XXVI° International Conference of the PGV Network

The 26th International Conference of the PGV Network will take place in Grenoble, France, from September 10 to 12, 2020. It will be organized at the IUT2 of the University of Grenoble Alpes and will focus on the theme: Is Europe the right scale for actors and stakeholders to meet the challenges of the future?

XXVI° International Conference of PGV network

The 26th International Conference of the PGV Network will be held in Grenoble, France, from 10 to 12 September 2020. It will be organized by the IUT2 of the University Grenoble Alps and will focus on : Is Europe the right scale in which stakeholders and actors can meet future challenges?

Research within the network regularly gives rise to publications in various French or foreign media. It is punctuated, annually, by the organization of international conferences.
Since 1994, twenty-four conferences have been organized and the proceedings published by the host institutions. The twenty-sixth conference will be held in Grenoble, France in September 2020.

History of the International Scientific Conferences of the PGV Network

The opening colloquium of the network is organized by the University Pierre Mendès France on the general theme of The company in the countries of the Vysegrad Groupwith a particular focus on the factors of restructuring and the first transformations observed in Central Europe. The proceedings of the first conference are published in French and Polish in the number 11-12 of the Cahiers Franco-Polonais (Ed. CMPE-IUT 2, June-December 1994)
The second conference is organized by the University of Economics and the Polish-French School of Poznan, in the framework of a Phare program. The Poznan Conference entitled Corporate restructuring in transition economies  expands the 1994 theme by specifying the objectives (economic, legal and institutional frameworks of restructuring, privatization, territorial issues and SME development). The proceedings are published under the same title, entirely in French, by the Poznan Economic Academy (A.E. Poznan, 1997).
The third conference organized by the Pierre Mendès France University of Grenoble, under the title The organization of the Territorial Development in the Countries in Transition clarifies one of the issues discussed in Poznan, that of territorial development policy. It also introduces the issues of foreign investment and change management. The proceedings are published in French (CMPE-IUT 2, 1998).

The fourth conference will be held in Bratislava on the theme of The Experience of the Slovak Republic and Other Central European Countries in the Transition to a Market Economy. Organized by the Economic University of Bratislava with the support of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the conference will focus on theoretical aspects of the transformation process of enterprises and economies in transition, trade in the new European context, methods and models of transition in the private and public sectors and intercultural communication.

The proceedings are published in French and Slovak by the Presses de l'Université Economique (Vydavatel'stvo EKONOM, Bratislava 1998).

The Economic Academy in Katowice is organizing the fifth conference on the theme of the consumer and the company in the European area highlighting the characteristics of the new business and institutional environment and emphasizing the European integration process. The proceedings are published in French and Polish under the same title by the Academy (Centrum Badan i Ekpertyz, Katowice 1999).
The University Alexandru Ioan Cuza from Iasi chooses for the theme of the sixth Conference, Cultural dialogues and European economic developmentwhich allows us to introduce the problems of intercultural management in relation to economic and social development and cultural transfers. The proceedings are published in French and Romanian by the University Press of Iasi (Sedcom Libris, Iasi 2000).
The Autonomous University of Lisbon, organizer of the seventh conference, has chosen the theme of economic transfers between the countries of the Vysegrad Group and the European Union. Discussions focus on the types of reciprocal transfers (labor, information, technology, and capital) as well as on business strategies and the political, social, and cultural constraints of accession. The proceedings are published in French and English in the Galileu Journal (Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa - UAL - 2001).

The Matej Bel University in Banska-Bystrica (Faculty of Economics) has chosen the theme of the 8th Conference : The European construction. Modes of development and partners. The 8th Conference of the PGV Network will focus on two dimensions of the European construction: on the one hand, the economic Europe, a priority factor of the contemporary transformation, which places the enterprise in the context of change, and on the other hand, the social and cultural Europe, which represents one of the multiple implications of the European unification.

The proceedings are published in French and English by the UMB.

The ninth international conference of the PGV Network takes place in Svishtov, Bulgaria, on the theme of Innovation in the enlarged Europe. The focus is not on the European construction as such, but on innovation as a dynamic process of development (emergence and valorisation of innovation, innovation and territory, social innovation and cultural transformation).

The Proceedings are published in French by the D. Tsenov Academy.

