Ettore Bolisani graduated with “Laurea” in Electronic Engineering, and got his PhD in Innovation Studies at the University of Padua. He was Researcher at the University of Trieste, EU TMR Research Associate at the University of Manchester, and Researcher at the University of Padua. He is Associate Professor (with habilitation to Full Professorship) at the School of Engineering of the University of Padua, Department of Management and Engineering, where he teaches “Innovation Management” and “ICT in Business” at post-graduate level, and he is member of the Board of the Doctoral School of Management Engineering. He was Erasmus visiting teacher at the universities of Cov\entry (UK), Kaunas Technological University (LT), Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena (E) and Technische Hochschule Köln (D). He was Chair of the 10th and 19th Editions of the European Conference on Knowledge Management (2009 and 2018). He is among the founders and was the first president of the International Association for Knowledge Management (IAKM). He is Co-editor with Meliha Handzic of the Book Series on “Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning” (Springer Publishing). He is Editor of the “Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management”. He is member of the Management Committee of the EU “INDCOR” Cost Action. He has authored more than 200 papers, chapters, and books on knowledge management and innovation management. He has participated in research projects at national and international level, and he provided consultancy and training courses to international institutions, multinationals, and small corporations.

Ralf Andreas Wilke is a Full Professor of Applied Econometrics in the Economics Department at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, since 2014. He is also Research Professor at the Institute for Employment Research at Nuremberg, Germany, Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Research at Mannheim, Germany and Foreign Expert at the North China Electric Power University, People’s Republic of China. He worked as a Reader in Mircoeconometrics at the University of York, UK, from 2011 to 2014 and as Associate Professor and Lecturer at the University of Nottingham, UK, from 2007 to 2011. He obtained his PhD in Economics at the University of Dortmund in 2002. His main areas of research are applied econometrics and microeconometrics with a focus on distributional methods such as survival analysis, copula models and quantile regression. His empirical research is often about the labour market. He has published more than 30 papers in international journals in the areas of Economics, Econometrics and Statistics, including Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Econometric Theory, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society and Statistical Methods in Medical Research. He serves as an associate editor for Empirical Economics.

WORKSHOP ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

International Association for Knowledge Management (IAKM)

Aim: The purpose of this Workshop is to promote the trends and challenges of Knowledge Management in the emergent economies. In the knowledge economy, knowledge becomes a strategic resource and its management is critical in the organizational performance and firm’s sustainability. Promoting Knowledge Management is necessary especially in the emergent economies, like that of Romania, due to its capacity of being a driving force for a firm in achieving competitive advanatge.

Moderator: Professor Emeritus  Constantin Bratianu, UNESCO Department of the Bucharest University of Rconomic Studies, Romania,  who is the President of the International Association for Knowledge Management (IAKM).

Invited speakers: The Guest Speakers for this Workshop are known international experts in Knowledge Management and they are members of the IAKM Board.

Participants: The Workshop is open to all participants of ICBE who are interested in the topic of Knowledge Management and in its challenges for the firms in emergent economies.

Professor Emeritus Constantin Bratianu, UNESCO Department of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania. He is professor of Strategic Management and Knowledge Management and the President of IAKM.  He is known for his contributions in the theory of knowledge fields, knowledge dynamics in organizations, and knowledge strategies. He is Associate Editor of the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management.

Prof. Dr. Ettore Bolisani, University of Padua, Italy. He is the founder and Past President of IAKM. He is known for his contributions in the domain of knowledge intensive business services (KIBS), communities of practice, social media in KM, and knowledge strategies. He is Co-Editor of the Book Series Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning (Springer). He is Editor of the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management.

Prof.Dr. Malgorzata Zieba, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland. She is Vice-President of IAKM. She is known for her contributions in the domain of knowledge intensive business services (KIBS) and knowledge risks. She is an author and a reviewer for the mainstream journals in knowledge management. Also, she wrote several chapters in books published by Springer.

Prof.Dr. Alexeis Garcia-Perez, University of Coventry, UK. He is Vice-President of IAKM. He is known for his contributions in the domain of cybersecurity and knowledge risk and security. He is an author and a reviewer for the mainstream journals in knowledge management. He is the President of the 2020 Edition of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, organized by the University of Coventry, UK.

Prof.Dr. Juan Gabriel Cegarra-Navarro, Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Spain. He is a member of the Board of IAKM. He is known for his contributions in the domain of organizational learning and unlearning. He is Associate Editor of the journal Knowledge and Process Management, and Regional Editor of the Journal of Knowledge Management.