Transformation, Integration and Globalization
"Knowledge-based economy as factor of competitiveness and economic growth"
18 January, 2008
conference aims at offering an opportunity to present study results and
discuss the role of knowledge-based economy as a main driving force of
economic growth and competitiveness
The particular emphasis will be put on the following aspects:
- Knowledge as a new paradigm and factor of competitiveness and economic development;
- Position of Poland in terms of knowledge-based economy in comparison to other EU countries;
- Impact of new technologies and knowledge management on economic growth and employment in regions;
- Policy implications for R&D, technology transfer and knowledge implementation for country's and regional competitiveness.
9.00 - 10.00 Opening session
Prof. Andrzej K. Koźmiński, Rector of the Leon Koźmiński Academy of
Entrepreneurship and Management (WSPiZ), Warsaw, Poland
Introductory remarks by Prof. Grzegorz W. Kołodko, Director of TIGER
Keynote speaker - Prof. Itzhak Goldberg, Advisor, Policy and Strategy, Private and Financial Sector, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank
"What is the role of government in a building knowledge-based economy and absorptive capacity to enhance growth?"
10.00 - 11.30
1st Session: The role of knowledge in modern theories and practice of competitiveness and economic growth - moderator prof. Dorota Dobija, WSPiZ
Prof. Marianna Strzyżewska, "Knowledge-performance paradox in enterprises in Poland",SGH.
Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn, "Evolution of factors and measures of
international competitiveness. The increasing role of knowledge", WSPiZ.
Ms. Agnieszka Rosolińska, "New Challenges for Financing Business in the Knowledge-based Economy", WSPiZ.
Maria Lissowska, "Competition and entry of firms as hypothetical
factors of innovation. The case of Polish SME against the theories",
Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)
11:30 - 11:45
11.45 - 13.15
2nd Session: The state and perspectives of knowledge-based economy - moderator prof. Marianna Strzyżewska, SGH
Dr. Jan Fazlagić, "Primary education - the poor neighbour in the KBA agenda"
The Poznań University of Economics.
Dr. Izabela Koładkiewicz, "Universities and R&D networking in a knowledge-based economy", WSPiZ.
Dr. Jakub Brdulak, "Cooperation between the Enterprise and Stakeholder", Warsaw School of Economics (SGH).
13.15 - 14.15
Session. The role of knowledge as source of competitiveness and
economic development of regions. Empirical evidence - moderator prof.
Grzegorz Gorzelak, EUROREG, Warsaw University
Bellini, "Regional policies in the knowledge-economy scenario. The role
of Europe's connected peripheries", The Sant Anna School of Advanced
Prof. Mirosław Miller, Prof. Jerzy Langer,
"The strategy of building knowledge-based economy in Lower Silesia",
Wrocław University of Technology.
Dr. Marta Goetz, "Regional
dimension of knowledge-based economies. The case of German federal
states and Polish provinces", Poznan University of Economics and the
Institute of Western Affairs.
4rth Session. ICT as driver of knowledge-based economy and competitiveness - moderator dr Malgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn, WSPiZ
Dr. Pál Gáspár, "The impact of ICT on competitiveness of New Member States", ICEG European Center, Budapest.
Marcin Kraska, "The state and perspective of e-business in Poland -
relative to other EU member states", Institute of Logistics and
Prof. Aldona Frączkiewicz-Wronka,
Dr. Agata Austen, Ms. Martyna Wronka, "Knowledge management in
healthcare: Silesian experiences of ICT application", University of
Economics in Katowice.
5th Session. Transition, development and knowledge-based economy - moderator dr Marta Goetz, Poznan University of Economics
Agnieszka Konkel, "What are the prospects for and barriers of
development of knowledge-based economy in developing countries?", The
Institute for Development Policy and Management, the University of
Dr. Nadiya Dubrovina, Dr. Vera Dubrovina, Ms.
Erika Neubauerova "Influence of educational potential to economic
growth in regions of Slovakia", Kharkov Institute of Trade and Economy,
Dr. Ivan Peshkov, "A Post-Soviet State, the
Knowledge-Based Economy and Transition. The Case of Russia", Instytut
Wschodni, Instutite of Eastern Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University in
Closing remarks - Dr. Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn, WSPiZ.