The tenth International Conference of the PGV network has chosen as its theme Management training in the enlarged European Union. It brings together trainers, researchers, managers of public and private organizations from many countries of Western and Central Europe to exchange their experiences and training practices in different cultures.

The proceedings are published in French by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Lodzzkiego under the direction of Zofia Miolajczyk and Claude Martin.

The eleventh international conference of the PGV network has chosen as its theme The creation of innovative companies and the experiences of university spin-offs in the enlarged Europe. The focus is on the emergence of the entrepreneurial project, particularly in European universities, on the conditions of support and on the influence of national cultures.

The proceedings are published in French and Italian by the Faculty of Economics of Terni.

The twelfth International Conference of the PGV network has chosen as its theme The dynamics of human resources. A potential factor for integration in the enlarged Europe. The focus is on the European labor market, demography, territories and social policies. Special attention is given to the multicultural organization.

The proceedings are published in French by the University of West Timisoara.

The thirteenth international conference of the PGV network has chosen as its theme Europe and regional development. Community policies, entrepreneurship and civil society mobilization. The focus is on the strategic orientation of the enlarged Europe, community and institutional policies, local economy and enterprise. Particular attention is given to civil society, which is expected to play a decisive role in intercultural and inter-religious dialogue.

The proceedings are published in French by AESIC ISLA-Lisboa.

The fourteenth international conference of the PGV network has chosen as its theme The competitiveness of European companies, territories and states. Consequences for the development and cohesion of the EU. The focus is on the application of the principle of free competition and its consequences according to the level of development of the member states.

The proceedings are published in French by Wydawnictwo Akademii Ekonomicznej w Poznaniu.

The 15th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Bratislava, Slovakia, on September 10-11, 2009. It is organized by the Faculty of Commerce of the Economic University of Bratislava and focuses on the theme : The challenges of sustainable development: industrial and trade policies in the European Union.

The proceedings are published by Vydavatel'stvo EKONOM v Bratislave.

The 16th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Prague, Czech Republic, on September 9 and 10, 2010. It is organized by the Franco-Czech Institute of Management of the Economic University of Prague and focuses on the theme : The global crisis and the prospects for recovery of European economies.

The proceedings are published in French by the University of Economics in Prague.

The 17th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Grenoble, France, from September 8 to 10, 2011. It is organized by the Pierre Mendès France University of Grenoble - Institut Universitaire de Technologie 2 and focuses on the theme : The EU and its relationship to the world. Loss of status or emergence of a new growth model "made in Europe"?

The proceedings were published in 2011 in digital form before being published in two volumes by L'Harmattan (coll. Les Humanités) in 2012 and 2013.

The 18th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Lisbon, Portugal, from September 13 to 15, 2012. It is organized by ISLA Campus Laureate and focuses on the theme: The entrepreneur facing European public policies

The proceedings are published in French by ISLA Campus Lisboa.

 

The 19th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Katowice, Poland, from September 19 to 21, 2013. It is organized by the Economic University and focuses on the theme: The Information Society.European and global perspective.

The proceedings are published in French and English by the University's publishing center.

The 20th International Conference of the PGV Network takes place in Timisoara, Romania, on September 11-12, 2014. It is organized by the University of the West and focuses on the theme: European cohesion in question.

The proceedings are published in French by Mirton Editura.

The 21st International Conference of the PGV Network took place in Banska-Bystrica, Slovakia, on September 10 and 11, 2015. It focused on the theme: For a strong Europe. Renewing economic, entrepreneurial, political, territorial and educational structures.

The proceedings are published by the Faculty of Economics of the Matej bel University.

The 22nd International Conference of the PGV Network took place in Warsaw, Poland, on September 14-16, 2016. It focused on the theme: The European challenges. The Globalized or localized Union? The social, cultural and economic transformations of the EU into the world.

The proceedings are published by the Spoleczna Akademia Nauk University.

The 23rd International Conference of the PGV Network took place in Casablanca, Morocco, from September 14 to 16, 2017. It focused on the theme: The questioning of borders: a new representation of the European reality.

The proceedings are published by the International University of Casablanca.

The 24th International Conference of the PGV Network took place in Krakow, Poland, from September 20 to 21, 2018. It focused on the theme: The university of the future in the enlarged European space. Research, pedagogical innovations, collaborations with the economic worlds, competition and competitiveness.

The proceedings are published by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.