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ECE 2017


The Conference Proceedings  from the conference is available HERE.


We are pleased to invite you to the 20th anniversary of the conference Enterprise and Competitive Environment.


The conference will be held at the Faculty of Business and Economics of Mendel University in Brno on March 9 – 10, 2017. It crosses traditional discipline boundaries and involves a wide variety of interactions ranging from traditional academic disciplines or schools of thought to the reality of business. Many of the issues provide innovative ideas and combine the best academic thinking with the industry expertise development in financial services, public sector/government, information and communications technologies.

In 2016, there have been presented 145 papers from different countries as Czech Republic, China, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.

Keynote Address

prof. Václav Klaus 

Economist, Politician, President of the Czech Republic in 2003 - 2013

dr. Giorgia Maffini

 Deputy Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

prof. Laurent Weill 

Full Professor in Economics,  University of Strasbourg












Important Dates

Registration opening: 1st September 2016
Registration deadline: 15th January 2017
Abstract submission deadline (Proceedings & Journals): 15th January 2017
Notification of abstract acceptance: 25th January 2017
Payment deadline: 6th February 2017
Paper Submission Deadline (Proceedings & Journals): 6th February 2017
Revised Paper for Proceedings Deadline: 29th March 2017
Revised Paper for Journals Deadline: 10th April 2017


Paper Submission and Conference Proceedings

All the good-quality papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be submitted for indexing to the Web of Science Database.

The best selected papers will be submitted for publishing in the following journals:


Engineering Economics (ISSN: 1392-2785 , indexed in the Web of Science)


Computing and Informatics (ISSN: 1335-9150, indexed in the Web of Science)

Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis (ISSN: 1211-8516, indexed in Scopus) European Journal of Business Science and Technology -EJOBSAT (ISSN: 2336-6494, indexed in RePEc)


Conference FEE: 3.300CZK 

Registration fee includes conference programme and other conference materials. Coffee breaks and lunch during the conference is also included in the registration fee. Accommodation is not included.


Conference Topic​s

The conference is focused especially on the following topics: 

  1. Bioeconomics
  2. Business Economics
  3. Consumer Behaviour and Life Quality
  4. Decision Making Processes
  5. Financial Markets
  6. Fair and Sustainable Taxation in the EU
  7. Law and Economics
  8. Management and Marketing
  9. Text Mining and Machine Learning
  10. Welfare Economics



Scientific conference board

    Organisation Board (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • František Dařena (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Jarko Fidrmuc (Zeppelin University of Friedrichshafen)
    • Jack W. Hou (California State University - Long Beach))
    • Peter Huber (Austrian Institute of Economic Research)
    • Jitka Janová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Svatopluk Kapounek (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Luděk Kouba (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Danuše Nerudová (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • David Procházka (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Jana Stávková (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Laurent Weill (University of Strasbourg)
    • Pavel Žufan (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
    • Svatopluk Kapounek
    • Veronika Krůtilová
    • Hana Vránová
    • Barbora Šiklová



    Contact: Hana Vránová,