Conference Speakers

Past Speakers

Prof. Dr. Daniel Roque Gomes

Professor at the School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra.
Vice-President of the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra.

Presentation Title: An integrated approach for the building of Sustainable Human Resources Management: evaluating the articulation with Internal Communication towards the building of internal Organizational Sustainability

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Daniel Roque Gomes has been the Vice-President of the Polytechnic of Coimbra since July 2021 and is responsible by the academic affairs and quality management. In 2017, Gomes took office as an Administrator of the Polytechnic of Coimbra and was responsible for financial management, public procurement, and information and communication technologies.
He has a PhD in Psychology specializing in Work and Organizational Psychology, a master’s degree in Social and Organizational Psychology, and a bachelor’s degree in Social and Organizational Psychology from ISCTE-IUL.
He started teaching in 2006 and is now an Adjunct Professor in Organizational Communication, Organizational Change and Human Resource Management in Coimbra Education School of the Polytechnic of Coimbra.
He is the author and co-author of 19 book chapters in national publications, 27 scientific articles in international journals, 4 scientific articles in national journals, and 15 articles in national and international conference proceedings. Gomes is an Associate Editor of the Business and Management Research scientific journal, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Employee Relations Journal, and is one of the Review Editors of the Frontiers in Psychology scientific journal and also of Performance Science journal. He is an invited reviewer of multiple scientific journals in Management and Work and Organizational Psychology. He regularly participates in national and international events in management as a speaker.
Daniel Roque Gomes was a human resources manager and an organizational consultant in multiple human resources management and organizational development projects.

Prof. Dr.Panagiotis Tzavaras

Lecturer at European university of Cyprus

Presentation Title: The economic impact of the pandemic

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He is a graduate of the Department of Statistics and Insurance Science of the School of Finances and Statistics of the University of Piraeus specializing in the analysis of portfolios (1999). Furthermore, he holds two postgraduate degrees. The first one is a Master’s in Advanced Studies in Telematics Management from the School of Media, Management, Information and Communication from Danube University of Krems, Austria specializing in e-Finance (2002). His second postgraduate degree is in Informatics Systems from the Greek Open University specializing in e-Government (2009). Finally, he wrote his doctoral dissertation at the National Metsovio Polytechnic School in the area of Humanities, Social Sciences and Justice (AKED) at the school of Applied Mathematics and Natural Sciences, focusing on the topic of the influence of Social Media on the real economy and the social identity of citizens (2019).

He has a teaching experience in the tertiary education since the academic year 2000-2001; it includes mainly contracts of assignment of scientific or laboratory work, with independent teaching, to content pertinent to the fields of finance, statistic, macroeconomic, quantitative methods, social media and adults education.

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Dr. Chiharu Miyata

Chiharu Miyata is an associate professor at Mie University in Japan. She completed master’s degree from Essex university in UK, PhD from Kyoto University School of Medicine in Japan. She has 30 years of clinical, academic, and management experience. Her research has a dual focus – nursing administration and nurse’s professional attitudes.

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Assoc. Prof. Che-Hung Lin

Che-Hung Lin is Associate Professor in Accounting at National Pingtung University. He received his PhD in Accounting and Finance from the National Central University of Taoyuan, Taiwan. His research areas include founding family ownership, auditing, accounting conservatism and earnings management. Professor Lin’s papers have been published in the Journal of Business Research, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Accounting Forum, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence.

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Ms. Nadia Atiyah Atshan

Nadia A. Atshan currently works at the Department of Business Administration, at Southern Technical University. She holds MBA from the Basra university. Ph.D. student at UNITEN university. Nadia does research in Organizational Behavior, Organization Studies, Marketing, Leadership, and Innovation. Researcher and reviewer for many organizational studies journals.

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Mr. Josep Alzamora

Josep Alzamora, although he studied law and total quality engineering (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. He’s currently managing the Development Department at SPX Prestige School.

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Dr. Adolfo F. Chiri

Dr. Chiri is an economist, specialized in international economy, competitiveness, and energy. He has extensive experience working with multinational companies, governments, and academia, in the US and in emerging markets. He currently conducts research related to assessment of the business environment in emerging economies, at the Institute for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development. He holds a Ph.D. and M. A. from the University of Miami and an M.P.A. from Harvard University.

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Ms. Sarika Gulati Gupta

Sarika Gulati Gupta, with an MSC in Applied Physics and MBA, is a seasoned professional with proficiency in business studies, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Currently pursuing a PhD in workplace wellbeing, she combines science, psychology, and management practices to explore the link between subjective wellbeing and spirituality at work. With a passion for using scientific research to drive positive change, she is committed to making meaningful contributions to the field of management and human resources.

