Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship
and Business Administration
All attention of scientists for digital economy: participation of SumDU economists in the International Conference in Katowice, Poland
March 25th – 29th professors from the Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Administration took part in the International Conference “Digital Economy and Digital Society” at Katowice School of Technology, Poland.
At the conference they presented the report “Social and Economic Drivers of the Development of the Digital Economy”. According to the results of the conference it is planned to publish a collective monograph.
 
Associate Professor O. Matsenko – on the left and prof. L. Melnyk – on the right with Dr. Alexander Ostenda, Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee
 
Plenary session of the conference
 
Moreover, Sumy scientists, taking advantage of the conference free time, visited the Universities of Economics in Katowice and Krakow, where they met with their colleagues (Professor Krystyna Jędralska, Dean of the Faculty of Management at the University of Economics in Katowice, and Professor Andrzej Jaki, Head of the Department of Economics and Organization of Enterprises at Cracow University of Economics) and discussed possible prospects for further cooperation.
 
 
Central Building of Cracow University of Economics
 
Meeting with Professor Andrzej Jaki, Head of the Department of Economics and Organization of Enterprises at Cracow University of Economics
 
View of the central square in the "Old Town" Krakow
 
In addition, the guests from Sumy learnt the Katowice experience in the implementation of "smart" stops for urban transport. Moreover, two student research papers on transport logistics systems supervised by Prof. L. Melnyk and Ass. Prof. O. Matsenko were selected for the final conference of the II round of the All-Ukrainian competition of student research papers, which is held at Kharkov National Automobile and Highway University.
 
Smart stops in Katowice
 
They also visited the radio station in Gliwice, where the Second World War began.
 
The imitation battle of "Polish terrorists" in the building of this German radio station in the border town of Gliwice (08/31/1939) began The Second World War. SS military played the role of "Polish saboteurs"
 
In this hall, the SS military shot down a German employee of the radio station, giving the start of the war