• June, 15

    Abstract/paper submission

  • June, 30

    Abstract/paper acceptance

  • October, 1


  • October, 21-22




The main aim of the conference is to share knowledge and expertise in the wide areas of New Economy functioning in the context of COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences. The fifth edition of ICOFEP will be divided into three major tracks: economics, finance and management.

Conference main topics include, but are not limited to:

  •  The impact of the COVID pandemic on managerial processes, e.g. production, logistics, marketing activities
  •  New digital business models and business strategies
  •  Changes in consumer behavior due to digitalization and Covid-19 pandemic
  •  Digital media, communication, value appropriation and customer collaboration
  •  Collaboration in the pandemic and post-pandemic era – the role of digitalization in business and social relationships
  •  Sources of competitive advantage in the New Economy
  •  Sources and constraints of firms’ appropriated value in post-pandemic ecosystems
  •  Internationalization of firms – new business strategies and theoretical explanations in the New Economy

  • ICOFEP 2019

  •  New Economy and its manifestations
  •  Recovery after pandemic
  •  New market models and new consumption models in the digitalized world
  •  Labour markets in the post-pandemic world
  •  Challenges for the governments and supervisors resulting from pandemic
  •  New patterns of globalization
  •  Remote education – problem or a chance?
  •  Digitalization and Big Tech in the face of pandemic
  •  Reconfiguration of global value chains and supply chains in the post-covid era
  •  Challenges for the theory of economics resulting from the pandemic period and following digitalization?

  •  Architecture of financial systems and financial supervision
  •  Sustainable finance after the pandemic
  •  New patterns and frameworks and for the financial institutions resulting from the pandemic period
  •  Cryptocurrencies – safe havens, future money or virtual casino?
  •  New forms and methods of payments
  •  The impact of the COVID-19 on risk management in financial institutions
  •  Cybersecurity in financial institutions
  •  Disintermediation or growth of digital banks
  •  Robo advising and machine learning in finance



Charlie Dannreuther

University of Leeds, UK

    With extensive, research teaching and project management experience in UK EU relations Charlie Dannreuther works at the interface between UK and EU politics with a special focus on SME policy in its various forms. To that end he has given evidence on SME policy to the UK's Cabinet Office and BIS and the EU's Economic and Social Committee and offered training to a wide range of international and national government organisations across Europe since 1999. These have included leading award-winning projects for the FCO in Turkey and Bosnia and an EU wide research programme on the financial crisis its causes and consequences. Since the referendum Charlie Dannreuther continues to focus on supporting students offer evidence to the House of Lords EU Select Committee. He is also running a series of workshops and events for academics and the general public on the implications of BREXIT to the UK and the EU. These activities are supported by international networks including as a General Secretary of the European Association of Evolutionary Political Economy.

    Daniel J. Galvin

    Northwestern University, USA

      Daniel J. Galvin (Ph.D., Yale University) is an Associate Professor of Political Science and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. He is also a nonresident Fellow at the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization at Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations. Galvin’s research focuses on American politics and falls roughly into two general areas. One includes the presidency, political parties, and American political development. The other includes labor politics and public policy, workers’ rights, and the enforcement of labor standards. Galvin’s research has been supported by the Russell Sage Foundation, the Economic Policy Institute, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the National Science Foundation, the AT&T Research Fellowship, the Miller Center for Public Affairs, the LBJ Foundation, and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Foundation. Daniel Galvin is currently chair of the Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy program at the Institute of Policy Research and field chair of the American Politics subfield in the Department of Political Science. He is affiliated with the Comparative-Historical Social Science program and the Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy at Northwestern.



      Prof. Elżbieta Gołata

      Head of the Board,
      Vice Rector,
      Poznań University of Economics and Business,

      Prof. Iustina Boitan

      Bucharest University of Economic Studies,

      Prof. Pompeo Della Posta

      University of Pisa,

      Prof. Garry D. Bruton

      Texas Christian University,

      Prof. Jens Eklinder Frick

      University of Gävle,

      Prof. Malena Havenvid

      KTH Royal Institute of Technology,

      Prof. Emilia Mioara Campeanu

      Bucharest University of Economic Studies,

      Prof. Scheherazade S. Rehman

      The George Washington University,

      Prof. Anthony Sauders

      New York University,


      Head of Scientific Committee

        Jens Eklinder Frick

        University of Gävle, Sweden



        Head of the Committee,
        Director of the Institute of Finance

          dr hab. Beata Woźniak-Jęchorek, prof. UEP

          Track coordinator: Economics
          Department of Macroeconomics and Development Research


          Track coordinator: Management
          Department of International Marketing


          Track coordinator: Finance
          Department of Money and Banking

          dr Katarzyna Schmidt

          Department of Money and Banking

          Dr Michał Borychowski

          Department of Macroeconomics and Agricultural Economics

          Dr Magdalena Dolata

          Department of Organization and Management Theory

          Dr Anna Warchlewska

          Department of Money and Banking

          Dr Aleksandra Wójcicka–Wójtowicz

          Department of Operations Research

          Dr Joanna Lizińska

          Department of Corporate Finance



          Abstract submission – June 15, 2021
          Abstract acceptance – June 30, 2021
          Full papers submission – September 10, 2021
          Registration – October 1, 2021
          Conference – October 21-22, 2021


          Please submit your abstract and paper to: icofep@ue.poznan.pl
          (publication guidelines can be found on Conference website)

          Publication opportunities

          Selected papers will be considered for publication in:

          • the monograph published by Routledge
          • “Review of Evolutionary Political Economy”
          • “Economics and Business Review”

          Abstract submission

          Authors are invited to submit extended abstracts (in English) in doc/docx files no later than October 15, 2020 via e-mail icofep@ue.poznan.pl. Please note that the extended abstracts should be consistent with the required format. A notification of acceptance will be sent till November 10, 2020.