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Assoc. Prof. Deniz Palalar Alkan

Deniz Palalar Alkan is Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Management at Yeditepe University. She has earned her baccalaureate degree from Florida Atlantic University majoring in International Business and Trade. She got her Master’s Degree from Lynn University and Ph. D. From Istanbul University. While attending Florida Atlantic University she volunteered to work with students with disabilities. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree, she started to work at several international banks including Citibank N.A. and global insurance brokerage firms. She has been an instructor since 2011 and currently teaching courses including Leadership, Business Management and Entrepreneurship at Yeditepe University. Her area of interest are organizational behavior, leadership, and diversity.

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Esra Kabakalarlı

She graduated from Hacettepe University, Department of Economics (BSc). Esra Kabaklarlı completed her master’s and doctoral studies at Selcuk University, Department of Economics. After graduating from the university in 2003, the author worked as a Management Trainee at Denizbank A.Ş for 3 years and started her academic career at Selçuk University in 2006. She had the opportunity to complete the practical part of her thesis at Regents University in England, where she went for her PhD thesis research with a YÖK scholarship. Digital Economy, Green FinTech, finacial literacy are the areas of interest of the author, who generally works on economic policy.  She is a working group member of COST-19130 Fintech and Artificial Intelligence in Finance, 2020-2022 .

Speech Title: Green FinTech

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Dr. Luay Jum’a

Luay Jum’a is an Associate Professor of Logistics at the German Jordanian University (GJU). He holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from Brunel University in the UK and an MSc in Marketing Management from the University of Surrey; both considered one of the leading schools in Management. Finally, he has published his research in many high-ranked journals focusing on supply chain management, logistics operations management, and sustainability.

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Dr. Nilay Balkan

Currently a lecturer in Marketing and teaches marketing management and marketing communications. Previously worked as a Business Advisor and Communications Assistant. Academic interests include SMEs, marketing strategy and Scholarship in Learning and Teaching.

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Ms. Aria Angeliki Bousoulegka

Aria Angeliki Bousoulegka is a Greece-based Visual Communication Designer. She has studied Fine Arts at the University of Ioannina, Greece. She has a masters’ degree in Graphic Design from the University of East London, UK and in Museology-Cultural Management from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Currently she has been studying for her PhD Research on the field of advertising at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

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Ast. Prof. Nihat Doganalp

He has completed his undergraduate and master's studies at Erciyes University and his doctorate at Selçuk University, Department of Economics. He still works as an assistant professor at Beyşehir Ali Faculty of Business Administration and works on energy economy and financial economy.

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Asst. Prof.  Hüseyin İkizler

Assistant Professor Hüseyin İkizler graduated from Koç University Mathematics-Economics Double Major Program and a master’s degree in Economics from Koç University. He received his Ph.D. in Microeconomics from Bilkent University in January 2019. Currently, he has been working as a faculty member (2021-) at OSTIM Technical University, Department of Economics. His current research focuses on labor economics and health economics.

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Asst. Prof. V. Özlem Akgün

She graduated from Selcuk University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 2005. She completed her master’s studies in 2008 and her doctorate in 2015. Now she is a Marketing Associate Professor at Selcuk University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of International Trade and Finance. She has national and international studies in the fields of Modern Marketing Management, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Neuro Marketing, Green Marketing, Viral Marketing, Consumer Behavior, and Brand Management.

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Ms. Miriam Abdelwahid

Miriam Abdelwahid graduating student from New Giza University. She studied Business majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Her graduation research project focused on factors affecting the success of women entrepreneurs in Egypt.

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Dr. Noha Alaa El Dine

Noha. A. Alaa El Dine is born in Cairo on the 14th of Feb., she is a Ph.D. holder in Business Administration from Durham University Business School, UK, 2013. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Nile University, Cairo, Egypt. She has over 20 years of experience in the consulting business. Her research interests include marketing and branding, online learning, customer experience, and knowledge management.

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Dr. Aram Belhadj

Dr. Aram Belhadj is an assistant professor at the University of Carthage (FSEG Nabeul), Tunisia. He got his Ph.D. from the University of Orleans France.  He serve as a consultant for several think-tanks and international organizations (OECD, AU, ACET, ACBF, GIZ…).

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Mr. Ali Akgün

He graduated from Selcuk University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 2003. He completed his master studies in 2006 and my doctorate in 2013. Now he’s teaching about Finance and Financial Markets at Selcuk University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business (Finance). He has a lot of studies in the fields of Finance, Digital Finance, Investment, Financial Markets and Financial Efficiency.