VUZF Lab organizes International Conference on Circular Economy and Sustainable Finance
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VUZF Lab organizes International Conference on Circular Economy and Sustainable Finance

The Laboratory for Applied Scientific Research (VUZF Lab) at VUZF University is organizing International Conference on Circular Economy and Sustainable Finance.

The forum will take place on October 24th 2019, starting at 10:30 a.m. at VUZF University, Hall 501, fl. 5, Sofia, 1 Gusla Str.

Start of registration: 9:30 a.m.

The event will take place in two successive panels. The aim is to hold an open expert discussion on the matters of circular economy.

The first panel will be dedicated to the ways of financing circular economy. The discussion will be around the following questions:

The focus of the second panel is the circular economy and the sustainability of finance in the context of Bulgaria"s foreign trade policy. The purpose of this panel is to outline some basic trends on the following issues:

Keynote presentations at the forum will be delivered by Prof. Virginia Zhelyazkova, PhD, Deputy Rector for Education and Quality, VUZF University, Prof. Daniela Bobeva, PhD, VUZF University, Prof. Teodoro Gallucci, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy, Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, The University of Central Lancashire (UClan Cyprus); Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and others.

The conference will bring together over 100 leading economists from Bulgaria and abroad, financial experts and analysts, experts in the field of circular economy and sustainable finance, public officials and representatives of State institutions, business, academic and scientific environment from Bulgaria and Europe.

Deadline for submitting requests to participate with papers: 30 September 2019 at: https://vuzflab.eu/en/request-to-participate/

Papers from the conference will be reviewed and published in a collective monograph by "St. Gregory the Theologian" VUZF Publishing House.

They should be between 10 and 15 standard pages (font: Times New Roman, 12, line space: 1.5).

Participation at the conference with papers is free of charge.

Final agenda of the forum will be prepared and published at the beginning of October 2019.

Deadline for submitting full papers: 15 November 2019 at: info@vuzflab.eu

Working languages of the conference: Bulgarian and English.

Deadline for registration for the conference: 22 October 2019 at: info@vuzflab.eu

Program Committee of the conference:


Prof. Grigorii Vazov, PhD


Prof. Sava Grozdev, PhD

Prof. Boyan Durankev, PhD

Prof. Teodoro Galluci, PhD

Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, PhD

Prof. Daniela Bobeva, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Julia Dobreva, PhD

Organizing Committee of the conference:


Prof. Virginia Zhelyazkova, PhD


Assoc. Prof. Radostin Vazov, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Yakim Kitanov, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Ali Veysel, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Teodora Lazarova, PhD

Mirena Shileva

Gergana Genova

For contacts and additional information: tel. +359 2 40 15 803, е-mail: info@vuzflab.eu

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Place: VUZF University, Hall 501, fl. 5, Sofia, 1 Gusla Str.