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ACBSP Region 8 Fall Conference Prague

Conference theme: Teaching in a Student-centered World

University of Economics and Management (Prague, Czech Republic) is pleased to host ACBSP Region 8 Fall Conference 2019 (from 14th - 17th of November 2019).

What to Expect

Keynote speakers

Keynote speakers are leading Czech experts on future Higher Education and trends, technologies and modern teaching-learning techniques.

Mgr. Bohumil Kartous, Ph.D.

Mgr. Bohumil Kartous, Ph.D.

Head of Communications and Analyst of EDUin, publisher and journalist in education in Czech media, commentator on events in education in the Czech Republic and internationally, teacher and mentor at the University of Economics and Management and cooperator at Start up Education Republic.

  • topic: AI will definitely change education. But how?

About University of Economics and Management

University of Economics and Management (Vysoká škola ekonomie a managementu VŠEM) offers study programmes since 1996 in a field of human resources, finance, marketing, advertising, economics, law, management, international relations, business and organizational culture, psychology, sociology, public administration etc.

  • Study programs in Czech and English language are accredited on national (Ministry of Education Youth and Sports) and international level (ACBSP).
  • The main mission and objective of VŠEM is to be an independent higher education institution offering internationally competitive study programmes.
  • The educational process at VŠEM involves conveying information on development and current trends in line with the concepts and approach of individual study programmes, with the objective of preparing the graduates to succeed in the increasingly competitive environment of the integrated and globalized world.

About Prague

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. Prague is known to be one of Europe’s architectural gems, with styles ranging from Gothic through Renaissance and Baroque to Art Nouveau. This fact has made Prague an important UNESCO World Heritage Site which attracts more and more tourists every year.

  • The historical centre of Prague consists mainly of Old Town (Staré Město) which is surrounded around the Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí) with the famous Astronomical Clock (Orloj) dating from the 15th century, the Jewish quarter with several synagogues, the Charles Bridge over the river Vltava connecting the Old Town with the Lesser Town (Malá strana), and the Prague Castle dominated by the Cathedral of St Vitus.
  • New Town (Nové město) consists of Wenceslas Square (Václavské náměstí) with many shopping options and the National Museum, Charles Square (Karlovo náměstí) which is one of the largest squares in the world, and the National Avenue (Národní třída) with the magnificent National Theatre. Both offered hotels are located in this quarter.