The conference is organised by the BEYOND4.0 Consortium and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (in collaboration with the European School of Social Innovation ESSI, the European Workplace Innovation EUWIN network and other networks and projects such as Paradigms4.0) in order to give international researchers in social sciences an opportunity to exchange the results of recent research in different fields of the consequences of digital transformations on work and employment. The conference aim is to present and discuss project findings thus far. In addition, relevant contributions from other EU projects and research on the digital transformation are encouraged in order to synergize and synthesize results.
The conference will include keynote plenary sessions with the Keynote speakers:
Mariya Gabriel (Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Commissioner (2019-2024) ),
Prof. Mariana Mazzucato (UCL),
Prof. Paul Osterman (MIT, TBC),
Prof. Steven Dhondt (TNO),
Prof. Chris Warhurst (University of Warwick),
Prof. Olli Kangas (University of Turku),
Dr. Glenda Quintini (OECD)
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Howaldt (TU Dortmund)
Six parallel sessions:
Submission of the proposals
The proposals (for papers or posters) should include the following elements: full name, e-mail, professional status, institutional affiliation; title of the paper; abstract – less than 3000 characters (less than 450 words) in English, specifying the problematic and its originality, the discipline, the sources, methods and empirical data used and a short bibliography and the stream.
All abstracts will be peer reviewed and applicants will receive a notification of acceptance no later than 15th may, 2021.
31 March 2021 – deadline for submission of the proposals. They should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
15 May 2021 – feedback from the organisers (after the opinion of the Scientific Committee) to the authors.
20 September 2021 – submission of the presentations to the Organisation Committee.
Vassil Kirov, Bagryan Malamin, Ekaterina Markova, Gabriela Yordanova, Diana Nenkova.