International Conference on R&D Perspectives. Promoting Innovation through Education, Culture and Co (&D, ECC2009)

Venue: Faculty of Communication and Public Relations (FCRP), Bucharest, Romania

Location: Bucharest, Romania, Romania

Event Date/Time: Nov 06, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 07, 2009
Registration Date: Jul 30, 2009
Early Registration Date: Jul 30, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 19, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jul 01, 2009
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Faculty of Communication and Public Relations (FCRP), Bucharest, Romania in cooperation with Fulbright Commission Romania invites you to attend the International Conference on R&D Perspectives. Promoting Innovation through Education, Culture and Communication, November 6-7, 2009, Bucharest.


Research and development are critical topics in the context of the current economic crisis. From this perspective, one of the challenging purposes is to raise awareness of the importance of R&D as key factors for growth, social and economic stability in the contemporary world. During the European Year of Creativity and Innovation, the major goal in all fields is to underline the strong links between science and society in order to make development, research and innovation indispensable for sustainability and competitiveness. In this context, the International Conference on R&D Perspectives. Promoting Innovation through Education, Culture and Communication seeks to provide an international forum for the presentation of new research results and problems related to these topics. All scholars, researchers, policy makers and advisers with an interest in these explosive fields are invited to exchange ideas and approaches. Their contributions can be in the form of:
– theoretical presentation adding new insights to the debate in the literature;
– original empirical research;
– case studies.


Potential paper topics might include, but are not limited to, subjects such as:

– Policies and Strategies for Managing Creativity and Innovation
– European Union Policy for Innovation and Creativity Promotion
– Innovation Management in Universities
– Innovation Management
– Innovation Marketing
– Promoting Creativity and Innovation through Communication and Public Relations Strategies
– Cross-cultural Management
– Management for Sustainability
– Research and Technological Development Policies
– Knowledge and Innovation – the contemporary Drivers of Competitiveness
– Patterns of Economic Development and R&D erformance
– R&D Policies in the European Union. EU Financial Support for Research and – Development
– Economic and Social Crisis in Contemporary World
– Entrepreneurship and Innovation
– Innovation in the Business Sector. The Role of Small and Medium Enterprises
– Innovation, Research and Education: the Magic Triangle of Contemporary Development
– University – Government – Industry Collaborations. Best practice examples
– Education and the Emergence of the Knowledge Society
– Education and the New Media
– Learning and Knowledge Management
– Culture, Social Interaction and Diversity Management in Innovation
– Projects and Innovation management
– Project management as a macroeconomic approach
– Management of R&D projects
– Globalization and Communication; Mass Media as the dDrivers of Globalization
– Globalization and Innovation, Globalization of Innovation

Important Deadlines

April 19, 2009: abstract submission;
April 30, 2009: abstract acceptance (notification of authors);
July 1, 2009: full paper submission;
July 30, 2009: full paper acceptance (notification of authors).


The abstracts (max. 200 words followed by 3-5 keywords) will be submitted for review in electronic MS Word format. Please provide the full names, affiliations, mailing addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all authors, indicating the contact author. There will be accepted only one paper for each participant as a first author. Abstracts will be submitted online to the following e-mail address: Th official languages of the conference are English and French.
The accepted papers will be published in the conference volume (a special issue of a CNCSIS B+ Journal indexed in International Scientific Data Bases).
The authors will receive confirmation via email.


Additional Information

Conference fee Conference fee is 100 euro/ participant and it includes: conference papers volume, conference program and conference banquet. For PhD and MA candidates the conference fee is 50 euro/ participant. Information and contacts Further information and updates regarding conference venue, registration, conference program and accommodation details, will be posted on the conference website: