Conference Program


Annual Academic Meetings of the Social Sciences Division
& the Business, Economics and Law Division
26-29 July 2021, Athens, Greece
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)


Monday 26 July 2021

10.00-10.30
Registration


10.30-11.00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:


11:00-13:00

  1. Patrick Brecht, Research Associate, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany.
    Title: Platform Business Design – An Innovation Framework to Develop Platform Business Models based on the Google Sprint Method. 
  2. Manuel Niever, Research Associate, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany.
    Title: Innovation Driven by Cooperation of Startups and SME.
  3. Stefanie Baumgartner, MSc IM Graduate, University if Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, School of Business, Switzerland.
    Title: Strategic Foresight and Innovation Management: Insights form International Swiss Banks. 
  4. Zafer Kizilkaya, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
    Mohammad Salman, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.
    Title: Turkey as a ‘subject’ in regional politics and its implications for the European Union.

13:00-14:00 Lunch


14:00-14:30
Jiri Suchy
, Assistant Professor, Charles University, Czech Republic.
Title: Abuse of Doping Under the Shadow of Altitude Training.


14:30-15:00
Maria Konstantaki
Head, Sport, Exercise, & Kinesiology Unit, ATINER & Research Fellow, UK.
Title:
The Effects of a Pilates Intervention on Arterial Stiffness and Trunk Flexibility.


15:00-15:30
Ilan Riss, Director of Sector (Retired), Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics Israel.
Title:
Wave Structure of Migration Systems Immigration to Israel.


15:30-16:00
Marija Bulatovic
, President, SALA, Serbia.
Vera Petrovic, Head, Department for Development of the Library Systems, University Library “Svetozar Markovic” Serbia.
Title:
Serbia Academic Library Association.


16:00-16:30
Maria de Fatima Ebole Santana
, Researcher, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/ Fiocruz, Brazil.
Title: Knowledge Management and Scientific Foresight for Health Surveillance: Emphasis on Arboviruses Zika.



16.30-17:00
Marcio Sacramento de Oliviera, Researcher, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/ Fiocruz, Brazil.
Title:
Scientific and Technological Global Contributions to the Yellow Fever. 


17:00-17:30
Binh Le
, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Title: Advancing Asian Pacific Americans Into Library Leadership Position.


17:30-18:00
Judy Porter
, Professor Rochester Institute of Technology, USA.
LaVerne McQuiller Williams, Professor Rochester Institute of Technology, USA.
Nicholas Robertson, Professor Rochester Institute of Technology, USA.
Title:
Intimate Partner Victimisation Perpetration Among College Students: The Effects of Child Maltreatment, Polyvictimization, and Auditory Status.


18:00-18:30
Xiaofen Keating
, Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Dwan Bridges, Professor, California State University, USA.
Elizabeth A. Bridges, Educational Consultant, Benjamin & Yancy Foundation, USA, Toby Andrews, The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Xiaolu Liu, Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University, USA.
Title:
Analysis of Changes in Chinese College Student Health-Related Fitness.


18:30-19:00
Neill Fitzpatrick
, Assistant Professor, MacEwan University, Canada.
Title: No News is not Good News: The Impact of News Fatigue and News Avoidance in a Pandemic, Post-Truth World.


21:00-22:00
Greek Night


Tuesday 27 July 2021

07:00-09:00 Urban Walk


09:00-09:30
Fredrick Okaka, Lecturer, Moi University, Kenya.
Title:
Knowledge, Perception and Practice Towards COVID-19 Among Older People Living in Informal Settlements in Nairobi City, Kenya.


09:30-10:00
Sara Zamir, Associate Professor, Achva Academic College, Israel.
Title:
The Image and Status of Teachers as Reflected in Media Caricatures.


10:00-10:30
Martinique Sparks
, Associate Professor, North-West University, South Africa.
Colin Powell, North-West University, South Africa.
Cindy Pienaar, Associate Professor, Durban University of Technology, South Africa.
Title:
Relationship Between the Results of Fitness Tests and Match-Play Performance Variable of International Female Field Hockey Players.


10:30-11:00
Veselin Vasilev
, Assistant Professor, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Nikolay Boyadjiev, Professor, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Title:
Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) in Sports.


11:00-11:30
Giuseppe De Luca Picione
, Professor, University of Naples Federico II Italy.
Domenico Trezza, Research Fellow, University of Naples Federico II Italy.
Lucia Fortini, Adjunct Professor, University of Naples Federico II Italy.
Title:
Managing Multimedia Storytelling for Federico II University Cultural Heritage. Reflective Practices of Social Innovation.


11:30-12:00
Camilla Della Giustina
, Honorary Fellow, University of Padua, Italy.
Daniele Trabucco, Research Fellow, University of Padua, Italy.
Title:
European Governance and Silent Changes of the State Form. Reflections in the Margin of Art. 47 Cost.


12:00-12:30
Sarit Rashkovits
, Senior Lecturer, Yezreel Valley College, Israel.
Title:
Working from Home after COVID19 in Israel Demands, Resources, Social Yearning, and Gender.


12:30-13:00
Domenico Trezza
, Research Fellow, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
Giuseppe De Luca Picione, Professor, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
Lucia Fortini, Adjunct Professor, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
Title:
The Right to Migrate the Language Training for the Foreigners in the Local Contexts.


13:00-13:30
Maher Alzyadat
, Researcher, University of York, UK.
Title:
The Role of Managers in Stimulating Engineers’ Intrapreneurial Capabilities – A Case Study of Technology-Based SMEs.


13:30-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
David Kalisz, Associate Professor, Paris School of Business, France.
Title: New Dimensions of Strategic Foresight. Beyond Scenarios The Six Directions of Modern Horizon Scanning.


Welcome remarks by Cleopatra Veloutsou, Head, Marketing Unit, ATINER & Professor of Brand Management, University of Glasgow, U.K.

15:00-15:30
Ralf Wagner
, Professor, University of Kassel Germany.
Malek Simon Grimm, PhD Student, University of Kassel, Germany.
Title: The Impact of Culture on Intra-Brand Image Confusion.


15:30-16:00
Radmila Janicic
, Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: Social Marketing in Brand Building of Education and Educational Intitutions.


16:00-16:30
Ezgi Oguz
, Phd Student, University of Leeds, UK.
Jamie Marsden, Lecturer, University of Leeds, UK.
Mariana Suter, Lecturer, University of Leeds, UK.
Title: Using Design to Manage Copycat Packaging.


16:30-17:00
Mian Wang
, PhD Student, University of Leeds, UK.
Title: The Role of Interactive Technologies in Retail Design: A Case Study of Canada Goose.


21:30-22:30
Dinner


Wednesday 28 July 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 29 July 2021
Delphi Tour