Keynote Speakers

Conference Keynote 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.