          Notification of acceptance

          A notification of acceptance will be sent within one week after submission.


          Registration should be online, no later than November 16, 2020 At least one of the authors of each paper must have a full registration for attending the conference. One person can register only once. Please do not register before the notification of acceptance from the organizers! (registrations cancelled as a result of an abstract not being accepted will be refunded 50% of the registrations fees less an administration fee of 20€). Please choose one of the options in the registration forms: "presentation only" or "full paper".

          Paper submission

          Submission paper is optional only for publication. The deadline for paper submission is October 15, 2020. Nevertheless, at least extended abstract should be submitted to be included in conference materials.

          Publication opportunity

          The potential publication in the monograph will concern only those who send full papers. Selected papers will be considered for publication in the monograph published by Springer or Palgrave Macmillan. All abstracts will be published in Conference Proceedings.


          Presenters as well as attending co-authors will receive a certificate of participation during ICOFEP. It will be obligatory to send a conference presentation.




          Poznań University of Economics and Business
          Al. Niepodległości 10
          61-875 Poznań


          Special accommodation offers for ICOFEP participants:

          NH POZNAN****
          Święty Marcin 67 | 61-806 Poznań | Poland
          The hotel proposes special prices for ICOFEP conference participants - price discount (10% lower than the current price) is offered for booking till 31 March 2020.
          Password: ICOFEP2020
          Rooms will be offered as long as they are available.

          IBB Andersia Hotel****
          Plac Andersa 3 | 61-894 Poznań | Poland
          For guests staying during 6-9 May 2020 the hotel proposes special prices for ICOFEP conference participants - 380 PLN per night for single Comfort 1 room with breakfast or 450 PLN per night for double room with breakfast.
          Password: ICOFEP
          Rooms will be offered as long as they are available.

          Other hotels in the neighborhood of the conference venue:

          Hotel Mercure Poznań Centrum****
          Ul. Roosevelta 20 | 60-829 Poznań | Poland

          Hotel Rzymski***
          Aleje Karola Marcinkowskiego 22 | 61-827 Poznań

          Hotel Royal***
          ul. Św. Marcin 71 | 61-808 Poznań | Poland

          How to get to Poznań

          By plane: Poznan Lawica Airport is located 7 km west from the city centre. There are direct, daily flights to Poznan from Frankfurt, Munich or Copenhagen.

          By train: by direct train from Berlin HBF or Warsaw Central station – both 2,5h travel.


          From Main Train Station: 10-minute walk
          Check on Google Maps

          Transport to and from the airport
          Right in front of T3 terminal (arrival hall) you may find a 24/7 taxi stand.

          By public transport
          Poznan Airport is well-connected with the city center by public transport. There are bus stops right in front of the passenger terminal and in its close vicinity. Currently four bus lines run between the airport and city center, one of which – L – is an express line connecting the airport with the main train station.

          Taxi corporations
          M1 Taxi Poznan +48-61-8-222-222
          Taxi RMI +48-61-8-219-219
          Euro Taxi Poznan +48-61-8-111-111


          Selected papers will be published in the monograph indexed in Web od Science Core Collection.
          Selected papers (reviewed and accepted by editors) will also be considered for publication in, among others:
          • Economics and Business Review (EBR) – indexed and distributed in EBSCO, ESCI, ProQuest, BazEcon, CEJSH and Index Copernicus.
          • Proceedings Of The Faculty Of Economics And Business in Zagreb – indexed in EconLit, EBSCO, ProQuest ABI/Inform Complete, ProQuest Business Premium Collection and ProQuest East&Central Europe Database, Social Science Premium Collection.
          • Review of Finance and Banking (RFB) –indexed in CABBEL, DOAJ, EBSCO Publishing, EconLit, Index Copernicus, RePEc, EconPapers, Ideas and Ulrich.
          • Research Papers in Economics and Finance
          • Romanian Journal of Fiscal Policy (RJFP) – indexed in ECONSTOR, DOAJ, Cabell's Directories, Ulrich's, FIaF (Free Internet available Finance).
          • Studia Oeconomica Posnaniensia – indexed in BazEkon, CEJSH, Index Copernicus, PBN
          • Bezpieczny Bank – indexed in BazEkon, CEJSH, ICI Journal Master List.
          • Ruch Prawniczy, Ekonomiczny i Socjologiczny – indexed in BazEkon; CEJSH; WorldCat.
          Moreover, book of abstracts and e-proceedings will be edited.



          PLN payments EUR payments
          Beneficjent: Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu,
          al. Niepodległości 10, 61-875 Poznań
          Beneficiary: Poznan University of Economics and Bussines,
          al. Niepodleglosci 10, 61-875 Poznan
          Bank: Santander Bank Polska Bank: Santander Bank Polska
          Nr rachunku: 54 1090 1359 0000 0000 3501 8918 IBAN: 02 1090 1359 0000 0001 0062 7162
          SWIFT: WBK PPL PP
          Tytuł przelewu: ICOFEP2021, imię i nazwisko Uczestnika Message line: ICOFEP2021, first and last name of conference participant and affiliation
          The project financed within the Regional Excellence Initiative programme of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Poland, years 2019-2022, grant no. 004/RID/2018/19, financing 3,000,000 PLN