Education, Research and Development Conference (ERD)

Venue: Hotel Imperial, Conference Hall

Location: Sunny Beach, Burgas, Bulgaria

Event Date/Time: Sep 07, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 11, 2012
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We are pleased to invite you to take part in the Education, Research and Development Conference,
which will be held on September 7–11, 2012 in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.
The conference is part of the scientific events organised annually by Info Invest, the Science & Education Foundation and its partners.

Education, Research and Development
Third International Conference
September 7–11, 2012, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Organized by

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
Science & Education Foundation
Scientific Information System Ltd

Sponsored by
Info Invest Ltd, Bulgaria


Knowledge and Innovation: A Primary Factor for Productivity and Economic Growth

Innovative approaches to knowledge management
Flexible approaches to knowledge management
Peer-to-peer knowledge management
Organisational creativity & idea generation
Public sector innovation and policy
Educating the next generation of innovators
Culture and team management in innovation
Legal Framework in Knowledge Management
Education in market economy. Competitive education
The role of education in creating information society and technologies
Еducation and research, demographic processes and labour market
Equal access and wider participation in education
Government regulation and legislation
Structure, management and funding
Intellectual property in education and research

E-Learning and Virtual Innovations

E-learning: projects and results
E-learning: pedagogical strategies and tactics
Developing e-learning methods for specific fields
Online laboratories and classrooms
Virtual universities
Electronic library: information and search technologies
Electronic journals and books: projects and prospects

Higher Education: Globalisation and Internationalisation

Higher and further education: new challenges
Academic experiences and best practice contributions
Quality processes at national and international level
Evaluation and assessment
Exchange programmes for students and university staff
Higher education and the Bologna Process
Application of the European system for accumulation and transfer of credits (ECTS)
Erasmus Programme: implementation and results at universities
The internationalisation of universities
Research and educational networks
International projects and innovations
Linking universities and the industry: partnerships, programmes, expertise
Assessment of students knowledge and skills

Scientific Research: Results and Perspectives

Scientific research centres: achievements and new ideas
Researching technologies in education
International research cooperation
Research on various aspects of the innovative society
Research methodologies
Academic research projects
Interconnection between education and research
University/Industry/Government: collaborative partnership in research

Socialisation of Youth in Contemporary Society

Humanising education
Creative activities
Continuity in education
Arts in education
Teacher training in a multicultural environment
Intercultural communication. The system of values in the dialogue of cultures

Education, Individual and Society

Pedagogy and methodology of education
Psychological and pedagogical content of educational activities
Integration of cross–cultural studies in the curriculum
General and vocational education
Pre-school education
Extra-curricular and out-of-school activities
Lifelong learning
Alternative education
Education of children and pupils with special educational requirements
Personnel, scientific, information and library services
Quality of teaching, training programs and аssessment


Hotel Imperial
Sunny Beach