewski
  • Chairman of the CSDC of the PAS, prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Markowski


The Conference will be the chance to exchange experiences between the triangle of cooperation: science, business as well as self-government. Knowledge and relations being the effect of the conference should bring growing number of joint undertakings, their better quality including growing activity and effectiveness of application for available funds in fields such as entrepreneurship or innovation, what is one of the main aims of regional policy.

Thematic scope of the Conference will be focused at politics of balancing the development and policy of its development with particular reference to:

  • The role of intellectual potential in development of the region,
  • Key competences in innovation’s creation,
  • Developmental efficiency of companies,
  • The role of foreign capital in development of the region,
  • New products and technologies development,
  • Development effects of the operations of B+R units,
  • Activation of regional economy,
  • Directions of regional policy actions,
  • Financial sources of regional and local development projects (including possibilities of RPO WO 2014-2020).

Scientific Committee
Prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Malik - Chairman
Dr inż. Małgorzata Adamska
Dr inż. Karina Bedrunka
Prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Borys
Prof. dr hab. Henryk Brandenburg
Prof. UE dr hab. Ryszard Brol
Prof. UŁ dr hab. Małgorzata
Burchard- Dziubińska
Prof. PO dr hab. Maria Bernat
Prof. UE dr hab. Adam Drobniak
Prof. dr hab. Bogusław Fiedor
Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Graczyk
Prof. dr hab. Kazimierz Górka
Prof. dr hab. Krystian Heffner
Doc. ing. Vladimir Hiadlovsky, PhD
Dr Anna Jasińska-Biliczak.
Prof. PCZ dr hab. inż. Dorota Jelonek
Prof. UJK dr hab. Wioletta Kamińska
Prof. PO dr hab. Leszek Karczewski
Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Klasik
Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Korenik
Prof. WSIiZ dr hab. Mieczysław Kowerski
Prof. US dr hab. Barbara Kryk
Prof. PO dr hab. Marcin Łuszczyk
Prof. PO dr hab. Vojtech Malatek
prof. US dr hab. inż. Marian Malicki
Prof. dr hab. inż. Vanda Marakova
Prof. dr hab. inż. Viera Markova
Prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Markowski
Prof. ing. Macháček Martin
Prof. Roland Moraru
Prof. dr hab. inż. Celina Olszak
Prof. dr hab. Kazimierz Perechuda
Prof. UO dr hab. Joost Platje
Prof. dr hab. Bazyli Poskrobko
Prof. AGH dr hab. Leszek Preisner
Prof. UE dr hab. Zbigniew Przybyła
Prof. dr hab. Irena Pyka
Prof. dr hab. Robert Rauziński
Prof. UE dr hab. Andrzej Rączaszek
Prof. dr hab. Janusz Słodczyk
Prof. PO dr hab. Brygida Solga
Prof. dr hab. Danuta Strahl
Prof. PO dr hab. Kazimierz Szczygielski
Dr inż. Marzena Szewczuk-Stępień
Prof. dr hab. Jacek Szlachta
Prof. dr hab. inż. Marek Tukiendorf
Prof. dr hab. inż. Maria Uramova
Prof. PO dr hab. inż. Janusz Wielki
Prof. dr Michael Woywode
Prof. PO. dr hab. Mariusz Zieliński

Conference Organizing Committee
dr inż. Marzena Szewczuk-Stępień – przewodnicząca
dr inż. Małgorzata Adamska
dr inż. Łukasz Dymek
dr Anna Jasińska-Biliczak
dr inż. Brygida Klemens
dr inż. Łukasz Mach
dr inż. Bogdan Ruszczak
dr inż. Aleksandra Zygmunt
dr inż. Justyna Zygmunt

Multimedia and technical service
Krzysztof Kasza
mgr Mateusz Nowak

Important dates

  • Registration as well as sending the title and abstract of the submission deadline: 21st April 2017
  • Conference fee deadline: 26th May 2017
  • Final Papers (full version) deadline: 8th June 2017 (Conference day)
  • Submisions should be sent to dr inż. Łukasz Mach ( l.mach @ po.opole.pl )

The Scientific Committee will:

  • select abstracts of the papers and will classify articles to presentation during the conference;
  • select the articles to publication (after positive reviews); Articles will be published in journals “Barometr Regionalny” (14 points according to MNiSW ) or „Przegląd Nauk Stosowanych” (5 points according to MNiSW) and also will be available in electronic version..

Conference fee

  • Overall cost of the conference participation (accommodation 7th-8th June 2017, full board, publication) – 1100zł
  • Attending the conference without publication (accommodation 7th-8th June 2017, full board) – 500 zł
  • Attending the conference with publication (full board, publication) – 700 zł
  • Attending the first day of the conference taking place in CeNaBiz Centre – free of charge

Conference fee should be paid at following The Opole University of Technology banking account:
Bank PeKaO S.A. I Oddział Opole nr 80 1240 1633 1111 0000 2651 2646
Message for us: Konferencja „Motory”